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April 1, 2020
Comedian and 'Bob's Burgers' star Eugene Mirman talks about many things including his hilarious, star-studded, and emotional new documentary, 'It Started as a Joke,' which is out on video-on-demand services on April 3, 2020! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
March 25, 2020
In Edmonton, Alberta, Daniel Romano talks Ancient Shapes, capitalism, Welland, Daniel Romano and the Outfit, grilled salmon, "OKAY WOW," and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
March 23, 2020
Lee Ranaldo and Raül Refree discuss life in New York City and Barcelona during the COVID-19 pandemic, their lovely new album, 'Names of North End Women,' Sonic Youth, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
March 18, 2020
Meg Remy on the excellent, star-studded new U.S. Girls album, 'Heavy Light,' its conceptual lyrics about how our relationships with our parents shape us as people, the musical choices on this record, Bob Dylan, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
March 11, 2020
Toronto comedians Scott Thompson and Paul Bellini discuss their new film, 'Mouth Congress,' the new Kids in the Hall series for Amazon, new Mouth Congress music on Captured Tracks, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
March 4, 2020
Talented multi-instrumentalist Dan Snaith, otherwise known as Caribou, talks Brexit, a dramatic child birth, loss, communication, the voice, his stellar new album 'Suddenly,' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 27, 2020
Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, and activist Desmond Cole discusses his ambitious, uncompromising new book, 'The Skin We’re In – A Year of Black Resistance and Power.' Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 25, 2020
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 February 21, 2020. Our guests were CBC Fresh Air and Podcast Playlist host, Nana Aba Duncan, comedian Daniel Woodrow, and comedian/actor Aba Amuquandoh. With special house band replacement, keyboard virtuoso Robin Hatch. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent.
February 20, 2020
Show host Shad and director/producer Darby Wheeler discuss the new, fourth season of their Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Netflix series, 'Hip-Hop Evolution!' Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
February 18, 2020
Comedian Ron Funches talks about his Gettin' Better podcast, talking to Conan O'Brien, loving Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Vicki Lawrence, Black History/Future Month, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
February 12, 2020
Renowned American guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Parker on his astounding new album, 'Suite for Max Brown,' his parents and musical trajectory, jazz and hip-hop, Tortoise plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
February 5, 2020
The talented, multi-disciplinary American artist Matana Roberts discusses her 'Coin Coin' album series and its latest chapter, 'Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis,' her personal and professional trajectory, upcoming projects, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 31, 2020
Ahead of performing at JFL NorthWest in Vancouver on February 20, 2020, comedian Beth Stelling traces her acting/stand-up/writing trajectory, discusses growing up with a single mom, their podcast 'We Called Your Mom,' future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 30, 2020
Dan Bejar discusses the excellent new Destroyer LP, 'Have We Met,' our mutual love of Bob Dylan’s singing and records over the past 25 years, his working relationship with the late David Berman, his future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
January 28, 2020
Celebrating her new LP, 'Are You Gone,' Sarah Harmer discusses a 10-year gap between releasing records, reflective lyrical themes on 'Are You Gone,' celebrating her dear friend and mentor Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip, the pros and cons of social media, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 24, 2020
Gord Sinclair on his debut solo album Taxi Dancers, how the Tragically Hip worked together and his role in the band, his feelings about Gord Downie and the Hip’s final tour, what may become of unreleased Hip material and whether or not they might play together again, his own future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 22, 2020
Everyone in Holy Fuck is on the show to discuss their history with the band, living in the cities they live in, Tom Power and CBC Radio's q, their excellent new album 'Deleter,' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 16, 2020
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 Saturday January 11, 2020. Our guests were keyboard virtuoso Robin Hatch, multi-instrumentalist poet Ian Daniel Kehoe, and Jordan Sowunmi and James Rathbone of Toronto's hip-hop party enterprise, Boosie Fade. With the Khanna Family Singers. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent.
January 14, 2020
Recorded at Hamilton, Ontario's Grandad's Donuts, Friendly Rich discusses his new album, 'We Are All Terrorists,' his life and musical trajectory, the state of the world in a cloudy internet age of outrage, local politics and activism, his own struggles, delicious donuts, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 8, 2020
Jessica Jalbert of Faith Healer and Jom Comyn teach me all about living life in Edmonton, its music scenes, its pizza scenes, jams, perceptions of Ontario, their current and future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
January 1, 2020
Toronto's Matthew "Doc" Dunn talks musical tribalism, appreciating greatness, his band the Cosmic Range, his latest solo album, 'Upper Canada Blues,' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 19, 2019
Andy Cohen and Tim Midyett of Silkworm and Steve Albini discuss their work together on Silkworm's 1994 album 'In the West' and its 25th anniversary reissue on Comedy Minus One Records! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 17, 2019
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday December 13, 2019. With guests: musician Laura Barrett; 'The Gravy Train' podcast's Jordan Heath-Rawlings; Cree visual artist Joi. T Arcand; and Sloan's Jay Ferguson. With James Keast and the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon.
