Indigenous Music Company Red Music Rising Launches In Canada

A new Canadian music company has launched by Coalition Music in partnership with The Aboriginal People’s Network (APTN). Red Music Rising is owned, managed and operated entirely by Indigenous individuals, with a mission to help develop robust, sustainable, life-long careers for Indigenous artists and industry members. RMR will not only sign, release and market music from […]

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Polaris Prize Long List Announced

The Polaris Music Prize long list for the Canadian Artist of the Year has been announced! You’ll find a nice mix of genres from pop to rock to hip hop to folk and a great representation of artists across Canada. Indigenous artists William Prince, Riit, nêhiyawak, Lido Pimienta and WHOOP-SZO were nominated. Other stand outs include nods to Jessie Reyez, Allie X, The Weeknd, Andy Shauf and Kaytranada among many […]

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The Pandemic: ELMNT FM’s Christa Couture Still Gets Her Ya-Ya’s Out

The coronavirus pandemic can’t stop Christa Couture. Aside from her gig as 106.5 ELMNT FM’s midday host, she is an award-winning performer and recording artist, non-fiction writer, and an advocate for Native Women in the Arts. She is also proudly Indigenous (mixed Cree and Scandinavian), queer, disabled, and a mom. In March she was getting […]

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