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Photo: Aaron Wynia
February 21, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Toronto’s Noah Reid has become well known for playing Patrick, the levelheaded better half of Dan Levy’s flamboyant David Rose on Schitt’s Cree

McGarrigles website photo
February 20, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

A grant program has been set up in name of late Canadian music legend Kate McGarrigle to help support cancer patients and cancer survivors pursue m

Photo: Denis Duquette
February 19, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The former member of Hey Rosetta! is now an award-winning solo artist. A second album arrives Friday, and here she discusses its songs, woman’s rights, the huge impact of earlier tune Microphone, touring with Stars, and why she loves Barry Manilow.

Justin Bieber chills. Pic: Instagram
February 16, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

Photo: Alana Paterson
February 14, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The former Be Good Tanyas member is earning raves for a new solo album U kin B the Sun. Here she explains the recording process, recalls early musical memories and an exotic debut performance, and reveals a love of Frank Ocean.

February 14, 2020
by Bill King

The ever-busy civic-minded music and sports entrepreneur talks about the growth of Toronto hip-hop, his love of basketball, and much more.

Heather Wright, Jon Box's wife, at his celebration of life, Feb. 8, at the Opera House — photo credit: Stephanie Montani.
February 13, 2020
by Karen Bliss

A concert and silent auction to celebrate the life of music industry veteran Jon Box raised more than $30,000 from ticket sales and a silent auctio

February 12, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The promising young Toronto soul/pop artist is now climbing the Dance charts via an inventive remix. Here she discusses that collaboration, the new twist on her musical journey, new material, and goals for 2020.

The gals are back in town.
February 10, 2020
by External Source

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

Photo: Jason Cipparrone
February 7, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Grand Analog frontman and CBC Radio host releases a solo EP in May. Here he discusses his new track Low Light, the power of gospel, a new creative approach, the influence of his radio show, and a magical night in Manhattan.

February 7, 2020
by Bill King

“Pablo” as he’s known throughout the music industry and to colleagues is by far my closest friend dating back to when we shared the bandstand betwe

Bella (centre) at her 9th bake sale. Pic provided.
February 6, 2020
by Nick Krewen

Fifteen-year-old Bella Black is not only making a difference: she’s baking a difference.