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Ep. #830: Michael Balazo

Michael Balazo discusses his hilarious new stand-up album, Michael 1, Comedy 0, the year-in-review and 2023 highlights, co-hosting the Evil Men podcast, travelling back and forth between Toronto and England and performing for different audiences, Burton Cummings and the fake Guess Who, seeing James Cameron’s Titanic, Metallica, and Ramones, future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #707: Ian Blurton’s Future Now

Ian Blurton discusses the ambitious production, metal/punk rock sound, chorus of voices, and intricate lyricism on Second Skin by Ian Blurton’s Future Now, using the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio, Neil Young’s gear, and Randy Bachman’s vintage guitars, Blue Rodeo drummer Glenn Milchem’s ferocious double kick, Toronto the good, album art and the different Canadian and U.S. Second Skin vinyl, playing a show, new songs, future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.