23.5 // Samson Wrote Is Me

Adventures in narcissism! I was rushing around releasing an album for the last couple weeks, but found a moment of calm to interview someone...convenient. Check out samsonwrote.com for more details. I also play songs by friends of the show who…

23 // Long Range Hustle Talk To Their Younger Selves

This episode is a blast and a half. Jay Foster and Paul Brogee of LONG RANGE HUSTLE join me in Toronto to discuss two songs off their latest record, “Town,” over banana bread and red wine. We get into how…

22 // Piper & Carson Take The Scenic Route On Tour

I knew that my chat with folk/roots world-wanderers PIPER & CARSON was going to be a great one when we talked about turtles for three minutes right off the top. We listened to a few songs the two wrote collaboratively…

19 // Kieran Smyth Reassures Us That He's Doing Alright

KIERAN SMYTH (of POMES) swoops by, bottle of wine in one hand and guitar in the other, in order to discuss avian death, spiritual fulfillment, and encapsulating the reckless nature of the modern party. We also talk Blink 182, Joanna…

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18 // Shawn William Clarke Adores A Parenthetical Title

Shawn William Clarke joins me in my Toronto bedroom to discuss three powerful songs off his 2017 album, “Topaz”. We discuss new age music, writing teenage romance honestly, and the problem of normalizing misogynistic covers. Head over to Wenona Craft…

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17 // Hungry Lake Purges an Apocalypse

Joe Thomas, from psychedelic folk-rock group Hungry Lake, invites me into his home studio to talk about all three tracks of their most recent EP, “Townies”! We touch on the Salem witch trials, Wilco, writing droughts, and the movie “Hot…

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15 // Tragedy Ann Enlists A Choir of Grade Fives

Folk-blues dynamic duo Tragedy Ann take a break from their cross-Canada tour in order to discuss three tracks of their debut LP “Matches”. We talk about witnessing alcoholism, re-appropriating bible verses for environmentalist purposes, and the influence of the film…