EP 174 | Martha Wainwright

For some artists that’s an eternity. For Martha it’s called “having a life”. The life included the breakup of her marriage. Fighting for custody of her children.  Opening a bistro that became a studio. Having to justify being a female artist who’s also a...

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EP 173 | David Gogo

Silver Cup is David Gogo’s 16th full album … Feels like he’s shifting gears on his 59 1/2 Mustang. Gone are the amps and electric guitars. This is a rootsy acoustic  Dave GoGo but pushed and supported  by producer Steve Mariner and great session...

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EP 172 | Ed Robertson talks BNL’s Detour de Force

The Barenaked Ladies 16th album is called Detour de Force. More wordplay from a band that majors in it. Right? I knew this album would be different when I saw a track written by bassist Jim Creegan called Paul Chambers. Who writes a pop song about a legendary...

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EP 171 | Remembering Charlie Watts and The Last Waltz. Plus My Name is Suzie Ungerleider

Every once in a while all of the planning goes OUT THE WINDOW. This week’s Podcast for example. I always knew there would be a complete interview with Suzie Ungerleider (Oh Suzanna). Her new 10th  album is called My Name Is Suzie Ungerleider and the story behind...

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EP 170 | Vince Ditrich – The Liquor Vicar

Vince Ditrich has been a pal for many years.  Lives in the neighbourhood but we spend 20 years bumping into each other. Me as a broadcaster and VJ.  Vince as the drummer of legendary Celtic/punk band Spirit of the West. SOTW is no more....

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EP 169 | Dan Mangan

The final interview from the 2021 Calgary folk music festival. Dan Mangan – artist, entrepreneur, father, husband, and surprisingly a great middle-distance swimming champion. Two time Juno winner Dan’s most recent album was More or Less. (2018) After many years of small venue performances, Dan...

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