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William Prince Announces ‘Gospel First Nation’ Album – Exclaim!

Oct 19, 2020 Winnipeg-based roots songwriter William Prince released his album Reliever back in February, and now he’s already back with the follow-up. Gospel First Nation is out this Friday (October 23) via Six Shooter Records. The gospel country album was inspired by Prince’s family home, the Peguis First Nation community. It was here he […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202071 Views

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Canada’s emerging artist community receives critical support with fourth round of the Music Video Production (MVP) Project

TORONTO, October 1, 2020 – Today, RBC and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced 13 grant recipients for the fourth round of the MVP Project. The program, which is a joint initiative between RBCxMusic and the Prism Prize, provides support to emerging Canadian musicians and filmmakers for music video creation and production. Today also marks […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2020112 Views

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Five Questions With… Twin Flames – FYIMusicNews

Sep 21, 2020 Twin Flames, the husband and wife duo of Chelsey June and Jaaji, has just released its latest album OMEN, a sonic departure from the folk-based music they have previously been known for. Experimenting with pop and synth-heavy sounds, Twin Flames based OMEN on ideas exploring a dystopian reality, global warming, and humankind […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202081 Views

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Manitoba Music Announces Top Scorers for 2020 Canadian Songwriter Challenge

A summer of songwriting has yielded some stellar successes for nine emerging songwriters from Manitoba. The multi-genre group has been hard at work for the 2020 edition of the Canadian Songwriter Challenge, a songwriter development series run by Manitoba Music with the help of a Bell Media national songwriter initiative. This year’s session brought together […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2020148 Views

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The Forgotten T.R.U.T.H.: Sudbury’s Bryden Gwiss drops new 10-track release – Sudbury.com

Juno and Indigenous Music Award nominee tackles issues including Sixties Scoop and the tragic legacy of residential schools in The. Real. Un. Told. History. Sudbury’s Bryden Gwiss Kiwenzie became an overnight success when his first album, Round Dance & Beats, was nominated for two Indigenous Music Awards and a Juno in 2017. The first run of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202082 Views

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Indigenous Alt-Pop Contemporary Rocker & Award-Nominated Producer PaulStar Pauses “One Last Time” – Cashbox Magazine Canada

Award-nominated Canadian alt-pop / contemporary rocker and producer PaulStar explores long-held and unexpressed grief “One Last Time” in this, his new single — available now. “This is the very first song I worked on in the Fall last year, and I finished it that winter,” he recalls of “One Last Time.” “It’s about losing a […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2020144 Views

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2 Rivers Remix Indigenous Music Virtual Feast – BC – Globalnews.ca

The third annual (and first virtual) 2 Rivers Remix (2RMX) Contemporary Indigenous Music Feast will stream out Friday Sept 4 to Sunday Sept 6, daily from 5 pm/PT to 11 pm/PT. Today Artistic Director Meeka Morgan (Secwepemc/ Nuu-Chah-Nulth/Nlaka’pamux) announced the full list of 33 original Indigenous artists for this year’s FREE 3-day virtual feast! Please […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202064 Views

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Let world-renowned Indigenous cellist Cris Derksen give you a concert from their living room – CBC

The lush ‘New Heya’ was part of our virtual cabaret Queer Pride Inside Sep 04, 2020 CBC Arts Presents Queer Pride Inside: A Buddies in Bad Times Cabaret was a virtual cabaret featuring over a dozen LGBTQ Canadian artists that CBC Arts produced in partnership with Buddies in Bad Times this past June in celebration of Pride […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202075 Views

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Alt-Metal Prog-Rockers Helfreya Merge Love & Death in Debut LP Shieldmaiden – Cashbox Magazine Canada

Canadian alt-metal prog-rockers Helfreya beckon audiences down a sonically daring tunnel of psychedelic doom-jazz in this, their debut breakthrough release Shieldmaiden. To listen to Helfreya’s music go to: open.spotify.com/artist/50IVxlA1G4FeJvosG1eWHP?si=kzEJClqXTjq89PtETthCng open.spotify.com/track/73oKYxknbzdxlbAt6KGViG?si=c8J1FYhcTOiRAy7cuWZg0Q Fronted by vocalist Violet Vopni, of Metis and Icelandic descent, Helfreya rounds out with guitarist Keith Meyer, bassist Russ Maskus, and drummer Travis Stephenson. The Winnipeg-based […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 2020140 Views

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Five Questions With… Red Music Rising’s Matt Maw – FYI Music News

Aug 17, 2020 Toronto-based Coalition Music recently announced a new partnership with The Aboriginal People’s Television Network (APTN) to create Red Music Rising (RMR), the first music company owned, managed and operated entirely by Indigenous individuals. RMR’s mission will to help develop robust, sustainable, life-long careers for Indigenous artists and industry members, and will be under the oversight of Dadan Sivunivut, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2020161 Views

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