Features

May 17, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The frontwoman of edgy and buzzed-about Vancouver rockers Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds discusses the band's debut EP, its artistic evolution, her love of Badfinger, and a spooky hotel room.

May 17, 2019
by Bill King

Few performers have wielded greater influence over a generation of aspiring musicians than Charles. Here is a look at the life and legacy of a true musical pioneer.

DHL plane at Munich International Airport — photo credit: Instagram @eddmspotter.
May 16, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Bryan Adams is shining a light on the environment with a simple but effective gesture for his current world tour in support of his new album, S

Bieber and Sheeran together fighting depression.
May 16, 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: Rebecca Blisset
May 14, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The BC electro-folk roots songstress launches her fourth album soon. Here she reflects on its 'don't give a fuck'  approach, her ADHD diagnosis, and early touring with her street performer dad.

May 8, 2019
by Bill King

No artist has had a greater influence over jazz the past six decades than the trumpet titan. A new documentary look at the man is compelling viewing.

May 7, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto indie rock band has released a sophomore album In Shadowlands. Here its singer/guitarist describes its mandate, his love of film noir, major life changes, and the group's Prairie Oyster connection.

May 3, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The prolific Halifax-raised, Nashville-based folk songsmith has just released his 13th album. In typically witty fashion, he reflects here on his Presidential bid, singing naked, devolution, and playing cards with Abe Lincoln.

Mike Ross piano (l-r) Jeni Thai Nolan, Divine Brown, Meher Pavri and Raha Javanfar
May 3, 2019
by Bill King

Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre is presenting a new production based on the glories of the piano. His participation in the project leads Bill King to reminisce about his life with the instrument.

May 1, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Vancouver group’s blend of electronic-bhangra and positive melodic-pop lyrics is showcased on the upcoming album, We Got This. Here its vocalist describes the band's creative evolution, reminisces about basement bhangra dance parties, and describes a memorable show in Taiwan.

Taylor as she appears in her latest video
April 29, 2019
by FYI Staff

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

April 26, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The award-winning theatre creator and songwriter, director, writer, and performer is currently staging her multi-media project Spin at select venues in southern Ontario and preparing a new show Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools. Here she discusses both projects and her love of kitchen parties and 19th-century heroines.