Industry

Elliott BROOD
September 17, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Keith Urban, Thelonious Monk, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, Cher, Raven, Cindy Blackman Santana, Los Mocosos, and Ed Harcourt. The Canadian contingent is led by Neil Young, Rich Aucoin, Elliott BROOD (pictured), The Elwins, Daniel Romano, Ofra Harnoy, Regina Gently, Nick Cordero, David Leask, and David Vertesi.

September 16, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Juice Wrld, Instagram
September 13, 2020
by FYI Staff

Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon spends its sixth week at No.

September 13, 2020
by Kerry Doole

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? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some of the events listed. POP Montreal (pictured) is proceeding with both live and virtual events this month.

September 10, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Wednesday afternoon, various reps from the music industry held a virtual town hall with Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault. The session was marred by technical difficulties from the Minister's end, but the exchange did provide encouragement that the next budget will include some needed remedies to cushion the pandemic's merciless crush on age-old economics. Pictured: Sonic Unyon's Tim Pototic, CIMA's Stuart Johnston, ADISQ's Solange Drouin and Guilbeault.

Dione Taylor  Photo: Crilaphoto
September 10, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Marilyn Manson, Keedron Bryant, Stray Cats, Johnny Thunders, Paul Collins’ Beat, The Flaming Lips, Reba McEntire, Mastodon, and Ronnie Earl. The Canadian contingent is led by Dione Taylor (pictured), Countermeasure, Neil Swainson, Sameer Cash, Joshua Van Tassel, Shaye Zadravec, and Brian Blain. Dates are subject to change.

September 9, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Festival 506
September 7, 2020
by Kerry Doole

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? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed. Music NB is proceeding with Festival (506) (pictured), but in virtual form.

September 7, 2020
by FYI Staff

Taylor Swift’s folklore returns to No.

September 3, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

September 3, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Fleetwood Mac, Laura Stevenson, Dirty Projectors, Rolling Stones, Rising Steel, and Sabertooth Swing. The Canadian contingent is led by Scott Helman, Oh Susanna (pictured), Hannah Georgas, Satellite and The Harpoonist, Dan Pitt, Alex Moxon Quartet, and Josh Charbot. Dates are subject to change.

Arkells' YouTube capture
August 31, 2020
by FYI Staff

Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon holds at No. 1 for the second straight week but the big hit of the week is Hamilton's celebrated band Arkells' Campfire Chords (pictured), a stripped-down collection of fan and band favourites that marks the first album for the band since directly signing with UMC.