Daniel Lanois

Daniel Lanois

Daniel Lanois: photo credit: Floria Sigismondi
March 24, 2021
by Nick Krewen

To say that Daniel Lanois has his pick of artists that request to work with him is not an exaggeration by any means.  

Jonathan Roy  Facebook photo
March 21, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Jonathan Roy (pictured) discusses his hit song, jingle king Syd Kessler is remembered, and this year’s Juno-nominated comedy records are reviewed. Also in the headlines are Daniel Lanois, cover songs, Orbit Room, Tina Turner, Spotify, Rhye, Shaw Festival, Black Sabbath, Guy Clark, Lee Mavers, and James Levine.

Daniel Lanois album graphic
March 18, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Halifax Pop Explosion is under fire, Daniel Lanois’ new album (pictured) get a rave review, and there is controversy around the Grammys. Also in the headlines are the Brad Turner Quartet, Lido Pimienta, eOne, Golden Feather, Eddie Van Halen, US covid relief bill, Spotify protests, RIAA, SXSW, Sally Grossman, U2, Aphex Twin, H.E.R., Judee Sill, and CSNY.

single artwork
January 17, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Evocative soundscapes and gospel vocals deliver a positive message.

Joni Mitchell  Photo: jonimitchell.com
November 2, 2020
by FYI Staff

A collection of early Joni Mitchell material attracts attention (pictured), Justin Bieber gets confessional, and punk legend Chi Pig is commemorated. Also in the headlines are Alberta’s music industry, the TSO, Jessy Lanza, The Reklaws, YouTube Music, Elvis Costello, Frank Zappa, Aespa, Herb Alpert, Billie Joe Shaver, Taylor Swift, Midnight Oil, hologram gigs, and Genesis.

November 17, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A heartfelt plea for men in the music industry to clean up their act leads off today's roundup of the headlines.  Buffy Sainte-Marie's activist songs, Daniel Lanois' adventurous approach, and a break-up with Morrissey also make headlines.