A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

April 20, 2022
by Bill King

The platinum selling and globally popular popsters recently branched into children's music, scoring a Juno nomination in the process. Learn more about their fascinating career in this FYI podcast.

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April 13, 2022
by Bill King

A veteran booking agent, business manager, and community activist, Pat Silver is the founder of SING!, an internationally-acclaimed a cappella festival. Learn more about this dynamo and the festival in this FYI podcast.

The cast of CODA
April 6, 2022
by Bill King

This Toronto vocal coach to the stars worked extensively with the cast of the Oscar-winning CODA (pictured) and, back in 2008, with the stars of another Academy Award winner, Chicago. Learn more in this fascinating podcast interview.

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March 30, 2022
by Bill King

We questioned with the passing of arranging/keyboard greats like Doug Riley who would step in and fill the void.

March 23, 2022
by Bill King

This Juno-winning master of piano blues has just released a new album, Blues From Chicago to Paris: A Tribute to Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

March 13, 2022
by Bill King

The sibling duo of Jenna and Stuart Walker are major stars on the Canadian country scene, as shown by gold and platinum singles and sky-high streaming stats. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

 

March 9, 2022
by Bill King

This fast-rising Canadian country artist is the first signing by new Warner-distributed label Sakamoto Music. Learn more about Chris Buck in this revealing FYI podcast.

March 2, 2022
by Bill King

Kensington Sound is home ground in central Toronto for musicians. It has just celebrated its 50th anniversary, and much-loved owner Vezi Tayyeb has chronicled its history in a new memoir. Learn more in this FYI podcast.

February 23, 2022
by Bill King

The SOCAN Foundation has announced its second annual Her Music Awards, which celebrate and support female-identifying, mid-career Canadian music creators who are on the verge of taking their creative careers to the next level. Learn more in this podcast chat with Foundation head Charlie Wall-Andrews (pictured here with former SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste and earlier Her Awards winners Leela Gilday and Haviah Mighty).

February 16, 2022
by Bill King

“The Spanish radio academy in 2010 recommended UNESCO's Executive Board regarding World Radio Day observation.

February 9, 2022
by Bill King

Learn more about fascinating new CBC series The Porter via this interview with one of its American stars.

February 3, 2022
by Bill King

The author, activist, and historian has spent decades lobbying to get the African-Canadian experience enshrined in textbooks. Learn more in this FYI podcast.