“My name is Katherine Paul, and I am Black Belt Eagle Scout. After the release of Mother of My Children, I felt awake and desperately wanted to put new music out into the world. I had no real intent behind At the Party With My Brown Friends except creating songs around what was going on […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 healing together. This song is about the legacy of colonization and its impact on our (Indigenous) family relationships- […]
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:
Raye Zaragoza’s single “Warrior” is a determined ode to pushing forward, even in the hard times. Zaragoza’s soothing voice paired with the Rockwood Music Hall’s atmosphere presents a beautiful, yet haunting track, painting a picture of past darkness making way for a triumphant, fearless march forward.
Kristen McArthur’s latest single, “Barley Soup” is an ode to where she’s from and we can’t get enough. Kristen highlights all the things she loves from home, particularly the gorgeous Alberta nature and the beef barley soup she adores. Listen in to ELMNT FM to hear “Barley Soup.” Image Credit: Kristen McArthur