Member News | February 14, 2018


    For Immediate Release February 13, 2018   NS-based Music Publishing Company Sound of Pop signs Newfoundland’s Michael Kirby (AKA Happy Beats) to Publishing Deal.   Sound of Pop signs 2017 Music NL “Electronic Artist of the Year” Happy Beats for 2016 and 2017 Albums   Wolfville, NS {February 13, 2018} Sound of Pop … Continued

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Member News | January 29, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador Artists receive ECMA nods, Showcases

East Coast Music Association (ECMA) nominees and showcasers were announced today! We would like to extend our congratulations to our ECMA nominees and showcasers.   NOMINEES Matthew Byrne  Roots/Traditional Recording of the Year Earle and Coffin Blues Recording of the Year Duo Concertante Classical Recording of the Year Jason Benoit Country Recording of the Year Rozalind MacPhail Electronic Recording of the … Continued

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Member News | January 18, 2018

ECMA, Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS, and Music PEI Present the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style. Spotlight” at the 2018 Folk Alliance International Conference

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA), Music/Musique NB, MusicNL, Music NS and Music PEI are pleased to be presenting the “Canadian Music. East Coast Style Spotlight” at the 30th anniversary of the Folk Alliance International Conference (FAI) in Kansas City, Missouri from February 14th – 18th.     FAI 2018 official showcasing artists include, Matthew … Continued

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Member News | January 9, 2018

Katie Power Releases new song ” Dream”

  I am so excited to share with you my very first newly released single “Dream” Recorded back in the fall with Ian Foster here in St. John’s, this song is the lead single off my debut album “Believe” which is coming up in June 2018! A combination of blues, folk, and soul. Inspirational, uplifting … Continued

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Member News | December 18, 2017

Scott Gilbert Releases Christmas Single, ” Lights are Shining”

    Scott Gilbert Releases New Christmas Single “Lights Are Shining” Local rocker Scott Gilbert releases an original Christmas tune, “LIGHTS ARE SHINING”, recorded at Rock Island Studios in Greens Harbour, NL. The track brings Gilbert’s signature driving rock and roll grooves juxtaposed by genuine lyrics that summon that inexplicable warm feeling of Christmas. Gilbert … Continued

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Member News | December 6, 2017


NL singer/songwriter Colleen Power has dedicated a live music video to Afterwords Bookstore, an iconic fixture in downtown St. John’s for more than 45 years that went out of business in recent weeks. “It’s hard to imagine downtown without Afterwords, and it’s just as hard to imagine walking by the shop without seeing (owner) David … Continued

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Member News | November 22, 2017

#JustDropped: Brad Jefford “Before The Rain”

ALBUM RELEASE Brad Jefford releases “Before the Rain” Newfoundland guitarist Brad Jefford is releasing his debut solo album “Before The Rain” this Sunday, November 26th, at 8:00pm at The Ship Pub in downtown St. John’s. For this release Brad has comprised a who’s who team with producer Bill Brennan, engineer Kevin Pinhorn and the team … Continued

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