Knives & Wildrice takes you behind the scenes of the making of a brand new studio album by Anishinaabe singer/songwriter Nick Sherman. Go behind the scenes and experience the successes, failures, and victories of being an emerging talent on the rise.
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knives & wildrice - THE ALBUM
The Knives & Wildrice Podcast was a behind the scenes look at the making of Nick Sherman's new album, Knives & Wildrice. This 13 episode podcast series delves into the victories & defeats of being an independent Indigenous artist working in Canada today and is a candid & unfiltered look at the making of the album.
THE MAKING OF KNIVES & WILDRICE
2015 SUMMER TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT
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KNIVES & WILDRICE PODCAST EPISODES
Nick Sherman’s songs are characterized by an uneasy, yet always fluid transition between unabashed joy and sorrow. This tension between major and minor is rooted in Nick’s distant memories of his grandfather strumming a guitar in a cabin on the trapline or back at home in the community—the comfort of revisiting these moments are intertwined with the knowledge that they will never happen again.
Hailing from Northwestern Ontario, Nick spent his childhood traveling between his birthplace of Sioux Lookout and the remote, First Nation community of Weagamow Lake and North Caribou Lake trapline. After spending 14 years listening to his family play their favourite songs, Nick bought his first guitar and taught himself how to play—to this day he has never taken formal lessons in guitar or singing.