Features

June 5, 2019
by Jason Schneider

US folk singer-songwriter Brad Lauretti has spent the past 10 years on an epic journey around the world, playing listening rooms, clubs, house concerts, and festival stages. Now touring across Canada, he reflects upon his admiration of the country, his musical influences, an upcoming fifth album, and encountering a bear in Banff.

June 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.

Darren Fung
June 3, 2019
by External Source

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Photo: Ian Albert
May 31, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The highly-regarded Toronto singer/songwriter explores classic AOR sounds on his new album SKY. Here he discusses the album's mandate, his artistic evolution, and fond musical memories growing up in Windsor.

May 30, 2019
by Bill King

Here are five takes on songs that still excite generations from a timeless score and masterful storyline.

May 29, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Berlin-based electronica duo, comprised of Thomas Tichai and Alexandre Decoupigny, has signed to Rae Spoon’s Coax Records. Here the two discuss their upcoming cassette release, artistic evolution, and a love of British Columbia audiences.

Northern Pikes today. Pic: ET Canada
May 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 credit: Jag Gundu / Massey Hall
May 24, 2019
by Karen Bliss

The beloved Canadian music industry leader can be remembered by donations to the music education charity that was close to his heart.

May 24, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The St. John's-based roots-rocker and former Jetset Motel leader has released his fifth solo album, Out Of The Past. Here he discusses his creative approach, his musical family, a love of the Velvet Underground and Townes Van Zandt, and a misplaced guitar.

Photo (l-r): Bill Evans, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane
May 24, 2019
by Bill King

A rarely broadcast interview tape with the famed pianist is full of fascinating insights into the making of arguably the most popular jazz album ever.

May 22, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

May 22, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Nova Scotia music booster now works alongside Dan Mangan on an online platform dedicated to house concerts. Here she explains its approach, offers sage advice to independent artists, and explains her love of Joel Plaskett.