FYI Music for Oct 11th, 2017 - Shania, Lightfoot, Northern Pikes, Mundial

On The Charts

Wednesday October 11th, 2017
 
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| Shania, Hedley and Tom Petty Loom Large On This Week's Chart

 
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Shania Twain is back on top with her first studio album in 15 years, Tom Petty's death sent his music soaring back onto the same chart and perennial favourite Canadian band Hedley has itself another smash hit.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: October 11, 2017

 
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Netflix, Puerto Rico, the NAB, Howard Stern, Rush Limbaugh, NPR, the CRTC, CJUI-FM Kelowna, CFCJ-FM Cochrane, Rafe Mair and Max Haines make headlines in today's column.

 
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News Story

 
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| Nicholas Jennings, author of "Lightfoot", discusses the singer's personal life (Part 3 of 3)

 
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In the final installment of of the series, Nicholas Jennings talks to Jonathan Gross about Gordon Lightfoot's personal life, touching on the loyalty and generosity he displayed to others and how he...

 
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Opinion

 
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| Cultural Policy: And Our Readers Write...

 
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In an editorial last week, David Farrell asked readers to fire back with what they think and, more important, what changes can be made to get future cultural policy on the right track.  Here’s what we have received so far.

 
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News Story

 
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| Jaryd Stanley Wins The Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program

 
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New Brunswick's Jaryd Stanley takes the Grand Prize in Canada's Walk of Fame 2017 Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program. The prize pack includes $25K to record in a private studio for the rookie star who recently released his debut indie EP.

 
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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

 
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| Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Have The Hottest New Radio Track This Week

 
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Married couple Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton, Marilyn Manson, Austin rock duo Black Pistol Fire and the Maren Morris/Vince Gill Vegas shooting song response "Dear Hate" topped the most added songs on commercial radio in the past week.

 
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| Mundial Montreal Announces Its Programming

 
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The seventh annual edition of this important world music summit is set to run Nov. 14-17. Indigenous artists are prominent on the just-announced schedule.

 
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Five Questions With...

 
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| Five Questions With… Bryan Potvin of The Northern Pikes

 
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With their debut album Big Blue Sky being given the deluxe reissue treatment to celebrate its 30th anniversary, the Pikes begin a cross-country tour on Oct. 12.

 
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News Story

 
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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: Week Ending October 5th, 2017

 
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Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year. This chart is published every Tuesday. The abbreviation...

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, Oct. 11, 2017

 
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Making the news today are Music NL, the Women in Music Conference, Gord Bamford, Mariposa, Melody Makers, Opera Atelier, Bryan Adams, Caliban Arts Theatre, Jadea Kelly, Sweet Alibi, Bunny Sigler, and Jerry Ross. Videos included for your pleasure.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, Oct. 11, 2017

 
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Making the headlines today are Terra Lightfoot, Terence Trent D'Arby, liner notes, Laila Biali, Frank Sinatra, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot, Avril Lavigne, Wolf Parade, Janet Jackson, Nelly, the TSO, Dome Nightclub, Sharron Matthews, Vissia, and Lowlife.

 
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Quoted

 
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| The Devaluation Of Music: It's Worse Than You Think

 
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Starving artists have been affected by more than just piracy and streaming royalties.

 
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Today's new track

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The Pack A.D.: Dollhouse

The fiery BC rock duo has a new album, Dollhouse, coming out on Friday, and an eye-catching video for the title track single is now available for viewing.