Kreative Kontrol

By Vish Khanna/ Entertainment One (eOne)

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Thoughtful, funny, heartfelt interviews and in-depth documentaries about musicians, authors, comedians, and other cultural creators.

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Episode Date
Ep. #564: Regina Gently
00:58:58

The powerful Regina Gently discusses her new album, Don’t Wait to Love Me, drag culture and pop music, Three Gut Records, Prince, and Madonna, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Sep 16, 2020
Ep. #563: Emma Donoghue
01:04:19

During a live, virtual, interactive event for the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival, esteemed author Emma Donoghue discusses her eerily prescient new novel, The Pull of the Stars, which is set in a maternity ward in Dublin during the Great Flu of 1918. Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Sep 09, 2020
Ep. #562: Bill Callahan
01:16:46

Bill Callahan discusses Gold Record, news and sitcoms, wedding work, Johnny Cash and Leonard Cohen, late night tv, Ry Cooder, David Berman, the drums, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Sep 02, 2020
Ep #561: Steve Von Till
01:11:55

Steve Von Till on his new solo album, No Wilderness Deep Enough, new book, Harvestman: 23 Untitled Poems and Collected Lyrics, teaching during a pandemic, Neurosis and Neurot Recordings updates, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Aug 27, 2020
Ep. #560: Kathleen Edwards
01:12:49

Kathleen Edwards on ending her music-making retirement, overcoming clinical depression, running Quitters Coffee, her new album Total Freedom, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Aug 25, 2020
Ep. #559: Nyssa
01:18:53

Nyssa talks about Toronto and its potential, her musical trajectory, powerful singing style, and stage presence, her incredible new album Girls Like Me, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Aug 19, 2020
Ep. #558: Harry Shearer
01:04:17

Harry Shearer talks The Many Moods of Donald Trump, if The Simpsons can really predict the future, American history and politics, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Aug 12, 2020
Ep. #557: Chris Frantz of Talking Heads / Tom Tom Club
01:20:21

Chris Frantz on his revelatory new memoir, Remain in Love: Talking Heads – Tom Tom Club – Tina, perceptions of David Byrne, touring with Ramones, encounters with John & Yoko and Keith Richards, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Aug 06, 2020
Ep. #556: Sam Jay
00:35:21

Sam Jay on her hilarious new Netflix special, 3 in the Morning, lockdown life and the state of America, comedy, truth, Saturday Night Live, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Aug 04, 2020
Ep. #555: Land of Talk
01:18:21

Elizabeth Powell on life back in Montreal, the original Land of Talk band, self-isolation and other people, their new LP, Indistinct Conversations, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jul 29, 2020
Ep. #554: Jessy Lanza
00:51:10

Jessy Lanza talks California living during a pandemic lockdown, dealing with people, her new album All the Time, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jul 22, 2020
Ep. #553: Aaron Riches
01:17:15

Aaron Riches discusses why Royal City ended in 2004 and where he’s been ever since, his relationship to music, asking Fugazi to play Guelph in 1989, heroes and leaders, living in the U.S.A., performing for Hillside Homeside, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jul 16, 2020
Ep. #552: Protomartyr's Joe Casey
01:26:53

Joe Casey of Protomartyr talks about the socio-political status of the U.S.A. during a pandemic, polarization and the end of decorum, the band’s new album Ultimate Success Today, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jul 14, 2020
Ep. #551: Morgan Murray
00:54:44

Author Morgan Murray discusses his brilliant debut novel, Dirty Birds, what Leonard Cohen might've been like, Indigenous culture and entitled hipsters, celebrity culture, his talented wife Kate Beaton, his future plans, and much more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jul 08, 2020
Ep. #550: Ian Svenonius & Rich Morel of Too Much
01:07:34

Ian Svenonious and Rich Morel discuss the dance music of Too Much and their new album, Club Emotion, libertarianism and quarantines, DJ music, Brendan Canty, lip syncing and Sarah Cooper, future plans, and much more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jul 01, 2020
Ep. #549: Jehnny Beth
01:02:43

Jehnny Beth of Savages on the personal nature of her new album, To Love is to Live, and what might have inspired it, how boxing has informed her approach as a live performer, her dear friendship with PJ Harvey, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jun 24, 2020
Ep. #548: Kool Keith
00:50:55

The legendary Kool Keith discusses his collaboration with Thetan on Space Goretex, pandemic life in the Bronx, the Black Lives Matter protests, contemporary hip-hop, average cereals, future plans, and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

 

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Jun 19, 2020
Ep. #547: WHOOP-Szo
01:15:22

Adam Sturgeon discusses his band WHOOP-Szo and their Polaris Music Prize-nominated album, Warrior Down, his and his dad's brushes with NHL stardom, cruelty towards Indigenous people in Canada, defunding the police, future plans, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Lifespin and Black Women United YEG.

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Jun 17, 2020
Ep. #546: Wares
01:07:24

Edmonton's Cassia Hardy discusses the emotionally haunting and musically charged new Wares album, Survival, living in Alberta during a pandemic, local politics and music communities, self-awareness and the internet, Bob Dylan, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Support Black Women United YEG.

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Jun 10, 2020
Ep. #545: Owen Pallett
01:12:21

Celebrated Toronto composer Owen Pallett discusses his new album Island, the murder of George Floyd, getting over and through past relationships, external perceptions, future plans, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. 

Jun 03, 2020
Ep. #544: Ben Gunning
01:22:31

Toronto's Ben Gunning talks about making music free of external and genre expectations, his old band Local Rabbits, his latest album Nature, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. 

May 28, 2020
Ep. #543: Markus Floats
01:08:14

Montreal musician and soundscape artist Markus Floats discusses his ability to adapt to pandemic protocols, making solitary, synthesized music after playing in bands, his new Constellation Records release Third Album, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. 

May 26, 2020
Ep. #542: Fiver
01:30:00

Simone Schmidt discusses pandemic peril in Toronto, music biz cartels, the Atlantic School of Spontaneous Composition and their new Fiver collaboration, You Wanted Country? Vol. 1, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. 

May 20, 2020
Ep. #541: Jim White and Marisa Anderson
01:06:46

Beaming in from Australia and Oregon respectively, Jim White and Marisa Anderson discuss living life under pandemic conditions, improvisation in life and music, AC/DC, their new Thrill Jockey release, The Quickening, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

May 13, 2020
Ep. #540: The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt
01:34:04

American pop songwriting genius Stephin Merritt discusses quarantine life in New York City, each and every song on the new album Quickies by the Magnetic Fields, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

May 05, 2020
Ep. #539: Andy Shauf
01:10:42

Canadian musical mastermind Andy Shauf discusses late night tv talk shows and comedy, narrative songwriting and meeting Randy Newman, his new album The Neon Skyline, and much more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Apr 28, 2020
Ep. #538: Ezra Furman
01:03:03

American musical force Ezra Furman discusses life during a pandemic, privacy as a public person, their recent albums, Twelve Nudes and the soundtrack for Sex Education, and more! Supported by Live at Massey Hall, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Apr 22, 2020
Ep. #537: Lido Pimienta
01:03:36

2017 Polaris Music Prize champ Lido Pimienta makes her fifth appearance on this show to discuss her pandemic perspectives and her excellent new album, Miss Colombia! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Apr 15, 2020
Ep. #536: Jade Hairpins
01:10:46

Jonah Falco and Mike Haliechuk from Fucked Up talk about their new band Jade Hairpins and their excellent debut record, Harmony Avenue, which is out everywhere on May 29, 2020! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Apr 08, 2020
Ep. #535: Eugene Mirman
00:38:47

Comedian and Bob's Burgers star Eugene Mirman talks about many things including his hilarious, star-studded, and emotional new documentary, It Started as a Joke, which is out on video-on-demand services on April 3, 2020! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Apr 01, 2020
Ep. #534: Daniel Romano
00:58:15

In Edmonton, Alberta, Daniel Romano talks Ancient Shapes, capitalism, Welland, Daniel Romano and the Outfit, grilled salmon, "OKAY WOW," and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Mar 25, 2020
Ep. #533: Lee Ranaldo and Raül Refree
01:06:42

Lee Ranaldo and Raül Refree discuss life in New York City and Barcelona during the COVID-19 pandemic, their lovely new album, Names of North End Women, Sonic Youth, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Mar 23, 2020
Ep. #532: U.S. Girls
01:07:27

Meg Remy on the excellent, star-studded new U.S. Girls album, Heavy Light, its conceptual lyrics about how our relationships with our parents shape us as people, the musical choices on this record, Bob Dylan, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Mar 18, 2020
Ep. #531: Scott Thompson and Paul Bellini of Mouth Congress/Kids in the Hall
00:49:48

Toronto comedians Scott Thompson and Paul Bellini discuss their new film, Mouth Congress, the new Kids in the Hall series for Amazon, new Mouth Congress music on Captured Tracks, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Mar 11, 2020
Ep. #530: Caribou
00:51:13

Talented multi-instrumentalist Dan Snaith, otherwise known as Caribou, talks Brexit, a dramatic child birth, loss, communication, the voice, his stellar new album Suddenly, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Mar 04, 2020
Ep. #529: Desmond Cole
01:02:57

Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, and activist Desmond Cole discusses his ambitious, uncompromising new book, The Skin We’re In – A Year of Black Resistance and Power. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Feb 27, 2020
Ep. #528: Nana Aba Duncan, Daniel Woodrow, Abu Amuquandoh on Long Night
01:03:13

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Workman Arts in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday February 21, 2020. Our guests were CBC Fresh Air and Podcast Playlist host, Nana Aba Duncan, comedian Daniel Woodrow, and comedian/actor Aba Amuquandoh. With special house band replacement, keyboard virtuoso Robin Hatch. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Feb 25, 2020
Ep. #527: Shad and Darby Wheeler from Hip-Hop Evolution
01:04:03

Show host Shad and director/producer Darby Wheeler discuss the new, fourth season of their Peabody and Emmy Award-winning Netflix series, Hip-Hop Evolution! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Feb 20, 2020
Ep. #526: Ron Funches
00:48:53

Comedian Ron Funches talks about his Gettin' Better podcast, talking to Conan O'Brien, loving Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Vicki Lawrence, Black History/Future Month, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Feb 18, 2020
Ep. #525: Jeff Parker
00:55:10

Renowned American guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Parker on his astounding new album, Suite for Max Brown, his parents and musical trajectory, jazz and hip-hop, Tortoise plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Feb 12, 2020
Ep. #524: Matana Roberts
01:01:52

The talented, multi-disciplinary American artist Matana Roberts discusses her Coin Coin album series and its latest chapter, Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis, her personal and professional trajectory, upcoming projects, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Feb 05, 2020
Ep. #523: Beth Stelling
00:32:52

Ahead of performing at JFL NorthWest in Vancouver on February 20, 2020, comedian Beth Stelling traces her acting/stand-up/writing trajectory, discusses growing up with a single mom, their podcast We Called Your Mom, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 31, 2020
Ep. #522: Destroyer
01:03:36

Dan Bejar discusses the excellent new Destroyer LP, Have We Met, our mutual love of Bob Dylan’s singing and records over the past 25 years, his working relationship with the late David Berman, his future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 30, 2020
Ep. #521: Sarah Harmer
01:07:06

Celebrating her new LP, Are You Gone, Sarah Harmer discusses a 10-year gap between releasing records, reflective lyrical themes on Are You Gone, celebrating her dear friend and mentor Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip, the pros and cons of social media, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 28, 2020
Ep. #520: Gord Sinclair
00:50:43

Gord Sinclair on his debut solo album Taxi Dancers, how the Tragically Hip worked together and his role in the band, his feelings about Gord Downie and the Hip’s final tour, what may become of unreleased Hip material and whether or not they might play together again, his own future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 24, 2020
Ep. #519: Holy Fuck
00:58:56

Everyone in Holy Fuck is on the show to discuss their history with the band, living in the cities they live in, Tom Power and CBC Radio's q, their excellent new album Deleter, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 22, 2020
Ep. #518: Robin Hatch, Ian Daniel Kehoe, Boosie Fade's Jordan Sowunmi, James Rathbone on Long Night!
01:00:20

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday January 11, 2020. Our guests were keyboard virtuoso Robin Hatch, multi-instrumentalist poet Ian Daniel Kehoe, and Jordan Sowunmi and James Rathbone of Toronto's hip-hop party enterprise, Boosie Fade. With the Khanna Family Singers. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jan 16, 2020
Ep. #517: Friendly Rich
01:07:12

Recorded at Hamilton, Ontario's Grandad's Donuts, Friendly Rich discusses his new album, We Are All Terrorists, his life and musical trajectory, the state of the world in a cloudy internet age of outrage, local politics and activism, his own struggles, delicious donuts, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 14, 2020
Ep. #516: Jessica Jalbert (Faith Healer) & Jom Comyn
00:54:55

Jessica Jalbert of Faith Healer and Jom Comyn teach me all about living life in Edmonton, its music scenes, its pizza scenes, jams, perceptions of Ontario, their current and future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 08, 2020
Ep. #515: Matthew "Doc" Dunn
01:30:34

Toronto's Matthew "Doc" Dunn talks musical tribalism, appreciating greatness, his band the Cosmic Range, his latest solo album, Upper Canada Blues, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Jan 01, 2020
Ep. #514: Steve Albini and Silkworm’s Andy Cohen and Tim Midyett
01:40:08

Andy Cohen and Tim Midyett of Silkworm and Steve Albini discuss their work together on Silkworm's 1994 album In the West and its 25th anniversary reissue on Comedy Minus One Records! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Dec 19, 2019
Ep. #513: Sloan's Jay Ferguson, Joi T. Arcand, The Gravy Train's Jordan Heath-Rawlings, Laura Barrett on Long Night!
01:12:27

