As we start to get ramped up again in 2012, here is a juicy, little ukulele tune from from RPM’s own Christa Couture. …read more »
From the start, Cree/Métis artist Christa Couture established herself as a songwriter with sharp-shooting wit, effortless grace and heart-on-sleeve intensity. Her “gorgeously intimate voice [is] somewhere between the tough vulnerability of Amy Rigby and the passionate, sophisticated folk of Joni Mitchell” (Pop Matters) and her work explores intimate spaces with a frank confidence that avoids cliché and melodrama. Her sophomore album The Wedding Singer and The Undertaker hit the Top 10 on CBC Radio 3 and won “Best Folk Acoustic Album” from the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (2008).
From Juneau, Alaska, to Toronto, Ontario, to Boise, Idaho, Indigenous live music is making noise all across Turtle Island this weekend. Here’s RPM’s top ten picks. …read more »
It’s here again – Aboriginal Music Week! Indigenous artists, music fans and industry are flocking to Winnipeg, Manitoba, this week for one of the largest Indigenous music festivals on Turtle Island. …read more »
The rice to your salmon dish of RPM Podcasts, here’s an accompanying playlist of Indigenous singer songwriters.
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Blues, hip-hop, powwow, elctronic, indie, folk, performance art – we’ve got it all in this week’s picks of Indigenous live music. …read more »
Indian Country Today’s Vincent Schilling interviewed RPM’s own Christa Couture about her music career, touring and new EP releases. …read more »
As we head into the heart of the summer music season, there are plenty of Indian gatherings, powwows, and Indigenous musical performances taking place across Turtle Island. …read more »