Industry

January 13, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Grievous Angels album cover
January 13, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, after a lull over the holiday season. Notables this week include Zayn, the Buzzcocks, Accept, Carla Olson and Mick Taylor, Sleaford Mods, Matthew Sweet, KT Tunstall, and Kurt Vile.  A strong Canadian contingent is led by dvsn, Layla Zoe, Royal Wood, Petric, The Divorcees, Grievous Angels (pictured), , Steve Strongman, Dave Restivo, and Tucker Lane.

Taylor Swift promo shot
January 10, 2021
by External Source

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Canada's Music Incubator Artist Entrepreneur program
January 10, 2021
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. Applications for Canada's Music Incubator's Artist Entrepreneur program (pictured) are now open.

One of two official new handbills announcing this year's Juno show.
January 10, 2021
by David Farrell

This year's 50th-anniversary edition of the Juno Awards starts pumping up the hype and anticipation today with the announcement th

January 6, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Steve Earle and The Dukes - album graphic
January 6, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a virtual standstill over the holiday season. Notables helping usher in the new year are Steve Earle & The Dukes, Barry Gibb, Magnum, Passenger, and Morgan Wallen. Scott McKay and Kandle & Kendel lead the Canadian contingent.

Taylor Swift Instagram pic
January 4, 2021
by FYI Staff

For the final chart of 2020, Taylor Swift’s evermore returns to No.

January 3, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

January 2, 2021
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. The South By Southwest fest and conference (pictured) will proceed in March, but online only. 

The Dirty Nil album graphic
December 30, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a virtual standstill over the holiday season. Ushering in the new year are albums from Canadian hard rock faves The Dirty Nil (pictured) and Cracker frontman David Lowery.

December 28, 2020
by FYI Staff

Michael Bublé’s Christmas skips 3-1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, achieving the highest on-demand streams for the w