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September 11, 2019
Music icon Iggy Pop discusses his beautiful new album 'Free,' working with Leron Thomas and Noveller, feeling free as 'Iggy Pop,' his forthcoming book ''Til Wrong Feels Right,' future plans, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
September 4, 2019
Academy Award-nominated author Emma Donoghue discusses her new novel, 'Akin,' the lost art of photography, her writing trajectory, the success of 'Room,' what's next, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 28, 2019
Quebec's FET.NAT discuss their 2019 Polaris Music Prize nomination for 'Le Mal,' the stories behind each of the album's songs, how the band formed and vocalist JFNO’s unique poetic contributions and fascinating mascotting background, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 21, 2019
Eboshi and Contra of Cartel Madras talk about their South Indian heritage, coming up in Calgary, empowering marginalized voices, becoming great rappers, their forthcoming Sub Pop Records debut, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 14, 2019
Mourning and remembering poet/musician David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, as a fan, a journalist, and a friend. Featuring an archival CFRU radio interview with David and previously captured anecdotes by Stephen Malkmus, Will Oldham, Bob Nastanovich, and Dan Bejar. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 7, 2019
Ben Cook talks about Young Guv and his new album 'GUV I,' working as a young actor, his love of hip-hop and power-pop, future plans for Fucked Up and No Warning, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 31, 2019
Award-winning Canadian novelist Terry Fallis on his new, fantastical, funny golf tale, 'Albatross', his life and career, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 23, 2019
'The Daily Show's' Ronny Chieng talks about Canada, comedy, weirdo lawyers and comedians, rhetoric and the media, his personal rage issues, Just for Laughs, more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 17, 2019
Montreal's Yves Jarvis on his musical impulses and influences, the all-ages music scene in Calgary and life on the road, his new album 'The Same But by Different Means,' future plans, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 10, 2019
Underground Canadian music icon Ian Blurton discusses his new band, Ian Blurton's Future Now, and their killer new album, 'Signals Through the Flames.' Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 4, 2019
Acclaimed author Alix Ohlin discusses her latest novel, 'Dual Citizens.' Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 2, 2019
Multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry discusses 'Quiet River of Dust Vol. 2: That Side of the River,' which is out now via Secret City/Anti-, his work with Dallas Good of the Sadies, the Hillside Festival, future plans for him, Bell Orchestre, and Arcade Fire, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
June 26, 2019
Folk icon Bruce Cockburn talks about his life and times in music, his wanderlust, thoughts on the current political climate and ecological collapse, his new album 'Crowing Ignites,' and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
June 20, 2019
Steve, Mike, Steve, and Nate of American Football talk about their history together and musical influences, why they went away for 15 years and then came back, their new Polyvinyl album, 'LP3,' and much, more! Photo by Paige Medor. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
June 18, 2019
Jenn Grant talks about her new album 'Love, Inevitable,' working with Tucker Martine, balancing being a musician with being a new mom, navigating social media, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
June 12, 2019
David Berman talks about the end of Silver Jews, the rise of Purple Mountains, every song on their self-titled debut, which is out via Drag City on July 12, 2019 and much more!  Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
June 5, 2019
American songwriter, singer, and musician Bill Callahan discusses his new record, 'Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest,' his move to Austin, becoming a husband and father and joining a community of parents, the Incredible Hulk, his entry into social media, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 30, 2019
Toronto Raptors DJ 4KORNERS on being the team's first and only DJ, how he interacts with players and fans with the music he plays, his perspectives on this historic season for the Raptors, his prediction for their NBA Finals series against the Golden State Warriors, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 29, 2019
Tanika Charles on her time living in Edmonton and Vancouver, close encounters with J Dilla and Slum Village, her struggles with imposter syndrome, her rise, as an artist in control of her own fate, her new album The Gumption, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 22, 2019
This episode was recorded before a live studio audience at Kazoo! HQ in Guelph, Ontario during Kazoo! Fest on Saturday April 13, 2019, and features an interview with Queer Songbook Orchestra's Shaun Brodie, Thom Gill, and Stephen Jackman-Torkoff. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Kazoo! Photos by Nicolette Hoang. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, CFRU 93.3 FM, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 15, 2019
Ford Pier performs songs and talks about his life and times with D.O.A., Nomeansno, Rheostatics, Jr. Gone Wild, the Ford Pier Vengeance Trio, and more, all live at CFRU! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 8, 2019
Haviah Mighty talks Brampton and Toronto life, her musical family and hip-hop influences, sexism, racism, and her new album '13th Floor', and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 1, 2019
Snotty Nose Rez Kids and DJ Kookum discuss their origins, hip-hop, indigenous culture and the matriarchy, their new album 'Trapline,' and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
April 24, 2019
Kiwi Jr. talk Charlottetown, Toronto, and the New Ho King restaurant, their new Mint Records LP. 'Football Money,' Pavement, Alvvays, and Kanye West, making guitar rock in 2019, what's next, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
April 17, 2019
Kevin Nealon talks about a hike with actor Matthew Modine, which launched the idea for his 'Hiking with Kevin' series, his time on and after 'Saturday Night Live,' communicating with Norm Macdonald, his friendship with the late great Garry Shandling, his current stand-up tour, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
April 11, 2019
Steven Lambke has Vish over to his house to talk about his amazing new album 'Dark Blue,' his work for Sappyfest, You've Changed Records turning ten years old and collaborating with Daniel Romano, what's up next for him and Constantines, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
April 9, 2019
John Southworth invites Vish to Toronto's Skyline Restaurant for a chat about old times, the experimental work he did with electronic pop music tones on his last record, Small Town Water Tower, the recent death of our mutual friend and his bandmate, Justin Haynes, his new album Miracle in the Night, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
April 3, 2019
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Workman Arts in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday March 29, 2019. Our guests were Vintage Tech Hunters co-host Shaun Hatton and Baroness Von Sketch Show's Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent.
March 27, 2019
Sean Ono Lennon answers the Exclaim! Questionnaire, talks the Claypool Lennon Delirium's new album, 'South of Reality,' cool stories about his parents John Lennon and Yoko Ono, wanting to produce Bob Dylan, touring with Beck, hanging out at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
March 20, 2019
Esteemed music producer and Prince collaborator Susan Rogers discusses her pioneering work as a music engineer/producer, her research in the field of music cognition and psychoacoustics, hitting it big with Barenaked Ladies, and much more. This episode was recorded before a live audience at the Dominion Chalmers Centre in Ottawa, Ontario during MEGAPHONO on Friday February 8, 2019. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, CFRU 93.3 FM, and Grandad's Donuts.
March 13, 2019
Gregg Turkington on his Australian origins, sentimental and sincere comedy, Neil Hamburger and Neil's new album for Drag City, 'Still Dwelling,' his appreciation for KC and the Sunshine Band, his upcoming film with Tim Heidecker, why he never does podcasts, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
March 6, 2019
Jennifer Herrema recalls seeing Bad Brains when she was 12 years old, American racism and sexism, the return of Royal Trux, collaborating with Kool Keith, leaving Drag City, the new Royal Trux LP for Fat Possum, 'White Stuff,' and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 28, 2019
This episode was recorded before a live audience at the Knot Project Space at SAW Video in Ottawa, Ontario during MEGAPHONO on Thursday February 7, 2019 Entitled Northern Touch: The Canadian Hip-Hop Landscape & Ottawa's Potential, this panel featured rapper City Fidelia, journalist Erin Lowers, and artist manager Jonathon Shamar. Produced by Vish Khanna and MEGAPHONO. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, CFRU 93.3 FM, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 21, 2019
Distinguished author Esi Edugyan discusses her life, work, and Giller Prize-winning books, 2011's 'Half-Blood Blues' and 2018's 'Washington Black.' Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 19, 2019
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Workman Arts in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday February 9, 2019. Our guests were visual artist and activist Syrus Marcus Ware, scholar and activist Robyn Maynard, and journalist and activist Desmond Cole. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 13, 2019
Shad talks about hosting 'Hip-Hop Evolution' and every single song on 'A Short Story About a War,' which is out now via Secret City Records! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 6, 2019
