Five Questions With...

Five Questions With...

May 17, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The frontwoman of edgy and buzzed-about Vancouver rockers Alex Little & The Suspicious Minds discusses the band's debut EP, its artistic evolution, her love of Badfinger, and a spooky hotel room.

Photo: Rebecca Blisset
May 14, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The BC electro-folk roots songstress launches her fourth album soon. Here she reflects on its 'don't give a fuck'  approach, her ADHD diagnosis, and early touring with her street performer dad.

May 7, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto indie rock band has released a sophomore album In Shadowlands. Here its singer/guitarist describes its mandate, his love of film noir, major life changes, and the group's Prairie Oyster connection.

May 3, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The prolific Halifax-raised, Nashville-based folk songsmith has just released his 13th album. In typically witty fashion, he reflects here on his Presidential bid, singing naked, devolution, and playing cards with Abe Lincoln.

May 1, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Vancouver group’s blend of electronic-bhangra and positive melodic-pop lyrics is showcased on the upcoming album, We Got This. Here its vocalist describes the band's creative evolution, reminisces about basement bhangra dance parties, and describes a memorable show in Taiwan.

April 26, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The award-winning theatre creator and songwriter, director, writer, and performer is currently staging her multi-media project Spin at select venues in southern Ontario and preparing a new show Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools. Here she discusses both projects and her love of kitchen parties and 19th-century heroines.

April 24, 2019
by Jason Schneider

Canadian Musician has just turned 40 years of continuous publication for the magazine, a remarkable run that shows no signs of ending anytime soon. Here publisher Jim Norris reflects upon the feat, the reasons for its longevity, and the overall growth of the Canadian music industry.

April 17, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto-based roots-rocker is releasing a second album. Here he describes its dark themes, his favourite songs, musical road trips growing up, and a love of Neil Young.

April 12, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Newfoundland-born songstress releases a cathartic new album, Liquor Store Flowers, today. Here she talks about expressing herself without a filter, a memorable encounter with Willie Nelson, and a love of New Order.

April 10, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The Toronto music industry veteran and founder of Indie Week is the online music distribution service’s first Canadian representative. Here he pledges to use his experience to help indie artists distribute, monetize and promote their music globally.

April 5, 2019
by Jason Schneider

One-third of the storied Canadian indie rock group discusses its new album, his love of headphones, his creative new small-town life, and a disastrous first public gig.

April 3, 2019
by Jason Schneider

The eclectic Cape Breton roots combo has a new album out. Here its bassist/vocalist reflects on the group's artist evolution, the joys of touring internationally, and a fun Habs encounter.