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Mallory Chipman & The Mystics share the “Fruits” of their ...

Edmonton singer-songwriter Mallory Chipman decided to title her upcoming album Aquarian –the first with her band The Mystics – not so much because of its traditional definition of someone who embraces new ways of living, but instead, because she’s embracing ...
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Great Lake Swimmers and Picastro release new split single to ...

To coincide with their upcoming European tour in April, Toronto-based singer-songwriters Tony Dekker (Great Lake Swimmers) and Liz Hysen (Picastro) have also teamed up to release a split 7” single featuring the new, previously unreleased tracks “Getting To The Heart ...
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Logan and Nathan share new song ‘Where Do We Go’ ...

On their forthcoming album The Happening – out April 24 on Fallen Tree Records – Vancouver-based duo Logan and Nathan take a significant step forward sonically, adding elements such as down-tempo hip-hop and Eno-esque ambience to their traditional folk foundation. ...
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West My Friend – ‘The Cat Lady Song’ (video)

In my past life as a music publicist, I had the pleasure of working with West My Friend, and they’re lovely folks and wonderful artists – so I’m thrilled we get to premiere some new music from their forthcoming album, ...
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Hear a preview of Mike Plume’s Lonesome Stretch Of Highway

On his new album, Lonesome Stretch Of Highway — out this spring on Royalty Records — Mike Plume is reborn. Its nine tracks bear the veteran singer-songwriter’s distinctive mark, but with an added crackling energy that’s a byproduct of hard-won ...
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Roy Forbes – “Edge of Blue” and “Don’t Let Go”

If you’ve lived in B.C. for any length of time, Roy Forbes needs no introduction.  He’s a member of the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame, and he has a street named after him in his hometown of Dawson Creek.  He ...
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100 mile house return with new single ‘Worth The Wait’ ...

Edmonton duo 100 mile house return on Mar. 27 with their new album Love And Leave You (Fallen Tree Records), the follow-up to their 2016 album Hiraeth, which earned them a Western Canadian Music Award and a Canadian Folk Music ...
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Ayla Brook & The Sound Men share ‘All That I ...

Edmonton roots rocker Ayla Brook (pronounced “Ey–Lah”) makes music as raw and vast as the Canadian Prairies. That’s on full display on Desolation Sounds, the new album by Ayla Brook & The Sound Men, out March 13 on Fallen Tree ...
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Elk Run & Riot – ‘Castle Wolf’

Way back in April of 2018, not long after we launched Roots Music Canada, we featured the song “Wandering” from Elk Run & Riot’s album Animalia. Well, now the ensemble is gearing up to release its fourth full-length album, Morning ...
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John Borra set to return with new album Blue Wine; ...

Veteran Toronto singer-songwriter John Borra will release Blue Wine, his first solo album since 2002, early in the new year, and we’re thrilled to offer a preview with the track “Trace in the Wind.” After releasing three albums as part ...