Category Archives: IN THE CUT Podcast

The IN THE CUT Podcast is an interview series where guests are challenged to finish a tub of ice cream before the end of the conversation.

IN THE CUT EP. 79 | 🍦J3M🍦

You may recognize J3M’s from his time backing Tanika Charles, Zaki Ibrahim, Amaal, The OBGMs and more, AFRONAUT marks an evolution from J3M’s previous work. This project includes more intricate production and a clearer vision, we discuss the genesis of the afronaut character and the collection of songs that inspired the project.

He shares about his early days playing in church and finding his voice at York University. He makes history a few times in this episode and we get a special rendition of the infamous Roberts Residence voicemail.

Watch to the end for a surprise and a Cool Table first!

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IN THE CUT EP. 78 | 🍦Dana Abraham🍦

Dana Abraham launched his career directing and writing, the globally recognized short film, PRISONER OF FEAR. This summer he stars in NEON LIGHTS as Clay Amani, alongside Kim Coates. He joins us to discuss his background in boxing and his unique entry into acting. We talk about manifestation and the importance of loving yourself.

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Intro music: 🔊 “Urban” by Serge Quadrado licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 via freemusicarchive.org Intro shot & edited by: Andy Lee

IN THE CUT EP. 77 | 🍦Mauvey🍦

In this episode, we are joined by Mauvey. The Vancouver, BC / London, UK singer-songwriter talks about his new single ‘Curfew’ and some of his favourite cities to perform in. We discuss the meaning of love and the importance of sharing it. He drops some gems for Wednesday Wisdom and constantly reminds us how unique we all are.

Intro music: 🔊 “Urban” by Serge Quadrado licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 via freemusicarchive.org

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IN THE CUT EP. 76 | 🍦Bruno Capinan🍦

In this episode of IN THE CUT, we talk to Brazil-born singer-songwriter Bruno Capinan. Their latest album, Tara Rara is a spiritual collection of songs that tell the story of two gay men falling in love on a slave ship. They take us on a sonic adventure that touches on pain, shame & triumph. We discuss their creative process and the impressive execution of this project.

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Bruno brings a first to our top 5 segment mentioning legends James Baldwin and Nina Simone. We go in-depth on a lot of the themes of Tara Rara and they deliver a touching messing for Wednesday Wisdom.

Intro music: 🔊 “Urban” by Serge Quadrado licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 via freemusicarchive.org

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IN THE CUT EP. 75 | 🍦Domanique Grant🍦

In the premiere of Season 3, we talk to a friend of the show Domanique Grant. The Toronto soul-pop singer-songwriter recently released the first installment of her Double EP, Queen /Dom.

Grant discusses her journey of growing into her ‘Queen’ moniker and the part her religious upbringing played in her relationship with shame. She talks about the complications of being a Leo and why elephants in theory make great pets.

IN THE CUT EP. 74 | 🍦iamhill🍦

In the finale of Season 2, we talk to Iamhill ahead of the release of her latest project, ‘Sellout’.

Iamhill has always used music creation as a means of catharsis and Sellout is no exception, standing out as her most aggressive collection of songs to date. We discuss some of the themes of the album as well as the importance of NFTs for independent artists.

She gives us a very unique answer about which exotic animal she would add to her life. Sellout drops on all streaming platforms on June 3. You can listen to The Cool Table LIVE every Wednesday @ 11am 1280AM in Toronto📻 CJRU.ca Online 💻

IN THE CUT EP. 73 | 🍦Coverama🍦

Founded in 1998 by Graham Stairs, Popguru Sound & Vision is a diversified music company. On Friday, March 20th they bring us ‘Coverama’ the album. It features contributors from Popguru’s diverse roster. The covers span multiple genres and eras from Prince to Radiohead.

We spoke to John Orpheus, Sam Casey, & Shaina Silver-Baird of Ghost Caravan. They discuss their individual choices for the album and the anticipation of returning to the stage.

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IN THE CUT EP.70 |🍦 The cast of Caleb🍦

In this special episode of IN THE CUT, we are joined by the cast and creator of CALEB.

“CALEB” is the story of a misfit 17-Year-old black kid, struggling to find where he fits in, dealing with the pressures of an Academics focused mom, a preppy private school friend, and a cousin whose ends don’t necessarily justify his means. The film gives us an insight on a few days in our new friend Caleb’s life while he’s chasing the coveted letter of recommendation from Mr. Barnes, to get into the best school of his choosing, however, Caleb’s life has other plans….

We speak to cast members Niko Mouratidis, Anthony Gebski, Jared Vrysellas, & Alijah Racine. on their acting debuts and their favourite memories from shooting the film. Writer and Director Marcus Letts tells about his inspiration behind the story and some of the significant scenes in the film.

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