Feature Stories – Artists


OKAN make Toronto-inspired, pan-global music

Busy Cuban-Canadian duo find strength by combining creativit...

Jesse Zubot: They shoot, he scores

Multi-talented musician now established as a screen composer

Allie X: Wanting to be seen

New album Cape God addresses her teenage self

In the Spotlight: Teddi Jones

Early credits with Summer Walker, Shay Lia

LaF’s Community Rap

Everyone has their role to play in this cabin-based fusion r...

Beat Sexü: Aural Polyamory

Pantoum house band scores extra points with “Deuxième Foi...

renforshort explodes onto the scene

Turning teenage angst into scrappy alt-pop

Louis-Jean Cormier: Finding a renewed urgency to create

As he releases “Quand la nuit tombe”

Lary Kidd: The Man who’s seen The (Super)man

“This album took me to the next level”

Les Hay Babies: Like a Soap Opera

Boîte aux lettres is a concept album based on correspondenc...

Jeff Hazin: Co-writing, co-producing for Ren, Anna Sofia

Self-deprecating arts obsessive needs to be creative

Ludovick Bourgeois: A Team Player

“2” sees him stand on his own two feet… but well ensco...

How’d it happen? “Abatina” goes from Kobo Town to Santana

Via Calypso Rose, and negotiation with Roaring Lion’s son

Mon Doux Saigneur : The Lament of a Generation

“They’re complaints of consternation about the choices p...

Kayla Diamond: Trading law books for pop hits

Late-blooming singer-songwriter did well to change lanes

Maude Audet: All the lives-after-deaths

Tu ne mourras pas has a much more orchestral envelope

Tarun Nayar and the 5X Fest

Uniquely championing South Asian youth culture

Mathew V: Co-writing, singing “outside the box”

Former soul/pop crooner re-invents himself

Caveboy: friends, creative partners grow up together

Synth-pop trio’s first album is a summit of their relation...

Pierre-Luc Rioux: Get in line!

Building bridges between L.A. and Montréal

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