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Meet this year's finalists for the Edmonton Music Prize

Striker’s City of Gold is an album of ballistic metal anthems. Faith Healer’s Cosmic Troubles is a hazy, summery psych-rock flashback. Lucette’s Black is the Color is a country-folk collection of dark murder ballads. 1,214 more words


Edmonton musicians make magic in their jam spaces

They do it in basements. Garages. Dilapidated buildings.

With friends. Strangers. Or, sometimes, on their own.

We’re talking about making music, of course.

Jam spaces are the sacred places where musicians write new songs, rehearse before shows/tours, argue about tempo changes, or just hang out. 1,627 more words


FAITH HEALER - " Canonized / Universe "

Jessica Jalbert’s astral, deadpan psychedelia is the style of the best Lou Reed tribute you’ll ever hear. Instead of stripping the Velvet Underground for parts, Jalbert latches onto the weird renderings of tiny details that made that band iconic and coats them in her own reverb, coppery harmonies, and blown-out guitars. 192 more words