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Four from Edmonton area win Alberta Lieutenant Governor emerging artist awards

Ten Alberta emerging artists have been rewarded $10,000 each for their creativity and imagination by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation.

Included in the list of winners is relentlessly prolific Edmonton musician Jessica Jalbert — part of Faith Healer, TeeTahs and an octopus’s worth of side projects, including her solo career. 352 more words

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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

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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

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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

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