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Listen to the brand new debut single from Terry Uyarak’s ...

Nunavut’s Terry Uyarak has just released the first single from his forthcoming sophomore album, Unnuaq, which is due out June 21 on the Jerry Cans’ label, Aakuluk Music. If “Qaigi” is any indication of what the rest of the album ...
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5 songs of spring from some Canadian roots music icons

Welcome to the first full day of spring, everyone! Phew!  We made it! The vernal equinox happened at around 5:30 ET yesterday afternoon, and we are now officially at the part of the year where the days are longer than ...
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Sultans of String and Marc Meriläinen release ‘A Beautiful Darkness’ ...

“A Beautiful Darkness” is a collaboration between three-time Juno nominees and four-time CFMA winners Sultans of String and Indigenous Music Award and Native American Music Award honoree Marc Meriläinen, also known as Nadjiwan. It is the second single off the ...
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How music-making is part of Mimi O’Bonsawin’s creative, land-based life

“Every album you make is a chapter of your life,” said Mimi O’Bonsawin. “Everything that I’ve experienced, that I’ve learned, that I’ve absorbed over the years has kind of been reflected into this album.” The album is Willow, the sixth ...
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The 5 best Irish music concerts in the country for ...

If your idea of a good time on St. Patrick’s Day is getting drunk as a skunk on green beer and dancing to anyone who can do a half decent cover of a Pogues song, there’s no need to read ...
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Villages – Dark Island

Photo by Mel Stone. Cape Breton Island-based Celtic folk-rock quartet Villages released a new full-length album on Feb. 17, their second release, called Dark Island. The 11 tracks are meant to give one a flavour of what it would mean ...
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Singer-songwriter Harry Hannah tells a story of love on ‘Orion ...

True love can be a very powerful thing. It can make you feel complete and give you purpose and strength. You can’t let go of it when you have it, and Harry Hannah certainly shows why on his latest single, ...
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Here are the nominees for the first ever Arctic Music ...

Before we talk about the awards, can we just take a moment to acknowledge that a lot has happened in the Nunavut music scene this year? Until recently, Nunavut was the only Canadian province or territory without an official music ...
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