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Library and Archives Canada and NMC Collaborate to Promote Canada’s Musical History

Jun 07, 2013
Library and Archives Canada and NMC Collaborate to Promote Canada’s Musical History
Library and Archives Canada and the National Music Centre in Calgary, Alberta are announcing their collaboration that will support greater public access to Canada’s musical history. The organizations have signed a two-year agreement to share expertise, work together on exhibitions, and develop joint programs. The collaboration is effective immediately and is exemplified by the loan of two harpsichords from Library and Archives Canada’s Greta Kraus holdings.


Canadian Bands You Should Know: Owen Pallett

Jun 06, 2013
Canadian Bands You Should Know: Owen Pallett
Owen Pallett has come full circle. The acclaimed musician, who first gained popular appeal and critical praise performing under the musical moniker Final Fantasy, has reverted to using his given name in recent years. 


New Release Tuesday: City and Colour – ‘The Hurry and the Harm’

Jun 04, 2013
New Release Tuesday: City and Colour – ‘The Hurry and the Harm’
Following up on the success of 2011's Little Hell, City and Colour's provocatively titled The Hurry and the Harm is much anticipated, and not in vain.


Play your Part series: Summers and Numbers and the Transformational Powers of NMC

Jun 04, 2013
Play your Part series: Summers and Numbers and the Transformational Powers of NMC
Last week I was approached by the National Music Centre (NMC) to write a blog about that special relationship between music and summer, and the relationship between that magical marriage and NMC.  I immediately knew it was all going to be about the numbers.


Canadian Bands You Should Know: The Dudes

May 28, 2013
Canadian Bands You Should Know: The Dudes
Whether you’re sitting on the patio with friends or looking for a song to belt out in the shower, The Dudes are the band you’re looking for.