Roots


For Lori Yates, songwriting is a therapeutic companion

Four-decade career culminates in “Matador” album

Sebastian Gaskin opens up to co-writing

And expands both his musical and lyrical range

Walking Through the Fire (of Truth and Reconciliation)

Sultans of String collaborate with Indigenous musicians

Digawolf reflects true North

With gruff voice, sonically manipulated guitars

Julian Taylor presents Beyond the Reservoir

New album taps into heartbreaks, salvations of his adolescen...

Reconciliation and The Rise of Willie Dunn

Is one of Canada’s best singer-songwriters someone you’v...

Matiu: Songs of the torn-apart

Working alongside Louis-Jean Cormier on Tipatshimushtunan

Digging Roots bring unconditional love from Anishinaabe origins

Making “heartbeat music that carries sweet medicine”

Amanda Rheaume finds her place

In the Spaces in Between

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

Shawnee Kish: “I don’t think I’d be here today without music”

For CBC Music 2020 Searchlight winner, music is medicine

Allison Russell has found her voice

“I felt the urgency to write”

Laura Niquay: The Messenger

“We’re all human, and this album was made for everyone...

Pivoting to perform in pandemic

Playing Drive-Ins, Micro-Concerts, Unique Tour Spaces

BEYRIES: Encounters of a New Kind

“I’ve come to love this trade, thanks to the exchange I ...

Adrian Sutherland: The man from Attawapiskat seizes the day

“As a solo artist, I have the freedom to express whatever ...

William Prince at Folk Music Ontario/SOCAN songwriting masterclass

Winner of 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize shares stories, insig...

For Bahamas, boredom provides motivation

As he writes songs that honour the moment and find forgivene...

“Something to Talk About” inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Bonnie Raitt honours Shirley Eikhard on Global TV for pennin...

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