NAMC September 13

THIS WEEK
LAST WEEK
ALBUM COVER
ARTIST INFORMATION
12Song: Envious
Artist: Kickin' Krotch
Album: Kickin' Krotch
Tobique First Nation, NB

Website
23Song: The Crossroads
Artist: The Deeds
Album: Mother Nature
Winnipeg. MB

Facebook
34Song: My Home
Artist: Rescued By Dragonflys
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
45Song: Why
Artist: Angus Jourdain
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB
56Song: Be Your Girl
Artist: Shy-Anne Hovorka
Album: Bones
Thunder Bay, ON

Website | Facebook
67Song: Revolver Man
Artist: Miss Rae & The Midnight Ramblers
Album: Big Boned Woman
Edmonton, AB

Website
78Song: I Won't Fall Down
Artist: Nelson Little
Album: The Little Things
Thompson, Manitoba
89Song: Tell My Baby
Artist: Hugh Poorman
Album: Red Road
Regina, SK

Website | Facebook
910Song: So Alive
Artist: Chasing Dragons
Album: Single
Saint John, NB

Facebook
1011Song: Have a Good Time, All The Time
Artist: The Johnnys
Album: Rock
Gore Bay, ON

Website | Facebook |
YouTube
1112Song: Who'll Buy The Wine
Artist: Charlie Furlong & Yukon Jack Band
Album: Single
1214Song: What a Day Can Change
Artist: Janet Panic
Album: Most of What Follows is True
Sechelt, BC

Website
1315Song: Caribou
Artist: Tanya Tagaq
Album: Animism
Cambridge Bay, NU

Website | Facebook
1416Song: The Last Time
Artist: Rikki Linklater
Album: Single
Gilliam, MB
151Song: Wild & Free
Artist: Ashley Robertson
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB

Website
1617Song: Such a Long Way
Artist: Dee Erin Band
Album: Single
Brandon, MB

Facebook
1718Song: For The Light
Artist: Digging Roots
Album: For The Light

Website | Facebook
1819Song: Free To Fly
Artist: Jace Martin
Album: Single
Six Nations, ON

Facebook
1920Song: Sun On Your Face
Artist: Aaron Starr
Album: With Sunglasses and a Lighter
Selkirk, MB

Facebook
2021Song: Tattered
Artist: Leanne Goose
Album: This Time
Inuvik, NWT

Website
2123Song: Fripp Jazz
Artist: The Gary Sappier Blues Band
Album: Who Ya Foolin'
Tobique First Nation, NB

Webiste
2224Song: Pow Wow
Artist: Mike Bone
Album: Rain Dance
Oklahoma City, OK.

Website
2322Song: It's Alright
Artist: Black Stone
Album: Black Stone
Cochrane, ON

Facebook
2425Song: 8th Wonder
Artist: Diyet
Album: When You Were King
Burwash Landing, Yukon
Website
2526Song: Rollin' Round With You
Artist: Billy Grind
Album: Billy Grind
Regina, SK.

Website
2627Song: Just The Way I Like
Artist: Shawnee
Album: Let It Burn
Toronto, ON.

Website
2728Song: Black Top Road
Artist: Johnny Dietrich
Album: Single

Portage la Prairie, MB.

Website
2829Song: Come My Way
Artist: Tara Williamson
Album: NDN Summer
Winnipeg, MB.

Website
2930Song: Meet Me at the Pow Wow
Artist: Lightning Cloud ft. Leonard Sumner
Album: Single
Los Angeles, CA

Facebook
3031Song: Prayers in a Song
Artist: Tall Paul
Album: Single

Minneapolis, MN

Twitter
3132Song: Fallen Soldier
Artist: Inez Jasper feat. Fawn Wood
Album: Burn Me Down

Chilliwack, BC

Facebook
3233Song: This Feeling
Artist: Cassidy Mann
Album: Blue Skies and Bright Eyes
Winnipeg, MB

Website
3334Song: Skyline
Artist: Federal Lights
Album: We Were Found In The Fog
Winnipeg/Toronto

Website
3436Song: S.O.L. (Save Our Love)
Artist: The Mosquitoz
Album: When Wolves Cry
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
3537Song: Walked Away
Artist: Bob Chartrand
Album: Rebel Blues
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
3622Song: I'll Be Alright
Artist: Carl Crane
Album: I'll Be Alright
3739Song: No Damn Good Reason
Artist: Cory Cardinal Feat. Nathan Cunningham
Album: Single
Kinuso, AB

Revernation
3840Song: Heart of the People
Artist: Leela Gilday
Album: Hear of the People
Yellowknife, NWT

Website
39NEWSong: Iced Cap Swing
Artist: Patti Kusturok
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB.

