Industry

September 19, 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 ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. CARAS has announced dates for next year's Juno Week (pictured).

Drake plays papi, from his Instagram account.
September 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

This week's chart report was delayed at source due to reporting issues.

September 15, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Adrian Sutherland  Facebook photo
September 15, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Bob Dylan, Lil Nas X, Melissa Etheridge, Kasim Sulton, The Beths, Ana Egge, Vika and Linda, and Thrice. An impressive lineup of Canadian releases includes albums by Cancer Bats, Gordie Tentrees, Crown Lands, Adrian Sutherland (pictured), Hubert Lenoir, Daniel Romano, Colin Linden, Barney Bentall & Geoffrey Kelly, Gordie “Crazylegs” MacKeeman, June Garber, Hannah Georgas, and Jorane.

September 12, 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 ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. Both the Mundial Montreal (pictured) and M For Montreal festivals and conferences are set for mid-Nov.

Abba courtesy of Instagram.
September 9, 2021
by FYI Staff

Kanye West’s Donda debuts at No.

September 8, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Kacey Musgraves, Common, Matthew E. White, The Stranglers, James Blake, Elvis Costello, Steve Hackett, Hawthorne Heights, and Metallica. Canadian releases includes albums by Whitehorse (pictured), Sarah Davachi, Homeshake, GGRIL, and The Ruddy Ruckus.

Bad Waitress  Facebook photo
September 2, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Lady Blackbird, Bob Marley, New Found Glory, Ronnie Wood Band, and Bokassa. Canadian releases includes albums by Finny McConnell, Geordie Gordon, SUUNS, and Bad Waitress (pictured).

Lorde via Facebook page.
August 29, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Kid Laroi’s F*ck Love holds at No.

August 29, 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 ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. The deadline to apply for Music Creation and Audio Recording grants from Toronto Arts Council (pictured) is Sept. 6.

August 26, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Danko Jones  Facebook photo
August 26, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Halsey, The Beach Boys, One Republic, La Bonte, Diane Warren, and Jinjer. A strong week for Canadian releases includes albums by Gord Downie, Belly, Danko Jones (pictured), Boslen, Jordana Talsky, December Rose, Melted Fro, Shauna Seeteenak, and Timba MM.