A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

Ian and Sylvia album cover for Northern Exposure
July 27, 2018
by Bill King

In this wide-ranging interview, the Canadian folk legend reminisces about her early influences, the heady days of Ian and Sylvia, her love of performing in Quartette, and her first novel.

Photo: Bill King
July 20, 2018
by Bill King

The Canadian radio veteran best known for helping take CHUM FM to the very top in the '90s reflects on a long and fascinating career. Learn why he misses the El Mocambo and what he feels is lacking in radio today.

June 22, 2018
by Bill King

The Cobalt Prize-winning singer/guitarist is expanding the boundaries of the blues on his new album Compass. He discusses this direction and his dislike of blues nazis in this revealing interview.

Mandala
June 15, 2018
by Bill King

The famed Toronto soul singer is still going strong. In this in-depth interview, he recalls the heady days of Mandala, his ongoing love of gospel music, and departed comrades Domenic Troiano and Whitey Glan.

June 8, 2018
by Bill King

Best known as the macho star of reality TV show Survivorman, he is also an accomplished and passionate musician. Joni Mitchell and Bruce Cockburn are fans of his work, and he has released a new album, Bittern Lake. Learn more here.

May 18, 2018
by Bill King

A genuine legend in Canadian radio and music television, the popular caffeine-addicted host reflects upon a colourful career, including the halcyon days of Q-107 and some of his memorable on-air interviews at MuchMusic.

May 4, 2018
by Bill King

The experienced Canadian songwriter/producer has strong opinions about the current state of songwriting and the Nashville scene. In this wide-ranging chat, he also discusses his recent work with Washboard Union and Nice Horse.

(l-r) Greg Godovitz, Jesse King, Eddie Kramer at CIUT Photo: Bill King
April 27, 2018
by Bill King

This legendary studio guru now lives in Toronto and is playing a pivotal role in the transformation of the El Mocambo. In this wide-ranging interview, he discusses his early days in English studios, working with Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles, Woodstock, his passion for music photography, and much more.

April 20, 2018
by Bill King

In this far-ranging interview, the Ontario singer/songwriter discusses organic farming, his family's love of music, Tim Buckley, the importance of words, and the thrill of headlining Massey Hall.

April 13, 2018
by Bill King

Back in the day, you would sit in your office, the phone would ring, and someone would say, 'hey I want to make a buy on radio.' And it was like 'OK, I'll take your money,' and then you spend the afternoon out drinking.Nowadays, you're chasing every nickel and dime.

March 23, 2018
by Bill King

From his home in Florida, one of the genuine legends of Canadian radio reflects on past and present trends, Gary Slaight's compassionate core, the Trump phenomenon, and his current listening habits in this fascinating interview.

March 9, 2018
by Bill King

The pride of Uxbridge, ON, the ebullient country singer/songwriter has made major moves while retaining a DIY approach. She has won a Canadian Radio Music Award and has a new recording coming in May. Learn more here.