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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 ...
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Singer-songwriter Shannon Dooks’ latest single chronicles the post-breakup blues

It’s the eating straight from the cereal bag. It’s the steering wheel slam. It’s the glow-up, the girlfriends, and the goblet of red. Moment by moment, Oshawa-born, Toronto-based singer-songwriter Shannon Dooks delves deep into “Doubts” and those post-breakup blues with ...
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Have you bought your Stan Rogers postage stamps yet?

Stan Rogers may never be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, despite his vital contributions to Canadian culture, and despite the presence of just about every middle-of-the-road pop singer who’s enjoyed a few years of success (Corey Hart). ...
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James Gordon talks new album, Emergency Climate Musical and the ...

There’s an old adage that states, “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.” That sentiment holds true for singer-songwriter James Gordon. He’s released his latest album, the 13-song When I Stayed At Home while at ...
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Carson Koa’s charming debut single is about crushing on a ...

Emerging 18-year-old singer-songwriter and actor Carson Koa is releasing his debut single, “Breakfast Special,” a heart-achingly sweet, country-tinged ballad. The song is the result of a writing collaboration with mentor Lily Frost, along with Rob Joy, Denielle Bassels, and Chris Bartos. “Breakfast Special” is available on all major streaming platforms. For ...