Industry

August 31, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

August 30, 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. The important roots music Americana fest and conference (pictured) is going virtual for its 2020 edition.

August 27, 2020
by External Source

The Canadian Association of Broadcasters is warning the CRTC that without regulatory relief the industry could lose as many 200 radio stations over

August 27, 2020
by David Farrell

The Canadian Live Music Association is pressing the federal government to create a “

Bob Moses  Facebook photo
August 27, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include The Avett Brothers, Ra Ra Riot, Wal

Kathleen Edwards' album jacket artwork
August 24, 2020
by FYI Staff

Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon returns to No.

August 23, 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. Manitoba Music and Film (pictured) offers a Music Recording Production Fund grant for out of province artists, with a Sept. 17 deadline.

Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas posing as Bob & Doug McKenzie. Pic: YouTube
August 23, 2020
by David Farrell

Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas’s dimwitted, beer-guzzling comedic creation known the world over as Bob & Doug McKenzie is a story born out of dumb luck and good fortune and its seed was planted with Moranis befriending Perry Goldberg when they were kids attending Hebrew school in North Toronto.

Image courtesy of The Fold blog
August 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

SOCAN, on behalf of SODRAC members and clients, is finally able to collect for the reproduction of music on CBC television broadcasts.

No Joy  album graphic
August 20, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Bebel Gilberto, Nils Lofgren, OId 97s, Eno and Cale, and The Mavericks. The strong Canadian contingent is led by Fawn Fritzen, No Joy (pictured), Evangeline Gentle, Nyssa, Summersets, Unleash the Archers, JJ Shiplett, and Haley Blais. Dates are subject to change.  

Pic: Taylor Swift's Instagram account
August 17, 2020
by External Source

Taylor Swift’s folklore spends its third straight week at No.

August 16, 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. The deadline for applications for the covid-19 CMF Emergency Support Fund has been extended to Aug. 19, while applications are now being accepted for the Passport Music Export Summit (pictured), set for early 2021.