Best of 2016: Top 50 Songs

Best of 2017

2016 was a difficult year, even beyond the political landscape and ongoing tragedies around the world that persist. The world of music and pop culture lost many talented actors, musicians and artists in general. It was tough to remain focused. This year was the first year I found myself embraced more by more older favourites than new releases, which made coming

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Best of 2014: Top 30 Albums

William Fitzsimmons - Lions

To accompany the other yearend lists, here are my picks for the 30 best albums to catch my ear in 2014. Agree? Disagree? Share your thoughts in the comments section and tell me how wrong you think I am!     #30. Ingrid Michaelson – Lights Out Lights Out is Ingrid’s first collaborative record, after writing all of her previous

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Ingrid Michaelson – Lights Out

Ingrid Michaelson - Lights Out

Ingrid Michaelson has become a defender of fair concert ticket prices. Recently she took to Twitter after seeing tickets for a $40 show of hers being sold on StubHub for nearly $300, calling out scalpers, which she called “greedy people” and “rats”. Afterward, she announced she would personally ensure only fans would get tickets for a later show by allowing only one per transaction.

It might be a drastic measure but as Ingrid has recently discovered, she’s become a big enough draw to attract scalpers and fans alike. With the release of Lights Outs, the singer/songwriter’s sixth record, she’s further proving that the attention is justified.

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