In Studio with Bob and Blair
In The Studio Podcast September 13, 201409/12/14
Some terrible news from Spirit of the West about frontman John Mann; Toronto road warrior Angela Saini (coming to the Barebones & Upfront series at Toronto Centre for the Arts); Yukon-based singer-songwriter Drea Nasager and TIFF-debuted films on...
In The Studio Podcast Septemer 6, 2014
The Barebones & Upfront Music Series returns to the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts beginning Sept 11; new releases from Prince and George Harrison, Cee Lo Green Tweets himself unemployed; Reiner Schwartz remembered and a great debut from...
In The Studio August 30, 2014
In The Studio August 30, 2014. Newstalk 1010, Toronto.
In The Studio Podcast August 23, 2014
Music business veteran (A&R Director for WEA Canada, tour and artist manager, now professor at Harris Institute) Bob Roper is featured in conversation at the Songstudio songwriters workshop with stories about Lawrence Gowan, Ronnie Hawkins, Blue Rodeo...
In The Studio Podcast July 26, 2014
Hit songwriter, author and original MuchMusic VJ Christopher Ward guest co-hosts for Blair Packham this week – and it’s timely given the major changes to what was “The Nation’s Music Station.” We’ll talk about that plus the story of Toronto indie band...
In The Studio Podcasat July 19, 2014
Music Canada President Graham Henderson tells us about the shockingly bad situation the Copyright Board of Canada is trying to impose on Canadian music creators for digital streaming use; veteran Toronto singer-songwriter Julian Taylor has a terrific...
In The Studio Podcast July 12, 2014
The Sam The Record Man sign finally gets a new home; Sun Media’s Darryl Sterdan on new releases from AC/DC and Pink Floyd; Britney vs auto-tune, Garth Brooks vs Dublin and we re-visit John Lennon’s first appearance without the Beatles right here in...
In The Studio Podcast July 5, 2014
Blair Packham returns from Ireland with a feature interview with Dublin singer-songwriter John Byrne, many more stories and some new songs; plus NOW Magazine’s Benjamin Boles fills us in on the growing popularity – and some conflicts – about...
In The Studio Podcast June 27, 2014
Christopher Ward guest co-hosts for Blair Packham one last time; guitarist extraordinaire (Crash Kelly, Helix, Nelly Furtado, Lee Aaron, Carole Pope) and author Sean Kelly; Alan Cross on the Science of Rock & Roll (on now at Ontario Science Centre)...
In The Studio Podcast July 27, 2013
A feature interview with Toto founding member David Paich as the band celebrates its 35th anniversary and gets ready to rock Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls on August 24th and 25th; also former Age of Electric frontman and current band-mate of Slash...
In The Studio Podcast June 22 2013
Drummer, solo artist and entertainment lawyer David Steinberg sits in with Bob for the vacationing Blair Packham; singer-songwriter James Clark has a pair of new tracks produced by Moe Berg of Pursuit of Happiness fame – both join us; blues dude Jake...
In The Studio Podcast June 15, 2013
What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than with the father-son musical combination of Prakash and Jordan John? Jordan’s long-awaited debut CD is expected in July – we’ll hear from the multi-instrumentalist and singer (the dude’s even played with...
In The Studio Podcast June 8
Blair Packham is traveling for a while, so our friend Eric Alper, Director of Media and Label Acquisitions for E-One Entertainment Canada (and Canada AM music correspondent) sits in with Bob this week. Guests include Fathead blues man Al Lerman who’s...
In The Studio Podcast June 1, 2013
The Rolling Stones will be rocking the ACC this Thursday night, performing on a stage resembling their iconic lips logo – we’ll meet the man who created that image, Ernie Cefalu. Also, music historian and documentarian Ralph Chapman tells us about his...
In The Studio May 25, 2013
Put one guy from The Jitters together with two guys from Chalk Circle and the 80s are back, baby! Blair sits down with Chris Tait and Brad Hopkins from Chalk Circle who are appearing live at Lee’s Palace on June 7th; Ryan Granville Martin has teamed...
In The Studio 5th Anniversary Special May 18, 2013
It was exactly five years ago that Blair and Bob began hosting a weekly music-focused talk show on NewsTalk 1010, so it’s time to celebrate with some of our favourite moments of the past half-decade. Memories include The Proclaimers, Nick Lowe, Burton...
In The Studio Podcast May 11. 2013
Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea joins us to talk about his solo touring (he’s at Hugh’s Room May 14 & 15), 20 years of Great Big Sea and new projects in the works; singer-songwriter Justin Hines doesn’t let his disability slow him down – his new release...
In The Studio Podcast May 4, 2013
iTunes is 10 years old and new digital services hit the market from HMV Canada and Twitter – E-one Entertainment’s Eric Alper walks us through them; Buble using auto-tune on his new single? Plus Metric in conversation from Canadian Music Week.
In The Studio Podcast April 27, 2013
E-one Entertainment’s Eric Alper gives us a first-hand debrief on last weekend’s Juno Awards and helps us mark the passing of Richie Havens; Reggae foundation man Willi Williams and Toronto’s Jason Wilson tell us about The Toronto Reggae Ska Explosion...
In The Studio Podcast April 20, 2013
One of Canada’s finest guitarists, Luke Doucet happened to be running in the Boston Marathon this past Monday. Fortunately he was unhurt but still obviously affected by the tragedy, and he shares his experience with us. Also, Heart in conversation at...
- Toronto, ON
c/o BLARE! MUSIC 260 Adelaide St E #131 Toronto ON