Music might be the Warner executive’s business, but it’s also a deeply personal pursuit, as evidenced by the 16,000-plus recordings in his basement shrine
May 24, 2016
To avoid tax implications, it’s best for owners to let staff handle and divide tips, experts advise
May 19, 2016
Nova Scotia entrepreneurs have drawn $5-million in investment already for their spring-loaded device. But which market should they go after?
May 18, 2016
Biometrics such as face recognition and voice verification can make payments easier, but fears for security remain
May 16, 2016
,’ writes Josh O’Kane. A verdict against the group could have major consequences for the future of musical
May 15, 2016
Seattle-based MediaNet Digital has a database of more than 51 million songs, each with metadata that traces who its various royalty rights belong to
May 12, 2016
Drake propelled the area-code ode '6' to the tip of every Torontonian's tongue, for better or for worse. Now it's gone, but it infects Views like a ghost
Apr 29, 2016
Stan Rogers turned a stretch of Nova Scotia coastline into one of the most storied sites in Canadian music history. Today, the land he loved is slated to be turned into a granite quarry, bringing desperately needed jobs to the region
Apr 15, 2016
Last year, services like Spotify and Apple Music helped push the global recorded music industry into significant year-over-year revenue growth for the first time since the Napster-led industry crash. The industry's not celebrating just yet
Apr 12, 2016
Banking executive Chris Catliff, inspired by a Samoan fishing village and other global travels, aimed to create a credit union for stressed mid-market clients
Apr 12, 2016
Josh O’Kane writes about small business, growth strategies, and commercial property, with occasional sojourns into the world of music. Since joining The Globe and Mail in 2011, he has covered investing, business and national news, telling stories from New Brunswick to Nairobi. For good measure, he also spent several months as weekend overnight editor of globeandmail.com.
Josh holds degrees in chemistry, psychology and journalism, and has previously written for the Saint John Telegraph-Journal, Here Magazine, Exclaim! Magazine, OpenFile.ca, the Canadian University Press and the Toronto Star.