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Spotify pays artists shit. So how come they’re still using it?

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  We've all seen the anecdotes circulating on social media. Peter Frampton got paid $1,700 for 55 million streams of “Baby I Love Your Way.” Danny Michel...

Harry Manx and Steve Marriner talk about their new album and long-time friendship

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Two award-winning roots music giants are putting out their first album together on April 5. Harry Manx and Steve Marriner (of MonkeyJunk) are calling...

Tom Russell – October in the Railroad Earth

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This particularly cool March morning found me in my room in the Peter Lougheed Hospital sitting in my wheelchair looking out the window at...

David Kaufman once had a career as a folk singer; now we get to...

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Montreal-born, Toronto-based photographer, filmmaker and singer-songwriter David Kaufman is reviving the career as a folk singer that he enjoyed in the ‘60s with his...

Ghosts: Ian Tamblyn’s journey to the birthplace of the blues

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Ian Tamblyn has written more than 1,500 songs over his lifetime and released more than 30 albums, earning a Juno nomination and a Canadian...

Lillian Wauthier’s Folk Alliance International conference report

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In February, I had the privilege of attending the FAI or Folk Alliance International conference held in Montreal at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel....

17 wows in a sea of sound at Folk Alliance International 2019

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For four days and four nights, Folk Alliance International stormed the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, QC, and I was there. You couldn’t...

Logan McKillop premieres a new single and announces the release of his sophomore album

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Manitoba based folk/roots singer-songwriter Logan McKillop recently announced the independent release of his second full-length album Anchorless, coming March 29, and premiered the album's...

Leonard Poole’s Folk Alliance conference photo album – and Paul Corby’s video slide show

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It's been one month since the Folk Alliance International conference wrapped up in Montreal - the first time the conference had been held in...

Jane Eamon contemplates the “f-word”: folk

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People often ask me what I do. When I say I’m a singer-songwriter-musician, they always ask, “What kind of music?”I have to admit I...

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