Radio & Television

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: Cancon is broken, says Indie Pool president Gregg Terrence

THERE IS ALMOST NO WAY for an independent Canadian artist to get airplay on radio in this country, says Gregg Terrence, president of Indie Pool. And even for some signed national artists, finding space in the playlists is very difficult. Artist development in Canada, is stalled. The reason for this is the Canadian content (Cancon) rules for commercial radio in this country no longer work for those artists. While the rules for radio say that of the total music playlist, at least 35% must be Canadian – which is great, says Terrence – most of that space is taken up...

Our industry and COVID-19

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