Roots


Erin Costelo on an upward trajectory

On record, on screen, on tour, it’s all moving higher

How does Dan Mangan write his songs?

Effect of fatherhood, value of vulnerability

Lindsay Ell: Living the dream

Touring with stars, topping charts, co-writing No. 1 hits

Les Tireux d’Roches : Digging up the treasure

Québec traditional band rescues songs from oblivion, irresi...

Setting creativity ablaze with La Bronze

“I want women to stand up and impose their puissance”

Ryan Kennedy Finds Inner Peace

But reveals a dark side on wise, gentle sophomore album

The Barr Brothers: No holds barred

Freewheeling trio improvises around the clock for new album

Jason Bajada: Survivor

“I think I still have enough material for a whole life's w...

Kinley Dowling: Growing into her Solo Career

From band member, to session violinist, to reluctant recordi...

Making Sense of the 2017 Polaris Long List

Selections underscore musical diversity

“For me, music and agriculture go hand in hand”

With its “farmer punk” music, Carotté reaps what it sow...

Aliocha’s Lucky Stars

Moment of truth for the Midas-touch artist

Port Cities: Song camp meeting creates lasting bonds

Solo singer-songwriters combine forces in new trio

Ian Janes: Yes Man

Husband and father returns to music, full-time

Paul Piché: 40 Years in 10 Songs

Stories of the songs from the man and his collaborators

Vincent Vallières: Time for Living

His musical legacy springs forward on accomplished, serene n...

Better Together: Karen Young and Coral Egan

A highly creative mother-daughter team

Amelia Curran: Songwriting solo for five days in May

Co-writing in Nashville, releasing a songbook, advocating fo...

Joey Landreth: Balancing home and the road

Triple-threat digs deep into roots of emotion

Alejandra Ribera: The Great Journey Inwards

“I want my music to defy trends and be timeless”