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A Tribe Called Red

Based In: Ottawa, ON

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.

Top 10 Indigenous Music Events: July 8-10, 2011

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 »