We are pleased to present Idle No More: Songs for Life Volume 2. As with Volume 1, the highlights are many! …read more »
Nick Sherman was born in Sioux Lookout, ON, December 10, 1984 and took an interest in music at an early age. Most of the musical influence prior to playing any instrument was from listening to his family play guitar on the trapline and reserve. He did receive his first guitar at the age of 13 and began to teach himself how to play the guitar. His debut album, Drag Your Words Through, is out now.
‘Tis the season for looking back on the year that was: reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what music moments stand out in our memories. It’s an interesting time for reflection, with all the hope and passion currently rising among our people, so let’s take a moment to reflect on the incredible Indigenous music that found its way to us in 2012. …read more »
Since its inception in 1998, Toronto’s imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival has grown to be the largest festival of Indigenous film and media arts in the world. The annual celebration was held October 17-21, 2012. Melody McKiver was the grateful recipient of a delegate pass for Indigenous musicians sponsored by Slaight Music. Here’s her exclusive festival recap for RPM. …read more »
The third annual 8 Days In May. Eh! Urban Gatherings festival features a long list of Aboriginal performers taking to various stages next month in Winnipeg. Check out the lineup and enter their contest to win tickets!
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I recently had the pleasure of hearing Ojibway singer-songwriter Nick Sherman, from Sioux Lookout, Ontario, perform live, and I’m thrilled that this week’s RPM download is a track from his brand new album, Drag Your Words Through. …read more »
So far in 2012 the new releases in Indian Country span the genres of folk, americana, flamenco, traditional and pop/rock… something for everyone! Here are the new Indigenous music releases of January and February, 2012.
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