The classical world is about to be turned on its head with Primary Wave Publishing announcing plans to return the late Canadian classical pianist to the stage using hologram technology. Dates and cities TBA.
Using Rumblefish’s services, LANDR will handle the licensing of the cover tracks and make royalty payments to the publishers, all at no cost to the artist, the company reports.
Hugh Stephens calls Michael Geist's criticisms of the FairPlay Canada Coalition a load of bosh and counters with an effective deconstruction of the Ottawa academic's public pulpit pounding against an independent piracy review committee.
CPCC Chair Lyette Bouchard recently addressed a copyright and artist remuneration committee hearing in Ottawa, and she had some impressive facts that suggest it is time Canada amended its laws.
One of the projects resulting from the deal is a three CD/DV disc-set capturing a CBC special that featured performances by some of the blues greatest names.
The agreement calls for the release of long-unheard transcription recordings done live on stages and in CBC studios, and gallery showings of some of the pubcaster's archive of photographic images capturing pioneers in jazz, blues and rock 'n' roll.
Sunday's live TV show will be streamed online if you choose not to watch the broadcast on CBC TV and, for the first time, the Saturday night Juno Gala is to be streamed live on several digital platforms.
Metric's live concert film screens in major Canadian cities this month, starting Thursday in Toronto and Vancouver. The marketing campaign complements a 3LP vinyl set, and a BluRay/DVD package that eOne releases month's end.
The Heritage Minister is warning American internet giants to brace for new legislation that will crack down on threats to Canadian culture.
With their catalogue now available digitally, and on streaming services, Def Leppard has three albums appearing in the top 200, but it's "God's Plan" that places Drake at the top.
Drizzy's surprise release has chalked up fantastic response around the globe, smashed records on Spotify and Apple Music and zoomed straight to 1st place on Nielsen's mid-week streaming chart.
The international movement to push back against the Google/Facebook duopoly stems from a belated realization that, in the border-blurring digital era, old culture laws too often inadvertently imperil domestic media and the stories they tell. The playing field is perversely tilted.