When I heard that neo-punk Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and jazz singer Norah Jones were teaming up to make an album, I thought my leg was being pulled. When I heard it was an old-school country collab, I was stunned. When I heard Foreverly, I was won over.
Moby’s new album, Innocents, streams for free on CBC Music
"An erudite, Grammy Award-winning, peace-keeping vegan who looks like a baby wearing glasses and is one of the most successful electronic musicians of all time? Yep, that’s a goldmine for mockery and jealousy. He’s also a fascinating, funny, self-deprecating music nerd who loves what he does and never expected to be famous."
Canada’s answer to Haim comes to us in the way of Ladies of the Canyon, a Montreal group formed in 2005 (when Haim was still a pop-rock outfit called the Valli Girls). Back then, that nouveau Fleetwood Mac sound wasn’t en vogue. But it seems that the Ladies’ time has come, and their well timed Diamond Heart album hits the folk-rock spot.