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Monday Special Blend
Monday September 7th, 2020 with Jumpin' Joel Flash
Girls to the Front, Justice for Peace, Boy Band Country Songs, and Max Webster!

I had an interview with Julie Corrigan! She’s the host of Girls to the Front, which typically features local woman musicians once a Month at Irenes! Well, the show is back, and we talked all about the livestream and distant seating! I also spoke with Wise Atangana! He’s been busy in isolation… a brand new album called Justice For Peace, as well as plans for a brand-new afro-cultural centre in Ottawa! We talked all about it! In between, I played music from Reykjavictim, The Reklaws, A Tribe Called Red, Roy Woods, Werth It, Spacegirl, Rebecca Noelle, Nambi, Kevin California, & Max Webster!
April in Toledo
Max Webster - Universal Juveniles Canadian
Julie Corrigan - Languages Canadian

From her bio:
Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Julie Corrigan is a warm & soulful country singer/songwriter hailing from the small town of Shawville Quebec. Julie’s hometown has been a source of inspiration for many of her songs from her debut album The Language, recorded in Ottawa at Little Bullhorn Studios with producer Dave Draves. Through memories of growing up on a farm along the Ottawa River, her songs tells stories of heartache, loss, tragedy and a longing for going home.

Known for her stunning live performances around the Ottawa Valley and across Canada, Julie’s lifelong songwriting growth culminated in the summer of 2017 when she performed at Ottawa Bluesfest. She has also performed at the National Arts Centre and Blacksheep Inn, as well as other festival performances which include Marvest City Folk, Shawville Fair and Megaphono. Julie has been featured on CBC Radio and CKCU FM, in which "The Language" was the #1 played album of the year in 2015. Julie also hosts a live monthly event at Irene’s Pub in Ottawa called Girls to the Front Songwriters Circle, which showcases women in music locally and beyond.

More Julie here:

Featuring Julie Corrigan, Nambi, Rebecca Noelle
Sunday, September 27, 2020 8-9PM
Live Streamed via facebook
Go With You
Rebecca Noelle - Soulstice Canadian

From her bio:
Rebecca Noelle is a musical creator. Beginning as a pianist, her disciplines have since broadened to include vocal performance, percussion, composition and production. With a foundation in jazz, Rebecca's sound has evolved from soul to folk to electronic, grazing everything in between. In addition to her solo career, Rebecca has spent years artistically collaborating with pop-art troupe The PepTides, composing and performing for soul big-band The Commotions, and debuting as a producer, singer-songwriter in her electronic duo The Stellasonic. With a career spanning 15 years, she's shared bills with artists such as B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Buddy Guy, Norah Jones and Bonnie Raitt. She's graced stages across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Asia, Europe & even the North Pole.

More Rebecca here:
Nambi - s/t Canadian New

From her bio:
Ottawa-born singer-songwriter Nambi (formerly known as Rita Carter) has become one of her city’s most darling and well-respected voices. Nambi’s reputation as a sincere and talented performer is a testament to her creative ability and faith in music, as a source of personal and communal revelation. Her strong vocal presence and soulful, acoustic, RnB street folk style, have made her a sought-after and much-admired performer, as evidenced by her appearances in some of Ottawa’s most well-known and loved venues, as well as at House of Paint’s Annual Urban Art Festival in 2014 & 2017 and Megaphono Festival 2019.

Her notoriety and acclaim have also helped to take her soulful music on stages overseas while touring in Europe and East Africa. The 2018 festival season was full of performances at Westfest, RBC Bluesfest, Soul City Music Fest (headliner), and she wrapped up the busy year gracing the NAC’s Fourth Stage in December. With the help of FACTOR Canada, Nambi is currently putting the finishing touches on her third studio album, “All of We”, set to be released this year. On July 24th, 2020, Nambi released her first single in three years called “SHOTANOTHADOWN” highlighting the necessity for speech about police brutality against Black people.

To Nambi music is a weapon, a peace offering, and an expression of deep humanity, humility and strength!

More Nambi here:
La Cité Collegiale is holding a FREE livestreamed concert this Thursday! Featuring performances from Lennon Stella, Pink Sweats, A Tribe Called Red, Roy Woods, Tyson Ritter, and the Reklaws!

