The Ontario government made a huge splash in the music world today, announcing that it will be spending $45 million in new music grants over the next three years. The announcement was made by Charles Sousa (Finance Minister), Michael Chan […]
Here’s a cool piece of music industry news that I haven’t seen getting a ton of coverage. Figured it’s worthy of a post!
It was announced today that Re:Sound (a Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company) and Sound Exchange (an American performance […]
The North By Northeast Music, Film and Interactive Festival lit up Toronto this past week with great music, beer, packed venues, acoustic park concerts, more beer, rooftop parties… All-in-all a highly entertaining festival!
More importantly though, the week made it strikingly clear […]
North By Northeast kicked off in Toronto this week with a musical train rolling into town. The Polaris Prize announced it’s long list, and a Canadian legend was honored in the American Songwriter Hall of Fame. Here are some headlines […]
“I always felt like Earl was to the five-string banjo what Babe Ruth was to baseball. He is the best there ever was, and the best there ever will be.” – Porter Wagoner
Rarely in our history has one artist single-handedly […]
In the last year, fundraising for creative projects has seen a major shift. A process once ruled by arts grants and record labels has now been substantially democratized. The ability […]