Twin Flames

2 Nominations

ContemporaryFolkInuitRockAlgonquinCreeInuitInukIrishMetisMohawk

Despite polar opposite backgrounds Twin Flames found a common musical language. This captivating duo combines two award-winning unique singer-songwriters Jaaji an Inuk Mohawk from Nunavik and Chelsey June Algonquin Cree Métis from Ottawa.

Twin Flames takes the audience on a musical journey across Canada and the Arctic, they echo the voices of their ancestors and depict life on the land as they sing songs in English, Inuktitut, and French. They leave audiences fascinated, intrigued and inspired.

This powerful husband-wife duo won the 2016 Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriters of the Year for their debut album Jaaji and Chelsey June Twin Flames. Released December 1, 2015, at Cabaret la Basoche, where they were chosen as favorite artists the album received a total of 5 nominations from several different award platforms. Jaaji & Chelsey June Twin Flames also made it to the top of music charts with their song Porchlight that reached #1 on The Indigenous Music Countdown top 40.

Twin Flames have now played over 800 shows in their short four years with performances that have taken them across Canada, remote Arctic communities, Greenland and The United States. What started as small flame has turned into a raging fire one that is staying lit in the hearts of fans and listeners.

Chelsey June and Jaaji write with a passion that comes from their souls and transcends into their musical creations. Together they share a great ability to wrap Indigenous/Inuit stories in traditional and non-traditional styles. Together they prove that music should be about how it makes the listener feel. With thought-provoking songs, they gently educate audiences on the realities of Indigenous, Inuit and metis history as well as current issues.

In June 2017 they released their much anticipated second album Signal Fire. With Signal Fire Twin Flames further push the boundaries of “Contemporary Folk”. Signal Fire incorporates both Western and Indigenous instruments as well as various traditional instruments from around the world. Signal Fire has gained much recognition. They won Aboriginal Songwriters of the year for the second time at the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards. They also won Two Native American Music Awards in the United States: Best Folk Album and Group of the Year.
Signal Fire has earned an impressive 22 nominations total from serval award platforms throughout Canada and the United States.

Nominations

  • 2018 Best Folk Album for Signal Fire
  • 2017 Best Folk Album for Jaaji and Chelsey June

Albums

Signal Fire

Signal Fire Twin Flames

Released: June 14th, 2017

Producer: Jake Jones , Jake Jones

Jaaji and Chelsey June

Jaaji and Chelsey June Twin Flames

Released: December 1st, 2015

Songs

Signal Fire

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"Will I Fall " from Signal Fire

Signal Fire

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"Broke Down Ski'tuuq" from Signal Fire

Signal Fire

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"The Edge " from Signal Fire

Jaaji and Chelsey June

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"Plane Song" from Jaaji and Chelsey June

Jaaji and Chelsey June

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"Porchlight" from Jaaji and Chelsey June

Jaaji and Chelsey June

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"Friends" from Jaaji and Chelsey June

Videos

Taanisi

Broke Down Skituuq

Broke Down Ski'Tuuq