Facebook
40NEWSong: Rich Man
Artist: Ghost Town Orchestra
Album: Dead Wait
Brantford, ON

Website

Kickin’ Krotch

Kickin Krotch

In 2012, less than a mere year ago, we all – Michael Bernard, Lead vocalist, Sean Nicholas, Drummer, Kevin Connor Ward, Bass, Frank Simon, Lead guitar, Kipp Sappier, Rhythm guitar – came together to form the band Kickin’ Krotch.

What is our ‘sound’ you ask? We are a multitude of sounds. All of our music tastes vary which is what makes us work. Our Indigenous heritage plays a large role in our music and showcases the talent of our people. Although we are less than 2 years old we have compiled a full CD of songs, performed live numerous of times, Played on countless radio stations across the continent and with two videos completed. Recently nominated for “Best Rock CD” at Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards. An also nominated for “Best Aboriginal Recording of the Year” at East Coast Music Awards.

Website / Facebook / Twitter / ReverbNation / Instagram

NAMC September 6th, 2014

THIS WEEK
LAST WEEK
ALBUM COVER
ARTIST INFORMATION
14Song: Wild & Free
Artist: Ashley Robertson
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB

Website
23Song: Envious
Artist: Kickin' Krotch
Album: Kickin' Krotch
Tobique First Nation, NB

Website
35Song: The Crossroads
Artist: The Deeds
Album: Mother Nature
Winnipeg. MB

Facebook
46Song: My Home
Artist: Rescued By Dragonflys
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
57Song: Why
Artist: Angus Jourdain
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB
68Song: Be Your Girl
Artist: Shy-Anne Hovorka
Album: Bones
Thunder Bay, ON

Website | Facebook
79Song: Revolver Man
Artist: Miss Rae & The Midnight Ramblers
Album: Big Boned Woman
Edmonton, AB

Website
810Song: I Won't Fall Down
Artist: Nelson Little
Album: The Little Things
Thompson, Manitoba
911Song: Tell My Baby
Artist: Hugh Poorman
Album: Red Road
Regina, SK

Website | Facebook
1012Song: So Alive
Artist: Chasing Dragons
Album: Single
Saint John, NB

Facebook
1114Song: Have a Good Time, All The Time
Artist: The Johnnys
Album: Rock
Gore Bay, ON

Website | Facebook |
YouTube
1215Song: Who'll Buy The Wine
Artist: Charlie Furlong & Yukon Jack Band
Album: Single
131Song: It's Alright
Artist: Black Stone
Album: Black Stone
Cochrane, ON

Facebook
1416Song: What a Day Can Change
Artist: Janet Panic
Album: Most of What Follows is True
Sechelt, BC

Website
1517Song: Caribou
Artist: Tanya Tagaq
Album: Animism
Cambridge Bay, NU

Website | Facebook
1618Song: The Last Time
Artist: Rikki Linklater
Album: Single
Gilliam, MB
1719Song: Such a Long Way
Artist: Dee Erin Band
Album: Single
Brandon, MB

Facebook
1820Song: For The Light
Artist: Digging Roots
Album: For The Light

Website | Facebook
1922Song: Free To Fly
Artist: Jace Martin
Album: Single
Six Nations, ON

Facebook
2023Song: Sun On Your Face
Artist: Aaron Starr
Album: With Sunglasses and a Lighter
Selkirk, MB

Facebook
2124Song: Tattered
Artist: Leanne Goose
Album: This Time
Inuvik, NWT

Website
222Song: I'll Be Alright
Artist: Carl Crane
Album: I'll Be Alright
2325Song: Fripp Jazz
Artist: The Gary Sappier Blues Band
Album: Who Ya Foolin'
Tobique First Nation, NB

Webiste
2426Song: Pow Wow
Artist: Mike Bone
Album: Rain Dance
Oklahoma City, OK.

Website
2528Song: 8th Wonder
Artist: Diyet
Album: When You Were King
Burwash Landing, Yukon
Website
2629Song: Rollin' Round With You
Artist: Billy Grind
Album: Billy Grind
Regina, SK.

Website
2731Song: Just The Way I Like
Artist: Shawnee
Album: Let It Burn
Toronto, ON.

Website
2832Song: Black Top Road
Artist: Johnny Dietrich
Album: Single

Portage la Prairie, MB.

Website
2930Song: Come My Way
Artist: Tara Williamson
Album: NDN Summer
Winnipeg, MB.

