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Lily Monaghan makes a stunning first impression with debut single ...

With delicately plucked acoustic guitar and a vocal performance as pure and soulful as a Prairie sunrise, Lily Monaghan’s debut single, “Sleeping Alone,” heralds the arrival of a compelling new voice on the Canadian roots music scene. Based in Edmonton, ...
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Drea Lake releases enchanting new single ‘Dreaming Peacefully’

One of the things that has always made Canadian music unique is many artists’ close relationships with the environment. The inherent intertwining of the beauty of the natural world with the creation of unforgettable lyrics and melodies will always shape ...
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Kyle McKearney releases poignant new single “River Rain”

It’s been a whirlwind summer so far for Kyle McKearney, between having his debut LP Down-Home being nominated for Alternative Country Album of the Year for the upcoming Canadian Country Music Awards and touring with top-selling U.S. artist Kip Moore, ...
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Steve Dawson – Ol’ Brushy (video)

Steve Dawson doesn’t strike me as the kind of guy who wastes a lot of time scrolling through Instagram reels or Facebook posts. At the best of times, he balances careers as a highly-esteemed Nashville-based record producer, an in-demand session ...
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Andrea Nixon is coming at you like an ‘Earthquake’ on ...

As anticipation builds for her forthcoming album, Barbed Wire Dreams, Andrea Nixon is sharing a new single, “Earthquake,” a song as emotionally devastating as its title suggests. Rooted in a swampy blues groove, “Earthquake” follows the previous two samples of ...
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Roots Music Canada presents the Pretty Archie LIVE from the ...

Cape Breton quintet Pretty Archie is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a brand new self-titled album released Feb 11 on Curve Music/Warner Music. They launched it March 16 with a live performance at the Savoy Theatre in Glace ...
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Youngtree & The Blooms set to return with new album ...

Youngtree & The Blooms are a fun, tight, hard-working band who can be counted on to liven up rooms and create pin-drop moments in equal measure. They’ve drawn comparisons to “late ‘60s Dylan and Gram Parsons” (Exclaim!) but labels fit ...
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Cynthia Hamar shares hard earned experience on new single ‘Shaken’

On her new single “Shaken,” Cynthia Hamar engages in an internal conversation about trauma. Over a subtly soulful musical backdrop, the Edmonton-based Americana artist conveys the struggle to let go of the pain in every heart-wrenching note delivered by her ...
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Introducing the Goddamsels, Alberta’s latest Americana export

Based on their name alone, the Goddamsels aren’t your grandparents’ idea of country music. Formed out of the longstanding friendship between Alberta-based singer-songwriters Mallory Chipman and Frédrique “Freddi” MacDougall, the Goddamsels write songs with strong, empowering messages, blended with elements ...
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Skinny Dyck releases 7-inch single ahead of new EP Palace ...

On first listen, Skinny Dyck may sound like a throwback to classic country artists of the 1950s and ‘60s, but get to know him a little better and it’s clear that he’s firmly part of the new generation of artists ...