Music and the media have always been attached at the hip. Toronto-based music journalist Aaron Badgley is my guest for this episode. Aaron writes for The Spill Magazine, and London-based radio station WA12. He has some amazing stories and insights, and this was a fun interview!
Mike McCormick is a founding member of Canada's very own 'The Arrogant Worms' and discusses career highlights, songwriting tips, tour stories, and a whole lot more. This was a fantastic, funny chat, and as a bonus, Mike has provided us with two songs that he's written during the quarantine of 2020!
Kellylee Evans exploded on the jazz scene when she achieved 2nd place in the Thelonius Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition in 2004. She has since gone on to become a Juno Award winner, and has traveled the world. We discuss her love affair with the city of Paris, some of her favourite moments, and we also look at how she has had to work to overcome an accident that nearly ended her career. An inspiring interview! Click here to visit the show notes page for this episode!
Matthew Chaffey has become a mainstay in the Ottawa area music scene through a combination of talent, hard work, collaboration, and impressive songwriting abilities. He has toured North America, and worked some fantastic musicians. We discuss his various bands, as well as his current solo project, the upcoming album 'Strange Reflections'. BONUS: Preview of one of the songs from the upcoming album!
Meet Keith Glass, former guitarist with multi Juno and CCMA award-winning band Prairie Oyster! Keith discusses his career, including his days with Prairie Oyster, and his current outfit, The Keith Glass Band, and we touch on some other interesting musical topics as well. BONUS: Hear one of Keith’s new songs!
Meet Brock Tinsley and Ian Nichols from Double Experience! This hard working, hard-driving Ottawa band took time to talk with me about their first breakout hit, tour stories, their just-released album (Alignments) and more!