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The cast of CODA
April 6, 2022
by Bill King

This Toronto vocal coach to the stars worked extensively with the cast of the Oscar-winning CODA (pictured) and, back in 2008, with the stars of another Academy Award winner, Chicago. Learn more in this fascinating podcast interview.

Photo: Bill King
March 30, 2022
by Bill King

We questioned with the passing of arranging/keyboard greats like Doug Riley who would step in and fill the void.

Ria Mae billboard, Dundas Square in Toronto
March 27, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

March 23, 2022
by Bill King

This Juno-winning master of piano blues has just released a new album, Blues From Chicago to Paris: A Tribute to Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

Tim Hicks, Allan Doyle - YouTube.
March 21, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

March 13, 2022
by Bill King

The sibling duo of Jenna and Stuart Walker are major stars on the Canadian country scene, as shown by gold and platinum singles and sky-high streaming stats. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

 

Allan Rayman, Facebook
March 12, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

March 9, 2022
by Bill King

This fast-rising Canadian country artist is the first signing by new Warner-distributed label Sakamoto Music. Learn more about Chris Buck in this revealing FYI podcast.

Ed Sheeran & Camila Cabello pic courtesy of American Chronicle.
March 7, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

March 2, 2022
by Bill King

Kensington Sound is home ground in central Toronto for musicians. It has just celebrated its 50th anniversary, and much-loved owner Vezi Tayyeb has chronicled its history in a new memoir. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

February 23, 2022
by Bill King

The SOCAN Foundation has announced its second annual Her Music Awards, which celebrate and support female-identifying, mid-career Canadian music creators who are on the verge of taking their creative careers to the next level. Learn more in this podcast chat with Foundation head Charlie Wall-Andrews (pictured here with former SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste and earlier Her Awards winners Leela Gilday and Haviah Mighty).

February 20, 2022
by FYI Staff

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