The six graduates of the 2018 program (pictured here with Lesley Barber and Derrick Ross) at the Canadian Film Centre took centre stage in Toronto on Monday night.
Canada’s premiere songwriting and artist development competition returns, with submissions now being accepted. The grand prize, valued at $100K, was won last year by Moscow Apartment (pictured).
The BC video and film director (pictured) took home the $15K Grand Prize in Toronto last night for his provocative clip for Belle Game's Low. Other winners were Johnny Jansen, Soleil Denault, Clairmont The Second, and Lacey Duke, while the evening showcased the serious creative talent working in Canadian music videos.
A prime champion of the Canadian music industry is enhancing its partnership with the dynamic indie label and management company headed by Mike “Parkside” Renaud. Pictured: Gary Slaight, Mike Renaud, and Derrick Ross.
The fifth annual in Toronto on June 10 honours four stalwarts of Canada's independent music sector, while three nominees compete for the Marketing Award.
Nominees for the prestigious $15K prize range from such major stars as Drake, Arkells and Jessie Reyez to comparative unknowns Belle Game and So Loki. The award will be handed out in Toronto on May 13.
Slaight Music held its Fall Music Preview at the Phoenix Concert Hall Thursday night and it featured breakthrough work by Theo Tams and impressive sets by Kayla Diamond, Jillea, Ryan Langdon and Moscow Apartment. Pic: Barry Roden Photography
The prestigious Prize honours Canadian albums from four distinct eras prior to the advent of Polaris. You can have a say in the choice, as public voting is now open, so check out the nominees here.
Port Cities (pictured), Haviah Mighty, and smrtdeath are joined by Searchlight champ Aquakultre in this year's winners of Canada’s premier artist development program, now in its fourth year.
35 years after Parachute Club's anthemic song became a major hit, it is being revived by an all-star cast of country artists. Singer and co-writer Lorraine Segato is using the new version to raise funds for and boost awareness of four socially-conscious grassroots groups.
Comparing SongStudio songwriting camp to a Tony Robbins or Oprah Winfrey workshop is of course, ridiculous, yet SongStudio participants call the experience “absolute bliss,” “life-changing," “the one week I look forward to all year.”