It is undeniable that anglophone artists shine here, in Canada, and all over the world. As artists in a province which supports and protects its francophone artists, are they the exception which confirms the rule? Dare we ask if the success they earn locally is up the hype they get... everywhere else? And to attain it, were they able to rely on the Québec music ecosystem? How is the rise of streaming changing the landscape for these artists who work in a minority language when they’re here, but are part of the vast majority everywhere else in North America? Come listen to our panelists as they discuss the particular challenges of these homegrown artists. >> Pierre Landry has been a radio host for over 25 years at CKUM, Radio-Canada, CBC Radio One, and CHOM. He has also worked in television as a host and columnist for MusiquePlus, TQS, TVA, Radio-Canada, and ARTV. He is currently the host and musical director at CHOM. >> T’Cha Dunlevy has been an arts and culture critic at the Montreal Gazette since 1998, and is a regular contributor to ICI Musique’s L’effet Pogonat. >> With strong experience at multinational and independent record companies, Nat Corbeil created her eponymous radio promotion and press relations agency in 2011. Surrounded by a team of enthusiasts, she participated in the marketing of several musical projects including Matt Holubowski, Hubert Lenoir, Jerome Couture, Martha Wainwright, The Barr Brothers, The Brooks, Lydia Képinski and Marie-Mai. >> Magali Ould is the senior project manager for Secret City Records, where she has worked since 2011. She also collaborates with the Polaris Music Prize as francophone representative and communications officer since 2010. Having begun her career at Bonsound in 2007, she now has over a decade of experience within the music industry. She had multiple roles over the years, which allowed her to develop her professional expertise as a strategist, marketing manager and press relations officer. She has a bachelor’s degree in Arts from the Université de Montréal, where she currently pursues a master’s in Film Studies. >> Franz Schuller is the A&R director of Indica Records label, based in Montreal and Sydney, Australia. Since 1997, Indica Records has supported young talent from Canada and abroad including Half Moon Run, The Franklin Electric, and Phantogram. Franz is co-founder of the Iguana Management artist management company (Valaire, TORA, Hein Cooper, Foreign Diplomats) and has played in the alternative rock band GrimSkunk for 25 years.