Tag: Alberta

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Lily Monaghan makes a stunning first impression with debut single ...

With delicately plucked acoustic guitar and a vocal performance as pure and soulful as a Prairie sunrise, Lily Monaghan’s debut single, “Sleeping Alone,” heralds the arrival of a compelling new voice on the Canadian roots music scene. Based in Edmonton, ...
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Andrea Nixon is coming at you like an ‘Earthquake’ on ...

As anticipation builds for her forthcoming album, Barbed Wire Dreams, Andrea Nixon is sharing a new single, “Earthquake,” a song as emotionally devastating as its title suggests. Rooted in a swampy blues groove, “Earthquake” follows the previous two samples of ...
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Introducing the Goddamsels, Alberta’s latest Americana export

Based on their name alone, the Goddamsels aren’t your grandparents’ idea of country music. Formed out of the longstanding friendship between Alberta-based singer-songwriters Mallory Chipman and Frédrique “Freddi” MacDougall, the Goddamsels write songs with strong, empowering messages, blended with elements ...
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Skinny Dyck releases 7-inch single ahead of new EP Palace ...

On first listen, Skinny Dyck may sound like a throwback to classic country artists of the 1950s and ‘60s, but get to know him a little better and it’s clear that he’s firmly part of the new generation of artists ...
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Mallory Chipman explains why it’s Different This Christmas with her ...

Alberta singer-songwriter Mallory Chipman has performed everything from jazz to, most recently, progressive rock on her album Aquarian with her band the Mystics. This year she offers her first Christmas song, written for anyone who will be missing a loved ...
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Jr. Gone Wild returns after 25 years with a first ...

It’s been over 25 years since Jr. Gone Wild released its last album, Simple Little Wish, but now the Edmonton alt-country legends are set to return this November with Still Got The Jacket, 15 new original songs, plus a cover ...
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Rising Alberta Americana star Kyle McKearney shares new single ‘Annie’

  Born and raised in small-town northern British Columbia, Kyle McKearney grew up immersed in country and bluegrass music and is now poised to carve out a place for himself in that world with his own distinctive brand of Americana. ...
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Lennie Gallant: Time Travel

Songwriting legend Lennie Gallant is touring western Canada showcasing his brand new album, Time Travel. Fresh on the heels of a 2017 ECMA Album of the Year award for his last recording, Searching For Abegweit, Lennie buried himself in the studio with ...
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Andrea Nixon shares new single “Million Miles Away”

Coming off a rousing showcase at Canadian Music Week, Edmonton singer-songwriter Andrea Nixon has released a new single, “Million Miles Away,” from her latest album Diary Of A Housewife. Described as capturing the feeling of missing someone you are standing next to, the song’s ...