Comedian and 'Daily Show' correspondent Dulcé Sloan on her stand-up ascent, racism, social media trolls, white people, Canadian cities and Drake, performing in Vancouver at Just for Laughs NorthWest on February 23, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 31, 2019
John Crossingham of Toronto's Not Of talks about his time in bands like Raising the Fawn and Broken Social Scene, making louder music in an uncertain time, Not Of and their latest album 'Hypocritic Oath,' and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 29, 2019
Paul F. Tompkins discusses the joy of improv, working with Marc Evan Jackson on their production, 'Mr. Jackson & Mr. Tompkins: A Two-Gentleman Improv Show,' which will be staged at JFL Northwest in Vancouver on February 17, the end of his 'Spontanenation' podcast, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 28, 2019
Arkells' singer/guitarist Max Kerman on the origins of the band, repping a changing Hamilton, learning from heroes, social activism, standing in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en Camp and Wet’suwet’en land defenders, the band's new album 'Rally Cry,' and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 23, 2019
Live at CFRU 93.3 FM, Lee Reed talks ecological collapse, indigenous resistance, conscious and mumble rap, the cons and possible pros of voting, Sage Francis, cities like Hamilton, Ontario, and performs songs from his new album Before & Aftermath! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 16, 2019
FIDLAR talk about their band, addiction and sobriety, TSOL, Patti Smith and soundcloud rap, music journalism, the sound and intent of their new album Almost Free, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 8, 2019
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday January 4, 2019. Our guests were musician John Orpheus, comedian Chanty Marostica, and musical guest, Joyful Joyful. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 20, 2018
Steve Albini on his busy 2018, guitar playing by St. Vincent and Malcolm Young, his big win at the World Series of Poker, the Democratic 'blue wave,' Heather Whinna's Poverty Alleviation Chicago and Letters to Santa program, the 20th anniversary of 'Terraform,' recording Kurt Cobain singing on Nirvana's 'In Utero,' forthcoming music and archival releases by Shellac and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 18, 2018
Vivek Shraya discusses her life, work, her band Too Attached, and her powerful new book, 'I'm Afraid of Men,' which is out now via Penguin Random House! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 13, 2018
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Polish Combatants Hall in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday December 8, 2018. Our guests were journalist Anupa Mistry, musician Jeremy Dutcher, and musician Lee Reed. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent.
December 11, 2018
Jeff Tweedy answers the 'Exclaim!' Questionnaire, talks Wilco, Bob Dylan, his new album 'WARM,' his new memoir 'Let's Go (So We Can Get Back),' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 6, 2018
Steven Lambke, Construction & Destruction, and WHOOP-Szo's Adam Sturgeon talk about communities and the new EP, 'Revolution C,' which is out now via Out of Sound! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 4, 2018
Joseph Shabason talks about Diana, Destroyer, wanting to make it, making his moving new album 'Anne' and interviewing his mom about having Parkinson's, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 29, 2018
Emmy-nominated writer and comedian Emily Heller talks about her 2018 stand-up album 'Pasta,' why therapy is for everyone, working with Bill Hader on 'Barry,' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 27, 2018
Long Night returns before a live audience with guests DJ/rapper Chippy Nonstop and music producer Harrison. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 22, 2018
Christine Fellows on Roses on the Vine, Winnipeg, Guelph, budgies, dogs, John K. Samson, Vivat Virtute, future plans, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 20, 2018
Comedian Erica Rhodes on stand-up, working on 'A Prairie Home Companion,' growing up with her father who has multiple sclerosis and a great sense of humour, the comedy of Maria Bamford and Jerry Seinfeld, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 15, 2018
Great Lake Swimmers' Tony Dekker on the new album, 'The Waves, The Wake,' upping musical antes, touring as a family man, his band's unique trajectory, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 13, 2018
The Sea and Cake's Sam Prekop on the band's shifting lineup, what inspired the gorgeous music and enigmatic lyrics on their new Thrill Jockey LP, 'Any Day,' what's coming up next for him and the band, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 8, 2018
JOYFULTALK's Jay Crocker and Shawn Dicey talk the South Shore, Calgary, musical freedom, lobster zones, 'Plurality Trip' out via Constellation Records, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 6, 2018
Ryan Hemsworth on making his excellent new album, 'Elsewhere,' his days growing up and listening to music in Halifax, collaborating with others as a producer, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 1, 2018
