Signal Boost: Manitoba Music News Roundup

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Len Bowen
Al Simmons
Boogey The Beat
BreakOut West
Doc Walker
Don Amero
Ghost Twin
Indian City
Jaylene Johnson/Josephine Lily Music
Jocelyne Baribeau
John K. Samson
KEN mode
Len Bowen
Living Hour
Mister K
Rhonda Head
Roger Roger
Royal Canoe
Slow Leaves
Somebody Language & The Way It Feels
The Bros. Landreth

Balanced Records turns 15. –  Manalogue + FREE Download

Begonia is one of 10 Canadian artists you need to know. – NPR

Begonia gets the votes and quickly climbs to number one. – CBC Music

Royal CanoeBegoniaSlow Leaves and The Bros. Landreth are among the Western Canadian bands to look out for. – The Line of Best Fit

View photos of Living Hour’s performance in black and white. – Zareg

Manitoba artists head to BreakOut West 2016. – NCIFM

Jocelyne Baribeau wins Francophone Artist of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards. – ICI Radio Canada

Ghost Twin upholds the underground electronic music tradition. – Runaway Pup

Ghost Twin will fill that aching hole with pulsing synthwave. – Prairie Dog Mag

Youth of Oxford House First Nation shed light on challenges of remote living through music. – CBC News

Len Bowen’s Goin’ Away Party is a modernized twist on the classics. – Iceburg Society

Len Bowen thinks outside the box. – Hip Hop Canada

AudioOpera’s music video, “Forever”, goes viral. – Metro News

John K. Samson’s songs feel lived-in in ways that register as universal. – NPR

John K. Samson shares new solo track, “Alpha Adept”. – Stereoboard 

Give a first listen to John K. Samson’s Winter Wheat. – WPR

It’s high time you stop reading about John K. Samson’s album Winter Wheat and listen to it. – Exclaim

John K. Samson’s Winter Wheat is a gift to his (German) fans. – Visions

John K. Samson carries regional writing style into solo work. – Winnipeg Free Press

Leonard Sumner, Boogey The Beat, and Exquisite Ghost bring Winnipeg to Toronto. – RPM

Lambo’s new track “Tic Tac” will make your body feel loose. – The Fader

Roger Roger makes an impression on Spanish listeners. – RUTA66

Kevin Roy takes to the Heartworn Highways. – The Star Pheonix

Don Amero, Rhonda Head, Indian City, and more to perform at SCO Holiday Gala For First Nations. – NCIFM

Doc Walker performs “Beautiful Life”. – Global News

Questions and answers with Doc Walker. – Paper Blog

Doc Walker gears up for 18th Edition of the CP Holiday Train. – Shaw Connect

Doc Walker joins all-Canadian line-up on the CP Holiday Train. – WDRB

A Tribe Called Red, featuring 2oolman, on their inspiration for their new album and representing their Indigenous roots. – Vice

A Tribe Called Red sets powerful protest music to pounding beats. – NOW Magazine

KEN Mode premieres new track, “Let’s Get Divorced”. – Lambgoat

Jaylene Johnson tours western Canada with release of new album, Potter & Clay. – Abby News

Al Simmons is willing to try anything. – Western Wheel

Send+Receive: A Festival of Sound introduces new ways of creating sound and music. – CBC News

Somebody Language doesn’t fit the cookie cutter sound of any specific genre. – Canadian Beats

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