Features

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.

Pic: Style Group
February 5, 2020
by Jason Schneider

On the eve of the release of a new single, the musical siblings from Hamilton discuss the track, their recording process, family jam sessions, fave hometown venues, and songs they wish they’d written.

graphic courtesy of Byrnes Media
February 3, 2020
by External Source

The following opinion piece is penned by Steve Warden, an award-winning radio host, the creator and executive producer of an internationally sy

Allesia Cara, Instagram
February 2, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

January 31, 2020
by Bill King

When hang time with Robert (Bob) Segarini presents itself – get in line.

Photo: L!N Duperron
January 31, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The veteran TO roots troubadour releases a new album, Blue Wine, today. Here he reflects on the record, its tribute to actress Tracy Wright, his multiple musical lives, and a surreal on the road story.

Band shot via Instagram
January 30, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

Prolific Australian rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard has released three live albums to help support three different organizations pro

January 29, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The hotly-tipped Montreal alt-pop trio releases its debut full-length next week. Here they discuss its making, bonding with producer Derek Hoffman, artistic evolution, a go-getting manager, and a memorable near encounter with an avalanche.

Pearl Jam photo courtesy of band's Facebook page
January 26, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

January 24, 2020
by Bill King

This creative renaissance man excels as a visual artist, musician, and singer/songwriter. In this far-reaching chat, he discusses his artistic approach, parenthood, Maestro Fresh-Wes, the Queen Street West scene, a fascination with Pierre Trudeau's love life, and much more.

(L to R): Sally Lee, Marc Cremonese and Karen Letofsky discus mental health for artists after the Mystify screening — photo credit: Karen Bliss.
January 23, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Canadian indie label Royal Mountain Records, whose roster includes Alvvays, PUP, Mac DeMarco, Metz and US Girls, stepped up last year to give the m