FYI Music for Apr 16th, 2018 - Stuart Jolliffe, Ryan Langdon, Paul Brandt

News Story

Monday April 16th, 2018

| MMF Canada Announces New Inductees For Its Honour Roll

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Those being added to the honour roll of the Music Managers Forum Canada next month are Susan de Cartier of Starfish Entertainment, Live Nation's Riley O'Connor, and Daniel Caesar and his management team of Matthew Burnett and Jordan Evans.

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Media Beat


| Media Beat: April 16, 2018

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Stingray lands Dick Clark Productions deal, CBC’s The National by the numbers, fed’s stick us with ‘fake news’ bill, Peter Menzies figures the CRTC needs to buck up, and Murdoch empire lands more government scrutiny.

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On The Charts

Sloan on Istagram

| Cardi, Drake Top Of The Pops As Sloan Slows In Behind Them

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The odds to win has won, as Cardi B's debut long-play rockets straight to No. 1 in its first week of release. There are a few other new entries, including Canada's favourite-to-win pop band
Sloan [pictured], with album '12' breaking into the top 50.

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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

Paul Brandt recorded a live version of 'Small Town, Big Dreams' for the community of Humboldt, SK last week in the q studio.

| Paul Brandt Sings For Humboldt While Tim Hicks Gets 'Loud'

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Hicks has himself another rockin' good hit, Brandt is winning praise for a live version of “Small Towns and Big Dreams” that he recorded in a  CBC Radio studio last week, and Chromeo blends urban funk with a Carib groove.

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News Story


| RIP: Maple Music Advocate, Stuart Jolliffe

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Stuart Jolliffe, GM at Marriott Hotels, who helped nurture a strong music industry inside Nova Scotia, as well as aiding many musicians on the road, died April 11 in Toronto.

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Music News Digest


| Music News Digest, April 16, 2018

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Bon Jovi stars at Rock Hall of Fame induction ceremony and Ed Sheeran fires back at the tabloids. Also in the news are pot-produced shows in Vancouver, Steven Page, Jess Moskaluke, The Lowest Of The Low, Waterdown ArtsFest, SOCAN, Record Store Day, Wolfe Island Records, and farewells to Milos Forman and Deborah Coleman.

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Music Biz Headlines

The Weeknd

| Music Biz Headlines, April 16, 2018

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The Weeknd gets emotional at Coachella, Mariah Carey reveals her bipolar condition, and Canadians shine at Savannah Music Festival. Also in the headlines are Tinashe, Huey Lewis, classical Junos, London Music Week, Springsteen, Shawn Mendes, Amici, Peggy Lee, and the Canadian Opera Company.

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| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadline, April 16, 2018

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Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences for a career boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. The Canadian Folk Music Awards has announced a June 15 deadline for nomination submissions.

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Media & advertising consultant Gordon Borrell

| Radio’s Big Challenge Finds An Answer

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“Straight up, the biggest threat to radio is myopic leadership. We're in a period of remarkable growth and opportunity, yet so many leaders believe their job is to defend "’radio.’”

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Today's new track

Ryan Langdon - 'Leave Me Right'

This is a taut, action-packed story-telling song debut that opens with blazing certainty and carries through to the last lick.

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