Short Artist Profiles


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

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