Q+A: Country singer Jess Moskaluke

Over the last few years, Jess Moskaluke has become a dominant force in Canada’s country music scene. Getting her start in her hometown Langenburg, Sask., Moskaluke also became the first female Canadian country singer to achieve platinum since Shania Twain with her 2014 hit “Cheap Wine and Cigarettes.” The Charlatan caught up with Moskaluke ahead of her performance in Ottawa at the Grey Cup festival to talk about her new album, Past The Past, as well as her other recent successes. The Charlatan (TC): What has this year been like for you? Jess Moskaluke (JM): This year has been an absolute whirlwind. Like you mentioned, I got my first Juno, which was crazy and unexpected. We went Top 3 for […]

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Walk Off The Earth to headline Fall Orientation for second time

Walk Off The Earth, a Canadian indie rock group, will be headlining this year’s Fall Orientation outdoor concert on Sept. 9. The band is known for their original music, such as the song “Rule the World” from their 2015 album Sing it All Away, and creative covers of popular pop songs. Their cover of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know”, featuring all five group member playing one guitar, currently has over 170 million views on YouTube. Walk Off The Earth also won Group of the Year at the 2016 Juno awards. “We certainly felt they would bring the most vibrant personality and be the most engaging and connect with students,” said Jeremy Brzozowski, manager of Carleton’s Student Experience Office […]

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Junos draw in fresh blood

William Shatner and company opened up the Juno Awards broadcast April 1 with a rendition of Trooper’s “Raise a Little Hell.” And he wasn’t the only one raising a little hell at Scotiabank Place for the 41st Canadian music awards.

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Juno stars fall to former NHLers at Juno Cup

Sticks and pucks flew at the Nepean Sportsplex March 30 as the players threw the rulebook out the window at this year’s Juno Cup. The event pitted Brad Marsh’s team of NHL Greats, including Claude Lemieux, Gary Roberts, Paul Coffey, and Carleton Ravens assistant coach Shaun Van Allen, against Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo and his team of Rockers. “I’m not a big hockey fan,” said Yan Werblinski, a first-year health and life sciences student at Carleton who came out for the event. “It sounded interesting having hockey stars face off against [musicians].” This seemed to ring true as the big names drew a crowd you’d more likely find at a Sunday morning Timbits match over an NHL game. While […]

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