Western Canada


Multi-talented “fetish rapper” breaks through to fashion mainstream

In the Spotlight: Tommy Genesis

One-off gig leads to permanent, harmony-heavy band

In the Spotlight: Johnson Crook

“How I did it”: Laurell

Seven steps that can help on the road to professional songwr...

In the Spotlight: The Courtneys

In search of the perfect song

A brief backstage chat with Bryan Adams

At The 2017 SOCAN Awards

“We’ve always been relentless about trying to play as much as we can”

In The Spotlight: The Middle Coast

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