ESSENTIAL ALBUMS


Lisa Leblanc Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Lisa LeBlanc shows off her many musical languages

Nov 8, 2016

The New Brunswick-born trash folk singer/songwriter traces her many musical roots from bluegrass and Cajun music to Motorhead.

bob dylan

Everyone has something to say about Bob Dylan

Oct 13, 2016

It seems like no one can give an interview without talking about the newest Nobel laureate.

Arkells - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Arkells’ Max Kerman on music that stands the test of time

Aug 10, 2016

The Arkells lead singer walks us through the disparate influences on Morning Report and explains why he doesn't care about cool.

Jessy Lanza - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Jessy Lanza on the music that helps her escape

Jul 14, 2016

On the heels of her Polaris Prize nomination for Oh No, we talk through five albums that inspire the Hamilton singer/producer.

Tim Heidecker - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: Tim Heidecker’s 5 favourite singer/songwriter albums from the 1970s

May 19, 2016

The Tim & Eric comedian talks seriously (yes, seriously) about his love of Dylan, Zevon, Joni, and more.

Essential Albums - Rae Spoon

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: 5 albums that made Rae Spoon say “wait, you can do that?”

Feb 24, 2016

The Canadian singer/songwriter talks about records that opened their mind to new possibilities of songwriting and production.

Junior Boys - Essential Albums

ESSENTIAL ALBUMS: 5 Canadian classics hiding under Junior Boys’ Big Black Coat

Feb 11, 2016

Neil Young, Mantler, the N.F.B. — Junior Boys list the experimenters and songwriters they admire most.