Music Podcasts That Tell a Story

Music Podcasts That Tell a Story

Overnight success… does it actually exist? Usually it’s anything but. There’s an element of mystique to an artist’s extraordinary talent and on-stage charisma, and who hasn’t fallen for the idea that musicians have been born into a different world to the rest of us, and their musical success is simply pre-destined?! The truth, of course, is far from this. Successful

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Gaston Nolet

Gaston Nolet

It would be an injustice to talk about Québécois culture without mentioning – maple syrup!   And the best place to discover everything there is to know about maple syrup is at a sugar shack or cabane à sucre.  You will also discover some very fine traditional music.  You might even find Gaston Nolet, a legendary accordion player whose music enlivens

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Jean François Berthiaume

Jean François Berthiaume

Jean François Berthiaume is a larger-than-life character, full of colour and creativity. Musician and band member of  Reveillons! (Let’s Party!), Galant Tu Perds Ton Temps (something like Sweetheart, You’re Wasting You’re Time) and Les Fréres Berthiaume,  an artist, a step dancer and dance caller. It was thanks to a short documentary Pas de Câlleur, Pas de Danse (No Dance Caller, No Dance) about

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Les Poules à Colin (Colin’s Chickens)

Les Poules à Colin (Colin’s Chickens)

Everyone  has the choice of accepting or rejecting the environment they grew up in. Luckily for us, the 5 members of Les Poules à Colin, embraced the atmosphere around them. They are a sort-of second (or more) generation supergroup. Their music is a gorgeous blend of traditional music with a touch of jazz and North American influences, sung in both French

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