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In Conversation with Aysanabee Episode 30

In Conversation with Aysanabee

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Today on ReFolkUs, we chat to Aysanabee. We discuss the incredible trajectory of his career — from his roots as a journalist to a fulltime music artist. He also delves into how he became the first artist signed to Ishkōdé Records, reflects on his experience performing at the 2023 Juno Awards and discusses why he feels every musician should be attending music conferences.

Buy/Listen to Aysanabee’s latest EP Here and Now, released October 2023

Catch Aysanabee’s upcoming tour with Allison Russell 

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Juno-nominated artist Aysanabee is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer songwriter currently based in Toronto. He is Oji-Cree, Sucker Clan of the Sandy Lake First Nation, a remote fly-in community in the far reaches of Northwestern Ontario. In 2023, Aysanabee was Short-listed for the 2023 Polaris Music Prize and won multiple awards including the 2023 Canadian Live Music Awards: New Touring Artist of the Year, 2023 INDIES Awards: Indigenous Artist of the Year, 2023 Summer Solstice Indigenous Music Awards: Artistic Video of the Year, Pop/Alternative/Rock, Rising Star and the 2023 Ontario Folk Music Award for Recording Artist of the Year.


Presented by Folk Music Ontario
Hosted by Rosalyn Dennett
Produced by Kayla Nezon and Rosalyn Dennett
Mixed by Jordan Moore of The Pod Cabin
Theme music “Amsterdam” by King Cardiac
Artwork by Jaymie Karn

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