Five Questions With...

Five Questions With...

Tareya Photo: Phil Crozier
June 2, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Calgary-based singer/songwriter Tareya is about to step out of her previous role as co-founder of Juno and CCMA-nominated duo Autumn Hill with her

Vincent Degiorgio
May 31, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Founded in 1993, CYMBA, an acronym for Crushing Your Music Business Apathy, is an internationally renowned boutique music publishing company, led b

Oh Susanna Photo: Heather Pollock
May 26, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The acclaimed roots music songstress looks to her adventurous past as a young punk rock fan in Vancouver for inspiration for new album A Girl In Teen City.

CR Avery
May 24, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The BC songsmith, poet and playwright gleefully smashes genre barriers, fusing blues, folk and hip-hop in his highly literate tunes. He is now out on the road, both performing his songs and reading from a new collection of poems.

The Dears. Pic credit: Richmond Lam
May 18, 2017
by Jason Schneider

It’s one thing to be partners in music, but to be partners in life on top of that displays the kind of connection few of us will ever have with ano

Walrus, on the bus between gigs.
May 17, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The Halifax band has a trippy psychedelic sound, but, as their frontman explains, they’re keeping their feet firmly on the ground.

Kayla Howran
May 12, 2017
by Jason Schneider

A return to her Peterborough roots fuelled the muse of the eloquent country-folk songstress. The result is new album Spare Parts, produced by Colin Cripps.

T Thomason Photo: Sam Blake
May 10, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The East Coast singer/songwriter displays lyrical incisiveness and sonic experimentation on an imminent new EP, sweet baby. Learn more about this adventurous artist here.

Steph Cameron
May 5, 2017
by Jason Schneider

While her acclaimed 2014 debut album introduced her as an observational folk troubadour in the classic mode, her latest, Daybreak Over Jackson Street, captures how much she has matured as a singer/songwriter since then, largely through a willingness to get introspective.

Fast Romantics Photo: Jen Squires
May 3, 2017
by Jason Schneider

We’ve all been hearing the ironic phrase “May you live in interesting times" a lot more often recently, and it seems to be the underlying theme of Fast Romantics’ latest album, American Love.

Nancy Laberge
April 28, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The Calgary-based folk songstress has made a dramatic leap forward with her second album. She digs deep lyrically, baring her soul with candour, as she does in this interview.

Evan Newman, Outside Music
April 26, 2017
by Jason Schneider

This independent music scene stalwart and longtime Managing Director of the Outside Music label has just become a full partner in the company. He reflects upon lessons learned during this journey and cites new projects he's excited about.