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Leonard Cohen: Song Catalog Sold, Unpublished Novel Forthcoming

The Leonard Cohen Estate has sold his music catalog and announced the publication of a previously unpublished novel later in 2022. Photo: Courtesy Hipgnosis Songs + Leonard Cohen…

Epic Games Buys Bandcamp

The gaming giant responsible for Fortnite and Gears of War has promised the two entities share a mission to build an ‘artist-friendly platform’ 05 March 2022 | James…

Clipper Music: Big Thief (Certainty)

The last time I had such a ‘wtf’ moment upon hearing new music was The Cardigan’s ‘Long Gone Before Daylight’ (2003). I still listen to that one on…

Watch: TCM Remembers (2021)

A yearly tradition, TCM Remembers celebrates the life and work of bright lights that will never fade. 22 December 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media #TCMRemembers the…

Jackson Browne knows some people think he’s past his prime. He doesn’t care

Photo: Ricard DeAratanha/ Los Angeles Times They 72-year-old admits that his new album might-well be ‘an admission that you’re supposed to have settled stuff by this time.” 26…

Joni Mitchell releasing 1968 Ottawa show recorded by Jimi Hendrix

Following his two performances on that night, Hendrix rolled in to Le Hibou with his reel-to-reel recorder as promised and kneeled in front of the stage, unnoticed by most, and recorded Mitchell’s two sets that evening. As he also noted in his diary, Hendrix, like many others at the time, was mesmerized by Mitchell: “fantastic girl with heaven words.”

Yes, The Wolf Will Survive. Los Lobos is Back

Photo: Los Lobos, from left, is Cesar Rosas, Louie Pérez, David Hidalgo, Conrad Lozano and Steve Berlin.(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Los Lobos nearly called it…

Laura Nyro: the phenomenal singers’ singer/songwriter the 60s overlooked

Photo: ‘She wrote songs celebrating motherhood, female sexuality and her menstrual cycle’ … Laura Nyro in New York, 1968. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Imagine a time when ‘new…

Behind the Song: “Fire and Rain” by James Taylor

Photo: JAMES TAYLOR. PHOTO BY HENRY DILTZ 24 July 2021 | PAUL ZOLLO | American Songwriter | Additional information supplied by Clipper Media A miracle song for so…

Preview: Highway Butterfly – The Songs of Neal Casal

23 July 2021 | Press Release/Website | Neil Casal Music Foundation Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal is a tribute to the life and music of the…

Grab a beer and a bible: The Flatlanders are back

Photo: This cover image released by Rack’em Records/Thirty Tigers shows “Treasure of Love” by The Flatlanders. (Rack’em Records/Thirty Tigers via AP) Do you remember rolling down the windows…

50 years of Blue: A celebration of the Joni Mitchell masterpiece

Cover Art: Art by Ben Shannon 19 June 2021 | CBC Music Original art and testimonials in praise of one of the greatest albums ever. See the full interactive experience…

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