There are people, places and moments in music that simmer and sizzle beneath the surface like softly glowing embers waiting to burst into flame. Intrepid music journalist Jordan Richardson tracks the tender beginnings, offbeat locations, compelling musicians, and bizarre scenes in hopes of starting a fire. Join him as he traces the sparks of some of music's most unknown and engaging acts, moments and locales.
A little jazz flute can go a long way.
Jazz is vividly and devastatingly now!
A tapestry of sound that is both bewitching and heavy.
Vuckovich explores the foundations of jazz without ignoring the future.
This record could not have a better title.
Rosenthal's mission to cross lines works in the magical balance.
The Jets are back and The Perms have a new record. Things are looking up in Winnipeg!
A clear, expressive, groovy record that tests Evans' boundaries.
Talking to composer/pianist Josh Nelson about life, discoveries and music.
Exploring choro at Yoshi's with some of the best players in the biz.
This is an expansive and striking work of Canadian ambient and drone music.
An expansive, adventurous work from a patient, composed ensemble.
Sinking into these waters is a rewarding experience.
This piano-led jazz trio does pop and rock favourites in style.
A dynamic cultural adventure from a humble and extraordinary guitarist and composer.
A study of sound and space.
Transformative exotica for your local neighbourhood tiki bar.
The Paris-born pianist attacks the piano, offering improvised versions of familiar classics along the way.
Jim guides these young lions as a titan of sonic insight.
A beautiful, bright musical experience featuring one of the best voices in the business.