Industry

Carol Welsman
July 30, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Beyonce, Paul McCartney, Little Steven, Wye Oak, Peter Himmelman, Brandy, Anna Sofia, and Dirty Streets. The Canadian contingent is led by Mother Tongues, Carol Welsman (pictured), Dizzy, Betty Moon, and Le Ren. Dates are subject to change.  

July 29, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Pop Smoke, Instagram
July 26, 2020
by FYI Staff

The release of a deluxe edition of Pop Smoke’s Shoot for the Stars Aim For The Moon returns the July 3 album to No.

Ontario Creates logo
July 26, 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 OMIF Music Industry Initiatives program administered by Ontario Creates (pictured) close on Oct. 29.

Jessy Lanza  Photo: Milos Jacinovic
July 23, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue apace. Notables this week include Howling, Shirley Collins, Liza Anne, Bombay Bicycle Club, Jon Hassell, Courtney Marie Andrews, Bill Kirchen, and  Lori McKenna. The Canadian contingent is led by Jessy Lanza (pictured), Troy Junker, Monica Lee, Paul Reddick, The Ropes, Hello Moth, and DJ Agile. Dates are subject to change. 

July 22, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

July Talk Aug. 12/13 Drive In concert poster
July 19, 2020
by FYI Staff

Juice WRLD’s Legends Never Die debuts at No.

July 19, 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 Canada's Walk of Fame Emerging Musician Program (pictured) are now open.

July 15, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Fionn   Facebook photo
July 15, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include The Chicks, Meghan Trainor, The Pretenders, Ellie Goulding, Alice Ivy, Jarv Is, Lianne LaHavas, and Protomartyr. The Canadian contingent is led by John Finley, Tommy and the Commies, Fionn, Trooper, and Jenny Banai. Dates are subject to change. 

Alexandra Stréliski. Instagram
July 13, 2020
by FYI Staff

Following her Juno win in the Instrumental Album of the Year category, Alexandra Stréliski's already platinum-selling Inscape album takes on a new life outside of Quebec, bulleting 88-41 on the national chart. And Hamilton is re-born thanks to the movie adaptation's release on Disney's Plus streaming channel.

July 12, 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. BreakOut West (pictured) and Contact East are both going virtual this year.