Join us on Episode 637 of Folk Roots Radio for more of the latest new releases, and this time around they are all by Canadian artists. Stay with us as we check out great new music from Ian Lake, Madison Violet, Fortunate Ones, Tara MacLean, Sultans of String, Morgan Toney, Joey Nowyuk, JC Campbell, Adam Ruzzo, Meredith Lazowski, The Goddamsels, Shaela Miller, Noah Reid and Youngtree & The Blooms. Remember, if you like what you hear on Folk Roots Radio… and want to support the artists… don’t just stream their music, BUY their music and then you’ll really make a difference to their income during this difficult time, when live show opportunities are harder to come by. Check out the full playlist below.
Jesse Matas joins us on Episode 420 of Folk Roots Radio to chat about his great new solo album “Tamarock”, our favourite album of 2018. Jesse Matas has a great vocal style, and the album features some fine playing, with a lovely sonic palate and a production that really gives all the instruments space to breath. But, above all, it’s full of really interesting songs with great lyrical imagery – and that’s what makes this album a recording that you really need to check out. You can listen to the rest of our Top Ten favourite albums of the year on Episode 417, and The Next 15 on Episode 418. We also take a look at more of the new music we’ve received, and this time around we check out albums from Johnsmith, Paul & Trevor Mills, Youngtree and The Blooms, Rich Krueger, The Slocan Ramblers and Wes Collins. Check out the full playlist below.