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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 »