Canada Musicians

When Bands Fake Their Online Popularity

Dani Oliva | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Music
Dani Oliva

To the untrained eye, social media numbers are important. However, if you delve, you'll notice inconsistencies. For example, a band may have a ton of "followers", but few likes on their photos. Alternately, a band may have lots of Soundcloud plays on a particular song, but few comments. Do not let buying popularity become the new form of radio DJ payola.

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...

LOOK: Bet You Didn't Know They Were Canadian

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.05.2013 | Canada

Everyone knows Hollywood is practically overrun with famous Canadians. Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds, Rachel McAdams, Michael Cera, Seth Rogen, every...

I'm Still Hoping for a Youth Uprising

Chris Ellul | Posted 10.24.2012 | Canada Music
Chris Ellul

Step into any chain store and you can pick up a pre-distressed biker jacket, creepers and your favourite band shirt. Now maybe I'm cynical but I just don't buy it. It seems few people have any perception of what it means to be truly alternative, and instead of standing out, the result of their efforts is that they are simply fitting in. I can only hope that somewhere there is a positive and genuine youth uprising waiting to happen.

The Music Diaries: The Goal of Harmony

Jane Siberry | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada Living
Jane Siberry

Since I am about to release a new CD, a glimpse behind the scenes might be of interest. The few times I have done this on my website, I have been surprised at how much people enjoy hearing about the "process."

A Musician's Journey Into the New Millenium

Jane Siberry | Posted 12.29.2011 | Canada Living
Jane Siberry

If you ask someone if they like music, they look at you strangely. It seems to be a universal given. Like asking someone if they like breathing. Can you imagine a world with no music? How quiet it would be? How hard it would be to celebrate? How difficult to fight gravity? How impossible to dance?

Former Weezer Bassist Dead At 40

Spinner | Posted 12.09.2011 | Canada

Mikey Welsh, a former Weezer bassist who later became an acclaimed painter and visual artist, died suddenly on Saturday (Oct. 8) in Chicago. He was 40...