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May 27, 2019

Pharis and Jason Romero - Featured Artist

BC husband and wife duo Pharis and Jason Romero's Sweet Old Religion (2018) is a nostalgic and pensive take on bluegrass, traditional, and…

Sep. 3, 2018

Ellen Doty - Featured Artist

Ellen Doty is a soulful Canadian vocalist and songwriter with a world-class voice. Her music incorporates everything from jazz to soul, folk, pop and…

Aug. 30, 2018

Apollo Suns - Featured Artist

“Instrumental Artist of the Year” nominees (2018 Western Canadian Music Awards) APOLLO SUNS were born from the fusing of eight Winnipeg, Canada based…

Aug. 3, 2018

Samurai Champs - Featured Artist

Hailing from two Canadian prairie cities – the “Bridge City”, Saskatoon, and the “Queen City”, Regina, Samurai Champs is a recording and performing…

May 30, 2018

Arlo Maverick - Featured Artist

In spring of 2018, Arlo Maverick will release his sophomore album, Soul Merchant. Inspired by the Netflix original series Black Mirror, Soul Merchant…

Apr. 18, 2018

Sc Mira - Featured Artist

The video for the song, 'Noose' features a character now familiar to Sc Mira fans: the “Blob.” Fans have seen this in their recent video work, and it…

Apr. 3, 2018

Nick Faye & the Deputies - Featured Artist

New release, Stumbling Distance, is a concept album that was produced by Polaris and Juno award winning Michael Wojewoda (Barenaked Ladies, Buffy…

Mar. 6, 2018

Sean Burns - Featured Artist

Sean Burns is proud to announce the upcoming independent release of his fourth full-length album, Music for Taverns, Bars, and Honky Tonks, on March 9…

Feb. 1, 2018

Letters from Pluto - Featured Artist

New music video is a mix of sci-fi, fantasy, adventure, and a general vibe of ‘I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore’.