The Toronto jazzniks are about to release the 10th album of a fascinating career that has spanned 37 years and brought them a loyal audience. Learn more in this FYI podcast.
Frank Marino (pictured) retires from touring, The Weeknd moves into TV, and Indigenous label Ishkōdé Records launches. Also in the news are Claire Dagenais, Indie Week, Rick Barker, Calgary Blues Festival, Theo Tams, Halifax Jazz Festival, Music PEI, Southside Shuffle, Julianna Jones, the Shuffle Demons, and farewell Ruth Budd.
Entertaining social commentary featuring melodic horns and spoken word vocals.
Pharrell Williams (pictured) designs Toronto condo project, Drake is Spotify’s most-streamed artist, and Stars expose themselves onstage. Others in the headlines include Drive-By Truckers, Whoop-Szo, Crash Test Dummies, Amazon, the Beatles, Oprah, TikTok, Alicia Keys, LA songs, and Billie Eilish.
The Stompin’ Tom (pictured) hockey classic enters the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, After The Storm benefit is coming to Ottawa, and Carole Pope and Kevin Hearn deliver a protest song. Also in the news are CMW, Drake, Hugh's Room Live, Derek Andrews, Creative Manitoba, Shuffle Demons, Schmoozefest, Project WILD, Rogers Hometown Hockey, Ann Vriend, Meghan Patrick, Ethan Ardelli, and a farewell to Tony Joe White. Videos included for your enjoyment.
To celebrate Canada 150, Prism Prize and Slaight Music have partnered to curate a definitive collection of notable Canadian music videos.