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thatdanguy's Podcast

Oct 24, 2014

A great (if not relatively brief, even at 15 minutes) chat with the genial and enduring singer/songwriter Tom Phillips. 

Tom and his Men Of Constant Sorrow have been prowling every live music joint in Calgary for decades, and he continues to draw loyal fans everywhere he appears.

In this conversation we talk about...


Oct 9, 2014

Hot on the heels of Sweet Alibi winning Roots Duo/Group Recording Of the Year Sunday, October 5th in Winnipeg at the Western Canadian Music Awards, I talked to one member of the band, Jess Rae Ayre.

Their album "We've Got To" nabbed the award, and in this short conversation I talked a bit about their sound, the...


Oct 5, 2014

Vishten stormed the world stage in 2000, and they have been gathering awards along the way ever since, while touring the world and wowing audiences here at home in Canada.

This East Coast trio merges high-energy traditonal folk with indie roots sounds to win new fans while honouring artists that have come before...


Oct 5, 2014

Jeffery Straker is a force of...well, he's a force. A force and a half I'd say. 

As a piano-playing singer songwriter Straker evokes the passion and insightfulness of contemporaries like Rufus Wainwright, Sarah Slean, Elton John, and truth be told, as far back as the vastly underrated Leon Russell, whose work...