2022 IN REVIEW: Olivia Rose on Her Single, “Truck Boi”

Hailing from Elk Point, Alberta is pop-country singer-songwriter, Olivia Rose. For those unfamiliar with Olivia, she’s a 2x Edmonton Music Awards’ Rising Star award-winner and has previously opened for country music heavy-hitters such as Brett Kissel, Meghan Patrick and Paul Brandt. Her music has also seen success on both country radio and streaming platforms. Most notably, her 2019 single “Put It Like That” was added to CBC Country/Sirius XM’s regular rotation and surpassed 128K+ streams on Spotify.

In July of 2022, she released her latest single “Truck Boi”– a song she shares is about a hypothetical “Country f-boy who only cares about his supped-up truck and getting ladies” (Rose, Olivia).  A song that resonated with her fans, as it has amassed 48K+ streams on Spotify alone.

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Q & A: The Griffin Brothers on Their Latest Single, “Safe Pair Of Hands”

Hailing from Kitchener, ON is the Canadian country duo, Griffin Brothers (consisting of brothers, Ricky & Alex Griffin). Coming from a multi-generational family of musicians, they were inclined to follow suit– with their first on-stage appearance taking place at the early ages of 3 and 4 respectively. In the years since the multi-instrumentalists & singer/songwriters have captivated audiences across Ontario with their high-energy performances, as well as released several singles. Their most recent release comes as “Safe Pair Of Hands”, a heartwarming song about being that safe space and support system for someone you love.

Recently, I spoke with the Griffin Brothers about their start in country music, their new single and more. 

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Q & A: Jade Turner on Her Empowering New Single, “Deadweight”

Roots-Country artist Jade Turner is encouraging listeners to tune out all the noise and haters with her new single, “Deadweight”. Written by Crystal Shawanda & Jade herself, the song shares a message of self-love and resilience, as well as letting go of the past in order to move forward. 

Recently, I spoke with Jade about her start in roots-country music, her latest single and more. 

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2022 in Review: Darcy Nelson on Her Single, “Bad”, Part of the Official Soundtrack for Short Film, Outlawz

Originally from Washington State, she got her musical start in the church. In her teen years, she was encouraged to pursue music by those around her but didn’t make much of it at the time. In her early twenties, she relocated to Colorado for a fresh start personally & professionally. Without an established network or plan, she found herself busking to pay the bills while searching for a job. With some determination, she soon found herself earning from her music.

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