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Big Voices Podcast
52 minutes | Dec 8, 2015
This week's guest is our very own host, Kat Langdon! Our guest host Laurel Tubman steps in to turn the tables and ask Kat about her journey as a vocalist, her most memorable performances and what led her to create Big Voices. Stay subscribed on iTunes for updates on Season 3 – coming Spring 2016! Follow the show on Twitter: @BigVoicesPod and like Big Voices on FacebookWatch our latest YouTube video - Who is the greatest diva of all time? Support the show on Patreon.
49 minutes | Dec 1, 2015
Sparx is Canada's premiere female beatboxer and a force on the global beatbox scene. In her first international competition she came in second, representing Canada and clearing space for more women in beatboxing. Sparx and Kat sit down in Kat's living room to chat about discipline, practice technique, vocal health and the importance of building a community. They also get right into technique and the foundations of beatbox - so get ready to try it for yourself! Follow the show on Twitter: @BigVoicesPod and like Big Voices on Facebook Follow Sparx on Twitter: @sparxBBX and Facebook Watch our latest YouTube video - Who is the greatest diva of all time? Music in this episode: 1. Sparx - Canada - 4th Beatbox Battle World Championship (YouTube - BEATBOX BATTLE) 2. Sparx vx Bellatrix - 1/2 Final - 4th Beatbox Battle World Championship (YouTube - BEATBOX BATTLE)
44 minutes | Nov 24, 2015
Vocal Nerdery 2
We're back with a listener favourite from last season - Vocal Nerdery! Kat and her co-host, Laurel Tubman, review their favourite vocal/artist/music things of late, holiday songs and then - the ultimate showdown - we determine (through a very stress-inducing tournament bracket) the greatest diva of all time! The tournament can also be watched in video format on our new YouTube channel! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=es8TCAN1hvs Follow the show on Facebook and Twitter. Favourite Things show notes: The Artist's Way Every Day: A Year of Creative Living The Artist's Way Purpose (Deluxe) - Justin Bieber Switched on Pop (podcast) Oh Thou that Tellest Good Tidings to Zion - Take 6 and Stevie Wonder Thanks to the contributions from our Patreon supporters this season, we've fast-tracked the creation of our own YouTube channel and will start to post more complementary content between seasons and alongside Season 3.
42 minutes | Nov 17, 2015
Leah and Kat talk about the Canadian country music scene, vocal technique (that mix tho) and yodelling! Leah's new album, What It Feels Like, is available on iTunes now. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon (pledge $1 an episode!). Follow Big Voices on Twitter: @bigvoicespod Big Voices Podcast on Facebook Remember to subscribe on iTunes! Music in this episode: 1. Take Me Outta the City - Leah Daniels (What It Feels Like) 2. Go Back - Leah Daniels (What It Feels Like) 3. Dream Without You (Acoustic Version) - Leah Daniels (What It Feels Like) Big Voices is a Lady Be Good production.
48 minutes | Nov 10, 2015
Kiley Dean is currently on tour singing backup in Madonna's Rebel Heart Tour. Kiley has had everything a singer wants: a major record label deal, creating a full album with Timbaland and touring the world with Britney Spears at age 16. She's also experience devastating setbacks. Kiley and Kat sit down in Toronto to discuss her upcoming EP, overcoming adversity and criticism and taking over the music world. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. 1. Lockdown - Kiley Dean 2. Scream - Kiley Dean Big Voices is a Lady Be Good production.
46 minutes | Nov 3, 2015
Did you know Canadians are currently taking over the world? Ok, maybe just the music charts. Well, it isn't the first time. Andrea Warner is the author of We Oughta Know: How Four Women Ruled the '90s and changed Canadian music. Kat and Andrea chat about Alanis Morisette, Celine Dion, Shania Twain and Sarah McLachlan and their lasting impact on the music industry. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. Big Voices is a Lady Be Good production.
