November 25, 2020
by FYI Staff

On Thursday, December 10, MusiCounts will celebrate the sounds of the Holiday season with a Facebook

Twin sister act Allydice members Kayle and Kayla. Image via Facebook.
November 23, 2020
by External Source

Canadian-Jamaican dancehall sibling sister act Allydice is the grand prize winner of this year’s Canada’s Walk of Fame RBC Emerging Musicians Progr

The Kings: Kristine and Bill.
November 18, 2020
by FYI Staff

Bill King is a modern-day Renaissance man: photographer, musical arranger, music producer, songwriter, performer, impresario, author, journalist, columnist, broadcaster, and now a memoirist. His story is one of being in the right place at the right time, and he’s played with the best. He has just published his memoir.

Photo: Paul Wright
November 18, 2020
by Jason Schneider

On November 20, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar return with a sorely needed shot of vintage R&B in the form of their new album The Reckle

Facebook photo
November 15, 2020
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this one from an Edmonton quartet.

Photo: Erika Saul
November 11, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The indie rock faves from Vancouver release a new album, Vindicator, tomorrow. Here their bassist explains the DIY approach of the record, his favourite song, the impact of the pandemic, and a desire to get back to shows.

Image capture from Lyne Tremblay's Dance Me to the End of Love video
November 10, 2020
by FYI Staff

Four years ago, “The Godfather of Gloom", Leonard Cohen left us on Nov. 7th. Accomplished Montreal-based artist Lyne Tremblay honours the bard with this video-song version of the Cohen composition Dance Me to the End of Love from her upcoming indie CD Get to It to be released on Feb. 12.

Photo: Rachel Pick
November 8, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The BC-based singer/songwriter’s latest album, Memory & Desire, is her most honest and vulnerable collection of songs to date. Here she discusses its creation, some favourite songs, her Gulf Islands home, and future plans.

Photo: Kristy-Anne Swart
November 4, 2020
by Jason Schneider

As their new single Hometown Hero demonstrates, there’s nothing ostentatious about Calgary trio ROOKS.

Canadian musician  Adrian Raso, who has a song in the film... Website image
November 2, 2020
by Karen Bliss

It’s very nice that Canadian gypsy jazz guitarist Adrian Raso has a song in Borat Subse

Photo supplied
October 29, 2020
by Bill King

The multi-platinum, award-winning music producer and songwriter has worked with Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Adam Lambert, Serena Ryder, Backstreet Boys, Nelly Furtado, and many more. Here he discusses the evolution of his career, his approach to production, a love of teaching, and his diverse musical tastes.

October 26, 2020
by Jason Schneider

It seems rare these days to find an artist whose focus is primarily on being an interpreter of other peoples’ songs, but Calgary’s Shaye Zadravec h