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Neil Peart, Rush Drummer, Dead at 67

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Neil Peart, Rush Drummer who set a new standard for Rock Virtuosity, Dead at 67

 

Hall of Fame drummer and lyricist succumbs to brain cancer

WHISPERING PINES

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Whispering Pines

The Northern Roots of American Music...
from Hank Snow to The Band

by Jason Schneider

Providing the first comprehensive history of Canada’s songwriting legacy, this guide traces a distinctly Canadian musical identity from the 1930s to the end of the 1970s.

UNCUT

Watch a trailer for Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words Of Love is billed as a “beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne....

GLOBAL NEWS

Full lineup revealed for Canada Rocks with The Rolling Stones

After four years, The Rolling Stones are returning to Canada for an exclusive one-off show during the critically-acclaimed 'No Filter' tour....

COS

Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill musical sets Broadway debut

Previews will begin at the Broadhurst Theatre on November 3rd, ahead of its official opening on ....

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Gordon Lightfoot is 80, but nothing can stop Canada's folk poet laureate from performing

When Canada’s folk-poet laureate Gordon Lightfoot was singled out for a lifetime achievement award at the 1986 Juno Awards, Canadian recording academy officials...

FYI

Drake Leads Canadian Grammy Winners

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Nominated for seven Grammy Awards this year, Drake did not go home empty-handed, winning the Best Rap Song category for "God's Plan," his fourth-ever Grammy.

UNCUT

Leonard Cohen: “He was still looking for something else…

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The new issue of Uncut explores the untold stories behind Leonard Cohen’s greatest albums, as recounted by his closest collaborators. One of those albums is You Want It Darker: Cohen’s swansong, released....

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Our Favourite Canadian albums of 2018

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A year in music is always wild and varied, and picking our favourite albums of 2018 is no small feat. This year, we decided to do something different: no "best" list, but instead, a favourites list. No fights over ranking — just love.

COS

Brandi Carlile to perform Joni Mitchell’s Blue in full

The new issue of Uncut explores the untold stories behind Leonard Cohen’s greatest albums, as recounted by his closest collaborators.

SPIN

Arcade Fire, Destroyer, U.S. Girls, More Sign Open Letter in Solidarity With Indigenous Protestors

Earlier this month, fourteen people were arrested for defending Indigenous land belonging to the Wet’suwet’en Nation in northwestern British Columbia, Canada.

CBC

Prince Charles: I find Leonard Cohen's music very moving

The rarely performed opera, as well as the songs of Leonard Cohen and Russian Orthodox liturgical music, have been revealed as the private musical choices of Prince Charles on a special edition of Radio 3’s long-running show Private Passions.

UNCUT

Neil Young on his greatest hits

Neil Young is just back from playing several dates on the “Vote For Change” tour and he’s still sporting the button badge and a custom-made “Canadians For Kerry” T-shirt to prove it. “Too bad you guys in Europe don’t get to vote. 

FYI Music News

Canadian Centric News

FYI Music News is a site updated weekdays, written for and about Canada's music and music industry. Its newsletter is subscribed to by music industry professionals and neophytes, ....