We’ve lined up these newly-released tracks by our favourite Canadian artists to add a little Northern touch to your New Year festivities—no matter what you have planned.
Refine your next playlist with this selection of recent album releases, curated by our editors.
If the past had a voice, it would sound like Celeste’s.
Leila Getz is one of the best-known names in the classical music scene in Canada, and her goal as head of the Vancouver Recital Society for the last 40 years has been to elevate the young and talented.
Karena Evans is a force to be reckoned with: one of the most sought-after music video directors working today, she has a penchant for artistic storytelling and representation.
Born Rita Claire Mike-Murphy in Pangnirtung, Nunavut (population 1,500), electro-pop artist Riit writes deeply personal songs that incorporate throat singing and are intended to offer support to Indigenous youth.
With the release of his new album, Wave, Patrick Watson is proving yet again his ability to innovate and push boundaries with his music.
Listening to Rhye is an act of introspection. The airiness of frontman Michael Milosh’s vocals flows into the ambience of his beats and instrumentals, evoking an almost meditative experience.
Songs about Canada—that is, specific places on the Canadian map—are relatively rare. There have been some over the years, but compared to the USA, north of the 49th tends to get short shrift from the recording industry.