Short Artist Profiles


Erin Costelo on an upward trajectory

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

How does Jessica Mitchell co-write her songs?

Literally, it’s the art of conversation

Pascale Picard: Behind closed doors with jangled nerves

Mid-30s songwriting mom makes solo comeback

Matt Mays – Seeing double

With acoustic twin of “broken-hearted party-rock” album

Richard Reed Parry: The Journey over the Destination

“To me, it’s like painting with words”

Wild Rivers: Succeeding on Spotify

With their self-described “folk 'n’ roll and country sou...

Ariane Moffatt: Resting on Fragile Things

“I dig up what we don’t see in people”

Megative throw an apocalyptic, punky reggae party

Inspired by what The Clash did in 1982

Shifting gear, digging roots

Kaia Kater pushes forward while fractured

Les Louanges : Bold, Agile, Nonchalant

Standing apart on the Québec music scene

Klaus: Dream Band

Trio Klaus is fuelled by mutual admiration

Upstarts: The Discarded

Family band’s teen sons garage-rock the house

Chilly Gonzales: Composing for solo piano in focused isolation

“Gonzo” is a smart, funny, ambitious music creator

Chromeo: Funk From Head To Toe

“Making music to make people happy is a political gesture...

Chances: Passport to the Unknown

Trio integrates different cultures with indie-pop and electr...

Grimskunk: Healthy, Necessary Rage

Band launches ninth album, just shy of 30th anniversary

Mélissa Laveaux: Roots

“All I want is to place Haitian music on a podium”

Amé : Aligning her own stars

A woman who personifies herself through music

Simon Kingsbury: In Simon’s Head

Artist faces his demons on Plaza

Suuns: The Mixtape Spirit

With Felt album, Montréal quartet takes a new turn