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A weekly podcast that delivers engaging discussions and insights on life, love and music by some of Canada's top minds in entertainment and business. Engaging with our local community and the music we love; because it’s in our DNA!

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A weekly podcast that delivers engaging discussions and insights on life, love and music by some of Canada's top minds in entertainment and business. Engaging with our local community and the music we love; because it’s in our DNA!

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    Kari Zalik: The passion of a publicist

    Kari Zalik: The passion of a publicist

    Kari Zalik joins us on the podcast today. Kari is a Publicist with Bad Parade @badparadeco, which is a music publicity firm focused on bringing musical talent to every corner of Canada. Kari began her career at Maple Music Recordings in Toronto and then progressed to artist publicity management. From launching albums to promoting tours and everything in between, she has worked to ensure top visibility for any artists or band's projects. We sit down and talk to Kari about the role of a publicist for musicians, how her role has changed in the streaming era, and why she chose this path in the first place. Another great conversation for artists of all levels to check out, hope you enjoy it!
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    Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
    Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
    Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman

    • 49 min
    It's our 50th Episode!

    It's our 50th Episode!

    Can't believe it has already been 50 episodes! We decided to go guest-free for today's episode so the three of us could discuss some of the highs and lows of the last year and what the next 50 episodes have in store. We also wanted to say thank you to everyone that has been supporting us. We are so grateful for each person that takes the time to listen and don't forget to tell a friend!
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    Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
    Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
    Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman

    • 57 min
    Jully Black: A sense of Common-Unity

    Jully Black: A sense of Common-Unity

    Our guest today is a Canadian icon and platinum-selling recording artist, Jully Black. @missjullyblack has been named by CBC Music as one of "The Greatest Canadian Singers Ever" and her music career has yielded multiple singles reaching the Top 10 Pop, RandB, and dance music charts. In addition to all of her music accolades, she has hosted the radio show, "The Blackout with Jully Black ", on iHeartRadio - NewsTalk1010 and most recently, took the musical theatre world by storm in February of 2020, with her critically acclaimed starring, and award-winning role as 'Caroline' in the Obsidian Theatre and The Musical Stage Company co-production of Caroline, or Change. Jully literally does it ALL!! We had a great chat with Jully about the early days of her musical journey, what it's like to juggle so many hats and what's next for the Canadian Queen of RandB. We hope you enjoy listening.
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    Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
    Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
    Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman @ THE MPL Toronto

    • 50 min
    Alan Cross: A Journal of Musical Things

    Alan Cross: A Journal of Musical Things

    Alan Cross is a legendary Canadian radio broadcaster and writer on music. Originally from Stonewall Manitoba, he is best known as the host of the syndicated radio series The Ongoing History of New Music, The Secret History of Rock, and ExploreMusic. This Canadian radio icon has been in the game for over 40 years! His radio show, "The Ongoing History of New Music", debuted in February 1993 and since then has recorded over 720 one-hour episodes making it one of the longest-running music documentaries in Canada (and one of the longest in North America—if not the world!). Alan joined us over the internet and spoke with us about where his love for music came from, his start in radio, and the impact technology has had on radio stations.
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    Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
    Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
    Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Alex Cuba: The Power of Latin Music

    Alex Cuba: The Power of Latin Music

    Cuban musician Alex Cuba is our guest for today's podcast. Alex has released several critically acclaimed solo albums and also co-wrote songs for Canadian superstar Nelly Furtado. Alex was also honoured with a Latin Grammy for best Singer-songwriter and received a nomination for Best Latin Pop at the Grammy's in 2016. Alex joins on over the internet to discuss his non-traditional approach to music, his new album, and much more.
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    Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
    Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
    Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman

    • 52 min
    Tony Momrelle: Find your happy place

    Tony Momrelle: Find your happy place

    Our guest for this episode is Tony Momrelle. Tony is a British Singer/Songwriter that is currently the lead singer for the band Incognito. In addition, to being part of this group he has also released several solo projects and performed with some of the industry's biggest artists including Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, Sade, and Gwen Stefani. His latest EP, “Lockdown Acoustic Sessions”, is available wherever you stream your music, We connected with Tony over the internet and discuss the UK music scene, his journey with music, and much more.
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    Opening Credits: Daniel Cowans, Musical Director @ The DNA Project
    Produced By: Anthony Lewis and Diriki Palmer
    Mixed and Edited By: Mat Keselman

    • 39 min

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