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June 25, 2020
by David Farrell

Kim Mitchell teases his next album, his first for the El Mocambo imprint, with a Facebook Live acoustic session today that include

Steve Waxman. Pic credit Heather Pollock
June 24, 2020
by Sharon Taylor

Steve Waxman has been in the business for most of his life.  While working for companies like Warner Music Canada, Attic, and others in the promo o

June 23, 2020
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Garth, Instagram
June 22, 2020
by David Farrell

The virus may have temporarily knocked the wind out of large outdoor events, but creativity and entrepreneurial spirit will bring festivals and lar

June 22, 2020
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a Vancouver based indie-pop group.

Julian Taylor, Instagram
June 21, 2020
by David Farrell

The charismatic multi-genre musician appears to be on the cusp of newfound success with songs that are autobiographical and aspirational and flavoured with a musical potpourri that helped shape his heroic roots.

June 21, 2020
by David Farrell

From Richard Flohil’s Facebook page: Another blast from a distant past! k.d.

Photo supplied.
June 21, 2020
by Nick Krewen

“It’s been an interesting few months, to say the least.”

June 20, 2020
by Matt Zimbel

The pandemic has put numerous pressures on radio and tv news departments.

June 18, 2020
by David Farrell

For the month of June at least the new FYI newsletter schedule is Mondays and Thursdays so adjust your reading schedule and know that we will be po

June 18, 2020
by FYI Staff

Showtime is this Sunday at 7 pm EST, the all-star line-up is one that can't be beat and all proceeds from the YouTube stream go to the Unison charitable fund that helps our community in times of need (such as now!). 

Screenshot from home of Jessie Reyez from the CTV show.
June 18, 2020
by Karen Bliss

In the wake of the anti-Black Racism protests, and Black Lives Matter movement finally getting world attention to affect long-overdue accountabilit