Five Questions With...

Five Questions With...

September 18, 2018
by Jason Schneider

On her new five-song EP All It Was, Juno Award-nominated singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Roxanne Potvin goes deeper into her personal journey, adding more elements to an ever-expanding sound.

September 14, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto singer/songwriter collaborated with Cowboy Junkies co-founder Michael Timmins on a poetic new album coming out today. Here he describes the making of the record, reminisces about Foghat, and explains his beef with streaming.

September 12, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The mastermind of JPNSGRLS discusses the different musical direction of his new project, a memorable birthday in Berlin, the influence of his tastemaker brother, and his advice for Ed Sheeran.

September 7, 2018
by Jason Schneider

With a new album waiting in the wings, the guitarist of Hamilton's Juno-winning hard rock heroes reflects upon his early listening habits, his most embarrassing performance ever, a love of Bad Company, and the favourite song he has written.

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September 5, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Quebec prog-metal heroes deliver new album The Wake soon. In this interview, their guitarist reflects upon that record, their commitment to change, and the continued inspiration of late member Piggy.

August 31, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The former singer of Rival Boys heads a new trio that blends its fondness for the supernatural with an equal love of classic rock and folk sounds. In this revealing interview, she discusses her new-found confidence, love of tarot, and a desire for gender inequality in the music biz.

Photo: Stephan Szczesniak
August 28, 2018
by Jason Schneider

Just ahead of the release of new album Gift Shop, the Toronto singer/songwriter reflects upon the record, her early stagefright, gate-crashing Lollapalooza, and the decline in the monetary value of songs.

August 24, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto-based folk-rock faves turn 15 this year, and they've just released a new record, The Waves, The Wake. In this interview, their leader describes the sonic approach of the album, one recorded in an old church.

Photo: Alexandre Isard
August 22, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The iconoclastic Grammy-winning pianist and composer is about to release the final album of his Solo Piano trilogy. In this typically entertaining interview, he describes the making of the record, his love of the underdog, and his satisfaction with the current state of the music biz.

August 17, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Juno-nominated hardcore trio from Winnipeg is about to release a seventh album. In this interview, their vocalist terms it their nastiest yet funniest yet, and reminisces about playing early gigs with an open wound.

August 15, 2018
by Jason Schneider

A real-life couple, on Canadian, one German, the two folk-rock singer/songwriters release their debut album Daydreamers this week. In this interview, they discuss the record, their creative partnership, and a near miss on the train tracks.

August 10, 2018
by Jason Schneider

The Ottawa roots rockers travelled to the musical mecca of Muscle Shoals to record their new album. In this interview, they reflect upon that memorable experience, their origins as a band, and an infamous Halifax Air BnB.