Hillbilly Casino

To The Hillbilly Casino there are the obvious masters, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Brian Setzer/Stray Cats, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins. Yet don’t be surprised to hear some Social Distortion, Ramones, Hank Williams, Black Sabbath, George Jones, Jason and the Scorchers and Cheap Trick thrown in for good measure. The band consists of singer Nic Roulette (Blue […]

Mary Gauthier

with Tania Elizabeth (violin). Support by Ben Glover. Mary Gauthier has released six groundbreaking albums of original songs, has more than a dozen years of recording and touring around the world, a harvest of music industry awards and covers of her songs by a roster of great artists. Her latest album, The Foundling, was written […]

The Deep Dark Woods

Their new album, The Place I Left Behind confirms that The Deep Dark Woods capture lonesome yearning at its loveliest. The album illuminates folk traditions without stripping the shadows of roots music history.  The Deep Dark Woods wake the ghosts of Appalachia with their prairie gothic pyre-side tales. “It’s easy to see why The Place […]

Molly Tuttle

A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award-winning songwriter with a distinctive voice, Molly has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. She began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she’s appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly […]

Whitney Rose

Whitney Rose is a Canadian singer and songwriter who describes her sound as “vintage-pop-infused neo-traditional country.” She grew up on Prince Edward Island and was exposed to country music from a very young age: as a child, she spent most of her time at her grandparents’ bar, where the jukebox constantly played hits by Hank […]

Birds of Chicago

In so many ways, we are a word weary culture, ever searching for ways to communicate in fewer and fewer words, letters, syllables…Our online blogged out, you-tubed attention spans are truncated and fragmented like never before. Birds of Chicago, the collective centred around Allison Russell and JT Nero, reassert the simple notion – radical in […]

Rachel Baiman

In many ways, Shame, the new album from 27-year-old Nashville Americana songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Baiman, is an exploration of growing up female in America. “I wasn’t necessarily trying to write songs that would be easy to listen to,” Baiman says of the project, “I wanted to write about reality, in all of it’s terror […]

Michael Nau

Michael Nau has been the frontman for Page France and Cotton Jones. On his solo debut, he displays his penchant for uplift: Sumptuously warm, the set feels invitingly casual, loose-strung, and slightly accidental, a collection of messy indie-rock demos that he fleshes out into surprising songs. From the pastel indie pop of Page France to […]

Seamus Fogarty

“You know when a song is good enough to let go,” muses Seamus Fogarty of his patient and meticulous approach to songcraft. Over time and tide it’s given rise to the London-based Irish alt-folk and electronica alchemist’s truly magnificent second album and Domino debut The Curious Hand. A record not born of grand ideas realised […]

Prinz Grizzley

Prinz Grizzley dug down in the rich grits of good ol ‘country, folk and blues. The more he dug, the more he returned, back home to rural feelings that bound him to his roots in western Austria. Surrounded by rugged wild country, with God-loving, hard-working folk, who are living in the country and who are […]