Brought Back Home covers the past, present, and future of the YGK arts scene, every Thursday at 6pm. Hosted by local music producer and musician, Matt Muto, the show features live sessions with musical guests and in depth discussions with the artists, as well as interviews with industry professionals; promoters, managers, producers, or artists from various arts backgrounds. Brought Back Home: Bringing the local arts and local music back to you!
Episode 8 – The Problems with Musical Cultural Appropriation
On the eighth and final episode of Brought Back Home, we hold a discussion with Helena Hannibal and Eric Liu of the Jazz Duo, Room Tone. They play us some of their favourite Jazz standards, and give some incredible insight to the history of Jazz, as well as discuss many topics surrounding musical cultural appropriation.
Music on Film
Videographer and Photographer, Celiné Klein, of Jamstone Productions sits down with us and explains what changes she’s made to her business’ projects since the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in March. Local musicians Ryan Lewis and Claire Cooper join us for a few performances, and explain the process for their musical projects coming to the world in the next few months.
Theatre on the Radio
With only two episodes remaining before the finale of Brought Back Home, we look back on our time with our previous musical guests. Mariah Horner, Short Wave Theatre Festival director on the CFRC, joins Matt in the studio and discusses what theatre has been like in Kingston the last several months.
Episode 5: Actors On Stage… And the Radio?
This week, we start our show with interviews from Sarah Emtage, up-and-coming local playwright, and Maddy Scoville, an incredibly talented director and actor from Kingston. We discuss how theatre has changed and adapted since this past March, and we touch on future productions that will air on the CFRC. For the second half of the show, we sit down with Hinterwood, a local music group that released a brand new single this past week. We talk about how they’ve worked on promoting and producing their upcoming EP release, and of course, give us a few live performances as well.
Episode 4: Independent Music Stream Growing Pains
Max and Owen from local band, Willy Nilly, play to unplugged set and talk about their independent, at-home streams they’ve been conducting for the last several weeks. Thanks to phase 3 of Ontario re-opening businesses, local musicians are able to perform again with some restrictions, and Willy Nilly will be one of them. At the end of the show, we debut a new single from next week’s guest, Hinterwood.
Episode 3: What Is Music Therapy?
On this episode of Brought Back Home, Jessica Nielson joins us to discuss how music is processed by the mind, and how it can be used to help us heal. Following our sit-down with Jess, Mariah Horner chats with musician Emilie Steele, as she plays us some new, original material, promoting the upcoming performance of Emlie Steele and the Deal for The Isabel’s Online Summer Music Festival.