Connor Matak

Freelance writer Connor Matak is a singer-songwriter, working on home recording and living in Dawson City.

"For me it's becoming clear that I like the craft of songwriting and recording, but I love turning the light on in people," says Shelley O'Brien. "They become so empowered. It's their experience in nature, it's their artist." Read more

Yukon Arts

At the 2012 Dawson City Music Festival (DCMF), attendees are in for a treat. With a lineup that became progressively more exciting as it was leaked over the early months of spring, one of the bands that stands out is The Deep Dark Woods. Read more

Yukon Music

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival, and as anticipated, it shaping up to be quite the event. "I've been a fan of bluegrass for many years, and been to many festivals in the States," relays John Faulkner, ba Read more

Yukon Music

Don't mind the flashing lights and funky sounds, folks. This time machine is not the type you were thinking about. Based out of Whitehorse, their new project, Old Time Machine, blends the acoustic songwritingstylings of Ryan McNally with the ambient Read more

Yukon Music

When the 44th Annual Rotary Music Festival begins on April 11, Whitehorse can expect to hear a fresh collection of musical talent from artists young and old. "This year we are running with things that have worked in previous years," says Edith Belan Read more

Yukon Music

When beloved members of a community pass away, thoughts about how to commemorate their lives begin to be tossed around. Sometimes a bench is adorned with a plaque or a seedling is planted. Read more

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