Industry

Lindsay Ell
August 13, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Kane Brown, Katy Perry, Sylvie Simmons, Matt Rollings, Burna Boy, and Robby Krieger. The strong Canadian contingent is led by Downchild, Dog Day, Kathleen Edwards, Busty and the Bass, Patrick Krief, Lindsay Ell (pictured), Dana Gavanski, JW-Jones, Lexxicon, Satellite and The Harpoonist, Bobby Bazini, and Casey MQ.

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August 12, 2020
by Karen Bliss

The City of Toronto and the Slaight Family Foundation have each pledged $1 million — $250,000 a year for the next four years — to support the entry, retention and advancement of Black professionals in the city'’s music industry.

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August 12, 2020
by FYI Staff

Warner Music Canada has bolstered its A&R team with the addition of Jeffrey “LordQuest” Nuamah whose backstory includes 15 years of production,

August 12, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

August 12, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Darcy James Argue  Photo supplied
August 12, 2020
by External Source

Darcy James Argue is a Vancouver-born jazz composer and bandleader now based in New York City.

Alanis with unidentified passenger, Instagram
August 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

Tay now has a three-week reign at the top with folklore, but (pictured) Alanis and Beyoncé both have strong debuts on the Albums chart this week.

August 9, 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. 12, while the next deadline for the FACTOR Juried Sound Recording program (pictured)  is Oct. 29.

Fast Romantics  Photo: Jen Squires
August 6, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Joe Bonamassa, Aminé,  Luke Bryan, Glass Animals, Gashi, Blue Öyster Cult, and The Flamin' Groovies. The Canadian contingent is led by  Lights, New Fries, Fast Romantics (pictured), Tegan and Sara, Heaps, JTY, and Tough Age. Dates are subject to change.  

August 5, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

August 2, 2020
by FYI Staff

Taylor Swift’s folklore debuts at No.

August 2, 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. Applications for the Music Recording Production Fund run by Manitoba Film & Music (pictured) is Sept. 17.