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September 29, 2021
by Bill King

MacKenzie Porter’s career straddles both filmmaking and that of a singer/songwriter on the rise.

Photo: Jay Blakesberg
September 26, 2021
by Bill King

This renowned jazz tenor saxophonist was just emerging as a bandleader when he played Toronto’s du Maurier Jazz Festival in 1994. Bill King’s revealing interview with him there has been retrieved from the archives.

September 22, 2021
by Bill King

The veteran Canadian country singer/songwriter has been selected as a 2021 inductee into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. Learn more about her illustrious career in this FYI podcast.

September 15, 2021
by Bill King

The fast-rising Canadian country artist will be releasing his new single Get Go on September 24. His material is making a splash on Canadian and Australian radio and on major international playlists. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

September 8, 2021
by Bill King

As the son of famed singer/songwriters Marc Jordan and Amy Sky, this fast-rising Toronto artist clearly has the right musical genes. He has a new EP coming soon, and you can learn more in this FYI podcast.

Rik with wife Jeannette Ann - Instagram.
August 31, 2021
by Bill King

The guitarist in famed rock trio Triumph is about to publish Reinvention: Poems, a largely autobiographical collection of poetry. Learn more in this fascinating FYI podcast.

August 26, 2021
by Bill King

The Grammy-winning reggae star enlists Johnny Reid to produce his new album, Positive Vibrations. Learn more about the project in this FYI podcast.

August 19, 2021
by Bill King

This winner of Slaight Music's prestigious annual It's Your Shot contest is about to launch a new single Dream About a Girl. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

August 12, 2021
by Bill King

This Toronto artist creates music that combines her distinctive sense of storytelling with experimental sounds and diverse genres. A Honey Jam alumnus, she is now a participant in the RBC Master in Residence Program with Steven Page. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

August 4, 2021
by Bill King

The English-born, Ontario-based, singer and radio and TV host has had a long and fascinating career. It encompasses pirate radio, a CBC TV show, hit single, Juno nomination, a Blue Jays theme song, and more, as you’ll learn in this FYI podcast.

July 29, 2021
by Bill King

This noted Toronto music scribe and photographer recently published Rock Critic Confidential, a lavishly illustrated anthology of his rock 'n' roll writing and photography. Learn more in this FYI podcast.