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DOWNLOAD: Nadjiwan – “Broken Treaty Blues”

We never know what Ojibwe/Finnish Marc Meriläinen’s going to come up with next – the eclectic multi-instrumentalist has multiple projects that span electronic, atmospheric and rock. His latest single comes via Nadjiwan and we’re stoked that “Broken Treaty Blues” is one to turn up, way up. …read more »

Things Are Great on Things Get Better

Vancouver-based Eden Fine Day of the Sweetgrass First Nation in Saskatchewan has released her first solo album “Things Get Better” and frankly it’s great. Known as the front woman of the mighty and melodic all-girl band Vancougar, Fine Day’s newest offering is potent, poetic pop at it’s best. …read more »

Keith Secola: Seeds, Songs and Social Commentary

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 »

DOWNLOAD: Idle No More: Songs for Life Vol. 1

Idle No More: Songs for Life Vol. 1 is the first of an ongoing series of free downloadable compilations of songs by artists who support the vision of Idle No More, Indigenous and allies. Volume 1 features a broad and diverse array of artists – everyone from Derek Miller (whose contribution, 7 Lifetimes, is a brand new track inspired by Chief Theresa Spence), to John K. Samson of the Weakerthans. …read more »

DOWNLOAD: Sean ‘Blues Puppy’ Riquelme – “Licked”

We’d guess that Sean Riquelme earned his Blues Puppy title for the fact that he first started playing guitar at age 6 – as soon as his hands could reach the frets – and was performing for crowds at age 11. A young pup indeed, and now only at 15 years old he’s ready to take the music world by storm with his first EP Licked. The title track is this week’s #RPMdownload. …read more »