Category Archives: Joel Plaskett

BILL AND JOEL PLASKETT ANNOUNCE SOLIDARITY; FATHER AND SON COLLABORATE FOR NEW ALBUM OUT FEBRUARY 17

When Bill Plaskett and his son Joel Plaskett get together to write songs the result, as Bill describes it, is “a touch of the traditional mixed in with the new, and a lot of the unexpected, arrived at through experimentation.” The result is Solidarity, an album that welds Bill’s traditional folk leanings with Joel’s long … Continue reading BILL AND JOEL PLASKETT ANNOUNCE SOLIDARITY; FATHER AND SON COLLABORATE FOR NEW ALBUM OUT FEBRUARY 17

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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

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

Joel Plaskett Comes To Toronto; Performs With Choir! Choir! Choir! And Stops By The Toronto Star

“Epic Nights” is a chance for Toronto’s Choir! Choir! Choir! to sing with some of their favourite musicians. Joel Plaskett joined the choir at The Drake Underground in Toronto for this version of “When I Close My Eyes” that was a wonder to witness. When I Close My Eyes with Choir! Choir! Choir! While Joel … Continue reading Joel Plaskett Comes To Toronto; Performs With Choir! Choir! Choir! And Stops By The Toronto Star

Steph Cameron And Joel Plaskett Make 2015 Polaris Music Prize Long List

We are honoured to announce that The Polaris Music Prize has listed Steph Cameron’s debut album Sad-Eyed Lonesome Lady and Joel Plaskett’s The Park Avenue Sobriety Test for the 2015 Long List. The 40 Long List albums were unveiled earlier today at The Carleton in Halifax, NS with Joel Plaskett playing two tracks off the … Continue reading Steph Cameron And Joel Plaskett Make 2015 Polaris Music Prize Long List

‘Joel Plaskett & The Park Avenue Sobriety Test’ Out Today

“How do you make an album sound like a kitchen party? You throw one” The Globe And Mail “scrappy indie-rock to acoustic folk-blues to Celtic-tinged fare and Americana jams reminiscent of Dylan and The Band’s Basement Tapes” Sun Media “a national treasure” Postmedia Pop Forecast “stretching out into corners of his musical landscape that were … Continue reading ‘Joel Plaskett & The Park Avenue Sobriety Test’ Out Today