We chatted with Renee Lamoureux about her latest single, “My Boo” and asked her about her songwriting process. Check it out below: What is the story behind your song, “My Boo”? Some songs can take days to write while others just pour out of you like nothing. “My Boo” was one of those that pretty much […]
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 […]
Today’s Feature Friday is all about Rellik! This Edmonton artist can be found climbing the Indigenous Music Countdown with “Old Fashioned“—a song currently sitting at number ten on the Indigenous Music Countdown and standing up for women at the same time. With the chant, “Mama taught him never put your hands on a girl,” played […]
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 […]
We chatted with Tara Williamson about her new tune, “Enfolding”, songwriting and her favourite things around music, including concerts and go-to karaoke tunes! Check it out below: What is the story behind “Enfolding”? “That is actually a very, very long story. But, the short version is that APTN approached me about writing a song inspired […]
Logan Staats‘ new track, “Fear of the Flame” was released on March 19, 2019. This folk-rock ballad lends well to Staats‘ vocal range, starting off slow and low and climbing into the pay-off of a striking, catchy chorus. Hear the passion and lyricism of “Fear of the Flame” for yourself on Spotify.
The new single, “Planting Seeds” by JB The First Lady, pops off. This hip-hop tune will get you amped up and ready to plant the seeds to make your own dreams come true. Hear it here:
One of our favourite hip-hop artists, Cody Coyote lowers the tempo with this slow jam about love, appropriately released on February 14th. This tune pays homage to a special romance and all of the precious time spent together, even at a distance. We were lucky to get some insight from Cody Coyote on what inspired […]
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.