CC Trubiak is a hard-working country-folk star in the making, who rediscovered himself and his music when he returned to his room old hometown in northern Manitoba.
Where are you based?
Flin Flon, Manitoba Canada
How long have you been making music?
According to my mama I was singing before I could walk. But in terms of recording and performing, I started in 2010.
What genre would you consider your music to be?
Labels make me uncomfortable because they can be so limiting… But I do believe it would be folk country.
What inspired you to pursue a career in music?
The dream of reaching people with music.
What are your biggest musical influences?
My 7 Honky-Tonk Angels . And my dad.
Are you signed to a label or are you an independent artist?
Unsigned & independent BUT always open !
What have been the biggest challenges in your music career?
That’s a great question! I think the biggest challenges in my music career are the fear of failure and the fear of success!
How many songs or albums have you released to date?
Since 2010 I’ve released three independent albums containing originals and covers. ‘They Say I’m Different’ (2011), ‘Tiny Army: The D. Holmes Sessions’ (2013), ‘McBain’ (2018).
Can you tell us a few things about your latest release?
I latest release was 2018’s McBain, an album of originals. The song ‘Raven’ made the Top 10 in the 2018 Searchlight Contest & it is available on Spotify !
Any plans for new music or upcoming projects we should know about?
Yes! For over the past year and a half, and through isolation, I’ve been working on a YouTube series. It’s a big project incorporating several of my loves, such as vinyl records, singing on my guitar and honouring the music of seven particular Honky-Tonk Angels. The 22 episodic series is called CC’s Vinyl Closet & although still in production, folks can expect it to begin in the Fall of 2021!