The Boss has a book deal. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that Bruce Springsteen has spent the past several years working on a memoir, which will come out Sept. 27, four days after Springsteen turns 67. The title, of course, is “Born to Run.” Financial terms were not disclosed, although his deal is almost certainly… Read More


Beyoncé – Formation (2016) No question that Beyoncé’s Formation stormed across the Denver Broncos, Carolina Panthers, Coldplay and Bruno Mars at last weekend’s Super Bowl. The 34-year-old musician took centre stage at the year’s biggest televised concert, deploying 30 women in studded leather and Black Panther berets. Their formation? A giant, fire-silhouetted X. The singer’s… Read More


Few doors in classical music have slammed as hard as the one that closed behind Charles Dutoit when he quit l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal in 2002. Probably no one foresaw that the 25 years the Swiss conductor spent leading the OSM to unprecedented world renown would end in a sudden and total divorce. Orchestras tend… Read More


Martin Shkreli faces a new legal headache, a lawsuit claiming that his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album contains illustrations ripped off from a New York artist, who now wants the former drug executive to pay for them. In a complaint filed on Tuesday in Manhattan federal court, Jason Koza said he never allowed his fan… Read More


Title Passerby Artist Luluc Label Sub Pop Records Genre Folk Rating 3/4 When you’re weary, feeling small, and when tears are in your eyes, Luluc will dry them all. On their debut international release, the gentle, pacifying wash of Simons and Garfunkels and Great Lake Swimmers is what the Australian folk duo of Zoe Randell… Read More