Photo: Vanessa Heins
August 16, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Mellow strings help make this an atmospheric epic.

Arkells at Rally concert Hamilton  Facebook photo
June 29, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Arkells (pictured) rally their fans and discuss their new album, Tami Neilson scores a prestigious rave review, and Drake sells his LA party compound. Also in the headlines are Alexisonfire, Rory Dodd, gas prices, Diljit Dosanjh, Garth Brooks, Graham Brown, stars vs SCOTUS, Mel Warner Day, TikTok, CAA, MANifesto, Stephen Stills, Steve Cooper, Paul McCartney, John Williams, Elvis, and BTS.

The Zolas    Facebook photo
June 22, 2022
by Kerry Doole

The Zolas (pictured) and Alexisonfire return in style, the inspirational impact of Avril Lavigne, and Drake's new album drones on. Also in the headlines are Canadian reggae, Charlotte Day Wilson, HJF, VSO, Steve Strongman, Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, Web3, Reservoir, Paul McCartney, BTS, Beyonce,  Eurovision Song Contest, Kate Bush, Arthur Brown, and Brian Wilson.

Allan Rayman, Facebook
March 12, 2022
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

John Rowlands   Photo: Barry Roden
January 24, 2020
by FYI Staff

A London, ON, exhibit features John Rowlands (pictured), the happy reunion of  Alexisonfire, and the lucrative rebirth of the Las Vegas residency. Others in the headlines include Danger!! Death Ray, BARK, Pete Carmichael, TSO Associates, payola, The Grammys, song economy, TikTok, BTS, Judy Collins, Madonna, and Ozzy.

The Northern Pikes
May 15, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Northern Pikes (pictured) to release new music, Sawdust City fest returns, and RIP The Matador and The Borderline. Others in the news include Alexisonfire, Lights, Pink, CHAOS AB, Ralph Murphy, Music Nova Scotia, and farewell Doris Day.

Alexisonfire in rehearsals.
April 17, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Alexisonfire (pictured) adds support bands,  Hillside announces lineup, and Aretha honoured. Also making news: VivaFest, J Mascis, On The Grand, ticketing laws, Steven Van Zandt, CD Baby, and farewell Joe Terry. Video added.

Hollerado. KRL Photography c/o band's Instagram page
February 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

February 20, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Arkells deliver in Toronto, the return of Alexisonfire, and opera star Jessye Norman imparts her wisdom. Also in the headlines are Bob Mould, Vancouver vinyl, Leonard Bernstein, the Gallaghers, Nickelback, Lydia Loveless, The Chills, EU copyright, Hozier, Ian Hunter, Spotify, Deadmau5, 21 Savage, and women hitmakers.

February 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The hardcore heroes return with the first new original track in almost a decade. It features their familiar intensity, led by George Pettit's signature paint-stripping vocals. The group's large global following will lap this up.