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PREMIERE: Tara Williamson Gives Us ‘Songs To Keep Us Warm’

Peterborough-based songstress Tara Williamson’s latest work “Songs To Keep Us Warm” drops tomorrow, but for today, RPM exclusively has the full album available to stream. Lend your ears to Tara’s moving 9 track album to make your day.  …read more »

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The Jerry Cans Break New Ground with Nunavut’s First Independent Record Label ‘Aakuluk Music’

Iqaluit-based dynamos The Jerry Cans are bringing their alt-country/throat-singing/reggae sound out to the world in their own way, releasing their upcoming record Inuusiq/Life under their own label Aakuluk Music. The Jerry Cans’ Nancy Mike chats with RPM about starting Nunavut’s first independent record label and their exciting new work. …read more »

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Mob Bounce Join RPM Records, Release “Vision Quest” Single with Boogey the Beat, and Perform for Gord Downie’s ‘Secret Path’

Northwest coast Indigenous hip-hop duo Mob Bounce are the latest artists to join the RPM Records family. Today they release their new single, “Vision Quest”, with Boogey the Beat, and get ready to take the stage at Gord Downie’s Secret Path afterparty.   …read more »

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Leonard Sumner, Boogey the Beat, and Exquisite Ghost Bring WPG to Toronto for RPM Live : 003

Following two months of sold out shows, RPM Live returns in October with our third show in the series, featuring Leonard Sumner, Boogey the Beat, and Exquisite Ghost.
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RPM Live Brings Visceral Magic to the Burdock with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson + Ziibiwan

RPM Live 002 was a big, beautiful night for two of our RPM Records artists, with Ziibiwan making his Toronto club debut opening up for Leanne Betasamosake Simpson on the release of her new album f(l)ight.
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imagineNATIVE Announces 10 Finalists for the Inaugural Bull’s Eye Music Contest

Bull’s Eye is a contest in search of Canada’s next emerging Indigenous musical talent. With the support of Slaight Music, imagineNATIVE will award this year’s winner $10,000 cash towards unprecedented opportunities to turn their talent into a career.
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Native Women in the Arts Presents the Kwe Performance Series

Our friends the pioneering Native Women in the Arts have announced their new Kwe Performance Series, starting with the Inuit Showcase in November, 2016.
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N’we Jinan Artists from Oxford House Manitoba Release New Video for “When The Dust Settles”

N’we Jinan’s latest project brings us talent from the Oxford House Bunibonibee Cree Nation in northern Manitoba. RPM got to know one of Bunibonibee’s upcoming talents, Trenton “BoiDee” Robinson, a 19-year old hip hop artist featured in “When The Dust Settles” by the N’we Jinan artists.
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