Industry

April 5, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Festivals and Conference Submission Deadlines

 

Born Ruffians   Photo: Vanessa Heins
April 3, 2020
by Kerry Doole

COVID-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include M. Ward, Sam Hunt, Nina Simone, Thundercat, and Steve Goodman. The strong Canadian contingent is led by Joni Mitchell, Lido Pimienta, Born Ruffians (pictured), Maya Rae, Billy Raffoul, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Purity Ring, TOPS, and Scott Hardware.

March 31, 2020
by David Farrell

A/V Digital Broadcasting

 

The Weeknd. Pic: Instagram
March 29, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd’s After Hours debuts at No.

March 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 COVID-19 fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed. The 2020 CMAOntario Awards (pictured) have been moved to October. 

Laila Biali album graphic
March 26, 2020
by Kerry Doole

COVID-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include Dirty Projectors, Pearl Jam, Little Dragon, The Orb, Lilly Hiatt, and Margaret Glaspy. The Canadian contingent is arguably the most formidable of the year, led by Jessie Reyez, The Sadies, Laila Biali (pictured), Basia Bulat, Nap Eyes, Mister Nobu, PartyNextDoor, Daniel Romano and the Outfit, P’tit Belliveau, Witch Prophet, Deborah Holland, Loud Luxury, Lex Leosis, and many more.

March 25, 2020
by David Farrell

A/V Digital Broadcasting

 

March 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

Lil Uzi Vert’s Eternal Atake spends its second week at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart and chalking up 17,000 total cons

March 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. COVID-19 fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed, but the Contact East conference in September (pictured) is still accepting applications.

David Clayton Thomas
March 20, 2020
by Kerry Doole

COVID-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include Morrissey, Alicia Keys, Carla Olson, Hallas, and Rustin Man. The Canadian contingent is led by David Clayton Thomas, Gordon Lightfoot (pictured), The Weeknd, Charlotte Cornfield, Cancer Bats, and Christa Couture.

March 18, 2020
by David Farrell

A/V Digital Broadcasting

 

March 16, 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. COVID-19 fears may threaten some of the events listed, but the Americana fest and conference (pictured) is still skedded.