Tag: Indigenous music

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Nunavut artist Looee releases an Inuktitut language Christmas EP

There aren’t a lot of Inuktitut Christmas songs. Working on remedying that, Inuk artist Looee has released a new Christmas EP titled Quamakuluit, which translates to “lovely lights” in English. “I wanted to release joyful singing and something positive … to ...
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See the new video for ‘Bring the Children Home’ – ...

Over the past couple of years, the horrors of Residential Schools have once again been brought to public attention. But with time, public interest has again begun to fade. Michael Etherington is bringing Indigenous peoples back into focus with his ...
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PIQSIQ officially releases the stunning Live from Christ Church Cathedral

PIQSIQ (pronounced “pilk-silk”), comprised of sisters Tiffany Ayalik and Inuksuk Mackay, makes modern music based on traditional Inuit throat-singing. Their unique art is purely displayed on their latest album Live from Christ Church Cathedral, a haunting collection featuring a completely ...
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Tkaronto Music Fest: Don Amero reflects on lockdown life

Don Amero always has a couple irons in the fire. Hot off the release of a new EP in September and a new single in March, he’s put out countless videos during the pandemic and is currently working on a ...
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Home Studio: Meriläinen Müsic Inc. offers artists more than just ...

Marc and Laura Meriläinen were working from home before it was cool In 2019, the two launched a record label — Meriläinen Müsic Inc. — from their home studio in Toronto. Thanks to their set-up, they have been able to ...
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Celeigh Cardinal covers the Tragically Hip in honour of Gord’s ...

Chances are you’ve seen that Scotiabank commercial that ends with a female voice singing the chorus of the Tragically Hip’s “Ahead by a Century.” What you might not know is that the female voice belongs to Edmonton artist Celeigh Cardinal, ...