David Bowie

Meet Music's Oddest Couples Ever

Huffington Post Canada Music | Brian Gasparek | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Living

It's a bit of an understatement to say that the world of music can be a strange and unexpected place. As fans, we're constantly surprised at the creat...

Celebrities Swept Up In HSBC Secret Account Scandal

CP/HuffPost Canada | Danica Kirka, The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2015 | Canada Business

The scandal unfolding around global banking giant HSBC’s alleged dealings with organized crime could potentially touch many famous people whose secr...

This Brilliant David Bowie GIF Illustrates 50 Years Of Ch-Ch-Changes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Music

David Bowie turned 68 last week, and he's probably had nearly as many stylistic reinventions over his 50-year career. I say probably because this amaz...

LISTEN: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' Soundtrack Is Out Of This World

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Music

When the "Guardians of the Galaxy" trailer first blew up the Internets, it was initially in large part thanks to the incongruous "ooga chakas" from th...

Chris Hadfield's 'Space Oddity' Video Coming Back Online

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Music

The moment that Chris Hadfield went from being a Canadian astronaut to a pop cultural icon was May 12, 2013, when the first music video shot in space ...

'Tommy,' We Can Still Hear You: The Who's Rock Opera Turns 45

The Huffington Post Canada | Juliette Jagger | Posted 05.23.2014 | Canada Music

When The Who released their fourth studio album "Tommy" on May 23rd, 1969, the times were certainly a-changin'. The Beatles were on the verge of break...

Who Made 2013's Best Music Videos?

The Huffington Post Canada | Melody Lau | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Music

Music has learned to evolve and adapt to the plethora of technological advancements throughout the years and this includes music videos. Having to sta...

Who Is David Bowie Really? Find Out at the AGO

Geoffrey Marsh | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada Music
Geoffrey Marsh

Six months ago David Bowie Is, an exhibition I co-curated with Victoria Broackes opened at the AGO on Sept 25. Bowie is an expert lyricist, a skilled musician and one of the greatest live performers but he is something more: he is a phenomenal artistic construction, and the evidence for this on display is what surprises many visitors to the exhibition -- even hard core fans.

LOOK: Photos Of David Bowie's Spectacular AGO Exhibit

HuffPost Canada Music | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada Music

David Bowie is having quite a year. After laying low the past decade -- as low as one can lie when one's music never stops being played -- after suffe...

Joshua Ostroff

Nile Rodgers Shares (Random Access) Memories Working With Daft Punk

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Music

Nile Rodgers was once a household name thanks to the mainstream success of his iconic disco group Chic and their multi-million-selling smashes "Le Fre...

Songs For The 2003 Blackout-aversary

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Music

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the great Blackout of 2003 that sent much of eastern Canada and the U.S into darkness for days. In commemorati...

Bowie Exhibit Coming To Toronto

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada Music

The Art Gallery Of Ontario is getting another star-studded exhibit. The Toronto gallery announced that the official David Bowie exhibit will be making...

Chris Hadfield Could Teach PR Companies a Thing or Two

Jana Schilder | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business
Jana Schilder

Commander Hadfield is equal part astronaut and PR spokesperson. We have just witnessed the best, longest-running, "good news" PR campaign in years. It was designed to promote interest in space aviation, technology, and science, and by extension the STEM subjects -- science, technology, engineering and math -- to our next generation. Here are his communication strategy and techniques, deconstructed.

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor Loves Rush

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

Trent Reznor is probably a happier camper now that Rush has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Turns out, the Nine Inch Nails frontman...

The Singing Spaceman -- Yesterday's Future...Today

D.K. Latta | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada
D.K. Latta

In an episode of the 2005 BBC Radio "mockumentary" series featuring the New Zealand comic-musicians, Flight of the Conchords, (prior to their TV incar...

15 Strangest Musical Appearances In Commercials

Huffington Post Music Canada | Anne T Donahue | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Music

These days it's not enough for musicians to simply make music. If you're Jay-Z you buy an ownership stake in a basketball team, if you're Sleater-K...