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Catching Up With El Coyote

El Coyote Band

CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Michelle from the country music band, El Coyote!

El Coyote is made up of three Montreal-based women, who have added their own spin to alt-country/folk music! Michelle talks about how the band first got together, and their debut self-titled album. Michelle talks about their style, and the stories fans can expect to hear on the record. For more information, check out El Coyote’s website, here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Michelle from El Coyote, click here!

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Nice Horse’s ‘There Goes The Neighbourhood’

nicehorse-albumcover-3000x3000CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Krista from the country music band, Nice Horse!

Nice Horse, made up of four kick-ass Alberta natives, has already made a splash in the country music scene by taking a bold approach to that country-rock sound, and the stories they tell. The band’s full length album, There Goes The Neighbourhood, is an eclectic mix of country sound with a gritty edge. Krista talks about their new single and feminist anthem, ‘Mansplainin,’ and how fans can interact with these 2018 CCMA nominees (for Interactive Artist or Group)! For more information, check out Nice Horse’s website, here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Krista from Nice Horse, click here!

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Don Amero: Evolution

Don Amero 2CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music singer-songwriter, Don Amero!

The Winnipeg native, and three-time JUNO nominee, talks to us about his transition from working as a hardwood floor installer, to following his dream in country music. He shares the stories behind his new album, Evolution, and how this project is truly an evolution from his previous sound. Don also shares the exciting news about his upcoming fall tour, and how best to connect! For more information, check out Don Amero’s website, here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Don Amero, click here!

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Kelsi Mayne’s ‘Woman Waiting’

kelsimayneCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music singer-songwriter, Kelsi Mayne!

The Windsor native talks to us about her recent gig on the main stage of the Boots and Hearts Music Festival – an instance she calls ‘a bucket list dream come true.’ Kelsi talks about her soulful yet edgy sound, and what fans can expect from her new single, Woman Waiting, written with fellow Canadian country artist, Jason Blaine. Kelsi shares the story behind her past single, Your Jolene, and let’s us know how to best connect with her online. For more information, check out Kelsi Mayne’s website,  here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Kelsi Mayne, click here!

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Hillside Outlaws ‘Hair of the Dog’

Hillside Outlaws

CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music band, Hillside Outlaws!

Louis from Hillside Outlaws talks about the band’s start in country music, and how they got their name. Louis talk’s about their current single, ‘Hair of the Dog,’ along with some of the other stories fans can expect to hear on their debut EP, Country Jukebox. For more information, check out the Hillside Outlaws website, click here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Louis from Hillside Outlaws, click here!

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Doc Yates: Home To The Country

Doc Yates

CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music singer/songwriter, Doc Yates!

Doc talks about his unique sound, that he dubs ‘Canadian Soul Country.’ He shares the story behind his upcoming single, Home To The Country, along with some of the inspirations behind previous singles. Doc also shares how you can get his new single, just by using your social media account! For more information, check out his website, here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Doc Yates, click here!

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Southern Halo’s ‘Just Like In The Movies’

Southern Halo 1 copyCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music trio, Southern Halo!

The trio, made up of sisters, Natalia, Hannah and Christina Morris, chat with us about their new album, Just Like In The Movies. The girls fill us in on the stories fans can expect on the record, and the evolution of sound from past projects. Southern Halo will be hitting the road with several tour dates beginning early September. For more information, check out their website, here! 

To listen to the exclusive interview with Southern Halo, click here!

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Scotty Kipfer’s ‘Taking My Time’

Scotty KipferCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen catches up with our good friend, Scotty Kipfer (unfortunately Peter Porker Piggy didn’t join us…sigh)!

Scotty talks about his second single, and title track to his debut album, Taking My Time. His second single is a little more playful than his first, Falling Like The Rain, so we decided to hit up a golf course to film this interview. Scotty also shares with us some of the other stories you can expect to hear on the record, all of the details about his sidekick, Peter Porker, and where you can connect with him online! Be sure to check out Scotty Kipfer’s website by clicking here!

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High Court County’s ‘Here We Go Again’

High Court County

CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Arie from the country music band, High Court County!

Arie talks about how the Toronto-based band first got together, and all about their country/rock/soul sound. He also shares some of the stories that fans can expect to hear on the band’s new EP, Here We Go Again.  Arie talks about the success of the band’s current single, ‘Bonfire Friday Night,’ which as of this week has reached #1 on the True North Country Indie Row Top 20! (CONGRATS GUYS!) –  Be sure to check out  High Court County’s website by clicking here!

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Ashlynne Vince’s ‘Love You Anyway’

ashlynne 2CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music singer/songwriter, Ashlynne Vince!

The Welland, Ontario native who now calls Nashville home, talks about her single, Love You Anyway.  Ashlynne talks about her songwriting style, and what fans can expect from her moving forward. Check out Ashlynne Vince’s website by clicking here!

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