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December 6, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

December 6, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The veteran Albertan country-rocker has just published More Than A Game, a hockey-themed kids book based around one of his songs. Here he talks about its creation, the collaboration with artist Curtis Irving Johnson, his passion for hockey, and a memorable encounter with Wayne Gretzky and the Stanley Cup (pictured).

December 2, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Fucked Up frontman turns podcast host with a new web series, Punk As F*ck. Here he discusses the origins of the podcast, LA’s proto-punk scene, his disdain for a nasty Proud Boy, and punk’s political impact.

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December 2, 2020
by Bill King

For most of us, we first heard of the coronavirus through the quarantining of the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama in February 202

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November 29, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Cape Breton quartet has just released a new EP, Upon The Horizon, a dazzling combination of indie folk and experimental pop. Here a group member discusses the record, the experience of working with US indie rock titan Phil Ek, and future plans.

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November 28, 2020
by FYI Staff

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

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November 25, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Three Toronto scene veterans have teamed up to indulge their love of surf-rock. A debut album comes out tomorrow, and here bassist Leo Valvassori talks about their love of the genre, guitar instrumentals, the making of the record, and plans for a killer live show.

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November 25, 2020
by Bill King

The past nine months have felt like graduate school except this time we’re not skipping classes! There is a path forward and a way out of this economic and human catastrophe. Patience, knowledge, science, and faith…. Be safe!

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November 22, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Surviving a near-fatal accident had a radical impact on the life and music of the singer/songwriter. Here he discusses that event, describes his new album, and offers a sage perspective on the pandemic.

November 18, 2020
by Bill King

I was an early subscriber to Bandzoogle. Like most musicians, I was looking for a platform to promote my own recordings.

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November 18, 2020
by Jason Schneider

On November 20, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar return with a sorely needed shot of vintage R&B in the form of their new album The Reckle