Choctaw artist Samantha Crain’s husky, emotive, visceral vocals will immediately draw you in to her music. You’ll come for the voice, you’ll stay for the mix of musical styles Crain collects under her Folk umbrella, from slightly grunge to blues twinged to a wistful bounce. …read more »
Leela Gilday’s powerful and soulful voice is a force to contend with. It’s downright breathtaking. As a songwriter she draws from her northern roots, reflecting the essence of Dene life from an urban perspective. …read more »
Here’s a look at some up & coming young Indigenous musicians on the RPM Radar.
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Great songwriting often comes from great experiences and Phyllis Sinclair has been on a remarkable journey. From the northern seaport town of Churchfill to Winnipeg’s inner city, Phyllis was raised by her Cree mother and grandmother – short on wealth but rich in love and laughter. …read more »
Life’s Been Pretty Sweet is itself a sweet moment from Métis artist Don Amero’s newest record The Long Way Home. As the first track it’s an apt opening – the slide and dobro hinting to the influx of country/pop that Amero’s roots/folk sound displays on this album. …read more »
To accompany our West Coast Volume #001 Podcast, we have compiled a playlist with some additional West Coast based Indigenous artists on our RPM YouTube channel. …read more »