• Katherine Duncan Key of A

    Key of A | About the Show

    The Key of A is your guide to Alberta's creative music community. Join Katherine Duncan for the best original music by new and established artists from across the province — and hear them in conversation, on stage and on record.

    Posted: Nov 10, 2016 6:18 PM MT
    Last Updated: Nov 24, 2016 11:55 AM MT

Key of A

  • Sykamore

    Sykamore signs with Home Team Publishing and Ellen Doty signs with Alma Records

    by Katherine Duncan

    You'll hear about Sykamore's new publishing deal and Ellen Doty's exclusive multi-release deal. Plus, a look at the top three finalists in Project Wild, and new releases from around Alberta.

    Posted: Nov 17, 2017 10:43 AM MT

    Valiant of Vimy for Remembrance Day

    by Katherine Duncan

    We open the show with Edmonton's Rebecca Lappa and her Spirit of Vimy contest-winning song, Valiant of Vimy. Then, find out which Alberta artists will be featured on upcoming winter music festivals. Plus, new tracks and albums by Amani, Vissia, The Wet Secrets, Astral Swans, Lighter than Arrows and King Dylan.

    Posted: Nov 10, 2017 1:47 PM MT
  • Ruth B.

    Ruth B's Lost Boy picked for CBC's Music Class Challenge

    by Katherine Duncan

    This week Edmonton singer Ruth B. takes the spotlight at the CBC Music Festival. Plus, new tracks by Braden Gates, The Willows, Raven and the Fox, Raghav, Kate Stevens and Ethan Cole.

    Posted: Nov 03, 2017 3:47 PM MT
  • 100 mile house

    100 mile house at The Needle Vinyl Tavern

    by Katherine Duncan

    To celebrate the arrival of a new baby in the 100 mile house family, you'll hear the set they played last February at The Needle Vinyl Tavern in Edmonton. Plus, a new single from YYC Music Award multiple winner JJ Shiplett, and Edmonton singer-songwriter Dana Wylie.

    Posted: Oct 20, 2017 11:53 AM MT
  • Hello Moth

    New tracks from Matt Patershuk, Jocelyn Alice, Hello Moth and Nice Horse

    by Katherine Duncan

    Find out why Matt Patershuk's third album sounds so good; follow the career trajectory of Calgary's Jocelyn Alice as she tackles the U.S. market on her new record label; and get a preview of a genre-bending show with artists from Edmonton and Calgary Oct. 19 at The Nite Owl.

    Posted: Oct 13, 2017 1:14 PM MT
  • Reuben and the Dark

    Reuben and the Dark delve deep to bring back beauty

    by Katherine Duncan

    Hear Reuben and the Dark play a sold-out live show at the Lantern Church during the Calgary Folk Music Festival's 2017 Block Heater. Songwriter Reuben Bullock doesn't shy away from dark subjects, but always returns with something beautiful.

    Posted: Oct 03, 2017 5:20 PM MT
  • k.d. lang, raleigh, key of a

    k.d. lang covers Neil Young and Raleigh takes you behind the scenes in the studio

    by Katherine Duncan

    There wasn't a dry eye in Massey Hall after k.d. lang's breathtaking cover of Neil Young's Helpless, ahead of his induction into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. You'll hear that performance, plus hear stories from recording studios at The Banff Centre and The Bathhouse as Raleigh launches their new album, Powerhouse Bloom.

    Posted: Sep 29, 2017 1:32 PM MT video
  • Goldtop

    Goldtop Live at The Needle Vinyl Tavern

    by Katherine Duncan

    Hear a live set by this new Edmonton duo recorded at the Key of A's showcase of local bands and solo artists at The Needle Vinyl Tavern.

    Posted: Sep 22, 2017 11:45 AM MT
  • FrontPageMusicFeistPleasure

    Feist up for Polaris Music Prize and congrats to Paul Brandt

    by Katherine Duncan

    Awards galore on this week's Key of A. Will Feist repeat her 2012 win at the Polaris Music Prize? Who will win at the 2nd annual YYC Music Awards later this month? And congratulations to CCMA multiple winner Brett Kissel and new Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Paul Brandt.

    Posted: Sep 13, 2017 6:09 PM MT
  • Ariane Mahryke Lemire

    Western Canadian Music Awards come to Edmonton

    by Katherine Duncan

    Nominations for this year's Western Canadian Music Awards are out and artists from Calgary, Red Deer or Edmonton show up in most categories. From Francophone to roots, pop to metal to country, you've got hometown heroes to root for. This week we feature some of the top contenders.

    Posted: Sep 08, 2017 3:49 PM MT

Audio Clips

  • 100 mile house interview

    Wednesday December 07, 2016

    Audio 100 mile house interview

    Peter Stone and Denise MacKay of the band 100 mile house join Katherine Duncan with stories and songs from their new album, Hiraeth.

    Listen 28:31
  • Danielle French feature

    Wednesday December 07, 2016

    Audio Danielle French feature

    Calgary singer-songwriter Danielle French joins Katherine Duncan with stories and songs from her new album, Miss Scarlett and the Madmen: Dark Love Songs.

    Listen 30:30

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