Villages

Villages

Photo: Mel Stone
November 29, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Cape Breton quartet has just released a new EP, Upon The Horizon, a dazzling combination of indie folk and experimental pop. Here a group member discusses the record, the experience of working with US indie rock titan Phil Ek, and future plans.

bbno$  Facebook photo
March 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

Juno-nominated rapper bbno$ (pictured) boosted by TikTok, a Vancouver rock 'n roll mystery, and changes for the El Mocambo and Hugh’s Room Live. Others in the headlines include Julie Payette, the Junos, James Rhodes, Spotify, Rawlins Cross, Villages, SXSW, Gibson, Dubset, Charles Manson, Nick Cave, Ravel, Steve Earle, and Nathaniel Rateliff.

Photo: Dylan Chew
March 22, 2019
by Jason Schneider

After playing pop-rock as Mardeen, these Nova Scotians have adopted a rootsier sound in their new group. Here they discuss their eponymous new album, a memorable debut show, and a love of Joni Mitchell.

Jennifer Castle FB photo
December 17, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Jennifer Castle (pictured) is finding an audience, Kanye and Drake are at odds, and Calpurnia discusses their influences. Also in the headlines are Christmas albums, Alessia Cara, TTC video, Rich Hope, ticket brokers, Putin, music royalties, industry predictions, Best Songs lists, Queen, and Geddy Lee.