Tag: Singer/songwriter

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‘This is my path’: Allison Russell on trauma, self-love and ...

“Frankly, telling my own story, in my own words, under my own name is the one of the most terrifying yet empowering things I’ve ever done – after charging my abusive adoptive father when I was twenty, becoming a mother ...
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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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Barry James Payne reflects on a life of music as ...

Like many fans and musicians, I have been into music all of my life. I saw The Beatles debut on Ed Sullivan. I was six. After that, it was broomstick guitar bands in the front room every Saturday with my ...
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My Sister’s Voice: Join Shari Ulrich and friends in a ...

About an hour outside of Vancouver, in Langley, BC, is a gem of a venue called The Bez Arts Hub. The Bez has played a key role in the Canadian arts community, drawing in dedicated and enthusiastic audiences and a ...
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Glenn Chatten serves up Yukon gold in upcoming release, Baked ...

Whitehorse-based singer-songwriter Glenn Chatten releases his seventh album, Baked Café, on May 7 — a tapestry of heartfelt folksy tunes, skillful blues licks and poetic lyrics, tied together by Glenn’s signature finger-picking style.  The soundscapes evoke a sense of openness, ...
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Chris Ronald’s ‘City Girl’ offers a light in the dark

  “How about stepping off this bus / while the world still holds beautiful things?” Chris Ronald sings in his new release, “City Girl.” Its the first taste of the Vancouver-based artist’s upcoming album, Light & Dark, which comes out ...
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Dan Mangan’s new video casts ‘Lay Low’ in a new ...

Dan Mangan released a new video for his 2018 song “Lay Low” on April 21. The video — shot over the span of a year by director Deryn Robson — follows two-year old Auggie (Deryn’s son) as he reckons with ...
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Karen Morand has a new single with the Bosco Boys ...

  Award-winning singer-songwriter Karen Morand follows up her solo release Every Flash of Light (2018) with four  new singles accompanied by her acoustic trio, The Bosco Boys. Karen penned “Never Enough” in response to a songwriting challenge. As the pandemic has unfolded, ...
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Justin Rutledge revisits his best-loved songs in minimalist fashion

The release of Islands, the latest album from singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge, is not a re-do of songs he was dissatisfied with the first time they were recorded. Instead, this album of bare-bones versions of some of Justin’s best-loved songs is ...
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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 ...