Efrim Menuck (godspeed you! black emperor) and Ariel Engle (La Force, Broken Social Scene, AroarA) of ALL HANDS_MAKE LIGHT discuss their band and new self-titled album, pandemic life and speculative capitalism, 1990s Montreal and the Hotel2Tango, synthesizers, textured vocals, and whether lyrics really matter, a 2021 Pop Montreal show, other future plans, and much more! Supported by you on Patreon, Blackbyrd Myoozik, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.
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.
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.