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Mark Perry – ‘Fish Boats’

Smithers has produced an almost embarrassing amount of talent for a town of just over 5,000 people. Dan Mangan, one of the most revered indie folk singers of the past decade or so, hails from the town, which is a ...
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Have a look and a listen to the new single ...

Two-time Juno nominee Suzie Ungerleider, a.k.a. the artist formerly known as Oh Susanna, has released a new single and accompanying video from her upcoming 10th studio album, My Name Is Suzie Ungerleider, due out on August 13. “As a person with the penchant for dark ...
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Geneviève Racette – ‘Maybe’ (video)

Geneviève Racette is releasing a brand new album called Satellite in 2022, and tomorrow, she will release the video for the first single, “Maybe.” We’re super stoked here at Roots Music Canada to be able to premiere it today. Directed ...
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The International Indigenous Music Summit has taken the online presentation ...

Over the course of the past year, artists and music industry professionals, who typically spend a few weekends a year at music conferences, hopping from hotel room to hotel room, club to club, taking in short sets by as many ...
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Phöenix Lazare introduced us to Robinson Kirby. Now she introduces ...

It was Phöenix Lazare who first introduced us to the duo Robinson Kirby, before even Eric Alper was on the case. Now Phöenix introduces us to … Phöenix! Her music melds the intimacy of folk music with alluring pop melodies ...
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Check out Cat Clyde and Jeremie Albino’s cover of “Freight ...

For all the old-school folkies out there who are wondering what’s becoming of traditional folk music these days, the new record from Cat Clyde and Jeremie Albino will come as welcome proof that the new generation respects its elders. On ...
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String Bone’s new single was inspired by the TV show ...

  Barry James Payne has a special place in our hearts here at Roots Music Canada because, apart from being a fine singer-songwriter, he also prompted us to enter the domain of Spotify playlists and created our Contemporary Folk and ...
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Tennyson King has released his first single in Mandarin

Tennyson King has been a popular guy in my household, ever since he sent us a holiday video demonstrating how to make eggnog from scratch (his recipe is delicious, by the way). It doesn’t hurt that he also sent us ...
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Donovan Woods and Aoife O’Donovan’s ‘IOWA’ is an honest homage ...

Following the release of his critically acclaimed 2020 album Without People, Donovan Woods shared a new single on May 7. “IOWA” is a dreamy acoustic number with a subtle Celtic charm, thanks in part to the accompaniment of Grammy-Award-winning artist ...
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Stop motion memories: Watch Suzie Ungerleider’s new video for ‘Baby ...

Alongside the announcement of a new album under a new name, Suzie Ungerleider released a music video for the lead single, “Baby Blues” on April 22. The video — a stop motion animation crafted by fellow folk-pop singer-songwriter Christine Fellows ...