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Alexis Taylor’s new single captures the vulnerability of pursuing musical ...

Big dreams often come with bumps in the road, and award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Alexis Taylor shows us as much with her confessional new country ballad “Long Way From Home.” “Long Way From Home” is a slow, smooth traditional country jam ...
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‘It is just beyond belief for me’: Alex Cuba ...

It was an exciting day for Canadian roots and world fans as the pre-telecast Grammys got underway yesterday afternoon. Two members of our community were up for a total of four awards, and Alex Cuba walked away with Best Latin ...
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Here are your 2022 Canadian Folk Music Award winners so ...

The first round of Canadian Folk Music Awards were handed out Friday night in Charlottetown, PEI, the first time since 2019 that they’ve been handed out at an in-person awards show. Charlottetown waited a very long time to have their ...
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Kele Fleming gives social media a dressing down in ‘Echo ...

We live in a time when finding ‘proof’ to support our ideas and beliefs is merely a scroll and a click away, and our social media news feeds provide a precision-tailored buffet hot and ready to serve our appetites for ...
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Singers For Hope raise awareness for mental health

The power of song can change hearts and minds, and a group of 12 esteemed Canadian artists called Singers For Hope hope to accomplish just that with their new single and video, “This is My Song – For You.” After ...
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Spirit Trail pays tribute to the legacy of Standing Rock ...

Although the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at Standing Rock may have receded from the press and faded from public memory, they continue to have an enormous impact on how many of us now think about the environment and our natural ...
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5 amazing April shows at the Rogue Folk Club – ...

Vancouver’s Rogue Folk Club is not wasting any time getting back into full-swing now that lockdown measures from Omicron are over in B.C. Last month, it hosted a fantastic string of shows that included long-time local favourites such as Silk ...
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Alt.County’s HemlockHotel Capture the Emotional Upheaval of Youth with “Angry ...

Being young often means dealing with emotions you don’t fully understand; it’s only with age that real perspective and true maturity can be gained. Ottawa-based HemlockHotel captures that conundrum with their melodic, smooth-rockin’ Americana anthem “Angry Young Man.” A warm ...
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Alt-Folk Rockers Village Manor Implore the World to Put “Gunsaway” ...

Canadian alt-folk act Village Manor are encouraging the act of “Gunsaway” with the release of their new single. The plea was inspired by how “tired everyone is waking up every morning to the news of gun violence on a consistent ...
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2022 Juno nominee Donné Roberts celebrates community with ‘Seheno’

It’s a big, diverse world out there, and living in any supportive and caring community can help us thrive. Multi-award-winning Madagascar singer-songwriter Donné Roberts has experienced that nurturing feeling of community in his adoptive home of Toronto, and he represents ...