The Uncoverables Podcast: Ethan Cohn Interview

This week’s episode features a talk with Montreal-based bassist Ethan Cohn, who released his debut record “Plastic Waste” over the summer.  Topics include Einstein’s theory of relativity, Italian rain, and finding cohesion in a mixed bag of influences.  His album release party takes place on October 2nd at Cafe Resonance for those in the area.

Some slight microphone issues at the start my apologies.

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The Uncoverables Podcast: Lauren Lee Interview

This week’s podcast is pulled from another episode of CKUT’s New Shit.  I speak to Lauren Lee about her Space Jazz Trio and their upcoming Montreal show at Cafe Resonance on May 20th.  Topics include songwriting strategies, influences, and some thoughts on the New York and Montreal jazz communities.

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Playlist:

Kara-Lis Coverdale- “Grafts” from Grafts

Lauren Lee Space Jazz Trio- “Voyager” from The Consciousness Test

Jessica Moss- “Entire Populations Pt. 2” from Pools of Light

Erik Hove- “Fractured” from Polygon

 

The Uncoverables Podcast: Jaimie Branch Interview

The week’s episode features an interview with trumpeter Jaimie Branch in which she gives a full rundown of the composition and recording process of her debut album for International Anthem Records.  Out on Friday, Fly or Die emphasizes improvisation over grooves, noise jams, and out in open space–it’s an eclectic listen that should have appeal to music fans of many different backgrounds.

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Playlist:

Erik Hove- “Morse Code” from Polygon

Trio3- “Stick” from Visiting Texture

Jaimie Branch- “Theme Nothing” from Fly or Die

The Uncoverables Podcast: Emmett McCleary Interview/Live Studio Set

Hosted a show live on CKUT with special guest Emmett McCleary to talk about his upcoming album There’s a Better Something which he’s self-releasing on May 12th. Topics include crowds, sadness, and singing quietly.

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Playlist:

Waxahatchee-“Silver” Out in the Storm

Jay Som-“The Bus Song” from Everybody Works

Emmett McCleary-“Honest You” from There’s a Better Something

Vagabon-“The Embers” from Infinite Worlds

Smokes-“4souls” single

Girlpool-“It Gets More Blue” from Powerplant

No Joy-“Califone” from Creep EP

Sneaks-“Look Like That” from It’s a Myth

The Uncoverables Podcast: Anna Webber and Erik Hove Interview

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Pulled from a live radio broadcast, this week’s episode features a double-header interview with Montreal-bred musicians Erik Hove and Anna Webber in anticipation of their joint gig at Cafe Resonance in Montreal.  The show also serves as an album release for Erik, so we speak specifically about his new single “Tessellation” as well as the album in general.

Playlist:

Eivind Opsvik-“IZO” from Overseas V

Anna Webber Trio-“Underhelmed” from Binary

Erik Hove-“Tessellation” from Polygon

Anna Webber Trio-“Tug O’ War” from Binary

Jaimie Branch-“Theme 002” from Fly or Die

Matt Maneri, Whit Dickey, Matthew Ship-“Galaxy 9” from Vessel in Orbit

 

 

The Uncoverables Podcast: Géraldine Eguiluz Interview

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This week’s episode features a discussion with Montreal-based musician Géraldine Eguiluz about her new album Ontologies that was recently released on the great Mikroclimat record label.  We talk about her long history as a musician and some of the specific compositional strategies for this release.

Playlist:

Arthur Blythe-“Illusions” and “Carespin’ With Mamie” from Illusions

Anthony Braxton- “69f” from Quartet (Santa Cruz) 1993

Eguiluz Trio- “Homéostasie” and “Thymus” from Ontologies

Dek Trio- “Raj 1” from Burning Below Zero

The Uncoverables Podcast: Ernesto Cervini Interview (Myriad3)

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This week’s podcast features an interview with Myriad3 drummer Ernesto Cervini in anticipation of their gig March 22nd at Casa Del Popolo alongside Montreal’s Parc Ex Trio. Topics include tourin’, rehearsin’, and composin’.

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Playlist:

Trio3 (Andrew Cyrille, Reggie Workman, and Oliver Lake)-“Bumper” from Visiting Texture

Myriad3-“Skeleton Key” from Moons

Aki Takase and David Murray-“A Very Long Letter” from Cherry-Sakura