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday December 13, 2019. Our guests were Toronto musician Laura Barrett, podcaster/host of The Gravy Train, Jordan Heath-Rawlings, Saskatchewan-based Cree visual artist Joi. T Arcand, and from the band Sloan, Jay Ferguson. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Kate Killet. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 17, 2019
Ep. #512: Kevin McDonald
00:53:06

Kevin McDonald talks about Kevin McDonald's Rock Opera, Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show, Kevin McDonald's Beatles theories, Kevin McDonald's updates about the Kids in the Hall, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Dec 13, 2019
Ep. #511: A live talk about Tomorrow is Too Late: Toronto Hardcore Punk in the 1980s
01:37:45

This episode features a panel discussion about the award-winning book, Tomorrow is Too Late: Toronto Hardcore Punk in the 1980s, and was recorded before a live audience at the Toronto Reference Library on Tuesday July 23, 2019. Our panelists were authors Derek Emerson and Shawn Chirrey and contributors Simon Harvey, Fran Grasso, Steve Perry, and Doug Galbraith. Recorded by the Toronto Reference Library. Produced by Vish Khanna and Shawn Chirrey. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 11, 2019
Ep. #510: Ice Cream
01:08:53

Carlyn and Amanda of Toronto's Ice Cream discuss their music origin stories, their long friendship, the lyrical intent and sound of their excellent new album, Fed Up, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Dec 04, 2019
Ep. #509: Owen Pallett, Zalika Reid-Benta, Michael Balazo, James Hartnett on Long Night
00:56:57

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday November 22, 2019. Our guests were author Zalika Reid-Benta, comedians/Landlord and Tenant Podmess hosts Michael Balazo and James Hartnett, and Oscar-nominated musician Owen Pallett. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 27, 2019
Ep. #508: LAL
00:53:56

Nic and Rose of LAL make time for a chat at the 2019 edition of Sappyfest about their history together, the significance of empowering underrepresented communities, campus radio, their new Coax Records release, Dark Beings, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Nov 20, 2019
Ep. #507: Robbie Robertson
00:34:25

Rock 'n' roll legend Robbie Robertson discusses his working relationship with Martin Scorsese and scoring The Irishman, the 50th anniversary reissue of The Band and the recent doc, Once Were Brothers, his new solo album Sinematic, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Nov 13, 2019
Ep. #506: Rob Benvie and Peter Elkas
01:31:11

Good pals Rob Benvie (of Bankruptcy) and Peter Elkas discuss their long friendship, their old bands Thrush Hermit and Local Rabbits, the new Bankruptcy album Computers Make the Drinks, their November 7 show at the Dakota Tavern, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey

Nov 05, 2019
Ep. #505: Bill MacKay
01:01:04
Esteemed guitarist and songwriter Bill MacKay talks about his two new Drag City releases, Fountain Fire and, in collaboration with Katinka Kleijn, Stir, his musical history, the state of the world, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Oct 30, 2019
Ep. #504: Sandro Perri
01:06:18
Songwriter, musician, producer, and singer Sandro Perri talks about his new Constellation Records release, Soft Landing, his exploration of record engineering and guitar, temporality, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Oct 23, 2019
Ep. #503: André Ethier
01:03:04
Musician, visual artist, songwriter, and singer André Ethier talks about his life in Toronto, the history of the Deadly Snakes, his new Telephone Explosion Records release, Croak in the Weeds, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Oct 16, 2019
Ep. #502: Shotgun Jimmie! Thrush Hermit!
01:25:29
One episode, two separate guests who happen to be touring together! During downtime at Sappyfest 2019, Shotgun Jimmie discusses his new LP, Transistor Sister 2 and, whilst on a reunion tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of Clayton Park, Thrush Hermit talk about those things! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Oct 09, 2019
Ep. #501: Gregg Turkington and Eric Notarnicola
00:45:00
Gregg Turkington and Eric Notarnicola discuss their wonderful new On Cinema at the Cinema venture, Mister America, a feature film in theatres October 9! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Oct 07, 2019
Ep. #500: Rick White
01:11:17
The prolific, influential, and reclusive Rick White talks Eric's Trip, Elevator to Hell, the Unintended, The Opening with Eiyn Sof, RC trucking, future plans, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Oct 02, 2019
Ep. #499: Fly Pan Am
01:03:42
Fly Pan Am's Roger Tellier-Craig and J.S. Truchy discuss the band's new album, C'est ça, Montreal and Constellation Records, why Fly Pan Am went away for almost 15 years and why they came back, future plans, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Sep 25, 2019
Ep. #498: Lauren Lapkus! Jon Dore!
01:01:45
Another episode with two different guests! Comedy Bang! Bang! and Threedom person Lauren Lapkus discusses the new Between Two Ferns: The Movie movie, and, ahead of his appearances at JFL42 in Toronto between September 25 and 28, Jon Dore talks about Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip, his particular brand of comedy, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Sep 23, 2019
Ep. #497: Andy Kindler! Nicole Byer!
01:02:04
Two comedians, two separate interviews, one episode. Ahead of appearances at JFL42 in Toronto between September 19 and 29, Andy Kindler and Nicole Byer each discuss the state of comedy, cancel and callout culture, Dave Chappelle, Shane Gillis, pole dancing, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Sep 19, 2019
Ep. #496: Iggy Pop
00:41:57
Music icon Iggy Pop discusses his beautiful new album Free, working with Leron Thomas and Noveller, feeling free as 'Iggy Pop,' his forthcoming book 'Til Wrong Feels Right, future plans, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Sep 11, 2019
Ep. #495: Emma Donoghue
00:47:21
Academy Award-nominated author Emma Donoghue discusses her new novel, Akin, the lost art of photography, her writing trajectory, the success of Room, what's next, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Sep 04, 2019
Ep. #494: FET.NAT
00:49:42
Quebec's FET.NAT discuss their 2019 Polaris Music Prize nomination for Le Mal, the stories behind each of the album's songs, how the band formed and vocalist JFNO’s unique poetic contributions and fascinating mascotting background, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts. Please take this listener survey
Aug 28, 2019
Ep. #493: Cartel Madras
00:42:26
Eboshi and Contra of Cartel Madras talk about their South Indian heritage, coming up in Calgary, empowering marginalized voices, becoming great rappers, their forthcoming Sub Pop Records debut, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Aug 21, 2019
Ep. #492: I Remember Me and David Berman
01:55:02
Mourning and remembering poet/musician David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, as a fan, a journalist, and a friend. Featuring an archival CFRU radio interview with David and previously captured anecdotes by Stephen Malkmus, Will Oldham, Bob Nastanovich, and Dan Bejar. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Aug 14, 2019
Ep. #491: Young Guv
00:58:08
Ben Cook talks about Young Guv and his new album GUV I, working as a young actor, his love of hip-hop and power-pop, future plans for Fucked Up and No Warning, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Aug 07, 2019
Ep. #490: Terry Fallis
00:46:35
Award-winning Canadian novelist Terry Fallis on his new, fantastical, funny golf tale, Albatross, his life and career, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jul 31, 2019
Ep. #489: Ronny Chieng
00:17:47
The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng talks about Canada, comedy, weirdo lawyers and comedians, rhetoric and the media, his personal rage issues, Just for Laughs, more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jul 23, 2019
Ep. #488: Yves Jarvis
00:57:53
Montreal's Yves Jarvis on his musical impulses and influences, the all-ages music scene in Calgary and life on the road, his new album The Same But by Different Means, future plans, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jul 17, 2019
Ep. #487: Ian Blurton
00:54:13
Underground Canadian music icon Ian Blurton discusses his new band, Ian Blurton's Future Now, and their killer new album, Signals Through the Flames. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jul 10, 2019
Ep. #486: Alix Ohlin
00:38:16
Acclaimed author Alix Ohlin discusses her latest novel, Dual Citizens. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jul 04, 2019
Ep. #485: Richard Reed Parry
00:56:54
Multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry discusses Quiet River of Dust Vol. 2: That Side of the River, which is out now via Secret City/Anti-, his work with Dallas Good of the Sadies, the Hillside Festival, future plans for him, Bell Orchestre, and Arcade Fire, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jul 02, 2019
Ep. #484: Bruce Cockburn
00:50:43
Folk icon Bruce Cockburn talks about his life and times in music, his wanderlust, thoughts on the current political climate and ecological collapse, his new album Crowing Ignites, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jun 26, 2019
Ep. #483: American Football
01:06:37
Steve, Mike, Steve, and Nate of American Football talk about their history together and musical influences, why they went away for 15 years and then came back, their new Polyvinyl album, LP3, and much, more! Photo by Paige Medor. Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jun 20, 2019
Ep. #482: Jenn Grant
00:43:31
Jenn Grant talks about her new album Love, Inevitable, working with Tucker Martine, balancing being a musician with being a new mom, navigating social media, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jun 18, 2019
Ep. #481: David Berman
00:58:52
David Berman talks about the end of Silver Jews, the rise of Purple Mountains, every song on their self-titled debut, which is out via Drag City on July 12, 2019 and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jun 12, 2019
Ep. #480: Bill Callahan
00:51:14
American songwriter, singer, and musician Bill Callahan discusses his new record, Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest, his move to Austin, becoming a husband and father and joining a community of parents, the Incredible Hulk, his entry into social media, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
Jun 05, 2019
Ep. #479: Toronto Raptors DJ 4KORNERS
00:36:21
Toronto Raptors DJ 4KORNERS on being the team's first and only DJ, how he interacts with players and fans with the music he plays, his perspectives on this historic season for the Raptors, his prediction for their NBA Finals series against the Golden State Warriors, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 30, 2019
Ep. #478: Tanika Charles
01:03:09
Tanika Charles on her time living in Edmonton and Vancouver, close encounters with J Dilla and Slum Village, her struggles with imposter syndrome, her rise, as an artist in control of her own fate, her new album The Gumption, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.
May 29, 2019
Ep. #477: Queer Songbook Orchestra at Kazoo! Fest
00:50:12

This episode was recorded before a live studio audience at Kazoo! HQ in Guelph, Ontario during Kazoo! Fest on Saturday April 13, 2019, and features an interview with Queer Songbook Orchestra's Shaun Brodie, Thom Gill, and Stephen Jackman-Torkoff. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Kazoo! Photos by Nicolette Hoang. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, CFRU 93.3 FM, and Grandad's Donuts.

May 22, 2019
Ep. #476: Ford Pier live at CFRU!
00:59:31

Ford Pier performs songs and talks about his life and times with D.O.A., Nomeansno, Rheostatics, Jr. Gone Wild, the Ford Pier Vengeance Trio, and more, all live at CFRU! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

May 15, 2019
Ep. #475: Haviah Mighty
01:24:02

Haviah Mighty talks Brampton and Toronto life, her musical family and hip-hop influences, sexism, racism, and her new album 13th Floor, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

May 08, 2019
Ep. #474: Snotty Nose Rez Kids
00:57:46

Snotty Nose Rez Kids and DJ Kookum discuss their origins, hip-hop, indigenous culture and the matriarchy, their new album Trapline, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

May 01, 2019
Ep. #473: Kiwi Jr.
00:57:56

Kiwi Jr. talk Charlottetown, Toronto, and the New Ho King restaurant, their new Mint Records LP. Football Money, Pavement, Alvvays, and Kanye West, making guitar rock in 2019, what's next, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Apr 24, 2019
Ep. #472: Kevin Nealon
00:45:00

Kevin Nealon talks about a hike with actor Matthew Modine, which launched the idea for his Hiking with Kevin series, his time on and after Saturday Night Live, communicating with Norm Macdonald, his friendship with the late great Garry Shandling, his current stand-up tour, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Apr 17, 2019
Ep. #471: Steven Lambke
01:11:23

Steven Lambke has Vish over to his house to talk about his amazing new album Dark Blue, his work for Sappyfest, You've Changed Records turning ten years old and collaborating with Daniel Romano, what's up next for him and Constantines, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Apr 11, 2019
Ep. #470: John Southworth
00:52:55

John Southworth invites Vish to Toronto's Skyline Restaurant for a chat about old times, the experimental work he did with electronic pop music tones on his last record, Small Town Water Tower, the recent death of our mutual friend and his bandmate, Justin Haynes, his new album Miracle in the Night, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Apr 09, 2019
Ep. #469: Baroness Von Sketch Show's Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen, Vintage Tech Hunters' Shaun Hatton on Long Night!
01:02:28

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Workman Arts in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday March 29, 2019. Our guests were Vintage Tech Hunters co-host Shaun Hatton and Baroness Von Sketch Show's Aurora Browne and Jennifer Whalen. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Apr 03, 2019
Ep. #468: Sean Ono Lennon
01:14:04

Sean Ono Lennon answers the Exclaim! Questionnaire, talks the Claypool Lennon Delirium's new album, South of Reality, cool stories about his parents John Lennon and Yoko Ono, wanting to produce Bob Dylan, touring with Beck, hanging out at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FM, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Mar 27, 2019
Ep. #467: Susan Rogers
01:20:34

Esteemed music producer and Prince collaborator Susan Rogers discusses her pioneering work as a music engineer/producer, her research in the field of music cognition and psychoacoustics, Prince vs. Michael Jackson, hitting it big with Barenaked Ladies, and much more. This episode was recorded before a live audience at the Dominion Chalmers Centre in Ottawa, Ontario during MEGAPHONO on Friday February 8, 2019. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, CFRU 93.3 FM, and Grandad's Donuts.

