Features

The Heels promo shot
August 19, 2019
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

August 16, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The fourth year’s edition of Nelson BC rock fest MASSiF is shaping up as the best yet. Here its key organizer reflects upon the reasons for its success, his love of hard rock bands and headliner Propaghandi, and the importance of diversity.

Photo: Bill King
August 16, 2019
by Bill King

From the archives comes this revealing interview with the great jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader who passed away last year. Photo: Bill King

Meghan on stage in Hagersville, ON. Pic: Instagram
August 15, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Meghan Patrick was headlining Hagersville Rocks Music Festival last month when a man screamed out, “Show me your tits.”  Yes, it’s 2019, and some m

August 14, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Toronto-born pop singer Tara Macri finds a way to bottle up bliss with her new single Baby You Got Me, available now on all platforms through LA-ba

Mariya Stokes pic - Instagram
August 12, 2019
by External Source

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

Custom Jillard Guitars will support An Instrument For Every Child — photo provided
August 9, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Four Hamilton, Ontario-based companies have come together to create 25 custom guitars out of wood from a historic local building that will be sold

August 9, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Following her internationally acclaimed sophomore LP, the Calgary-based roots singer/songwriter returns with a bluesy new single. Here she reflects upon the song, her inroads into the US, collaborating with her brother, and her best touring story.

August 9, 2019
by Bill King

From the vaults, here is a fascinating interview with one of jazz's most eloquent and elegant pianists.

August 7, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The former River Town Saints frontman is readying the release of his debut solo single. Here he reflects upon that track and an upcoming EP, life post-Saints, and a deep love for his wife and Nashville tacos.

August 6, 2019
by External Source

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

Gary Slaight, Daniele Zanotti, Emmanuelle Gattuso, and Beth Wilson hold an #UNIGNORABLE poster representing social isolation, at United Way's AGM — photo credit: Nicholas Jones.
August 2, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Not every senior wants to play bridge or bingo. Not every senior wants to use a walker or scooter.