The AVB Podcast

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THE AVB PODCAST is a weekly conversation between host A. J. Vanden Berghe and the movers and shakers of Windsor, ON Canada’s exploding arts and culture communityA. J. Vanden Berghe is a multi-disciplined artist based out of Windsor ON, Canada. A truck?


Susan Williams & Darryl Wright
Jul 23 • 53 min
This Chicago-based group brings their combined experience and the use of two basses to the stage to wow audiences with their unique, funky approach to the blues. They were selected to go to Memphis in 2018 to compete in the International…
Blues Musician James Armstrong
Jul 14 • 43 min
Born into a musical family in 1957 in Los Angeles, James Armstrong had blues music in his blood from the very start. His Mom was a blues singer, his Dad played jazz guitar. Armstrong formed his first band in the 7th grade, and by age 17 he was to…
Film & Television Composer Adrian Ellis
Jun 30 • 59 min
Adrian is known for his inventive, concept-driven, risk-taking approaches to creating his scores. For his recent work on the single-take, split screen feature Last Call, he took up the challenge to record the score in single take, in front …
The Dyadics’ Kevin Kennedy
Jun 23 • 39 min
Kevin Kennedy is a London, ON based singer-songwriter and formerly the touring guitarist for Neverending White Lights. Kennedy is currently the songwriter, frontman and guitarist for The Dyadics, a passion project, alternative rock band fro…
Artist/Musician Julian Taylor
Jun 16 • 50 min
Julian Taylor is a Toronto based artist/musician who’s musically diverse and multi-decade spanning career has been heavily influenced by his “Indian” and “Black” heritage. In this philosophical and meandering conversation we’ll touch on Jul…
Triumph Drummer and Metalworks Founder Gil Moore
Jun 9 • 57 min
Gil Moore is the founder of Metalworks Studios and the drummer for Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductees Triumph. Our in-depth conversation covers competition and creation, Gil’s time with Triumph as well as starting Metalworks. We al…
Producer/Manager Mary-Jane Russell
May 26 • 69 min
Mary-Jane Russell is an arranger/coach composes, acts and owns and runs a thriving small record production house in Caledonia with her partner, Nick Blagona. Mary-Jane has been aperforming professional musician (Classical, R&B, …
Good Enough Live Karaoke Band Leader Tim McCready
May 19 • 69 min
Tim McCready is an artist, musician and promoter living in Toronto, ON. Originally from Windsor, ON, Tim is now the Band Leader of Good Enough Live Karaoke, a live performance Karaoke band that is making waves throughout southwestern Ontari…
Performer & Improvisor Todd Houseman
May 12 • 68 min
Todd Houseman is an indigenous performer and emerging artist from Amiskwaci Waskihigan (Edmonton, Alberta). He is currently enrolled in the acting program at the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal. Previous to his enrollment, Todd was …
Canadian Live Music Association CEO Erin Benjamin
May 5 • 52 min
Erin Benjamin is the President and CEO of Canadian Live Music Association and has spent more than 20 years as a Music industry professional. Starting out as a DIY musician herself Erin built her career from solo songstress to a national ind…
Music Journalist and Host of Ongoing History of New Music Alan Cross
Apr 28 • 61 min
Alan Cross is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his nearly 40 years in the broadcasting and music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock and is also…
Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest Executive Director Mark Monahan
Apr 21 • 57 min
Mark Monahan founded the Ottawa Bluesfest in 1994. Since then, the event has grown from a one-stage, three-day event to a multi-staged, two-week music extravaganza featuring some of the best talent available on the planet. As executive director, …
Montebello Rock Founder Alex Martel
Apr 14 • 55 min
EPISODE 150!!!