Mar 20, 2019
Ep. #466: Gregg Turkington
01:06:25

Gregg Turkington on his Australian origins, sentimental and sincere comedy, Neil Hamburger and Neil's new album for Drag City, Still Dwelling, his appreciation for KC and the Sunshine Band, his upcoming film with Tim Heidecker, why he never does podcasts, and much more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Mar 13, 2019
Ep. #465: Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux
00:56:39

Jennifer Herrema recalls seeing Bad Brains when she was 12 years old, American racism and sexism, the return of Royal Trux, collaborating with Kool Keith, leaving Drag City, the new Royal Trux LP for Fat Possum, White Stuff, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Mar 06, 2019
Ep. #464: City Fidelia, Erin Lowers, Jonathon Shamar on hip-hop at MEGAPHONO!
01:09:51

This episode was recorded before a live audience at the Knot Project Space at SAW Video in Ottawa, Ontario during MEGAPHONO on Thursday February 7, 2019 Entitled Northern Touch: The Canadian Hip-Hop Landscape & Ottawa's Potential, this panel featured rapper City Fidelia, journalist Erin Lowers, and artist manager Jonathon Shamar. Produced by Vish Khanna and MEGAPHONO. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, CFRU 93.3 FM, and Grandad's Donuts.

Feb 28, 2019
Ep. #463: Esi Edugyan
00:50:35

Distinguished author Esi Edugyan discusses her life, work, and Giller Prize-winning books, 2011's Half-Blood Blues and 2018's Washington Black! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Feb 21, 2019
Ep. #462: Syrus Marcus Ware, Robyn Maynard, Desmond Cole on Long Night
01:01:04

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Workman Arts in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday February 9, 2019. Our guests were visual artist and activist Syrus Marcus Ware, scholar and activist Robyn Maynard, and journalist and activist Desmond Cole. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Feb 19, 2019
Ep. #461: Shad
01:38:38

Shad talks about hosting Hip-Hop Evolution and every single song on A Short Story About a War, which is out now via Secret City Records! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Feb 13, 2019
Ep. #460: Dulcé Sloan
01:00:08

Comedian and Daily Show correspondent Dulcé Sloan on her stand-up ascent, racism, social media trolls, white people, Canadian cities and Drake, performing in Vancouver at Just for Laughs NorthWest on February 23, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Feb 06, 2019
Ep. #459: Not Of's John Crossingham
01:05:01

John Crossingham of Toronto's Not Of talks about his time in bands like Raising the Fawn and Broken Social Scene, making louder music in an uncertain time, Not Of and their latest album Hypocritic Oath, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jan 31, 2019
Ep. #458: Paul F. Tompkins
00:27:32

Paul F. Tompkins discusses the joy of improv, working with Marc Evan Jackson on their production, Mr. Jackson & Mr. Tompkins: A Two-Gentleman Improv Show, which will be staged at JFL Northwest in Vancouver on February 17, the end of his Spontanaenation podcast, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jan 29, 2019
Ep. #457: Arkells' Max Kerman
01:06:51

Arkells' singer/guitarist Max Kerman on the origins of the band, repping a changing Hamilton, learning from heroes, social activism, standing in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en Camp and Wet’suwet’en land defenders, the band's new album Rally Cry, and more! Supported by CFRU 93.3 FMPizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jan 28, 2019
Ep. #456: Lee Reed Live at CFRU!
01:04:36

Live at CFRU 93.3 FM, Lee Reed talks ecological collapse, indigenous resistance, conscious and mumble rap, the cons and possible pros of voting, Sage Francis, cities like Hamilton, Ontario, and performs songs from his new album Before & Aftermath! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jan 23, 2019
Ep. #455: FIDLAR
00:54:52

FIDLAR talk about their band, addiction and sobriety, TSOL, Patti Smith and soundcloud rap, music journalism, the sound and intent of their new album Almost Free, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jan 16, 2019
Ep. #454: John Orpheus, Chanty Marostica, Joyful Joyful on Long Night
00:57:50

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday January 4, 2019. Our guests were musician John Orpheus, comedian Chanty Marostica, and musical guest, Joyful Joyful. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.  

Jan 08, 2019
Ep. #453: Steve Albini
01:31:20

Steve Albini on his busy 2018, guitar playing by St. Vincent and Malcolm Young, his big win at the World Series of Poker, the Democratic 'blue wave,' Heather Whinna's Poverty Alleviation Chicago and Letters to Santa program, the 20th anniversary of Terraform, recording Kurt Cobain singing on Nirvana's In Utero, forthcoming music and archival releases by Shellac and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 20, 2018
Ep. #452: Vivek Shraya
01:01:07

Vivek Shraya discusses her life, work, her band Too Attached, and her powerful new book, I'm Afraid of Men, which is out now via Penguin Random House! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 18, 2018
Ep. #451: Anupa Mistry, Jeremy Dutcher, Lee Reed on Long Night!
01:02:33

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Polish Combatants Hall in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday December 8, 2018. Our guests were journalist Anupa Mistry, musician Jeremy Dutcher, and musician Lee Reed. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.  

Dec 13, 2018
Ep. #450: Jeff Tweedy
00:45:09

Jeff Tweedy answers the Exclaim! Questionnaire, talks Wilco, Bob Dylan, his new album WARM, his new memoir Let's Go (So We Can Get Back), and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 11, 2018
Ep. #449: Steven Lambke, Construction & Destruction, WHOOP-Szo's Adam Sturgeon
01:06:50

Steven Lambke, Construction & Destruction, and WHOOP-Szo's Adam Sturgeon talk about communities and the new EP, Revolution C, which is out now via Out of Sound! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 06, 2018
Ep. #448: Joseph Shabason
01:06:22

Joseph Shabason talks about Diana, Destroyer, wanting to make it, making his moving new album Anne and interviewing his mom about having Parkinson's, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Dec 04, 2018
Ep. #447: Emily Heller
01:06:03

Emmy-nominated writer and comedian Emily Heller talks about her 2018 stand-up album Pasta, why therapy is for everyone, working with Bill Hader on Barry, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 29, 2018
Ep. #446: Chippy Nonstop and Harrison on Long Night
00:58:38

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday November 16, 2018. Our guests were DJ/rapper Chippy Nonstop and music producer Harrison. With announcer/sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.  

Nov 27, 2018
Ep. #445: Christine Fellows
01:05:42

Christine Fellows on Roses on the Vine, Winnipeg, Guelph, budgies, dogs, John K. Samson, Vivat Virtute, future plans, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 22, 2018
Ep. #444: Erica Rhodes
00:48:45

Comedian Erica Rhodes on stand-up, working on A Prairie Home Companion, growing up with her father who has multiple sclerosis and a great sense of humour, the comedy of Maria Bamford and Jerry Seinfeld, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 20, 2018
Ep. #443: Great Lake Swimmers
01:04:37

Great Lake Swimmers' Tony Dekker on the new album, The Waves, The Wake, upping musical antes, touring as a family man, his band's unique trajectory, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 15, 2018
Ep. #442: Sam Prekop of the Sea and Cake
00:56:36

The Sea and Cake's Sam Prekop on the band's shifting lineup, what inspired the gorgeous music and enigmatic lyrics on their new Thrill Jockey LP, Any Day, what's coming up next for him and the band, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 13, 2018
Ep. #441: JOYFULTALK
00:45:36

JOYFULTALK's Jay Crocker and Shawn Dicey talk the South Shore, Calgary, musical freedom, lobster zones, Plurality Trip out via Constellation Records, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 08, 2018
Ep. #440: Ryan Hemsworth
00:47:11

Ryan Hemsworth on making his excellent new album, Elsewhere, his days growing up and listening to music in Halifax, collaborating with others as a producer, future plans, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 06, 2018
Ep. #439: Bruce McCulloch and Paul Myers
00:35:18

Kids in the Hall's Bruce McCulloch and author Paul Myers discuss the new book, The Kids in the Hall - One Dumb Guy, which is out now via House of Anansi Press! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Nov 01, 2018
Ep. #438: Wax Mannequin
01:10:29

Wax Mannequin on his new Coax Records album, Have a New Name, his origin story, Hamilton, Grandad's Donuts, basketball, the 2010 Hear Some Evil Tour, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 30, 2018
Ep. #437: Isla Craig
01:00:37

Isla Craig talks about lending her voice to Jennifer Castle and Fucked Up, her beautiful, introspective, outspoken, 'psych soul' album, The Becoming, which is out now via Pleasence Records, loving Tori Amos and Special Costello, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 23, 2018
Ep. #436: Michael Azerrad
00:45:30

Michael Azerrad talks about his new book for Harper Collins, Rock Critic Law: 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly About Music, laziness and boredom within rock music criticism, what critics could learn from his satiric book, upcoming plans for his previous books, Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana and Our Band Could be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991, plus more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 18, 2018
Ep. #435: Hubert Lenoir and Noémie D. Leclerc
01:03:39

Hubert Lenoir and Noémie D. Leclerc discuss their respective work on the album and novelDarlène, which are each out via Simone Records and Québec Amérique books, their creative partnership and relationship, gender fluidity, modern rock music, separatism, the 2018 Polaris Music Prize gala, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 16, 2018
Ep, #434: Simon Rich
00:39:14

Brilliant American humourist Simon Rich talks about his new short story book, Hits & Misses, missing Toronto, Adolf Hitler, the Kinks and the Magnetic Fields, his penchant for shortform writing and sketches, show business, his future plans, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 11, 2018
Ep. #433: Obuxum
00:53:49

Inventive music producer Obuxum talks about her mother who fled war-torn Somalia for Canada, the racialized misperceptions of the Jane and Finch neighbourhood in Toronto, making non-rock music and working with soundpeople who are used to mixing rock bands, the H.E.R. EP, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 09, 2018
Ep. #432: Jo Firestone
00:49:25

Comedian Jo Firestone talks about crowd work, working with Arcade Fire's Will Butler, her new stand-up album, The Hits, which is out via Comedy Central, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 04, 2018
Ep. #431: Mike Haliechuk of Fucked Up
01:13:30

Mike Haliechuk of Fucked Up talks about the band's incroyable new album, Dose Your Dreams, which is out via Merge Records, what inspired this multi-layered record, the many contributors to it, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Oct 02, 2018
Ep. #430: Sam Jay
00:57:09

Comedian and Saturday Night Live writer Sam Jay on her life, her late mother’s guiding influence, hip-hop and Jay-Z, finding her lane in comedy, her new album Donna's Daughter, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 27, 2018
Ep. #429: Mark Arm of Mudhoney
00:47:01

Mudhoney's Mark Arm talks about the band's furious, super-charged new Sub Pop album, Digital Garbage, protest music, news media, social media, anxiety, conspiracy theories, religious indoctrination, mass extinction, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 25, 2018
Ep. #428: Hannibal Buress
00:42:37

Prolific comedian Hannibal Buress talks comedy journalism, not drinking, his Handsome Rambler podcast, his love of music and thoughts on hip-hop, the work he’s doing to build the Melvina Masterminds Community Centre in Chicago, performing at JFL42, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 20, 2018
Ep. #427: Maria Bamford
00:28:05

Comedic force Maria Bamford tells Vish about ants, wedding DJs, hotdog suits at weddings, comedian solidarity and equality, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, Planet of Sound, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 18, 2018
Ep. #426: Sandro Perri
01:00:17

Toronto musician Sandro Perri on his new Constellation Records release, In Another Life, working with Destroyer and Andre Ethier, the city of Paris, infinite songwriting, hip-hop, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 13, 2018
Ep. #425: Michael Hurley
00:47:25

American folk legend Michael Hurley tells Vish about his life, his music, his love for CBC Radio, his artwork, his garden, his old cars, Monsanto, tour life, new releases, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 11, 2018
Ep. #424: Dave Bidini
00:52:34

Dave Bidini discusses his compelling new book Midnight Light - A Personal Journey to the North, his respect for and interest in local reporting, what he discovered on this monumental trip through Canada’s Northwest Territories, a forthcoming album by Rheostatics, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 06, 2018
Ep. #423: Claudia Dey
00:37:16

Author Claudia Dey talks about her haunting new novel Heartbreaker, which is out now via Harper Collins, her interest in music and fashion design, how her own role as a mother and wife may have inspired her work, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Sep 04, 2018
Ep. #422: Sara Hennessey
00:54:29

Comedian Sara Hennessey on her move to Brooklyn, the Kids in the Hall and how homegrown comedy is treated in Canada, her new album They Know Too Much, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 30, 2018
Ep. #421: Joe Gross on Fugazi's 'In on the Kill Taker'
01:19:52

Reporter Joe Gross discusses Fugazi and his revelatory new 33-1/3 book about their 1993 album, In on the Kill Taker! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 28, 2018
Ep. #420: Brad Wenzel
00:50:20

Comedian Brad Wenzel tells Vish about his new Third Man Records stand-up album, Sweet Nothings, growing up in Michigan, the art of the one-liner, respecting Bob Seger, emails from Amy Schumer, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 23, 2018
Ep. #419: Kim Fu
00:54:04

Author Kim Fu tells Vish about her ambitious and chilling new Harper Collins novel, The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore, her writing and science background, survivalism, writers' festivals, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 21, 2018
Ep. #418: Carla Bozulich
01:17:37

Carla Bozulich discusses this precarious moment in history, the Divided States of America, her new Constellation Records collection, Quieter, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 16, 2018
Ep. #417: Nick Reynoldson
01:03:49

Comedian Nick Reynoldson tells Vish about life in Scarborough with interracial parents and a parrot, the Talking Raptors podcast, the votes he needs to win Sirius XM's Top Comic contest, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 14, 2018
Ep. #416: Iain Reid
01:03:22

Author Iain Reid tells Vish about his startlingly great new novel Foe (out via Simon & Schuster), coupling and confinement, farm life and isolation, suspense and science fiction, Charlie Kaufman, the Toronto rock band METZ, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 09, 2018
Ep. #415: Eric Bachmann
01:01:37

Eric Bachmann tells Vish about fear, expectations, and parenthood, his changing singing voice and modes of expression, his perspective on Archers of Loaf, his wondrous new Merge Records release, No Recover, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 07, 2018
Ep. #414: Nap Eyes
01:13:34

