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The Bombadils Cherish Life’s Fleeting Moments on “Losing Track of Time” (premiere)

The Bombadils Cherish Life’s Fleeting Moments on “Losing Track of Time” (premiere)

Halifax folk duo, the Bombadils feature picturesque songwriting and instrumentation. “Losing Track of Time” is a dreamy song exemplifying these strengths.

Country’s Corb Lund Finds the Absurd in ‘Agricultural Tragic’

Country’s Corb Lund Finds the Absurd in ‘Agricultural Tragic’

On Corb Lund's Agricultural Tragic, he sings of grizzly bears, tattoos, hunting rats and elk, the meaning of author Louis L'Amour's fiction, and the meaning of life.

‘The Lost Tapes’ of Ian and Sylvia and the Great Speckled Bird

‘The Lost Tapes’ of Ian and Sylvia and the Great Speckled Bird

Stony Plain Records rounds up lost tapes from Canadian country/folk legends Ian and Sylvia Tyson performing as Great Speckled Bird in 1969. It was a very good discovery, indeed.

The Dead South’s ‘Sugar and Joy’ Is One of 2019’s Most Entertaining Albums

The Dead South’s ‘Sugar and Joy’ Is One of 2019’s Most Entertaining Albums

The Dead South combine bluegrass and string band sounds into one excellent package with Sugar and Joy.

Skydiggers: Angels

Skydiggers: Angels

This Christmas album from a veteran Canadian roots rock group is not your standard album of holiday carols, which is a bold and courageous move.

Wake Owl: Wild Country EP

The Top 100 Canadian Singles, by Bob Mersereau