Gold-selling pop artist Derik Baker wrote his current single betterman as a message for self-improvement and spreading kindness within your community. He has created the BetterManChallenge to fundraise for Red Cross covid-19 Relief Efforts, and he discusses that project here, along with his views on the effect the pandemic will have on him and his fellow musicians.
Colombian-Canadian singer, songwriter and musician Lido Pimienta launched her new Miss Colombia album last month with a Pitchfork Instagra
After a break from the biz, the rootsy Edmonton troubadour has returned to the fray with two recent and much-praised albums. Here he reflects upon the latest, Drifters, as well as self-isolation, the absence of concerts, and how a future music industry may look.
The veteran Toronto drummer/composer/bandleader has been posting intriguing videos of covers while transitioning to life in the pandemic age. Here he discusses the videos, his home recording, life as an educator, and new creative pursuits.
The Juno-nominated singer-songwriter has launched a weekly Facebook Live series, Jeremy Fisher Junior, aimed at entertaining and educating kids and assisting parents. He describes the concept here and discusses his early musical loves and the effect of the pandemic on his career.
LA rockers Steel Panther raised money for cat rescue Heaven On Earth this past #GivingTuesdayNow by promoting an “all-day kitty cam,” focused on th
Matt Weidinger is a bit of a throwback these days, someone who, from early on in high school, has doggedly carved out a full-time music career.
The leader of the popular Toronto combo KC Roberts and The Live Revolution is embracing online teaching in the pandemic era. Here he discusses that transition, recalls a memorable European tour, and explains his approach to home recording.
The pandemic is posing a real challenge to Canadian record store owners, but our interviews show they are adapting well and remaining optimistic.