News Story

News Story

Brianne Deslippe
November 2, 2015
by FYI Staff

Brianne Deslippe is opening Nashville newcomer Big Loud Records as GM/Dir./National Promotion in Canada, effective Nov. 23rd.

Stephane Dion, Canadian Heritage
November 2, 2015
by FYI Staff

Former federal Liberal leader Stephane Dion, Saint-Laurent (Montreal) is tipped as a Cabinet contender for the department of Canadian Heritage.

OAB
November 2, 2015
by David Farrell

There is a laundry list of key issues up for debate at this year's OAB conference that is set to take place at the Airport Marriott in Toronto next Tuesday. It's something that is shaping up to be an event not to be missed. Have you registered yet?

Peter Hendrickson, Tour Tech
October 30, 2015
by FYI Staff

Peter Hendrickson's 33 year-old Dartmouth professional sound and lighting company Tour Tech East is dead, but one of Nova Scotia's wealthiest families has stepped in ensure the Atlantic coast has a professional sound and lighting company.

October 30, 2015
by Kerry Doole

If Hurricane Patricia had demolished the HMV store on Toronto's Yonge Street last night, it would have taken a major chunk of the Canadian music establishment with it. You see, an A-list grouping of biz movers and shakers gathered in the HMV Underground for the inaugural Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class Showcase.

S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald
October 30, 2015
by David Farrell

Various commemorations are planned next month to pay tribute to the crew that perished on the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald. It is a Great Lakes shipping disaster that led to a song and each has its modern day legends.

Adele
October 30, 2015
by FYI Staff

Could the 25 album be the CD's last hurrah? Savvy and connected music biz commentator Mark Mulligan suggests this may be so.

Lakes Of Canada, Margaret Atwood
October 30, 2015
by David Farrell

Lakes Of Canada has just released Transgressions, an album rooted in death and inspired by The Handmaid's Tale—Margaret Atwood's bleak 1985 best-seller.

deadmau5
October 30, 2015
by FYI Staff

deadmau5 has sought legal action against Play Records – a Canadian electronic music label and publisher – for damages over a slew of unsanctioned remixes and mashups.

George Canyon
October 29, 2015
by Jason Schneider

George Canyon's dream as a child was to become a professional singer. He's done that in spades and become a voice for causes he believes in.

Paul Brandt, Dean Brody
October 29, 2015
by David Farrell

The Dean Brody and Paul Brandt co-headlined 22-city Road Trip tour wrapped in Halifax on Saturday night. It has proven to be an astonishing success for two homegrown stars that said 'no' to Nashville and elected to forge careers and raise families in Canada.

Yoan, Yoan Garneau
October 29, 2015
by David Farrell

Remember Yoan Garneau, the big baritone country boy from Quebec who topped the national sales chart for three consecutive weeks earlier this year? He's back, and plans to headline Montreal's Bell Centre.