THINK TANK – Alternative Chart Toppers

THINK TANK – Alternative Chart Toppers A few months ago, we hammered through a huge pile of data in an effort to identify which acts and songs had experienced the most success at the Active Rock format in Canada during the Mediabase monitoring era. Some of the results...

THINK TANK – Facts & Figures on Active Rock #1’s

THINK TANK – Facts & Figures on Active Rock #1’s Over the past few weeks, as we’ve been targeting that elusive #1 slot at Active Rock with our clients The Glorious Sons, we got to thinking about just how many acts have achieved that pinnacle of chart success...

THINK TANK: Developing Artist Programs

There are some trends we’re not quite sure about, like the current fascination with koji rice, virtual reality headsets and tie dyed shirts (yes, sadly, they’re back again). One trend we really like here at Frontside is that of the various developing...

POLARIS MUSIC ANNOUNCES THE 2016 SHORT LIST

Big congrats to four Frontside clients who have been nominated for the 2016 Polaris Short List. Basia (2008, 2014, 2016) now joins Caribou, Drake, Metric, Shad and Owen Pallett as the only acts to be nominated for the Short List on three separate occasions. This is...