Feature Stories – Artists


AXLAUSTADE: Generation 90

Anything but a nostalgia project

Songwriter/producer Karen Kosowski’s knack for collaboration

“Every step in the process of producing a song informs the...

Smiley: Drake-backed rapper goes “Over the Top”

His unique vocal style poised to make waves in the U.S.

Sarahmée: Welcome to Her Life

“If I don’t take the place I deserve with this album, no...

Better Together: Édith Butler & Lisa LeBlanc

“Lisa would say, ‘I want to bring out the real chick fro...

Lendemain de veille: The party is on!

Over three million plays online, now radio picks up, too

A family orchestra created during quarantine

Drew Jurecka, Rebekah Wolkstein, and their three kids

Emanuel and the Cinderella story of “Need You”

For the singer-songwriter, “Nothing beats that human conne...

MIELS : The music you find around yourself

Québec-U.S. duo tackles Franco rock

Dakota Bear: Songwriter, rapper, activist

Using music as the vehicle for a message of unification

Jenius: Producer’s intuitive fluidity, organic relationships, pay off

Working with Polo G, Travi$ Scott, KILLY, Anders

Jenna Andrews: Songwriter/Publisher co-writes No. 1 BTS hit, “Butter”

And U.K. Top 10 David Guetta hit, “Heartbreak Anthem”

Upstarts: Jay Jay

The 12-year-old rapper has a battle to fight

John Orpheus: Saga Boy finds his identity

While Saga King promises a “funky Caribbean pop soundclash...

Joyce N’Sana gives meaning to her songs

The Révélation Radio-Canada is ready for takeoff

Mother Mother: Seasoned band explodes on TikTok

While new album documents life “Inside”

SOCAN Classics: “Le Train” – Vilain Pingouin (1990)

The band’s best-known song has stood the test of time

Poesy: The Launch, Lipson, and a little luck

Constant co-writing “has made me a way more outgoing perso...

Ian Janes: Writing from a title

And engaging listeners with a companion booklet

Allison Russell has found her voice

“I felt the urgency to write”

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