Holger Petersen
October 30, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A tribute to Stony Plain head Holger Petersen (pictured), streaming is killing micro-labels, and Sony Music is booming. Also in the headlines are Selema Gomez, Kanye West, TobyMac, Morrissey, cover songs, Mare Winningham, Robert Evans, Bob Dylan, Kiss, Coheed and Cambria, David Hood, and John Legend.

Mick Jagger  Photo	from Rolling Stones FB page
July 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Stones show dominates the media (pictured Mick Jagger), CMW nears gender parity, and things to know about Scooter Braun. Others in the headlines include The Beaches, Spotify, Yesterday, Sara Bareilles, Daniel Caesar, the Black Keys, Leonard Cohen, David Clayton-Thomas, Willie Nelson, Taylor Swift, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Dr. John, Troye Sivan, and 7digital.

A scene from Tapestry Opera's Shanawdithit
May 17, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Tapestry Opera (pictured) wins indigenous kudos, L’Atelier Grigorian is remembered, and Drake is boycotted. Others in the headlines include Bart, Yvonne Matsell, MVP Project, The Carleton, MMF, Morrissey, Spotify, Roger Daltrey, AMA, Led Zeppelin, Carly Rae Jepsen, the Louvins, and Woodstock 50.

Photo courtesy of Morrissey's Instagram page.
February 21, 2019
by Karen Bliss

Unwavering animal rights activist Morrissey, who released a statement in 2006 boycotting Canada because of the “horrific slaughter” of seals, is fi

Nick Cave statue
June 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Nick Cave (pictured) gets bronzed, Morrissey gets roasted, and Saul Williams explains poetry's growing popularity. Also making headlines are Gilles Vigneault, Sloan, Stephin Merritt, Kevin Breit, Kamasi Washington, SLAV, Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Vancouver Jazz Fest, and Dean Brody.

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.