Industry

Blue Jays music industry charity game is July 24
April 23, 2018
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 for a career boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Add July 24 into your calendar for the annual Music Industry Blue Jays charity baseball game.

With a tour to go, Jason Aldean has this week's best-seller.
April 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

This week's countdown runs the spectrum in pop music today, from stripper-turned-rapper Cardi B to "Hicktown" singer Jason Aldean, storyteller John Prine to Bad Wolves' brand of tungsten metal.

Evelyn Macko  is making tracks
April 22, 2018
by Sharon Taylor

She worked alongside people like Dick Smyth, Tom Rivers, Robert Holiday, Jim Brady, Larry Silver, Erik Tomas and for a time her voice defined an era in Toronto radio.

Donovan Woods
April 20, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Another busy week includes offerings from  Kimbra, Old Crow Medicine Show, J Cole, Pennywise, Sting & Shaggy, Brothers Osborne, and A Perfect Circle. Strong Canadian content comes from Donovan Woods, Cancer Bats, iLLvibe, Michael Kaeshammer, Nightseeker, Dennis Ellsworth, and Attack In Black.

April 17, 2018
by David Farrell

A/V & Digital Broadcasting

 

April 16, 2018
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 for a career boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. The Canadian Folk Music Awards has announced a June 15 deadline for nomination submissions.

Sloan on Istagram
April 16, 2018
by FYI Staff

The odds to win has won, as Cardi B's debut long-play rockets straight to No. 1 in its first week of release. There are a few other new entries, including Canada's favourite-to-win pop band
Sloan, with album '12' breaking into the top 50.

Jason Aldean's new album cover
April 13, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Notable names with new offerings in a busy week include Breaking Benjamin, Beth Hart, Jason Aldean, Pentatonix, Manic Street Preachers, John Prine, Josh Rouse, and The Damned. Waving the Maple Leaf flag are Jaunt, Crybaby, The Sorority, and Papermaps.

April 10, 2018
by David Farrell

Tired of the same-old, same old? Have a boss who is running you down, a friend out of work or in need of a career makeover? Browse our Career postings and see if we can help make a difference.

April 9, 2018
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 for a career boost? Check our calendar and get into the groove. CIMA is leading a Canadian Blast showcase and business mission to Americana Fest in Nashville, with a May 25 application deadline.

BC rapper Merkules debuts in the top 20 this week. Pic: Devin Pacholik
April 9, 2018
by David Farrell

The Weeknd achieves his third No. 1 album with his latest six-song set that includes a strong lineup of session supporters, and BC rapper Merkules breaks into the top 20 with his new project that too has an impressive supporting cast.

April 6, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Notable international artists with releases out today include Underoath, Kylie Minogue, Eels, and Thirty Seconds to Mars. A top-notch Canadian list features Sloan, Young Galaxy, Royal Wood, Hey Ocean!, Lowell, and many more.