FYI Music for Jul 30th, 2020 - Live, Paul Kelly, Odario, Pat Metheny

News Story

Thursday July 30th, 2020
 
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| Canadian Venues Covid Update

 
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With virtually all of Ontario about to enter phase 3 tomorrow, indoor music venues will be allowed to reopen. Severe restrictions in the province and across Canada means it will not be business as usual, however, as our man in the clubs, Cam Carpenter, discovered. Pictured: The Garrison's Sean Bowring.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: July 30, 2020

 
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The Star, Allan Slaight, Ontario newspaper awards, Monica Song, Peter Grant, hockey, and Edward Snowden make headlines in today's column.

 
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News Story

 
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| Our Back Pages

 
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An '80s snap featuring Dallcorte Records' Bernie "the attorney" Solomon, Tim Trombley and Marty Onrot with Gary Slaight and (we think) members of Kilowatt.

 
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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: July 23, 2020

 
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Here is this week's Nielsen Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year. This chart is published every Tuesday. The abbreviation...

 
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| Bill King: Pat Metheny - A Document of Time

 
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Today's feature is a walk down memory lane with American jazz guitarist Pat Metheny whose explorative work has earned him an extraordinary record of Grammy nominations in 10 categories over the years.

 
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Five Questions With...

 
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| Five Questions With… Paul Kelly

 
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The ace Aussie songsmith shifts direction with a new album that draws inspiration from the classic work of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. Here he discusses the project, the rapport with his  collaborator Paul Grabowsky, his love of Sinatra, and working amidst a pandemic.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Schedule of Upcoming Releases, July 30, 2020

 
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Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Beyonce, Paul McCartney, Little Steven, Wye Oak, Peter Himmelman, Brandy, Anna Sofia, and Dirty Streets. The Canadian contingent is led by Mother Tongues, Carol Welsman (pictured), Dizzy, Betty Moon, and Le Ren. Dates are subject to change.  

 
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Careers

 
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| Careers: July 29, 2020

 
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This week's jobs board includes more than 120 positions open nationally, including new spots at Corus, Stingray, CBC, SiriusXM, SOCAN, Warner Music, LANDR, Top Hat, Narcity, and Salon Magazine.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, July 30, 2020

 
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Choir! Choir! Choir!, Rufus Wainwright and 1,500 singers create an epic video (pictured), Sarah Harmer boosts Care Not Profits campaign, and Drake sets a monumental new record. Also in the news are Barenaked Ladies, Rough Trade, CES, Wavelength 800, Scott Helman, Tory Lanez, SaskMusic, Jesse Wente, Selci, DJ Agile, Create Music Group, Sarah Slean, CityFolk, Shania Twain, Jenny Mitchell, OKAN, Justin Bieber, Duo Concertante, and farewell Denise Johnson.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, July 30, 2020

 
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A posthumous album from Nick Cordero (pictured) is coming, the perilous state of Toronto venues, and Sebastian Bach makes a splash. Also in the headlines are Gordon Lightfoot, Alanis Morissette, Peter Green, Amy Klobuchar, TikTok, Spotify, eOne, CAA, Taylor Swift, Alan Menken, Lollapalooza, BeatStars, Jon Hassell, The Chainsmokers, Miss Mercy, Mike Scott, Malik B., and Kevin Costner.

 
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Today's new track

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Odario: Hot Hot Heat

The summery cut features a strong groove, steelpan, fluent rhyming and spoken word, and soulful female guest vocals.