Nardwuar the Human Serviette isn't acknowledged as one of our premier music journalists, and he damn well should be. For proof, just watch the way he gets Drake to open up in this new video interview.
Rush fans let out a collective "oh my God" on Thursday as Activision announced the Canadian band's seminal album 2112 will be heavily featured in the upcoming Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock video game, out for all consoles in September.
On American TV, it's the summer of the Canadian cop show - Flashpoint and The Bridge
are airing on CBS, and ABC recently picked up Rookie Blue. This
southward invasion is good news for all the Canucks working on those programs,
but it's upsetting to Boston Globe writer Alex Beam.
The nominees for Britain's Mercury music prize were announced earlier
today, and while the organizers tried to skew a bit more populist this
year, the short list is still exciting.