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Madison Violet – ‘Time to Right the Wrong’: about the ...

Juno-nominated Canadian singer-songwriter duo Madison Violet is about to release a stunning new video for their single “Time To Right The Wrong” – and we’re thrilled to premiere it here on Roots Music Canada. The song is based on the ...
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Gordie Tentrees shares ‘Wind Walker’ video to mark the release ...

Today, Gordie Tentrees officially releases Mean Old World, his most powerful and personal collection to date, 10 soul-stirring, unapologetically rough-hewn songs appropriately recorded over the course of a week of minus-35 degree weather. We are proud to exclusively premiere the ...
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Jr. Gone Wild returns after 25 years with a first ...

It’s been over 25 years since Jr. Gone Wild released its last album, Simple Little Wish, but now the Edmonton alt-country legends are set to return this November with Still Got The Jacket, 15 new original songs, plus a cover ...
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John Wort Hannam – “Long Haul” video

When John Wort Hannam started to write songs for Long Haul, his 8th album and the follow-up to 2018’s Acres of Elbow Room, he didn’t have a particular theme in mind. He began by doing what he has always done: ...
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New Brunswick’s Jaclyn Reinhart shares single ‘Rearview’ from upcoming Sleep ...

On her new EP, Sleep With Ghosts, Jaclyn Reinhart chronicles a chaotic period in her life in the direct, unflinching style that’s made her one of Canada’s most promising new roots rock artists. For the New Brunswick-based singer-songwriter, the five ...
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T. Buckley celebrates family on ‘Marilyn’ from forthcoming album Frame ...

Acclaimed Calgary, AB-based Americana artist T. Buckley is offering another preview of his forthcoming album, Frame By Frame, with the single “Marilyn,” an uplifting tribute to the power of family. With backing by his top-notch band of multi-instrumentalists, T. delivers ...
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Del Barber returns with “Meantime” from upcoming Stray Dogs LP

  Del Barber was really looking forward to 2020. In late 2019, he released the album Easy Keeper, which immediately captured the attention of critics everywhere. In a major Rolling Stone profile, Jonathan Bernstein said of Del, “Like John Prine ...
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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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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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Minotaurs’ Nathan Lawr set for solo return with Apocalypse Marshmallow

Nathan Lawr is one of the unsung heroes of the Canadian indie rock renaissance, having served as the drummer-of-choice for artists including Feist and FemBots, while also being a key collaborator in the 1990s Guelph, ON scene that spawned Constantines, ...