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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 ...
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Oxlip – Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies

The Sadies meets Shirley Collins on Oxlip’s fifth album, Come All Ye Fair And Tender Ladies, an album dedicated to some of her favorite traditional folk songs. Like Fairport Convention or Steeleye Span, these versions have their own psychedelic twist, ...
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Kyle McKearney announces tour dates and shares new single ‘Grandfather’

Kyle McKearney has emerged as one of the leading Canadian voices within the Americana scene since the release of his 2021 debut solo album Down-Home. Recently named one of SiriusXM’s Top of the Country Semi-Finalists, the Calgary-based singer-songwriter also took second ...
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NADJIWAN returns with groovy summer single “Land Of Skoden”

NADJIWAN’s new single “Land Of Skoden,” is out April 29, 2022, on Heading North Music. The Toronto-based singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer is also known as Marc Meriläinen.  “Land Of Skoden,” pays tribute to his northern Ontario family ties with a ...