Features

January 15, 2016
by Bill King

The past months we’ve read the accounts of rock stars dying – some with downgraded history, others whose time had come. Only a rare few will garner universal accolades and be as fondly remembered as David Bowie...

January 14, 2016
by Jason Schneider

Danko Jones knows how to rawk, and is an adept promoter and articulate when he sees fit. Jason Schneider caught up with the frontman on tour for today's bi-weekly 5 Questions with feature...

January 12, 2016
by Jason Schneider

These are strange times in the music business, as anyone employed in it will tell you...

January 11, 2016
by Bill King

In this A Conversation With ..., Bill King revisits an interview with acclaimed American guitarist/composer Bill Frisell...

January 8, 2016
by Bill King

In this A Conversation With… Bill King chats with one of his jazz piano heroes, Ray Bryant…

January 7, 2016
by Jason Schneider

Neil Osborne, frontman of veteran Vancouver rockers 54.40, is today’s participant in our Five Questions with… series.

January 5, 2016
by Jason Schneider

Bluesman Paul Reddick is Jason Schneider's first subject of the new year in our on-going series, Five Questions with...

January 4, 2016
by FYI Staff
Maclean's asks 'What Canadian Pop Moment?'...
January 4, 2016
by Bill King
The late George Shearing enjoyed an international reputation as a pianist, arranger and composer. He passed away in February 2011. He was 91. The following is a conversation between Bill King and Shearing from 1999.
December 22, 2015
by Jason Schneider

It’s been 30 years since the late Handsome Ned almost single-handedly sparked the roots-rock revolution on Toronto’s Queen Street West, and his legacy remains embedded in the sounds of the many young country-rockers and cow-punks who can be heard any given night at Ned’s old haunts..

December 21, 2015
by Bill King

David Greene is an internationally-respected and Emmy-winning music producer and audio engineer who has long called Toronto home. Here is the second of a two-part conversation with FYI's Bill King.

December 18, 2015
by FYI Staff

"What a difference a year makes. What a difference Taylor Swift makes. What a difference Adele makes..."