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 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, we chop it up with Brampton singer Marvin after dropping his second project of the year. He talks about painting himself in a negative light in his music and ranks all of Drake’s albums. He drops some gems for Wednesday Wisdom and teases some of his plans for 2021.
In this episode, we talk to Boy Pape about his latest project Good Guy Bad Summer and what he has going on for 2021. He gets into his transition of being in a better mental space and its effect on his music career. This conversation goes in all the right directions and of course, he blesses with an unforgettable gem for Wednesday Wisdom.
In this episode, we talk to Eric Ryan about the release of his debut project Dream State EP. We discuss the cinematic nature of the project and some of his songwriting influences. He gives us some insight into life in the military and reminds us to ‘Shine Bright’ in Wednesday Wisdom.
In this episode of IN THE CUT, we talk to Alex Bent from Alex Bent + The Emptiness. In promoting his latest single ‘2sides’ he sent out physical CDs! We talk about how the writing process has changed during quarantine and the direction of the new album. This episode ends with a bang as he delivers us a stellar quote for Wednesday Wisdom.