Nap Eyes' Nigel Chapman talks about science and the arts, self-love and hate, external affirmation, the new Nap Eyes album I'm Bad Now, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Aug 02, 2018
Ep. #413: John Orpheus
01:01:46

John Orpheus, Sarah Jane Riegler and Chaenel Mattise, discuss the new John Orpheus EP, Goatlife, the African diaspora, Toronto's music community, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jul 31, 2018
Ep. #412: Alanis Obomsawin
00:51:56

Esteemed documentary filmmaker and indigenous musician Alanis Obomsawin discusses the reissue of her 1988 album, Bush Lady, which is out now on Constellation Records, her work with the NFB, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Jul 26, 2018
Ep. #411: Chastity
00:57:03

Brandon Williams talks about the new Chastity album, Death Lust, stigmas surrounding mental health and addiction, punk rock, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 24, 2018
Ep. #410: Chad VanGaalen
01:04:39

Chad VanGaalen, Chris Dadge, and Ryan Bourne talk about Calgary, the Hillside Festival, R.E.M., David Letterman, Preoccupations, the future and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 19, 2018
Ep. #409: David Cross
00:36:50

David Cross talks about Canada, performing uncompromising comedy at a sensitive time, living with the fact that he was accused of racism, his Oh Come On tour, and more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 17, 2018
Ep. #408: Jeremy Dutcher
00:57:24

Jeremy Dutcher discusses their working history, the past and current state of indigenous communities across Canada, their new album, Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 12, 2018
Ep. #407: U.S. Girls
01:10:56

Meg Remy discusses her magnificent new U.S. Girls album, In a Poem Unlimited, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 10, 2018
Ep. #406: Courtney Barnett
00:27:51

Courtney Barnett discusses missing Australia, dealing with success, singing as pure communication, Toronto's Silver Dollar, her new album tell me how you really feel, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Planet of Sound

Jul 05, 2018
Ep. #405: Marisa Anderson
00:37:45

American guitarist Marisa Anderson returns to discuss their new album, Cloud Corner, which is out now via Thrill Jockey, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound

Jul 03, 2018
Ep. #404: Jennifer Castle
01:12:15
Jun 27, 2018
Ep. #403: L CON Live at CFRU!
01:02:15

Grey County's L CON discusses and plays songs from their new album, Insecurities in Being, live on CFRU 93.3 FM! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound

Jun 21, 2018
Ep. #402: Dave Itzkoff
00:51:18

New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff discusses Robin, his revelatory new biography about the late Robin Williams! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, and Planet of Sound

Jun 19, 2018
Ep. #401: Dave Shumka
00:43:38

Comedian Dave Shumka discusses his podcasts, the true crime parody, This Sounds Serious, and the conversational, Stop Podcasting Yourself, from his home in Vancouver! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

Jun 14, 2018
Ep. #400: Guy Picciotto & Xylouris White
01:26:11

Guy Picciotto and Xylouris White discuss their fruitful musical collaborations and Mother, the third record they've made together, which is out via Bella Union! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

Jun 12, 2018
Ep. #399: Suuns
01:03:33

Joe Yarmush and Liam O'Neill of Suuns discuss Montreal, mixtapes, their band, their new Secret City/Secretly Canadian album, Felt, and much more! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 29, 2018
Ep. #398: Bonjay
01:09:54

Toronto's Bonjay discuss their trajectory, loving Feist, actual diversity, city stories, and their new album Lush Life! Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 22, 2018
Ep. #397: Witch Prophet Live at CFRU!
01:01:18
May 17, 2018
Ep. #396: Parquet Courts
00:55:26

Parquet Courts guitarists, singers, and lyricists Andrew Savage and Austin Brown discuss their new album, Wide Awake!, which is out via Rough Trade. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 15, 2018
Ep. #395: Robert Hilburn
00:46:16

Esteemed American music writer Robert Hilburn discusses time spent with Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, and his new, authorized biography, Paul Simon - The Life, which was published by Simon & Schuster in May 2018. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 10, 2018
Ep. #394: Damon Stoudamire & Ryan Sidhoo on 'True North'
00:51:28

Former Toronto Raptor Damon Stoudamire and filmmaker Ryan Sidhoo discuss the Toronto basketball docu-series, True North, which debuts on Red Bull TV and YouTube on May 9. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 08, 2018
Ep. #393: Captain Sensible of The Damned
01:09:13

Captain Sensible of the Damned talks about his disdain for most music, cleaning bogs, touring with T. Rex, helping start British punk rock, Hans Zimmer's music, the Damned's eleventh album, Evil Spirits, and much more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 03, 2018
Ep. #392: Stephen Malkmus
01:14:19

Stephen Malkmus discusses the 2018 NBA playoffs, working with Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, Pavement reunion rumours, the Jicks' new album Sparkle Hard, which is out via Matador Records, and more. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

May 01, 2018
Ep. #391: Kathy Griffin
00:26:23

Award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin discusses her infamous Donald Trump photo, the change in Roseanne Barr, and her Laugh Your Head Off World Tour. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

Apr 25, 2018
Ep. #390: Beverly Glenn- Copeland
01:09:32

Recorded before a live audience in Guelph, Ontario during Kazoo! Fest on Saturday April 14, 2018, acclaimed musician, singer, and composer Beverly Glenn-Copeland in conversation! Mixed and recorded by nobody; repaired by A. David MacKinnon. Photos by Colin Medley. Supported by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Planet of Sound, Hello Fresh, and Humber College's online Music Composition course

 

Apr 19, 2018
Ep. #389: Eric Chenaux
01:07:51

Eric Chenaux discusses life in France, missing Toronto friends, love songs, his old band Phleg Camp, and his new album, Slowly Paradise, which is out now on Constellation Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

Apr 17, 2018
Ep. #388: Clairmont the Second
01:02:24

Clairmont the Second discusses his life, the state of hip-hop in Toronto, why he's moving out of town, his independently released album Lil Mont from the Ave, and more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's DonutsHumber College’s online Music Composition course, Hello Fresh, and Planet of Sound

Apr 11, 2018
Ep. #387: The Dears' Natalie Yanchak
00:47:16
Apr 05, 2018
Ep. #386: Podcast Summit with Katie Jensen, James Hartnett, Michael Balazo, Michelle Parise, and Tyler Allen on Long Night
00:58:11

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday March 23, 2018. Our guest panellists were podcast hosts/producers, Katie Jensen from The Secret Life of Canada, James Hartnett and Michael Balazo of The Landlord and Tenant Podmess, Michelle Parise of Alone: A Love Story, and Tyler Allen of The Minds of Madness. With announcer/applause wrangler Linda J. Paolucci and our house band, the Bicycles. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Spring Morris. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Planet of Sound, and Humber College's online Music Composition course

 

Mar 28, 2018
Ep. #385: The Messthetics
00:47:56

The Messthetics, featuring Fugazi's Brendan Canty and Joe Lally, and Anthony Pirog of Janel & Anthony, discuss their excellent, self-titled debut album, which is available via Dischord Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Hello Fresh Canada, and Planet of Sound

Mar 21, 2018
Ep. #384: The Weather Station
01:47:10

Tamara Lindeman discusses the latest and critically-acclaimed self-titled album by the Weather Station, which is available via Paradise of Bachelors and Outside Music. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Hello Fresh Canada, and Planet of Sound

Mar 15, 2018
Ep. #383: Hot Snakes' Rick Froberg
01:07:03

Rick Froberg discusses the return of Hot Snakes and the songs on their ripping new album, Jericho Sirens, which is available via Sub Pop Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Hello Fresh Canada, and Planet of Sound

Mar 12, 2018
Ep. #382: Esmerine
01:58:22

Esmerine's Bruce Cawdron and Brian Sanderson discuss the making and intent of their latest album, Mechanics of Dominion, which is available via Constellation Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Mar 07, 2018
Ep. #381: Anti-Black Racism, Anxiety, & the Arts Panel with Sydanie, Sajae Elder, Dr. Keith Cunningham, Sharine Taylor & Coko Galore on Long Night
00:53:24

This episode was recorded before a live studio audience at Workman Arts in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday February 24, 2018. Our discussion delved into how anti-Black racism impacts stress and anxiety levels among artists and creators, and our guest panellists were Sydanie, Sajae Elder, Keith Cunningham, Sharine Taylor, and Coko Galore. Produced by Long Winter and Vish Khanna. Live mix by Aleda Deroche. Recorded by A. David McKinnon. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Feb 28, 2018
Ep. #380: Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Music MEGAPHONO Panel with Melissa Vincent, Rita Carter, Seiiizmikk, and Ali "Captain" Misana
01:14:02

This episode was recorded before a live studio audience at The Origin Arts & Community Centre in Ottawa, Ontario during MEGAPHONO on Saturday February 10, 2018. Our topic was Black-Canadian music history and anti-Black racism in this country's music culture and our guest panellists were Melissa Vincent, Rita Carter, Seiiizmikk, and Ali "Captain" Misana. Produced by Elsa Mirzaei, MEGAPHONO, and Vish Khanna. Live mix by Maxime Brunet. Photos by Irene Jansen. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Feb 21, 2018
Ep. #379: Robyn Maynard
00:51:56
Feb 14, 2018
Ep. #378: Erin Ashley, DTS, Tia Gordon, Just John, Jwyze, James Keast on Long Night
01:00:29

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday January 5, 2018. Our topic was the state of Canadian hip-hop and our guest panellists were Erin Ashley, DTS, Tia Gordon, Just John, and Jwyze. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Recorded by Matthew Lederman. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Feb 07, 2018
Ep. #377: Land of Talk
00:49:22

Land of Talk's Elizabeth Powell talks about her upbringing, rebelliousness, artistic influences, and latest album, Life After Youth, which is available via Saddle Creek and Dine Alone. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Jan 25, 2018
Ep. #376: Another Period's Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome
00:35:15

Another Period co-creators/stars Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome discuss the third season of their hilarious show on Comedy Central. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Jan 22, 2018
Ep. #375: Cadence Weapon
01:50:25

Cadence Weapon discusses his return and hot new, self-titled album, which is out via eOne. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Jan 16, 2018
Ep. #374: Fiver
01:06:17
Jan 10, 2018
Ep. #373: Pavement's Bob Nastanovich and Steve West
01:54:09

Pavement's Bob Nastanovich and Steve West reflect upon the making of and content within their monumental 1997 album, Brighten the Corners. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Jan 04, 2018
Ep. #372: Denise Donlon, Sandy Miranda, April Aliermo on Long Night
00:40:43

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Longboat Hall in the Great Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as an actual TV show for FibeTV1. Our topic was 'do women thrive in the music industry' and our guests were broadcasting icon Denise Donlon, Fucked Up's Sandy Miranda, and Hooded Fang's April Aliermo. Produced by Ian Daffern, Vish Khanna, and FibeTV1. Photos by Colin Medley. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Sponsored by Freshbooks, Hello FreshLong and McQuade, Encore Records, and SappyFest. Watch the Long Night tv show on its YouTube channel

 

Dec 26, 2017
Ep. #371: Faith Healer
01:37:20

Faith Healer masterminds Jessica Jalbert and Renny Wilson discuss their grand new record, Try ;-), which is out now via Mint Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Dec 20, 2017
Ep. #370: Cadence Weapon, Aliya Pabani, Emma Hunter, and Miguel Rivas on Long Night
00:59:27

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Polish Combatants Hall in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Saturday December 9, 2017. Our guest panellists were Cadence Weapon, The Beaverton's Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas, and The Imposter's Aliya Pabani. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Recorded by A. David McKinnon. Photos by Shane Parent. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Dec 13, 2017
Ep. #369: Andrew Cohen & Light Coma
01:36:35

Andrew Cohen discusses Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Co., Michael Dahlquist of Silkworm, and his new Comedy Minus One release with Light Coma, Unreality. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Dec 06, 2017
Ep. #368: Destroyer
01:41:19

Destroyer's Dan Bejar discusses Suede, Shakespeare, Pavement, Silver Jews, and his new Merge Records release, ken. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Nov 29, 2017
Ep. #367: Lido Pimienta, Sara Hennessey, Friendly Rich, and James Keast on Long Night
00:54:46

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at the Tranzac in Toronto, Ontario during Long Winter on Friday November 17, 2017. Our guest panellists were 2017 Polaris Music Prize winner Lido Pimienta, comedian Sara Hennessey, and music composer Friendly Rich. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Produced by Vish Khanna and Long Winter. Photos by Roy Cohen. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

  

Nov 21, 2017
Ep. #366: Gabriel Roth of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
01:29:53

Gabriel Roth of the Dap-Kings remembers the late Sharon Jones and discusses the final Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings studio album, Soul of a Woman. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Nov 16, 2017
Ep. #365: Judah Friedlander
00:40:52
Nov 14, 2017
Ep. #364: Walter Shreifels of Dead Heavens, Quicksand
01:13:06

Walter Shreifels discusses his bands Dead Heavens and Quicksand and their new, respective albums, Whatever Witch You Are, out on Dine Alone, and Interiors, out via Epitaph. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Nov 09, 2017
Ep. #363: Darlene Shrugg
01:31:30

Darlene Shrugg representatives Simone TB and Max Turnbull discuss their band's new, self-titled debut record, which is out now via Upset the Rhythm. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Nov 07, 2017
Ep. #362: T.J. Miller

T.J. Miller talks headlining Just for Laughs' cross-Canada Alternative Comedy Tour, leaving Silicon Valley, the state of pop art, and more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Nov 02, 2017
Ep. #361: The Beaverton's Luke Gordon Field, Emma Hunter, and Miguel Rivas
01:22:17

The Beaverton's creator/show runner Luke Gordon Field and news anchors Emma Hunter and Miguel Rivas discuss their show and its second season. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 31, 2017
Ep. #360: Tough Age
00:44:50