Kids in the Hall's Bruce McCulloch and author Paul Myers discuss the new book, 'The Kids in the Hall - One Dumb Guy,' which is out now via House of Anansi Press! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 30, 2018
Wax Mannequin on his new Coax Records album, 'Have a New Name,' his origin story, Hamilton, Grandad's Donuts, basketball, the 2010 'Hear Some Evil' Tour, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 23, 2018
Isla Craig talks about lending her voice to Jennifer Castle and Fucked Up, her beautiful, introspective, outspoken, 'psych soul' album, 'The Becoming,' which is out now via Pleasence Records, loving Tori Amos and Special Costello, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 18, 2018
Michael Azerrad talks about his new book for Harper Collins, 'Rock Critic Law: 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly About Music,' laziness and boredom within rock music criticism, what critics could learn from his satiric book, upcoming plans for his previous books,' Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana' and 'Our Band Could be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991,' plus more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 16, 2018
Hubert Lenoir and Noémie D. Leclerc discuss their respective work on the album and novel, 'Darlène,' which are each out via Simone Records and Québec Amérique books, their creative partnership and relationship, gender fluidity, modern rock music, separatism, the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 11, 2018
Brilliant American humourist Simon Rich talks about his new short story book, 'Hits & Misses,' missing Toronto, Adolf Hitler, the Kinks and the Magnetic Fields, his penchant for shortform writing and sketches, show business, his future plans, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 9, 2018
Inventive music producer Obuxum talks about her mother who fled war-torn Somalia for Canada, the racialized misperceptions of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto, making non-rock music and working with soundpeople who are used to mixing rock bands, her 'H.E.R.' EP, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 4, 2018
Comedian Jo Firestone talks about crowd work, working with Arcade Fire's Will Butler, her new stand-up album, 'The Hits,' which is out via Comedy Central, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 2, 2018
Mike Haliechuk of Fucked Up talks about the band's incroyable new album, Dose Your Dreams, which is out via Merge Records, what inspired this multi-layered record, the many contributors to it, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 27, 2018
Comedian and Saturday Night Live writer Sam Jay on her life, her late mother’s guiding influence, hip-hop and Jay-Z, finding her lane in comedy, her new album Donna's Daughter, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 25, 2018
Mudhoney's Mark Arm talks about the band's furious, super-charged new Sub Pop album, 'Digital Garbage,' protest music, news media, social media, anxiety, conspiracy theories, religious indoctrination, mass extinction, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 20, 2018
Prolific comedian Hannibal Buress talks comedy journalism, not drinking, his Handsome Rambler podcast, his love of music and thoughts on hip-hop, the work he’s doing to build the Melvina Masterminds Community Centre in Chicago, performing at JFL42, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 18, 2018
Comedic force Maria Bamford tells Vish about ants, wedding DJs, hotdog suits at weddings, comedian solidarity and equality, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 13, 2018
Toronto musician Sandro Perri on his new Constellation Records release, In Another Life, working with Destroyer and Andre Ethier, the city of Paris, infinite songwriting, hip-hop, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 11, 2018
Legendary American musician Michael Hurley tells Vish about his life, his music, his love for CBC Radio, his artwork, his garden, his old cars, Monsanto, tour life, new releases, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 6, 2018
Dave Bidini discusses his compelling new book Midnight Light - A Personal Journey to the North, his respect for and interest in local reporting, what he discovered on this monumental trip through Canada’s Northwest Territories, a forthcoming album by Rheostatics, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 4, 2018
Author Claudia Dey talks about her haunting new novel Heartbreaker, which is out now via Harper Collins, her interest in music and fashion design, how her own role as a mother and wife may have inspired her work, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 30, 2018
Comedian Sara Hennessey on her move to Brooklyn, the Kids in the Hall and how homegrown comedy is treated in Canada, her new album 'They Know Too Much,' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 28, 2018
Reporter Joe Gross discusses Fugazi and his revelatory new 33-1/3 book about their 1993 album, In on the Kill Taker! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 23, 2018
