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October 30, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The eclectic Toronto singer/songwriter talks about the making of his new album Be, his evolution from progressive death metal to folk-rock, life changes, and a stormy tour.

Jess pic as posted on her Instagram page
October 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

Photo: Justin Rutledge
October 25, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The much-loved storytelling troubadour returns with a new album, one accompanied by a coffee table-style book. Here he describes the record, the healing power of one of its songs, the benefits of therapy, and a love of Ned Washington.

Michael Stipe portrait. Artwork Photo Credit: Sam Taylor-Johnson
October 24, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Former R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe has released his first-ever solo single "Your Capricious Soul."

October 23, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The gold-selling Saskatoon blues-rock duo releases a new album on Friday. Here Shaun Verreault and Safwan Javed discuss returning to their roots, favourite new songs, high school gigs together, and a much-loved Bowie tune.

The Blue Stones, Instagram
October 20, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

Mena Massoud, Facebook pic
October 18, 2019
by External Source

Toronto-raised Aladdin actor Mena Massoud knows Canada prizes diversity as a strength but insists he didn't get much help from the Canadia

October 18, 2019
by Bill King

“I'm in town and I'm just putting together my 15th annual Andy Kim Christmas [on December 4 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre at Exhibition Place in Toron

October 18, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Vancouver-based folk-rocker releases her debut album today. Here she discusses its creation, her evolution as an interdisciplinary artist, fond early musical memories, and a recent traumatic event.

Dayna Manning press photo
October 16, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed Stratford-based singer/songwriter is releasing both a memoir and an album this month. Here she describes them both, singles out her favourite songs, and recalls meeting two astronauts on Parliament Hill.

Ralph via Instagram
October 14, 2019
by David Farrell

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

Renée Zellweger at 2018's ALS Walk — photo credit: screenshot from promo video
October 11, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Actor Renée Zellweger, who of course, makes a living using her voice to portray characters — most recently in the brand-new biopic, Judy,