Yao

https://youtu.be/OJ1ejqoqaZY?si=F2jOhkSPLK99zYGU Poetic, Groovy, Funky at times and Soulful overall, Yao, with his deep voice, succeeds in enchanting with the warm universe of his gentle poetry and his artistic audacity. His vivid writing—imbued with great sensitivity—reminds us of the textual richness of French rap from MC Solaar, Abdel Malik, or Oxmo Puccino, with an eclectic pop…

WILD BLACK

https://youtu.be/R8HFfuAI2ag?si=5l3-fiTvIFwzl4_9 Wild Black is a multi-hyphenate creative making waves and receiving acclaim from major outlets like AFROPUNK, The Fader, Indie88, Yohomo, Earmilk, The Toronto Star, and Analogue Trash, who dubbed her latest single ‘I Miss The High’ “Madonna and Blood Orange collaborating on a glittering pop bop”. CBC has featured Wild Black on radio shows…

Spitty

https://youtu.be/iX6ndCdCP64?si=fIA1kFrILw4KQu0G “1 of 15 Asian Canadian Artists To Watch Right Now” – Entertainment Tonight Canada (May 2023) Spitty is an Indian rapper and community leader from Brampton, Canada who is creating a monumental buzz with a dedicated following. His music carries a thoughtful yet energetic nature as he strives to inspire listeners through his songs.…

Sonido Pesao

https://youtu.be/cDH0qOZpNxU?si=Fgc95ZHCA_OEQBOZ Formed in 2016 in the heart of Montreal, Sonido Pesao is more than just a music group. Blending Latin-Urban-Rap influences, our unique sound reflects the diversity of our members, hailing from various countries in Latin America and the metropolis of Montreal. Powerful, impactful, and rooted in the raw energy of disadvantaged neighborhoods, our music…

Soleil Launière

https://youtu.be/K9vZNIeu_5g?si=3cqeK8kO6udch-I0 Révélation Radio-Canada 2024 and Winner of Francouvertes 2024, Soleil Launière is an Innu multidisciplinary artist from Mashteuiatsh. She released her debut album Taueu in fall 2023, exploring themes of language identity, femininity and matriarchy. On stage, with the musicians of the band CHANCES (Chloé Lacasse, Geneviève Toupin, Vincent Carré) and Simon Walls, she combines…

Sina Bathaie

https://youtu.be/3BxzuTxx3ic?si=8PuEtpW_3-HtZg-A Sina Bathaie is a Multi-instrumentalist, Producer and Composer with more than 55 million streams on digital platforms. Originally from Iran, he is known for his unique style of playing traditional instruments such as the oud and ukulele and bringing an eastern touch to his electronic music. Sina has performed at festivals and events including…

Salin

https://youtu.be/_JuC4lD3kkQ?si=3NNLuja8r8hck6EQ Salin is a Thai-born drummer, Juno nominated producer and composer. Her current sound explores the enchanting sounds of Northeast Thailand and marries it with the 70’s psychedelia of West Africa, all through the lens of a modern soulful production. ln 2021, she released her debut album Cosmic Island with which she had the opportunity…

ROSINA

https://youtu.be/ZXnDipYh1LI?si=dNoMoTOOJ4riIc0t ROSINA is a musical group that creates narratives through poetry, techno and avant-garde performance. Is composed by Rosina Kazi, lead singer; Franny Galore Wingz as drag performer & Producer Nic Murray in the cords, inspired by techno culture, equity activism & and atypical performance ROSINA creates an otherworldly sound bringinh the prophecies of ‘multiple…

Michael Peter Olsen

https://youtu.be/nK96i8M__zI?si=twiOFMK2B2oQDzGb “Best New Ambient – [Olsen] reinforces just how far he’s stretched the cello from its familiar environment.” – Bandcamp Daily   “evocative, experimental, and emotional” – American Songwriter   “flows along with the same gush of honeyed ecstasy as a great mid-period Cocteau Twins track…. one glorious rush of beauty and sadness. In the…

Lara Wong & Melon Jimenez

https://youtu.be/Kcmwt6ZZV9I?si=gpXILDE9PU-G_cDe Award-winning flutist and bansuri player, Lara Wong and flamenco guitarist, Melón Jiménez, make flamenco their universal musical language to traverse musical territories. Their music ebbs and flows with elegance and emotive power, as they fuse the soul of flamenco with the inventive spirit of jazz and the rhythmic improvisations of Indian music. Wong is…