Monthly Archives: November 2022

Sandy Lake First Nation’s artist Aysanabee releases his debut album WATIN in honor of his Grandfather

Aysanabee, the Toronto-based artist from Sandy Lake First Nation, releases his debut album WATIN today. WATIN, named for his grandfather who is featured in audio Interludes throughout the collection, is a strong statement from an artist who is one of the most exciting and active new artists in the country. 
From signing to Ishkōdé Records in 2021, Aysanabee has hit #1 on CBC Music’s Top 20, recorded songs from WATIN for Apple Music’s Home Session and CBC’s The Intro, opened for The NationalHalf Moon Run and July Talk, and was selected for the 2022-2023 JUNO Master Class Artist Development Program