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Singer-songwriter Darden Smith shares mu...

Revered Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Darden Smith has shared the official music video for “Western Skies,” the title track from his now-released new album. Featuring a new studio album, photography book, lyrics and essays, Western Skies is an immersive journey through a world both real and imagined, inspired by the West Texas landscape. Its visually striking […]

Celebrity death: American country music ...

PASADENA, Texas — Country music artist Mickey Gilley has died at age 86, according to Pasadena Mayor Jeff Wagner. Since 1957, the Mississippi native has been creating music based on the sound of Louisiana rhythm and blues. Gilley grew up surrounded by the influence of music with his two famous cousins, Jerry Lee Lewis and […]

A music journalist recounts the six-year...

Michael Barclay had just finished writing about a renaissance in Canadian music when he noticed another one rising to the surface. It was 2001 and the author and music journalist was living in Guelph, Ontario. Have Not Been the Same: The Canrock Renaissance, 1985 to 1995 had just been released. Co-wrote with me an AD […]

A music journalist recounts the golden a...

Links to the breadcrumb Music Michael Barclay, author of Hearts on Fire: Six Years that Changed Canadian Music, 2000-2005. Photo by Liz Sullivan .jpg Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article Michael Barclay had […]

Paul Thorn – singer, songwriter, ex-boxe

By Daniel Durchholz | Special for Post-Shipment Paul Thorn knows how to take a punch. Not really. Whether he’s been taking the uppercuts, jabs and gut punches of the music industry or the literal punches landed by an opponent in the boxing ring, Thorn has taken his share of beatings but still stands tall. The […]

Multi-award-winning Puerto Rican singer-...

CHARLOTTE, NC (Press Release) – Multi-award winning Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Kany Garcia announced his 2022 Kany USA Tour on Monday. Produced by Live Nation, the eight-city tour kicks off August 26 at the Theater of Living Arts in Philadelphia, PA, making stops across the United States in San Francisco, CA; Charlotte, North Carolina; San Antonio, […]

Meet Ian Noe, Up-and-coming Singer-Songw...

The cover photo of Ian Noe’s exceptional new album, Fools of the river and saints of the mountain, is like a still life image. Noe sits on a stool in a cinderblock basement surrounded by old jars, bottles, and other artifacts of a serious, difficult life. It’s an apt choice given that the songs on […]