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Desert Tiger Podcast
40 minutes | 2 days ago
Astrid Tanton on her latest single 'Comfort', the dance routine she filmed for it, and the decision to self publish her music!
Singer Songwriter Astrid Tanton joins the DTP to take us behind the music of her latest single 'Comfort', which is the first track from her upcoming debut EP 'From My Eyes'. We also discuss the music video and dance routine Astrid released for ‘Comfort’, Astrid’s 2019 debut single ‘Love It All’, and her decision to self publish her music! All this and more as we get comfy putting our paws in the sand, with Astrid Tanton!
82 minutes | 6 days ago
Melleefresh on her new album 'Invincible', what inspired it's positive message, and the best way to test new music!
Canada's Queen of the dance floor Melleefresh joins the DTP to take us behind her new album 'Invincible'! 'Invincible' sees the house music icon and head of Play Records take a change of pace from her signature mischief to spread some positive vibes and cheer! We discuss what influenced this change of direction, some of the remixes done by Play Records heavy hitters, and the best way to test a new track! All this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Melleefresh!
54 minutes | 9 days ago
Songwriter Dani Strong in her new album 'Undefined', how having a song stolen drove her forward, and balancing being a parent and a musician!
Country Songwriter Dani Strong Joins THE DTP to take us behind the music of her new album Undefined! Undefined is Dani's sophomore album and it saw her return to the studio with Juno award winning producer Dan Brodbeck, who also helped her craft her debut album Time To Breathe. Dani also talks about how having one of her songs stolen drove her forward, balancing motherhood and being a business owner with being a career musician, and her track 'Not Right Now' which was nominated for multiple awards and was featured in ‘Hometown Holiday’! All this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Dani Strong!
41 minutes | 13 days ago
Tennyson King on his post apocalyptic track 'Garden Of Truth', how his travels inspired 'Wild Rose', and advice for van living!
Singer Songwriter Tennyson King joins the DTP to talk 'Garden Of Truth', his new positive vibed post apocalyptic single! Tennyson King also takes some time to talk about how experiences from his worldwide travels inspired his track 'Wild Rose', and even gives some advice for those who might want to try the van living lifestyle! All this and more, as we put our paws in the garden, with Tennyson King!
39 minutes | 16 days ago
Jordyn Pollard on her latest single 'Back To Us' and its dreamy music video, her debut EP 'Good On Me', and how theatre helped her grow as an artist!
Country singer songwriter Jordyn Pollard has been building quite a bit of momentum with her debut EP and tracks like ‘Back To Us’ which she joins the DTP to discuss today! ‘Back To Us’ was recently selected as a Stingray Music Trending Track, the first song to ever receive the honour, and we dive into what this opportunity means to Jordyn, as well as what it was like to craft the dream-like music video that captures the song. We also dive into Jordyn’s growth as a singer songwriter, the crafting process of her EP ‘Good On Me’, the country music community in Saskatchewan, and some of her experiences in the theatre world! All of this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Jordyn Pollard!
46 minutes | 20 days ago
Murray Atkinson on his instrumental rock EP Mubla Tubed, his ambient orchestral EP Aetherium Divine, and video game music!
Known for his role as guitarist for Canadian rock group The Odds, Murray Atkinson is a creative force with an eclectic vision, and he joins DTP to take us behind the music of his instrumental guitar rock album ‘Mubla Tubed’, as well as his ambient orchestral album ‘Aetherium Divine’! We also dive into Murray’s work with video game music, the importance of serving the song, and much more in this episode of Desert Tiger!
42 minutes | 23 days ago
Emily of Bad Buddy on the bands debut self titled album, transistioning from the folk world into this new sound, and the Bad Buddy video game!!
Emily Bachynski of Bad Buddy joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to take us behind the music of Bad Buddy and their self titled debut album! Bad Buddy is a punk group born out of the passions and frustrations of a few former folk musicians who felt an uprising in their souls that could only be fueled with hard hitting riffs and lush harmonies, and out of this Bad Buddy was born to shake the foundations around them. We discuss what it was like for Bad Buddy to transition into this new sound and how their live show has grown with it, the recording of their debut album and some of the tracks like ‘Hunters’, and we also dive in to the Bad Buddy video game which can be found on their website! All of this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Emily of Bad Buddy!
