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SONiC BOOM Interviews: the smalls!

Posted on by Brandy

smallsintIt’s been 13 years since Miky & Corb of the smalls hit the stage together – hear them chatting about what it was like to play together again, and whether we’ll be hearing NEW smalls music, by checking out this interview from the SONiC Interview Suite at SONiC BOOM 2014 (or watch a shorter video version HERE)

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SONiC BOOM Interviews: Rise Against

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timintWhy did Edmonton bouncers have Tim from Rise Against and Dallas Green on the floor in a headlock?  Hear the story, and what Tim thinks of your Rise Against tattoo, in this interview from the SONiC 102.9 Interview Suite at SONiC BOOM 2014 (or watch a shorter video version HERE)

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SONiC BOOM Interviews: July Talk!

Posted on by Brandy

jtimgMinutes before our interview with July Talk, Peter & Leah found out that Matt Shultz of Cage the Elephant had been digging their set – needless to say, they were in a pretty good mood!

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SONiC BOOM Interviews: The New Pornographers!

Posted on by Brandy

NewPornosSo what the heck does “Brill Bruisers” – the title of the New Pornographers’ new album, mean?  The band isn’t quite clear on that themselves.  Check out our chat with Carl Newman and Kathryn Calder in the SONiC 102.9 Interview Suite at SONiC BOOM 2014

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SONiC BOOM Interviews: Mounties!

Posted on by Brandy

mounties boomWhen you’re chatting with Hawksley, Steve, Ryan and Parker of Mounties, you never know which way the conversation may turn, and their interview in the SONiC Interview Suite at SONiC BOOM was no different.  Disclaimer: Most of what you are about to hear is NOT true.

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The Black Keys Call SONiC

Posted on by Layne Mitchell

Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney called to chat about the new album, the upcoming show at Rexall Place and oddly enough, IKE TURNER. Stream the interview here:

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A SONiC Session With Broken Bells

Posted on by Layne Mitchell

Alterative supergroup Broken Bells joined us for an exclusive live-to-digital performance before their sold out show at the Winspear Center. James Mercer talks about the future of the Shins and 5-time Grammy-award-winner Danger Mouse AKA Brian Burton. Stream the session here or catch it in the next Layne Mitchell Show Podcast.

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Rows of Tarps and Tents

Posted on by Rick Lee

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Interview with Dan Mangan at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival

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:20 – Folk Festival options
1:22 – treadmill in his hotel room
1:47 – SONiC Boom 2013
2:16 – 2013 a pivotal year
3:02 – 2014 an exciting year
3:35 – the new album
3:50 – fatherhood
5:02 – the movie he scored
5:42 – Blacksmith the band
6:25 – scoring a video game
6:43 – starting a music label
7:04 – what happens after two years off
7:27 – dragonfly attacking him
7:44 – Vance Joy
8:16 – workshops at the Folk Festival
9:12 – tour
9:25 – thoughts on the Folk Festival

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A SONiC Session with The Arkells

Posted on by Layne Mitchell

Juno award winning Hamilton, Ontario band, The Arkells stopped by SONiC Booster Juice Listener Lounge to share some new SONiC Music from their forthcoming High Noon album. Stream the session here or catch it in the next Layne Mitchell Show Podcast.

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Big Data Calls SONiC

Posted on by Layne Mitchell

Tech geek, Harvard grad and Big Data mastermind, Alan Wilkis calls to share his passion for parlaying paranoia and conspiracy theories into sick indie-pop jams with fattest snares imaginable. That’s right SONiC Girls; he’s the whole package.

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