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Jenny Berkel Releases Stunning New Visuals For “Wealth in the Country”

Directed by Montreal’s Becca Blackwood and shot in Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula, Jenny Berkel’s new video for album cut “Wealth in the Country” is a work of art. Shot entirely in black and white, the video follows Jenny from an abandoned barn to the surrounding fields and climbing the rocks on the coast. The visuals are … Continue reading Jenny Berkel Releases Stunning New Visuals For “Wealth in the Country”

Alejandra Ribera Shares New Song “Orlando”

Having spent the last two years living in Europe to support the release of La boca, Alejandra Ribera returned to Canada in 2016 to begin recording her follow-up album at Kingston’s Bathhouse Studios. Alejandra was deeply affected by the events happening around the world during the creation of the album, and with the recent events … Continue reading Alejandra Ribera Shares New Song “Orlando”

Polaris Cover Sessions: Joel Plaskett Covers “Bittersweet Melodies” By Feist

In the fifth installment of the Polaris Cover Sessions, Joel Plaskett has done his own take on Feist’s “Bittersweet Melodies” from her 2014 Polaris Music Prize-winning album Metals. The Cover Sessions have past Polaris nominees reimagining other nominees’ tracks and had their first vinyl pressing done for last year’s gala. Performed and filmed at Joel’s … Continue reading Polaris Cover Sessions: Joel Plaskett Covers “Bittersweet Melodies” By Feist

Ron Hawkins’ Spit Sputter and Sparkle Out Tomorrow

Canadian singer-songwriter, Ron Hawkins, will release his new album, Spit Sputter and Sparkle, tomorrow via Pheromone Recordings. The album features 11 new originals, including the first single/video, Beautiful Girl, which is sitting pretty at #12 on CBC’s R2-20, and check out the whole album today as part of First Play on CBCmusic.ca. Before Ron kicks … Continue reading Ron Hawkins’ Spit Sputter and Sparkle Out Tomorrow

Jenny Berkel Shares New Track From Upcoming Album, Announces Spring Tour Dates Beginning April 14

Montreal based songwriter Jenny Berkel is getting ready to support her upcoming sophomore album with a string of tour dates beginning on April 14. Set for release the following day, April 15, via Pheromone Recordings, Pale Moon Kid was recorded with gifted producer Daniel Romano. Steeped in sparkling guitars, sparse piano, pulsing bass, and percussion, … Continue reading Jenny Berkel Shares New Track From Upcoming Album, Announces Spring Tour Dates Beginning April 14

Jenny Berkel Announces New Album Pale Moon Kid Out April 15

Jenny Berkel’s writing is at once gentle and hard-hitting. Her lush and low voice ornaments her poetry with melodies that soar high and clear before spilling back down again. Set for release on April 15 via Pheromone Recordings, her forthcoming sophomore album, Pale Moon Kid, was recorded with gifted producer Daniel Romano. Steeped in sparkling … Continue reading Jenny Berkel Announces New Album Pale Moon Kid Out April 15

Ron Hawkins Announces Spit Sputter and Sparkle Out March 25, 2016

Ron Hawkins has long been revered as one of Canada’s greatest contemporary singer-songwriters. Ron will release his new album, Spit Sputter and Sparkle, showcasing his exemplary skills with a word, a hook, a riff and a melody. Slated for a March 25th, 2016 release via Pheromone Recordings, the album features 11 new originals, including the … Continue reading Ron Hawkins Announces Spit Sputter and Sparkle Out March 25, 2016

Joel Plaskett and Mo Kenney both earn Adult Alternative Album of the Year 2016 JUNO Nominations

Two friends and labelmates will be dueling for the same JUNO Award as Mo Kenney and her mentor Joel Plaskett have been nominated for the Adult Alternative Album of the Year. Mo Kenney’s sophomore album In My Dreams album came out September 25, 2014 to critical acclaim, saw her travelling around the globe and gaining … Continue reading Joel Plaskett and Mo Kenney both earn Adult Alternative Album of the Year 2016 JUNO Nominations