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How American bluegrass band Special Consensus is taking on the Canadian...

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When Bruce Cockburn's 1991 album Nothing But A Burning Light was released, his song "Mighty Trucks Of Midnight" was described by Entertainment Weekly as...

Why the Lonesome Ace String Band scrapped a whole album

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These days, what with the lack of album sales, the downloading, the streaming and the increased cost of recording, it's a real leap of...

David Francey teams up with collaborators old and new on The...

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With the release of his new album, The Breath Between, singer-songwriter David Francey returns with more than just a collection of new songs. He...

How Duke Redbird inspired Sultans of Strings’ Walk Through the Fire...

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It seems to me that Sultans of String could be called “The Kings of Collaboration.” Their 2018 album, Christmas Caravan, featured guest artists as...

How Matt Andersen changed his approach to writing for the Big...

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Matt Andersen is one of those artists who's able to fill a room, no matter the size, with just his voice and acoustic guitar....

How Canada stands out from other places to tour, according to...

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So what would happen if three blues artists from different parts of the world got together in a kitchen to play some music, tell...

Judy Collins talks to Jan Vanderhorst about her suport of Canadian...

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The mid to late 1960s was a time of great discovery of Canadian songwriters. Gordon Lightfoot, Ian Tyson, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Leonard Cohen and Joni...

How living in the Maritimes influenced Don Ross’ new album, Water

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It can be a very special occasion when a musician is able to share a stage with one of their musical heroes, someone who...

April Verch’s new album is a duo project with her husband

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A great way to get an insight into a certain area of the country is by looking at the colloquial expressions or turns of...

How Stephen Fearing’s Veipoesi revives the songs that nobody heard during...

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Stephen Fearing's new album, Vejpoesi, is essentially two albums in one, and as such, it showcases the two sides of the singer-songwriter. Side One,...

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