Features

Photo: Mark Miller
March 8, 2019
by Bill King

Ed Bickert was born in rural Hochfeld, Manitoba, November 1932 and grew up in Vernon, British Columbia.

Photo: Nienke Izurieta
March 6, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Maritimes roots duo has just released a potent new album Canary In A Coal Mine. Here its singer describes the new writing and recording approach it features, her favourite songs, and her desire for fair treatment in the music industry.

March 4, 2019
by External Source

Annals Of Brand Love

Bülow stays in focus
March 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

Mick Jones, Gordie Brown, Lou Gramm. Photo credit: Tom Sandler
March 1, 2019
by Karen Bliss

An exclusive collection of Foreigner’s greatest hits, Jukebox Hero The Musical, named after the musical theatre production which had its w

March 1, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The hit progressive pop band releases its fifth album today, and its leader takes time out to describe its sonic approach and the discovery of new soundscapes that keep inspiring him.

Moby Grape (Don Stevenson in front)    Photo: Leslie Mitchell
March 1, 2019
by Bill King

The pioneering '60s psychedelic band's drummer now lives and plays in Toronto. He takes a fascinating trip down memory lane in this entertaining interview. Pictured: Moby Grape

Hollerado. KRL Photography c/o band's Instagram page
February 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.

February 27, 2019
by Jason Schneider

This Toronto-based singer/songwriter has an eclectic jazz-rooted sound. On the eve of the release of her debut album, she describes its creation, her favourite songs, and a desire to see artists compensated appropriately for their work.

February 22, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto singer/songwriter follows up a recent pop hit and a new seasonal anthem with a polished sophomore album. Here he discusses its creation, his favourite songs, his artistic evolution and a belief that the music biz is doing just fine.

Joe Sealy and Jay McShann at CJRT-FM  Photo: Bill King
February 22, 2019
by Bill King

Major changes at Toronto's jazz station are sparking optimism about a brighter future for the publicly funded FM. Here are some reminiscences and the fascinating story behind the station's creation. Pictured: Joe Sealy and Jay McShann

Photo courtesy of Morrissey's Instagram page.
February 21, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Unwavering animal rights activist Morrissey, who released a statement in 2006 boycotting Canada because of the “horrific slaughter” of seals, is fi