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"Tom Sawyer" included in the 2011 album, Moving Pictures
July 24, 2017
by FYI Staff

Steven Spielberg presented the first trailer for his next film, Ready Player One, at Comic Con in San Diego this past weekend.

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington
July 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Canadian concert dates by Metallica and the death of Linkin Park's Chester Bennington have a dramatic impact on this week's Albums chart.

Kenny Shields performs in 1988. (Phil Hossack / Winnipeg Free Press files)
July 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

Kenny Shields' heart problems led Streetheart to cancel their tour and on Friday he died at age 69.

Hy Bloom and his H.H. Bloom Sound Enterprises were a downtown Ottawa landmark for more than 50 years. Photo: Bruce Beachman, Ottawa Citizen
July 21, 2017
by David Farrell

The Ottawa-born sound equipment manufacturer, studio owner, and archivist died Wednesday, July 19, at the age of 96.

July 21, 2017
by David Farrell

The best of intentions can go awry, as is the case with a multi-set Canadian songbook anthology meant to celebrate the nation's sesquicentennial anniversary.

July 21, 2017
by David Farrell

NMC President and CEO Andrew Mosker says “the National Music Centre is well on its way to becoming a national cultural institution and a well-known landmark for Calgary.”

 Jack Sharpe at the CFRB control board, Nov 17, 1930. Pic: @Torontoarchinves
July 20, 2017
by Doug Thompson

When the Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation was formed in 2001, its mandate was and is to collect and conserve Canada's broadcast history.
 

July 18, 2017
by David Farrell

Terry David Mulligan assembled a diverse cast of socially conscious Canadian songwriters for a radio show hosting their comments and their music.

Tim Minchin and his 'Donald' cast
July 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Australian comic, composer and the man behind the hit show Matilda has adapted the musical's central song, “When I Grow Up,” to mock Donald Trump and his entourage.

July 18, 2017
by External Source

Profit margin down everywhere in Canada except in Quebec and Ontario.

July 17, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

The logo for the merged companies
July 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

The merger offers artists a private boutique record label and an all-encompassing marketing and distribution firm.