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JP Hoe Holiday EP

JP Hoe recently produced a 6-song original Christmas EP entitled “Holiday Songs” with contributions from a stellar cast of Winnipeg musicians including David Pankratz, Brendan Berg, Derek Allard, Matt and Rebecca Harder, Darcie Meighan and who knows who else. Six new holiday classics from the pen and voice of JP Hoe, one of Winnipeg’s finest.

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The Wailin’ Jennys record Parton Tribute

The Wailin’ Jennys came by at the tail end of their North American tour for a fun little session. They recorded a stunning a cappella version of “By The Light of a Clear Blue Morning” by Dolly Parton for an upcoming film soundtrack. Mixed by the incomparable David Travers-Smith. Ms Parton has now heard the [...]

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Cara Luft Mobile Recording

Cara Luft has been travelling throughout North America and Europe recently, and has commenced recording her next album. Bed tracks were recorded in Toronto at Canterbury Music, after which we embarked on some adventurous remote recording. Guitar overdubs were recorded in the chapel of a beautiful retreat centre in the Rocky Mountain foothills near Cochrane [...]

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New Release from Oh My Darling

Oh My Darling’s new album “In The Lonely Hours” has been getting rave reviews since its release in 2010. The album was recorded at Wonder Dog over several weeks. Mastered by Al Hunnie, the project includes a fine batch of modern Trad original songs and some beautiful acoustic playing from this up-and-coming Winnipeg quartet. Definitely [...]

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