Western Canada


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

Four “Lifers” in Canadian Music

David Leask, Kyp Harness, Lee Aaron, Ron Hawkins

Dan Davidson: Former rocker now “Found” in country music

Red Brick Songs signee achieves indie success

Tegan and Sara: From Indie Darlings to Pop Stars

Hit duo write by “fiddling with each other’s brains”

Canadian Classics: “She Ain’t Pretty” (1990)

Written by Bryan Potvin, Jay Semko, Merl Bryck, Don Schmid

Dan Swinimer: Producing, developing, and co-writing with respect

“Love what you do and love who you do it with.”

Andy Shauf: Quirky approach, distinctive voice

Making a different kind of “party” album

Shawn Hook: Singer-Songwriter Finds Strength in Numbers

Though his biggest hits started from scratch, alone

Bob Moses: Getting the Balance Right

Electronic producers also a band

Better Together: Siblings Matthew and Jill Barber

Barbers finally cut an album together

Reuben Bullock of Reuben and the Dark

Fervent writer turned grateful musician