Kreative Kontrol

Kreative Kontrol

Latest Episodes

Ep. #805: La Force
September 28, 2023

Ariel Engle discusses the brilliant new album, XO Skeleton, by La Force, Paris and fandom, family ties that bind, grief and reflection, making heavy pop music, cynical mysticism, working with Andrew Whiteman, Shahzad Ismaily, and Warren Spicer, cigar box

Ep. #794: Fenne Lily
August 08, 2023

Fenne Lily discusses her wonderful new album Big Picture, running and sleeping, writing as a coping mechanism, why self-reflection alone wont cut it, how literature and comedy influence her songwriting, letting listeners in, subtle bits of homage, profou

Ep. #793: Ray Padgett
August 01, 2023

Ray Padgett discusses his remarkable new book, Pledging My Time Conversations with Bob Dylan Band Members, his music journalism origin story, loving Weird Al Yankovic and MAD Magazine, first getting into Dylan and then the obsession with all things Dy

Ep. #792: Nico Paulo
July 27, 2023

Nico Paulo discusses her new, critically acclaimed self-titled album, living her life in Portugal, Toronto, and St. Johns, window shutter signals, learning other peoples music, how love can mean so many things even in the same languages, the water, new

Ep. #791: Nina Nastasia
July 25, 2023

[TW: suicide, psychological abuse] Nina Nastasia discusses her latest wondrous solo album, Riderless Horse, living in Calgary, Alberta for a while, the longest walk in the world for a dog, the difficult life she lived with her late partner Kennan Gudjonss

Ep. #790: Leith Ross
July 20, 2023

Leith Ross discusses their new album, To Learn, leaving Ontario for the prairies, music in their parents home, believing in boredom, what social media is good for, irl community connections, dehumanization, fantastical nostalgia, touring and playing the

Ep. #789: please don't destroy
July 18, 2023

In a conversation recorded before the SAG-AFTRA strike motion, Martin Herlihy, John Higgins, and Ben Marshall from please dont destroy discuss their 2023 North American tour and Just for Laughs stops in Montreal, Canada and important Canadians like

Ep. #788: Joni Void
July 11, 2023

Jean Nant discusses their new Joni Void album, Every Day Is the Song, moving to Montreal from France to study film, remix experiences with Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead, primitive and modern recording technology and how their sound affects sounds, authen

Ep. #787: One Hundred Dollars
July 05, 2023

Simone Schmidt and Ian Russell discuss their band One Hundred Dollars and the recent Blue Fog Recordings reissue of their classic debut album, Forest of Tears, listening speeds, our long relationship, recording with Rick White, the 2007ish Toronto music s

Rick Froberg Remembered
July 03, 2023

Following the devastating news of his shocking death on June 30, 2023, I remember Rick Froberg, who is someone Ive admired most of my life and became friends with over the past 20 years. Featuring my recollections about his artwork, songwriting, and band