What Was Said

What Was Said

Warren with longtime friend Robert Evans. Pic: Kris Sandels King
October 15, 2018
by Warren Cosford

"...Women.  Your Time is NOW.  I know, I know.  Many of you have not been trained to Step Out and Step Away.  Men CAN get away with Being Arrogant. Women CAN'T get away with Being Bitchy.  No one said that this was going to be easy.  But for God's Sake Ladies.....SAVE US!"

JP, as ever, at the wheel, charting his own direction. Photo: DF
September 21, 2018
by External Source
Mark Elliot in another time and place
September 12, 2018
by External Source

Now writing under the name Nils Johansen, the retired radio announcer has fought many a battle and famously battled with inner demons. In a Facebook posting recently he reflects on a kinder, gentler time in radio and wonders if there is enough room and enough pay for a new cast of young broadcasters in a world where headcounts are shrinking as fast as the polar ice caps.

Madonna on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards. Picture credit Pizzello/Invision/AP/Shutterstock
August 22, 2018
by External Source

Madonna appeared at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards Monday night to present the award for Video of the Year and while on stage gave a lengthy speech in honour of the late Aretha Franklin, an oration that was intended to be laudatory but ended up perceived by many as self-indulgent.

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."