Gripping songs from small-town Canada - "North Wind" is the raw, dramatic and tender new album from troubadour Aengus Finnan.
In the year leading up to the making of “Northwest Passage” Stan had toured extensively through Canada’s western provinces...
Northwest Passage - The Book
NORTHWEST PASSAGE – THE BOOK
Award-winning artist Matt James takes the iconic song “Northwest Passage” by legendary Canadian songwriter Stan Rogers and tells the dramatic story of the search for the elusive route through the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific.
Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press. ISBN: 978-1-55498-153-3
O2 Solo Fiddle
With this transcendental and evocative album of solo unaccompanied violin, Oliver launched a whole new idiom - a soulful intersection of Bach partitas, swampy bayou blues and traditional Norwegian fiddling. CD contains two discs.
Old Time Mojo
Innovative harmonica player Mike Stevens and Raymond McLain (Appalachian fiddle, banjo and guitar) team up to create music that pushes the boundaries while maintaining a great respect for the musical traditions that have gone on before.
In his follow-up to On Songwriting (GP, 2005), acclaimed musician Bob Snider tackles the subject of performing.
One Moment of Grace
"One Moment of Grace" is is a wonderful stew of great songs performed with skill, energy and complete originality. Named Billboard Magazine's "Most Likely To Succeed: Talent Picks for '98".
One More Round
Working class singer and songwriter Enoch Kent brings a collection of tunes with traditional Scottish roots and a Canadian influence, complemented by a ferocious wit and kitchen-range warmth.
One Timeless Moment
James Gordon has followed his epic double CD "Mining For Gold: Twenty Years of Songwriting" by musically re-inventing himself on "One Timeless Moment".
One World Dance
Twelve new songs from Ken Whiteley who does it all! One World Dance is firmly rooted in tradition, yet takes this blues music to places it’s never been.
Only Thing Worse
Debut solo release from Montreal alt-country crooner, Katie Moore.
"Angel-voiced Montreal smart-alec." - T’cha Dunlevy, Montreal Gazette
A traditional and original repertoire influenced by Celtic, Maritime and North American roots performed with engaging humor and musicality by two of the most regular working musicians on earth.
Ours And The Shepherds
Ours And The Shepherds is a collection of Canadian war stories from WWI through to the current missions in Afghanistan. 13 songs inspired by, and in part about, Canadians living with the memory of war zone suffering: James Loney, Senator Romeo Dallaire, Sgt. Tommy Prince, Chaplain William Henry Davis, Frank P. Dixon, and John McRae, to name a few. Ours And The Shepherds earned a 2007 Canadian Folk Music Award nomination for Best Songwriter. Penguin Eggs deemed it "a thoroughly wonderful and truly important addition to the canon of Canadian folk music."
Pipe Street Songbook
”Pipe Street Songbook” is a collection of fifty of James Gordon’s most requested songs, accompanied by personal recollections about the songs and the creative process, and embellished by illustrations from artist Tanya Williams.
Postcards is the long-awaited third release by Toronto-based innovative acoustic group Beyond The Pale.
Mose Scarlett has enlisted the help of some of his favorite guitarists to produce some of the sweetest and most swinging music you'll hear anywhere.
Canada’s Banff Centre for the Arts has a reputation for bringing
artists together and producing great new works. Blues phenom
MATT ANDERSEN and harmonica virtuoso MIKE STEVENS
wrote and arranged the material for this project in five days while
in residence at Banff
Bill and Sue combine their own material with that of some of their favourite songwriters to create a contemporary folk sound that mixes topicality with timelessness.
Borealis welcomes formidable songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Annabelle Chvostek, previously with the Wailin' Jennys, with a contemporary urban roots album produced by Roma Baran and featuring Bruce Cockburn, Mary Gauthier and Michael Jerome Browne.
Restless Urban Primitive
This very personal album is a musical travelogue of an extended trip – a bit Swedish, a bit Turkish, music about stories, and stories about music. Solo violin with special guests.
Indie music meets Occupy on Annabelle Chvostek’s Rise, a rousing celebration of recent grassroots uprisings in Canada and around the world – complete with casseroles, a “peoples’ chorus” and a cover of Peter Tosh’s “Equal Rights.”
A brand new self-titled release by Ron Hynes featuring fourteen compelling new songs from this five-time East Coast Music Award winner. A brilliant follow-up to his highly acclaimed "Get Back Change".
Beyond the Pale’s debut album Routes is an outstanding collection of klezmer music. Rooted in traditional eastern European folk music, the album has a captivating contemporary sound, suffused with the past but bubbling with the present.