Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell

Rachel Beck  Photo: Denis Duquette
July 16, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Rachel Beck (pictured) on the joys of trading, Tory Lanez finds trouble in LA, and Canadian vinyl sales slump. Also in the headlines are the ECMAs, Ida Haendel, Stay Home County, Facebook vs YouTube. Live Nation, Google, SiriusXM, Billboard charts, Simon Cowell, The Jayhawks, Billy Bragg, Linkin Park, Ellie Goulding, Jason Isbell, Sara Bareilles, and Bob Geldof.

Joel Plaskett
April 6, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Joel Plaskett (pictured) performs for the Globe and Mail, Drake’s Toosie Slide sparks a TikTok craze, and a tribute to Wray Downes. Others in the headlines include Fiver, Leonard Cohen, Sass Jordan, Banff Centre for Arts, Cadence Weapon, Missi Gallimore, Jason Isbell, Lil Nas X, and Marianne Faithfull.

Peach Pit  FB photo: Lester Lyons-Hookham
October 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Vancouver indie rockers Peach Pit (pictured) are breaking stateside, Renee Fleming voices Julianne Moore, and Scott Storch imparts hip-hop wisdom. Also in the headlines are Jane Bunnett, Michael Buble, Foo Fighters, Matador Ballroom, Sofia Nolin, Marker Starling, Sinead O'Connor, Queen, Spotify, Paul Allen, Robert Plant, Coil, Stax, David Crosby, Kate Bush, Leonard Cohen, Boy George, Barbra Streisand, and Debussy.

The Eagles  Photo: Billboard
August 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Eagles (pictured) now have the best-selling album ever, Drake's legacy explored, and Kim Cooke discusses his hit Aretha compilation. Also in the headlines are Sony Music, Spotify, VMAs, Madonna, Sinead O'Connor, Tom Waits, Patti Smith, Liam Gallagher, 604 Records, Lil Wayne, Wordburglar, Soft Cell, AC/DC, Musical Youth, Chamberfest, Katy Perry, Fake Shark, Nico, and Def Jam.

July 31, 2017
by FYI Staff

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