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Emily Jean Flack – ‘Throwing Shapes’ video

  Back in October here at Roots Music Canada we premiered the debut single from Emily Jean Flack’s debut EP, Throwing Shapes. Well now, we’re proud to premiere the video for a new song from the same EP – the ...
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David Picco shares ‘I Can’t Lose You’ video from upcoming ...

  St. John’s, NL singer-songwriter David Picco returns on May 31 with Out Of The Past, his first new collection in four years. We’re proud to share the video for the first single, “I Can’t Lose You,” an instantly catchy ...
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Mark Perry – ‘Cold Road’

When Smithers, BC-based singer-songwriter Mark Perry heard about the fatal Humboldt Broncos bus crash in Saskatchewan last April, he felt numb. The former up-and-coming hockey player and rural hockey coach went to his shed to deal. He wrote a song ...
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Four new artists and four new songs from the Hillside ...

Today, in honour of International Women’s Day, we close our week of premieres on Roots Music Canada with a very special premiere: not just new songs, but new artists!  Doris Folkens brings us this report on the Hillside Festival’s songwriting ...
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Ben Sures – ‘Boring People’

Our week of premieres continues on Roots Music Canada with new music from a veteran artist I personally adore, because he’s quirky as all get out, and he’s put into words some life experiences I’ve seldom if ever heard captured ...
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Leaf Rapids – ‘Dear Sister’

Devin and Keri Latimer, a.k.a. Leaf Rapids, are such stupendously multi-talented individuals that a person could really grow to resent them if they weren’t also so damn nice.   Devin is a physics professor who moonlights as one of the sharpest ...
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Kelly Bado – “Hey terre”

Our week of premieres continues here on Roots Music Canada with Kelly Bado’s “Hey terre.” I first discovered Kelly last year, when she took home the Western Canadian Music Award for World Artist of the Year.  And yes, as a ...
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Steven Bowers – “Bad Friend” (video)

Newfoundland-born Steven Bowers earned an East Coast Music Award nomination folk Folk Recording of the Year back in 2008, along with several Music Nova Scotia Award nods, and since then, he’s managed to get his music featured in a few ...
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Geneviève Racette – ‘Sans toi’ video

Earlier this month, Montreal’s Geneviève Racette released Part One, a three-song EP derived from her forthcoming bilingual sophomore album No Water, No Flowers, which includes two English songs, “Northern Star” and “Parachute,” as well as the francophone track “Sans toi.” ...
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Geoff Berner announces spring tour dates with Ben Caplan and ...

Beloved Vancouver singer-songwriter Geoff Berner is heading back on the road across Canada this spring with Ben Caplan, and to coincide with that, he’s released a new video for “Super Subtle Folk Song.” Although it’s from his acclaimed 2017 album ...