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Beyoncé - Beyoncé Platinum Edition

Picks | Administrator | Sunday, 23 November 2014

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Thompson - Family

Picks | Administrator | Sunday, 23 November 2014

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She & Him - Classics

Picks | Administrator | Sunday, 23 November 2014

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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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Susan Boyle - Hope

2014 | Administrator | Friday, 24 October 2014

Life’s been a whirlwind ever since the self-described “shy church volunteer” from Scotland became a singing sensation on Britain’s Got Talent. Boyle’s talent and humble beginnings have inspired millions—and inspiration...

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Carly Ritter - Carly Ritter

2013 | Administrator | Sunday, 18 August 2013

A child of Hollywood, Carly Ritter’s a late bloomer. The 31-year-old daughter of the late comic actor John Ritter and actress Nancy Morgan has just released her debut album. Steeped...

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Lenka Lichtenberg - Songs for the Breathing Walls

2013 | Administrator | Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Passionate and prolific, Lenka Lichtenberg is a force of nature within Canada’s world music scene. Born in Prague of East European heritage, she is a composer, vocalist, producer, ethnomusicologist and...

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Nile Rodgers- Chic & Beyond

2014 | Administrator | Monday, 19 May 2014

Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” was only the tip of the iceberg. As this compilation shows, Rodgers' had a hand in hits for over three decades. From Chic’s “Le Freak” and...

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The Midway State - From Riches to Rags and Back Again

2012 | Administrator | Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Nathan Ferraro doesn’t seem the least bit bitter—which is surprising, given everything he’s been through. In fact, the affable, afro-haired frontman exudes all the serenity...

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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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Great Lake Swimmers' new energy

2012 | Administrator | Sunday, 3 June 2012

For Tony Dekker, recording—like real estate—is all about location. The Great Lake Swimmers frontman has made a habit of working in unusual settings, beginning with...

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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...