Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji welcome Alan Cross to the show as our first guest of season three of Welcome To The Music.
Alan Cross is a Canadian radio broadcaster and a writer on music. Based in Toronto, Ontario, he is best known nationally and internationally as host of the syndicated radio series The Ongoing History of New Music. In this episode, hosts Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji discuss the following topics with Alan Cross:
- – the 1969 Toronto Rock Revival (also known as the Forgotten Festival)
- – the Win Butler/Sexual Misconduct story
- – Nickelback and music snobs
- – why Radio will never go away and why it continues to be strong
- – Alan’s favourite Lost Venues
- – how Alan even got started in this whole music historian business