Features

The Raven & The Fox
June 30, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The folk-rock duo from Canmore has honed a poetic and haunting sound that is now showcased on a self-titled debut album.

Bruce Cockburn
June 30, 2017
by Bill King

The famed folk songsmith will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in September. He reflects upon the honour, his upcoming 33rd album, and much more here.

The Nursery
June 28, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The award-winning Toronto synth-rock band blends neon-drenched atmospheric pop and rock and roll adventurism on their imminent debut album Life After Wartime.

Sandy with Drew and Danielle McTaggart, aka Dear Rouge
June 26, 2017
by Kim Hughes

On the heels of Serena Ryder’s new chart-topping Utopia album, Sandy Pandya spoke with FYI about the challenges facing 21st-century artist managers and why you can’t keep a good woman down.

Shania performing on stage at Stagecoach Festival
June 25, 2017
by External Source

This week's radio faves confirm Shania's back on top, The New Electric engage with a follow-up hit, and Hedley hits a home run with a power ballad.

Jessica Mitchell
June 23, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The eloquent and versatile singer/songwriter is breaking out now with her new single "Don't Love Me." She reflects on her creative vision and key influences here.

Photo: Kris King
June 23, 2017
by Bill King

Now in its 15th year, this festival in a remote part of Quebec manages to attract high-calibre artists, including a noteworthy First Nations component.

Jon Stancer Photo by Aron Harris - A. Richard Photo
June 21, 2017
by Jason Schneider

To record his debut solo album For The Birds, the Toronto singer/songwriter returned to the studio after almost a decade's absence. He reflects upon the productive experience here.

Shania at Stagecoach Festival in May
June 19, 2017
by External Source

Shania, Hedley, The Washboard Union and Gord Bamford were among the top Canadian acts who made a big impact on commercial radio last week.

Dylan Ireland Photo: Jack Martin
June 16, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Express And Company effectively established Ireland’s reputation and he is now poised to go further as a solo artist by keeping his creative focus closer to home.

John Dexter
June 16, 2017
by Bill King

Dexter co-managed Carly Rae Jepsen during the massively successful, “Call Me Maybe” single. He has bundled all of his experiences and successes and poured them into A&R Lab.

Miranda. Photo: Marina Hashemi
June 13, 2017
by Jason Schneider

With her trademark red locks and equally blazing fiddle chops, Miranda Mulholland has become an unmistakable presence on the Canadian folk-rock scene.