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Fun in the running: Craig Cardiff reflects on the road ...

The life of a touring musician has been romanticized and idealized for years in books, movies and especially songs. For every “Homeward Bound,” detailing the drudgery and heartache of life on the road, there are many more like “On The ...
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Mark J. Nyvlt releases meditative video for ‘The Tree’ from ...

  I think it’s fair to say we’re all craving a little taste of the outdoors for mental and physical rejuvenation at the moment, and Ottawa jazz-folk troubadour Mark J. Nyvlt (pronounced “Ni-valt”) is here to oblige with the video ...
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Craig Cardiff releases the single & title track to his ...

Waterloo-raised, Ottawa-based indie folk artist Craig Cardiff sets out on his latest musical journey with his warm and gripping new single “All This Time Running” ahead of his new album of the same name. The three-minute-six-second single is an indirect ...
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OK, everyone, let’s do Graham Lindsey’s visual scavenger hunt

Hats off to Graham Lindsey for coming up with a way to keep us entertained as the pandemic winter drags into a pandemic spring – while also helping himself make an inexpensive music video. Graham decided to crowd source the ...
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Songs for the Revolution: acknowledging folk alliances

I want to acknowledge that I am writing this article from unceded Algonquin Territory. Songs for the Revolution is a monthly column digging into folk culture, the music and what lies beneath.  This one is about the International Folk Alliance ...
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The great search: on the addiction to collecting guitars

“She didn’t look like too much Just a Roy Smeck Stage Deluxe But a lady has never fared as well Who traveled through so much.” -Jerry Jeff Walker Over the past few weeks, I have been blessed with the postings ...
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Mark J. Nyvlt channels world travels into latest album This ...

While listening to Mark Nyvlt’s music, it’s easy to picture the many places he’s visited around the world. For the Ottawa-based singer-songwriter, exploring different cultures has always provided endless inspiration, and on his latest album, This ‘n’ That – available ...
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Ottawa’s Terrence and the High Flyers evoke the 60s on ...

  Ottawa’s classic folk rockers Terrence & The High Flyers are groovin’ at their Butterfly Window wondering if “This Could Be The One” with their latest album album and their 60s-esque single “This Could Be The One.” “Butterfly Window started ...
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Tom Jackson is doing the Huron Carole virtually this year

  For more than three decades philanthropist, actor and singer Tom Jackson has officially ushered in the holiday season with his legendary seasonal variety show and fundraiser, the Huron Carole. While its 33rd season may look a little different this ...
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Craig Cardiff’s ‘Emm & May’ single and video are all ...

Craig Cardiff details the special kind of unabashed bliss that accompanies summer romance on his new single and video, “Emm & May.” Calling on inspiration for everything from those first kisses to late-night bonfires, to lean-close hand holding and gazing ...