Tough Age play songs from their new Mint Records release, Shame, and talk to Vish for a live session at CFRU 93.3 FM. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 26, 2017
Ep. #359: Jay Arner Live at CFRU
01:08:34

 

Mint Records artist Jay Arner and his band play songs and talk to Vish for a live session at CFRU 93.3 FM. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 24, 2017
Ep. #358: Wu-Tang's Mathematics
00:33:05

Wu-Tang Clan producer/designer Mathematics discusses the new Wu record, Wu-Tang: The Saga Continues, which is out now via eOne. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 18, 2017
Ep. #357: Protomartyr's Joe Casey
01:53:12

Protomartyr's Joe Casey discusses every song on Relatives in Descent, which is available everywhere via Domino Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 17, 2017
Ep. #356: Damian Abraham, Casey Mecija, Tim Falconer, Micah Barnes on Long Night
00:43:33

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Longboat Hall in the Great Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as an actual TV show for FibeTV1. Our guests were Damian Abraham of Turned Out a Punk and Fucked Up, Casey Mecija, Tim Falconer, author of Bad Singer, and vocal coach and singer Micah Barnes. Produced by Ian Daffern, Vish Khanna, and FibeTV1. Photos by Amy Wilson. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Sponsored by Freshbooks, Hello FreshLong and McQuade, Long Winter, and Planet Bean Coffee. Watch the Long Night tv show on its YouTube channel

 

Oct 12, 2017
Ep. #355: Off World
01:30:09

Off World's Sandro Perri and Craig Dunsmuir discuss every song on 2, which is available everywhere via Constellation Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, Freshbooks, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 10, 2017
Ep. #354: Lee Ranaldo
01:56:55

Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth discusses each and every song on his excellent new solo rock record, Electric Trim, which is available now via Mute Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Oct 04, 2017
Ep. #353: Partner
01:27:58

Partner discuss each and every song on their glorious rock 'n' roll album, In Search of Lost Time, which is available now via You've Changed Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 29, 2017
Ep. #352: Amy Goodman
00:50:09

Renowned American journalist, author, and Democracy Now! host/executive producer Amy Goodman discusses events of the day, her work, her country, and her upcoming Canadian speaking tour. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 26, 2017
Ep. #351: METZ
01:45:42

Toronto's METZ join Vish to discuss each and every song on their 2017 record Strange Peace, which is available in Canada via Royal Mountain Records and everywhere else via Sub Pop. Featuring a special guest appearance by recording engineer Steve Albini. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 21, 2017
Ep. #350: Lido Pimienta
00:59:09

Toronto's Lido Pimienta joins Vish to discuss each and every song on her 2017 Polaris Music Prize-winning album, La Papessa, which is available everywhere via Lido herself. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 19, 2017
Ep. #349: 2017 Polaris Music Prize Grand Jury Members
01:04:18

Vish welcomes six fellow Polaris Music Prize grand jury members, Laura Stanley, Erik Leijon, Tara McCarthy, Brian Cleveland, Francella Fiallos, and Nick Krewen, to discuss their favourite and most surprising records from the 2017 Polaris Music Prize shortlist, ahead of the gala award ceremony on September 18. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 15, 2017
Ep. #348: Matthew Shipp
01:48:34

New York City's Matthew Shipp joins Vish to discuss each and every song on the 2017, Matthew Shipp Trio record, Piano Song, which is available everywhere via Thirsty Ear Recordings. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 13, 2017
Ep. #347: A Tribe Called Red
01:53:39

Ottawa's A Tribe Called Red join Vish to discuss each and every song on their Polaris Music Prize-nominated album, We Are the Halluci Nation, which is available everywhere via Radicalized Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 11, 2017
Ep. #346: BADBADNOTGOOD
02:05:15

Toronto's BADBADNOTGOOD join Vish to discuss each and every song on their Polaris Music Prize-nominated album, IV, which is available everywhere via Arts & Crafts. With commentary from collaborators Samuel T. Herring of Future Islands, Colin Stetson, and Charlotte Day Wilson. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean CoffeeGrandad's Donuts, and Hello Fresh Canada.

Sep 08, 2017
Ep. #345: Michael Chaves on making Leonard Cohen’s ‘You Want it Darker’
00:57:59

Los Angeles-based musician, engineer, and producer Michael Chaves joins Vish to discuss each and every song that he mixed and/or played on on Leonard Cohen's Polaris Music Prize-nominated album, You Want it Darker, which is available everywhere via Columbia Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Aug 31, 2017
Ep. #344: Leif Vollebekk
01:55:01

Montreal's Leif Vollebekk joins Vish to discuss each and every song from his stirring, Polaris Music Prize-nominated album, Twin Solitude, which is available everywhere via Secret City Records. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Aug 29, 2017
Ep. #343: Lisa LeBlanc
01:18:08

Lisa LeBlanc joins Vish to discuss each and every song from her powerful, Polaris Music Prize-nominated album, Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?, which is available in Canada via Bonsound. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Aug 25, 2017
Ep. #342: Pete Holmes and Artie Lange
00:26:22

Pete Holmes and Artie Lange are both respected and beloved stand-up comedians who appear on the HBO show Crashing. Created by Holmes and co-produced and often directed by Judd Apatow, Crashing is a semi-autobiographical sitcom about an aspiring comedian named Pete, who is so obsessed with making it as a stand-up, he neglects his put upon wife who cheats on him, leaving him homeless, pitiful, and at the mercy of more established comedians like T.J. Miller, Sarah Silverman, and Artie Lange. The cast and crew are currently shooting the second season of Crashing and the first season is now available on Blu-ray and DVD for your home viewing pleasure. I recently had the chance to travel to Brooklyn, New York for an event to promote Crashing while also benefitting REALgirl, a program that aims to “help end gender inequality by fostering the ability of girls to discover their truest selves and develop the skills, knowledge, confidence and courage they need to consistently make informed life-choices from a place of self-knowledge, self-love and strength.” So yes, there was a night of stand-up at the Bell House in Brooklyn featuring amazing sets by Pete Holmes, Artie Lange, Dov Davidoff, and Beth Stelling. Earlier that day, I caught up with Pete and Artie for a chat about Crashing. They were on a press junket so I was told I’d only have nine minutes with them. But I think because I flew down from Canada and also because we had a nice rapport, Pete bought me a bit more time. It probably helped that Pete and Artie seemed to like my long, salt and pepper hair. At least Artie liked it; Pete found it sucpicious. You’ll see. I’m a big fan of Pete and Artie’s work, both alone and together, so this was fun. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Aug 15, 2017
Ep. #341: Weaves
01:36:03

Weaves is a fantastic, noisy, and infectious rock band based in Toronto, Ontario. In 2016, Buzz Records released Weaves’ self-titled debut album and it went on to be regarded as one of the finest records to ever come out of Toronto and was recently shortlisted for Canada’s Polaris Music Prize. The other day I drove down to the Greater Good Bar in Toronto to meet with singer and songwriter Jasmyn Burke, guitarist Morgan Waters, and drummer Spencer Cole to discuss their band and delve into their self-titled record with track-by-track commentary. You’ll hear snippets of each song as we go along. We also got into breaking news, as the band just announced that their follow-up record, Wide Open, will be out October 6, and so we talked about what the new album is like and also the first single, “#53,” which you can hear in its entirety on this show. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

Related Playlist: Tick | Birds & Bees | Candy | Shithole | Eagle | Two Oceans | Human | Coo Coo | Sentence | One More | Stress

 

Aug 11, 2017
Ep. #340: Anne T. Donahue
01:22:27

Anne T. Donahue is an esteemed journalist, columnist, and comedy writer based in Cambridge, Ontario. A bona fide social media superstar, Donahue covers music, television, fashion, film, feminism, and other topics, which she frames from her own compelling and witty perspective. She has worked for MTV and contributed pieces to the Guardian, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, and the Globe and Mail and you might have seen her on E! Celebrity Style Story or heard her on the CBC Radio show, q. Anne first appeared on this show in 2013 and was recently featured on a Long Night episode discussing social media and fame. She’s currently writing a book for ECW Press called Nobody Cares so, since we’re both Cambridge people, she and I met at the 50s Grill & Deli recently and had a deeply personal conversation that reveals a lot about her, a lot about me, and a lot about what she thinks of me and you and all of us. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Aug 08, 2017
Ep. #339: Why are indie-rock and indie gaming in love? Long Night with Mare Sheppard, Raigan Burns and Shaun Hatton
00:37:51

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Longboat Hall in the Great Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as an actual TV show for FibeTV1. Our guests were game designers Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns of Metanet Software and musician Shaun Hatton of Laser Destroyer Team. Produced by Ian Daffern, Vish Khanna, and FibeTV1. Photos by Amy Wilson. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Sponsored by Long and McQuade, Encore Records, and SappyFest. Watch the Long Night tv show on its YouTube channel

 

 

Aug 03, 2017
Ep. #338: Harrison
01:11:10

Harrison is a young music producer based in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario. Now in his early 20s, Harrison first turned heads when he began uploading sample-based songs to Soundcloud in his teens. He has evolved into one of Toronto’s most prolific producers, crafting his own original electronic, hip-hop, R&B, and pop sound that has won him legions of fans and peers. In 2016, Last Gang released his debut LP, Checkpoint Titanium, which Harrison continues to tour behind when not working hard on a follow-up. I was invited into his Toronto home recently where we discussed his hometown and musical awakening, his love for Netflix and video games, why he doesn’t sing or rap over his music, his special guest vocalists and whom he’d love to work with, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Aug 01, 2017
Ep. #337: Jonny Sun
00:43:16

Jonny Sun is an architect, designer, engineer, artist, playwright, and comedy writer who originally calls Toronto home. Sun is currently a doctoral student at MIT, a fellow at the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society at Harvard, and a creative researcher at the Harvard metaLAB, where he studies social media and online community. He’s a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture where he was awarded many prizes and fellowships and is an honours graduate of the Infrastructure program in Engineering Science at the University of Toronto. As impressive as all of those credentials are, for almost 500,000 of his followers on twitter, Jonny Sun mans a clever account and is at the forefront of new forms of sparse, effective communication, language, and terminology. His new, bestselling graphic novel is something of a meditation on the social media landscape. It’s called everyone's a aliebn when ur a aliebn too and is available now via Harper Perennial. Jonny and I met in a streetside park in downtown Toronto to discuss his relationship with the city he once called home, the importance of Second City and improv and sketch comedy to his outlook on life and his academic pursuits, his comedic influences, the state of social media and communication, his book, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Jul 28, 2017
Ep. #336: New Swears
00:54:28

New Swears is a rock ‘n’ roll band from Ottawa, Ontario. Formed in 2012, the band consists of four men who claim their names are Scru Bar, Sammy J Scorpion, Beej Eh, and Nick Nofun. In the summer of 2017, Dine Alone Records released their dynamic, infectious, punk-infused power-pop album, And the Magic of Horses, and New Swears have been touring wherever possible since. They recently joined me at a studio inside of CFRU 93.3 FM in Guelph for an extensive chat about pretty much nothing at all. Literally, nothing. We discussed nothing. Usually on the show, there’s something. This is absolutely nothing. Was it fun? Sure. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Jul 25, 2017
Ep. #335: The Sadies on Long Night
00:35:22

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Longboat Hall in the Great Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as an actual TV show for FibeTV1. Our guests were the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band, The Sadies, who performed five songs and stuck around for conversations about their 2007 record, New Seasons, and their 2017 album, Northern Passages. Produced by Ian Daffern, Vish Khanna, and FibeTV1. Photos by Amy Wilson. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Sponsored by Long and McQuade, Long Winter, and Planet Bean Coffee. Watch the Long Night tv show on its YouTube channel

 

Jul 20, 2017
Ep. #334: Change of Heart
00:44:11

Change of Heart is an iconic, underground Canadian rock ‘n’ roll band based in Toronto, Ontario. Formed in 1982, Change of Heart initially consisted of singer/guitarist Ian Blurton, bassist Rob Taylor, keyboardist Bernard Maiezza, and drummer Ron Duffy. By the time Change of Heart disbanded in 1997, Blurton and Maiezza were the sole original members left. A rather different, 13-person version of Change of Heart entered Reaction Studio in early January of 1992 to record the album Smile, which would come to be regarded as a landmark effort in Toronto music history. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the record’s release, Label Obscura is reissuing a remastered, double-vinyl limited edition of Smile, which has prompted Change of Heart to re-convene for shows, including one in Toronto at the Horseshoe on July 22, 2017, dates in Waterloo, London, Kingston, and Ottawa in September, and shows in Calgary and Edmonton in October. I recently travelled to Change of Heart’s practice space in Toronto to meet with Michael Armstrong, Glenn Milchem, Rob Taylor, Bernard Maiezza, and Ian Blurton to discuss the history of their band, the album Smile, what Toronto was really like in the early 1990s, and other stuff too. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Jul 18, 2017
Ep. #333: Kevin McDonald
00:53:12

Kevin McDonald is an ingenious comedic performer and writer currently based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Originally from Toronto, McDonald is best known as a member of the hugely influential Canadian sketch troupe, the Kids in the Hall. This August marks the first anniversary of McDonald’s inventive variety show podcast, Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show, a mix of sketch comedy and conversations and musical performances, which has featured guest turns from Mike Myers, Wallace Shawn, Rachel Dratch, Ted Leo, Michael Showalter, Craig Finn, Susanna Hoffs, Rob Corddry, and his fellow Kids, Scott Thompson and Dave Foley, among many others. McDonald and I had a chat recently about living in Winnipeg, his idiosyncratic approach to comedy podcasts, John Lennon’s perfect rock ‘n’ roll life, the new wave of sketch comedy, news about the Kids in the Hall and their upcoming appearance at a benefit show featuring Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, and many members of the original SCTV cast, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad's Donuts.