40 minutes | a month ago
NIIVA on her debut self titled EP, the music video for 'Love Games', and how her pop punk past still influnces this new path!
Pop / R&B artist NIIVA joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to take us behind the music of her debut self titled EP ‘NIIVA’! We discuss the path that led NIIVA to this point, including the decision to follow the music in her heart after some time in the band scene, what it was like to craft this new sound, and exactly who helped her to bring this vision to our ears! We also take some time to talk about some of the singles that NIIVA released leading up to this moment, like Love Games and its fantastic music video! So get ready to put your paws in the sand with NIIVA as we dive into all of this and more!
33 minutes | a month ago
Author & music critic Martin Popoff on his new book 'Limelight: Rush in The 80's'!
Acclaimed writer & music historian Martin Popoff joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to discuss his new book 'Limelight: Rush In The 80's'! Martin was the writer behind Rush's authorized 2003 biography 'Contents Under Pressure', and a researcher on 2010's documentary 'Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage', and he is now giving us a greater look at the group with 3 new books looking at the history of the band through the words of band members, family members, and partners in music. 'Limelight: Rush In The 80's' is the 2nd part of this new trilogy and it takes us in to a decade that saw the group start writing shorter songs, using more keyboard, and progressing in to the music video age! And that is just a dusting of the cover of what is contained in this conversation, and in 'Limelight'!
39 minutes | a month ago
Ryan Hillier on his latest album 'No Excuses', how Moncton helped shape his career, and returning to the studio after taking time to heal!
Folk Rock artist Ryan Hillier joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to discuss his latest album ‘No Excuses’! After years of success on Canada’s east coast as a solo artist and with East Coast Love Story, Ryan decided to step away from the stage and studio to heal. Months passed and the urge to embrace the mending powers of music began with a new collection. Ryan also takes the time to discuss how Moncton has helped to shape his musical career, working with producer Chris Colepaugh, and his continued relationship with The Divorcess!
54 minutes | a month ago
Raff Pylon on his latest track 'King's Lane', his experience on 'La Voix', and recording with a symphony!
Rising singer songwriter Raff Pylon joins the DTP to talk about his latest single ‘King’s Lane’ featuring Tito Jackson, and how with it he is creating positive change! Not only do we discuss this powerful track, but we also talk to Raff about transitioning to his sound from his rock & roll past, what he learned from being a part of La Voix, and his favourite EA sports NHL songs & soundtracks. All of this and more as we put our paws in the sand with Raff Pylon!
44 minutes | a month ago
Josh Sahunta on his latest single 'Leave Summer Behind', having a song on a Netflix show, and his 2020 EP 'The Worst Year'
R&B artist Josh Sahunta joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to help us say goodbye to Summer 2020 with his single 'Leave Summer Behind'! Josh has been applying his own version of music therapy to the difficulties that 2020 continues to throw, not only with this new single, but also with his latest EP 'The Worst Year'! We also talk about the music video for 'We'll Be Alright', having one of his songs featured in the Netflix show 'The Order', as well as the importance of listening! All this and more, and we put our paws in the sand with Josh Sahunta
42 minutes | a month ago
SNJÜ on his debut single 'Jealousy', reconnecting with his younger self, and the decision to start a solo project
SNJÜ returns to the Desert Tiger Podcast to take us behind the music of his debut solo single 'Jealousy'! You may know SNJÜ as the singer of Dehli 2 Dublin, but this time around the focus has shifted as he embarks on this new solo project. What made SNJÜ decide to pursue this new project? How does it differ from his previous work? What inspired this sultry debut single 'Jealousy'? How has SNJÜ been finding balance in 2020? All of this and more, as we put our paws in the sand with SNJÜ!
44 minutes | a month ago
Legendary producer Chin Injeti on the acoustic version of 'Falling', the art of expression, and the importance of family
Legendary producer and songwriter Chin Injeti has been healing through music for much of his life, and he continues to do so with his single ‘Falling’, and the acoustic version of the song which he joins the DTP to discuss today! Chin also takes the time to discuss his early experiences with music therapy, his musical progression as he learned the art of expression, the impact his parents have had on his career, and passing on his knowledge while helping a new generation of artists. All this and more as Chin discusses life, love, and music as he takes us behind his own releases!
