A UBC graduate and former Vancouver resident, Derksen is performing music from her album Orchestral Powwow, the first album to showcase the unique music genre Derksen created, at Vancouver’s PuSh Festival.
(CBC News British Columbia)
Many musicians are finding a new source of income by booking local acts in addition to their own band. By simply doing something they already need to do as a professional local performer, some of them are discovering that by acting as an agent they can create even more income than their onstage career itself.
(Quebec Daily Examiner)
Moondance Records, the iconic downtown music shop on George Street in Peterborough, is playing its final farewell tune.
After 46 years in business, owner and music aficionado Mike Taveroff says it’s time to close shop as he announced his retirement.
Canadian collection and licensing society SOCAN collected and paid out record figures for songwriters last year – but has issued a stark warning over the revenue coming in from digital services.
(Music Business Worldwide)
Long-running Canadian rockers Sloan have revealed plans for their next studio album. The band’s aptly titled 12th album, 12, will arrive on April 6 via Murderecords/Universal Music Canada.