Signal Boost: Manitoba Music News Roundup

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Meet the January Music Meeting 2016 panelists. - Nation Talk

Winnipeg Boyz discusses Winnipeg’s indigenous hip-hop scene. - VICE News

Indigenous rappers in Canada reflect on a unique struggle. - Top Tidings

"This documentary on Canada’s Indigenous rappers will change your views on Northern rap". - Miss Info

Courier News debuts new video, "I Know".Exclaim

Jaylene Johnson's Potter and Clay explores some intense territory. - Winnipeg Free Press

Jaylene Johnson discusses her ‘artistic reformation’ through her new project. - Pembina Valley Online

The Revival impresses crowds in Calgary. - BeatRoute + MB Fresh

What to expect in this year’s Big Fun Festival. - BeatRoute

Big Fun Festival books acts of the utmost quality. - Winnipeg Free Press

Living Hour and more make the top six picks for Big Fun Festival. - BeatRoute

Ghost Twin shows its sci-fi goth aesthetic in new video. - Silent Shout

Dark synthpop duo Ghost Twin's video creates trippy dream-like sequences. - Brutal Resonance

Watch Ghost Twin's "Here We Are In The Night". - Ride The Tempo

Ghost Twin one of the top five things to see in Winnipeg this weekend. - CBC News

Don AmeroMurray Pulver collaborate in song and video on the topic of murdered and missing Indigenous women. - Winnipeg Sun

Leaf Rapids breaks out the theremin for the Hot Blizzard Festival. - Central Plains Herald-Leader

JD and the Sunshine Band is determined to create their second album with whatever resources they have. - Global News

Rhonda Head to perform at Carnegie Hall this summer. - Nation Talk

Family is the focus for JP Hoe. - The Manitoban

JP Hoe set to wow crowds in Montreal. - Southwest Booster

Fred Penner to play family-friendly Winter Fair in Brandon. - The Brandon Sun

Fred Penner “still appeals to humanity, to the positive things in the world…”. - CBC News

Animal Teeth and Black Cloud gear up for tours. - First Date Tour

Songs from the Peanuts & Corn label are revisited in a fan-made megamix. - Manitoba Days

Federal Lights brings beefy vocals, thoughtful lyrical constructs to new album. - Winnipeg Free Press

Federal Lights will lead you on a sonic journey. - Exclaim

Roger Roger lands 5/5 for debut, Fairweather. - The Manitoban

Roger Roger gets ready for western tour. - Meridian Booster

Twin siblings of Roger Roger join musical forces. - The Carillon

Chance and timing sparked the creation of Roger Roger, - Canadian Beats

Roger Roger shines with “beautiful harmonies”. - Canadian Beats

Roger Roger discusses growing up in Winnipeg’s music scene. - Vancouver Su

Sweet Alibi helps to raise funds for three Syrian families. - Winnipeg Free Press

Park Theatre raises money for Syrian families with Sweet Alibi and more. - CBC News

Fundraiser for Syrian refugees surpasses goal with concert at Park Theatre. - Winnipeg Sun

Ruth Moody of The Wailin’ Jennys gets a German nod. - Radio Bremen

Matt Epp captivates German audiences. - Lokalkompass

Chic Gamine gears up to play Wharton Center in East Lansing. - Broadway World

Chic Gamine reflects on its beginnings. - Lansing State Journal

Manitoban musicians and Lake Winnipeg Foundation collaborate on EP. - The Uniter

A sampling of the action at last week’s Uniter Fiver showcase at The Good Will. - The Uniter

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