44 minutes | 2 months ago
Taylor McKnight of Via Barcelonia on their new EP 'Wonderland', shooting the video for 'Somebody', and balancing music and university!
Via Barcelonia released their new EP 'Wonderland' today, and we are going behind the music one some of the tracks with percussionist Taylor McKnight! We also talk to Taylor about the road that lead to him meeting band mate Andrew Allen, how the groups sounds has developed from it's world music roots, balancing being a student at a university across the country with his music goals at home, and so much more!
35 minutes | 2 months ago
Mike Robins on his debut single 'Lightning Don't Strike Twice', returning to stage after vocal chord surgery , and what he learned from his previous projects like Autumn Hill
Mike Robins has built quite the reputation as a singer / songwriter with his time in groups like Autumn Hill & East Adelaide, but now it is time for him to shine as a solo artist with his debut single ‘Lightning Don’t Strike Twice’ Mike takes you behind the music of this new single, and we also talk about the decision to go solo, being inspired by some of country music’s greatest guitar pickers, and what it was like to return to the stage after vocal chord surgery! All this and more, in this episode of the Desert Tiger Podcast!
37 minutes | 2 months ago
Safwan Javed of Wide Mouth Mason on the 20th anniversay of the Juno nominated 'Stew', and the classic Blues sound of their latest album 'I Wanna Go With You'!
Wide Mouth Mason brought their storm of blues and funk out of Saskatchewan like a prairie blizzard, and have continued to adapt with the winds that have directed them. In 2000 the group released their highly regarded, Juno nominated album ‘Stew’, which has been the groups funkiest album to date. Safwan Javed of WMM joins the DTP to tell us about ‘Stew’s 20 year anniversary and the road that led to its creation, what Gordie Johnson brought to the table as a producer, and opening for AC/DC. We also discuss the groups 2019 album ‘I Wanna Go With You’ which sees WMM taking on a much more classic blues vibe, so what influenced this decision, how has their stage show changed, and so much more in this episode of the Desert Tiger Podcast.
65 minutes | 2 months ago
R&B / Pop Artist SAAKB on his latest track 'Move Until You're Numb', love & relationships, and 'The First Four'
R&B / Pop Artist SAAKB joins the DTP to take us behind his latest track ‘Move Until You’re Numb’. With his dreamy smooth voice SAAKB drives to inspire & sweep you off to another plane, away from the distractions of the world for a moment so you can focus on what is dear to your heart. Starting from SAAKB’s earliest memories in music from watching pop superstars on MTV and building up through his journey leading up to finally releasing music of his own we take a look at overcoming challenges, relationships and breakups, and growing from defeat as we get deep on this journey through the sand on Desert Tiger.
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Guitar virtuoso Ariel Posen on his new single 'Coming Back', recording in the same studio as his parents, and passing on his knowledge
Guitar virtuoso Ariel Posen stops by the DTP to tell us about his new single ‘Coming Back’! Ariel has been called a ‘modern-day guitar hero’, and we dive into the road that has led him to this point from having the craft passed down from his musician parents. We discuss his time as a session musician, transitioning into his own releases, recording in the same studio that his parents did, and having the opportunity to pass on his knowledge among many other things! So get ready to put your paws in the sand as we journey across the desert with Ariel Posen!
46 minutes | 2 months ago
Vanden Dool on his latest EP 'The View From Here', his love of Halloween, and his time as a community radio DJ
Synth Pop / New Wave artist Vanden Dool joins the Desert Tiger Podcast to talk about his latest EP ‘The View From Here’ which gives us a look at his experiences and growth in the ‘Small Town City’ of Lethbridge. We also discuss how the University in Lethbridge gave him the tools to finally release his art, his formative years as a SoundCloud artist, his time as a community radio DJ, as well as Vanden Dool’s love of Halloween! All this and more in this Tuesday’s episode of Desert Tiger, so spread your paws and place em in the sand as we journey through the sand with Vanden Dool!
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