Industry

Reid Jamieson
October 22, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables this week include Melody Gardot, Bob Mould, Ela Minus, Ty Dolla $ign, Little Richard, Actress, Bruce Springsteen, Drive-By Truckers, The Fall, and Luke Combs. The bumper crop of Canadian artists is led by William Prince, Hawksley Workman, UIC, Flowers of Hell, PUP, Plants and Animals, Reid Jamieson (pictured), Veda Hille, Northcote, Jason Blaine,  Devin Townsend, Peter Katz, Johnny Orlando, and David Newberry.

Online capture of CIMA Chair Tim Potocic
October 18, 2020
by Karen Bliss

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) and local division MusicOntario jointly held a virtual AGM on Oct. 15.

October 18, 2020
by FYI Staff

After a week out of the top spot, Pop Smoke’s Shoot For The Stars Aim For The Moon returns to No.

October 18, 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 affect some of the events listed. Credit Union Music PEI Week has announced the dates for its 2021 edition.

October 15, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Jennifer Castle album graphic
October 15, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables this week include Autechre, Tom Petty, Joey Molland, Norah Jones, CRi, Tommy Lee, The Struts, The Damned, and Quattracenta. The large crop of Canadian artists is led by Gord Downie, Mav Karlo, Jennifer Castle (pictured), Terra Lightfoot, TOBi,  Manteca, Sorrey, Helena Deland, Sam Roberts Band, Gulfer, Lyrique, The Hope State, and Hiroki Tanaka.

Daniel Belanger, Instagram acc't
October 12, 2020
by FYI Staff

21 Savage and Metro Boomin’s Savage Mode II debuts at No.

October 11, 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 affect some of the events listed. Indie Week 2020 proceeds next month, in virtual form.

October 8, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

William Shatner YouTube capture of I Put A Spell On You
October 8, 2020
by David Farrell

William Shatner has a new album he's called The Blues and it sports an all-star cast that includes Albert Lee, James Burton, Harvey Mandel & Canned Heat, Albert Lee, Steve Cropper, Ritchie Blackmore, Sonny Landreth, Brad Paisley, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter and Pat Travers.

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald  Facebook photo
October 8, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables this week include Sade, Yo La Tengo, Buffalo Tom, Linkin Park, Bon Jovi, John Lennon, Five Finger Death Punch, Dire Straits, Blue Oyster Cult, Travis, Rory Gallagher, Future Islands, and Tears For Fears. The crop of Canadian artists is led by Bahamas, Ron Sexsmith, METZ, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald (pictured), Mario Romano, Jessie Reyez, Jeen, OKAN, Mise en Scene, Howard Gladstone, and Perry Canestrari.

October 5, 2020
by FYI Staff

Machine Gun Kelly’s Tickets to My Downfall debuts at No.