Industry

Jann Arden
March 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

An eclectic selection of new releases today ranges from Muddy Waters and Andrew Lloyd Webber to Murs, Hot Snakes, The Fratellis, and Canadians Jann Arden, Rich Aucoin, Kristi Lane Sinclair, and Avulsions.

Submissions for Indies Awards nominations still open
March 14, 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. There are deadlines this week for submissions for the Indies Awards at CMW and Slaight Music's It's Your Shot contest.

March 14, 2018
by David Farrell

A/V & Digital Broadcasting

 

Tory Lanez hits No. 1. Pic: Keithan Samuels
March 12, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canadian dancehall rapper and mixtape star Tory Lanez (born Daystar Peterson) achieves his first Billboard Canadian Album chart-topper with his sophomore set for Interscope, entitled Memories Don’t Lie.

March 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A flurry of new releases includes David Byrne, Judas Priest, Ministry, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, with the Canadian contingent led by Nap Eyes, Three Days Grace, Meisha and The Spanks, Heavyweights Brass Band, Major Love, and Jeremy Fisher.

March 7, 2018
by David Farrell

This week we have over 100 job postings. Please feel free to share with peers and friends who are seeking new horizons.

Post Malone takes a break between tour stops
March 5, 2018
by FYI Staff

Post Malone's new single "Psycho" and Kendrick Lamar's carefully crafted Black Panther soundtrack top the charts this week.

Ontario Music Fund
March 5, 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? The OMDC and Ontario Music Fund has announced the deadline for its Music Company Development program. Check our calendar and get into the groove.

Canadian hip-hop star Tory Lanez delivers a new album today
March 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A flurry of new releases today includes Moby, Joan Baez, UB40, The Breeders, and Andrew W.K., with Tory Lanez, Sue Foley, Randy Bachman, Myles Goodwyn, Suuns, and Dallas Smith leading the Canadan cavalry charge.

February 27, 2018
by David Farrell

The weekly section provides over 100 newly minted postings across Canada. Please feel free to share with colleagues and people you may know who seek new opportunities.

February 26, 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. SXSW is approaching rapidly and there is still time to submit for the prestigious It's Your Shot contest.

A CBC video montage of the two-decade-long career of Virtue and Moir set to the Jim Cuddy's quiet ballad, "Pull Me Through" puts the song back on the chart.
February 25, 2018
by FYI Staff

CBC gave some songs from Canadian artists strong profile during their coverage of the Winter Olympics. One of them was Jim Cuddy’s 2006 song “Pull Me Through,” which played under a tribute to gold medal skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. The exposure helped debut the song at 7 on the Digital Songs chart.