FYI Music for Nov 7th, 2018 - Leslie Sole & Terri Michael

News Story

Wednesday November 7th, 2018
Terri Michael and Leslie Sole in Cabo together.

| Mexican Car Crash Kills Canadian Broadcasting Couple

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Leslie Sole and Terri Michael met at CHOM in 1975 and married a few years later. They died together in a head-on vehicle collision in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico this past Monday.

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Media Beat

Media Beat

| Media Beat: November 07, 2018

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Smart speakers, pot, Videotron, Bell Media, Postmedia, and the gov't broadcast and telco review make headlines today.

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News Story

Co-founder Ahmed Ismail standing in front of a gallery of  the first successful HXOUSE venture with Google

| Weeknd-Sponsored Hxouse Incubator Now Open For Business

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The Weeknd, along with XO brand creative director La Mar Taylor and sports and entertainment marketer Ahmed Ismail (pictured), have launched the $6M incubator and accelerator to offer Toronto creatives opportunities he never had back in his hometown.

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 CMRRA President Caroline Rioux

| CMRRA Announces Leadership Transition

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Caroline Rioux is stepping down to an advisory role in 2019 and the search for her replacement as president of the licensing agency is now underway; separately; Veronica Syrtash has been upped to Sr. VP, Business Affairs and Corporate Development.

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Pat with his wife, Vivi Neggers

| Today, Jj Johnston Salutes Pat Holiday

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Today, Jim 'Jj' Johnston's 365 feature profiles Pat Holiday  (pictured with wife Vivi Neggers) whose past includes working at 'the Big 8' and ending his career as group PD for the Astral chain. His life path has taken him to many cities, and his humanity generally has paid back in spades.

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| Music Canada Makes A Mark At Music Policy Forum Summit 

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EVP and Forum co-founder Amy Terrill presented a workshop and moderated a panel at the recent two-day event in Washington DC. An updated version of the groundbreaking Keys to a Music City report was released.

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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: November 1st, 2018

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Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch 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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Five Questions With...


| Five Questions With… Jason McFadden of The Maple City

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The driving force behind the Chatham roots rockers discusses the upheaval behind his band’s debut album, Brief Golden Age, his creative evolution, and the inspiration of George Harrison.

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| Careers: November 07, 2018

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This week's we provide 135 career postings, so take a look and see if any of the gigs from Paper Bag Records, Spotify, Entertainment One, JAZZFM91, Rogers, Bell, Corus, the CBC, Postmedia and Women in Film & TV look promising for you or someone you know.

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Music News Digest

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| Music News Digest, Nov. 7, 2018

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Kandle (pictured) lights up Lula Lounge, Canadian acts showcase Down Under, and The Trews deliver a vintage video. Also in the news are Mint Records, CMI, Frank Walker, Mike Plume, Made in Sauga, Rondeau The Musical, Lori Yates, Lost Cousins, and farewell Glenn Schwartz. Videos added for your enjoyment.

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Music Biz Headlines

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| Music Biz Headlines, Nov. 7, 2018

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The Dirty Nil (pictured) give it their all, the Roy Orbison hologram show bores, and Fleetwood Mac goes its own way. Others in the headlines include Jack White, Sandro Perri, Christine and the Queens, Drake, LA punks, Bohemian Rhapsody, the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, Axl Rose, Damon Albarn, Spice Girls, Mac Miller, Spotify, Sam Smith, Rihanna, Marianne Faithfull, Greta Van Fleet, and A Star Is Born.

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Today's new track

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Lou Phelps: Squeeze

The Juno-nominated Montreal rapper delivers a charming single and video taken from his recent sophomore album. Jahkoy chimes in with a vocal feature that accentuates the tone and the lyrics are more tender than is usual for the genre.


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