Gord Downie

Gord Downie

Crystal Castles
February 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Former bandmates in Crystal Castles face off in court, and a look at the future of the CD. Also in today's roundup of headlines, Mark E. Smith, Andrew Forde, plagiarism, Brendan Canning, Ruby Boots, Come From Away, Aaron Goodvin, high vinyl prices, and Lucinda Williams.

Quincy tells us what he really thinks!
February 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

Today's read has something for everyone. Included names in the news range from Quincy Jones to Molly Johnson, Francouvertes to the Johnny McCuaig Band and Tom Wilson. Plus, a reel of really good videos for your viewing pleasure.

Lido Pimienta. Photo: Matt Barnes
December 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Gord Downie, Lido Pimienta, Ed Sheeran, Hannah Alper, Jacko, and the McGarrigle Sisters all make news today, plus we've included a reel of music videos for your viewing enjoyment.

November 10, 2017
by External Source

We’d congregate in the fall on the driveway, rakes in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for raking leaves. And then, in the winter, shovels in hand, and commiserate in our utter disdain for shovelling show.

Kelly Clarkson looked pretty pleased with life, and so she should
November 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The emotional and nostalgic fervour for Gord Downie continues unabated. His latest solo album release tops the chart in the first week of release and Hip albums continue to populate the best-sellers list. 

October 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

In the news today, low album sales, Liona Boyd, Geddy Lee, hip-hop nihilism, Sheila E., Gord Downie, Justin Timberlake, Tegan and Sara, Bert Berns, Patti Smith, A$SAP, The Treble, Margaret Thatcher, Harry Styles and Joe Henry.

October 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those making headlines today include Jessica Mitchell, Gord Downie, Montreal buskers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, INXS, Destroyer, Majid Jordan, Jann Wenner, NAC Orchestra, Moses Sumney, The Royal Alberta Advantage, Fall Out Boy, and Robi Botos.

October 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Featured in today's news roundup are the Fab Four, James Blonde, 54.40, Manitoba Music, Interstellar Rodeo, the Edmonton Music Prize, Winona Wilde, Colleen Peterson, Skookum, Greg Keelor, Gord Downie, Riit, MomenTO, SOCAN,  and Ori Dagan. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

October 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Billboard charts, Red Bull, 40 years of punk, Jann Wenner, David McPherson, Marty Balin, Maureen Forrester, Dustin Bentall, Jackie Shane, Metz, Ria Mae, Halifax Pop Explosion, Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip make today's headlines.

October 19, 2017
by Denise Donlon

Thinking about our courageous beautiful friend who lived so fully, yes completely, dedicating the time he had to love, to art, and to justice. So many moments when we felt Gord Downie so powerfully. The music yes - always and ever - but also the activism.

October 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

Gord Downie, frontman of The Tragically Hip, has died at the age of 53. The band posted a statement online on Wednesday morning, noting that he passed away on Tuesday night (Oct. 17), “with his beloved children and family close by.”

October 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those making the news today include Johnny Reid, The Road Hammers, Robbie Robertson, Frank Sinatra, Leonard Kennedy, JP Guilbert, the Soul Train Awards, Tegan and Sara, Gord Downie, CAO, Freeman Dre, The Abrams, BARK, Janice Staub,  Slow Leaves, Old Dominion, and Harold Pendleton.