FYI Music for Sep 13th, 2017 - Gary Slaight, Bruce Cockburn, The Tenors

News Story

Wednesday September 13th, 2017
 
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| Gary Slaight Receives Inaugural Canadian Changemaker Award

 
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At this extraordinary gala, music executive and humanitarian Gary Slaight received the inaugural award at the AGO in Toronto.

 
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Media Beat

 
Media Beat
 

| Media Beat: September 12, 2017

 
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CBC, Sportsnet, Yahoo, Facebook, Bell Canada, Postmedia, Rogers Media, Rupert Murdoch, Sky Plc, Numeris, Nanci McLean, Tony Moulsdale, Game of Thrones, HBO, Radio New Zealand, Viacom, AMC, Scripps, Arnold Amber, Hurricane Irma, the NFL, Nielsen, Facebook and Cold War spies all make headlines in today's edition.

 
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News Story

 
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| The Tenors Return With A Million Dollar's Worth Of Production Credits

 
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The ensemble trio returns with a seasonal stir-fry of chestnuts and marzipan sweets that gets the big producer treatment and a roll-out that includes North American dates.

 
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| Why Bruce Cockburn Is Better Than You And Me!

 
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His quest for redemption has often made him a solitary man in a world occupied by fabulists, crooks, conniving psychopaths and obdurate fools. He has seen more death, mutilation, poverty, desolation and acts of barbarism than a nightmare of Stanley Kubrick and Francis Ford Coppola movies strung together, and lyrically he has captured his internal disquiet with an eloquence that Ernest Hemingway would be proud to have laid claim to.

 
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Corey Lerue in studio with Neon Dreams singer Frank Kadillac
 

| Neon Dreams Imprint Links With Warner For New EP

 
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Halifax trio Neon Dreams has partnered with Warner Music Canada for the release of a new EP, but there is also a development deal in place for its imprint Dreaming Out Loud Records.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, Sept. 13, 2017

 
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Sean McCann, CMW, Marc Djokic, Bat Out Of Hell, Faouzia, Ian Janes, Six Shooter Records, and the Stratford Writers Festival make the news in today's edition.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, Sept. 13, 2017

 
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Topics in this edition of headlines include Jessie Reyez, the Canada Council, slow music, Otis Redding, the plight of female MCs, Death from Above, Supercrawl, Faith Healer, Partner, Neil Young, and the Westward Music Festival.

 
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Five Questions With...

 
Will Whitwham
 

| Five Questions With… Will Whitwham of The Wilderness Of Manitoba

 
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It hasn't always been easy in the studio, but there's no holding back Will Whitwham's enthusiasm for the band's latest endeavour that has its release this Friday on Pheromone Recordings.

 
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Careers

 
Careers, Music, Entertainment, Broadcasting, Media, Marketing
 

| Careers: September 12, 2017

 
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The latest opportunities in broadcasting, music, entertainment, marketing, media and PR for you to peruse and share with colleagues and people you know seeking new horizons.

 
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News Story

 
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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: Week Ending September 7th, 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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Quoted

 
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| Kid Rock, An American Republican Senator?

 
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Kid Rock, whose real name is Robert Ritchie, has hinted at a possible run for the US Senate as a Republican. He has even created a website to stir the pot. Here's what he has to say.

 
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