In Studio with Bob and Blair
In The Studio Podcast February 21, 201502/20/15
Interviews with the curator of The Art of John Lennon exhibition, on now through March 14th at the Liss Gallery in Yorkville, plus Ringo Starr bandmate Randy Cooke on the Beatle drummer’s chops behind the kit; and Sun Media Music Writer Darryl Sterdan...
In The Studio Podcast February 14, 2015
A feature interview with former Lowest of the Low leader Ron Hawkins; co-writer of the iconic “Tears Are Not Enough” Jim Vallance shares his memories on the 30th anniversary of the all-star Canadian charity single; plus we chime in on Kanye at the...
In The Studio Podcast February 7, 2015
Rock guitar legend Randy Bachman switches gears to a more bluesy rock project called “Heavy Blues” coming in April – he joins us with all the details; plus performer Stephen Stanley (ex-Lowest of the Low) and organizer Karen Pace tell us about the 7th...
In The Studio Podcast January 31, 2015
Great Big Sea leader Alan Doyle has just released his second solo album called “So Let’s Go” – he goes deep with Bob & Blair; plus we discuss the Tom Petty/Sam Smith plagiarism thing.
In The Studio Podcast January 24, 2015
Acclaimed singer-songwriter Ambre McLean splits her time between Guelph and the Chatham-Kent area but she journeyed down the 401 to say hello in advance of a number of appearances; instrumental prog-rock guitarist David Barrett tells us about a new CD...
In The Studio Podcast January 17, 2015
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester tells us about her first new album in a decade with some help from her superstar friends; Toronto’s Gregg Lawless remains the best artist you’ve never heard of; and a big fight brewing over...
In The Studio 2014 Retrospect
Bob Reid and Blair Packham look back at 2014 "In The Studio".
In The Studio Podcast December 20, 2014
Some favourite live-in-studio Christmas song performances, the best in box sets, the saga of the Star Wars Christmas Album plus the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2015.
In The Studio Podcast December 13, 2014
Haven’t got your shopping done yet? Have no fear – we have ideas galore for the music lovers on your list from David Macmillan of True North Records, Eric Alper from E-One Entertainment and Sun Music writer Darryl Sterdan.
In The Studio Podcast December 6, 2014
Gowan joins us to promote his solo band shows in Mississauga (Dec 12) and Huntsville (Dec 13) as well as to catch us up on Styx and go way back to Rhinegold; singer-songwriter Robyn Dell’unto brings a wonderful lineup of peers to the Rivoli Dec 11th;...
In The Studio Podcast November 29, 2014
Celtic fusion act Rant Maggie Rant bring their show “Frost & Fire: A Celtic Christmas Celebration” to Hugh’s Room Dec 4th, London’s Aeolian Hall Dec 5th and Stratford Dec 13th. Founding members Glen Dias and Barry James Payne join us. Also details on...
In The Studio Podcast November 22, 2014
Our legendary pal Andy Kim tells us about his upcoming Christmas Shows in Toronto and Montreal and his coming-soon album produced by Kevin Drew of Broken Social Scene; the repercussions of Taylor Swift vs Spotify; and Toronto needs a music history...
In The Studio Podcast November 15, 2014
Details on new material from classic rock acts (Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan) with Sun Music Critic Darryl Sterdan, Bob & Blair on other Dylan stuff, the Zeppelin reunion offer rumour, and what our hosts have been up to themselves, musically...
In The Studio Podcast November 8, 2014
Juno Nominees and Canadian Folk Award winners Dala; Jen Schaffer & The Shiners; The Ditch Horses; the El Mocambo lives on and Blair Packham is back!
In The Studio Podcast November 1, 2014
A feature interview with Gordon Deppe of the Spoons and the City of Toronto’s new music head honcho Mark Tanner. Todd Miller of www.radiothatdoesntsuck.com guest co-hosts for Blair Packham.
In The Studio Podcast October 25, 2014
Todd Miller of Radio That Doesn’t Suck.com sits in for Blair to discuss Toronto’s new music czar, the return of Fleetwood Mac and Cat Stevens, Paul McCartney and Bonzo, sunglasses and Bono, and WKRP finally gets its music mojo back.
In The Studio Podcast October 18, 2014
Todd Miller from Radio That Doesn’t Suck.com fills in for Blair; Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2015 nominees; Free album downloads; News about The Tragically Hip and Nickelback, and a feature interview with award-winning singer-songwriter Nefe.
In The Studio Podcast October 11, 2014
Paul Revere remembered, the latest on Malcolm Young of AC/DC, Flo & Eddie win big in court, a feature interview with singer-songwriter and psychotherapist Mia Sheard on how she is bringing those vocations together and Blair’s off to produce an album...
In The Studio Podcast October 4, 2014
Max Webster was a Toronto phenomenon in the late 70s/early 80s – but despite being close compadres with fellow rising stars Rush, the Max machine never managed to fully fire on all cylinders. We’ll go deep with Martin Popoff (www.martinpopoff.com),...
In The Studio Podcast September 27, 2014
An exclusive interview with Burton Cummings in advance of his Massey Hall concert recorded on location at his pre-show rehearsal; Ill Scarlett front man Alex Norman on the band’s new self-titled release; notes from the world of music and Blair...
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