A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

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.

Keith Sharp
September 8, 2017
by Bill King

The veteran publisher of Music Express reflects on the highs and lows of the print magazine, its rebirth as a website, and his current activities booking festivals and concerts.

Kim Clarke Champniss' book cover
August 18, 2017
by Bill King

The MuchMusic VJ turned author has just published his second memoir, Skinheads, Fur Traders and DJs. It is full of fascinating stories of his adventures in the '70s.

Ebonnie Rowe
August 10, 2017
by Bill King

PhemPhat Entertainment Group was formed in 1995 to educate and promote women in the music business and establish a presence for them in areas traditionally seen as “boyz clubs."

Miranda Mulholland  Photo: Ivan Otis
August 3, 2017
by Bill King

The ever-busy musical renaissance woman discusses her new Sawdust City Music Festival, a triumphant run with Soulpepper in NYC, her advocacy for artist rights, and more.

Sass Jordan
July 28, 2017
by Bill King

It has been 25 years since the veteran rocker's biggest hit album, Racine. She is marking that milestone by re-imagining the material on a new record, one she'll be presenting in intimate fashion.