From TechCrunch: Twitter has a troll problem. Even its CEO knows it. And now the company is doing more to prevent its users suffering abuse and threats on its service. In a bid to make improvements, Twitter has announced new measures to expand the process for reporting user safety concerns, and...

I love The Stones, make no mistake, they never disappoint. And I realize sometimes after singing a hit song for a few decades, hundreds of times a year, singers tend to blend in the words, making it crucial listening to figure out what they're really saying. In Mick Jagger's...

In 1987, Dr. Timothy Leary was hied by MTV to be a guest VJ. The good doctor had more than a few things to say than the usual tour date listings or gossip about artists - Here's his set up for David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance”: Now this is a real...

Christine Sun Kim, deaf from birth, creates art at the intersection of sound, language, and music. From Medium: Can you tell me about the various ways that you experience sound without hearing it? I’m curious how this ties into your artwork and the various ways you explore. For a piece called...

Blake J. Harris from Press The Buttons has offered up a very cool look at the inside of the official Nintendo Character Manual from 1993 that features details for “any public performance of the Mario character” and more. There are lots of fun facts about classic Nintendo heroes and...

Andy, your career has stretched over decades, and you’ve been involved in so much pop iconography its sometimes hard to digest. So for you, looking back on everything that you’ve done, what has been your biggest regret, and, conversely, what has been your proudest accomplishment? Andy Kim: I have no...

The JUNO Awards “road trip” is saddled up and heading west as The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and broadcast partner CTV announced today that Calgary will host The 2016 JUNO Awards and JUNO Week celebrations, March 28-April 3. The 45th annual JUNO Awards will be...

Sometimes expressing emotions without holding back at all can be hard, because vulnerability can carry a stigma of weakness. Was that something that ever crossed your mind when it came to sharing your music? Growing up, sharing how I felt and being vulnerable was considered a strength. It was something...

According to a statement from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), which represents labels worldwide, a study found that a majority of consumers who bother to care which day new music comes out prefer to hear it on Fridays and Saturdays. "Music fans live in the digital world...

Forty Below Records announces an April 21 release date for John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Live in 1967 (Never Before Heard Live Performances), a very special archival recording of one the best of the Bluesbreakers band lineups, featuring legendary musicians John Mayall (vocals, keyboards, harmonica), Peter Green (lead guitar), John...

From The Age: Australia’s 25,000 entertainment industry workers are more likely to suffer from mental health issues, have higher rates of suicide and are paid much less than the rest of the community, according to research from Victoria University. The pilot study highlights a work environment that is “unhealthy, often divisive,...

Don't just get mad, swat it. http://youtu.be/2SZiEFpC9Wg

Audiowood makes wooden turntables and stereo gear, but with a twist. They also make other things out of wood, like iPhone docks, AV furniture, and sometimes lamps and clocks. They started making custom turntables over 6 years ago, and they've been riding the waves of burlwood turntable mania ever since....

The many ch-ch-changes of David Bowie, in one minute, in one continuous take. http://youtu.be/kl6qJ6L0X0M

The Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall today celebrated Phase 1 of its seven-year Massey Hall Revitalization project. The revitalization, which will be completed in two distinct phases, will have a total projected cost of $135 million. In an event that highlighted the unified and leading support of...

Guess what, I got a fever and the only prescription is more cowbell. A Golden Retriever/Border Collie mix puppy named Maple adds more cowbell as her owner Trench plays an acoustic version of the 1976 Blue Öyster Cult song “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper“.