On today’s edition of The Current, three members of the RPM crew spoke with guest host Duncan McCue about music and the Idle No More revolution. …read more »
Ostwelve has traveled the world – from the Nokia Jam in Johannesburg to the North American Indigenous Games in Duncan BC – delegating and performing. He has shared the stage with Coolio, Snoop Dogg, Guru, K’naan, Living Legends, Litefoot, Rez Official, Digging Roots and Kinnie Starr just to name a few.
Secret headliners, multi-disciplinary traditional contemporary media arts mashups, Native models, directors, producers, actors comedians, and some serious bass music; VIMAF, Skookum Sound System and RPM’s one year celebration boasted all of this and more. Check out the recap. …read more »
The New York Festivals Radio Program and Promotion awards, recognizing the World’s Best radio and podcast programs, took place last night in New York. We are thrilled to announce that Electric Pow Wow from the RPM podcast series has been selected as the recipient of the United Nations DPI Gold Medal as well as being awarded a Silver Medal in the Culture & The Arts, Audio Podcast category. …read more »
Since 1990, Speaking Out has been airing weekly on Australia’s ABC. Now, once a month, RPM will also be contributing to the show! …read more »
The Electric Powwow hit the west coast with A Tribe Called Red on February 25th, 2012 as part of the Talking Stick Festival.
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Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Saturday February 25th featuring performances by Jackson 2Bears, A Tribe Called Red, Skeena Reece, Nicholas Galanin, and RPM’s Ostwelve. …read more »
The Songweavers Studio program, hosted by the Knowledgeable Aboriginal Youth Association’s (KAYA) in Vancouver, is a free youth recording studio with the goal to empower the voice of Aboriginal youth. This month, Songweavers is presenting Musical Medicine Week - five days of workshops, community and music.
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In Episode 13, RPM looks at Indigenous motherhood and music. …read more »
Vancouver’s PuSh Festival is celebrating its 9th year as one of the city’s signature events. Every year The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents both contemporary performances from leading Canadian artists and develops new works for the stage.
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‘Tis the season for looking back on the year, reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what moments stand out in our memories. Here at RPM, we’ve been thinking about our favourite moments in Indigenous music culture and this week we bring you our Top 16 Indigenous Music Videos of 2011. …read more »