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Thursday October 24th, 2019 with Joe Reilly
Interviews with Bon Villan and Merganzer's Mika Posen

Two interviews on the show today. And we played a track by Titus Andronicus as the band will be playing at the 27 Club on Monday, October 28th. We open with Toronto's Bon Villan. We talk to Julian Powell about the group's electronic pop/dance sounds and the latest single Wind Up. Julian reveals how the three members of Bon Villan come together to create new songs in the studio and then how they recreate those sounds in the live setting. He talks about making sure the band has a really vibrant live sound and how they push out that bottom end but want to ensure you can hear the lyrics as well. See how they pull it all off at Live on Elgin on Friday, October 25. Next up we talk to Ottawa's Mika Posen. She is a multi-instrumentalist who creates beautiful instrumental music under the name of Merganzer. She has just released a new album of haunting, beautiful, textured soundscapes called Montage and will be presenting her music live at Club SAW on Friday, October 25th. Although some of her music has a cinematic feel to it, Mika reveals that she does not think visually when creating her music - it's all about the melodies for her. She also talks about how she produced the new album playing and recording much of the music herself and how she will bring it to life at Club SAW this weekend. This is a very special album that you must check out. It has a beautiful, autumnal feel to it.... perfect for the season we are heading into. Get out and see some live music this week and be sure to PURCHASE music from artists that you love (downloads, CDs, vinyl, whatever) so that they can earn a living and continue to make great music for us to enjoy.
Blind (CRi Remix)
Jean Michel Blais - Dans Ma Main (Remixes) - Arts and Crafts Canadian New
(I Blame) Society
Titus Andronicus - An Obelisk - Merge
Wind Up
Bon Villan - Single - Indie Canadian New
All The Way
Bon Villan - Single - Indie Canadian
Merganzer - Montage - So Sorry Records Canadian New
By the Millimetre
Merganzer - Montage - So Sorry Records Canadian New
Cloud Cover
Merganzer - Montage - So Sorry Records Canadian New
Interactive CKCU