Tag: Folk Rock

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Ottawa’s HemlockHotel offer insight into ‘America’ with their latest single

Ottawa-based folk-rock band HemlockHotel are singing of “America” on their new single. The latest single from the band’s self-titled album, released last month, “America” is about growing up and wondering if you’re bound to repeat the life of your ancestors. ...
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Observing the orbit of Planet Neil: a toast to Neil ...

Neil Young turned 75 yesterday.  Paul Corby wrote this piece in honour of him. Planet Neil makes satellites of us all; its pull is emotionally gravitational, its pulmonary magnetic characteristics amplify the tidal flux of our own most personal pulsations, ...
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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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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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Meet The Cassidys, Canada’s newest folk-pop duo

In mixing elements of indie pop and urban folk, Toronto-based duo The Cassidys is not easily categorized. But one listen to their debut album Tula — officially available Nov. 1 — makes it clear that their simple intention is to ...
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Hear Siobhan Sloane-Seale’s ‘Too Far To Go’ from debut album ...

On her debut album, One Of My Friends, Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Siobhan Sloane-Seale offers 11 gorgeous observations of the world around her, each revealing profound insights into the human condition. Set against the backdrop of restrained-yet-inventive arrangements, the songs are the ...