Features

Charlotte Cardin scores well this week at radio with "California."
May 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Charlotte Cardin, Brett Kissel, Allie X and Scott Helman earned strong radio support nationwide last week. No small feat given they were up against new trax from Backstreet Boys, Sam Hunt and Christina Aguilera.

May 18, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

Tegan and Sara are sending more than 100 young people to LGBTQ camp this summer in the U.S. and Canada for a total cost of about US$100,000 and have invited the public to help make that dream a reality.

May 18, 2018
by Jason Schneider

Brothers Ryan and Nic MacDonald lead the powerful Thunder Bay-based rock band. Here they reflect upon the making of their new album, their creative partnership, and the thriving scene in their hometown.

May 18, 2018
by Bill King

A genuine legend in Canadian radio and music television, the popular caffeine-addicted host reflects upon a colourful career, including the halcyon days of Q-107 and some of his memorable on-air interviews at MuchMusic.

May 16, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The renowned producer for such platinum acts as Metric, Billy Talent, Barenaked Ladies, and Three Days Grace is taking a step into artist management with his new Toronto-based company Inside Pocket Music. Learn more in this interview.

Selena Gomez is dreaming about love.
May 13, 2018
by FYI Staff

The big question this week: Is Selena Gomez singing "Back To You" with The Weeknd in mind? Whatever the case, she has the week's hottest song, but Aaron Pritchett and The Dungarees also had a good kick on Country radio with spanking new tracks.

May 11, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

Celebrating its 25th year together, Billy Talent has launched an innovative trust as a means of giving back to various organizations the band members wish to support.

May 11, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The solo project of in-demand Toronto bassist/composer Brian Kobayakawa launches with a debut album coming out next month. Learn more about the adventurous recording in this interview.

Feel Alright
May 9, 2018
by Jason Schneider

It has been seven years between albums for Feel Alright, longtime favourites of the Calgary alt-rock scene. The group's mastermind explains the delay here and reveals he's itching to get back onstage.

May 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

Celine Dion, Madeline Merlo and River City's David James are among the hot new tracks on radio this week.

May 4, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Calgary singer/songwriter combines the lyrical heartfelt authenticity of classic country music with a steely-eyed intensity that compels an audience’s attention. Her second album, Driving In The Dark, is earning raves, and you can learn more here.

May 4, 2018
by Bill King

The experienced Canadian songwriter/producer has strong opinions about the current state of songwriting and the Nashville scene. In this wide-ranging chat, he also discusses his recent work with Washboard Union and Nice Horse.