The 2014 Grammy Awards proved to be a night to remember for several McGill graduates. Four alumni won music’s most coveted prize, while three others were nominated for the award.
Their CD is earning rave reviews and they’re fresh off an appearance at SXSW. The Suuns (three of its four members studied at McGill) are a band on the rise.
Eclectic musician Chilly Gonzales, BMus’94, relishes walking the fine line between art and entertainment as he collaborates with everyone from Feist to Drake.
Trumpet player Kevin Dean laid down the foundations for McGill’s thriving jazz program. Dean’s latest album offers further proof that he was the right man for the job.
Kid Koala (aka Eric San, BEd’96) has made a name for himself by creating offbeat music and art that defy expectations
As he works to balance his roles as a music star and dad, Sam Roberts, BA’98, is pleasantly surprised that he’s able to do what he loves for a living.
McGill students form three-quarters of Braids, an indie band that’s earning rave reviews. The former Calgarians recently moved to Montreal and McGill was one of the biggest reasons why.
Montreal’s Chromeo draws musical inspiration from the eighties Remember when the eighties were a joke? It wasn’t so long ago that the decade’s musical contributions were reduced to hair metal and cheese pop – sounds as disposable and easily-dismissed as the fashions that surrounded them. But just as retro wardrobes have a funny way of [...]
Singer-songwriter NEeMA, BCom’96, blends practicality and spirituality in her philosophy, which she pours into her new album, Watching You Think.
With the release of her latest album, jazz musician Elizabeth Shepherd, BMus’04, has earned herself some of the best reviews of her young career.