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How Bill Bourne came to write the perfect pandemic song ...

If he didn’t know better, singer-songwriter Bill Bourne might think he’s somewhat prescient. How else could you explain having the words to the song “Hunker Down” come to him out of the blue in January of this year? It could ...
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White Lightning strikes with the release of Mary Garnett Edwards’ ...

White Lightning has struck with the release of Canadian singer-songwriter Mary Garnett Edwards’ new album. Featuring lyrics seasoned by a life lived in the crooks and crannies of human experience, White Lightning lands with a raw intensity forged by the ...
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Book review: How to Lose Everything by Christa Couture

Canadian folk-roots singer-songwriter Christa Couture has been touched by unimaginable tragedy in her relatively short lifetime – the loss of a leg to cancer as a teenager, the loss of two infant children under separate circumstances, a divorce, a battle ...
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Mike Plume partners with the Road Hammers on ‘It’s A ...

To mark the release of his latest album, Lonesome Stretch Of Highway, on CD and vinyl, Mike Plume has shared a new single from it, “It’s A Long Long Way,” which you can hear below. The gospel-infused tune features a ...
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Ayla Brook & The Sound Men release new video for ...

As it was for all artists, the pandemic put a halt to plans Ayla Brook & The Sound Men had for the rest of this year. However, the Edmonton roots rockers did get their latest album Desolation Sounds out before ...
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New single from The Orchard celebrates ‘Whatever Gets You High’

  Edmonton’s Kasha Anne, Mitch Smith and Andreas Wegener recently celebrated their 10-year anniversary as The Orchard. Over that time, they have performed from Victoria to Toronto, while earning 18 Alberta Country Music Association Award nominations and multiple Edmonton Music ...
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Mallory Chipman & The Mystics share the “Fruits” of their ...

Edmonton singer-songwriter Mallory Chipman decided to title her upcoming album Aquarian –the first with her band The Mystics – not so much because of its traditional definition of someone who embraces new ways of living, but instead, because she’s embracing ...
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Western Canada, Juno nominee Irish Mythen is coming your way!

The new year has been off to an explosive start for Irish-born, PEI-based singer-songwriter Irish Mythen – almost as explosive as that massive voice of hers. She’s been nominated for a Juno for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year and ...
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Hear a preview of Mike Plume’s Lonesome Stretch Of Highway

On his new album, Lonesome Stretch Of Highway — out this spring on Royalty Records — Mike Plume is reborn. Its nine tracks bear the veteran singer-songwriter’s distinctive mark, but with an added crackling energy that’s a byproduct of hard-won ...
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100 mile house return with new single ‘Worth The Wait’ ...

Edmonton duo 100 mile house return on Mar. 27 with their new album Love And Leave You (Fallen Tree Records), the follow-up to their 2016 album Hiraeth, which earned them a Western Canadian Music Award and a Canadian Folk Music ...