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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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Mariah Carey - Me, I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse

2014 | Administrator | Thursday, 3 July 2014

With Mariah, it’s always been about the voice. A magnificent, five-octave instrument that can reach the highest rafters without the benefit of Auto-Tune, that voice has graced over a dozen...

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Shirley Bassey - Hello Like Before

2014 | Administrator | Monday, 17 November 2014

The iconic voice of James Bond themes, Dame Shirley has sold over 135 million records over five decades. Now the 77-year-old legend returns with a new album, revisiting her signature...

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Andrea Bocelli - Passione

2013 | Administrator | Thursday, 21 February 2013

The Italian superstar’s sweet tenor has graced opera and pop classics alike. Here, working with David Foster, he turns up the romantic heat on Elvis Presley’s “Love Me Tender” and...

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Teena Marie - Beautiful

2013 | Administrator | Wednesday, 9 January 2013

The Ivory Queen of Soul recorded one final album before her death in 2010. Completed by daughter, this posthumous release will cement the singer’s status as an r&b great. Along...

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Alex Cuba - A Magical Musical Blend

2011 | Administrator | Monday, 21 March 2011

  With his oversized Afro and razored sideburns, Alex Cuba cuts a cool figure, a cross between ’70s soul man and stylish rocker. It’s a...

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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...

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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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Passing the Torch

2012 | Nicholas Jennings | Sunday, 9 September 2012

When Dustin Bentall was 12, he spent the summer with his parents at a cabin they bought in Cariboo Country, in British Columbia’s interior. There...