Features

Dave Koz with kids at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital — photo provided.
December 6, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Dave Koz has been a global ambassador for Starlight Children’s Foundation for over 25 years.

December 6, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Vancouver indie rock band has released a riveting third album. Here a member discusses artistic evolution, his favourite new songs, recent heavy duty shit, and a motel from hell.

Pic by Bill King
December 6, 2019
by Bill King

You’re standing in a hallway with musicians caught in three lanes of traffic – it’s an event, a seminar, an awards ceremony, a happening of note an

December 4, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Felix-winning Quebec composer and multi-instrumentalist Vincent Roberge made the Polaris Prize shortlist this year, and is now making moves internationally. Here he discusses this validation, his fave songs on the record, early memories of Johnny Cash, and a love of Moby.

The Weeknd, Instagram
December 1, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

Fashion Santa is helping to market the Walter Caesar Holiday Mix — photo credit: Chris Nicholls.
November 29, 2019
by External Source

Walter Craft Caesar hopes to raise a minimum of $10,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada by donating $1 from every bottle sold of its limited

November 29, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Born out of a love of blues and southern soul, Toronto band Bywater Call makes a strong first impression on its self-titled debut album, out now on

November 28, 2019
by Bill King

In this wide-ranging chat, the veteran broadcaster, record label head, and roots music authority reflects upon the fascinating career spawned by his passion for music.

Chris Landry
November 27, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Ottawa-based roots songsmith has released a second album. Here he describes his artistic evolution, favourite songs and those he wished he'd written, and a stagecrashing highlight in Fredericton

Ozzy  Osbourne, Instagram
November 23, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

Facebook photo
November 22, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Following up on their acclaimed 2018 EP, Sunshine, Edmonton roots rock collective The Hearts released Give It Back on Nov.

Matt Mays  Photo: Lisa Mcintosh
November 22, 2019
by Bill King

The beauty of photography as it relates to music is the many notes that are sounded in an image.