Recording Engineer Steven Gibb
Apr 7 • 63 min
Steven Gibb is a lifelong musician hailing from Windsor On. Now a Montreal transplant, he has become an audio engineer, and composer/producer working with independent artists from his Lites Down Studio. The studio began con…
Allstage President Jim McCormick
Apr 1 • 51 min
Jim McCormick is the President of Allstage which promotes live music for bands/artists/venues through the official Allstage site, Allstage app and across social media. Jim is based out of London, ON and has been involved in music since the …
Independent Musician Jade Bennett
Mar 24 • 59 min
Jade Bennett is an independent musician based out of Shedden, ON near London, ON. Jade grew up as the daughter of one of the regions most beloved children’s entertainers Gary Bennett, went on to spend years as a developmental service work, …
Ray Syd Stern is The Universe Featuring Ray
Mar 17 • 55 min
A conversation with techno hippie rocker Ray Syd Stern who performs as The Universe Featuring Ray
Music Producer Matt Rideout
Mar 10 • 64 min
Matt has been in the professional audio and music industry for over a decade. During this time he has worked with solo artists, bands, filmmakers, and educators. To each of these projects, Matt brings a wealth of technical knowledge and years of …
Windsor Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Robert Franz
Mar 7 • 49 min
Windsor Symphony Orchestra Musical Director Robert Franz discusses his journey in music, and an incredible study about active listening
A Conversation with Researcher/Musician Shane Miersch
Mar 3 • 57 min
Shane Miersch PhD. is a research assistant at University of Toronto - Terrence Donelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research with a concentration in Biology Skilled in phage display, antibody development, protein chemistry and engineering…
A Conversation with Gallery Owner & Artist Christian Aldo
Feb 24 • 61 min
Christian Aldo is an artist, gallery owner, director, and all-around renaissance man. He takes ideas and turns them into tangible, interesting art. He currently runs the Super Wonder Gallery in Toronto, ON.The AVB Podcast…
A Conversation with Comedian/Musician Spencer “Spenny” Rice
Feb 18 • 46 min
Kenny vs. Spenny’s Spencer “Spenny” Rice discusses life in and around entertainment, comedy and music
Agent/Band Leader, Danno O’Shea
Feb 14 • 59 min
A Conversation with Agent and Band Leader of My Son the Hurricane, Danno O’Shea
wk107 - Nathalie McFadden
Jun 11, 2018 • 59 min
Photographer Nathalie McFadden
wk106 - Richy Nix
Jun 4, 2018 • 38 min
Musician Richy Nix
wk105 - Jennessa Couture
May 28, 2018 • 47 min
Hair Arists Jennessa Couture
wk104 - Glenn Fricker
May 21, 2018 • 42 min
YouTube Personality Glenn Fricker
wk - 103 Kim Kelly
May 14, 2018 • 49 min
Commander Kim Kelly
wk102 - John Power
May 7, 2018 • 52 min
Manager John Power
Wk101 - Trev McKendry
Apr 30, 2018 • 36 min
Metal Nation Radio’s Trev McKendry
wk100 - Katie Facecchia
Apr 23, 2018 • 32 min
Hackforge’s Katie Facecchia
Wk99 - Moya McAlister
Apr 16, 2018 • 34 min
This week we’ll chat with Moya McAlister of ACT Windsor, and this week’s live performance from the cast of Dreamgirls is brought to you by @Bouncehairboutique and @merchrunners.
Wk98 - Scott “Big Poppa Nutt” Colenutt
Apr 9, 2018 • 30 min
Rapper Scott Colenutt
Wk97 - Vertika
Apr 2, 2018 • 30 min
Pole fitness experts Alexandra Urbano and Caita Clemerson
Wk96 - Sam Yoga
Mar 26, 2018 • 23 min
Yoga Entrepreneur Sam Yoga
wk95 - Robert Coyle
Mar 19, 2018 • 29 min
Custom bicycle builder Robert Coyle
wk94 - Marty Bak
Mar 12, 2018 • 42 min
Sound engineer Marty Bak
wk93 - James “Jimmy G” Graham
Mar 5, 2018 • 44 min
Hypnotist and Motivational Speaker Jimmy G
Wk. 92 - Brad Tayles
Feb 26, 2018 • 39 min
Rock-star Bar Tender Brad Tayles
Wk. 91 - Bill Nuvo
Feb 19, 2018 • 37 min
Street magician Bill Nuvo
Wk. 90 - Leo Gil
Feb 12, 2018 • 45 min
Community organizer Leo Gil
Ep. 88 - Teajai Travis
Jan 31, 2018 • 45 min
Local activist Teajai Travis
Ep. 87 - Justin James
Jan 24, 2018 • 52 min
DJ and Club Owner Justin James
ep. 86 - Mark Chichkan
Jan 16, 2018 • 56 min
Helix Guitarist and Windsor Rock Icon March Chichkan
Ep. 85 - Soul Brother Mike
Jan 10, 2018 • 36 min
This week on The AVB Podcast we sit down with singer-songwriter Soul Brother Mike . Soul brother Mike brings a plethora of music experience having toured across Canada, the US, and Europe. He w…
Ep.84- The AVB Crew
Jan 3, 2018 • 53 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we sit down with our very own crew. Syx Langemann ( videographer), Claudia DiNatale (audio engineer),
Ep.83- The Rapscallions
Dec 20, 2017 • 29 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we sit down with London, Ontario Rock band The Rapscallions . These boys have a few years of experience behind their belts, playing since they were young. They h…
Ep. 82- Pindles
Dec 13, 2017 • 41 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we sit down with St.Catharines based alternative band Pindles . This band consists of 4 members, Matt Meagher (vocals/guitar), Chris Sipos (guitar/vocals), Graham Morley…
Ep. 81- Stephanie Bertrand
Dec 6, 2017 • 61 min
This week on the AVB Podcast, we sit down with community activist and founder of “Hopefire Possibilities” Stephanie Bertrand . Stephanie is a Windsor native who has battled addiction her entir…
Ep. 80- Sebastian Abt
Nov 29, 2017 • 50 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we sit down with Huttch frontman Sebastian Abt . Sebastian Abt was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario. He plays…
Ep. 79- Jon Liedtke
Nov 22, 2017 • 64 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we sit down with Higher Limits cannabis lounge owner, writer, and musician Jon Liedtke . Jon Liedtke is very well known around the city of Windsor as being a type of “…
Ep.78 - Amanda Scully
Nov 15, 2017 • 50 min
This week on the AVB Podcast, we sit down with animal rights blogger Amanda Scully . Amanda has her own blog called The Pawsh diaries that was created with the hopes of raising awareness and…
Ep.77- Maxine X
Nov 8, 2017 • 63 min
This week on the AVB Pod cast, we sit down with adult film actress, Maxine X . Maxine is a lady full of excitement and has many stories to share! She tells us her experiences in and outside of…
Ep.76-Norm Ackland Jr.
