Gord Downie

Gord Downie

Teenage Head inducted into Indies Hall of Fame. Pic: Grant W. Martin
May 14, 2018
by Nick Krewen

Teenage Head was inducted into the Indie Hall of Fame, Gord Downie won Album of the Year for Introduce Yerself, and Jessie Reyez was named Artist of the Year at the 16th annual Indie Awards.

Jessie Reyez
March 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Jessie Reyez's success boosts the Remix Project, and Gord Downie's legacy shines brightly at The Junos. Those also in the headlines include Harry Styles, inclusion riders, Killer Mike, Todd Kerns, the Beatles, Ronnie Prophet, Quake Matthews, The Jerry Cans, Jack White, Onegin, and Lana Del Rey.

Juno winners Jessie Reyez and Daniel Caesar performing "Figures" on last night's CBC telecast.
March 26, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The 2018 Juno Awards CBC-telecast, hosted by Michael Bublé and broadcast live from Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday night, was arguably the best show in the annual spectacle’s 47 years and much enhanced by a s;ate of spectacular performances, and the show's multi-platform delivery. 

Dallas Green and Sarah Harmer: Photos Alysse Gafkjen, Vanessa Heins
March 2, 2018
by FYI Staff

Expect tears to flow at the broadcast from Vancouver on March 25 when the two stars pay tribute to their good friend Gord.

February 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund gets a $5M boost in the Budget, Tory Lanez hypes his new album with free shows, and the Vans Warped Tour bids farewell. Also in the news are UMC, SOCAN Song House, Liteyears, Jessie Reyez, The Blues Brothers Revue, Obey fest, Graham Nicholas, Ellen Doty, and Downchild Blues Band. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Crystal Castles
February 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Former bandmates in Crystal Castles face off in court, and a look at the future of the CD. Also in today's roundup of headlines, Mark E. Smith, Andrew Forde, plagiarism, Brendan Canning, Ruby Boots, Come From Away, Aaron Goodvin, high vinyl prices, and Lucinda Williams.

Quincy tells us what he really thinks!
February 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

Today's read has something for everyone. Included names in the news range from Quincy Jones to Molly Johnson, Francouvertes to the Johnny McCuaig Band and Tom Wilson. Plus, a reel of really good videos for your viewing pleasure.

Lido Pimienta. Photo: Matt Barnes
December 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Gord Downie, Lido Pimienta, Ed Sheeran, Hannah Alper, Jacko, and the McGarrigle Sisters all make news today, plus we've included a reel of music videos for your viewing enjoyment.

November 10, 2017
by External Source

We’d congregate in the fall on the driveway, rakes in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for raking leaves. And then, in the winter, shovels in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for shovelling show.

Kelly Clarkson looked pretty pleased with life, and so she should
November 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The emotional and nostalgic fervour for Gord Downie continues unabated. His latest solo album release tops the chart in the first week of release and Hip albums continue to populate the best-sellers list. 

October 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

In the news today, low album sales, Liona Boyd, Geddy Lee, hip-hop nihilism, Sheila E., Gord Downie, Justin Timberlake, Tegan and Sara, Bert Berns, Patti Smith, A$SAP, The Treble, Margaret Thatcher, Harry Styles and Joe Henry.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those making headlines today include Jessica Mitchell, Gord Downie, Montreal buskers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, INXS, Destroyer, Majid Jordan, Jann Wenner, NAC Orchestra, Moses Sumney, The Royal Alberta Advantage, Fall Out Boy, and Robi Botos.