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Rah Rah warms up to winter

Winter is like a house guest who overstays their welcome, but those chilly days can also offer a wealth of nostalgia. Regina-based indie folk-rockers Rah Rah harnessed this notion on “Good Wint...
// Ben Pobjoy

Single Mothers finally rolling

When Michael Peterson picks up the phone, he claims to be having the time of his life—well, not quite, but what’s unfolding in front of him certainly sounds entertaining. “I honestly wish...
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Joshua Radin still believes in love songs

“Talk is cheap. Anyone can send flowers,” says Joshua Radin with a soft laugh. The singer-songwriter is chatting before a show in Cincinnati, where he’ll get on stage and woo his audience with heartf...
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Nuela Charles works the soul

Soul, pop, alt-pop—Nuela Charles’ music has been called many things, and she’s in the midst of figuring out which sonic direction to take next. Her debut album, A Different Kind of Fire, ...
// Eden Munro

Music Notes: Feb 12 – Feb 18

Mike McDonald / Fri, Feb 13 (7 pm) The venerable Jr Gone Wild frontman is continuing to show off his solo material. He won’t be taking the stage until a little later in the evening, but there&#...
// Dale Bailey

Nature Of trades skateboards for alt-folk

Steve Schneider and Cole Switzer met through a mutual penchant for tearing up the pavement on skateboards, but their focus has turned to music. “Cole and I actually met through the skate commun...
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Ash Grunwald stays in the moment

The past can be difficult to leave behind, and the inability to know what the future holds is equal parts daunting and exciting. We often get too caught up in the “should haves” and ̶...
// John Sylvester

Catherine MacLellan flies with the raven

The raven is often thought of as a symbol of death or lost souls, but the ebony bird has a much more positive depiction in the Haida culture, where it’s thought to be the creature that brings l...