Episode 5: Megan Nash, Marissa Burwell, The North Sound and Logan Amon
Host Megan Nash
“Megan Nash is writing some of the most beautiful songs in this country right now”
Tom Power on CBC’s q.
Megan Nash (she/they) is a songwriter that lives on Treaty 4 Territory. They’ve won and been nominated for numerous awards, including a 2022 Saskatchewan Music Award for Rock/Pop Artist of the Year, 2021 Saskatchewan Music Award for Alternative Artist of the Year, and a 2019 JUNO Award nomination for Contemporary Roots Album of the Year for the album Seeker. Her latest album “Soft Focus Futures” is available on vinyl through your favourite record store on January 20th.
Feat. Marissa Burwell
Marissa Burwell is an indie act from the heart of Saskatchewan, known best for her captivating yet endearing performances. Her debut self-titled EP was released in 2019 creating a buzz that allowed appearances at international festivals including Reeperbahn, Liverpool Sound City, and Breakout West.
Burwell’s debut full-length album, ‘Bittersweet’, released January 2022, is filled with warm, summery vocals and wry wit beneath its indie-folk exterior while adorned with lush keys, warm synth passages, and subtle drum programming. Burwell writes one eye focused on childhood, the other gazing toward a hopeful future, and both feet planted firmly in the snow.
The North Sound
The North Sound was formed in 2014 by lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Forrest Eaglespeaker along with his partner Nevada Freistadt who composes and provides vocal harmonies.
Keeping true to the traditions of Forrest’s heritage, The North Sound was created to share stories of Forrest’s Blackfoot identity and traditions from Treaty 7 Territory. With a no holds barred approach to songwriting, Forrest’s lyrics span across haunting metaphors from everyday experiences to personal realities.
& Logan Amon
Logan Amon (he/him) is a musician from Shaunavon, Saskatchewan. He plays in projects such as The Moon Runners, Bailey Kate, and occasionally accompanies his partner Megan Nash on guitar. He can often be found at home watching Mr. Bean.