Mercedes Caxaj is the Artistic Co-Director for Sunfest London and Head of Programs for Small World Music & Global Toronto. Sunfest was one of the first festivals to take place on its original date at the start of the pandemic, Caxaj tells us how they made it happen. She gives us tips on grant-writing and lets us know who she is dying to see in concert.
In this episode of IN THE CUT we talk to Scarborough rapper Getchnah. Her debut EP ‘Gem In I’ is out right now and was over two years in the making. She lets us in on her growth during the pandemic and how that affected her music.
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This episode of The Cool Table featured new music from Foushee, Billie Eilish, Chiiild, Creo & Big Thief. As well it included a portion of our interview with Scarborough Rapper Getchnah. She talks about the creation of her debut EP ‘Gem In I’ and why it took more than two years.
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Parallel World, the latest project from Cadence Weapon is described as an ‘Art Party’. With flashes of electronic production mixed with thoughtful lyrics, this is album is substantive and refreshing. He discusses the ‘Summer of Black Pain’ and how the collective action around the world inspired the project. We get into his chicken cooking abilities and his advice for new artists.
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This episode of The Cool Table featured new music from Marc E Bassy, Masego, Mike Posner, Blackbear, Charlotte Day Wilson & Sinead Harnett. We spoke to Cadence Weapon about his latest project Parallel World. He discussed some of the inspiration behind the album as well as his excitement for his new book.
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IN THE CUT EP. 52 | Amai Kuda et Les Bois In this episode, we sat down with Amai and Kuda to talk about the making of the project. The album is like a journey and Amai walks us through some of the different ways she illustrates that. We discuss trust within yourself and the absence of a prominent black leader.
EmUrgency! is available on vinyl Friday, May 28 at select retailers
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In this episode of the radio show, we hear new music from: Nate Husser, Hudson Wave, Bree Mission, Tony Kaine and Lou Val. Boy Pape premieres his new single ‘Jokic’ and we hear a snippet of his interview with Adriel Smiley.