Website
3033Song: Meet Me at the Pow Wow
Artist: Lightning Cloud ft. Leonard Sumner
Album: Single
Los Angeles, CA

Facebook
3134Song: Prayers in a Song
Artist: Tall Paul
Album: Single

Minneapolis, MN

Twitter
3235Song: Fallen Soldier
Artist: Inez Jasper feat. Fawn Wood
Album: Burn Me Down

Chilliwack, BC

Facebook
3336Song: This Feeling
Artist: Cassidy Mann
Album: Blue Skies and Bright Eyes
Winnipeg, MB

Website
3437Song: Skyline
Artist: Federal Lights
Album: We Were Found In The Fog
Winnipeg/Toronto

Website
3513Song: What Makes You Who You Are
Artist: Black & Grey
Album: Black & Grey
Membertou, NS

Facebook
3639Song: S.O.L. (Save Our Love)
Artist: The Mosquitoz
Album: When Wolves Cry
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
3740Song: Walked Away
Artist: Bob Chartrand
Album: Rebel Blues
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
3821Song: Bread and Cheese
Artist: A Tribe Called Red
Album: Nation II Nation
Ottawa, ON

Website
39NEWSong: No Damn Good Reason
Artist: Cory Cardinal Feat. Nathan Cunningham
Album: Single
Kinuso, AB

Revernation
40NEWSong: Hear of the People
Artist: Leela Gilday
Album: Hear of the People
Yellowknife, NWT

Website

Ashley Robertson

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The package is deceiving; fresh-faced with a warm smile and gentle voice, singer-songwriter Ashley Robertson is a young woman with an already impressive amount of critical and international acclaim for her unique blend of country music storytelling, folky introspectiveness and bluegrass energy.

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ashley’s interest in country music was sparked early by listening to her parent’s recordings of great artists such as Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash. As soon as she was old enough Ashley headed to Nashville and eventually enrolled in Belmont University’s famed Music Business program, where she majored in business administration, audio production and studied classical piano.

There in Nashville she met her first producer Allen Frizzell, brother of the legendary Lefty Frizzell. Ashley’s debut album was recorded at Hilltop Studios and released in 2003 to critical and international success. She became one of the youngest songwriters ever to have two solo written songs hit the top 100 at Canadian country radio with “Little League Tryouts” & “But He”, complete with a cross Canada radio tour and numerous trips to Europe and the U.K. to perform.

Her first internationally released single “Living In Misery” , co-written by Allen Frizzell & Bobby Taylor, gained the top spot on the American Independent, U.K. & European country charts and led to her winning 2005 European CMA Female Vocalist of the Year. The accompanying music video received play on CMT Canada and the Country Music Channel of Australia.

She again topped the Independent, European & UK country charts in 2006 with her self-written bluegrass single “A Letter” and began earnest work writing and recording her sophomore album. According to Larry Delaney of Country Music News she “steps into full control of the project by writing all of the songs, and producing.”

Ashley graduated from Belmont University and released her second album “Woman in the White Dress” in Fall 2008. It was recorded at Hilltop Studios in Nashville with John Nicholson at the helm. Ashley was subsequently invited to perform for the prestigious “Songwriter’s Cafe” during the Canadian Country Music Association’s Awards week in her hometown of Winnipeg that September. She recently toured Australia in January 2011 and performed at the legendary Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Two more singles “Deep in the Night” & “Woman in the White Dress” from the album of the same name are Ashley’s third and fourth number one hits to become a smash on country radio in several nations, including number one on the National Aboriginal Top 30 Countdown in Canada, and taking the top spot on the European CMA’s official Pan-Europe Country Radio chart.

Ashley’s other releases include “Back In Manitoba”, a special tribute song recorded and released for the Manitoba 2010 Homecoming celebration and “Return To Me” , a single which reached the number 2 spot on the European country charts at the end of 2010 and was named as one of the top played country songs of 2011 by CountryBear.

The song “Woman in the White Dress”, written by Ashley, also became part of the soundtrack for the Sundance Institute film “Compliance”, handpicked by director Craig Zobel. The film debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and got picked up by Magnolia Pictures for wide release.

“Finished With You” is her newest that is quickly garnering amazing amounts of international airplay from her third studio album. It already rocketed up the charts in several nations and continues to climb as the first success from the new album “Start Again”.

In the end, Ashley’s heart lies with the rich songwriting tradition of country music combined with the introspectiveness of folk and the energy of bluegrass. Her gently powerful voice eases you along and portrays soulfulness beyond her years. Lesson learned; don’t be deceived by the youthful package, Ashley Robertson is a gifted singer-songwriter with “ample touches of hurt, passion and soul”.

