Tag: folk-pop

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Sarah Hiltz calmly reflects on Anger in Conversation with Corby

Calm Fury by Sarah Hiltz is a new concept album, a mirage of healing radiating reflections in the desert of hostility, a flashlight probing the catacombs of anger. It features the sounds of a lightly strummed electric guitar laying down ...
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More people need to hear HuDost’s stunning modern protest song

Veteran ensemble HuDost, led by Montreal and Kentucky-based musicians and activists Moksha Sommer and Jemal Wade Hines, have created a powerful video for their modern-day protest anthem “Our Words Will Be Louder.” The new song is a vital message for ...
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The North Sound – As the Stars Explode

As the Stars Explode, the second full-length album from The North Sound, brings 11 new songs (plus spoken word intro and outro) from Saskatchewan-based singer-songwriter Forrest Eaglespeaker.  Currently comprising Forrest and vocalist/partner Nevada Freistadt, The North Sound is an idea ...
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Imogen Joy evokes Leonard Cohen and sings to her muse ...

Canadian alt-folk singer-songwriter, poet and producer Imogen Joy summons a muse all her own with the release of her new single, “My Marianne.” “This song is about dipping into different memories,” Imogen said. “I say, ‘Do our little moments blur?’ ...
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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 ...