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Four years on since her award-winning Raven’s Sun recording, Catherine MacLellan now revels in the beauty of her beloved Prince Edward Island and a new relationship.
Willie P. Bennett
The Penguin Eggs Interview: A 1999 conversation with this iconic Canadian songwriter is resurrected for posterity.
Albums of the Year
The Small Glories emerge with top honours from a crowded field. Several artists tie for new discovery.
Cape Breton fiddler releases her first album in eight years and it’s a Celtic wonder of great depth.
Duo turn the spotlight on hope, community, and sisterhood in a world of political turmoil.
With Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ in his corner, this young bluesman reinvents country blues.
Coco Love Alcorn
Multi-instrumentalist’s intriguing musical evolution continues with her recent release, Rebirth.
Their soulful singing and joyous playing create a timeless mix of blues, gospel, jazz, and R&B.
She performs old-time, folk, gospel, and even black minstrel on a vintage tenor banjo.
Nicolas Babineau & Alexis Chartrand
They favour traditional Québécois fiddle tunes with deep roots, but add a contemporary edge
Ewan McLennan - Sample Feature Article
His diverse folk songs range from stirring political commentaries to classic singalongs. In all its multifarious forms, folk song has many functions. What the folk tradition offers is a window to the world, an insight into the lives, attitudes, spirit,…
Roddy Campbell contemplates the formation of a national folk organization.
The Record That Changed My Life: Kat Danser salutes Mercedes Sosa’s En Argentina.
A Quick Word With
Blueberry Bluegrass president, Anna Somerville.
A Point of View
Songwriter Lynn Miles fears for the devaluation of her art.
The Early Risers, Leela Gilday, Marry Waterson & Emily Barker, Durham County Poets, and Rum Ragged