December 13, 2019
Kevin McDonald talks about Kevin McDonald's Rock Opera, 'Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show,' Kevin McDonald's Beatles theories, Kevin McDonald's updates about the Kids in the Hall, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
December 11, 2019
A panel discussion about the award-winning book, 'Tomorrow is Too Late: Toronto Hardcore Punk in the 1980s,' recorded before a live audience at the Toronto Reference Library on Tuesday July 23, 2019. Our panelists were authors Derek Emerson and Shawn Chirrey and contributors Simon Harvey, Fran Grasso, Steve Perry, and Doug Galbraith. Recorded by the Toronto Reference Library. Produced by Vish Khanna and Shawn Chirrey. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
December 4, 2019
Carlyn and Amanda of Toronto's Ice Cream discuss their music origin stories, their long friendship, the lyrical intent and sound of their excellent new album, 'Fed Up,' and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 27, 2019
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday November 22, 2019. Our guests were author Zalika Reid-Benta, comedians/Landlord and Tenant Podmess hosts Michael Balazo and James Hartnett, and Oscar-nominated musician Owen Pallett. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Photos by Shane Parent.
November 20, 2019
Nic and Rose of LAL make time for a chat at the 2019 edition of Sappyfest about their history together, the significance of empowering underrepresented communities, campus radio, their new Coax Records release, 'Dark Beings,' and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 13, 2019
Rock 'n' roll legend Robbie Robertson discusses his working relationship with Martin Scorsese and scoring 'The Irishman,' the 50th anniversary reissue of 'The Band' and the recent doc, 'Once Were Brothers,' his new solo album 'Sinematic,' and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
November 5, 2019
Good pals Rob Benvie (of Bankruptcy) and Peter Elkas discuss their long friendship, their old bands Thrush Hermit and Local Rabbits, the new Bankruptcy album 'Computers Make the Drinks,' their November 7 show at the Dakota Tavern, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 30, 2019
Esteemed guitarist and songwriter Bill MacKay talks about his two new Drag City releases, 'Fountain Fire' and, in collaboration with Katinka Kleijn, 'Stir,' his musical history, the state of the world, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 23, 2019
Songwriter, musician, producer, and singer Sandro Perri talks about his new Constellation Records release, 'Soft Landing,' his exploration of record engineering and guitar, temporality, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 16, 2019
Musician, visual artist, songwriter, and singer André Ethier talks about his life in Toronto, the history of the Deadly Snakes, his new Telephone Explosion Records release, "Croak in the Weeds," and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey.
October 9, 2019
One episode, two separate guests who happen to be touring together! During downtime at Sappyfest 2019, Shotgun Jimmie discusses his new LP, 'Transistor Sister 2' and, whilst on a reunion tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of 'Clayton Park,' Thrush Hermit talk about those things! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 7, 2019
Gregg Turkington and Eric Notarnicola discuss their wonderful new 'On Cinema at the Cinema' venture, 'Mister America,' a feature film in theatres October 9! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
October 2, 2019
The prolific, influential, and reclusive Rick White talks Eric's Trip, Elevator to Hell, the Unintended, 'The Opening" with Eiyn Sof, RC trucking, future plans, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 25, 2019
Fly Pan Am's Roger Tellier-Craig and J.S. Truchy discuss the band's new album, 'C'est ça,' Montreal and Constellation Records, why Fly Pan Am went away for almost 15 years and why they came back, future plans, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 23, 2019
Another episode with two different guests! Comedy Bang! Bang! and Threedom person Lauren Lapkus discusses the new 'Between Two Ferns: The Movie' movie, and, ahead of his appearances at JFL42 in Toronto between September 25 and 28, Jon Dore talks about Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip, his particular brand of comedy, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
September 19, 2019
Two comedians, two separate interviews, one episode. Ahead of appearances at JFL42 in Toronto between September 19 and 29, Andy Kindler and Nicole Byer each discuss the state of comedy, cancel and callout culture, Dave Chappelle, Shane Gillis, pole dancing, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
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.
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