Music Biz Headlines

Music Biz Headlines

November 17, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A heartfelt plea for men in the music industry to clean up their act leads off today's roundup of the headlines.  Buffy Sainte-Marie's activist songs, Daniel Lanois' adventurous approach, and a break-up with Morrissey also make headlines.

November 15, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The famed Berklee College of Music is dealing with the issue of sexual harassment, while Bjork admits people often don't get her quirky humour. Also included today, the new trend towards whisper-pop and the ongoing legacy of Jeff Buckley.

November 13, 2017
by Kerry Doole

UK officials raid the offices of concert ticket resellers, while The Paradise Papers implicate song publishers and U2 in offshore tax avoidance schemes. Also included in today's roundup of headlines are transgender metal singer turned politician Danica Roem and The Who setting its sights on a Las Vegas residency.

November 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those grabbing headlines today include Taylor Swift, Leonard Cohen, deathbed music, Sturgill Simpson, Remembrance Day, young divas, Choir! Choir!Choir!, Pussy Riot, Coco Love Alcorn, Bully, Drive By Truckers, 93-5 The Move, and Simon and Garfunkel.

November 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Those in the headlines today include Tidal, SXSW, underground metal, Rolling Stone, Andrea Ramolo, AC/DC, Lisa LeBlanc, Mavis Staples, Luke McMaster, Janet Jackson, and The East Pointers.

November 6, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Those making headlines today include Royalty Exchange, Billy Bragg, Jay-Z, CMA Awards, Kesha, Fufanu, Fats Domino, Robert Plant, Tom Petersson, Arcade Fire, Deep Dark Woods, Tegan and Sara, Gunner and Smith, Morrissey, Rihanna, and Neil Young.

November 3, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those in the headlines today include Sam Smith, Katy Perry, virtual reality, Sainsbury's, WECC, Kelly Clarkson, Johnny Clegg, Rolling Stone, Tori Amos, Alan Frew, Kirt Webster, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, and Niall Horan.

November 1, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Featured in today's headlines are Tyler Bates, Chrissie Hynde, Jann Wenner, Fyre Festival, David Fallis, Fats Domino, ISCM, Radiohead, True North Festival, Southwest Airlines, Claude Vivier, Jen Cloher, The Tenors, Janet Jackson, and Twice.

October 30, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Those making headlines today include Keith Richards, soft rock, Gord Downie, Sex Pistols, The BBC, Prince, Bootsy Collins, Jenny Mitchell, U.S. Girls, Halloween, Depeche Mode, Corb Lund, City Opera Vancouver, and Taylor Swift.

October 27, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Our roundup of recent headlines includes Facebook, Jim Steinman, Dolly Parton, Dvsn, Joni Mitchell, Elise LeGrow, Darius Rucker, Rocky Horror Show, Young Canadians, Christopher Owens, Monteverdi, Guns 'N Roses, and Tapestry Opera.

October 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

In the news today, low album sales, Liona Boyd, Geddy Lee, hip-hop nihilism, Sheila E., Gord Downie, Justin Timberlake, Tegan and Sara, Bert Berns, Patti Smith, A$SAP, The Treble, Margaret Thatcher, Harry Styles and Joe Henry.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those making headlines today include Jessica Mitchell, Gord Downie, Montreal buskers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, INXS, Destroyer, Majid Jordan, Jann Wenner, NAC Orchestra, Moses Sumney, The Royal Alberta Advantage, Fall Out Boy, and Robi Botos.