Playlist Friday: Secret City Records

The playlist this week is the eighth in a series of playlists where we are checking out Canadian Independent Record Companies and the artists they represent. We have checked out Arts and Crafts, Constellation Records, [...]

The Canadian Independent Venue Coalition launches #SupportCanadianVenues Initiative

Hundreds of concert venues, booking agencies, independent promoters/presenters, production companies and independent music festivals from across Canada have come together, donating thousands of hours of their time and immeasurable resources to launch the #SupportCanadianVenues movement [...]

By | June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Editorial, News|1 Comment

Indian Man from The Road Forward

Back in October, an organization I belong to held the Playing for Change Film Festival. With Playing for Change Saskatchewan, we held music events raising money for music schools and programs around the world and [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Editorial, New Music|Tags: , , |25 Comments

Terra Lightfoot

Juno nominated Terra Lightfoot was back in Regina on Friday, February 23 and what a great show it was!  I highly recommend going to see her show if she comes your way. She rocks out [...]

By | February 26th, 2018|Categories: Editorial, Show review|13 Comments

Playlist Friday: Black History Month in Canada

Our playlist this week is in honour of Black History Month. I have updated the playlist from last year with some new tracks from some of our fabulous musicians in Canada. The theme of Government [...]

Playlist Friday: The Pitch of Prince Edward Island

By Darlene Barss Playlist Friday is about The Pitch of Prince Edward Island. It may be the smallest province but it is full of talent. PEI is known as a home for traditional Celtic music. [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Categories: Editorial, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |46 Comments

Some Creative Canadian Ladies from 2016

By Mariposa Bressey It is not the end of the year, nor is this a best of list, just some thoughts on woman who have been releasing some wonderful music in 2016. I realized last [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|57 Comments

ICYMI – Walk Off The Earth and the Canadian Anthem

Artistic liberty or cultural dissonance? by Tiffy Leeson Walk off The Earth performed ‘O Canada’ at The World Cup of Hockey Finals in Toronto last Thursday. The internet sensation indie group from Burlington, Ontario, integrated [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Editorial, News, Show review|Tags: |67 Comments

Review: Chixdiggit – “2012”

By Tom Westoll 25 years, 25 minutes. Chixdiggit’s new EP is a celebration of the road all jammed into one epic song. A giant shout out to the touring road life, K.J. Jansen, main songwriter [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Categories: Album review, Editorial|Tags: , , |166 Comments

A look back at Polaris Music Prize 2010

By Michael Wynn It was late summer 2010, and my third week as a CBC Radio 3 employee. The indie and alternative wing of the CBC Radio network was going through one of its most [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , , |135 Comments