Monthly Archives: December 2018

New music in our mailbox!

Danny Bell, Danielle Knibbe, Diyet & The Love Soldiers, Dustin ...

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox. Danny Bell and his Disappointments – Good Timin’ Man  (Release:  Sept. 2, 2018) Pardon the moose’s French, ...
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Tiffany Ayalik of JUNO winners Quantum Tangle debuts new project ...

In keeping with a style perpetually galvanized by darkness and haunting northern beauty, Tiffany Ayalik of JUNO-winning duo Quantum Tangle has launched a new project dubbed PIQSIQ (pronounced “pilk-silk”) in collaboration with her sister Kayley Mackay and producer/beat creator Ruby ...
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Six songs to commemorate Dec. 6

It’s hard to believe it’s been 29 years since a gunman, who I won’t glorify with a name-check, burst in l’Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal and murdered 14 women – most of them engineering students – because he hated women who ...
Concert review

Ian Tamblyn with Anne Lindsay – Nov. 25 house concert ...

It was an evening of shatteringly poetic story songs from Ian Tamblyn with Anne Lindsay last Sunday night in Port Credit, Ont.  The occasion was a house concert to introduce Adventure Canada‘s Ireland Circumnavigation and Scotland Slowly expedition cruises in ...
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Eight Canadian roots Chanukah songs that aren’t by Adam Sandler

Former Saturday Night Live comedian Adam Sandler clearly struck a chord back in 1994 when the goofball song he wrote for Jewish kids who feel left out during the Christmas season blew up to the point of – well, can ...
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Canadian Folk Music Awards diary: Day 2 (Saturday)

Photo: Quantum Tangle performs Dec. 1 at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.  Photo by Levi Cuss. I am riding high after last night. I had so much fun and connected with some old friends and made some new ones. The ...
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Here are your Canadian Folk Music Award winners for Dec. ...

The second and final night of the Canadian Folk Music Awards gala has just wrapped up at the Gateway in Calgary.  Levi Cuss was there on behalf of Roots Music Canada and will share some final thoughts here on the ...
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Canadian Folk Music Awards diary: Day 1 (Friday)

Photo:  The LYNNeS closed out the performances at the Nov. 30 CFMA gala.  Photo by Levi Cuss. I woke up Friday morning, Nov. 30 with music on my mind. The 2018 Canadian Folk Music Awards are in town. I am ...
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Here are your Canadian Folk Music Award winners for Nov. ...

Night one of the Canadian Folk Music Awards wrapped up minutes ago in Calgary.  Alberta roots artist Levi Cuss was there for Roots Music Canada and will be bringing us more from the ceremony tomorrow, but for now, here’s who ...