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.
A Conversation With…
A Conversation With…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.