Short Artist Profiles


Quote the Raven takes flight

Newfoundland Pop/Americana duo on the way up

Jeffrey Piton: Creating at his own pace

“Sometimes you catch a fish, sometimes you don’t”

Reid Jamieson: Songs of resilience, by adults, for adults

Co-written and performed with partner Caroline Mill

Léa Jarry: Off the beaten path

“I’ll never be a party girl like Shania Twain”

Notifi: “The Beat is Everything!”

Beat-maker, rapper, singer, producer on the rise

Justin Wright: Tugging (Heart) Strings

“The number of variations you can apply to a single note i...

Jesse Mac Cormack: Now or Never

He’s finally releasing his debut album “Now”

Pop singer Tyler Shaw writes well with others

Unsurprisingly, since he’s been writing songs for half his...

Hannah Georgas: An EP covering songs that left imprints on her

Covering The Cranberries, Eurythmics, Janet Jackson, Tegan a...

Producer/DJ Blank gets multiple beats on Nicki Minaj album

While her Bimbo Radio gives world beats a hip new platform

Afrotronix : Afro-Futurist Fusion

Chad-born Montrealer crowned Best African DJ at Afrima Gala

Noé Talbot: Plucking all the strings at once

How to diversify without becoming scattered

Upstarts: Kingdom of Birds

Degree of self-possession belies their age

Émilie Kahn: In the wake of a crisis

Spontaneously creating her second album, Outro

Rachael Bawn: Signed by chance

Former young women’s counsellor writes about serious issue...

Jessica Stuart: Finding a long-lost friend in Japan

Search becomes a song, a film theme, a CBC documentary

Clay and Friends: A Beautiful Mess

Stage antics, studio experimentation

Ingrid St-Pierre: The Realm of Possibilities

“Petite plage really is just that. It’s me giving myself...

Jennifer Wilson: choosing creative process over technology

Her children’s book similarly fosters a love of compositio...

Caracol: Constantly Re-defining Her Music

Treading new musical path with Symbolism album