What Was Said

What Was Said

June 7, 2016
by FYI Staff

"Country music today is so slick and programmed, I wonder if the Nashville today would be on board for someone like Merle..."

May 20, 2016
by External Source

If you’re going to rave about how sexy a male artist looks with his shirt off... and a woman decides to get in her panties or show her boobies for a photo shoot, she needs to be treated with the same awe and admiration.

April 18, 2016
by FYI Staff

I remember when Otis by Kanye and Jay Z came out and my dad was so mad.

Tim D'Eon, Paul Murphy, and Loel Campbell on the bridge connecting Halifax with Dartmouth.
March 15, 2016
by Jason Schneider

Modern rock favorites Wintersleep are back on the road, promoting a strong new album. Paul Murphy took time out to answer Jason Schneider's Five Questions With...

Photo: Scott Doubt
March 1, 2016
by Jason Schneider

As the old adage goes, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself. Quebec blues-rock artist Steve Hill has seen the benefits of sticking to that notion by building a fierce reputation as a one-man band, even in an age when two-piece combos are more popular than ever.

The sensual balladeer as a young man
March 1, 2016
by FYI Staff

Well, O.K., it’s mostly about really liking a girl, and there are no fully explicit references to intercourse. But it’s pretty plain that the barely subtextual subject of the song is, in fact, the having of sex.

February 17, 2016
by FYI Staff

The Chic guitarist says Gaga's intense, obsessed and lives in the moment. And he wouldn't have her any other way.

November 30, 2015
by FYI Staff

Bankruptcies can often leave recording artist high and dry, but a smart lawyer with an understanding of the law was able to save the day when Song Corp. bit the dust.

November 27, 2015
by FYI Staff

Retired journalist Harvey Oberfeld offers a scathing condemnation of the recent Bell Media cuts and suggests Ottawa call the broadcaster on the mat to explain itself.

Britain's Pop Culture
November 24, 2015
by FYI Staff

Empire may be long gone but Britain continues to contribute more to the modern imagination than just about any other place on earth and there's a new BBC TV series to underline the fact (with video).

November 20, 2015
by David Farrell

OK, it's been one heck of a week. No need for me to serve up the details, so instead a bit of comic relief.

 

Steve Kowch
October 2, 2015
by FYI Staff

Radio talent coach and consultant Steve Kowch, who wrote the book on making it BIG in media, predicts 2015 election will be better for talk radio ratings than the 2011 election campaign.