The Indigenous roots-rock band from Attawapiskat is releasing an expanded version of its debut album, James Bay. Its leader explains why here and discusses the relevance of its material, his songwriting, and the challenges faced by his community.
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Formerly with indie-rock faves bands Novillero and Duotang, he talks about his new project, a love of Peter Sellers, and future plans.
As the live music industry continues to adapt to pandemic restrictions, Rob Cyrynowski, president of Livestar Entertainment Canada, recently announ
Edmonton-born Mallory Chipman has already made her mark on the jazz scene, with two critically acclaimed solo albums showcasing her dynamic voice.
The founder of the Polaris Music Prize assumed the role of Senior Director of CBC Music back in January, prior to the pandemic. Here he explains how the national broadcaster is adjusting to the new reality and its ongoing pledge for the support of Canadian music.
Much like her full-on approach to music, Toronto blues-rocker Melanie?
The Executive Director of Canada’s leading music education charity explains the launch of MusiCounts Learn, a program that encourages students to continue their music education at home.
The rootsy Albertan troubadour is not able to tour new album Lonesome Stretch Of Highway yet, but is staying creative in quarantine. Here he reflects upon that, the record, fatherhood, and his storytelling videos.
The Toronto pop/R&B artist knows about self-isolation, a result of his past experience in rehab conquering his addictions. Those feelings are shared on a new track, and here he talks about that, his physically distanced concerts for residents of local retirement homes, and an upcoming Canadian Music Therapy Fund event.
The acoustic troubadour releases a new album today, but the pandemic has forced changes in her plans to promote it. She discusses the record and her reaction to self-isolation here.
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.
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.