Capital NDNS, hosted and produced by Waubgeshig Rice, explores the experiences of urban Indigenous youth in Canada’s capital city, compared to other Canadian cities. …read more »
A Tribe Called Red
DJ’s NDN (Nipissing First Nation), Bear Witness (Cayuga), and 2oolman (Mohawk/Six Nations) are A Tribe Called Red. Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native Producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that’s impacting the global electronic scene and urban club culture. Since 2010 the group – currently made up DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman – has been mixing traditional pow wow vocals and drumming with cutting-edge electronic music. Their self-titled album, released in March 2012, was long-listed for Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize and included in the Washington Post’s top 10 albums of the year. ATCR creates an eclectic sound made up of a wide variety of musical styles ranging from Hip-Hop, Dance Hall, Electronic, and their own mash-up of club and Pow Wow music, known as Pow Wow Step.
Now more than ever, diversity is the key word in Indigenous music. From fiddle, to beats, to bluesy guitar, Aboriginal Music Week, November 1-5, 2011, will showcase the best of First Nations, Native American, Inuit and Métis music. …read more »
As a side plate to our New Traditional podcast, here’s a YouTube playlist of some incredible Indigenous videos on YouTube. …read more »
We asked our buddy Ojibwe/Métis comedian Ryan McMahon to put together a YouTube playlist of what artists and tracks he’s into this summer.
We got more than we bargained for …read more »
As we head into the heart of the summer music season, there are plenty of Indian gatherings, powwows, and Indigenous musical performances taking place across Turtle Island. …read more »
The Ottawa-based Indigenous DJ collective A Tribe Called Red has been creating an eclectic sound incorporating a wide variety of musical styles ranging from hip-hop, dancehall, electronica and dubstep, to their own mash-ups of club and Pow Wow music since 2008. …read more »