Industry

July 15, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Boy Golden
July 15, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Chet Faker, Nathaniel Rateliff, Clairo, Velvet Insane, Tina Turner, and The Time. A strong week for Canadian releases includes albums by Barenaked Ladies, BROS, Brandon Isaak, Kevin Drew, New Chance, Boy Golden (pictured), and Ampersounds and Rufus Wainwright.

Olivia Rodrigo, Instagram
July 11, 2021
by FYI Staff

In a very quiet week for new releases, Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour remains No.

July 11, 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 ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. The deadline to apply for entry into the Allan Slaight Juno Master Class (pictured) is Aug. 6.

Charlotte Day Wilson Facebook photo
July 8, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include The Rolling Stones, Powerwolf, L.A. Guns, The Flatlanders, Inhaler, and The Wallflowers. A strong week for Canadian releases includes albums by Charlotte Day Wilson (pictured), Ralph, Meggie Lennon, Lex Leosis, Murray McLauchlan, Royal Canoe, Christina Petrowska Quilico, and Aasiva.

July 7, 2021
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

July 5, 2021
by External Source

Olivia Rodrigo continues her run at the top of the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, spending her sixth consecutive week at No.

Steve Marriner  Facebook photo
July 5, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include Dennis Lloyd, Sebastian Plano, Izzy True, Nanowar of Steel, and Stone Giants. A quiet week for Canadian releases includes albums by Steve Marriner (pictured) and Maxi Glamour.

July 4, 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 ongoing pandemic fears may affect some of the events listed. The first Alberta Music Cities Convention (pictured) will take place as a hybrid event in both Calgary and Edmonton.

H.E.R. photo courtesy of Instagram page.
June 27, 2021
by External Source

Following last week when four new releases entered the top ten, it is a light week for new entries.

June 27, 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 Canadian Folk Music Awards (pictured) are set for next April, and submissions are still being accepted.

Ellis  Facebook photo
June 24, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases and reissues continue apace. Notables include  Lady Gaga, Jennifer Nettles, Lady A, Modest Mouse, Bill Evans, Nina Simone, Etta James, and Peter Murphy. A stellar week for Canadian releases includes albums by Ellis (pictured), Joni Mitchell, I M U R, Loony, Dana Sipos, Felix Cartal,  Leanne Zacharias, Mother Mother, Stompin' Tom Connors, The Zolas, Chromeo, JP Saxe, Alicia Toner, and Blinker the Star.