Website / iTunes / Facebook / Twitter / MySpace / YouTube

NAMC August 30th, 2014

THIS WEEK
LAST WEEK
ALBUM COVER
ARTIST INFORMATION
12Song: It's Alright
Artist: Black Stone
Album: Black Stone
Cochrane, ON

Facebook
23Song: I'll Be Alright
Artist: Carl Crane
Album: I'll Be Alright
34Song: Envious
Artist: Kickin' Krotch
Album: Kickin' Krotch
Tobique First Nation, NB

Website
46Song: Wild & Free
Artist: Ashley Robertson
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB

Website
57Song: The Crossroads
Artist: The Deeds
Album: Mother Nature
Winnipeg. MB

Facebook
69Song: My Home
Artist: Rescued By Dragonflys
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
710Song: Why
Artist: Angus Jourdain
Album: Single
Winnipeg, MB
811Song: Be Your Girl
Artist: Shy-Anne Hovorka
Album: Bones
Thunder Bay, ON

Website | Facebook
912Song: Revolver Man
Artist: Miss Rae & The Midnight Ramblers
Album: Big Boned Woman
Edmonton, AB

Website
1013Song: I Won't Fall Down
Artist: Nelson Little
Album: The Little Things
Thompson, Manitoba
1115Song: Tell My Baby
Artist: Hugh Poorman
Album: Red Road
Regina, SK

Website | Facebook
1216Song: So Alive
Artist: Chasing Dragons
Album: Single
Saint John, NB

Facebook
131Song: What Makes You Who You Are
Artist: Black & Grey
Album: Black & Grey
Membertou, NS

Facebook
1417Song: Have a Good Time, All The Time
Artist: The Johnnys
Album: Rock
Gore Bay, ON

Website | Facebook |
YouTube
1518Song: Who'll Buy The Wine
Artist: Charlie Furlong & Yukon Jack Band
Album: Single
1619Song: What a Day Can Change
Artist: Janet Panic
Album: Most of What Follows is True
Sechelt, BC

Website
1720Song: Caribou
Artist: Tanya Tagaq
Album: Animism
Cambridge Bay, NU

Website | Facebook
1821Song: The Last Time
Artist: Rikki Linklater
Album: Single
Gilliam, MB
1922Song: Such a Long Way
Artist: Dee Erin Band
Album: Single
Brandon, MB

Facebook
2023Song: For The Light
Artist: Digging Roots
Album: For The Light

Website | Facebook
215Song: Bread and Cheese
Artist: A Tribe Called Red
Album: Nation II Nation
Ottawa, ON

Website
2224Song: Free To Fly
Artist: Jace Martin
Album: Single
Six Nations, ON

Facebook
2325Song: Sun On Your Face
Artist: Aaron Starr
Album: With Sunglasses and a Lighter
Selkirk, MB

Facebook
2426Song: Tattered
Artist: Leanne Goose
Album: This Time
Inuvik, NWT

Website
2528Song: Fripp Jazz
Artist: The Gary Sappier Blues Band
Album: Who Ya Foolin'
Tobique First Nation, NB

Webiste
2629Song: Pow Wow
Artist: Mike Bone
Album: Rain Dance
Oklahoma City, OK.

Website
2714Song: They Say
Artist: Leonard Sumner
Album: Rez Poetry
Little Saskatchewan, MB

Website | Facebook
2830Song: 8th Wonder
Artist: Diyet
Album: When You Were King
Burwash Landing, Yukon
Website
2931Song: Rollin' Round With You
Artist: Billy Grind
Album: Billy Grind
Regina, SK.

Website
3033Song: Come My Way
Artist: Tara Williamson
Album: NDN Summer
Winnipeg, MB.

Website
3134Song: Just The Way I Like
Artist: Shawnee
Album: Let It Burn
Toronto, ON.

Website
3235Song: Black Top Road
Artist: Johnny Dietrich
Album: Single

Portage la Prairie, MB.

Website
3336Song: Meet Me at the Pow Wow
Artist: Lightning Cloud ft. Leonard Sumner
Album: Single
Los Angeles, CA

Facebook
3437Song: Prayers in a Song
Artist: Tall Paul
Album: Single

Minneapolis, MN

Twitter
3538Song: Fallen Soldier
Artist: Inez Jasper feat. Fawn Wood
Album: Burn Me Down

Chilliwack, BC

Facebook
3639Song: This Feeling
Artist: Cassidy Mann
Album: Blue Skies and Bright Eyes
Winnipeg, MB

Website
3740Song: Skyline
Artist: Federal Lights
Album: We Were Found In The Fog
Winnipeg/Toronto

Website
3827Song: Keep a Fire in the Rain
Artist: Amanda Rheaume
Album: Keep a Fire
Ottawa, ON

Website
39NEWSong: S.O.L. (Save Our Love)
Artist: The Mosquitoz
Album: When Wolves Cry
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook
40NEWSong: Walked Away
Artist: Bob Chartrand
Album: Rebel Blues
Winnipeg, MB

Facebook