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LISTEN: Iqaluit Rock City

LISTEN: Iqaluit Rock City

A soundtrack to Nunavut Music Week
By Herb Mathisen
Dec 01
2017
The first ever Nunavut Music Week rocked Iqaluit in late September 2017. Here are just a few of the bands and artists responsible for the territory’s burgeoning music scene.
 
Ukiuq, by the Jerry Cans (Iqaluit)
 
Imiqtaq, by Riit (Pangnirtung)
 
Unnuaakut and Tukisii, by Northern Haze (Iglulik)
 
Dancing with the wind, by the Trade-Offs (Iqaluit)
 
Irnikuluga, by Lazarus Qattalik (Iglulik)
 
Retribution, by Tanya Tagaq (Cambridge Bay)
 
Naglingniq (Love Song), by Iva (Rankin Inlet)
 
Clouds, by the Jerry Cans (Iqaluit)
 
Elizabeth, by Natashia Allakariallak and Josh Qaumariaq (Iqaluit)
 
786, by Becky Han (Arctic Bay)
 
Place I call home, by Mary Itorcheak (Iqaluit)
 
Silatujuujutit (Ahead by a century), by the Jerry Cans (Iqaluit)
 
 
In case you missed it, click the photo below for our feature on the 2018 Northerners of the Year, The Jerry Cans:

Iqaluit Rock City: The Jerry Cans intend to make their success Nunavut’s success—and that’s why they’re our Northerners of the Year

Photo courtesy CBC Music/Cathy Irving