New Music for National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Carlos News, Pros and Cons Program

I am so grateful that these gentlemen have an opportunity to share their stories through song today especially, June 21st. The first day of many to come! — Terri-Lynn Brennan, CEO, Inclusive Voices On this solstice, and day of celebration of Indigenous peoples, we release these songs lovingly made by Indigenous artists. We hope you will enjoy, share and be edified …

Ontario musician releases tribute to farmers

Carlos Clem Chesterfield, News

An Ontario musician’s latest song pays tribute to hardworking farm families everywhere. Clem Chesterfield’s ‘Date Night’ tells the story of a man and woman in love, putting in long hours on the farm. “I got to talking with some of my farm friends and the song is basically a compilation of those conversations,” the Kingston, Ont.-based performer, whose real name …

The Gertrudes — Parham

Carlos The Gertrudes Videos, Videos

All proceeds from the sale of this track will go to the Canadian Mental Health Association. Please visit www.thegertrudes.com for more information about how to donate and download the full song!

*Please note: this video deals with a traumatic event and may be disturbing to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

The Ropes’ “Goldmine” featured on The Scales Project

Carlos Hugh Christopher Brown, News

The Scales Project is a conversation between artists. It is a call-and-response, a provocation, and a forum for connection and communication through art about the climate crisis and ecological collapse. Artists take cues from each other’s work, posing and responding to aesthetic, moral, and personal questions that consider our relationship to the natural environment, how we have arrived where we …

“The Ropes” CD Review — Thrive Global

Carlos Hugh Christopher Brown, News

“The Ropes” is lyrical, mystical, soulful and transcendent. The first time I put it on I was so compelled by its flavors and hues that I had to stop everything else I was doing, lie down on the wooden floor, and let the tones reverberate through my soul. Read the full article at Thrive Global: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/the-ropes-cd-review/

The Gertrudes — The Other Side

Carlos The Gertrudes Videos, Videos

The Other Side, by The Gertrudes, September 2020 Mixed by Jason Mercer, Produced by The Gertrudes and Jason Mercer Engineered by Dylan Lodge, Jason Mercer, Matt Rogalsky Animations by Chantal Rousseau, Edited by Josh Lyon

A Tale of Two Paintings

Carlos Cover Stories, Hugh Christopher Brown, News, Scarlett Graham

The artists responsible for the album covers for The Ropes and Scarlett Graham have a lifelong connection. Here is the story behind these two beautiful works, in the artists’ own words. ISABEL STUKATOR We know each other through Leann, of course, whom I’ve known since she was 20. So when Eddie was born, and watching her grow up, mostly on …

The Spring Explosion, 2020: Facebook Live Week of April 26, and New Music

Carlos David Corley, Hadley McCall Thackston, Hugh Christopher Brown, Lara Taubman, News, Paul J Bolger, Pros and Cons Program, Stephen Stanley Band, Suzanne Jarvie, The Mermaids

Spring does drive creativity, and on Wolfe Island, we are nurturing new work while watching out for those on the island at risk — making sure everybody has enough food in a time when many are isolated and others can’t work. Where we can, it feels like our best role is to try and inject some positivity into lives that …