Short Artist Profiles

The true stories of Virginia to Vegas’ Derik Baker

Writing with a team, for more than 260 million streams

Jessy Lanza: Daring to be vulnerable

While adapting to the new reality of the pandemic

Jonathan Personne: Not Just Anybody

Disparitions album revives a time-period he hasn’t even li...

Krief: The Homebody Rocker

“Nowadays, I never look for what’s trending or hot”

Julian Taylor, on his breakthrough album The Ridge

An outsider looks back, with a sonic departure

Anachnid: She sings with wolves

“I increasingly understand what I do and why I’m here”

Jason Sharp: Breath of Life

He’s just finished the soundtrack for Netflix show The Dec...

Rosie Valland: Three vacuum-sealed acres of dreams

“Blue brought me a lot”

Kelsi Mayne: childhood singer, late-blooming songwriter

Also a nurse, track athlete, actor

William Hennessey: Rapper at Heart

We speak with this truly free spirit

Andrew Lee composes first score, for North Korean hockey doc

Film editing choices often dictated by his music

Annie Sama: Kill them with kindness

Her music is a thermal shock

France D’Amour : Awakening the Beast

“Rock ’n’ roll is all about feeling and emotion”

RALPH’s Flashbacks and Fantasies

Documenting the messy world of romantic relationships

Dave Sampson’s rollercoaster ride to success

Working on his craft through the ups and downs

Salomé Leclerc: Head Voice

“I want to be guided by simplicity and pleasure”

David Marin’s Radio for The People

In his latest show, he invites us to tune in to Radio Compos...

The Northern Touch of FxckMr

Friendly young Iqaluit rapper exposes sometimes dark reality

FET.NAT: A Surprise and An Identity Crisis

Experimental band lands on Polaris Music Prize Short List

Alan Frew: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger

Glass Tiger frontman is the ultimate survivor