Campus en concert virtuel!
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 at 8 PM – 11 PM
Online event!
Event Page:
FB Event:
Beer Can
The Reklaws - Where I'm From (Deluxe) Canadian New
The Reklaws - Where I'm From (Deluxe) Canadian New

From their Bio:
Raised on their family farm in rural Ontario, Jenna and Stuart Walker, signed their first major record deal with Universal Music in 2017. Their second single “Long Live the Night” kicked off what would become a massive 2018. Beyond rapidly achieving gold-certification, the single would become the most streamed domestic song of all Canadian country artists released in 2018 and was selected as the theme song for the national broadcast of the Canadian Football League’s (“CFL”) Thursday Night Football for an impressive two consecutive years in a row. A breakout 2018 capped off with a live performance to over 2 million people on the national broadcast of the 106th CFL Grey Cup.

2019 saw the duo complete a headlining tour, earn their Canadian Country Music Award and first JUNO nomination for “Country Album of The Year”, as well as a live performance spot on the JUNO’s national broadcast. The Reklaws became household names in Canada when their anthemic hit “Roots” served as the official TSN World Juniors Song for two consecutive years in a row. Along the way they amassed over 100 million streams.

More Reklaws here:
Like Pascal
Roy Woods - Dem Times Canadian New
What We Did
Roy Woods - Dem Times Canadian New

From his Bio:
At 22 years old, Roy Wood$ has accomplished more in the span of three years than most people do in a lifetime. Born Denzel Spencer in Brampton, Ontario, Wood$ first caught the attention of Drake in 2015, going on to be signed to the OVO SOUND label and debuting his first single “Drama” featuring Drake on OVO SOUND Radio in July of 2015. Wood$’ second single “Get You Good” was also premiered on OVO SOUND Radio in late summer of 2015.

Soon after his signing, Roy released his debut EP “Exis” to critical acclaim and the #10 spot on Billboard’s US R&B/Hip-Hop chart.

The sky proves to be the limit for the budding star. As the run continues with sold out shows, major brand endorsements, and a growing list of industry accomplishments, Roy continues to live and strive for his goals by the mantra he defined for himself at a young age – to say less and do more.

More Roy here:
Land Back Ft. Boogey The Beat & Northern Voice
A Tribe Called Red - s/t Canadian New
Ba Na Na Ft. Odario, Haviah Mighty & Chippewa Travellers
A Tribe Called Red - s/t Canadian

From their Bio:
If you’re an indigenous person living in a country that was forcefully colonized, it’s all too common to find yourself underrepresented and misrepresented if not blatantly and systematically devalued and attacked. Positive role models and a positive self-identity are hard to come by, yet the Canadian DJ collective A Tribe Called Red is a modern gateway into urban and contemporary indigenous culture and experience, celebrating all its layers and complexity.

Looking to the future, without losing sight of their past, ATCR straddles a broad range of musical influences based in modern hip-hop, traditional pow wow drums and vocals, blended with edgy electronic music production styles. Currently made up of Bear Witness and 2oolman, ATCR first got together in 2008. They are part of a vital new generation of artists making a cultural and social impact in Canada alongside a renewed Aboriginal rights movement called Idle No More.

A Tribe Called Red promotes inclusivity, empathy and acceptance amongst all races and genders in the name of social justice. They believe that indigenous people need to define their identity on their own terms. If you share this vision, then you are already part of the Halluci Nation.

More Tribe Called Red here:
Love in the Sand
Kevin California - Timeless Canadian New

From his Bio:
After the debut of his affectionately titled, “Dear Mom” EP and two follow-up singles, ‘I Am’ and ‘Golden Dreams’, Kevin California is set to release a new 6-song EP, ‘Timeless’, encompassing influences from folk to rock to reggae. This Toronto-based Canadian singer-songwriter-producer displays influences from Jason Mraz, Mumford and Sons, Zac Brown Band among many others. Kevin studied Independent Music Production at UCLA Extension, but his interest for travel and adventure did not stop there as Kevin went on to intern at a professional studio in Montreal, improving his producing skills which gave him the confidence to self-produce and record a new six-collection masterpiece in the culturally-rich city of Montreal.

Now living in Toronto, of course near The Beaches, Kevin California is putting the finishing touches on the new EP. Kevin has worked with many professionals in the industry while constructing the ‘Timeless’ EP, including mixing engineers, Darryl Swann from Los Angeles and Jesse Tolbert from Montreal, mastering engineer, Richard Addison from Montreal who recently worked on Charlotte Cardin’s Main Girl EP, graphic artist, Sara Llamas from Spain and countless other fantastic musicians and recording engineers from around the world. Kevin California’s list of achievements include being chosen as a select few by curators to present his original music to Brandi Carlile in a songwriting circle hosted by Grammy U, continued support by FM radio on stations CBC Radio One and CKWR, local television coverage by Rogers TV in London, and over 125,000 views on YouTube.

