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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!

To watch the exclusive interview with Scotty Kipfer, click 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!

To listen to the exclusive interview with High Court County, click 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!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Ashlynne Vince, click here!

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Jeremy Parsons’ Things I Need To Say

jp 2CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Americana artist, Jeremy Parsons!

The Texas native who now calls Nashville home, talks about his new record Things I Need To Say. Jeremy talks about his Americana sound, and how his musical journey began. He also talks about the stories that fans can expect to hear on his most recent project. Check out Jeremy Parsons’ website by clicking here!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Jeremy Parsons, click here!

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Sean Alan and The True Love Band

Sean AlanCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Sean Alan!

Sean talks about his start in country music, and how his style and sound blur the boundaries of many other genres. Sean talks about the band’s newest album, The Show Must Go On, and what stories fans can expect to hear on the record.  As mentioned in the interview, to listen to Sean’s playlist that he curates, click here! It features music that has influenced his work, along with some of his own songs, including a few singles from the upcoming album with The True Love Band. Check out Sean Alan’s website by clicking here!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Sean Alan, here!

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Matt Westin’s ‘Our Redneck Of The Woods’

Matt WestinCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Matt Westin!

Matt talks about his start in country music, and the story behind his new single, Our Redneck Of The Woods. He talks about his debut album, LEGACY, and how this record was made in his father’s honour.  Matt shares some of the stories from the album, and what fans can expect. Check out Matt Westin’s website by clicking here!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Matt Westin, here!

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SiriusXM Top of the Country In Partnership with CCMA

sirius-countrySiriusXM in partnership with CCMA present are looking for the next name in country, as they present Top of the Country. CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with the 9 Finalists from across Canada.

Find out more about Kristin Carter, Leaving Thomas, Shawn Austin, Andrew Hyatt, Cory James Mitchell, The Redhill Valleys, Jason Benoit, Ian Janes and Chris Ryan in the interview below. To listen to their songs, and vote for your favourite, click here before the deadline of 11:59 pm on Wednesday June 6, 2018. Good luck to all of the finalists!

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Bria Wilson’s ‘Deal Breaker’

Bria WilsonCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Bria Wilson!

Bria talks about her new single Deal Breaker, along with her debut EP. She talks about the story behind the single, and what fans can expect from her album. Bria also talks about her start in country music, and her unique sound. Check out Bria Wilson’s website by clicking here!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Bria Wilson, here!

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