E012 - Malin Johnson (The Dupe Shop)

This week our guest is Malin Johnson -- Audio Engineer and Store Manager of Canada's first retail shop dedicated solely to audio cassettes, The Dupe Shop based in downtown Toronto. We'll talk about the recent resurgence of cassettes, Cassette Store Day and his unpopular but unwavering appreciation of the band, Nickelback.

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E011 - TV Sets (Indie Pop Band)

This week our guest is Toronto bedroom dream-pop band, TV Sets. They'll talk about how overhearing each other through their apartment walls led to the band's formation, their new EP Elsewhere, and their unapologetic love for karaoke.

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E010 - Jenny McNamee (Hair Stylist)

This week's guest is Jenny McNamee, a hairstylist at Corrado's Barber Shop. We talked to her about being introduced to music through her parent's vinyl collection, attending her first music festival with her mom, and how the Riot Grrrl feminist punk movement gave her the courage to come out of the closet.

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E009 - Justin Broadbent (Multidisciplinary Artist)

This week our guest is multidisciplinary artist and designer, Justin Broadbent.  We talk to him about directing a series of music videos for Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton, how Midnight Marauders is his go-to soundtrack in the studio, and curating a bat-shit crazy Instagram account.

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E008 - Amerigo Gazaway (DJ / Producer)

This week, our guest is Bay Area DJ / Producer Amerigo Gazaway. We talk to him about discovering hip hop through his brother's box of cassettes, his latest mashup album featuring Common and Stevie Wonder, and his favourite album covers of all time.

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E007 - David Hayman (Supergroup / Music Supercast)

This week our guest is David Hayman, head of Music Supervision and Branding Agency, Supergroup. We'll talk to him about the collection of mixtapes he made throughout his adolescence, how there are no rules for music licensing for music and television, and what makes a great song for a specific scene.

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E005 - Eric Spitznagel (Old Records Never Die)

This week our guest is author and pop-culture journalist Eric Spitznagel. We'll talk to him about his latest music memoir Old Records Never Die, how Questlove inspired his epic quest to recover his old vinyl records, and working with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy on his upcoming memoir.

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E004 - Jena Gogo & Jay Mitchell (Blue Sky Miners)

For this episode our guests are Jena Gogo and Jay Mitchell of Toronto indie folk band, Blue Sky Miners. We'll talk to them about how their serendipitous Victoria run-in led to the birth of the band, working with Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning, and hear Jena's spot-on impression of Britney Spears

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E003 - Rhiannon Archer (Life Records 1&2)

This week our guest is comedian and writer, Rhiannon Archer. We'll talk to her about her one woman show series Life Records, her now-legendary wedding playlist, and how Carly Simon's You're So Vain reminds her of a preschool bully.

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E002 - Michelle Zauner (Japanese Breakfast)

For this episode we sat down with Michelle Zauner, the front woman for Philadelphia dream-pop band Japanese Breakfast.  

Despite the band's name, Michelle is actually of Korean-American descent. Her brilliant debut album Psychopomp largely dealt with the recent passing of her mother. 

For this episode, we talk to Michelle about how the music of Sufjan Stevens and Mount Eerie helped console her after her mother's death, her new sophomore record, Soft Sounds from Another Planet, and her planned memoir about cooking Korean cuisine.

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