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Ranking The Black Keys’ Albums from Best to Worst

Ranking The Black Keys’ Albums from Best to Worst

Apr 13, 2024 | 4:25pm
If you’ve listened to my show since I’ve started at X, you know that I LOVE to talk about The Black Keys. They’re the band that got me interested in alternative tunes in the first place. Sometimes I wonder if I’ll ever shut the hell up about them, I may be pushing it that badly. […]
Chatting with Patrick Carney of The Black Keys!

Chatting with Patrick Carney of The Black Keys!

Apr 6, 2024 | 1:02pm
Had the unreal opportunity to have a quick phone chat with Patrick Carney of The Black Keys. If you missed the news, they’ve got a BRAND NEW RECORD OUT NOW called Ohio Players. We get into collaborating with Beck and Noel Gallagher on the record, if they’ll be coming back to Calgary soon and more! […]
Chatting w/ Mikey Shoes From Queens of the Stone Age

Chatting w/ Mikey Shoes From Queens of the Stone Age

Mar 13, 2024 | 11:30am
It was an absolute pleasure to chat with Michael Shuman (aka Mikey Shoes) from Queens of the Stone Age. In our chat we discussed his deep resume (including his appearance in the Wedding Singer), how involved each of the band members are in the songwriting process and he offered up what he believed would be […]
Itsy Bitsy Spider…If System of a Down Covered It

Itsy Bitsy Spider…If System of a Down Covered It

Feb 26, 2024 | 11:32am
Ever wonder what classic kids nursery rhymes and songs would sound like if they were covered by System of a Down? Wonder no more thanks to this incredible YouTuber! WHAT. A. TALENT. I actually can’t wait to blast this with the kids in the car on the way home from daycare. – Justin
Chatting with Rural Alberta Advantage

Chatting with Rural Alberta Advantage

Feb 22, 2024 | 2:57pm
Nils and Amy of Rural Alberta Advantage joined me in studio today ahead of their show TONIGHT (Feb 22) at The Palace Theatre in Calgary. We chatted a lot about their latest record, “The Rise & The Fall”, specifically the latest single, “Conductors”. We also got into them appearing on a TV show in the […]
The DEFINITIVE List of bubly Flavours

The DEFINITIVE List of bubly Flavours

Feb 19, 2024 | 2:33pm
Do you ever sit at your desk and imagine a competition between different water soda flavours and think about who would come out on top? No? Just me? Should I be working instead of doing this?? My brother and I have been arguing for what seems like months over this one simple question – what […]
Ruby Waters IN STUDIO!

Ruby Waters IN STUDIO!

Feb 12, 2024 | 2:17pm
I had the pleasure of Ruby Waters joining me in studio ahead of her show TONIGHT (Feb. 12) at the Dome. We chatted about our hometowns being rivals, all the time she has been with Dallas Green of City and Colour and the new song and album she is teasing! Check the full chat below! […]
Chatting with Peter Dreimanis about his new solo project “Peter Dreams”

Chatting with Peter Dreimanis about his new solo project “Peter Dreams”

Feb 10, 2024 | 3:24pm
Had the opportunity to chat with Peter Dreimanis of July Talk about his brand new solo project Peter Dreams! We chatted about the inspiration behind getting into the studio for a solo project, his upcoming show on February 17th at the Palace for Calgary Folk Festival Block Heater, the difference in playing in a solo […]
Green Day Share “Embarrassingly Bad” Demo of Basket Case

Green Day Share “Embarrassingly Bad” Demo of Basket Case

Feb 9, 2024 | 12:49pm
Billie Joe Armstrong recently shared a 4-track demo of “Basket Case” that he says is, “embarrassingly bad” because he was whacked out on hard drugs when they cut it. However, I think it’s interesting to hear the early framework of a song that we’ve all come to know and love. Fully story HERE! – Justin
Justin Chats w/ Dallas Green and Nathaniel Rateliff

Justin Chats w/ Dallas Green and Nathaniel Rateliff

Feb 7, 2024 | 12:01pm
Ahead of their show at the Dome in Calgary on Feb 12, Dallas Green and Nathaniel Rateliff joined me to chat about the upcoming tour, things their looking for to travelling across Canada, songs they are sick of playing and finding balance in giving the people what they want while maintaining artistic integrity. – Justin