Kyle McKearney Nominated For a CCMA

Alberta-based Indigenous folk/alt-country artist Kyle McKearney

Alberta-based Indigenous folk/alt-country artist Kyle McKearney has been nominated for four Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) in; Alternative Country Album of the Year, Producer(s) of the Year, Creative Team or Director of the Year and Innovative Campaign of the Year.   Kyle McKearney has (re)released numerous singles like “Mercy,” “River Rain” and “Grandfather in the past 8 months, alongside his newest album A Traveler’s Lament.    McKearney […]

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Jeremy Dutcher is Reclaiming Tradition Through His Music

Classically trained in instruments like piano and drums, Jeremy Dutcher studied Music and Anthropology at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is a talented Tenor vocalist, composer and musicologist. Jeremy hails from the First Nation People in New Brunswick, Tobique. He is a firm advocate for the Indigenous languages that are currently dying out and because of that, […]

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Leela Gilday’s New Single, “K’eintah Natse Ju”

 We spoke with Leela Gilday about her new tune, “K’eintah Natse Ju” and got in her ELMNT! Check it out below: What is the story behind “K’eintah Natse Ju”? “K’eintah Natse Ju” (pronounced Kay-tah Naht-say Joo) is a song I wrote for the project celebrating resilience of Indigenous northerners-Gho-Bah (first light of dawn). Natse Ju- healing, to heal. We are […]

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