For those that follow blues rock and guitar–driven music closely, Philip Sayce has been one of the most underrated artists in the genre for quite some time — before launching a solo career, he was a sideman for Jeff Healey, Uncle Kracker, and Melissa Etheridge.
Internationally–acclaimed JUNO Award–winning jazz vocalist Sophie Milman is widely regarded as one of Canada’s best jazz singers, and Linus Entertainment is proud to announce Her Very Best…So Far, collecting memorable recordings from her award–winning studio albums.
Her Very Best…So Far was released digitally on May 7, and appears on CD in Canada and the U.S. on May 21 (international release May 13).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.