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CIMA President & CEO Andrew Cash.
November 3, 2022
by Karen Bliss

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) covered a lot of ground at its Annual General Meeting (AGM) last Thursday (Oct. 27), including financial health and investments, the election of new board members, and the announcement of a new annual conference, Make It Music.

November 2, 2022
by Kerry Doole

John McGale, guitarist and songwriter in the famed Québec band Offenbach, died on Oct.

November 2, 2022
by FYI Staff

Those performing at the highly entertaining charity extravaganza to support CAMH Gifts of Light on Dec. 7 at Massey Hall include The Sadies, Broken Social Scene, Metric, Scott Helman, Molly Johnson, Ron Sexsmith, Dan Hill, and High Flyer. A second lineup of artists joining the show will be announced in the coming weeks.

November 2, 2022
by External Source

Using animation in music videos is a creative way to bring vibrancy and life to a song.

Photo: Bob Ciolfi
November 1, 2022
by Kerry Doole

The influential indie rock veterans have signed to the imprint headed by Brian Hetherman. The deal covers future releases from the band, as well as the catalogue that includes the gold-certified Shakespeare My Butt.

November 1, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

October 26, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Mary McCaslin, an American folk singer who recorded primarily for Philo Records, and traveled and performed with her husband, Arka

October 25, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

Michael Bublé, Instagram.
October 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Last Saturday evening in Moncton, the singer wound down the Canadian leg of his world tour. To call the show impressive is pure understatement. His attention to detail, glowing rapport with his audience and the message he carries is nothing if not galvanizing. 

October 24, 2022
by FYI Staff

Albums by a legendary punk band and a gospel folk group are awarded the prestigious designation. The prize salutes Canadian records released prior to the 2006 creation of The Polaris Music Prize.

October 20, 2022
by David Farrell

Paquin Artists Agency (PAA) has announced an alliance with Blue Crane Agency Founder/Agent, Tao-Ming Lau that is designed to expand the latter’s in

Alex Lifeson, Tom Cochrane and SOCAN CEO Jennifer Brown. Picture provided.
October 19, 2022
by Karen Bliss

Honouring songwriters, composers, beat-makers, and music publishers in a range of genre categories, including rap, pop, rock, film and television, dance, folk/roots, country, classical and R&B, the street sign decor near the red carpet was  Life Is A Highway-themed, based on Tom Cochrane's enduring anthem for which he received the SOCAN Cultural Impact Award at a gala event Monday, October 17, at Toronto's Sheraton Centre. Pictured: Alex Lifeson, Tom Cochrane and SOCAN CEO Jennifer Brown.