Red Bull Music Academy has traveled the world for nearly two decades, bringing a jam-packed program of events, exhibitions, workshops, talks and studio sessions wherever it goes. The 18th edition of the Academy kicked off in Montréal on September 24 and goes through October 28, and has already hosted a number of noteworthy lectures. See more on the recently released… Read more »
On Tuesday, March 15th at 12pm, there will be a brand new episode of WorldArts’ TRANSMISSIONS featuring iconic 80’s band Berlin. The show is hosted by TV and radio personality Nic Harcourt. You can tune in and watch the episode here: WorldArts.com/Transmissions. The Los Angeles-based synth pop group, founded by bassist John Crawford, singer Terri Nunn, and keyboard player David Diamond, came out… Read more »
The FADER premieres the first of two cover stories for its 99th issue: Claire Boucher, the 27-year-old singer, songwriter and producer known as Grimes. Read the full article here: thefader.com/2015/07/28/grimes-cover-story-interview It was her 2012 breakout ‘Visions’ that labeled Boucher a standout by critics, and landed her on the brink of stardom with a Billboard-charting, multiple-year-end-list-topping album. After signing to Roc… Read more »
Ever dream of conquering the music industry? ‘Welcome to the Machine’ is a documentary analysis of the functionality in music business that breaks down some of the mystique of the music industry. Welcome to the Machine is coming to DVD on August 6th. Watch the trailer for the release below. In 12 chapters, it tries to answer the question what the every… Read more »
During the North By Northeast Festival this year, I spoke with the guys from Montreal’s Human Human. We talked about everything from their favourite records, how their sound evolved, and how their friendship impacts their music. Watch the full video interview below. Watch the video for their track, Home via YouTube below.