Talent

Talent

March 18, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on May 16, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to find out more about a few of the nominees in a variety of categories a little better. Here is a look at an acclaimed Indigenous singer/songwriter with two nominations.

March 15, 2021
by Jason Schneider

Each week Single Servings brings you a balanced diet of the freshest Canadian tracks, spanning Electronica to Rock, Folk to R&B, and everyt

March 11, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on May 16, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to find out more about a few of t

March 7, 2021
by Jason Schneider

Each week Single Servings will bring you a balanced diet of the freshest Canadian tracks, spanning Electronica to Rock, Folk to R&B, and ev

March 7, 2021
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

March 3, 2021
by Jason Schneider

Welcome to a new feature here at FYI Music News that each week will highlight five fresh singles by Canadian artists that have caught our atten

Photo: Francesca Ludikar
February 28, 2021
by Jason Schneider

Toronto's Monowhales is set to roar back on March 5 with the new album, Daytona Bleach, but they’ve been building anticipation over the pa

February 24, 2021
by Jason Schneider

The St. John's -based singer/songwriter releases a new album, Live It Down, tomorrow. Here he discusses its creation, his two favorite songs, a memorable video, pandemic life on The Rock, and his hopes for live performance.

Photo: Kate Morgan
February 21, 2021
by Jason Schneider

The eclectic Ottawa-based singer/songwriter has just released a fourth album, This ‘n’ That. Here he discusses the record, the significance of the classic La Vie en Rose, his love of travel, his other gig as a philosophy professor, and a desire to perform in-person shows.

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February 10, 2021
by Bill King

Here is an essay about survival. Covid-19 has not only knocked the breath out of the average working Canadian. It has also stomped a heavy foot on the mid-section of the arts and anything that has to do with creativity.

February 10, 2021
by Bill King

The acclaimed hip-hop artist and motivational speaker is launching his Black Canadian 365 project to celebrate Black History Month. It documents his life as a Black Canadian via freestyle rap and long form blog posts and images, and he reveals more about the initiative and his family roots in this interview.

January 27, 2021
by Jason Schneider

The veteran Montreal psych-rock band delivers a new album this week. Here its co-founder discusses the record, a favourite song, the group’s loyal audience, the challenges of a curfew, and hopes for 2021.