#192 Carmelo Lo Porto

Carmelo Lo Porto is a musicians manager and record label owner based out of Saarbrucken Germany. Carmelo was responsible for two Four Square releases in 2010 and 2012. “Dial Nine for a Line” and “A day… a Decade” are available on iTunes. Carmelo has always seen the bright side of the music industry and is […]

#191 Howard Ungerleider

Howard Ungerleider got his start in the early 70’s as a tour manager for Rush. His primary job was to teach the three 20 something year olds the proper way to tour in the USA. Howard actually wasn’t much older than Rush when he started with them. After proving his chops as a competent lighting […]

#190 John Hiebert

Welcome to episode #190!. John Hiebert is a production manager with the Calgary folk fest. But before that, John was the lead singer and guitar player for Calgary’s “Field day” and a staple in the Calgary punk rock scene. John and I first met in the early 90’s when out two bands played together. John […]

#189 Sean Kaye Trevor Buckly Josh Buors | Ceilings

Ceilings are a three-piece, Punk Rock band who are based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The band has recently come together with Little Rocket Records to release their new E.P. “Wake Up and Start Again”.The band features members from Elder Abuse, Locked In and Nice Cops. Ceilings are: Trevor Buckley – Vocals / Guitar Josh Buors – […]

#188 Real Sickies

Real Sickies are a band based out of Edmonton Alberta. The band honours the true sounds of The Ramones, Teenage Head and great bands of the mid to late 70’s. Good time rock and roll! I met the band while they were on a tour west to Vancouver opening for Sub Humans. Great songs and […]

#187 “Three Chords…One Capo” 15 years later Part 2

Welcome to Part 2. Three Chords… One Capo was released under Sweden’s Bad Taste Records, Imperial records from Japan and Maple Music in Canada (a subsidiary of Universal Music). This was the first time we as musicians had to deal with the importance of releasing our first, real album and how to work with people […]

#186 “Three Chords… One Capo” 15 years later Part 1

It was 15 years ago when my band Four Square started recording this album Three Chords… One capo in a rehearsal space in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. My studio was known for recording on location and getting pretty good results. This album was a scary project because it was what I thought to be the real […]

#185 Michael Barclay | Author

Michael Barclay is the author of the book “The Never-Ending Present: the Story of Gord Downie and the Tragically Hip”. The Book is stories told by friends and peers that encompasses what it means to be Canadian and how different we really are from the rest of the world. The book was released in April […]

#184 Paul Delong | Drummer, Author, Educator

Paul Delong has been playing drums in bands for over 40 years and has played with some pretty amazing people and bands. Paul played drums on three Kim Mitchell Albums but also has played in many other disciplines like funk, jazz and blues. Not a lot of people can say they’ve played in bands to […]

#183 Tom Anselmi of “Slow”

Tom Anselmi is the lead singer of the Eighties punk rock band “Slow”. The Band released a few albums before their break up. one of those releases is the EP “Against the Glass” for which Chart Magazine credits it to be #17 of beast Canadian Albums of all time. After breaking up in 1987 Tom […]