The pride of Uxbridge, ON, the ebullient country singer/songwriter has made major moves while retaining a DIY approach. She has won a Canadian Radio Music Award and has a new recording coming in May. Learn more here.
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A Conversation With…
It has been a fascinating musical journey for this veteran Toronto bassist, from Australian band Flying Circus to Lighthouse, Rough Trade and now Sinners Choir. He's a musical lifer still working hard at his craft and loving every minute of it.
This long-awaited conversation isn’t about an impending cross-country tour or brush with fame but focused on the social impact music has on us; depending on our diverse backgrounds. Buchbinder’s latest project is Odessa/Havana - Conversations of the Birds.
She cut her teeth on jazz, and now the Toronto singer is immersed in soul and blues, reflected in her new album, Playing Chess, and her shining talent has attracted two US stars to the project. Learn more here.
The past few months I’ve had the privilege to speak with Brett Kissel, Johnny Reid, Kristian Bush, Jason McCoy and now, Gord Bamford. Damn, these men are so nice and confident and concerned about their careers and audience. It addresses the fact that country music is still the “people’s” music. Enjoy.
A double Juno winner, the vocalist and composer has just released a winter-themed album, Lumières d’hiver. She discusses the record, internet trolls, creative risk-taking and more in this revealing interview.
Canadian superstar Johnny Reid is usually pegged as a country singer, but he has long had a deep love of soul music. That comes to the fore on his new Bob Ezrin-produced platter Revival, as he explains to Bill King.
At 76, the legendary singer/songwriter remains a potent creative force. She is also an eloquent observer of contemporary politics and social issues, as Bill King discovered in this wide-ranging interview.
His songs and co-writes have been cut by Celine Dion, Joe Cocker, the Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Hall & Oates, America, Meatloaf, Anne Murray, and, of course, Alannah Myles.
The veteran publisher of Music Express reflects on the highs and lows of the print magazine, its rebirth as a website, and his current activities booking festivals and concerts.
The MuchMusic VJ turned author has just published his second memoir, Skinheads, Fur Traders and DJs. It is full of fascinating stories of his adventures in the '70s.