Here’s something I never thought I’d have to cover: Canadian country music. The mere concept of this genre is ever so intriguing to me, especially since the only country music I’ve ever known has been so steeped in roots of US Americana that it seems almost impossible to separate the genre from the rich history it inevitably contains. 585 more words
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Review of “Hope” by The Strumbellas
As a middle-aged casual music listener I do not try to keep up with all the latest Canadian recordings. I recently added a few vintage Gordon Lightfoot and Guess Who records and I bought the latest releases from Blue Rodeo and the Great Lake Swimmers —What’s with the fixation on arms?—whom I discovered a few years ago. 498 more words
Arcade Fire, Blue Rodeo and Patrick Watson were among the acts we spoke to for episode four of the Polaris Podcast.
This episode was focused on four of the albums that received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation last year. 77 more words
“As much as Canadians have antipathy towards our great city, there are three things that they love: Massey Hall, Maple Leaf Gardens and the CNE,” Cuddy said. 222 more words