Holly Gordon

Producer, CBC Music

Holly Gordon is a Halifax-based journalist and digital producer for CBC Music. She can be found on Twitter @hollygowritely or email holly.gordon@cbc.ca

Latest from Holly Gordon

Wintersleep and Tim Baker win big at 2020 East Coast Music Awards

Postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the awards took place as a pre-recorded special on July 11.

Haviah Mighty hopes people will 'do their part in reversing white supremacy' after watching her new video

The rapper is releasing the powerful animated visuals for 'Thirteen' on Canada Day because 'celebrating it should look a little different.'

A brief history of Canada as told through popular lyrics

From Buffy Sainte-Marie and Gordon Lightfoot to Maestro and Drake, this is Canada in song.

This group of artists wants to redefine what it means to be Québécois with an alternative Fête nationale

‘St-Jean-Baptiste Day, to me, means refusing the status quo and taking a stance.’ — Safia Nolin

How to watch the rescheduled 2020 East Coast Music Awards

Postponed in May due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a 2-hour special broadcast will air on Saturday, July 11, at 9 p.m. AT.

How Vince the Messenger is helping build Charlottetown's hip-hop scene

CBC Music’s Beyond the 6 series takes a closer look at burgeoning hip-hop scenes across Canada.

These Canadian labels and artists are donating today's Bandcamp sales to Black organizations

Bandcamp dedicates all revenue from the 1st Friday of each month to artists — and they're paying it forward.

K-pop fans flood #WhiteLivesMatter hashtag to drown out racist tweets

Taking over Twitter with fan-shot videos, the fans took the same approach with the hashtags #MAGA and #BlueLivesMatter.

How TOBi made 'history for the culture' with his star-studded video for '24 (Toronto Remix)'

Featuring collaborations with Shad, Haviah Mighty, Jazz Cartier and Ejji Smith, the new release is the ‘posse cut record’ the rapper wanted for his hometown.

Tenille Townes has arrived: meet the Canadian voice shaping the future of country music

Born in Grande Prairie, Alta., and now based in Nashville, Townes will release her long-awaited major label debut on June 26.

The 40th anniversary of Bryan Adams' debut record

Before he was famous, he was a broke teen writing songs for BTO. CBC Music looks back at the making of a Canadian rock star.

An up-to-date list of Canadian live streams to watch during COVID-19

This week: Jully Black, Shred Kelly and others perform from their homes.

Whitney Rose teams up with Radiohead producer for something 'a little more rock 'n' roll'

The Austin-via-Charlottetown country singer releases We Still go to Rodeos, the 1st album on her own label, asserting herself as a mainstay in country music on both sides of the border.

The best Canadian duets

Iconic songs for isolating in 2s: Leonard Cohen and Judy Collins, Drake and Rihanna, Peaches and Iggy Pop.

'I am mentally preparing for my career to stop': what it's like to be a musician right now

The pandemic has halted gatherings of any kind, making it impossible for musicians in the gig economy to make a living. We talk to them about the harsh reality of work during COVID-19.