Signal Boost: Manitoba Music News Roundup

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Check out the latest music headlines and media coverage amplifying the music community in Manitoba...

Winnipeg Free Press Mattmac Makes Room For Another Music Prize | Mattmac, Encore

CBC Music CBC Music's Searchlight 2023: The Winners | Mattmac, Encore

Winnipeg Free Press That’s A Rhaps!: Sixty Years After Catching The Rock ‘n’ Roll Bug, Grant ‘Rhaps’ Boden Releasing New Album At 77 | Grant ‘Rhaps’ Boden

Winnipeg Free Press For A Sustainable Planet: Producer Putting Music On Hold To Campaign For Climate Justice | Rusty Robot

Exclaim Winnipeg's Virgo Rising Announce Sophomore EP 'Vampyre Year,' Share "Nail Biter" | Virgo Rising, House of Wonders

Exclaim Hear the Week's Best New Canadian Music | Tired Cossack, Virgo Rising

Exclaim Tired Cossack Announces Sophomore Album 'I Know, I Guess,' Shares New Song "Upper" | Tired Cossack

Hip Hop Canada Winnipeg’s YSN Fab Premieres New Visuals for “Paradise” Powered by Aidan Notarianni | YSN Fab

Lambgoat KEN mode Share New Single "These Wires" From Upcoming Album, 'VOID' | KEN mode

Metal Sucks KEN Mode’s Latest Single “These Wires” Takes Aim at Post-Pandemic Traumas | KEN mode

All About The Rock KEN Mode Releases Anthemic New Single “These Wires” From Upcoming “VOID” Album | KEN mode

The Peterborough Examiner Desiree Dorion To Perform A Free Concert In Peterborough On Sept. 23 | Desiree Dorion

Winnipeg Free Press Kultivating Community: Second Annual Filipino Festival Underway | Kultivation Festival, nu_bounce, DJ Majuice, NYOH (Not Your Ordinary Hooligans)

Winnipeg Free Press Self-Styled Superstar: Boldly Channelling The Downey, Calif. Sound Of Karen Carpenter — Via Transcona | Nadia Douglas, Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobain, Ron Paley, Danny Kramer, Walle Larsson

Consequence Network Faouzia on “La La La,” Transition Periods, and Comfort Zones | Faouzia

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