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Sultans of String release ‘Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me ...

Dubbed by Maverick Music Magazine as the “very epitome of world music: no boundaries, no rules,” Canadian supergroup Sultans of String have released their brand-new single, “Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down).” The song features the four core Sultans, ...
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Howard Gladstone releases ‘The World’s Become A Warmer Place’ from ...

Toronto-based contemporary folk-rocker Howard Gladstone has released his new hybrid folk album, Concord Sessions, that holds a disarming mirror up to human nature.  Singles “Building A Fence” and “The World’s Become A Warmer Place” are also available now. In the ...
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Check out these two songs from Yellowknife artist Carmen Braden’s ...

Sylvia Siemens first introduced us to Carmen Braden two years ago on Roots Music Canada, and we’re thrilled to hear she has a new album coming out. Study after study has shown that women have borne the brunt of stresses ...
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Hot Mondy enlists some major talents for its new single, ...

If you thought Halifax, NS-based country rock band Hot Mondy couldn’t pull any more aces out of its sleeve this season, you are sorely mistaken. Featuring the all-star cast of musicians you have come to know and love, their newest ...
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Singer-songwriter Steve Paul Simms turned himself into a dashboard ornament ...

He’s rolling down the line now, a freight train headed straight for you. It’s Toronto-based artist Steve Paul Simms and his latest bluesy, cut, “Rolling.” A testament to Steve’s charm, “Rolling” is the latest from the veteran singer-songwriter who’s been ...
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Kele Fleming laments the loss of ecosystems in ‘Where the ...

The indelible, but tenuous bond between the natural and human worlds is being tested like never before with unprecedented loss and change. And singer-songwriter Kele Fleming has distilled her grief over this into her new single, “Where the Rivers Meet.” ...
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Myles Goodwyn’s new single is his statement on children who ...

Multi-platinum selling Hall of Fame producer, songwriter, and artist Myles Goodwyn relays a somber statement on the Residential School system with his new song “Some Of These Children (They Never Grew Up).” “It’s a personal response by Jim Henman and ...
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Jesse Cook announces the release of his 11th studio album, ...

What happens when you let multi-platinum producer, composer, and guitarist Jesse Cook off-leash with Algerian multi-instrumentalist Fethi Nadjem and some 808 trap beats? You get Jesse’s newly-announced album, Libre — coming Dec. 3. His 11th studio offering, the release receives ...
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Great Big Sea co-founder Séan McCann sings of a ‘Shantyman’s ...

What does it mean to be a “Shantyman”? Leave it to Canadian Celtic folk-rocker Séan McCann to spin the yarn that’ll provide all the answers on his new single. Depending on which side of the Atlantic your ancestors come from, ...
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Here are your Canadian Folk Music Award nominees for 2021

The board of the Canadian Folk Music Awards announced this year’s nominees earlier today. The awards will be handed out April 1-3 in Charlottetown, PEI, the city that appears poised to finally see the in-person ceremony after originally being tapped ...