47 minutes | Oct 27, 2015
The world's first GLOBAL a cappella group chat about how they formed, how they arrange from different corners of the globe and what it was like to actually meet in person for the first time! From their website, "Nothing says 'harmony' like coming together across international borders." Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. Click here to subscribe to ACCENT on YouTube! Music from this episode: 1. Sugar - ACCENT (Maroon 5 cover) 2. Rude - ACCENT (Magic! cover) 3. Friends Theme Song - ACCENT Buy ACCENT's album, "Here We Are" on iTunes! Big Voices is a Lady Be Good production.
32 minutes | Oct 20, 2015
This episode was a whirlwind! Keisha and Kat meet up the day of Nicki Minaj's Toronto show to chat about life on the road with Nicki, recording her own album and how she has THAT voice. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. Music in this episode: Cold Breeze - Keisha Renee Somebody To Love Me - Keisha Renee You can follow Keisha Online on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. As always, special thanks to SpecialBreh for the podcast intro and Steph at Editaud.io for producing this season of Big Voices!
50 minutes | Oct 13, 2015
Alex, Lizzy and Maggie sit down with Kat to chat about going from a hometown band to being #1 in Japan. They also discuss what it's like to be women (and mothers) in the music industry and the strength it's given them to hit their stride as a team. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. Music in this episode: 1. Over Me (unreleased) - The Spandettes 2. Dig Deeper - The Spandettes 3. Sweet and Saccharine (Acoustic Live Version) - The Spandettes As always, special thanks to SpecialBreh for the podcast intro and Steph at Editaud.io for co-producing this season of Big Voices! Big Voices is a Lady Be Good production.
42 minutes | Oct 6, 2015
Barbra Lica is probably the only jazz vocalist who almost became a human biologist. Barbra and Kat talk about her constant pursuit of knowledge, how she learned to arrange standards and their bitter rivalry (go Hawks!) Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. As always, special thanks to SpecialBreh for the podcast intro and Steph at Editaud.io for producing this season of Big Voices! Visit our new shop! Music in today's episode: 1. You're Gonna Miss Me (feat. Barbra Lica & Richard Ring) - Album: Songs, Joe Sealy and Paul Novotny 2. Star Up - Album: Star Up - Single, Barbra Lica 3. The Food Song - Album, Kissing You, Barbra Lica Big Voices is a Lady Be Good production.
42 minutes | Sep 29, 2015
Kina Grannis has over 1 million subscribers on YouTube (what!). She talks about the moment she knew she had to be a singer, how to craft a good cover and the importance (and how-to) of keeping honest onstage. Kina and Kat also discuss how her voice impacts her songwriting process and her biggest success so far. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. As always, special thanks to SpecialBreh for the podcast intro and Steph at Editaud.io for producing this season of Big Voices! Music from today's episode: 1. The Fire - Kina Grannis (Elements) 2. Dear River - Kina Grannis (Elements) 3. My Dear - Kina Grannis (Elements)
46 minutes | Sep 22, 2015
Crissy Collins (Beyonce, Tyler Perry) and Kat talk about the art and business of being a singer, singing on the world's biggest stages (Glastonbury, The Superbowl) and of course, what it's like to work with the Queen, Beyonce. They also talk about Crissy's upcoming workshops and what it takes to keep your head (and voice) in shape in the entertainment industry. Join our crowdfunding campaign on Patreon and pledge $1 (or more) an episode. Follow @bigvoicespod on Twitter and Facebook. Music featured in today's episode: 1. Round and Round - Crissy Collins 2. Hold On - Crissy Collins 3. Beyonce Live at Glastonbury (2011)
3 minutes | Jun 24, 2015
Season one wrap-up!
Sorry for the delay folks! But I'm finally back with an update on season two cause WHOA is it going to be great.
49 minutes | May 19, 2015
Calling all vocal nerds! Kat invites her bestie and fellow singer, Laurel Tubman on the show to chat about Mariah Carey's 'Infinity' and cancelling shows (already?), American Idol getting cancelled, our absurd excitement over Pitch Perfect 2 and then we fall down a YouTube wormhole. Thanks to Panago Pizza for feeding us during this episode!
