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Joni Mitchell
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

JONI MITCHELL's medical crisis is still a mystery, and a court hearing Monday in LA did not clear up the matter. 

TURF Festival Lineup Poster
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

Ron Sexsmith, Royal Canoe, Kiesza, Jann Arden, and Joel Plaskett among the names added to two Toronto summer fests.

"As the Years Go By" single
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

Canada's Songwriters Hall of Fame (CSHF) has inducted two songs this month: Pierre Sénécal's 1970-penned Mashmakhan hit "As the Years Go By", and Offenbach's mid-70s hit "Câline de blues", co-written by Michel (Willy) Lamothe, Gérald (Gerry) Boulet, and Pierre Harel.

TV antenna tower
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

Private local TV stations brought in $117M less in ad revenue last year, the CRTC reported Monday — bringing their overall revenue down from $1.94B in 2013 to $1.8B in 2014. 

Beats Apple logo
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

Apple is repeatedly making headlines as various media suggest the gadget maker is allegedly flouting competition laws in its bid to make Beats Music a dominant music streaming player at launch in June.

Rogers Waters The Wall
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

ROGER WATERSThe Wall, the documentary that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, will play on

AB Co.
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

AUDIO BLOOD, Sari Delmar's hyper-active marketing and publicity firm, has rebranded as AB Co.

I Am What I Play movie
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

I AM WHAT I PLAY — a documentary about the heyday of rock radio between the '60s and the '80s through the lens of four DJs includi

Maplecore's Iain Taylor and Tony Tarleton
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

The Canadian major indie music company tweaks and augments to move forward.

Songwriter Max Martin
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

MAX MARTIN, the Swedish music producer and songwriter, has won the Songwriter Of The Year award at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards for the 5th consecutive year, and the 8th time in his career. 

April 28, 2015
by David Farrell

Insider trade mag Hits Daily Double adds cautionary skepticism to the NY Post's Page Six conspiracy theory against Jay Z's Tidal music service.

Car radio for streaming
April 28, 2015
by David Farrell

The future of the music business, we’re told, is billions of people around the world paying a monthly subscription fee for digital audio services. It all sounds good on paper, but how many are actually willing to pay the price?