A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

December 13, 2019
by Bill King

Some careers and lifetimes are exhausting.  How much can one cram into a day and walk away wearing a big smile?

Pic by Bill King
December 6, 2019
by Bill King

You’re standing in a hallway with musicians caught in three lanes of traffic – it’s an event, a seminar, an awards ceremony, a happening of note an

Matt Mays  Photo: Lisa Mcintosh
November 22, 2019
by Bill King

The beauty of photography as it relates to music is the many notes that are sounded in an image.

November 15, 2019
by Bill King

The award-winning veteran engineer looks back on favourite recording sessions, a novel concept for a Blue Rodeo hit album, the only time he missed a gig, his worst clients, and the joys of educating.

Chuck D (l) with Errol Nazareth
November 8, 2019
by Bill King

The veteran Toronto music journalist and radio host reflects upon a fascinating career, musically formative years in England, a long friendship with Chuck D (pictured), and the eclecticism of his CBC show.

Photo: Laura Bombier
October 4, 2019
by Bill King

Best known for his hit TV show Survivorman, he is also an accomplished singer/songwriter and harmonica player. In this wide-ranging chat, he talks about his new record, Mother Earth, jamming with James Cotton, his admiration for Greta Thunberg, environmental activism, and love of Bob Dylan and Joan Baez.

September 27, 2019
by Bill King

Before Alex Cuba arrived I recalled my first encounter nearly twenty years back with The Puentes Brothers.

Photo credit: Bruce Cole
September 20, 2019
by Bill King

-- Pictured at the combined Methuen Publications launch of Martin Melhuish's Bachman-Turner Overdrive book and Ritchie Yorke's Led Zeppelin bio

September 6, 2019
by Bill King

Electric Black Man is a milestone ‘60s recording and penetrating music document from a Canadian singer who should have been an internation

August 30, 2019
by Bill King

Kin Crew is an electronic/hip-hop award-winning producer duo from Halifax, Nova Scotia. With over 1 million streams online, hitting 15th most viral

Photo: Bill King
August 23, 2019
by Bill King

From deep in the archives comes this in-depth interview with the vocalist still best-known for the massive hit Don’t Worry, Be Happy who has gone on to win 10 Grammys.

June 14, 2019
by Bill King

The musical soul of this Ottawa-based singer/guitarist/bassist is deeply rooted in the blues. In this interview she discusses that passion, her creative inspirations, appearing on Oprah, musical studies at Carleton, her busy summer ahead, and much more.