Comedian Brad Wenzel tells Vish about his new Third Man Records stand-up album, Sweet Nothings, growing up in Michigan, the art of the one-liner, respecting Bob Seger, emails from Amy Schumer, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 21, 2018
Author Kim Fu tells Vish about her ambitious and chilling new Harper Collins novel, The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, her writing and science background, survivalism, writers' festivals, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 16, 2018
Carla Bozulich discusses this precarious moment in history, the Divided States of America, her new Constellation Records collection, Quieter, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 14, 2018
Comedian Nick Reynoldson tells Vish about life in Scarborough with interracial parents and a parrot, the Talking Raptors podcast, the votes he needs to win Sirius XM's Top Comic contest, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 9, 2018
Author Iain Reid tells Vish about his startlingly great new novel Foe (out via Simon & Schuster), coupling and confinement, farm life and isolation, suspense and science fiction, Charlie Kaufman, the Toronto rock band METZ, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 7, 2018
Eric Bachmann tells Vish about fear, expectations, and parenthood, his changing singing voice and modes of expression, his perspective on Archers of Loaf, his wondrous new Merge Records release, No Recover, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
August 2, 2018
Nap Eyes' Nigel Chapman talks about science and the arts, self-love and hate, external affirmation, the new Nap Eyes album I'm Bad Now, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 31, 2018
John Orpheus, Sarah Jane Riegler and Chaenel Mattise, discuss the new John Orpheus EP, Goatlife, the African diaspora, Toronto's music community, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 26, 2018
Esteemed documentary filmmaker and indigenous musician Alanis Obomsawin discusses the reissue of her 1988 album, Bush Lady, which is out now on Constellation Records, her work with the NFB, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
July 24, 2018
Brandon Williams talks about the new Chastity album, Death Lust, stigmas surrounding mental health and addiction, punk rock, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound.
July 19, 2018
Chad VanGaalen, Chris Dadge, and Ryan Bourne talk about Calgary, the Hillside Festival, R.E.M., David Letterman, Preoccupations, the future and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound.
July 17, 2018
David Cross talks about Canada, performing uncompromising comedy at a sensitive time, living with the fact that he was accused of racism, his Oh Come On tour, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound.
July 12, 2018
Jeremy Dutcher discusses their working history, the past and current state of indigenous communities across Canada, their new album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound.
July 10, 2018
Meg Remy discusses her magnificent new U.S. Girls album, In a Poem Unlimited, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound.
July 5, 2018
Courtney Barnett discusses missing Australia, dealing with success, singing as pure communication, Toronto's Silver Dollar, her new album tell me how you really feel, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound.
July 3, 2018
American guitarist Marisa Anderson returns to discuss their new album, Cloud Corner, which is out now via Thrill Jockey, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound.
June 27, 2018
Elgin County resident Jennifer Castle discusses her life, work, and new album, Angels of Death. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound.
June 21, 2018
Grey County's L CON discusses and plays songs from their new album, Insecurities in Being, live on CFRU 93.3 FM! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound.
June 19, 2018
New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff discusses Robin, his revelatory new biography about the late Robin Williams! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound.
June 14, 2018
Comedian Dave Shumka discusses his podcasts, the true crime parody, This Sounds Serious, and the conversational, Stop Podcasting Yourself, from his home in Vancouver! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound.
June 12, 2018
Guy Picciotto and Xylouris White discuss their fruitful musical collaborations and Mother, the third record they've made together, which is out via Bella Union! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound.
May 29, 2018
Joe Yarmush and Liam O'Neill of Suuns discuss Montreal, mixtapes, their band, their new Secret City/Secretly Canadian album, Felt, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound.
May 22, 2018
Toronto's Bonjay discuss their trajectory, loving Feist, actual diversity, city stories, and their new album Lush Life! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound.
May 17, 2018
Toronto's Witch Prophet discuss and play songs from their new album, The Golden Octave, live on CFRU 93.3 FM! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Grandad's Donuts, Humber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound.
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