FYI Music for Jun 11th, 2018 - Jim Cressman Monster Truck Vince DeGiorgio

News Story

Monday June 11th, 2018
 
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| Jim Cressman: Canada's Music Biz Superstar

 
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Jim Cressman is a young man who successfully espouses old fashioned values, as is made clear in this wide-ranging interview. Summing up how he operates: "Bottom line, we are accountable, responsible, working in the best interests of our clients and we never allow financial greed to supersede the needs of the client. Pigs get fat.  Hogs get slaughtered."

 
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Media Beat

 
Robert De Niro gave Donald Trump a taste of his own medicine on the Tony Awards last night.
 

| Media Beat: June 11, 2018

 
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Former Telus and Apple Canada exec Brent Johnston (pictured) joins Rogers Wireless, Steve Faguy's latest Media News Digest, Iain Grant steps down as moderator of Sowny board, more game playing from Facebook, Anthony Bourdian discusses life, and Robert De Niro earns ovation saying F.U. to Trump on network TV..

 
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On The Charts

 
Béatrice Martin aka Coeur de Pirate
 

| Coeur De Pirate Has This Week's Best-Selling Album

 
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Kanye has the top scoring album receipts with massive streaming numbers, but it's Canada's own Beatrice Martin who wins over the purse strings of her fans with a new album that takes its title from a sign she saw planted in a patch of grass in Paris.

 
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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

 
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| Radio Hot With New Tracks By Kanye, Jess Moskaluke, And DVBBS

 
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Kanye has the week’s hottest new track at radio with a track from his ye album, Jess Moskaluke continues gaining traction with a song from her latest Past the Past collection, and Canadian EDM duo DVBBS (pronounced 'dubs') hits a high note with a track featuring American rapper Blackbear.

 
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News Story

 
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| 2018 SOCAN Honorees Include Burton Cummings, OLP, And Sarah McLachlan

 
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The  Awards Gala will be held in Toronto on June 18, but the performing rights org has already announced five Achievement Award winners.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, June 11, 2018

 
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Shawn Mendes is riding high, topping the US charts and racking up huge steaming numbers, and Toronto rockers The Golden Dogs play their final show. Also in the news are Big Billz, Khatsahlano Street Party, SaskMusic, NXNE, Manitoba Music, ole, Music PEI, and farewells to Danny Kirwan, Lorraine Gordon, and Rocky Wiseman. Videos added for your enjoyment.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
Anthony Bourdain Photo: Common Dreams
 

| Music Biz Headlines, June 11, 2018

 
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Anthony Bourdain's musician encounters, cannabis firms eye music sponsorship and picks for NXNE. Others in the headlines include Robert Smith, drill music, Alanis Morissette, John Roney, Ray Reaves, Angelique Kidjo, Social Distortion, Kardinal Offishall, She Stole My Beer, and Tona.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: June 11, 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 coveted Artist Entrepreneur West program at NMC has a June 22 deadline.

 
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What Was Said

 
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| Vince DeGiorgio: The Importance Of The Music Publisher

 
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Soft-spoken and eminently successful, DeGiorgio is a successful music publisher and songwriter who has travelled the world around the world 16 times, had his lyrics translated into more than a dozen languages and helped his clients sell 30M records. He recently had standing at a parliamentary committee in Ottawa to explain what it is he does for a living, and what it takes to be successful song merchant in today's global marketplace.

 
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Today's new track

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Monster Truck: True Rocker

The Juno-winning hard rockers preview a new album with this righteously rockin' cut. Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider guests and the result is pure no-BS fun that lives up to the title.

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