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Road not taken: Jay Gavin gets lost in Austin

Roots Music Canada is excited to be premiering Jay Gavin’s new single and video for “Lost in Austin” here on Saturday.  To whet your appetite, here is a beautiful telling of Jay’s story written by Leslie Alexander.  Somewhere on the ...
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Shane Cloutier is already readying a follow-up to 2019’s Red ...

“I wrote ‘Rain Check’ when remembering the feeling of not being able to let go and move on,” said Orillia-based folk rock singer-songwriter Shane Cloutier of his new single. “It’s about feeling guilty for being stuck in difficult circumstances, and ...
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How’s everyone doing out there? July 27 edition

The summer is a time when artists, fans and industry people would normally be gathering at summer festivals and catching up after months of not seeing each other. That’s just one part of the summer festival experience we’re missing out ...
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How 100 Mile House have captured the struggle to start ...

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m. Since the days of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Laura Nyro and the like, the ...
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Monica Lee releases a video for ‘Farewell,’ title track of ...

After working on her new album, Farewell, for close to a decade – juggling family responsibilities and discovering during the process that she’s been dealing with a previously undiagnosed hearing impediment – what else could possibly stand in Monica Lee‘s ...
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Country singer-songwriter Greg Rider has a sweet new single called ...

Canadian country-pop artist Greg Rider wonders if love is just “One Town Away” in his new single. “This song was actually written in two days,” Greg said, looking back at a songwriting session with collaborator Rich Cloke. “I didn’t plan ...
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How’s everyone doing out there? July 21 edition

This was supposed to be the June 19 edition of How’s Everyone Doing Out There, but due to a WordPress glitch, we just realized it didn’t publish!  So here is this week’s belated edition. The summer is a time when ...
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A brief history of David Bradstreet as he releases Best ...

Jan Vanderhorst hosts Just Us Folk, on CKPC, Brantford.  You can catch him Saturdays from 3 to 5 p.m and Sundays from 9 to 11 a.m. “When we were doing those early big releases, we were paying hundreds of dollars ...
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You don’t want to miss this on-line anti-racism festival tomorrow ...

Kate Reid burst onto the Canadian roots scene 15 years ago with her signature pink faux hawk and a collection of songs about lesbian life, which were sometimes poignant and sometimes gut-splittingly funny. Who can forget “Everyone’s Fucked but Me” ...
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In case you missed them, here are the 2020 ECMA ...

The East Coast Music Awards were handed out this past weekend in a ceremony that, like all others this year, was not a ceremony at all but rather a pre-produced, physically distanced video production streamed live online.  As always, the ...