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A Tribe Called Red

Based In: Ottawa, ON

DJ’s NDN (Nipissing First Nation), Bear Witness (Cayuga), and 2oolman (Mohawk/Six Nations) are A Tribe Called Red. Bursting forth from Canada’s capital, native Producer/DJ crew A Tribe Called Red is producing a truly unique sound that’s impacting the global electronic scene and urban club culture. Since 2010 the group – currently made up DJ NDN, Bear Witness and 2oolman – has been mixing traditional pow wow vocals and drumming with cutting-edge electronic music. Their self-titled album, released in March 2012, was long-listed for Canada’s prestigious Polaris Music Prize and included in the Washington Post’s top 10 albums of the year. ATCR creates an eclectic sound made up of a wide variety of musical styles ranging from Hip-Hop, Dance Hall, Electronic, and their own mash-up of club and Pow Wow music, known as Pow Wow Step.

Artist: A Tribe Called Red

DOWNLOAD: A Tribe Called Red – “The Road”

Late last night, on the eve before one of the biggest Indigenous mobilizations in history, A Tribe Called Red quietly released a new song, The Road, inspired by the Idle No More movement and the hunger strike of Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence. …read more »

After Indigenous Afterdark: RPM’s One Year

Secret headliners, multi-disciplinary traditional contemporary media arts mashups, Native models, directors, producers, actors comedians, and some serious bass music; VIMAF, Skookum Sound System and RPM’s one year celebration boasted all of this and more. Check out the recap. …read more »

Indigenous Afterdark: Around the Sun – RPM.fm/Skookum One Year Celebration

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a year since we launched RPM – and we’ve got nothing but love for everyone who has supported us and helped us grow. Now it’s time to celebrate! …read more »

Aboriginal Music Week 2012 Lineup

The lineup for Aboriginal Music Week 2012 is out and includes a full serving of Indigenous musicians.
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New Indigenous Music Releases – Summer 2012

It’s been a hot, hot summer for new Indigenous music! Here is RPM’s summer round-up of the latest new releases you’ll want to check out.
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