More in awards season news – the Indian Summer Music Awards (ISMA) announced their nominees! Check them out here. …read more »
Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen
Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen deliver a new and unique sound, sharing Algonquin language and chanting through Indigenous and urban electronic music. Honouring Aboriginal culture through collaborative composition, One Nation is a fusion of the traditional Pow-wow sounds of Flying Down Thunder’s Algonquin heritage and the dance-music wanderlust that Rise Ashen brings to the night club. Spanning afro, deep house, nu jazz and breaks, these tracks become rolled into Pow-wow. This style is brand new, and the future sound of Canada.
Kevin Chief, aka Flying Down Thunder of the Juno-nominated duo Flying Down Thunder and Rise Ashen, speaks on the origins of their cross-cultural collaboration and inspirations.
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Canada’s annual celebration of artistic and technical achievements in music, the JUNOS, announced the 2012 nominees yesterday. Here are the Indigenous artists in the running! …read more »