Best Canadian Albums Of 2014

Huffington Post Canada Music | Liisa Ladouceur | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada Music

Truth be told, if you were looking for Canadians making big commercial waves in music this this year, you would have found them on the singles charts....

Chromeo On Why They've Succeeded And U2 Failed

The Huffington Post Canada | Colton Eddy | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Music

David "Dave 1" Macklovitch and Patrick "P-Thugg" Gemayel, a Jewish-Arab duo from Montreal who brought analog electro-funk into our digital age, are pe...

Hey Ya We Have Photos From Osheaga Music Festival

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Music

Welcome to music festival weekend! While VELD and OVO will be bringing EDM and hip-hop fans to opposite ends of Toronto, Montreal's annual Osheaga kic...

Chris Taylor on Last Gang Records and the Changing Entertainment Landscape

Herbert Lui | Posted 08.25.2014 | Canada Music
Herbert Lui

When it all boils down, Last Gang Records was started in one of the most tumultuous eras of the music industry. It has thrived in the ten years since. Most people would say that the worst is over, but the entertainment industry will continue to evolve with streaming technology and subsequent advancements. But I'm not too worried for them.

Nothing But the Hits: 10 Great Years of Last Gang Records

Chris Taylor | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Music
Chris Taylor

Anyone reading Wikipedia will find out our label, Last Gang, started for Metric a decade ago. There was no business plan or grand design. In fact, most people thought starting a record label to coincide with the rise of Napster was stupid especially for someone seen to be an industry leader.

TV Soundtracks Worthy Of Their Own Golden Globes

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kurchak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Music

In general, The Golden Globes are a pretty great time for TV lovers. We get to see our favourite shows and stars celebrate right alongside their s...

Chromeo's New LP To Answer: 'What Would A French Jewish R. Kelly Do?'

HuffPost Canada Music | Benjamin Boles | Posted 11.01.2013 | Canada Music

Montreal electro funk duo Chromeo's retro sleaze appeal has now survived a decade of shifting trends and dance floor fads without diverting much from ...

Chromeo, Montreal's Arab/Jewish Electro Duo, Talk Charter Of Values

HuffPost Canada Music | Benjamin Boles | Posted 09.27.2013 | Canada Music

Chromeo sometimes describe themselves as "the only successful Arab/Jewish partnership since the dawn of human culture," but the Montreal electro funk ...

11 Musicians Who Are Smarter Than You

HuffPost Canada Music | Heather Cleland | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Music

As the students among us head back to become more learned in the coming weeks, some might wonder what the point of formal education is -- especially a...