Canadian Musician - March/April 2019

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Canadian Musician 40th Anniversary Issue

Serving Canadian Artists & The Industry That Supports Them

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March/April 2019

Vol. XLI, No. 2




The Evolution of the Art

By Kevin Young

Since 1979, Canadian Musician has extensively covered how the ever-shifting technological landscape has affected the creation and distribution of music. So where are we now, and where are we headed?


The Era of the Artistpreneur

By Andrew King

“What ‘thinking like an entrepreneur’ means is not being afraid to get punched in the mouth … An entrepreneur doesn’t care; an entrepreneur just goes out and does.”


How Streaming Changed Everything

By Michael Raine

In the five years since our commemorative 35th anniversary issue, nothing has had a greater impact on the music business – or the artists seeking to make a living from it – than music streaming.


The State of the Industry

By Andrew King

Streaming services. Copyright reform. The value gap. Music cities. There’s certainly no shortage of hot-button topics facing the Canadian music industry leading into 2020.


Indie Insider

The Business of Production Music


Road Test

Sennheiser’s IE 40 Pro dynamic in-ear monitors, PreSonus’s Studio 24c & FaderPort USB recording tools & the Nextone Artist guitar amplifier from BOSS




First Take


CM Radio


Hot Gear

Advertisers’ Index







Guitar – Juan Coronado

Keyboards – Allysia Van Betuw

Bass – Jason Raso

Percussion – Jayson Brinkworth

Woodwinds – Jim Brenan

Brass – Paul Baron

Digital Music – Vekked

Vocals – Scott Henderson

Writing – Michael Davidson

Recording – Dajaun Martineau

Live Sound – Travis Stoddart

Business – Ryan Granville-Martin


Cover Design by Karen Bashura