Features

Britney & Elton via Facebook.
August 31, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

Photo: Bill King
August 30, 2022
by Bill King

I was recently asked what my all-time favourite charted track is. I instantly responded Earth, Wind & Fire - September.

Red Hot Chili Peppers image via Facebook page.
August 25, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

August 24, 2022
by Bill King

I’ve often speculated about Elton John’s third album, Tumbleweed Connection, and its influence on a coming generation of keyboard players. That bridge between roots country, bluegrass, hillbilly, gospel brought to you by two London saddle hoppers – Elton John and Bernie Taupin. Home on the Range, British style.

August 18, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

Photo: Bill King
August 16, 2022
by Bill King

This new theatre in Stratford, ON, is being hailed as an architectural marvel, and Bill King came away suitably impressed. Learn more in his chat with the Stratford Festival's publicity director.

August 10, 2022
by Bill King

Kristine and I sat through the three harrowing episodes of Trainwreck: Woodstock ‘99 a couple of evenings ago.

Shania Twain via Instagram.
August 3, 2022
by FYI Staff

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

August 2, 2022
by Bill King

The Women in the Studio National Accelerator program advances the career development of talented producer-songwriters from across Canada. Learn more about this exciting initiative in this chat with the CEO of Music Publishers Canada.

CHUM alumni at Radio & Records Party (l-r) Rick Ringer, Roger Ashby, Paul Fisher, Wayne Webster, Larry McGinnis, Ingrid Schumacher, Ross Davies, and Barry Stewart.
July 27, 2022
by Bill King

The wonderful Radio & Records reunion party last week and the bustling scene on Ossington Ave show that the Toronto summer is in full bloom. Pictured: CHUM alumni at the party.

Alessia Cara
July 18, 2022
by Bill King

Niagara Falls Tourism is celebrating two top prestigious international awards for its one-of-a-kind collaboration with Grammy-winning Canadian artist Alessia Cara (pictured) to produce Alessia Cara Live from Niagara Falls, ON. The project shows the power of music in boosting tourism, as this podcast with the org's CEO and President reveals.

July 12, 2022
by Bill King

I spoke with the senior director of booking at Evenko, a Québec company that is Canada’s most significant independent producer and promoter. Every year, it produces more than 1,200 shows, musical concerts, and family and sporting events in Québec, the Atlantic provinces and the northeast US. Coming soon, Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts (pictured), now in its 15th year, and set to run July 29 - 31.