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Buffy Sainte-Marie: Power in the Songs

She's always done it her way & she's more loved than everBy Michael Raine This article originally appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. "Oh, fantastic!” Buffy Sainte-Marie exclaims, exuding her characteristic enthusiasm. “I’ve been on the road for 50 years. I took 16 years
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Backxwash & Will Owen Bennett on the Making of 'God Has Nothing to Do with This Leave Him Out of It'

This article originally appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. By Michael Raine Since its inception in 2006, the Polaris Music Prize has largely lived up its goal of rewarding the best Canadian album of the year based on artistic merit without regard to genre, sales
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Haviah Mighty's One Hell of a Huge Year

This article originally appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. By Andrew King When she premiered the empowering video for her track “Bag Up” in mid-September, Haviah Mighty made clear that it would be the final piece of original content pertaining to her queen-making 2019 LP
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INSURE YOUR GEAR: Unfortunate Examples of Instrument Damage

This column originally appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of Canadian Musician magazine. By Grant Patten As an insurance brokerage, we’re of course interested in helping our musician customers protect their instruments, thereby avoiding the need for any claims. Let’s take a look at some cases of
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