Western Canada


Making Sense of the 2017 Polaris Long List

Selections underscore musical diversity

West Coast Bhangra on the Brink

Festival, new film shine a light on hidden Vancouver sub-cul...

The Elephant in The Room

Saskatchewan Francophone Shawn Jobin addresses anxiety on de...

How to succeed as a jazz trombonist in a secondary Canadian market

Audrey Ochoa advises: say yes to everything

Canadian Rap Outside The Six

Different locations, different strategies

Joey Landreth: Balancing home and the road

Triple-threat digs deep into roots of emotion

Mother Mother: Identity Crisis

Self-questioning is a central theme for No Culture

Nuela Charles: Soulful singer loves co-writing

And learns to have “no limits” during the process

Photo Album: Canadian Rock ‘n’ Roll Icons

From Leonard Cohen to kd lang to Bryan Adams

High Valley’s Brad Rempel co-writes songs at the beach

Country duo grows from isolation to topping charts

In The Spotlight: The Motorleague, Maddison Krebs, Sebell

Three SOCAN members on the way up

Amritha Vaz: Taking a twisted path to film composing success

Apprenticeship with Oscar-winning Mychael Danna a key step

In the Spotlight: Alexis Normand

There’s “A Whole Village” behind the Fransaskoise sing...

Calgary’s JJ Shiplett offers Something to Believe in

As he gets a career boost from Johnny Reid

Kevin Churko: “Mr. Fix-It” for Hits

From rock to metal to country, and more

Adam Lastiwka scores big, and often

Using everything from electronics to the lutekelele

Ruth B: Vine sensation “Lost Boy” becomes platinum hit

Fast-rising star focuses on songwriting

Art Bergmann: The Apostate Arises

Fresh music from a lifelong songwriter

Linda McRae: Inspired by Leading Prison Writing Workshops

Will be inducted into B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame this y...

Andrew Allen: Songwriting to Get His Feelings Out

Adult Contemporary hit-maker goes for emotional truth