Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig called the show to talk about Modern Vampires of the City, tour plans for the coming year and the band’s evolution for album number 3.
Archive for Interviews
Interview Session with Hollerado in the Booster Juice Listener Lounge.
Hollerado came by SONiC to talk about their new album White Paint, guerilla marketing and touring with 2 of the biggest Canada’s biggest rock bands.
Billy Talent came by our tastefully-appointed SONiC studio to talk Junos, the current state of rock, pre-rockstar jobs and more.
Before their show at the Shaw Conference Center on Sunday, Tegan and Sara stopped by Edmonton’s majestic used hubcap district for for some friendly conversation and acoustic modern-rocky delight.
Its no secret…Sonic boys and girls are in love with USS. Those 2 boys from
Toronto have played around a dozen shows in Edmonton over the last 5 years, and each one is bigger, louder, and more intense than the last. We even took them on vacation with us to Mexico last fall. Infact, the connection between the band and this city is so strong, HUMAN KEBAB from USS has now joined the payroll at Sonic.
HUMAN KEBAB (also known as Jay) is set to begin hosting a weekly mix show on Sonic…we call it SubSONiC. It will air Friday and Saturday nights at 11pm. Its like a party before the party. He will be mixing and mashing the biggest and best songs in Modern Rock.
HUMAN KEBAB called us up, to talk about SubSONiC ahead of its debut THIS FRIDAY at 11pm.
He also gives us the scoop the new music they are working on, and when they may return to Edmonton…
Here is a little taste of what SubSONiC will sound like…
Black on Blond came out last week featuring collabs from DFA’s Sebastian Grainger, Emily Haines, Sam Roberts and even a man known for wearing Sunglasses at Night… really. Plus, find out why Star Wars fans are freaking out about the unlikely location the album was recorded.
Tegan Quin joined us on the phone to talk about the band’s new Heartthrob album, their upcoming show and how she likes to make odd faces while talking on the phone (okay, maybe not that last part).
‘Think of a witty koala bear and that’s how you pronounce my last name’ – Ben Kowalewicz talked with SONiC 1029 about the following: