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July 6, 2018
by External Source

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.

Pic: BetaNews
July 6, 2018
by External Source

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
June 17, 2018
by External Source

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.

The 1966 summit. L-R Big Joe Williams, Bukka White, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, Sunnyland Slim, James Madison, Mabel Hillary, James Cotton.
April 17, 2018
by Martin Melhuish

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.

An earlier day view of a CBC transcription library room.
April 5, 2018
by David Farrell

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.

Pic: CBC
March 23, 2018
by FYI Staff

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.

A capture of the band performing 'Twilight' in the film
March 19, 2018
by David Farrell

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.

Minister of Culture. Crédit photo: Benjamin Vachet
March 16, 2018
by External Source

The Heritage Minister is warning American internet giants to brace for new legislation that will crack down on threats to Canadian culture.

January 29, 2018
by FYI Staff

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.

Enjoying the fruits of success with a measure of Virginia Black whiskey
January 25, 2018
by David Farrell

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.

January 22, 2018
by External Source

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.

Alberta indie band Cowpuncher
January 18, 2018
by FYI Staff

Indie artist or self-published songwriter?  Here’s how to get paid for your songs on Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus.