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Del Barber – “Patient Man”

Del Barber releases his brand new album, Easy Keeper, on Sept. 6, and we’re super stoked here at Roots Music Canada to be premiering his new single from that album, “Patient Man.” It’ll be out wherever you check out new ...
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Johnson Crook expands their sound on new single “Dear Me”

With their new single “Dear Me” — out July 12 on all platforms via Coalition Music — Toronto’s Johnson Crook returns with a fresh approach to their particular blend of rock, country and folk. It’s further proof that a great song, ...
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Kevin Closs – ‘Song of Svalbard’

Count Kevin Closs among that elite group of folk singer-songwriters that has managed to merge their love of music and their love of adventure travel. Ian Tamblyn might’ve pioneered this rather unique career path, but others, notably Roots Music Canada ...
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Jessica Heine – ‘Figure it Out’ live (video)

Earlier this month, we told you about Fallen Tree Records, the brand new Canadian folk-roots label launched by Peter Chapman, who used to work over at Stoney Plain records. We’ll now we’re thrilled to premiere new music from the label. ...
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Twas Now releases Flesh and Bone and “Family Roots” video

For anyone who has lived in Kitchener, ON since the 1980s, it’s a safe bet they know the enigmatic graffiti adorning a prominent railroad bridge that simply states, “Twas Now.” No one really knows who put it there or what ...
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Ariana Gillis – “Dirt Gets Dirty”

It’s coming up on a decade since Ariana Gillis won the Canadian Folk Music Award for Young Performer of the Year, and she’s certainly delivered on the potential that the jurors of that award saw in her. An impromptu showcase ...
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Terry Savage drops diesel-burnin’ new video ‘Full Pull’

Terry Savage’s brand of country music is not likely to be found on a typical soccer mom’s playlist. However, if you’re a fan of honest, gritty and sometimes funny stories told against the backdrop of vintage country music sounds, then ...
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Jean-Paul De Roover – Love

Many people in the folk-roots scene know Jean-Paul De Roover as much for his role as the artistic director of the Live from the Rock Folk Festival near Thunder Bay, ON., as they do for his work as an artist ...
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Irish Mythen – ‘La Vie’

Irish Mythen’s brand new album was supposed to be out April 12, but you know how these things go. Albums get delayed for a myriad of reasons, and Irish’s brand new project, Little Bones, was one of the (un)lucky ones ...
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Moonfruits – ‘Seven Billion’

Tomorrow is May Day – also known as International Workers’ Day – and the Ottawa bilingual art-folk outift Moonfruits is marking the occasion by sharing a new live video for “Seven Billion” – a song that celebrates the power of ...