Music Biz Headlines

Music Biz Headlines

May 23, 2018
by FYI Staff

Photos of T.O. hip-hop scene, EMI Publishing, Lyor Cohen, YouTube, and Paul Simon's farewell in Vancouver. Also in the headlines are Betty Davis, music videos, Jessie Reyez, Donald Whitton, The Last Poets, Ma Rainey, Rita Ora, and Blessed.

Alex Lifeson
May 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Alex Lifeson recalls a memorable early Rush gig, Rami Malek plays Freddie Mercury, and Serge Fiori and Richard Seguin revisit a Quebec rock classic. Others in the headlines include Joan Armatrading, Nyssa, Bhad Bhabie, Deadpool, Vancouver Cantata Singers, U2, Doc Walker, and Brooks Kerr.

Brian Eno
May 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Brian Eno turns 70, Pink goes hiking in Vancouver, and Kiefer Sutherland gets personal. Also in the headlines are Charlotte Day Wilson, Wild T., Wiley, Liam Gallagher, Sean McCann, Bishop Briggs, and Stephen Malkmus.

Fucked Up at CMW  Photo: Amanda Fotes, NOW
May 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The controversy over gender imbalance at festivals continues, Fucked Up go underground at CMW, and the Sherlocks deliver elementary rock 'n roll. Also in the headlines are Grimes, Carla Bley, The Romeros, Lindsey Buckingham, 21st Century Fest, Childish Gambino, and ticket scalping.

Alice Glass
May 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Alice Glass opens up, Tidal is accused of faking numbers, and Canada's biggest live venues are ranked. Also in the headlines are Bob Goodlatte, Tony Kinman, Prince, Katy Perry, CMW, Tyrant Studios, Eurovision, and streaming.

Jessica Mitchell
May 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Fleetwood Mac's new guitar team at work, Jessica Mitchell opens up, and a ranking of all the artists in the Rock Hall of Fame. Also in the headlines are Feist, R Kelly, Grimes, Jay-Z, Ticketmaster, CMW, Paul Shaffer, Guns N' Roses, Paul Simon, music downloads, and the Canadian Opera Company.

Ryan Hemsworth
May 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Drake runs afoul of the NBA, Ryan Hemsworth connects with hip-hop, and Scottish bands ranked. Also in the headlines are M.I.A., Beams, Ben Caplan, Kinley, Jessie Ware, Gryphon Trio, Zarin Mehta, music critics, and Rosie & The Riveters.

Lindi Ortega
May 2, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Vancouver grunge precursors Slow returns after 30 years, YouTube is eyeing music streaming options, and the rejuvenation of Lindi Ortega make the news. Also in today's headlines are Come From away, Eurovision, Jon Landau, Derek Taylor, Jeremy Dutcher, Taylor Swift, Kylie Minogue, Harry Hudson, and Moby Grape.

Donovan Woods
April 30, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Abba readies new songs, art orgs urged to be harassment-free, and Donovan Woods dazzles. Also in the headlines today are Sc Mira, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Continental Baths, Rich Aucoin, Derek Smalls Niia, politically incorrect classics, Fools Tongue, SJO, and Linton Kwesi Johnson.




Neil Young to reunite with Crazy Horse
April 27, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Neil Young set to rock out with Crazy Horse again, Fleetwood Mac discusses a new lineup, and Germany's Echo Awards are shut down. Others in the headlines are Bend Sinister, J Cole, Paul Cargnello, the Dubé brothers, CBS All Access, Steven Wilson, Vancouver World Music Festival, F & M, artist managers, and John Prine.

Gold Rush Vinyl
April 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Vinyl relief for small labels, Madonna loses a court battle, and Shania opens up about her long hiatus. Also in the headlines are Slow Leaves, Jim Kerr, queer pop, Kontravoid, Guitar Center, Harry Manx, Camila Cabello, Tronical, Adrian Glynn, Delta Jackson, and Billy Raffoul.