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Juno nominated Arabic singer Maryem Tollar is your Green candidate ...

For fans of world music in Canada, Maryem Tollar is practically a household name. She has sung lead for platinum-selling artist Jesse Cook on songs such as “Beyond Borders” and “Quadduka L Mayyas.” She was the vocalist on the theme ...
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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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Matt Morson releases a summer jam all about dancing

Sometimes the best things about summer are the most simple: the smell of dew in the grass, a charge in the night air, and infinite stars in a clear sky. And Nobeton, ON’s singer-songwriter Matt Morson captures these modest joys, ...
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How Shawna Caspi marries music and visual art on her ...

After extensively touring in support of her 2017 album, Forest Fire, Toronto singer-songwriter Shawna Caspi thought she’d never record another album. Instead she’s just released her most challenging record to date. While Shawna has always used her original artwork for ...
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3 things we heard this week that we LOVE

We know it’s hard to keep up with all the new music coming out these days and even harder to sift through all of the emails and Facebook posts and so on to weed out the good stuff.  That’s why ...
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Songs for the Revolution: They Tried to Pave Paradise

A couple of months back, I was out for a run in a forest close to where I live here in Ottawa.  As I exited the forest and made my way up to the main road, I saw people with ...
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Nunavut-Based record label Hitmakerz is connecting Inuit artists with industry ...

Iqaluit-based record label Hitmakerz has just transformed an Ottawa-area mansion into an immersive content creation house dubbed the “Hitmakerz Compound,” and four of its artists — Joey Nowyuk, Jacob Okatisak, Brenda Montana, and Angela Amarualik — are currently at the ...
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Suzie Ungerleider talks to Jan Vanderhorst about dropping Oh Susannah ...

My Name Is Suzie Ungerleider is the 10th album for the B.C.-based singer-songwriter but the first under her birth name. Suzie established a successful career using the moniker Oh Susanna. It was a persona that gave her the courage to ...
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Singer-songwriter sisters Cameron and Crawford reminisce on ‘This Time, This ...

Saskatoon singer-songwriter sisters Cameron & Crawford celebrate connection and gratitude with their new single, “This Time, This Place.” The poetic duo of Trish Cameron and Wendy Crawford started working on the song in a Saskatoon living room, developed it in ...
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What Barney Bental learned from making an instrumental album with ...

It’s a special album that can be great listening material for both your Sunday morning coffee and your late night glass of wine. Singer-songwriter Barney Bentall thinks the album RanchWriters he’s put together with Geoffrey Kelly hits the nail on ...