Features

Kim Clarke Champniss' book cover
August 18, 2017
by Bill King

The MuchMusic VJ turned author has just published his second memoir, Skinheads, Fur Traders and DJs. It is full of fascinating stories of his adventures in the '70s.

The Orchard
August 16, 2017
by Jason Schneider

This Edmonton-based roots duo is in full creative bloom on their third album, The Great Unknown. Kasha Anne and Mitch Smith explain that their differences provide a source of strength.

Our Lady Peace is back on the radio with another hit song
August 14, 2017
by External Source

Pink, Our Lady Peace and Bobby Wills are among the top new songs added by Canada's commercial broadcasters in the past week.

Another one bites the dust
August 13, 2017
by Susan Daley

The oft overlooked tragic consequence that comes with company buyouts.

Slow Leaves
August 11, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Country-folk songsmith and Allan Slaight Juno Master Class graduate Grant Davidson is about to release a self-produced album, Enough About Me. 

Ebonnie Rowe
August 10, 2017
by Bill King

PhemPhat Entertainment Group was formed in 1995 to educate and promote women in the music business and establish a presence for them in areas traditionally seen as “boyz clubs."

Andrea Nixon
August 9, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The Edmonton-based country singer/songwriter grew up listening to the likes of Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn. Her songs similarly display a strong social conscience, with one tune helping inspire a new charity campaign.

Mappe Of  Photo: Matt Barnes
August 4, 2017
by Jason Schneider

This project is the brainchild of Ontario singer/songwriter Tom Meikle. He explains that the evolution of the avant-folk sound of his debut album came from his experiments with lyricism.

Miranda Mulholland  Photo: Ivan Otis
August 3, 2017
by Bill King

The ever-busy musical renaissance woman discusses her new Sawdust City Music Festival, a triumphant run with Soulpepper in NYC, her advocacy for artist rights, and more.

Martin Kerr
August 2, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Hard work has earned the songsmith local hero status in Edmonton. His eloquent charting new album Better Than Brand-New is now bringing him a national audience.

Yukon Blonde, crazy but nicely so!
July 31, 2017
by External Source

Yukon Blonde is hotter than table conversation with Trump at the Kremlin. See who else is making waves on Canadian radio this week!

White Hot Guilt
July 28, 2017
by Jason Schneider

The July Talk bassist has teamed with indie rocker/producer Thomas D'Arcy for a fun new project with a retro disco vibe.