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Photo credit: Kris King
March 27, 2020
by Bill King

During this period of adjustment and homestay, I thought I'd survey the music landscape and peer into the lives of fellow musicians and industry stalwarts. The responses of these Toronto female artists and biz players are compelling.

March 25, 2020
by Jason Schneider

A member of Besnard Lakes and an in-demand keyboardist for hire, she releases her debut solo full-length on Friday. Here she discusses her approach on the new record, its favourite songs, her chameleonic musical personality, goals in the wake of COVID-19, and a favourite European tour story.

Tim Hicks & Alan Doyle. Pic: CCMAs
March 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

March 20, 2020
by External Source

Food delivery company DoorDash has taken social distancing to the doorstep as heroic delivery personnel have agreed to place a customer's food in a

March 20, 2020
by Bill King

The daughter of two of Canada’s top songwriters is forging her own musical path. In this in-depth interview, she talks about her new record, working with hubby Liam Russell, her creative approach, and much more.

Photo: Emma-Lee
March 18, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto dream-pop singer/songwriter has a new album, Scenes From Infinity, out now. Here she discusses the creative collaboration with husband Liam Russell, her favourite songs, plans for 2020, and lessons learned from her famous musical parents.

The Killers, Instagram
March 15, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

Photo: Dustin Rabin
March 13, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The highly respected music publicist is now the Director of Industry Relations & Communications at CMRRA. Here she reflects upon a fascinating career, her new role, the value of the org for artists, and the just-cancelled Junos,

Photo: Bill King photo in 2008  Taken when McCoy Tyner received the Miles Davis Award at Festival du Jazz De Montreal.
March 13, 2020
by Bill King

Legendary jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, a longtime member of John Coltrane’s quartet, died on March 6, at 81. Here's an interview conducted by FYI's Bill King in 1992.

Photo: Instagram
March 12, 2020
by External Source

Halifax hip-hop artist Lance Sampson, a.k.a.

Photo: Eric Kozakiewicz
March 11, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Ayla Brook (pronounced Ey–Lah) makes music as raw and vast as the Canadian Prairies.

Dixie Chicks. Pic,  Facebook
March 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

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