Nothing to See Here

Rants and Writings by Madison McSweeney

Punk Poem

Joey Ramone's demented choir sings from within my burst eardrum / As I strain for the news of the newest gaffe /from the morning's first press scrum.


Art is Art: Exhibit showcases paintings by Canadian music icons

The Ottawa Art Gallery partners with CARAS to showcase original artwork by Canadian musicians.

A Musician with Heart: William Prince [JUNOS]

Juno winner talks folk music, the songwriting process, and the Canadian music scene.

JUNO Awards 2017: Triumphs and Tributes

The 2017 Juno Awards were characterized by passionate performances and moving moments, including tributes to Leonard Cohen and Gord Downie.

Can Josh Ramsay bring back the concept album? (I hope so!) [JUNOS]

Marianas Trench frontman discusses his infatuation with concept albums.

Feist wows with Leonard Cohen tribute [JUNOS]

Strumming an acoustic guitar, Feist performed a haunting cover of Cohen's "Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye" during the Junos broadcast on April 2.

Songs and Stories at the SOCAN Songwriters’ Circle [JUNOS]

The 2017 Songwriters' Circle brought together some of Canada's finest songwriters for a revealing afternoon of music and storytelling.

Warren Dean Flandez goes gospel, nabs Juno Nom

Warren Dean Flandez returns to his gospel roots with Juno-nominated album.

Strumbellas Stage a Shoeless Coup at the Junos

The Strumbellas reflect on their surprise win at the 2017 Juno Awards.

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