What Was Said

What Was Said

CPCC Chair Lyette Bouchard
June 17, 2018
by External Source

CPCC Chair Lyette Bouchard recently addressed a copyright and artist remuneration committee hearing in Ottawa, and she had some impressive facts that suggest it is time Canada amended its laws.

June 12, 2018
by External Source

The preeminent streaming service is walking on shaky ground in announcing it is willing to do direct deals with some artists and managers as it hopes to maintain necessary ties with record labels.

June 11, 2018
by External Source

Soft-spoken and eminently successful, DeGiorgio is a successful music publisher and songwriter who has travelled the world around the world 16 times, had his lyrics translated into more than a dozen languages and helped his clients sell 30M records.

June 6, 2018
by External Source

It’s time the government levelled the playing field between old-line broadcasters and the new online services, and forced streaming services to open their wallets to create local content.

Davide Bonazzi: Freedom of Speech
May 25, 2018
by External Source

History has repeatedly shown that the moral high ground can be a precarious perch to maintain.

At the mic in the late 1940s
May 7, 2018
by External Source

Record producer, co-founder of RPM magazine and one of the chief proponents of Pierre Juneau’s CanCon policy, Klees gives a rare interview to Julijana Capone as part of an NMC profile series.

May 3, 2018
by External Source

On April 27, Richard Flohil posted on Facebook that the OMDC's Music Fund “has just spent $14 MILLION dollars” on a variety of music businesses and orgs. Here’s a very brief account of what then transpired.

Potus with Kanye at Trump Tower. Pic: Splash Media
May 2, 2018
by External Source

" ...Will they discuss prison reform over wine? Chew the fat about racial inequality? Is this meeting a ploy for West to gather intel for his own presidential campaign? It could be. Maybe West is a sly and sneaky genius and we have nothing to worry about."

Gary Slaight accepting his Humanitarian Award Saturday night in Vancouver.
April 2, 2018
by External Source

Saturday, March 23rd, Gary was honoured with the Juno Humanitarian Award at Rogers Convention Centre in Vancouver. Included below is a revealing interview he did with CBC's George Stroumboulopoulos about his drive to better this world.

November 3, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Polaris Music Prize winner has seemingly far exceeded her commercial popularity with news headlines that have reverberated across Canada and the globe. Our readers react to a controversy stemming from Ms. Pimienta's recent appearance in Halifax.

Britain's Daily Mail headline says it all
August 4, 2017
by External Source

A media gender bias continues to objectify women even as tyrants, buffoons, and incompetents in seats of power have historically had one unifying attribute—a penis.

CIMA President Stuart Johnston
June 14, 2017
by External Source

The Indie sector is well represented by a strong and vigilant association that is pushing on many fronts to promote, defend and better the cause of its member music producers.