Features

Matt Stevens
June 1, 2017
by Bill King

Any kid growing up in Canada with a passion for guitar has several influential players to reference.

Michael Perlmutter looking into the future
May 31, 2017
by Kim Hughes

Money, songs, and music supervisors...

Vincent Degiorgio
May 31, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Founded in 1993, CYMBA, an acronym for Crushing Your Music Business Apathy, is an internationally renowned boutique music publishing company, led b

Emerson Drive grab some grub at Grizzly Manor Cafe
May 28, 2017
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

Beaches Jazz
May 28, 2017
by Bill King

In a year that’s seen several music festivals fold due to rising costs, a weak dollar and heavy competition for frontline acts, Beaches Internation

Oh Susanna Photo: Heather Pollock
May 26, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed roots music songstress looks to her adventurous past as a young punk rock fan in Vancouver for inspiration for new album A Girl In Teen City.

Terry Wickham working the phone
May 25, 2017
by Bill King

37 years on, it remains one of Canada’s major roots music fests. Its longtime head explores the reasons for its longevity and success.

CR Avery
May 24, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The BC songsmith, poet and playwright gleefully smashes genre barriers, fusing blues, folk and hip-hop in his highly literate tunes. He is now out on the road, both performing his songs and reading from a new collection of poems.

Jillea's Miss America is off to a strong start on radio
May 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

Fun needs sensitivity in modern times
May 22, 2017
by Bill King

Times, they are sensitive!

Jeff Squires
May 18, 2017
by Bill King

It was the fall of 1989 and “Music Box Dancer” Frank Mills was jetting around the east coast of Canada riding shotgun in a van with a few side musi

The Dears. Pic credit: Richmond Lam
May 18, 2017
by Jason Schneider

It’s one thing to be partners in music, but to be partners in life on top of that displays the kind of connection few of us will ever have with ano