Jonathan Simkin signs the Vancouver alt-rock band to his label and his artist management company. A debut single is coming next month.
Ivar Hamilton, Universal Music Canada's VP, Catalogue, celebrated his 30th anniversary at the company the only way he knew how: by purchasing more music.
The two Canadian distro powerhouses will merge their sales and distribution services starting in December, but maintain their respective offices in Montreal and Toronto.
City and Colour aka Dallas Green has launched a new label called Still Records, an imprint of Dine Alone Records, and has a 21-track acoustic concert album scheduled for release on Oct. 5.
The deal, announced by Universal Music Canada President & CEO Jeffrey Remedios and Luminosity Gaming Founder Steve Maida, presents a new platform for Universal Music artists to share their music and connect with listeners on a global scale.
A former advisor to the PM, who has also had a distinguished career with the Ontario government, he joins UMC in July.
Universal Music Canada has announced two new hires and kicks JP Boucher up the ladder for being a good bloke, and for doing an excellent job.
The Canadian independent recording and management company is scaling up its music operations internationally with dedicated distribution and partner services globally.
The former Sr. Marketing VP will lead the company’s teams across marketing, digital, commercial affairs, promotions, communications and creative.
Canada’s rap king Kardinal Offishall has himself another “Winner” hit, The Launch’s Logan Staats’ “The Lucky Ones” makes the cut, as do Ria Mae and The Road Hammers in this week’s survey of new music on national radio.