A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

May 22, 2020
by Bill King

The veteran guitarist reminisces about his musical upbringing, his earlier bands Iron Butterfly and Rhinoceros, and work with Bette Midler and Lou Reed.

May 15, 2020
by Bill King

The veteran Toronto drummer/composer/bandleader has been posting intriguing videos of covers while transitioning to life in the pandemic age. Here he discusses the videos, his home recording, life as an educator, and new creative pursuits.

Photo: Bill King  Beaches International Jazz Festival street scene
May 8, 2020
by Bill King

The leader of the popular Toronto combo KC Roberts and The Live Revolution is embracing online teaching in the pandemic era. Here he discusses that transition, recalls a memorable European tour, and explains his approach to home recording.

Deborah - Photo supplied
April 24, 2020
by Bill King

The noted photographer and music video director was a crucial figure on the ‘80s and ‘90s Canadian music scene. Now a resident of Prince Edward County and focused on her deep love of animals, she has published a series of photo books - Dog & Pup and The Extraordinary Beauty of Birds. She recalls a fascinating career here.

March 20, 2020
by Bill King

The daughter of two of Canada’s top songwriters is forging her own musical path. In this in-depth interview, she talks about her new record, working with hubby Liam Russell, her creative approach, and much more.

March 6, 2020
by Bill King

"Everyone's got to be different. You can't copy anybody and end up with anything.

February 28, 2020
by Bill King

Long before he garnered a Best Americana Grammy for Keb' Mo's Oklahoma, I got lost in the sound and texture of the recording courtesy of C

February 14, 2020
by Bill King

The ever-busy civic-minded music and sports entrepreneur talks about the growth of Toronto hip-hop, his love of basketball, and much more.

February 7, 2020
by Bill King

“Pablo” as he’s known throughout the music industry and to colleagues is by far my closest friend dating back to when we shared the bandstand betwe

January 31, 2020
by Bill King

When hang time with Robert (Bob) Segarini presents itself – get in line.

January 24, 2020
by Bill King

This creative renaissance man excels as a visual artist, musician, and singer/songwriter. In this far-reaching chat, he discusses his artistic approach, parenthood, Maestro Fresh-Wes, the Queen Street West scene, a fascination with Pierre Trudeau's love life, and much more.

January 17, 2020
by Bill King

In another age, CHUM Radio was godlike. Its contests brought jammed Bell phone lines and caused mayhem, its hit parade chart was practically a bible, its DJs were like demigods and its ringmaster was the legendary J. Robert Wood.