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MURRAY MCLAUCHLAN Speaks to Racism & Privilege on New Album, Hourglass.

PRE-SAVE AND PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, Order of Canada recipient and 11-time JUNO Award-winning artist Murray McLauchlan challenged himself to look within himself for issues pertaining to systemic racism, privilege, and economic disparity on his landmark 20th album Hourglass, released on July 9, 2021 through his long-time record label […]

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Party For Joey - A Sweet Relief Tribute To Joey Spampinato, Available June 25, 2021

Stars Align for A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato on True North Records, Out June 25 PRE-SAVE AND PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM True North Records announces a June 25th release date for A Sweet Relief Tribute to Joey Spampinato, which features a lengthy list of friends and fans of the NRBQ founding member/bassist saluting him […]

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Craig Cardiff to release "All This Time Running" on May 14, 2021

PRE-SAVE THE ALBUM NOW "It's the biggest thing I've ever done," the humble, soft-spoken Ottawa-based songwriter says.vCrediting the swings between blind panic and dismal waiting that the Covid Lockdowns have wrought upon his normally steady tours, as his inspiration: “I never had time to pause like this before,” Cardiff reveals. “It scared the hell out […]

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THE MAHONES Release 30th Anniversary Album

Heralded as pioneers of the Irish punk scene, beloved six-piece outfit The Mahones, have released a special 30th Anniversary retrospective, This Is All We’ve Got To Show For It - The Best of 30 Years, released via True North Records on December 4, 2020. This comprehensive retrospective captures many special moments with surprise guests on […]

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Bruce Cockburn - True North 50th Anniversary Box Set Available Now!

  Curious what it looks like? Watch our unboxing video now on YouTube   To be active and relevant in music for 50 years is a significant achievement for any individual recording artist. The same can be said for any independent record label. To achieve this milestone together as an artist and label team without […]

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Crystal Shawanda releases new album "Church House Blues"

For her second album on True North Records, Nashville-based singer Crystal Shawanda has channeled the spirit and strength of blues greats such as Etta James and Koko Taylor, paired with a contemporary delivery that makes the 10 tracks on Church House Blues a rousing testament to her powerful vocal and songwriting abilities. Recorded at several […]

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MUSIC INDUSTRY BLACK OUT TUESDAY

True North Records joins with others in the music industry in making a collective statement about the intolerable level of hate in our society by closing our business on Tuesday June 2nd. All forms of racism, oppression and violence towards our brothers and sisters must end. #theshowmustbepaused #blacklivesmatter

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Bruce Cockburn Announces Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set

To be active and relevant in music for 50 years is a significant achievement for any individual recording artist. The same can be said for any independent record label. To achieve this milestone together as an artist and label team without interruption, has to be one of the most extraordinarily rare events in music. To […]

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Craig Cardiff: True North's Newest Artist

True North Records is thrilled to announce that we have officially signed Canadian Folk songwriter, troubadour and JUNO award nominee, Craig Cardiff. With 19 albums to his name, Cardiff has developed an impressive and loyal following throughout North America and into Europe with guitar in hand. He can turn any setting into an intimate affair, […]

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Bruce Cockburn announces NEW album "Crowing Ignites"

In 2005, Bruce Cockburn released Speechless, a collection of instrumental tracks that shone the spotlight on the singer-songwriter’s exceptional acoustic guitar playing. The album earned Cockburn a Canadian Folk Music Award for Best Instrumentalist and underscored his stature as one of the world’s premier pickers. More than 40 years since he embarked on his singer-songwriter […]

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Feature Friday: Leeroy Stagger

Today we are featuring an artist that is made up of pure talent and ambition, and widely considered one of Canada’s best contemporary singer/songwriters, Leeroy Stagger. Growing up on Vancouver Island, Leeroy was introduced to the music scene from a young age. He decided that he wanted to become a musician after attending a Rolling […]

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Leeroy Stagger Announces New Song "Strange Attractor"

Leeroy Stagger’s ever-evolving fusion of roots, rock and pop has confirmed his status as one of Canada’s best contemporary singer/songwriters. Since first making his mark on the Canadian independent music scene at the turn of this century, Leeroy Stagger has toured the world, both on his own and with the likes of Steve Earle, Pixies, […]

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Old Man Luedecke announces new studio album "Easy Money"!

  Today, Old Man Luedecke shares the title track from his upcoming LP, Easy Money, out on June 14 via True North Records. Easy Money picks up where Old Man Luedecke's award winning, and most successful release to date, Domestic Eccentric (2015), leaves off; four years farther down the road, dreaming about his ship coming […]

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Matt Andersen Announces New Album "Halfway Home By Morning" - Out March 22!

LISTEN TO THE NEW SINGLE Unbridled joy springs eternal from Halfway Home by Morning. Recorded live off the floor in Nashville, Tennessee, celebrated songwriter Matt Andersen’s tenth album collects all the essential elements for a down-home ramble and shoots them through with enough electrifying energy to drive the rock ‘n’ roll faithful to simmer, shimmy, […]

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Jimmy Rankin Announces New Album & Adds More Dates To Canadian Tour

Now this is big news. One of the true originals in Canadian music has moved from Nashville to Nova Scotia, and is celebrating with music only he could make. Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East is pure East Coast, a homecoming album featuring true stories, tall tales and bittersweet ballads, and the classic folk-rock sound that […]

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Colin James Announces Release of New Album "Miles To Go"!

With his 19th album, Miles to Go (out Sept. 21, on Stony Plain Records in the USA and True North Records ROW), Colin James is getting back to the blues. Miles to Go, Colin James’ ambitious sequel to the critically acclaimed Blue Highways, continues James’ story with a collection of carefully curated songs handpicked from […]

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Old Man Luedecke - One Night Only! Live At The Chester Playhouse

Multiple JUNO Award winner Old Man Luedecke’s narrative–driven folk songs are earnest, heartfelt reflections on the challenges and joys of everyday life. His new live album, “One Night Only! Live at the Chester Playhouse” features performances of songs spanning his entire catalog of releases and includes a cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Closing Time”. It also […]

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Jimmy Rankin Announces his True North Records Debut with "Moving East"!

Now this is big news. One of the true originals in Canadian music has moved from Nashville to Nova Scotia, and is celebrating with music only he could make. Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (out September 28, True North Records) is pure East Coast, a homecoming album featuring true stories, tall tales and bittersweet ballads, […]

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