Tag: Montreal

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alt-country rockers, Foreman and Co will get you through hard ...

The best way of coping with change is to rock. This is demonstrated in the infectious new single “Sun Still Rises,” by Canadian alt-country band Foreman and Co. “Sun Still Rises” is fresh from the band’s 2021 nine-track album, Waiting For ...
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Li’l Andy explains Hezekiah Procter in the Roots Music Canada ...

Until recently, little was known about the singer who called himself “Hezekiah Fortescue Procter.” From 1925, until his mysterious disappearance in 1929, Procter recorded some of the earliest examples of country, jazz, and old-time music while also setting the blueprint ...
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Check out these new singles from Martha Wainwright, Donovan Woods ...

Martha Wainwright has just released a new single, “Wolves,” which was recorded during the sessions for her four-year-old album Goodnight City but never released because it didn’t quite fit the final album sequence. It has always remained a favourite, she said, not ...
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Li’l Andy shares innovative new video for ‘Out On The ...

Montreal’s favourite alt-country crooner Li’l Andy is preparing to release a major multi-media project this spring, but until then, he’s tying up a few loose ends with his previous album, 2019’s All The Love Songs Lied To Us, by sharing ...
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Nicolas Boulerice – Maison de Pierres 

It is said that English is a very technical language, and that in contrast, French is much more poetic. You hear this nature of the language very clearly on this new recording in the perfect and atmospheric singing of Nicolas ...
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Montreal’s The Slowinks return with stomping single ‘One Shoe’

With a sound that combines classic country, jazz and western swing, Montreal’s The Slowinks have successfully charmed their hometown and are now poised to do the same to the wider world with their debut album, Stay With Me Awhile, released ...
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We road-tested Connie Kaldor’s Christmas jelly lime salad recipe; ...

  Connie Kaldor is a folk singer-songwriter with a long and distinguished career in Canadian music. Perhaps as well-known as her musical contributions is her affection for Prairie life. While she herself no longer lives in her home province of ...
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BluesReel, Don River, Bran Sanders and Alex Leggett

  Gordy the Moose has been cleaning out the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox before the end of the year and catching up on all the new music inside.  Here he presents Part 2 of his favourite finds. BluesReel – ...
New music in our mailbox!

Mimi O’Bonsawin, Me:She, Mike T. Kerr and Angel Baribeau

Gordy the Moose presents some of his favourite new music from the submissions that have arrived in the Roots Music Canada virtual mailbox.  Mimi O’Bonsawin – “Tug O War” single (Release date: July 19, 2020) Originally from Sudbury and now ...
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Connie Kaldor – Big Skies to Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Oct. ...

After a spring spent mastering the art of performing concerts online – and a summer spent playing outdoors as much as humanly possible – artists are returning to their computers for the fall, just as COVID’s second wave is kicking ...