Said The Whale

Said The Whale

Serena Ryder
April 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Serena Ryder (pictured) recruits Steve Earle for a new duet, Kardinal Offishall wins the first Canada Listens contest, and Music Declares Emergency tackles the climate crisis. Also making news are Miriam Baghdassarian, Klô Pelgag, Ken Tizzard, INDIE 101, Greg Keelor, eMusic Live, BAD CHILD, SOCAN, LTtheMonk, POP Montreal, MusicNL, APA, Jay Ferguson, and farewell Micky Erbe, Black Rob, and Rusty Young.

Del Barber Facebook photo
October 9, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Del Barber's new album gets kudos, a look at Drake's monster mansion, and Avril Lavigne's memorable Toronto comeback. Others in the headlines include Bob Dylan, PUP, George Canyon, Lil Def, Jessie Reyez, Apple, Silver Lake, Disney, Silver Lake, iTunes, Gary Glitter, and Taylor Swift.

Ian and Sylvia Tyson
August 30, 2019
by FYI Staff

The differing perspectives of Ian & Sylvia Tyson, picks for Mattyfest, and the longevity of Said the Whale. Others in the headlines include Menno Versteeg, Walter Homburger, Out of Earshot, Azrieli Foundation, VMAs, BMG, Tencent, Pink Floyd, Hipgnosis, Hasbro, Spotify, Scooter Braun, Riot Grrrl, Taylor Swift, and Ken Burns.

June 2, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded last month to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile the nominated videos, including this one from a popular Vancouver indie rock band. Slaight Music is Patron Sponsor for the Prism Prize.

Lara Fabian as depicted on her latest album cover.
February 18, 2019
by FYI Staff

Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next debuts at No.

Tory Lanez    Photo: Facebook
November 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Tory Lanez (pictured) finds his groove, Ottawa rallies for tornado relief, and Said The Whale's new video dazzles. Also making headlines are CPO, Stiff Little Fingers, The Sadies, TSO, Carly Rae Jepsen, Francesco Yates, election pop culture, Spotify, YouTube, Glenn Gould, Moby, Sinead O'Connor, Giles Martin, Grimes, Joni Mitchell, Jack White, and Frank Zappa.

Said the Whale
September 21, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Said The Whale (pictured) surface on Arts & Crafts, Billboard honours Shawn Mendes, and a new Prince video is out. Also making news are Bandzoogle, Toronto Audio Engineering Society, Spotify, Rob Tardik, Wreckhouse fest, and Joel Couture. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Gerry Forbes is signing off after 4 decades in broadcasting. Pic: Darren Makowichuk, Postmedia
March 26, 2018
by David Farrell