Canadian Musician Podcast

Canadian Musician Podcast

Latest Episodes

Menno Versteeg on How Royal Mountain Records Accidentally Became the Best Indie Label
December 14, 2022

Menno Versteeg on the creation of Royal Mountain Records (Alvvays, Orville Peck, PUP, Mac DeMarco) & how it stumbled into becoming Canada's best indie label

Velveteen Music's Brad Simons on a Modern Approach to Creation for Musicians & Producers
December 07, 2022

Brad Simons, musician, producer, fonder and CEO of Edmonton-based Velveteen Music on his mission of creating a new, multi-faceted approach to creation for independent artists

Sound Royalties Brings Its Funding Solutions to Canadian Indie Artists
November 30, 2022

Music industry veteran Vanessa Thomas on her new job as the Canadian lead for music finance company Sound Royalties

Sakamoto Agency President Paul Biro’s Approach to Business & Relationships in Live Music
November 23, 2022

A wide-ranging conversation with award-winning agent Paul Biro, the co-founder, president & operating partner at the Sakamoto Agency

Bands on the Rise: Goodnight Sunrise & Les Shirley
November 17, 2022

Chatting about the music business with Vanessa Vakharia and David Kochberg of Goodnight Sunrise and Les Shirley's Raphalle Chouinard & Sarah Dion

4KORNERS on Being the Toronto Raptors’ Official DJ & Throwing the World’s Greatest Party
November 09, 2022

4KORNERS, producer and official DJ of the Toronto Raptors, on the secrets of this unique gig, plus how he went from journalism student to DJing A-list events around the world & making his new album

David Strickland’s Pioneering Life in Hip-Hop Production
November 02, 2022

A career-spanning conversation with David "Gordo" Strickland, one of the pioneers of hip-hop production and recording in Canada, who's worked with Drake, Kardinal Offishall, Jully Black, Choclair, Red

Thompson Egbo-Egbo Has the World at His Finger Tips
October 26, 2022

Celebrated pianist and composer Thompson Egbo-Egbo on his childhood, music education, the industry & honing his gift

Roblox, The Metaverse & A New Frontier in Music
October 19, 2022

Melon President Josh Neuman on Roblox and the pros and cons of music events & audience engagement in the metaverse

Music Canada CEO Patrick Rogers on Bill C-11 & Why Bringing CanCon to Streaming is So Close, Yet So Far
October 12, 2022

Music Canada CEO Patrick Rogers on Bill C-11 (The Online Streaming Act) and the major challenge of bringing CanCon to streaming