A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

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.

June 7, 2019
by Bill King

The Toronto singer/guitarist has just released an album steeped in old-school funk. Here he describes its sound, the influences of his father and bassist Prakash, his musical tastes, and a busy summer ahead.

Photo: Bill King at Newstalk
April 25, 2019
by Bill King

The Montreal superstar both chatted and played at Newstalk 1010 in Toronto recently. He discussed his songwriting masterclasses, his musical family, and the woman who inspired "Black Cars."

Moby Grape (Don Stevenson in front)    Photo: Leslie Mitchell
March 1, 2019
by Bill King

The pioneering '60s psychedelic band's drummer now lives and plays in Toronto. He takes a fascinating trip down memory lane in this entertaining interview. Pictured: Moby Grape

February 8, 2019
by Bill King

The East Coast blues guitar-slinger talks about his upcoming album, the thrill of working with Los Lobos and Nashville's best players, and why he feels at home in the South.

Attendees at first official meeting of the CRAAS
January 18, 2019
by Bill King

Thanks to the determined efforts of its founder, the Society's Facebook page has 4,600 members who are passionate about Canadian music. The former record store owner explains his devotion to the cause.