Features

Another one bites the dust
August 13, 2017
by Susan Daley

The oft overlooked tragic consequence that comes with company buyouts.

Slow Leaves
August 11, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Country-folk songsmith and Allan Slaight Juno Master Class graduate Grant Davidson is about to release a self-produced album, Enough About Me. 

Ebonnie Rowe
August 10, 2017
by Bill King

PhemPhat Entertainment Group was formed in 1995 to educate and promote women in the music business and establish a presence for them in areas traditionally seen as “boyz clubs."

Andrea Nixon
August 9, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The Edmonton-based country singer/songwriter grew up listening to the likes of Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn. Her songs similarly display a strong social conscience, with one tune helping inspire a new charity campaign.

Mappe Of  Photo: Matt Barnes
August 4, 2017
by Jason Schneider

This project is the brainchild of Ontario singer/songwriter Tom Meikle. He explains that the evolution of the avant-folk sound of his debut album came from his experiments with lyricism.

Miranda Mulholland  Photo: Ivan Otis
August 3, 2017
by Bill King

The ever-busy musical renaissance woman discusses her new Sawdust City Music Festival, a triumphant run with Soulpepper in NYC, her advocacy for artist rights, and more.

Martin Kerr
August 2, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Hard work has earned the songsmith local hero status in Edmonton. His eloquent charting new album Better Than Brand-New is now bringing him a national audience.

Yukon Blonde, crazy but nicely so!
July 31, 2017
by External Source

Yukon Blonde is hotter than table conversation with Trump at the Kremlin. See who else is making waves on Canadian radio this week!

White Hot Guilt
July 28, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The July Talk bassist has teamed with indie rocker/producer Thomas D'Arcy for a fun new project with a retro disco vibe.

Sass Jordan
July 28, 2017
by Bill King

It has been 25 years since the veteran rocker's biggest hit album, Racine. She is marking that milestone by re-imagining the material on a new record, one she'll be presenting in intimate fashion.

Goldtop Photo: Jay Procktor
July 25, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Alice Kos and Everett LaRoi's experimental folk-rock sound has evolved in adventurous fashion, as is apparent on a new album, You Possess Me.

Chad Brownlee has himself another hit, this time with "Out Of the Blue"
July 23, 2017
by External Source

Chad Brownlee and Matthew Good lead the way with top new homegrown tracks winning favour with Canada's national broadcasters.