More Kevin here:
Post Secondary (feat. Lanteekay, Slippery T)
Reykjavictim - Nostalgia Canadian New

From their bio:
New Music dropping September 1 from pandemic-proof one-man-band, Reykjavictim. The album is called Nostalgia. Only now I'm rapping about pension contributions and making dinner instead of screaming my admiration for the Chinese space program.

Forged in a work-from-home unfinished basement prison without childcare or air conditioning during the hottest July on record, I'm sure that this frustration is relatable... or maybe you are all having a blast during this pandemic. I don't really know, I haven't seen anybody in ages and I currently live in Ottawa.

As the album title implies, I hope that receiving this email stirs some nostalgia. If so, mission partially accomplished.

Check out more Reykjavictim here:
Justice for Peace
Wise Atangana - Justice for Peace Canadian New
Single Born Equal
Wise Atangana - s/t Canadian

From his bio:
Wise Atangana is a Canadian artist born and raised in Cameroon in Central Africa. He has offered more than 200 workshops and performances in schools in Ontario and Québec between 2015 and 2020, and he is invited each year to perform at several major festivals across Canada. He describes his musical style as “Afro beat hip-hop fusion” and through his music he replicates what his grandparents did – shares his stories, his beliefs and his experiences as a Black man, Cameroonian, an African and a new Canadian Canada.

About his new iniative:
The Afro-Black Cultural Centre, to be opened in January 2021, will feature a professional audio-video production studio and a collaborative workspace where the next generation of young Black Canadians will strengthen their cultural identity and develop creative, artistic and entrepreneurial skills.

The Centre's mission is to teach Black youth how to use art, creativity and technology to create opportunities and deconstruct stereotypes against anti-black racism in Canada and around the world. This will be achieved through the development of identity building, mentoring, and entrepreneurial and artistic development programs.

Wise Atangana took inspiration for this project from the recent #BlackLivesMatter march and other acts of solidarity spearheaded by the Black community in response to the killing of George Floyd in May 2020, as well as the daily threats posed to Black people in Canada and globally.

More Wise here:
Rocket Me
Werth It - s/t Canadian New

From their Bio:
Werth It - was founded by Greg Werthman in Ottawa Canada. Previously known as The Werth Men, that name changed with the addition of Kim Horvath on Bass, to Werth It.
Werth it has been a headlining act at a major fetival in Ottawa, featured on tv and film,
and have been bringing their blues rock originals and covers to many corporate events,
and large venues around eastern Ontario.

The addition of veteran drummer/ vocalist Denis Trottier has solidified the band into
a performing/recording act to be reckoned with.

More Werth It here:
Upon Your Star
SpaceGirl - Virtual Reality Canadian

From her Bio:
Teresa Hart AKA "SpaceGirl" is a professional Canadian Artist Signed to Rock Solid Talent Entertainment. Teresa is a
Singer/Songwriter/Musician/Producer/Teacher/Author, from Toronto, ON. Canada. Her two newest albums SpaceGirl “Virtual Reality” and “Venus Baby” have been streaming in 21 different countries since their release.

She is signed to the record label “Rock Solid Talent Entertainment” located in the U.K. SpaceGirl’s song “Too Close To The Earth” is in an upcoming short film called “Toxic” from BME Films out of Los Angeles, California.

She has released a beginner guitar book entitled “The Easy And Effective Guitar Method” which is now available on Amazon. She is also featured in another new book release “Magnetic Entrepreneur – Celebrities Keeping It Real” also available on Amazon. At her book release Teresa Hart/SpaceGirl also was part of the biggest book signing in history. This won her a “Guinness World Record”.

More SpaceGirl here:
Jumpin' Joel Flash
Get Down (Country Cover) - s/t Canadian New
You're Welcome.
Diamonds Diamonds
Max Webster - High Class in Borrowed Shoes Canadian
Interactive CKCU
hillbilly glenn
Great lineup! Happy Labour Day!!! Solidarity with 'The Mighty'! Thanks for your work, Jumpin'!

8:12 AM, September 7th, 2020
Joel Elliott (host)
Glad you dig it Glenn! Enjoy the long weekend!

8:19 AM, September 7th, 2020