As a singer and performer from the age of 12, it’s no surprise that Fara Palmer’s folky pop single, “SongBird” is an homage to the female voice. “SongBird” immerses the listener in Palmer’s whimsical voice and beautiful lyricism. Palmer was first inspired by music when she got a chance to sing alongside several artists including Buffy Ste. Marie […]
Here’s your Spring and Summer Pow Wow Guide for 2019! JUNE June 1-2nd – (Maniwaki, Quebec) Kitigan Zibi, Traditional Pow Wow June 1-2nd – (Barrie, Ont) Lets Honour the Strawberry, Traditional Pow Wow June 1-2nd – (Manitoulin Island, Ont) Aundeck Omni Kaning Traditional Pow Wow June 1st – (Scarborough, Ont) TAIBU CHC’s 1st Annual Outdoor Powwow June 8-9th – (Smiths Falls, Ont) Spirit of the […]
While Midnight Shine’s latest music video for Leather Skin was shot in 2018, the idea for it was first inspired in 2000. Back then, Midnight Shine frontman Adrian Sutherland saw the captivating beach video for Coldplay’s Yellow and dreamed of someday making one of his own on the desolate shorelines of his Northern Canadian home. This long-held dream […]
With every release, iskwē exceeds expectations and pushes artistic boundaries while shedding light on issues affecting Indigenous communities. iskwē’s newest single, “Little Star”, is no exception. “Little Star” tells a story and asks the listener to think about Indigenous youth who lost their lives in the face of societal problems like racism and the ongoing […]
Indigenous entrepreneurs say business resources, funding are inaccessible for their communities The City of Toronto partnered with the Pontiac Group to open the Indigenous Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICIE) to combat this problem By: Amanda Pope Grant after grant. Loan after loan. The process of seeking for, applying to and hoping to receive financial […]
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 […]
There’s no shortage of things to get up to this month! We’ve put together some of the events we’re looking forward to in Toronto. What’s on your list? Next to Normal at the CAA Theatre You won’t want to miss this Tony Award Winning rock musical that flips what one would usually expect out of […]
Robin Cisek’s new single “Waiting on You” is a call to move forward after deep heartbreak. We live for a resilient ballad! Tune in to ELMNT FM to hear “Waiting on You.” Check it out here.