FYI Music for Nov 6th, 2019 - Holger Petersen, Fergus Hambleton, ATCR

News Story

Wednesday November 6th, 2019
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| Fergus Hambleton Launches Big Old-Fashioned Album Live Tonight

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Toronto music fans will remember him from the Bamboo and he still plays a weekly set at The Orbit Room; tonight he births Neighbourhoods—a brilliant sounding new album. And to be clear, this isn't just any album launch. He is recreating it with an all-star 11-piece ensemble with horns, strings and ...well, be there to find out what else.

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Media Beat

Media Beat

| Media Beat: November 06, 2019

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Edmonton broadcasters duke it out in 'POWER' litigation, Saskatchewan broadcasters back Pattison radiothon, Bell lands big Ontario gov't radio contract, POTUS now making calls to UK breakfast shows, live sports loses lustre on tech platforms and new insights into listener requests.

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News Story

Holger at home. Pic: Shaw TV Edmonton

| FAI Inducts Holger Petersen Into The Folk DJ Hall of Fame

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The veteran Edmonton broadcaster and label head is honoured by Folk Alliance International for his radio work at CBC and CKUA.

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in the photo left to right: Morgan Hayduk, Jenifer Wong, Kevin Chow, Evan Martin, Pouria Assadipour, Andrew Batey

| Canadian Blockchain Music Startup Looks East

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Asian markets such as Japan, India and S. Korea are booming and this Canadian startup is betting on their need for solutions to streamline a component of their supply chain. But despite their high demand tech, Beatdapp's advisory board might be the real deal-clincher abroad.

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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: Oct 31st, 2019

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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.

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Five Questions With...

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| Five Questions With… Jerry Leger

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The prolific roots troubadour discusses the making of new album Time Out For Tomorrow, his best touring stories, fond early musical memories, and his public performance debut.

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| Careers: November 05, 2019

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This week's section includes 123 openings across the country. Please share with colleagues and others you know seeking new professional opportunities.

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Music News Digest

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| Music News Digest, Nov. 6, 2019

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Oscar Peterson (pictured) and D.O.A. earn the Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation, ren signs to Geffen, and Johnny Orlando and Shawn Mendes earn EMAs. Also making news are CMTF, Bill King, SATE, Brad Machry, Neil Young, Indie Week, Gord Bamford, Aphrose, Hilario Duran, and farewell Kelley Looney. With video.

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Music Biz Headlines

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| Music Biz Headlines, Nov. 6, 2019

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Kathleen Edwards (pictured) makes a comeback, D.O.A. makes history, and Radiohead makes a plea. Others in the headlines include Neil Young, Alestorm, Baby Shark, Spinal Tap, funk, Jeff Lynne, Apple Music, Iggy Pop, Trent Reznor, MTN Nigeria, Ernest Hood, and Playfre.

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Today's new track

A Tribe Called Red: Ba Na Na Ft. Odario, Haviah Mighty & Chippewa Travellers

The Juno-winning Indigenous beats-making duo recruits a Polaris Prize winner and a CBC host/rapper to add vocals to this vibrant and upbeat celebration of Caribana.


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