Quillbox is the new project from Ojibwe/Finnish artist Marc Meriläinen and The Apology in the first, brand spankin’ new single. Get it here. …read more »
It was a good year for music in Indian Country with new releases coming from every corner of Turtle Island and in every genre you can imagine. LPs, EPs, singles, mixtapes, remixes – we’ve heard most of it here at RPM and while it’s difficult to say what the best albums of the year are, we’ve tallied up the records we think have been the most influential. …read more »
Studying the violin as a child set Laura Ortman on a path to collaborating, composing, creating The Coast Orchestra with all Native American members, and expanding her own musical arsenal to include singing, piano, guitars and even tree branches. …read more »
What a year 2011 has been for Indigenous music! From new music by time-tested artists to surprising new splashes on the scene, here’s four artists we’re keeping our eye on as we move into the New Year. You’ll want to pay attention to these artists for great new things in 2012. …read more »
The music of Brooklyn-based White Mountain Apache artist Laura Ortman is the soundscape for this new video about Bob Haozous (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache) and his sculpture Artificial Cloud.
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This exclusive preview off of Silver Jackson’s upcoming album It’s Glimmering Now features production by OC Notes. Silver Jackson, aka multi-disciplinary Tlingit/Aleut artist Nicholas Galanin who’s other musical project is Indian Nick, travels through both sparse and richly dense experimental psych-folk soundscapes. …read more »
Indigenous Peoples across Turtle Island have been dancing and drumming for generations but, in the 21st century, that rhythmic spirit is finding new forms of creative expression. In our tenth episode, the powwow gets plugged in, mashed up and remixed. …read more »
Navajo/Diné artist Dylan Mclaughlin’s style of post-rock ambient is both haunting and serene. …read more »
Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary artist collective comprised of Kade L. Twist (Cherokee), Cristóbal Martínez (Mexica), Raven Chacon (Navajo), and Nathan Young (Pawnee, Kiowa). They have been working together as a collective since 2007.
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Postcommodity is an interdisciplinary artist collective comprised of Kade L. Twist (Cherokee), Cristóbal Martínez (Mexica), Nathan Young (Pawnee, Kiowa) and Raven Chacon (Navajo).
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