 

Jul 13, 2017
Ep. #332: Billy Bragg
00:55:42

Billy Bragg is an iconic musician, songwriter, singer, and activist who lives in and hails from the United Kingdom. An active and outspoken artist for 40 years, Bragg has pledged his life and livelihood to making a positive change in this world and urging others, particularly younger generations, to hold authority figures and politicians to account for their decisions. He speaks of empathy and political engagement and he has been speaking of such things long before the likes of Brexit and the presidency of Donald Trump. On July 7, 2017, Bragg released a new song called “The Sleep of Reason” and he and his collaborator, Joe Henry, are appearing at the Hillside Festival in Guelph the weekend of July 14 to perform songs from their acclaimed 2016 album, Shine a Light: Field Recordings From the Great American Railroad. They’ll be playing some other songs too, I’m sure. Billy and I caught up this week to extensively discuss “The Sleep of Reason” and its lyrics, the current political landscape, travelling in trains on the American railway system with Joe Henry and cutting their record along the way, Gordon Lightfoot, his future plans, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

 

Jul 11, 2017
Ep. #331: Kliph Nesteroff
01:09:19

Kliph Nesteroff is a comedy historian and expert who currently calls Hollywood, California home. Originally from South Slocan, British Columbia, Nesteroff made a name for himself as a stand-up comedian and then a journalistic writer. In 2015, Grove Press published Nesteroff’s remarkably comprehensive book, The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy, which was lauded by critics, readers, and comedians themselves. Nesteroff’s latest project is a tv series for VICELAND called Funny How?, which examines aspects of comedy like bombing, breaking in, comedy classes, and niche comedy from the LGBTQ community and Christian comics. Funny How? is utterly fascinating and runs on VICELAND from July 10th to July 14th at 11:30 PM. Kliph and I had a chat recently about life in Slocan and loving MAD Magazine, the book he wrote about the secret, salacious oral history of Hockey Night in Canada that was ultimately blocked from being published, the importance of The Kids in the Hall to Canadian comedy, why and how he wrote The Comedians, why there might be so much general interest in how comedy works these days, the drug LSD, Funny How?, and more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

Jul 07, 2017
Ep. #330: Do Make Say Think
01:11:00

Do Make Say Think is an instrumental band whose members all call Toronto, Ontario home. A functioning outfit for more than 20 years, Do Make Say Think’s core configuration consists of Justin Small, Charles Spearin, Ohad Benchetrit, David Mitchell, and James Payment, and together they’ve toured the world and released some hugely influential records. Their latest album is called Stubborn Persistent Illusions, it’s out now via Constellation Records, and will bring the band to a city, likely near you, later this year. A couple of days after their triumphant album release show at the Danforth Music Hall on June 10, 2017, I went to Charlie’s house where I met with him, Justin, and Ohad for a conversation about cinematic music and film scoring awards, the influence of the musical suite, Pictures at an Exhibition by the Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky, generic signifiers like ‘post-rock,’ how drummer Jimmy Payment almost had his foot amputated in the weeks leading up to the aforementioned Danforth Music Hall show, how Charles must balance his duties in Broken Social Scene with those in Do Make Say Think, and much, much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

Jul 04, 2017
Ep. #329: Is social media making us desperate for fame? Long Night with Anne T. Donahue and Nirvanna the Band the Show
00:43:47

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Longboat Hall in the Great Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as an actual TV show for FibeTV1. The central theme and discussion point of the program was "Is social media making us desperate for fame?" and our guests were culture columnist and comedy writer Anne T. Donahue and Matt Johnson and Jay McCarrol of Nirvanna the Band the Show. Produced by Ian Daffern, Vish Khanna, and FibeTV1. Photos by Colin Medley. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Sponsored by Long and McQuade, Long Winter, and Planet Bean Coffee. Watch the Long Night tv show on its YouTube channel

Jun 29, 2017
Ep. #328: Jessy Lanza
01:02:02

Jessy Lanza is an acclaimed and alluring electronic pop songwriter based in Hamilton, Ontario. Along with her frequent collaborator Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys, Lanza has released two stunning records: 2013's Pull My Hair Back and 2016's Oh No, which were both shortlisted for Canada's prestigious Polaris Music Prize and are each available via the Hyperdub label. Lanza was in Guelph for the underground arts and music extravaganza known as Kazoo! Fest recently and we caught up in a reverb-rich church basement to discuss things like studying jazz, Jill Scott and Patrice Rushen, stress and anxiety, European spas and Canada's place in the world, Grandad's Donuts in Hamilton, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

Jun 27, 2017
Ep. #327: Mac McCaughan
01:00:30

Mac McCaughan is a talented and influential songwriter, musician, and singer based in North Carolina. Renowned for his prolific output in bands like Superchunk and Portastatic, McCaughan also co-founded Merge Records, one of the world’s most resilient and tastemaking independent labels. In the face of Republican cuts to programs that cruelly impact women and other disenfranchised people, McCaughan and his bandmates in Superchunk just released a limited edition single called I Got Cut with all proceeds benefitting Planned Parenthood. They also worked with local visual artists who custom made artwork for a handful of singles that are up for auction until June 28 on the site, Paddle8.com. Again, all proceeds from the auction benefit Planned Parenthood. Mac and I recently had a conversation about what motivated this new single, the political landscape in North Carolina and how it relates to the rest of U.S., the state of progressivism, his early exposure to political punk and seeing Van Halen in the early 1980s, how his Merge Records partner and fellow Superchunk member Laura Ballance has been doing since leaving the road behind in 2013, Arcade Fire’s departure from Merge for Columbia Records, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

Jun 22, 2017
Ep. #326: Alanna Gurr
01:01:17

Alanna Gurr is a musician, singer, and songwriter who is based in her hometown of Guelph, ON. She and her band, the Greatest State, have just released a new EP on Missed Connection Records. It’s called Stand Still and it has prompted Gurr to play a few shows over the coming months. Alanna and I met at the CFRU studios in Guelph recently where we discussed things like her band Cupcake Ductape and Steph Yates but not the band Esther Grey, her role as a piano tuner and technician and what it’s like dealing with people who want their pianos tuned, the lure of St. John’s, Newfoundland, misogyny in music scenes, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

Jun 21, 2017
Ep. #325: Is rock music dead? Long Night with Carl Wilson, Shad, and Weaves' Jasmyn Burke
00:41:20

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded before a live studio audience at Longboat Hall in the Great Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as an actual TV show for FibeTV1. The central theme and discussion point of the program was "Is rock music dead?" and our guests were music writer Carl Wilson, hip-hop artist and Peabody Award-winning broadcaster Shad, and singer and songwriter Jasmyn Burke of the band Weaves. Produced by Ian Daffern, Vish Khanna, and FibeTV1. Photos by Colin Medley. With sidekick James Keast and our house band, the Bicycles. Sponsored by Long and McQuade, Long Winter, and Planet Bean Coffee. Watch the Long Night tv show on its YouTube channel

Jun 16, 2017
Ep. #324: Daniel Romano
01:16:52

Daniel Romano is a multi-talented musician, producer, songwriter, and label co-owner, who currently calls Fenwick, Ontario home. Over the past 15 years, he’s made a name for himself in bands like Attack in Black and Daniel, Fred, and Julie, and also as a solo artist exploring the far reaches of folk, country, rock, and punk music. His sixth solo album is called Modern Pressure, which was just long-listed for the 2017 Polaris Music Prize in Canada and is otherwise being lauded as Romano’s finest and most mystifying album yet. It’s out courtesy of You’ve Changed Records in Canada and New West Records elsewhere and it prompted Dan to return to this show to discuss turning off the refrigerator in his compound apartment, music appreciation and consumption, Jennifer Castle, diss tracks and his new song about the Ramones and U2, the new tape by his band Ancient Shapes, Bob Dylan’s recent speech accepting his Nobel Prize for Literature, the future of his old band Attack in Black, Modern Pressure, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

Jun 14, 2017
Ep. #323: Nick Cave and Warren Ellis
00:56:36

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis are two of the world’s most iconic, influential, and inspiring musicians working today. Originally from Australia, Nick Cave has altered the course of rock 'n' roll and invented a new kind of leading man in bands like the Birthday Party and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. His countryman Warren Ellis is a gifted and daring multi-instrumentalist, renowned for his work in Dirty Three and he joined Cave, as a member of the Bad Seeds, in the mid-1990s. The pair have become close collaborators in the Bad Seeds, they worked together in a a now defunct band called Grinderman, and together they've also composed riveting and acclaimed scores and soundtracks for theatrical productions and films like The Proposition, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, The Road, Hell or High Water, and most recently, the feature films War Machine and Django. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds dispatched a well-received album called Skeleton Tree in the fall of 2016 and in May of 2017, Mute Records released a comprehensive retrospective called Lovely Creatures: The Best of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds (1984-2014), and they’ve been touring behind these efforts lately. Captured in a hotel restaurant on the afternoon of their second sold out show at Massey Hall in Toronto, here Warren and Nick discuss their history as friends and colleagues, how Warren wound up in the Bad Seeds, how they work together and their relationships to melody and noise, Nick’s unique relationship with his audience and why he needs them now, recording Skeleton Tree, upcoming plans, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

Jun 06, 2017
Ep. #322: John Mulaney
01:03:37

John Mulaney is a comedian who originally hails from Chicago but currently calls Los Angeles home. One of the most gifted comedic voices of his generation and a brilliant standup, Mulaney wrote for Saturday Night Live between 2008 and 2014, co-creating memorable characters like Bill Hader’s Stefon. Recently he and Nick Kroll conceived of a pair of elder, opinionated New Yorkers in a stage show called Oh, Hello on Broadway, which they took to Broadway and filmed for a new Netflix special, which debuts June 13. His own 2015 standup special for Netflix, The Comeback Kid, is coming to vinyl, CD, and mp3 in June as well, courtesy of Drag City Records, and he's touring his new show, Kid Gorgeous, across North America, including stops in western Canadian cities and a stand at Just for Laughs in Montreal in July. John and I caught up recently to discuss most of the aforementioned projects and people, as well as Donald Trump, Hasan Minhaj's remarks at the White House Correspondent's Dinner, Jerry Seinfeld, Donald Trump, the Obamas, comedy's role in the current political climate, Seth Meyers, meeting Bill Clinton in 1992, another new show he's making with Nick Kroll, music, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

May 30, 2017
Ep. #321: OUT
01:06:01

OUT is a remarkable rock band based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Comprised of close friends Chafe Hensley, TJ Larmee, Mark Larmee, and Ike Turner, OUT have just released a new record called Swim Buddies, which is out now via Comedy Minus One Records, and has prompted the band to play select shows in America over the next while. I connected with everyone in OUT recently for a chat about a band called Minutes, which some of them were in, what goes on in Kalamazoo, how they’re dealing with our heavy times, their record Swim Buddies, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

 

 

May 24, 2017
Ep. #320: Long Night at Lawnya Vawnya with Chippy Nonstop, Jim Bryson, and Renee Sharpe
01:10:16

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded at the Rocket Room in St. John's, Newfoundland, as part of the seventh annual Lawnya Vawnya festival on Saturday May 13, 2017. Our guests were community advocate, rapper, and dance music enthusiast Chippy Nonstop, singer songer Jim Bryson, and punk rocker and women's defence activist Renee Sharpe. Recorded by Chris Meyers. Photos by Tom Cochrane. House band is Hooded Fang. Produced by Lawnya Vawnya and Vish Khanna. Special thanks to Jud Haynes and Krista Power. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

May 19, 2017
Ep. #319: Bruce McDonald & Nick Craine on Hard Core Logo
01:14:43

Bruce McDonald is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker and director based in Toronto and Nick Craine is an acclaimed graphic artist who calls Guelph, Ontario home. McDonald’s fifth film was an adaptation of Michael Turner’s novel, Hard Core Logo, and chronicled a first wave punk rock band’s disastrous reunion tour across Canada. The influential 1996 film was an underground hit; even Quentin Tarantino became smitten with it, securing its U.S. distribution rights. The next year, Craine’s graphic novel adaptation of McDonald’s film was published and, to commemorate its 20th anniversary, House of Anansi has issued an expanded edition of Craine’s Hard Core Logo: Portrait of a Thousand Punks, and the occasion is being marked with book launch events and screenings of the film. I met with Bruce and Nick at Bruce’s Toronto office recently and we discussed how they first met some 25 years ago, the work of comic artist Chester Brown and other underground comic artists, making road movies and graphic novels, Canadian content and hockey, the weird but cool resonance of Hard Core Logo 20 years later, the rise of mockumentaries in a world obsessed with fake news, the Bucky Haight song “Never Done,” and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

 

May 16, 2017
Ep. #318: Jessica Moss
00:54:28

Jessica Moss is a well-respected and talented musician currently based in Montreal, Quebec. Perhaps best known for her membership in Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra, Moss is a violinist who has also played prominent roles in Black Ox Orkestar, Carla Bozulich’s Evangelista, and collaborated with Vic Chesnutt in the last years of his life. Though accustomed to working with others, Moss recently made her first solo record; it’s a compelling one called Pools of Lightnow available via Constellation Records, prompting her to tour across England and Ireland after upcoming shows in Montreal and Brooklyn respectively. Jessica and I caught up for a conversation, in which we discussed meeting Leonard Cohen during a Silver Mt. Zion recording session at the Hotel2Tango studio, being abroad when Trump was chosen to turn the United States of America into a failed casino, parenting in a weird world, working with Kevin Doria and receiving encouragement to write her own music, global warming, and much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

 

May 09, 2017
Ep. #317: Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
01:23:12

