A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

Michael Hollett, NXNE, SXSW
May 5, 2017
by Bill King

Music is a critical part of gaming and song placement, and soundtrack work is putting money in musician’s pockets. We think there’s a huge overlap in audiences. Our partners at SXSW have featured gaming and music for a few years and it makes sense. Michael Hollett

CD Baby's Kevin Breuner
April 28, 2017
by Bill King

It took a musician to tackle the issue of selling independent music online – direct to the consumer. CD Baby founder Derek Sivers did this by creating a website to sell his own music in 1998.

April 17, 2017
by Bill King

The affable frontman for The Road Hammers also keeps busy as a solo artist and radio host. He'll return to hosting duties at the CMAOntario Awards in June and discusses his career in the band and his own pursuits in this interview.

April 14, 2017
by Bill King

The Toronto-based musician and bandleader is now kept very busy composing for such hit TV series as Big Brother Canada. He describes his working methods in this interview.

Michael Haas
April 10, 2017
by Bill King

Since 2003, Mike Haas and I have worked on seventeen albums; mostly vocal jazz. Our bond became so confident, I could step away and let Mike mix, then return for a final fine-tuning. He’s that good!

April 7, 2017
by Bill King

I consider it a privilege to receive and document these terrific music industry stories and share them with FYI readers.

March 31, 2017
by Bill King

The first production I had the privilege of doing with the support of Allan and Gary Slaight was Liberty Silver: Live In Session!, back in 1992.

March 30, 2017
by Jason Schneider

On their sophomore album, Punk Shadows, Montreal electro-rockers Blood and Glass continue to add to their eclectic palette of influences.

March 27, 2017
by Bill King

Tim Thorney is one of the great guys in music. A genuine person with big personality and more enthusiasm than a bus load of preschoolers on a trip to the first showing of Frozen. T

March 24, 2017
by Bill King

Doug Romanow is a record producer at Noble Street Studios in Toronto.

March 17, 2017
by Bill King

I’ve had the good fortune to work with some incredible recording engineers.

March 13, 2017
by Bill King

It’s 1984 and MuchMusic is about to launch August 31 and a grand visual transformation is about to revolutionize the music industry.