The Indie Folk Channel - Trendsetting Indie Folk


The Indie Folk Channel - Trendsetting Indie Folk

The Decemberists -  Down By The Water
Monsters of Folk - Temazcal
Sufjan Stevens - Chicago
Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks
Noah and the Whale - L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N
Elliott Brood - Second Son
Little Suns - Where Do People Go When They Go Away
Harlan Pepper - Reefer
Beirut - Elephant Gun
M Ward - Chinese Translation
The Black Keys - Strange Times
The Apache Relay - Home Is Not Places
Little Suns - Sunboat
Ruth Moody - Trouble and Woe
Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros - Man On Fire
Family Of The Year - Hero
Paper Lions - Travelling
Hospitality - Eight Avenue
Michou - Growing Younger
Almanac - The Acorn
The Wooden Sky - Child Of The Valley
Wye Oak - Civilian
July Talk - Guns & Ammunition
The Zolas - You’re Too Cool
City And Colour - Paradise
Bahamas - Already Yours
The Lumineers - Submarines
Bahamas - Hockey Teeth
Bahamas - Montreal
Patrick Watson - Sleeping Beauty
Sea Wolf - Dear Fellow Traveler
MS MR - Hurricane
The 1975 - Chocolate
Band Of Horses - Evening Kitchen

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The Indie Folk Channel - New Discoveries


The Indie Folk Channel - New Discoveries playlist

Jadea Kelly - Wild West Rain
Little Suns - Sunboat
Ruth Moody - One and Only
Del Barber - Chicago
Catherine MacLellan - Keep On Fighting
Little Suns - Where Do People Go When They Go Away
Old Man Luedecke - Song For Ian Tyson
Madison Violet - Come As You Are
Ruth Moody - Trouble And Woe
Old Man Luedecke - I’m Fine (I am, I am)
Little Suns - Wake Up
Catherine MacLellan - 
Wildlife - Born To Ruin
Hey Rosetta! - Welcome
Little Suns - Black Elephant
Leif Vollebekk - In The Morning
Del Barber - Love And Wine
July Talk - Guns & Ammunition
Bastille - Pompeii
The Lumineers - Submarines
Wildlife - Lightening Tent
Del Barber - Where The City Ends

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Ruth Moody, “One and Only”

Happy Wednesday! Listen to “One and Only” by Ruth Moody above or download it here: 192K MP3, 9.0 MB (right click, Save As…)

Produced and engineered by David Travers–Smith, These Wilder Things is Ruth’s second full–length solo album, featuring guest performances by Mark Knopfler, Jerry Douglas, Mike McGoldrick, John McCusker, Kevin Breit, and Nicky Mehta and Heather Masse of the Wailin’ Jennys.

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Anonymous asked:

I have just moved from Sault Ste. Marie, and I am looking to start showcasing my original folk material. What channels must I go through to have my music heard by True North?

Good morning! We have contact information for all of our staff on our website (direct link here), would you mind sending an email to get in touch with our A&R man John Fielding? It’s as simple as that!

Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re happy to be able to share with you this video for “St. Valentine’s Day” by Barney Bentall, off of his recent release Flesh & Bone.

Shot entirely on an iPhone on a recent trip to Italy by Barney himself, the video marries the heartfelt song with striking Italian scenery and the result is remarkable.

"We are pleased to share this video with you in time for Valentine’s Day. From our hearts to yours, Happy Valentine’s Day." — the Barney Bentall Team

Enjoy and share freely! For more on Barney visit or following on Twitter @barneybentall


Old Man Luedecke, “Kingdom Come”

Happy Tuesday! Listen to “Kingdom Come” by Old Man Luedecke above or download it here: 192K MP3, 9.3 MB (right click, Save As…)

Two–time JUNO Award winner Old Man Luedecke is one of Canada’s best loved and most intriguing singer–songwriters. His memorable melodies and modern lyrics bring about an eclectic sensibility drawing critical acclaim from young hipsters to traditional folk festival audiences.

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Madison Violet, “Home”

Happy Tuesday! Listen to “Home” by Madison Violet above or download it here: 192K MP3, 4.8 MB (right click, Save As…)

Finding the good in goodbye is always bittersweet. JUNO nominated roots duo Madison Violet (Brenley MacEachern and Lisa MacIsaac) can attest to that with The Good in Goodbye, released in September of 2011.

An album born from their growth, both together and apart, The Good in Goodbye is an open diary of their personal and professional experiences together as friends and musicians, two very unique relationships that affect each other in profound ways.

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Michael Occhipinti & Shine On, “Across The Universe”

Happy Tuesday! Listen to “Across The Universe” by Michael Occhipinti & Shine On above or download it here: 192K MP3, 14.7 MB (right click, Save As…)

Michael Occhipinti & Shine On’s The Universe of John Lennon showcases the songbook of John Lennon, arranged by eight–time JUNO nominee Michael Occhipinti, an acclaimed musician and guitarist, along with his all-star band accompanied by Canada’s most distinct jazz vocalists: Elizabeth Shepherd, Yvette Tollar, Dominic Mancuso, Laila Biali and Denzal Sinclaire.

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Bruce Cockburn, “Lovers in a Dangerous Time”

Happy Tuesday! Listen to “Lovers in a Dangerous Time” by Bruce Cockburn above or download it here: 192K MP3, 5.7 MB (right click, Save As…)

With 1984’s Stealing Fire, Bruce Cockburn’s words and music took a greater urgency than ever before. The previous year, he made his first trip to Central America on behalf of the international development group OXFAM. While in southern Mexico, he visited a refugee camp that had recently been attacked by the helicopters of the U.S.–backed Guatemalan army.

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asoulrendered asked:

Hehe.. I just noticed you liking my Bruce, Stan and Gowan posts.. Thank you. I'm a huge fan of all three. I hope it's ok to share them off of Youtube. Take care and thank you for all the wonderful Canadian music! Bob from Ottawa

Thank you, Bob! We in the office feel like the lucky ones, we get to work with these artists and albums on a daily basis. And we do like finding people who like our artists — show us a fan of Bruce Cockburn, Stan Rogers and Gowan and we’ll show you someone with excellent taste in music. Share away, and happy new year!

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