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September 18, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The driving force behind April Wine will soon release his second blues album. Here he discusses the record, the recovery of his first guitar, a tribute to Ralph Murphy, and love of the East Coast.

Laurent Bourque. Pic: Instagram
September 13, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Laurent Bourque’s new album Blue Hour, out September 27, invit

Photo: Francesca Ludikar
September 11, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Road Hammers singer/guitarist returns with a new band, album and musical approach. Here he discusses Welcome To The Congregation, artistic evolution, life as a single dad, and a scary encounter in Wyoming.

Photo: Stefanie Atkins
September 6, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The folk music duo of Cara Luft and JD Edwards has released a new album. Here the pair discusses the making of the record, the co-writing process, recent life changes, and a bizarre find after an Australian festival.

September 4, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Now based in Toronto, the Spin Doctors guitarist explores the blues on his debut solo album, Who Shot John?. Here he discusses his emergence as a singer, the Canadian blues scene, the status of Spin Doctors, and their life-changing hit, Two Princes.

August 30, 2019
by Jason Schneider

This rootsy Ontaro songsmith has just put out a debut album. Here he discusses recording in Nashville, his favourite songs, the evolution to working with a band, and a real fun night at The Seashore.

August 28, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Halifax-based jazz guitarist reflects upon her first album, her convoluted artistic evolution, recent life changes, and her touring debut.

August 23, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Canadian country music star Dean Brody has just released his new single Black Sheep across all platforms, coinciding with the announcement of his f

August 21, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The outspoken rocker reflects on the legacy of Lilith Fair, her new projects, and dealing with life challenges.

August 16, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The fourth year’s edition of Nelson BC rock fest MASSiF is shaping up as the best yet. Here its key organizer reflects upon the reasons for its success, his love of hard rock bands and headliner Propaghandi, and the importance of diversity.

August 14, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Toronto-born pop singer Tara Macri finds a way to bottle up bliss with her new single Baby You Got Me, available now on all platforms through LA-ba

August 9, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Following her internationally acclaimed sophomore LP, the Calgary-based roots singer/songwriter returns with a bluesy new single. Here she reflects upon the song, her inroads into the US, collaborating with her brother, and her best touring story.