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Playlist: Shauna de Cartier

August 1st, 2007     by Derek Hogue     Issue 3: Issue 3: Life After High School     Comments

As president of Toronto-based independent music label Six Shooter Records, Shauna de Cartier is one of very few women players in the male world of music management. “I’ve never been intimidated,” she says. “I’ve always thought that I could do anything.” With a roster of artists including Juno-nominated bands Shout Out Out Out Out and Elliot Brood, de Cartier works with some of Canada’s fastest-rising indie stars. These are some of her favourite tunes.

  • Aimee Mann, “Save Me,” Magnolia Soundtrack
  • Carolyn Mark, “Edmonton,” Party Girl
  • Christine Fellows, “Vertebrae,” Paper Anniversary
  • Eleni Mandell, “Pauline,” Thrill
  • Jenn Grant, “Dreamer,” Orchestra for the Moon
  • Leslie Feist, “It’s Cool to Love Your Family,” Monarch
  • Martha Wainwright, “B.M.F.A.,” Martha Wainwright
  • Melissa McClelland, “Go Down Matthew,” Thumbelina’s One Night Stand
  • Oh Susanna, “Tangled and Wild,” Johnstown
  • The Pretenders, “Back on the Chain Gang,” Learning to Crawl
  • Sarah Harmer, “Oleander,” I’m a Mountain
  • Selina Martin, “Ordinary Love,” Life Drawing Without Instruction
  • Sinead O’Connor, “Emperor’s New Clothes,” I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got
  • Wendy McNeill, “Absolute Beauty,” The Wonder Show
  • Yaz, “Only You,” Upstairs at Eric’s


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