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Listen to the 2022 Western Canadian Music Award nominees in ...

The Western Canadian Music Awards unveiled this year’s nominees last Tuesday. The awards will be handed out during the Breakout West conference and festival Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 in Calgary. The annual event features daily industry panels, networking events, ...
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James Culleton rocks at child’s play with “Superfun” new single

Childhood years are a full-on, multi-sensory experience. Much of the time is in pure, unadulterated fun. In celebration of these years, children’s music innovator James Culleton released his new anthem, “Superfun.” Fresh from Culleton’s forthcoming album of the same name, ...
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Check out this new music from Pharis & Jason Romero, ...

Three-time Juno-winners Pharis and Jason Romero have announced plans for a new album to be released June 17 on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. They have released a new single to set us up for it. If that single, “Souvenir,” is any ...
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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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JC Campbell shares ‘Walk In Love’ from upcoming EP Lately

Growing up with a father who sang the blues and a mother who loved classic soul and country, it seemed as if JC Campbell was predestined for a life making music. With three albums now under his belt, the Winnipeg-born ...
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Remembering Vince Fontaine with a posthumously published interview about Code ...

When I first heard that Vince Fontaine had passed away, snatched away at 60 by a sudden heart attack at the beginning of this year, I must confess, I got angry. I went crazy for a minute. I was shouting ...
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How the COVID-19 pandemic allowed Del Barber to finish some ...

Manitoba singer-songwriter Del Barber has always relied on a distinct vision for the creation of his albums, and this formula has served him well. He’s been nominated for a Juno Award three times and earned multiple nominations for Western Canadian ...
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Lessons from Cara Luft’s tiny house experience

They are struggles that many artists are familiar with:  How do you find a home that is conducive to creative work at a price a musician can afford? How do you plan financially for old age when you can barely ...
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Del Barber returns with “Meantime” from upcoming Stray Dogs LP

  Del Barber was really looking forward to 2020. In late 2019, he released the album Easy Keeper, which immediately captured the attention of critics everywhere. In a major Rolling Stone profile, Jonathan Bernstein said of Del, “Like John Prine ...
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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 ...