On Cris Derksen’s sophomore album “The Collapse,” the classically-trained Métis artist continues to experiment in instrumental and electronic realms, drawing inspiration from eider ducks to pipelines, from club beats to Russian composers. …read more »
Anishinaabe author, poet, storyteller, and organizer Leanne Simpson reviews Tara Williamson’s new EP, Lie Low.
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Anishinaabeg blues rocker Keith Secola recently released his seventh studio album, Life is Grand, and has written a pop-rock-opera, Seeds, that was seven years in the making. Through both works, Secola is starting to pull a mainstream audience into, what has been, an underground following, and finding ways to stay true to his message along the way. …read more »
Late last night, on the eve before one of the biggest Indigenous mobilizations in history, A Tribe Called Red quietly released a new song, The Road, inspired by the Idle No More movement and the hunger strike of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence. …read more »
Ottawa’s hardest working and most prolific Indigenous DJ and electronic music production crew, A Tribe Called Red, have had a huge year—and to celebrate their success, they’ve dropped the brand new Trapline EP as a free download for their growing fanbase. …read more »
Once again we bring you our round up of the latest and greatest new albums to come out in Indian Country. Get cozy this autumn with some new music! …read more »
It’s been a hot, hot summer for new Indigenous music! Here is RPM’s summer round-up of the latest new releases you’ll want to check out.
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Lumbee musician, songwriter, mentor and visual artist Willie Lowery passed away two months ago after a career of over four decades in art, music and community involvement. The psychedelic swamp rock, eponymous LP from his 1969 band Plant and See, is now set for reissue by Paradise of Bachelors. …read more »
Another month of Indigenous music! Here are four new releases from The Medics, Holly McNarland, Burnt Project 1 and Arvel Bird. …read more »
April blossomed with a bouquet of releases in the world of Indigenous music – here are eight to check out. …read more »