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Mark Ronson - Uptown Special

Picks | Administrator | Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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Bob Dylan - Shadows in the Night

Picks | Administrator | Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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Rhiannon Giddens - Tomorrow is My Turn

Picks | Administrator | Tuesday, 10 February 2015

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Life is a Highway: Canadian Pop Music in the '90s

Latest | Administrator | Wednesday, 7 September 2011

CBC Television - Thursday, Sept. 15 and Thursday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT (8:30 p.m. NT) It was the decade marked by hit songs from Canadian performers as diverse as Tom Cochrane, Sloan, Loreena McKennitt, The Tragically Hip, Shania Twain, Blue Rodeo, Céline Dion, Moxy...

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This Beat Goes On DVD

Latest | Administrator | Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Now available: This Beat Goes On DVD. This Beat Goes On tells the story of Canadian music in the 1970s, a ground-breaking era of great sounds, from glam and progressive rock to punk and reggae. Set in the formative years of Canada’s music industry, This Beat...

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Rise Up DVD

Latest | Administrator | Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Now available: Rise Up DVD. Rise Up looks at the digital age of Canadian music in the 1980s, a visual era of big hair and shoulder pads, when music videos helped homegrown artists to take off internationally. America’s MTV and Canada’s MuchMusic provide launching pads for...

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A Tribe Called Red

2013 | Thursday, 10 October 2013

Ian Campeau will never forget the first Electric Pow Wow night. It was 2008 and he and fellow aboriginal DJ Bear Witness had the idea to host a club event in Ottawa similar to ones held...

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The Sadies

2013 | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Dallas and Travis Good have worked with Neil Young, author Margaret Atwood, Randy Bachman, Buffy Sainte-Marie and actor Gordon Pinsent. But it was another Canadian icon—one with whom they’ve yet to collaborate—who offered some crucial wisdom....

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Kobo Town

2013 | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Drew Gonsalves laughs about how he had to leave Trinidad to discover the rich calypso tradition of his birthplace. As a teenager, he was far more interested in rock and heavy metal music than the songs...

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David Bowie - The Next Day

2013 | Administrator | Thursday, 14 March 2013

David Bowie is full of surprises. His frequent ch-ch-changes over the years, both in sound and image, are the reason the term “musical chameleon” was invented. But the British icon’s...

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Paul McCartney & Wings - Wings Over America

2013 | Administrator | Tuesday, 4 June 2013

The year was 1976 and arena rock was in its heyday. Paul McCartney, who had not performed in North America since the Beatles’ last tour a decade earlier, took his...

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Dido - Girl Who Got Away

2013 | Administrator | Sunday, 21 April 2013

She took time off to start a family, but Dido, the acclaimed British singer with the willowy vocals, is back with a dreamy slice of electronica. Collaborations with rapper Kendrick...

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Pharrell Williams - G I R L

2014 | Administrator | Friday, 28 March 2014

He sang on two of last year’s biggest records: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.” Now the seven-time Grammy winner is molten hot and ready for global...

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k.d. lang - Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee

2013 | Administrator | Monday, 22 April 2013

She arrived like a chinook in the dead of winter. When k.d. lang first blew out of Alberta in the mid-1980s, her look, personality and...

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Hey Rosetta! - Literary songwriting worth yelling about

2012 | Administrator | Sunday, 4 March 2012

Tim Baker has a problem. As frontman for Newfoundland’s Hey Rosetta!, one of Canada’s fastest-rising, hardest-working bands, he is touring for nine months of the...

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Kathleen Edwards is an Emotional Voyageur

2012 | Administrator | Tuesday, 13 December 2011

A lot can change in four years—especially in the music world. In 2008, when Kathleen Edwards released her album Asking for Flowers, the Ottawa native...

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The Sadies

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Dallas and Travis Good have worked with Neil Young, author Margaret Atwood, Randy Bachman, Buffy Sainte-Marie and actor Gordon Pinsent. But it was another Canadian...