• Theory of a Deadman
  • Chromeo Jealous
  • EG – Burn slide
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Glorious Sons
  • Mounties
  • Phantogram
  • Disclosure – Latch
  • Dear Rouge
  • Karl Wolf
  • Monster Truck Slide
  • Jake Bugg Slide
  • Five Finger
  • Half Moon Run Slide

Canadian Music Fest Interviews Frontside Managing Partner Geoff Goddard

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Just in time for our tenth anniversary party next week at CMW, Canadian Music Fest's blog sat down for a chat with Frontside Managing Partner Geoff Goddard about our history, some of our favorite campaigns, and the changing landscape of the music industry since 2003. Check it out here! … [Continue reading]

Mediabase Panel Changes

Effective with the airplay week of March 10-16, 2013, the following changes will be made to the Mediabase panels. These changes will be reflected in the chart on Sunday, March 17. New stations, updated audience, and Country weights will be posted by Saturday, March 16. CANADA-TOP 40 DROP CKMF/Montreal, QC             Moves To Canada-Hot … [Continue reading]

Frontside Clients Garner 12 Juno Nominations

The nominees for the 2013 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) at a press conference in Toronto yesterday morning.  This year's JUNO Awards Broadcast from Regina's Brandt Centre on April 21st will be hosted by Michael Bublé and feature performances by Carly Rae Jepsen, Billy Talent, Marianas … [Continue reading]

THINK TANK: Changes Are Coming

Last month, the Calgary Herald was doing a story on the potential ownership changes in that market, and after reading our Think Tank piece on the city, they asked us for our thoughts:  "Shuffle looms in Calgary's $90-million radio market" In case you’re not fully aware, there are about to be some major shake-ups in the Radio Ownership landscape, … [Continue reading]

Mediabase 1st Quarter Chart Share


Mediabase has just released it’s 1st Quarter Chart Share which covers airplay during the period of November 18, 2012 through February 2, 2013. It lumps together airplay on current titles by record label and ranks everyone according to format, with on “overall” chart that holds the key to bragging rights. Not shockingly Universal generally comes … [Continue reading]

Frontside Artists Performing at the 2013 SiriusXM Indies at CMW

Indie artists will take center stage on Friday, March 22nd at the Kool Haus in Toronto at the 13th Annual Independent Music Awards - The SiriusXM Indies - during Canadian Music Week activities. Honouring the year's best in independent music - from the breakout success of Canadians Carly Rae Jepsen, Marianas Trench and deadmau5 to the noteworthy … [Continue reading]

THINK TANK: Breakout Artists of 2012

Now that 2012 officially in the books, let’s look back and examine who the breakout new artists were for the year, those formerly-unknown domestic acts that leapt onto the stage and into the spotlight, grabbing the attention of radio programmers and listeners alike with their talent, skill and musical ability. As for what actually defines a … [Continue reading]


As of Monday, January 7th, the Frontside offices are officially open again after our holiday break. We'd like to thank everyone who made 2012 a great year, and are looking forward to an even better 2013! … [Continue reading]

Market Analysis: Calgary

This month, we thought we'd start with the first of what'll slowly become a periodic series of market explorations, digging deeper into some of the radio facts and figures that may not be well-known outside of the city in question. Fueled by several grande caramel macchiato's, our research department set their caffeine-addled sights … [Continue reading]