A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

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.

March 1, 2018
by Bill King

It has been a fascinating musical journey for this veteran Toronto bassist, from Australian band Flying Circus to Lighthouse, Rough Trade and now Sinners Choir. He's a musical lifer still working hard at his craft and loving every minute of it.

February 23, 2018
by Bill King

This long-awaited conversation isn’t about an impending cross-country tour or brush with fame but focused on the social impact music has on us; depending on our diverse backgrounds. Buchbinder’s latest project is Odessa/Havana - Conversations of the Birds. 

February 9, 2018
by Bill King

She cut her teeth on jazz, and now the Toronto singer is immersed in soul and blues, reflected in her new album, Playing Chess, and her shining talent has attracted two US stars to the project. Learn more here.

January 11, 2018
by Bill King

The past few months I’ve had the privilege to speak with Brett Kissel, Johnny Reid, Kristian Bush, Jason McCoy and now, Gord Bamford. Damn, these men are so nice and confident and concerned about their careers and audience. It addresses the fact that country music is still the “people’s” music. Enjoy.

Photo: Steve Webster
December 1, 2017
by Bill King

A double Juno winner, the vocalist and composer has just released a winter-themed album, Lumières d’hiver. She discusses the record, internet trolls, creative risk-taking and more in this revealing interview.

November 1, 2017
by Bill King

Canadian superstar Johnny Reid is usually pegged as a country singer, but he has long had a deep love of soul music. That comes to the fore on his new Bob Ezrin-produced platter Revival, as he explains to Bill King.

October 26, 2017
by Bill King

At 76, the legendary singer/songwriter remains a potent creative force. She is also an eloquent observer of contemporary politics and social issues, as Bill King discovered in this wide-ranging interview.

David Tyson
September 28, 2017
by Bill King

His songs and co-writes have been cut by Celine Dion, Joe Cocker, the Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Hall & Oates, America, Meatloaf, Anne Murray, and, of course, Alannah Myles.