Over the past few years, Canada’s Indigenous talent has been getting some much-deserved attention from the mainstream music community. But despite Juno awards, Polaris wins, and major festival gigs, there’s still a lot to learn about the business side of things. That’s why APTN is looking to connect with anyone who creates, presents and/or supports Indigenous music in Canada for their National […]

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Midnight Shine's 'I Need Angels' was the first music video ever shot in Attawapiskat. Here's a look.

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Thanks to platforms like Revolutions Per Minute, the future of Indigenous music culture has never been brighter. In addition to their solid online presence and growing record label, they host RPM Live, a curated concert series that creates spaces for emerging Indigenous voices to be heard. In the latest DD Spotlight, we catch up with RPM co-founder Jarrett Martineau and some of the performers.

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With influences ranging from Metallica to Alan Jackson to Frank Ocean, it’s no surprise that Sebastian Gaskin’s sound is hard to nail down. But whether he’s shredding a guitar solo or hitting you right in the feels with his velveteen vocals, one thing’s for certain: “You can expect a lot of what you’ve never heard before."

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In the latest DD Spotlight, members of Rudegang Entertainment talk about their multimedia company and share some advice on breaking into the music industry.

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From Juno Award winners like Buffy Sainte-Marie and William Prince to up-and-comers like Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Ta'kaiya Blaney, Vancouver's inaugural SKOOKUM Festival featured a TON of Indigenous talent. Here's a highlight reel of the wet but wondrous weekend.

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A look at Mimi O'Bonsawin's brand new music video for 'You Found Me.'

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Winnipeg's DJ Kakekaze walks us through his new EP - beat by beat.

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Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize for his debut album, 'Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa.'

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With the release of Buffy Sainte-Marie's authorized biography right around the corner, we interviewed author Andrea Warner. Here's what she had to say about the writing process, her favourite Buffy songs and more.

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