Nick Thorburn discusses his band Islands and their new, sunny/dark album, And That’s Why Dolphins Lost Their Legs, making a musical trilogy, creative people striking and speaking out about cultural exploitation, pivoting in the modern age, John Lennon and Robert Smith, how to remain optimistic, always living near large bodies of water, making beats for people like Fat Tony, touring again, other future plans, and much more.
Emmalia Bortolo-Vettor and Sarafina Bortolon-Vettor discuss the haunting new Bonnie Trash album, Malocchio, the state of Guelph music venues and ideas about improving musicians’ lives, the supernatural stories within their family history that inform their new album, the voice of their late grandmother, Nonna Maria, goth, post-punk, and horror film scores, JAWS, future plans, and much 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.