Greg Nisbet is the founder of MEDIAZOIC, Canada’s artist-friendly music & technology company. Their flagship solution, RadioMogul, is a unique custom radio solution that allows businesses to connect with their customers within a fully-customized music and audio broadcasting space.
Greg is also the founder and partner in The Hogtown Hang, a recurring one-day hangout for extraordinary musicians, in one of Toronto’s coolest studios.
Born and raised in Toronto, country artist Owen Barney has been playing guitar since he was just seven years old, influenced by country heavy-hitters Eric Church, Dean Brody, and Jason Aldean. He has played shows around Toronto from the age of 14, and has spent the last few years honing his skills as a performer.
Welcome To The Music presents U.N. Jefferson in a unique intimate and interactive event.
Ajay Massey and Justin Abedin sat down for an intimate conversation with Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji before performing an interactive concert at Radical Road Brewery.
U.N Jefferson is a 9 piece Modern Soul band from Toronto known for their highly energetic and entertaining live shows. One of Canada’s hottest live acts!
Karim sits down to have a chat with Adam Weitner of AstroLab Studios, Toronto’s first on-demand video & audio content studio.
AstroLab Studios helps businesses and artists produce commercials, web videos, PSAs, music videos, and just about any video narrative cost-effectively by offering video sound stages, video equipment and post video facilities by the hour.
Weitner is also the Manager of Producer and DJ, Saad Ayub.
Rheostatics front man and West End Phoenix editor and founder, Dave Bidini joins Karim and Gregg to discuss;
Dave’s memories of Neil Peart Neil telling Dave about how much he liked Rheostatics and whether Dave had ever heard of them before Life as a member of this Rheostatics West End Phoenix the independent newspaper Dave’s love of writing since he was a kid The music Dave has been listening to lately and what’s influencing what he’s working on now
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Greg Nisbet joins Karim Kanji by Skype to discuss the passing of Neil Peart and his legacy.
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With the release of his first solo album as Orphan George, Steve Davis joins Gregg Tilston and Karim Kanji to discuss his musical journey. Steve, Karim, and Gregg discuss;
The making of the Orphan George album The history of Before the flood Steve’s various bands throughout his career The impact of learning to play jazz guitar on Steve as a musician And the great beer (and diet Coke) they serve at Radical Road Brewery
This episode was recorded live at Radical Road Brewery in the heart of Leslieville.
Joe Cash, Scarborough native, musician, singer-songwriter, and videographer for King of the Dot, joins
Karim Kanji and Gregg Tilston for episode two of Welcome To The Music.
Joe, Gregg, and Karim discuss a number of topics including;
Scarborough, Scarborough, and more Scarborough Joe Cash’s musical career, including his latest single and video Scarborough Girl Experiences during high school (including Welcome To The Musics’s first guest, Josie Dye’s sister Allison as his music teacher) Going to school with The Weeknd Joe’s passion that led him to attend Film School in Toronto Filming some of his favourite bands’ concerts Shooting his own music videos His videography work with King of the Dot (KOTD), live rap battle events with more than 800,000 subscribers on YouTube Hanging out with Drake Online broadcasting via streaming for events like KOTD and Battle At The Barracks And ‘his boys’ (aka his guinea pigs – see below!)
A very special thanks our Joe Cash episode’s sponsor
Born On A Friday.
Karim Kanji and Gregg Tilston welcome
Josie Dye of Indie88 for the launch of WelcomeToTheMusic.com. This special episode was recorded live from Radical Road Brewing Co. and during those in attendance raised money for Socks 4 Souls Canada.
Josie, Gregg, and Karim discuss a number of topics including;
Josie Dye’s career at Indie88 and previously with 102.1 The Edge and Corus Entertainment Her family including her two sons and husband Joel, owner of Dine Alone Records Gregg and Josie share their childhood memories of being the musical The Music Man (not the same production) The importance of getting the flu shot (and Gregg’s fear of needles) Josies’ various interview with musicians over the years Gregg and Josie’s distain for Billy Corgan, but they love his music Of course some good memories of Bookie and Martin Streak Josie’s National Anthem experience, and subsequent licensing revenue! The Gallagher brothers Josie Dye’s trip to Nunavut And lastly a little politics and religion thrown in for good measure
Thank you to everyone who joined us and an even bigger thank you for helping us raise $800 for Sock 4 Souls Canada!