Industry

January 2, 2021
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. The South By Southwest fest and conference (pictured) will proceed in March, but online only. 

The Dirty Nil album graphic
December 30, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a virtual standstill over the holiday season. Ushering in the new year are albums from Canadian hard rock faves The Dirty Nil (pictured) and Cracker frontman David Lowery.

December 28, 2020
by FYI Staff

Michael Bublé’s Christmas skips 3-1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, achieving the highest on-demand streams for the w

December 27, 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. Dates for a virtual version of Canadian Music Week (pictured) have just been announced. 

December 16, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Facebook photo of Kingdom Street
December 16, 2020
by David Farrell

REMEMBER THIS NAME: Quebec duo Kingdom Street

Cancer Bats  Facebook photo
December 16, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a slow trickle over the holiday season. Notables this week include Buju Banton, Matt Walker, Iggy and the Stooges, The Wrecks, and Paul McCartney. Canadian artists with new albums include Cancer Bats (pictured), Emma Rush, and Mike Boguski Trio.

YouTube capture from 'Cuddle Up, Cozy Down Christmas'
December 13, 2020
by FYI Staff

Shawn Mendes’ Wonder debuts at No.

December 13, 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. A new virtual conference, ScreenxScreen (pictured) has just been announced.

December 9, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams
December 9, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue, though at a slower pace over the holiday season. Notables this week include The Kills, The Offspring, Jamie xx , Interpol, Paul McCartney, M. Ward, Cro-mags, Kid Cudi, and Kamasi Washington. The crop of Canadian artists is led by Kacy & Clayton (with Marlon Williams- pictured), Griffith Hiltz Trio, and R. Harlan Smith.

Miley Cyrus, from a recent Facebook entry.
December 6, 2020
by FYI Staff

Miley Cyrus’s Plastic Hearts debuts at No.