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Paul Corby

Host of Corby's Orbit, Roots Music Canada writer and musician with The Memberz Zoe Ackah, This Hen (Self), Eliana Cuevas, Seré Libre ( ALMA) Jeremy Dutcher, Motewolonuwok ( Secret City...

Glen Herbert

writer Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Living In A Song (Compass Records) The Infamous Stringdusters, A Tribute to Flatt & Scruggs (Americana Vibes Records) ...

Vic Bell

Artistic director, Nickelodeon Music Club NQ Arbuckle, Love Songs For The Long Game (Six Shooter Records) Big Little Lions, AMPM (Fallen Tree Records) Blue...

The Penguin Eggs/Roots Music Canada 2023 Critics’ Album of the Year: William Prince...

Six years after being named a Critic’s New Discovery of the Year in the 2017 Penguin Eggs Critics’ Poll, heart-stirring singer-songwriter William Prince has...

Philip Harries

Former contributor to Penguin Eggs magazine and long-time Edmonton Folk Music Festival Volunteer. Allison Russell, The Returner (Fantasy) Boygenius, the record (Interscope / Universal) ...

Jason Schneider

Journalist, author and owner of Jason Schneider Media. David James Allen, By The Summertime (Littleknown Records) Del Barber, Almanac (Acronym Records) Art Bergmann, ShadowWalk...

The Critics’ Top 10 albums of 2023

1.William Prince – Stand in the Joy 2. (Tie) Allison Russell – The Returner David Francey – The Breath Between 3. (Tie) Bruce Cockburn - O...

The Penguin Eggs/Roots Music Canada Critics’ New Discovery of the Year is: Aleksi Campagne

Aleksi Campagne is the 2023 Penguin Eggs/Roots Music Canada Critics' New Discovery of the Year. Aleksi released his debut album, For The Giving/Sans Rien Donner...

The Penguin Eggs Critics’ poll: Past albums of the year and new discoveries

2022: James Keelaghan, Second Hand (Borealis) 2021: Allison Russell, Outside Child (Fantasy Records) 2020: Pharis & Jason Romero, Bet On Love (Lula) 2019: The Small Glories, Assiboine...

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