Tim and Ben play in Kitchener/Waterloo's Exalt. I caught up with them at this year's Hope Fest to talk about new careers, heavy touring and life changes.
Jared is the other half of London’s Heart Attack Kids. We met up at this year’s Hope Fest and chatted about upcoming plans, long sets and practice.
David is the founding member of Winnipeg Manitoba’s Tunic. We chat about running your band as a business, hobbyists, and Dodge Caravans.
Marc is a Cambridge, Ontario based musician who plays with Greber and has a solo project called Cancelled. We set up the pics while driving back from some studio time to talk about self analyzing, music absorption and being real.
Jeshaiah is the guitarist for Saskatoon's Soul Mates and also plays with Adolyne. The boys are prepping for their upcoming east coast tour in support of their new EP "LOST" and we chat cancelling tours, black gloves and being stuck in the middle of Canada.
Kyle is a Waterloo/Kitchener based promoter with Have Hope. We talk about the upcoming 2018 Hope festival, gnarly riders and having your parents drive you on a tour.
Karina is a promoter based in Toronto handling metal/punk and rock shows. We talk about immigrating to Canada, self value, responibility and fair pay.
Jon is the bassist/vocalist for Hamilton's heavy hitters Monster Truck. We catch up on things like playing festivals, scene history and their new album True Rockers.
This was recorded at the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge DIY Flea Market that was held at Chainsaw. I set up shop and chatted with a few people. This is similar to the Guelph Flea Market episode I did but with less guests. It was fun to pick some brains and meet all the rad vendors at the show. Shout outs to Stacie and Chris for setting it up
Miskwaanakwad is the lead guitarist/vocalist of Biipiigwan. We weigh in on sadness, God's Hooks, and obviously death.
Dave is a Hamilton based musician who plays with TV Freaks, Sweet Dave and the Shallow Graves and Uncontrollable Urge. We talk about his past bands, time management and death.
Simone is a European tour driver that we met in 2013 when The Great Sabatini first went over there. Such a solid dude and a friend we will absolutely have for life. We chatted about squats, poorly translated lyrics and touring in general.
Matt is the booking agent for Coalition in Toronto and also plays in Sex Master and Last Agony. We talk about growing up in small towns, failed stage antics and running a venue.
Block Parent are a three piece punk band from Cambridge, ON. We met in their hall and chatted old scene stories, new beginnings and their new album Amongst the Hurtin’ Mess.
This is a unique episode in that I interviewed 13 random people. I set up my little booth for the Guelph Punk Rock Fleamarket to get the word out on the show. It was a great time and I really enjoyed picking stangers’ brains on music.
Al is 1/2 of Heartbeat Hot Sauce from Thunder Bay. We get into touring Canada as a lone driver, meeting friends on Farmclub, and the blooming success of his hot sauce company.