FYI Music for Apr 12th, 2019 - Jane Harbury, ON budget, Damhnait Doyle

News Story

 
Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Vic Fedeli tabling the budget in Queen's Park yesterday.
 

| Ontario Budget Favours Tech, TV and Film Producers

 
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Culture industries are favourably acknowledged in the document, but the emphasis mostly focuses on film, TV  and the video game industries. The Ontario PC government proposes to streamline its cultural media tax credit administration and certification, and to cut red tape for video game developers. Pictured here: Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Vic Fedeli tabling the budget in Queen's Park yesterday

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: April 12, 2019

 
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A trio of CMW Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame Award winners are announced.

 
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News Story

 
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| Sweet Jane Harbury Honoured In Toronto

 
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A capacity crowd at Hugh's Room Live last night witnessed a cavalcade of stars pay affectionate tribute to the popular veteran music publicist.

 
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| Bell Media, TVA Prove Poor Sports In Quebec Spat Involving CRTC

 
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The battle over eyeballs and sports fans is heating up and it involves hockey playoffs and Bell Media's presence in a province where cultural sovereignty and media ownership are intertwined with Karl Péladeau's extensive holdings and reach.

 
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Five Questions With...

 
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| Five Questions With… Damhnait Doyle

 
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The Newfoundland-born songstress releases a cathartic new album, Liquor Store Flowers, today. Here she talks about expressing herself without a filter, a memorable encounter with Willie Nelson, and a love of New Order.

 
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King’s Column

 
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| Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes - Uncompromising Expression

 
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A beautifully conceived new film by Swiss film-maker Sophie Huber documents the pioneering jazz label. Here Bill King resurrects an insightful chat with a Blue Note mainstay, Horace Silver.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Upcoming Releases Schedule, April 12, 2019

 
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Notable names with new releases this week include The Chemical Brothers, Dennis Lloyd, T Bone Burnett, Norah Jones, Melissa Etheridge, and Glen Hansard. The Canadian contingent includes Broken Social Scene, Streetheart, Damhnait Doyle, Gordie MacKeeman, Silverstein, and Karin Plato, plus RSD reissues by Oh Susanna (pictured) and Teenage Head.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, April 12, 2019

 
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Jann Arden’s TV hit reviewed, Record Store Day news, and a tribute to James Renald of Sky. Also in the headlines: vinyl pressing, Massey Hall, Stars, Steely Dan, Joy Division, Kodak Black, Ed O'Brien, Capricorn, Billie Eilish, UMPG, and Calypso Rose.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, April 12, 2019

 
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Terri Clark (pictured) has been named RBC Master in Residence at Studio Bell, Sonic Unyon turns 25, and Global partners with the CCMA. Also in the news: The Weeknd, ticket scalping, Radiohead, CFMU, PEI songwriters, The Acoustic Guitar Project, OBEY fest, Shelagh Rogers, Calgary Folk Fest, Collingwood Elvis Festival, and farewell Earl Thomas Conley and James Renald.

 
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Today's new track

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Jessie Reyez with 6LACK: Imported

The fast-rising, award-winning Toronto R&B singer/songwriter collaborates with an Atlanta hip-hop artist on a steamy new track that has hit stamped all over it.