Industry

December 5, 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. Applications are now open for Ontario artists to showcase at Folk Unlocked next year (pictured).

Government of Canada photo.
December 3, 2020
by FYI Staff

A basket of aid programs for the entertainment sector totall

December 3, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Dear-God  Album cover
December 2, 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 Jesse DeNatale, The White Stripes, Blue Öyster Cult, Amy Winehouse, Yungblud, Bob Marley, Arctic Monkeys, Lewis Capaldi, Death Cab for Cutie, and Nils Frahm. The crop of Canadian artists is led by Dear-God (pictured), Emanuel, The Wilderness, Harmonium, Bros, Lee Paradise, DJ Shub, Raj Ramayya, and Kodiak Arcade.

BTS official Facebook pic
November 29, 2020
by FYI Staff

Korea's unstoppable BTE ensemble tops the album chart this week. Other new entries include Meghan Thee Stallion, Quebec superstar Pierre Lapointe, American-Guyanese rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Saint Jhn, American hat singer Lee Brice, and Josh Groban.

Tallinn Music Week
November 29, 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. Applications are now open to showcase at next May's Tallinn Music Week fest and conference (pictured).

November 25, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Jenn Grant album cover
November 24, 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 Gary Barlow, Miley Cyrus, Sting, Little Richard, The Smashing Pumpkins, Young Marble Giants, Jarvis Cocker, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Tim Burgess. The crop of Canadian artists is led by Meg Warren, Jenn Grant (pictured), Richard Whiteman, Cousin Harley, Al Qahwa Ensemble, Chairmen Of The Boards, and Melanie Peterson.

Greg Godovitz Image courtesy of Instagram
November 23, 2020
by David Farrell

– Dedicated Jim Morrison fans will welcome Canadian Bill Cosgrove’s breezy, slim 212-page memoir that recounts hi

November 22, 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. Applications are now open for next June's Global Toronto world music conference (pictured).

Roxane Bruneau’ image courtesy of Instagram
November 22, 2020
by External Source

AC/DC’s Power Up debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, scoring the highest album sales for the week.

November 18, 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 Megan Thee Stallion, Nelly, Tim McGraw, Dirty Projectors, Pink Floyd, The War on Drugs, and Josh Groban. The strong crop of Canadian artists is led by Johnny Reid, Bill King (pictured), Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar, Dean Brody, Blinker The Star, Dave Young, Larnell Lewis, Badge Époque Ensemble, The Dill, and Savannah Ré.