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Raez Argulla

Album review: on Kaia Kater's Grenades, the Toronto-based singer/songwriter puts the history of folk music into dialogue with her own family history, specifically her father's immigration from Grenada. Read more

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Le Pigeon

Review: on her new album The Ballad Of A Runaway Girl, Salluit-born, Montreal-based singer Elisapie presents a mix of Indigenous folk covers and rich, genre-bending celebration of self. Read more

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Colin Medley

Matthew "Doc" Dunn, The Cosmic Range instrumentalist and U.S. Girls collaborator reins, in his spacy and jazzy tendencies on his new album Lightbourn, while showing how expansive a folk record can be. Read more

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The Blue Rodeo frontman's album is nostalgic and approachable, but just a little too boxed-in and careful Read more

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Toronto singer/songwriter Luke Kuplowsky's third album is a gentle but elaborate exploration of self Read more

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Kobo Town at the CFMAs.

Karen Atcheson

We made the trek to Ottawa to attend the annual ceremony, which this year felt more like a mini-festival Read more

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The Indigenous singer/songwriter legend has re-recorded songs from throughout her catalogue, with mixed results Read more

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NOW Digital Residency: Living Arts Centre Read more

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The Whitby singer/songwriter brings Bon Iver to mind, but his meticulous arrangements and gorgeous melodies set him apart from the indie folk pack Read more

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Singer/songwriter Phil Elverum's eighth album as Mount Eerie is an intimate chronicle of the weeks and months after his wife died of cancer Read more

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But the father/son collaborative album's title track is a miss Read more

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The protest music on the Canadian singer-songwriter's 37th album is more painful than powerful Read more

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William "Grit" Laskin in his shop

Tanja-Tiziana

Ahead of the folk awards, we visit Laskin's guitar-making shop to talk Jean L'Arrivée, inlay art and why we should bring back the "f" word Read more

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The sage poet takes stock of this anxious world and the dimming light Read more

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The songs on the Weakerthans frontman's second solo album feel like living historical artifacts Read more

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But things haven't gone completely dark for the Bright Eyes musician Read more

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Song And Dance Man Read more

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