Mastering the Music Business Showcase Festival Kicks Off in Romania
Fri Feb 21, 2020

The fifth edition of the leading music conference and showcase festival in Romania, Mastering the Music Business (MMB) is taking place between 17-19 March 2020 in Bucharest. MMB is dedicated to all independent artists and professionals in the music industry. At MMB, key professionals from the local & international music business and related industries come together to discuss various relevant topics.

More than 500 attendants each year- successful artists, business managers, booking agents, record company execs, PR agents, online & digital specialists, advertisers, radio broadcasters, publishers, songwriters etc. – are exchanging know-how and ideas under the same roof.

MMB 2020 in short:

Features

BTW--Bif Naked, Aloe Blacc, Orchid Ensemble, Yasi, Natalie MacMaster, Gail Bowen, Adam Ndaro Solomon, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, Tanya Tagaq, Fergus Hambleton
Fri Feb 21, 2020

Multi-Gold and Platinum-selling Canadian rock star, author, songwriter, manager, producer, human and animal rights activist Bif Naked is packing the pain in her new single, “JIM” — available now!

All-Girl Teen Pop Supergroup Girl Pow-R Land First JUNO Award Nomination for “This Is Us”
Fri Feb 21, 2020

Chart-topping and touring powerhouse Canadian all-girl teen pop band Girl Pow-R are once again inspiring young women across the country as they receive their first JUNO Award nomination for 2020 Children’s Album of the Year! 

Finding Dory In an Artist!
Fri Feb 21, 2020

I can just assume you have seen the movie “Finding Nemo”? Well in it you have the fish called Dory has a very short memory and can easily be distracted by something shiny. I was in a meeting with some industry people the other day and they compared artists with Dory.

‘Princess of Everything’ Bif Naked Spares No Punch With New Single & Video “JIM”
Fri Feb 21, 2020

Bif Naked, the multi-Gold and Platinum-selling Canadian rock star, author, songwriter, manager, producer, human and animal rights activist is packing a punch towards pain in her new single, “JIM”.

BTW-Wes Carroll & Confabulation, PUP, Lexxicon, Jim Beard & John Herington, Sarah Slean & Hawksley Workman, DJ Ten, Taylor Abrahamse, Maja Bannerman, Die Antwood, Destroyer
Fri Feb 14, 2020

Must be the season, but this week we’re awash in heartfelt love songs and social evaluations. A BC artist now based in Toronto, Wes Carroll and his band Confabulation have released their second studio album Elephant in the Sea.

News

East Coast Music Awards Nominees for 2020 Announced
Fri Feb 14, 2020

It’s that time of year again when the spotlight shines of the incredible talent of Canada’s East Coast.

Legend Liona Boyd Awarded Lifetime Achievement By National Guitar Museum
Fri Feb 14, 2020

The National Guitar Museum, based in Orlando, Florida and founded to promote and preserve the legacy of the guitar has awarded Liona Boyd their Lifetime Achievement Award.

Downchild Blues Band Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2020 Maple Blues Awards
Fri Feb 07, 2020

In a night celebrating the blues from coast to coast, Canadian trailblazers , The Legendary Downchild Blues Band won the big award as “Entertainer of The Year” at the 2020 Maple Blues Awards in Toronto.

Tanya Tucker Grammy Winner At Last
Fri Jan 31, 2020

After 48 years of making records Tanya Tucker, The Texas Tornado, has been awarded a Grammy Award, not just one but two of the trophies, one for album of the year While I’m Livin’ and as a songwriter for “ Send My Flowers Now”.

Jon Box A Celebration Of Life
Fri Jan 24, 2020

You never think you’re going to be writing about or talking about the passing of a friend much younger than yourself, but here I am writing about my friend, Jon Box.

Reviews

Canadian JUNO Award Winner Andy Milne releases first trio album, The reMISSION
Fri Feb 21, 2020

Esteemed pianist, bandleader and educator Andy Milne is excited to announce the release of his new album, The reMISSION, out April 10 on Sunnyside Records with his new trio Unison

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Stand On Firm Ground / Tierra Firme with 2020 JUNO Award Nomination
Fri Feb 21, 2020

Five-time JUNO Award winner and three-time GRAMMY Award nominee — plus the recipient of the Order of Canada, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Premier’s Award for Excellence — Jane Bunnett and her all-female collective Maqueque have been nominated for a 2020 JUNO Award. 

Simon Alexander Releases "Good Friends"
Fri Feb 14, 2020

This is the third single from Simon Alexander, from the upcoming EP “In The Rust” which is due out February 28, 2020.

Irene Atman Releases new Single & Video “Because I’m A Woman”
Fri Feb 14, 2020

Irene Atman’s newest release “Because I’m A Woman” is more than just a single and album for the Canadian jazz-pop singer/songwriter...