Interviews

Say Hello To… Liv Austen

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June 3, 2016
Liv Austen chatting with Ngawara for Music Vice, backstage in London

Liv Austen chats with Ngawara backstage before a show in London – photo Martin Cox for Music Vice Liv Austen is a Norwegian-born country artist who is attracting attention with her refreshingly tongue-in-cheek lyrics and charismatic stage performances....
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Interview: Bobs and LoLo and the World of Children’s Music

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April 13, 2016
Bobs and LoLo

For Juno nominees Robyn Hardy and Lorraine Pond, children’s music is serious business. “Basically teaching the next generation of super music fans,” Pond says. Known professionally as Bobs and LoLo,...
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Emilie-Claire Barlow interview: on Jazz, the Junos, and Genre-Bending

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March 31, 2016
Emilie-Claire Barlow - photo credit Steve Webster

Emilie-Claire Barlow, a 2016 Juno Award nominee for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year –  photo Steve Webster Juno Award-winning jazz vocalist Emilie-Claire Barlow was sailing aboard the arctic icebreaker “Amundsen” when she...
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Diemonds interview — Priya Panda chats about the band’s Juno nomination and the rise of women in metal

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March 30, 2016
Priya Panda

Diemonds is a band on the rise. After signing with eOne in 2015, the Toronto glam-metal act released their first major label album...
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Msg Me Bro: Chat messaging with The Ocean Cure

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February 29, 2016
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Facebook conversations with The Ocean Cure: Pauline Taylor – Vocals Nick Baskerville – Guitar/Vocals Mike Di Monte – Guitar/Vocals Casius Muto-Wray – Bass/Vocals Nicola Sudano – Drums “Mans didn’t even supersize.” ______________________________...
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Laura Sauvage Interview – on Music, Touring, Science and Talking Sharks…

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December 4, 2015
Laura Sauvage - photo by Shaun Fitl, Music Vice

  Following her show at Adelaide Hall in downtown Toronto where she performed with The Franklin Electric,  Montreal songwriter Laura Sauvage was apprehended by our rebel rouser Shaun Fitl for a conversation about music,...
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Cancer Bats interview – “Hey Instabands- Forget the cool hair and Instagram photos, just write good songs!”

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October 6, 2015
Cancer Bats interview – “Hey Instabands- Forget the cool hair and Instagram photos, just write good songs!”

Liam Cormier and Mike Peter of Cancer Bats – photo Brian Banks Gemma Mastroianni caught up with Liam Cormier and Mike Peters from Cancer Bats at...
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The Antlers interview – Brookyln band on tour with Spoon this June

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June 1, 2015
The Antlers - photo credit Mark Lemoine

The Antlers – photo: Mark Lemoine The Antlers are an indie rock band from Brooklyn New York, originating in 2006. The group comprises of Peter Silberman (vocals, composer), Michael Lerner (drums),...
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Industry Insider: Adam Debevc, Manager of Sales at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

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November 17, 2014
Adam Debevc, Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Our latest installation of the Industry Insiders delves into the career specifics of a Manager of Sales for a large scale music organisation. Adam Debevc speaks about his role...
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Birds of Bellwoods – keeping busy as the rising band to watch

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September 30, 2014
Photo by Melissa Mather, courtesy of Birds of Bellwoods.

My first experience seeing Birds of Bellwoods perform live was at a house party in October of 2013. We were all there in celebration of a friend’s birthday when...
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