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Braden Lam is readying the release of a new single

The barista you share a smile with every morning, the heart-to-hearts you share with your friends at 3 a.m., the genuine, shared, belly laugh––connection; it’s what we’re all searching for, and that’s what Driftwood People is all about. Driftwood People, ...
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Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes are releasing their first official ...

Newfoundlanders Ian Foster and Nancy Hynes have been making music together for years, primarily with Nancy lending backup vocals to Ian’s folk originals. This year, for the first time, the pair has decided to release an album as an official ...
Album review

De Temps Antan – Consolez-Vous

They’re back! And, they’re better than ever. Quebec power trio De Temps Antan had a recent shakeup with fiddler André Brunet moving on, only to be very ably replaced by David Boulanger, another fantastic master of the Québecois “violon.” Yes, ...
New music in our mailbox!

Meiwa, Diemm, Fear of Drinking, Nina Lynn, and Matt Mays

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. Meiwa – “Wonder” (Release date: June 1, 2018) Intimate, minimalist, sophisticated.  These are just some of the words ...
Concert review

Alan Doyle at the Brockville Arts Centre

It was a lovely old soft seat theatre in eastern Ontario with a history stretching back to 1858 that was the venue for this superb concert by Newfoundland’s Alan Doyle. For 20 years, Alan was at the heart of the ...
Album review

Madeleine Roger – Cottonwood

Like shade at the end of a long summer day, Madeleine Roger’s new album, Cottonwood, released last month, spreads a balm across many of the hot anxieties of our temporal life. Glens of casual confidence and freshets of contentedness open ...
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