Canadian Musician Podcast

Michael Raine, the editor of Canadian Musician Magazine, brings you in-depth conversations & insider information on timely topics from around the music industry. Listen and subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Pocket Casts & more. For more information contact us at:

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 644 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 24 days 5 hours 23 minutes


Can There Be Justice at Spotify?

Damon Krukowski & Salin Cheewapansri from the Union of Musicians & Allied Workers discuss the group's 'Justice at Spotify' campaign, plus the economics and ethics of the streaming business model.



Why USS Is Quitting While They're On Top

Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker's (aka USS) Ashley Buchholz and Jason Parsons Join Mike for an open and earnest (and sometimes comical) conversation about why they're breaking up, their last album, and how they've grown as artists and people.



Julian Taylor’s Long, Tough Journey to ‘The Ridge’

Two decades into his career, Julian Taylor's star is on the rise because of his masterful album, 'The Ridge.' It may have been the perfect album for these times, but a lot of anguish went into writing it.



The North Sound’s Forrest Eaglespeaker on Songwriting, Sobriety & More

For this last episode of 2020, Mike is joined by Forrest Eaglespeaker, the leader of Saskatchewan-based roots-rock duo The North Sound. They recently released their sophomore record, ‘As the Stars Explode,’ a deeply personal album that straddles two eras in Forrest’s life. Some of the songs were written while Eaglespeaker was in the chaos of alcohol addiction, while some in the more grounded and “new” life of sobriety...



What’s Happened to Canada’s Indie Music Sector & How Can It Recover?

CIMA Pres. Stuart Johnston dissects a new report on COVID-19's impact on indie artists & labels


 2020-12-23  54m

How Melissa Lamm Funds Her Music with Twitch + Blind Singer-Producer Mattmac

Pop singer-songwriter Melissa Lamm how she funds her music career by performing on Twitch, plus Mattmac explains how he make his melodic pop-trap beats without eyesight


 2020-12-16  43m

Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar, Plus COVID-Safe Concerts with Hotels Live Canada

Samantha Martin on songwriting, performing & more, and then Rob Cyrynowski on his unique & COVID-safe concert format


 2020-12-09  1h14m

The Life & Legacy of Rush

Author & critic Martin Popoff on the career of the Canadian prog-rock icons


 2020-12-02  45m

Innovative Approaches to Touring & Financing Your Music

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald on how he toured through the pandemic & Sound Royalties founder and CEO Alex Heiche on music royalties, licensing, and specialty finance for music artists.


 2020-11-25  54m

The Story of 'Studio Monk': How Junia-T Almost Quit Music & Instead Made a Masterpiece

Junia-T’s story seems almost too perfect. After a decade of promising highs and frustrating lows, he was in a rut and feeling pressure to quit the music industry. At that moment he found himself in a life-changing creative environment and emerged two years later with Studio Monk, an album that sounds, simultaneously, so original and classic that he’s being showered in critical adoration and artistic admiration, including being shortlisted for the 2020 Polaris Music Prize...


 2020-11-18  40m