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy is a moniker employed by Will Oldham, a truly gifted and idiosyncratic songwriter, singer, musician, producer, and actor based in Louisville, Kentucky. Throughout his illustrious run, as one of the world’s most prolific and singular artistic forces to have emerged in the past 25 years, Oldham has spent some of his time performing songs that were composed by others, often delving into their inner workings to make them his own. His latest release is Best Troubadour, a tribute to the works and work ethic of the legendary country star, Merle Haggard, who passed away in 2016. Best Troubador is out via Drag City Records and Will and I caught up recently to discuss why he doesn’t see the point in telling people that you miss them once they’ve died, how he hoped to start a dialogue with Merle Haggard, how a record like this one might push back against a thoughtless music industry and the way some of us are conditioned to consume art, the strange ritual of music streaming and telephones, unattainable goals and journalistic strategies, and much, much more. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

May 04, 2017
Ep. #316: Jesse Ruddock
01:06:21

Jesse Ruddock is a talented writer, photographer, and musician currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Originally from Guelph, Ontario, Ruddock graduated from Harvard cum laude, after attending the university on an ice hockey scholarship. She was a hotshot goalie who got into hip-hop and underground rock thanks to Jim Guthrie and pals like Noah23 and Livestock. She’s made her own music under monikers like Koko Bonaparte and Koko Blue and her writing and photography has appeared in The New Yorker, BOMB Magazine, and Vice. In February 2017, Coach House Books published her debut novel; it’s called Shot-Blue and has received raves from the New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and Kirkus Reviews among others. Jesse and I caught up at the CFRU studios recently when she was home in Guelph and she surprised me with stories about her past life as a hockey goalie, her writing influences, the power of her peers in Guelph, her remarkably talented family, and where her novel Shot-Blue may have come from. Sponsored by Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, and Planet Bean Coffee

May 02, 2017
Ep. #315: Maz Jobrani
00:22:50

Maz Jobrani is an outspoken standup comedian and actor based in Los Angeles, California. A proud Iranian-American, Jobrani has made appearances on late night tv shows, taped comedy specials for Netflix, wrote the bestselling book, I’m not a terrorist, but I’ve played one on TV, starred in films like Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero, and he currently appears as a character named Fawz on the CBS sitcom, Superior Donuts. Jobrani will be in Montreal July 12-27, 2017 to host 19 performances of The Ethnic Show, a beloved segment at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. He was in Toronto recently for a show of his own and I caught up with him for a brief chat about Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, domestic racism and racist immigrants, the Ethnic Show, and much more. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee.

Apr 28, 2017
Ep. #314: Saltland
00:59:04

Saltland is the moniker of composer and cellist Rebecca Foon who calls Montreal, Quebec home. A former member of A Silver Mt. Zion and currently in Esmerine, Foon has just released, A Common Truth, her second album as Saltland, and a lovely, stirring album released by Constellation Records on March 31, 2017. Rebecca and I recently had a chat about her yoga practice and perceptions of mental health, climate change and the actions of people who acknowledge and deny its impact on Earth, her role in co-organizing the successful and star-studded Pathway to Paris concerts for climate justice, Flea and Warren Ellis, her own music, and much more. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee.

 

 

Apr 26, 2017
Ep. #313: Tim Darcy
01:06:27

Tim Darcy is an exciting and provocative American poet, singer, songwriter, musician, and performer currently based in Montreal, Quebec. Well-respected for his work as a dynamic vocalist and intricate lyricist in the band Ought, Darcy recently stepped out for a record and tour under his own name. The record is a great one called Saturday Night, which was released by JagJaguwar Records in February 2017, and Darcy and his band have already crossed parts of Canada, the United States, and Europe to spread the word about it and play some shows. With some more concerts ahead of him, Tim and I caught up for a chat a few weeks ago where we discussed his experience at this year’s controversial SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, which faced backlash over performance limits they imposed on travelling musicians, the political climate and consciousness in America and Canada, how writing with and playing in Ought has influenced him as a solo artist, what’s up with the new Ought record and his own musical plans, and much more. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee.

 

Apr 18, 2017
Ep. #312: Elliott BROOD
01:00:20

Elliott BROOD is a well-established Canadian band whose unique form of enigmatic folk-rock has been captivating audiences for 15 years. Consisting of childhood friends Casey Laforet and Mark Sasso, and early adopter Steve Pitkin, the trio of multi-instrumentalists in Elliott BROOD have won awards and toured the world hard, releasing five acclaimed albums along the way, including their most recent LP, 2014’s Work and Love. Assigned to write an Exclaim! Magazine piece, I recently travelled to their new HQ in Hamilton, Ontario to check out their workspace, talk about Grandad’s Doughnuts, the time Mark and Casey saw Nirvana in Detroit, what they make of Hamilton, their work contributing songs to the new Anna Paquin show Bellevue, what their new album might be like, and more. All that, plus you can hear a yet-to-be-released song called “The Fall” from their next record, Ghost Gardens, at the end of our talk. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee.

Apr 12, 2017
Ep. #311: Robbie Fulks
01:18:32

Robbie Fulks is a brilliant singer and songwriter who is based just outside of Chicago, Illinois. His latest album is Upland Stories, which was nominated for two Grammy Awards at the 2017 ceremony, and was released by Bloodshot Records where it earned its spot on ‘best of 2016’ album lists compiled by Rolling Stone, NPR, the Guardian, Salon, Chicago Tribune, and more. Upland Stories is certainly a favourite around my house so I made an effort to connect with Robbie recently and he and I discussed things like the way people listen to music and each other these days, his interest in the Second City and teaching Tina Fey how to play guitar, talking with Trump people, working with Steve Albini for almost 20 years, seeing Bruno Mars and Beyoncé live at the Grammys ceremony, what the word ‘schmoz” means, and much, more. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee.

Apr 04, 2017
Ep. #310: Century Egg
01:05:31

Century Egg is an artful young pop-rock band based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Featuring lyrics in Mandarin and English sung by a young woman named Shane Keyu Song, Century Egg are an animated quartet in more ways then one. They’ve just released a new EP called River God, and are set to play select shows across Canada, including stops at the Ebar in Guelph on April 7 for Kazoo! Fest. Song, Robert Drisdelle, Tri Le, and Nick Dourado make up Century Egg and all of them recently joined me for an in-depth conversation about what life is like in Halifax, Calgary, and China, Shane’s upbringing in China and her background as a graphic artist and animator, oppression and liberation, racialized and underrepresented musicians in Canada, playing cool music, and much more. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee.

Mar 30, 2017
Ep. #309: Long Night with Pat Thornton, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, and a Toronto Music Venue Panel
00:47:52

This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, as part of the Long Winter festival on Friday March 24, 2017. Our guests included a Toronto music venue discussion panel featuring April Aliermo (Hooded Fang, Phèdre), Brian Wong (It's Not U It's Me), Greg Benedetto (Not Dead Yet Fest), and Kevin Ritchie (NOW Magazine), actor and comedian Pat Thornton (Filth City, Cousins, Different Times), and award-winning Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson. Recorded by Dave MacKinnon. Photos by Rick Clifford. House band is The Bicycles. Produced by Long Winter and Vish Khanna. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee

Mar 28, 2017
Ep. #308: Bonnie Trash
01:00:10

Bonnie Trash is a cool, arresting new rock duo consisting of twin sisters Emma and Sara BV. Based in their hometown of Guelph, Ontario, the BV sisters also play in a psych rock band called the Folk, which is currently on hiatus so that the pair can concentrate on the darker pop of Bonnie Trash. Featuring distorted guitars, synthetic percussion, and impassioned vocals, Bonnie Trash is a compelling live band about to release their first EP, Ezzelini's Dead. At the end of this interview, which is really fascinating if you're into Nirvana's In Utero, Steve Albini's record engineering, Black Sabbath's final lap, cannibalism, the long, shared history between Guelph and Italy, and more, we actually premiere a song from the EP called "Sleepless Sheep." Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee

Mar 22, 2017
Ep. #307: Derm Kean and An Incredible Woman
01:05:24

Derm Kean and an Incredible Woman is a rock band that originally hails from St. John's, Newfoundland. Fronted by the wild, crazed, and compelling Derm Kean, the band recently released a new album called Incredible. They were touring Southern Ontario towards the end of 2016 and so met with me at CFRU in Guelph for a chat about their history, what it's like growing up in Newfoundland and the political climate in the province these days, the Lawnya Vawnya festival, making a new record with Steve Albini, and much more. Sponsored by the Bookshelf, Pizza Trokadero, and Planet Bean Coffee. Listen, subscribe, rate/review to Kreative Kontrol on iTunesaudioBoom, Google play, Stitcher, and tunein.  

