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Ep. #863: Amen Dunes

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Damon McMahon discusses the multi-layered new Amen Dunes album Death Jokes, how his exploration of hip-hop music technology stems from stumbling upon a discarded cassette tape in his youth, the instruments he can play and what prompted him to find a teacher to learn a new one, why Bob Dylan’s singing is such a huge influence on him, musicians who are prescient, spirituality, teachers, and Hinduism, becoming a parent during a pandemic but transcending anxiety, legacy and protest music, tour, new music, other future plans, and much more.    

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Ep. #862: Jon Mckiel

Jon Mckiel discusses his excellent and beguiling new album, Hex, Canadian cities he’s lived in and his connections with Jay Crocker and Chad VanGaalen, drop C tuning, the hip-hop flavours of the otherwise indie-folk album Hex and whom it may be inspiring to rap, hexes, conspiracies, capitalism, and The Curse, movie scores and the musical touchstone that is the Arnold Schwarzenegger film, Predator, feeling burdened, videotaping MuchMusic programming as kids, that time his album 2020 album Bobby Joe Hope went viral, future plans, and much more.  

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Ep. #858: Cadence Weapon

Cadence Weapon discusses his explosive new album ROLLERCOASTER, Hamilton joyriding and being a proud citizen, the time he introduced me to the visual artist Raymond Biesinger outside of a Sadies show in Edmonton, life as a new dad and why I think he might want to enjoy every moment, why ROLLERCOASTER is a revolutionary meditation on modern technology and how we interact with it, celebrating his late uncle and musical influence, Brett Miles, breaking down bot farms that juice music and podcast streaming stats, working on a new book, touring again, other future plans, and much more.

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