70 minutes | May 12, 2015
Chris and Steve from The Naked Vocalist
Everyone is clothed, promise. It was a treat to chat with Steve and Chris from the hit podcast, The Naked Vocalist (available on iTunes!). We talk vocal technique, the life of a hired-gun and our mutual love for Jessie J (preach).
62 minutes | May 5, 2015
Erica Black and Cody Scott Lancaster
I sat down in my kitchen with Erica and we Skyped Cody in for a chat about life on Broadway, earning success early in your career, building relationships (and friendships) in theatre and the movie-like moments that changed both of their lives. Voices don't get much bigger than Erica Black. Following her Dora-award nominated performance as Scaramouche in the original Canadian company of We Will Rock You, she starred as Mary Maguire in the world premier of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Boys in the Photograph and Lucy in You're A Good Man Charlie Brown (Stratford). Other credits include The Wedding Singer (Stage West), Songs for a New World (Angelwalk) and Penny Pingleton in Hairspray (Charlottetown). Starting June 16, you can catch Erica in Kinky Boots at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto! Cody recently wrapped his role of Franz in Rock of Ages on Broadway. His previous credits include Rock of Ages (original Toronto company), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Boys in the Photograph, Richard in A New Brain, Joseph in Joseph…Dreamcoat and Billy in Cedar Fair’s Twistin’ to the ’60s. You can follow Erica and Cody on Instagram: @wildthingvintage (Erica) and @codyscottlancaster. You can also find Erica's vintage shop, Wildthing Vintage on Etsy!
48 minutes | Apr 28, 2015
Elise and I hang out in my kitchen and talk about her earliest influences (what up Paula Abdul), the true struggle of alto's everywhere and what it's like listening back to her first album. Elise is in the middle of writing and recording her follow-up to her self-titled debut EP which featured the the 2012 summer hit, No Good Woman. We talk about finding a focus for the new album and which singer's are giving her inspiration through the process. This summer you can catch her performing in Toronto on the last Saturday of every month at the Poetry Jazz Cafe. Music featured in today's show (links to buy in iTunes):Opening: Red Hot Fire by Elise LeGrow 1. Love and War by Elise Le Grow 2. Fade Out Lines by The Avener feat. Pheobe Killdear 2. No Good Woman by Elise Le Grow Closing: Weed & Wine by Elise LeGrow You can find Elise online on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.
52 minutes | Apr 21, 2015
What what! This is a fun one. Andria Simone has been compared to Janis Joplin and Etta James - big names, but she delivers. I sat down to talk with Andria the day after her release party for her latest album, Evolve. We talk about her early start at singing, her distinctive sound and the process of making this record. I promise when you hear Andria's voice you won't soon forget it. Music featured in today's show (links to buy in iTunes): Opening: Crazy Lady by Andria Simone 1. Holdin' On by Andria Simone 2. Beautiful Life by Andria Simone 3. Nothin' Comes Easy by Andria Simone Closing: Love Me by Andria Simone
38 minutes | Apr 7, 2015
Dana Jean Phoenix
It's our second episode! Dana and I chat about her varied career thus far and why she's starting to pick a lane and pursue her own sound. Tracks featured in this show: Intro Music: Bright Lights by God Made Me Funky (Vive LeNuFunk, 2012) 1. Sumbody Else by Dana Jean Phoenix (Drrty Shooz, 2014) 2. Starships Acapella Multitrack (Phoenix Rox the Vox Vol. 1) 3. Summer Love by God Made Me Funky (Vive LeNuFunk, 2012) 4. Audio from "Feliz Navidad" Festive Diva Mashup 5. Funky Fly N'Free by God Made Me Funky (Funky Fly N'Free, 2015) You can find Dana at @DanaJeanPhoenix on Twitter and Instagram and on her website at www.danajphoenix.com.
2 minutes | Apr 1, 2015
Just a shoutout to my homies: YOU! And a little more info on the podcast and what you can expect this season.
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