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Inside the Junos

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We pull back the curtain on Canada's premiere music awards show and go deeper into the top winning songs with a Canadian master musician.

We pull back the curtain on Canada's premiere music awards show and go deeper into the top winning songs with a Canadian master musician.

Location:

Canada

Description:

We pull back the curtain on Canada's premiere music awards show and go deeper into the top winning songs with a Canadian master musician.

Language:

English


Episodes

S2 E1 Chilly Gonzales: Songs In The Key Of Eh - Can't Feel My Face

3/11/2019
'Can't Feel My Face' earned The Weeknd Single Of The Year in the 2016 JUNO Awards. Chilly offers an explanation for the infectious rhythm in the melody by saying, "We all know that The Weeknd loves Michael Jackson and perhaps he got the syncopated influence from Thriller"

Duration:00:05:08

S2 E2 Chilly Gonzales: Songs In The Key Of Eh - Never Surrender

3/11/2019
Corey Hart won Single Of The Year for 'Never Surrender' in 1985. Chilly Gonzales explains that "The human ear associates a falling melody with submissiveness" So what gives this song its defiant strength? Find out.

Duration:00:04:55

S2 E3 Chilly Gonzales: Songs In The Key Of Eh - You Oughta Know

3/11/2019
Alanis Morissette burst on the scene with 'Jagged Little Pill' and shook up the music world. Her magic says Chilly is, "that strange yodel, that weird break in her voice that makes the vocal performance so raw and so real."

Duration:00:05:35

S2 E4 Chilly Gonzales: Songs In The Key Of Eh - Crabbuckit

3/11/2019
In 2005 , 'Crabbuckit' was on every radio. And Gonzales points out that it uses, "a chord progression associated with some of the saddest songs in the world."

Duration:00:04:48

S2 E5 Chilly Gonzales: Songs In The Key Of Eh - 1-2-3-4

3/11/2019
In this podcast, Chilly asks, "How is it possible that it still seems like music to us when it's someone counting to four in monotone?" The secret is in the bass.

Duration:00:05:03

S2 E6 Chilly Gonzales: Songs In The Key Of Eh - There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back

3/11/2019
Shawn Mendes won Single Of The Year in 2018, and Gonzales notes the EDM sound but Mendes also has, "the feeling of hearing a person, a true singer-songwriter."

Duration:00:04:05

S2 Trailer: Chilly Gonzales 'Songs In The Key Of Eh'

3/10/2019
We asked Canadian master musician, Chilly Gonzales to sit down at the piano and deconstruct six of Canada's best known, Juno-winning songs. And the result? You'll hear these Canuck classics in a whole new way.

Duration:00:01:59

The Wedding Dress

3/20/2018
In 1984, classical guitarist Liona Boyd got to take something home along with her JUNO. This is the story of how a dress made for the JUNOS found a whole new life.

Duration:00:08:05

Trivia with Battle Of Santiago

3/13/2018
Magdelys Sauvigne and Lyle Crilly are members of the band Battle Of Santiago. They're nominees in the World Music Album Of The Year category. As first-time nominees, we wanted to prepare them for their inaugural trip to the JUNO Awards with lots of fun facts and trivia about the JUNOS. Play along!

Duration:00:14:06

Top 5 JUNO Acceptance Speeches

3/6/2018
At one time or another, we’ve all looked into a mirror and given a mock acceptance speech. Of the thousands given at the JUNOS, there are five that stand out. Hear them now!

Duration:00:15:27

How The JUNOS Got Its Name

2/27/2018
Some say the Roman Goddess Juno is the inspiration for Canada’s premier music award show. Others cite a less romantic origin...a politician. Hear the real story.

Duration:00:13:47

Go Ahead, Make Me Laugh

2/20/2018
The opening monologue of the JUNOS needs to hook you to watch the whole show. Meet the husband and wife team who have written 70 award shows in their careers. They critique some of the best JUNO openers and reveal their trade secrets.

Duration:00:16:40

The JUNO Snub

2/13/2018
It was unexpected. A group of young Vancouver rappers tuned down a JUNO. This is the story of Rascalz, and how they started a conversation about the role of urban music at the JUNOS.

Duration:00:14:11

Where is Paul Anka ?

2/5/2018
Do Canadians like music as much as they like hockey? This was the question in 1975, when the JUNO Awards first went to air for its first televised broadcast. No one knew. The CBC was willing to give it a try, but asked the producer one thing...to land the biggest Canadian star in the world to host. This is the story of how Canada's biggest draw in Las Vegas came to host the first JUNOS, along with great moments from that show from the CBC archives.

Duration:00:16:14

Trailer

2/2/2018
Get a glimpse of the series that pulls back the curtain on Canada’s premiere music award show with lively stories and backstage moments from the people that were there.

Duration:00:01:43