Mar 17, 2017
Ep. #306: Jon Mckiel
01:17:21
Jon Mckiel is an excellent musician based in Sackville, New Brunswick. A masterful underground rock music maker, Mckiel and his killer band are about to tour behind his fourth album. It’s called Memorial Ten Count, it’s out via You’ve Changed Records and also Headless Owl Records, and it prompted Jon and I to have a chat […]
Mar 09, 2017
Ep. #305: Richard Laviolette
00:58:38
Richard Laviolette is a very talented singer, songwriter, and musician from Guelph, Ontario. Originally from Tara, Ontario in Bruce County, Laviolette has been making some of the most affecting, outspoken, and catchy folk and rock music to emerge in this century. His new album is a lovely and reflective one called Taking the Long Way Home, […]
Mar 01, 2017
Ep. #304: Tommy Stinson
00:48:39
Tommy Stinson is a legendary musician who currently resides in upstate New York. Originally from Minneapolis, Stinson is a founding member of the Replacements and went on to form bands like Bash & Pop and Perfect, as well as joining Soul Asylum and Guns N’ Roses. Though Bash & Pop broke up in 1994 after […]
Feb 24, 2017
Ep. #303: David Pajo
01:22:16
David Pajo is an esteemed musician who lives in Los Angeles, California. A truly great and distinctive guitarist, Pajo originally hails from Louisville, Kentucky where he played in Slint and with Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy among others. He went on to join bands or collaborate with the likes of Royal Trux, Tortoise, Stereolab, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, […]
Feb 22, 2017
Ep. #302: Tim Kingsbury of Sam Patch
01:00:08
Tim Kingsbury is a musician based in Montreal, Quebec. His new band Sam Patch is about to release their debut record, a cool one called Yeah You, and I. It’s out February 17 via Tim’s own imprint, Dep Records, and the band will be touring in select cities throughout March. I’ve known Tim a while now and […]
Feb 14, 2017
Ep. #301: Long Night with Walied Khogali, L CON, Ali Hassan, Tina Hassannia & Mallory Andrews
01:04:20
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded at the Theatre Centre in Toronto, Ontario, as part of the Long Winter festival on Saturday February 4, 2017. Our guests were Toronto consultant, activist, and organizer Walied Khogali, Lisa Conway and Andrew Collins of L CON, comedian Ali Hassan, and film critics and Everything But Sports podcast hosts Tina Hassannia […]
Feb 07, 2017
Ep. #300: Todd Glass
00:59:10
Todd Glass is a gifted comedian who originally hails from Philadelphia. Now based in Los Angeles, Glass is the host of the award-winning podcast, The Todd Glass Show, the author of the best-selling memoir, The Todd Glass Situation, and one of the most acclaimed stand-ups working today. He’s planning to release a new special soon, […]
Jan 27, 2017
Ep. #299: Jay Ryan
01:07:43
Jay Ryan is a respected and prolific screenprint poster artist who is based in Chicago, Illinois. He has been making screenprinted concert posters for some of the world’s greatest bands and musicians and festivals for over 20 years and runs his own print shop called the Bird Machine. He has served as vice-president of the […]
Jan 20, 2017
Ep. #298: TIP ‘T.I.’ Harris
00:21:49
T.I. is an American hip-hop artist and actor who originally hails from Atlanta, Georgia. A popular rapper who also goes by TIP Harris, he’s known for being one of the earliest artists to bring trap music to the masses. T.I. has appeared in numerous films, including ATL, Roots, Ant-Man, Takers, and American Gangster among others and […]
Jan 12, 2017
Ep. #297: Long Night with The Magic, Jhanelle Dennis, & Mitch Fillion
01:07:12
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, as part of the Long Winter festival on Friday January 6, 2017. Our guests were Evan and Geordie Gordon of The Magic, comedian Jhanelle Dennis, and Who is This Now? filmmaker/Southern Souls curator, Mitch Fillion. Live mix by Patrick Rory McKenna. Recorded by […]
Jan 10, 2017
Ep. #296: Christopher Ward
01:04:35
Christopher Ward is a songwriter and author who currently splits his time between Los Angeles and Toronto. Renowned for writing the hit single “Black Velvet” by Allanah Myles, Ward bears the distinction of being one of the first ever Canadian on-air video jockeys (VJ) when MuchMusic launched on August 31, 1984. The network went on to alter […]
Dec 20, 2016
Ep. #295: Lido Pimienta
00:59:20
Lido Pimienta is a gifted, outspoken musician and artist who originally hails from Barranquilla, Colombia but has lived in Canada for a decade now. Based in Toronto, Pimienta was featured on the cover of NOW Magazine earlier this year, discussing racism in Toronto’s music community and she’s a key vocalist on A Tribe Called Red’s […]
Dec 15, 2016
Ep. #294: Don Kerr of Communism
00:55:23
Communism is a remarkable three-piece pop-rock band from Toronto, Ontario. Featuring Paul Linklater and Kevin Lacroix, the band’s the brainchild of well-respected producer, drummer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Don Kerr, who has worked with Ron Sexsmith, Rheostatics, Gord Downie, Leslie Feist, and many, many other people. Communism’s new record, Get Down Get Together came out this past […]
Dec 13, 2016
Ep. #293: Marisa Anderson
01:03:48
Marisa Anderson is a gifted musician who hails from Sonoma, California but currently calls Portland, Oregon home. Though somewhat under the radar, Anderson is renowned as one of the finest guitarists in the world. Emerging as a lively interpreter of Delta blues and Appalachian folk music, Anderson has been embraced by free and improvised music aficionados […]
Dec 09, 2016
Ep. #292: Nick Flanagan
01:04:10
Nick Flanagan is a very funny comedian, writer, and actor who hails from Toronto, Ontario but currently calls California home. Known for his endearingly dark stand-up and for fronting bands like Brutal Knights and Wrong Hole, Flanagan’s first comedy album, I’m Here All Weak, was released six years ago. This month Comedy Dynamics puts out […]
Dec 07, 2016
Ep. #291: Long Night Reviews 2016 with Aliya Pabani, Freddie Rivas, Jill Krajewski, John Semley, & Laura Hermiston
00:57:55
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded at the Polish Combatants Hall in Toronto, Ontario, as part of the Long Winter festival on Friday December 2, 2016. It was a thoughtful, funny, and fascinating year in review discussion about 2016, featuring some very wise panelists. Aliya Pabani is the host of The Imposter, Canadaland’s arts […]
Dec 05, 2016
Ep. #290: John Semley on The Kids in the Hall
01:02:40
John Semley is a prolific journalist and cultural critic based in Toronto who regularly contributes to the Globe and Mail and Macleans magazine. His obsession with comedy led him to fall in love with true originals in the innovative Canadian troupe, the Kids in the Hall. ECW Press has just published This is a Book About […]
Dec 01, 2016
Ep. #289: Lonely Parade
01:09:26
Lonely Parade is a fantastic band from Peterborough, Ontario consisting of Augusta Veno on guitar, Anwyn Climenhage on drums, and Charlotte Dempsey on bass. Formed around five years ago, Lonely Parade are childhood friends and excellent musicians who have toured throughout most of eastern Canada three times already, even though Augusta is 21 and Anwyn […]
Nov 29, 2016
Ep. #288: DIANA
01:15:57
DIANA is an electronically inclined pop band from Toronto whose primary members are Kieran Adams, Carmen Elle, and Joseph Shabason. After their 2013 album Perpetual Surrender earned them accolades from the likes of the New York Times, the Guardian, and NPR, DIANA toured a lot and then got back to work on new songs. The […]
Nov 22, 2016
Ep. #287: Fake Limbs
01:32:42
Fake Limbs are a noisy rock band who hail from the west side of Chicago, Illinois. Known for creating a kind of “social justice street rock” that’s exhilarating and outspoken, the band formed in 2011 and have released three acclaimed full-length albums, including 2016’s Matronly, which is out now via Don Giovanni Records. Fake Limbs […]
Nov 16, 2016
Ep. #286: Voivod
01:00:08
Voivod is a pioneering rock ‘n’ roll band who originally hail from Jonquière, Quebec. Formed in 1982, Voivod have never been afraid to challenge expectations with their work, exploring aspects of speed metal, thrash, hardcore punk, and progressive rock, over the course of more than a dozen full-length albums and several EPs. Though they’ve endured […]
Nov 08, 2016
Ep. #285: Chicago Underground Duo
01:09:55
Chicago Underground Duo consists of two very notable musicians: Rob Mazurek (also of Exploding Star Orchestra, Starlicker, Pulsar Quartet, Rob Mazurek Octet, São Paulo Underground) and Chad Taylor (also of Marc Ribot Trio, Side A, Digital Primitives), who formed the group in 1997. When asked to describe their work together, they suggested their music is “an […]
Oct 26, 2016
Ep. #284: Vic Berger
01:08:08
Vic Berger is a talented video editor and satirist based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Currently employed by the online video and production company Super Deluxe, Berger has made a name for himself with his surreal video creations, in which he re-edits existing news and pop culture footage to highlight their most odd and socially awkward moments. […]
Oct 19, 2016
Ep. #283: Dylan Moran
00:25:37
Dylan Moran is a highly esteemed and award-winning Irish comedian, writer, author, actor, and filmmaker whose work has been compared to that of William Shakespear and Oscar Wilde. In a four-star review, The Guardian once said, “His comedy takes on an existential dimension, as tubby, nicotine-starved, emasculated Moran comes to represent the struggles we all […]
Oct 11, 2016
Ep. #282: The Rutabega
01:01:27
The Rutabega is a two-piece pop-infused rock band consisting of Joshua Wayne Hensley and Garth Mason. Based in South Bend, Indiana, the Rutabega began some 15 years ago, as a solo outlet for Hensley’s fragile yet strong songwriting. In 2011, he connected with Mason, a multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer, who has bolstered the Rutabega to […]
Oct 06, 2016
Ep. #281: Fake Palms
00:55:13
Michael le Riche is a musician, singer, and songwriter based in Toronto, Ontario. Formerly a member of the band the Darcys, le Riche struck out on his own to find an outlet for his own darker rock and punk leanings, which he now has with the acclaimed band Fake Palms. Following up on their well-received […]
Sep 28, 2016
Ep. #280: Hasan Minhaj
00:51:30
Hasan Minhaj is a talented comedian and writer currently based in New York City. Having gained acclaim for his web series The Truth with Hasan Minhaj, and his work as a stand-up comedian and actor, Minhaj earned a spot as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where he continues to appear […]
Sep 20, 2016
Ep. #279: U.S. Girls
01:10:44
U.S. Girls is the moniker of Meghan Remy who currently calls Toronto, Ontario home. Since moving there from Chicago in 2010, Remy has become a vital part of the city’s music scene and, along with her husband Slim Twig, plays in the excellent band Darlene Shrugg and runs the Calico Corp. label. She is likely […]
Sep 15, 2016
Ep. #278: Jane Bunnett
01:14:18
Jane Bunnett is a world-renowned jazz musician and composer who lives in Toronto, Ontario. A Juno award winner and Grammy award nominee, Bunnett is a highly accomplished saxophonist and piano player well known for her incorporation of Cuban music and collaborations with Cuban musicians; her 1991 album, Spirits of Havana, is considered one of the […]
Sep 13, 2016
Ep. #277: Rob Benvie of Bankruptcy
01:28:33
Rob Benvie is a novelist, writer, musician, songwriter, and singer currently based in Toronto, Ontario. Raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Benvie has published two acclaimed novels, 2004’s Safety of War, and 2011’s Maintenance, both of which are available via Coach House Books. He is also well known for playing in bands like Thrush Hermit, The […]
Sep 06, 2016
Ep. #276: Katie Monks of Dilly Dally
00:56:42
Katie Monks and Liz Ball are members of an explosive Toronto-based rock band called Dilly Dally. High school friends, Monks and Ball grew up loving Nirvana, Pixies, Sonic Youth, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs among others, eventually honing their own chops as guitarists and songwriters and forming Dilly Dally. In the fall of 2015, the band […]
Aug 17, 2016
Ep. #275: Incredible Love – Alan Vega & Suicide Remembered by Steve Albini, Jehnny Beth, Brendan Canty, Kid Millions, Robyn Phillips, Priya Thomas, & Mike Watt
01:06:55
On July 16, 2016, Alan Vega died peacefully in his sleep at the age of 78. In a statement, Vega’s family said, “With profound sadness and a stillness that only news like this can bring, we regret to inform you that the great artist and creative force, Alan Vega has passed away. Alan was not only relentlessly […]
Aug 10, 2016
Ep. #274: Hari Kondabolu
00:54:15
Hari Kondabolu is a very funny and incisive stand-up comedian who lives in Brooklyn, New York. He has written for shows like Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, he’s appeared on the many late night talk shows, and he co-hosts the Politically Re-Active podcast with Bell. In 2014, Kill Rock Stars released his highly acclaimed and hilarious […]
Jul 28, 2016
Ep. #273: Mary Lynn Rajskub
00:28:15
Mary Lynn Rajskub is a talented comedien and actress who originally hails from Detroit, Michigan. Though she’s likely best known for her portrayal of data analyst Chloe O’Brian on the hit Fox drama 24, for comedy fans she’s well-regarded for her work on groundbreaking efforts like Mr. Show, The Larry Sanders Show, and as a […]
Jul 26, 2016
Ep. #272: Gord Downie [Archival; May 2010]
00:38:37
Gord Downie is a genuine hero of mine who has redefined rock ‘n’ roll music in Canada. Over the past 30 years, he’s led Kingston, Ontario’s the Tragically Hip, who write and perform songs that are uncommonly challenging and great, improbably becoming one of Canada’s most popular and influential bands as a result. The band […]
Jul 22, 2016
Ep. #271: Andy Shauf
01:06:43
Andy Shauf is a talented songwriter, singer, and multi-instrumentalist who originally hails from Saskatchewan. Over the past four years, Shauf has released critically acclaimed and vibrant pop records whose dark textures contain clever lyrics and infectious melodies. He made quite a statement with 2015’s The Bearer of Bad News and has possibly even topped that […]
Jul 21, 2016
Ep. #270: TUNS
01:00:47
TUNS is the mighty new Halifax/Toronto supergroup featuring Chris Murphy, Matt Murphy, and Mike O’Neill. Chris Murphy has ushered some excellent music into this world, both as the co-curator/co-founder of the murderecords label and as a quarter of one of the world’s finest and most successful rock bands, Sloan. Matt Murphy is an accomplished journalist […]
Jul 19, 2016
Ep. #269: Baroness von Sketch Show
01:04:15
Baroness von Sketch Show is a very funny sketch comedy TV program that airs on CBC. This edgy yet grounded show is written by and stars four very talented and hilarious human beings: Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, and Jennifer Whalen. They’re just wrapping up their first season on CBC with the finale airing […]
Jul 14, 2016
Ep. #268: PUP
01:07:10
PUP is a young, hard rock band based in Toronto, Ontario. Known for touring hard and putting on riotous shows, PUP recently released their second album, The Dream is Over, via Side One Dummy and Royal Mountain Records and they will soon be touring the entire planet for months and months. Ahead of their return […]
Jul 12, 2016
Ep. #267: Adrian Teacher
00:53:50
Adrian Teacher is a talented and award-winning musician who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Best known for his work in Apollo Ghosts and COOL TV, Teacher is also an accomplished solo musician who has just released another excellent, contemplative yet upbeat album with his backing band, the Subs. The record is called Terminal City, it’s […]
Jul 07, 2016
Ep. #266: William Tyler
01:12:42
William Tyler is a talented musician based in Nashville, Tennessee. Known for his work in the bands Lambchop and Silver Jews, Tyler is also an accomplished solo artist and has released four critically-acclaimed albums. His latest is a gorgeous, instrumental record called Modern Country, which is steeped in familiar folk and rock structures but is […]
Jul 05, 2016
Ep. #265: David Cross
00:38:28
David Cross is a gifted comedian, actor, author, and writer who originally hails from Atlanta, Georgia. For almost 30 years now, he’s been at the vanguard of comedy, writing and/or performing on influential and hilarious TV programs such as The Ben Stiller Show, Mr. Show, Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, W/Bob […]
Jun 30, 2016
Ep. #264: Choir! Choir! Choir!
00:56:45
Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Toronto-based community music project spearheaded by Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman. Founded in 2011, Choir! Choir! Choir! features a committed group of gifted and amateur singers who meet twice a week, in a no pressure environment, and attempt to learn and interpret pop songs by artists like Prince, David Bowie, […]
Jun 21, 2016
Ep. #263: Jay Arner (& Jessica Delisle)
00:58:01
Jay Arner is a gifted rock and pop songwriter and musician based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Over the past five years or so, Arner has garnered critical acclaim for his solo records, which tend to feature synthesized instruments and cloudy vocals but are ultimately infectious and thoroughly satisfying. His new album is an excellent, endlessly […]
Jun 16, 2016
Ep. #262: Mare Sheppard, Jim Guthrie, & Shaw-Han Liem
01:07:29
The overlap between independent gaming and independent music is one of the most fascinating cultural intersections I’ve come across in recent years. Both reflect somewhat subversive interests and have garnered large, loyal, fervent, and outspoken followings and are more often than not, spearheaded by some of the most inventive and clever minds of our time. […]
Jun 14, 2016
Ep. #261: Hooded Fang
01:16:14
Hooded Fang is an excellent and adventurous rock ‘n’ roll band from Toronto. Over the past decade, the band has toured the world and released a number of daring records that chart a unique, ever-changing sound steeped in underground rock idioms and exciting ideas. Their latest album is called Venus on Edge, it’s out now […]
Jun 09, 2016
Ep. #260: Long Night with BRAIDS, Dan Meades, Freyja & Zamudio, and Eastern Owl
01:03:36
This episode of Long Night with Vish Khanna was recorded at the Rocket Room in St. John’s, Newfoundland, as part of the Lawnya Vawnya Arts Festival on Friday May 6, 2016. My guests were multi-instrumentalist Austin Tufts of BRAIDS, social policy expert/anti-poverty advocate/Third Place Tonic co-founder Dan Meades, independent design studio proprietors Anjela Freyja and Teo Zamudio of […]
Jun 02, 2016
Ep. #259: Savak’s Sohrab Habibion
01:01:10
Sohrab Habibion is a talented guitarist, singer, graphic designer, and engineer based in Brooklyn, New York. He has played in wonderful punk rock bands in the past, including Edsel and the Obits. His new band is called Savak and features members of Holy Fuck, Nation of Ulysses, The Cops, and his fellow Obit, Greg Simpson. […]
May 27, 2016
Ep. #258: Shotgun Jimmie
01:05:01
Shotgun Jimmie is a prolific and talented singer, songwriter, and musician who currently lives in Brandon, Manitoba. Over the past 10 years, Shotgun Jimmie has emerged as one of the most beloved figures in indie-rock and has been touring a bunch in support of his latest record, Field of Trampolines, which is out now via […]
May 25, 2016
Ep. #257: Piya Chattopadhyay & MINOTAURS’ Nathan Lawr
00:57:39