Japan protects artists with new 70 year Copyright laws

Japan have updated their copyright laws to protect intellectual property for up to 70 years following agreements with countries around the world. Japan have updated their copyright law to extend the copyright protection period from…

Get Your Music into Amazon Music Unlimited in Canada for Free

Amazon recently announced that they are launching Amazon Music Unlimited in Canada. Amazon Music Unlimited is Amazon’s attempt to compete with Spotify, Apple Music and others. Amazon is offering a free 90—day trial of its…

Amazon Echo Spot is now in Canada

Amazon Echo’s compact Spot brings a screen to their famous smart speakers in Canada in a neat little package. The latest addition to Amazon’s Echo family, the Echo Spot has just launched in Canada. The…

This small Canadian record store grew almost 1000% in 1 year

People say physical music is dying? Tell that to this Canadian record store thriving above the rest. Sunrise Records is a Canadian record store that went up against the odds as digital music streamed over…

Amazon’s Echo speakers and Alexa are here for Canadians

Today Amazon brought Prime Music and their AI assistant Alexa to Canada at long last. Canada has finally gotten Amazon’s renowned AI Alexa and Echo speakers built into their range of 3 Echo speakers. With…

Amazon Prime Music has launched in Canada

Canadian Amazon users now have access to millions of songs, playlists and stations with Prime Music now available. Surprisingly late in the day, Amazon have launched their music streaming service Prime Music in Canada. From today…

Justin Trudeau reveals love for Drake with Spotify playlist of fave tunes

The notoriously personable Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has revealed a list of his favourite music on Spotify. Taking a leaf out of Obama’s book, who created multiple playlists on Spotify to share his music tastes,…

Lyrebird is an AI that can recreate your voice from 60 seconds of speech

The ability to make anyone say what you want is quickly becoming a reality with fresh startup Lyrebird propelling voice synthesis further than ever before. Lyrebird is a massively impressive AI that beats out all of…

HMV shuts down all 102 Canadian stores due to bankruptcy

HMV Canada has been announced bankrupt and are closing all their stores on what Canadians are calling “the day the music died”. January 27th is the day that a judge in Ontario approved music, film…

SoundCloud Go is now available in Canada aye

SoundCloud’s first subscription service has launched in Canada for an extended music collection, offline music and ad-free listening. Earlier this year SoundCloud launched their first ever subscription for listeners with SoundCloud Go. After conflicts with…