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Photo: Matt Barnes
November 22, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Surviving a near-fatal accident had a radical impact on the life and music of the singer/songwriter. Here he discusses that event, describes his new album, and offers a sage perspective on the pandemic.

Photo: Paul Wright
November 18, 2020
by Jason Schneider

On November 20, Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar return with a sorely needed shot of vintage R&B in the form of their new album The Reckle

November 15, 2020
by Jason Schneider

At a strapping and athletic 6’3”, 240 lbs., Ryan Langdon is kind of hard to miss.

Photo: Erika Saul
November 11, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The indie rock faves from Vancouver release a new album, Vindicator, tomorrow. Here their bassist explains the DIY approach of the record, his favourite song, the impact of the pandemic, and a desire to get back to shows.

Photo: Rachel Pick
November 8, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The BC-based singer/songwriter’s latest album, Memory & Desire, is her most honest and vulnerable collection of songs to date. Here she discusses its creation, some favourite songs, her Gulf Islands home, and future plans.

Photo: Kristy-Anne Swart
November 4, 2020
by Jason Schneider

As their new single Hometown Hero demonstrates, there’s nothing ostentatious about Calgary trio ROOKS.

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November 2, 2020
by Jason Schneider

If not dead yet, music journalism is certainly an endangered species. A collective of Canadian scribes is attempting to boost the form, and it has published two issues already. Here one of its key players explains more about the brave venture.

October 29, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The prolific veteran roots artist has released a new album, Solar Powered Too. Here he talks about the friends who helped him put it out, his favourite songs, online performances, and personal goals to accomplish as the pandemic drags on.

October 26, 2020
by Jason Schneider

It seems rare these days to find an artist whose focus is primarily on being an interpreter of other peoples’ songs, but Calgary’s Shaye Zadravec h

October 22, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The BC-based folk artist releases her debut full-length tomorrow. Here she describes some of the songs, her growth as a songwriter, and engaging with her audience during a pandemic.

Photo: Phil Crozier
October 18, 2020
by Jason Schneider

Rising country music powerhouse Dani Strong is poised to make a lot of noise with the release of her second album, Undefined, available ph

October 15, 2020
by Jason Schneider

The Newfoundland rockers emerge from isolation with a strong new track, the fittingly titled What Doesn’t Kill Us (Makes Us Stronger). Here, one of their two singer/guitarists describes the cut, the impact of lockdown, and their commitment to rock ‘n roll.