Nov 1, 2017 • 50 min
Ep.75- Ray Syd Stern
Oct 25, 2017 • 44 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we sit down with creator and solo artist Ray Syd Stern . Not only is Ray a creator and musician, but she is simply a lover of life—and wants to s…
Ep. 74- Matt Lalonde
Oct 18, 2017 • 47 min
This week on the AVB PODCAST we sit down with Dogtone frontman Matt Lalonde . The multi-talented musician grew up in Milton, Ontario. He moved to Windsor to pursue a rather impromptu education. Mat…
Ep. 73- Shawn Lippert
Oct 11, 2017 • 48 min
This week on The AVB Podcast, we sit down with returning guest (episode 19) and Scarehouse Windsor owner, Shawn Lippert . Shawn Lippert is a rather famous guy in town. An entrepreneur of many ventu…
Ep. 72 Rodney Decroo
Oct 4, 2017 • 57 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we present you with Vancouver based singer-songwriter and poet, Rodney DeCroo . You may need to sit back in a comfy chair for this one. Rodney has gone through many …
Ep. 71b- Special Live Performance by Jody Raffoul & Dusty D’Annunzio
Sep 28, 2017 • 29 min
Ep. 71- Jody Raffoul and Dusty D’Annunzio
Sep 27, 2017 • 54 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we have local guitar legends Jody Raffoul (episode 41) and Dusty D’Annunzio (episode 6…
Ep. 70 - Lodown
Sep 20, 2017 • 44 min
This week on The AVB Podcast, we have legendary Windsor Metal band Lodown. If your from Windsor and like metal music, the odds are that you have heard of Lodown or perhaps even ‘praised’ them. Lodown is one of Windsor’s most well known musical acts tha…
Ep. 69- Jon Gillies
Sep 13, 2017 • 56 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we have filmmaker and frontman of Windsor’s lengendary Problem to the Solution , Jon Gillies. Born in Lincoln Park, Michigan ( bordering Detr…
Ep. 68 - DJ Vin Vicious
Sep 6, 2017 • 54 min
This week on The AVB Podcast we have club DJ and “The Precious Stones” bassist DJ Vin Vicious . “Proud to be from Windsor” he tells us and we are proud to have him! DJ Vin Vicious grew up in a very mus…
Ep, 67- THE AVB PODCAST- BEST OF SERIES- PERFORMANCES
Aug 30, 2017 • 31 min
It’s week 5 of The AVB Podcast BEST of SERIES! This week we have your top live performances featuring Jacob Van Dongen ( episode 45 ) ; Bren…
Ep. 66- THE AVB PODCAST- BEST OF SERIES- WEEK 5
Aug 23, 2017 • 34 min
It’s week 4 of The AVB Podcast BEST of SERIES! This week we have your top 5 podcasts!! At no. 5 we have Love Razer’s Metal Mike ( episode 28) ; at no. 4 we have Phog Lounge owner and …
Ep. 65-THE AVB PODCAST- BEST OF SERIES- WEEK 3
Aug 16, 2017 • 30 min
It’s week 3 of The AVB Podcast BEST of SERIES! This week we start counting down our top ten! We have musician and producer Luc Michaud ( episode 21) ; The Wanderlust Club’s lead
Ep. 64- THE AVB PODCAST- BEST OF SERIES- WEEK 2
Aug 9, 2017 • 34 min
It’s week 2 of The AVB Podcast BEST of SERIES! This week we have musician and traveller Mike Beauchamp ( episode 39) ; Comic book writer and Glassmonkey Studios co-owner
Ep. 63- THE AVB PODCAST- BEST OF SERIES- WEEK 1
Aug 2, 2017 • 29 min
This week we have a special episode for you on the AVB Podcast. We have a compiled a series of best of podcasts. We have 5 full weeks of best ofs with each episode comprising snippets of 5 different podcasts. This week we have the talented filmmaker an…
Ep. 62- Dusty D’Annunzio
Jul 26, 2017 • 66 min
This week on The AVB Podcast we have local music legend Dusty D’Annunzio . Most people in the Windsor music scene will have come across this name “Dusty” before and for those of you who have not…
Ep.61- South River Slim
Jul 19, 2017 • 47 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we have blues artist South River Slim. Slim, as most people call him, is definitely someone that everyone should be on the look-out for. True to the roots, he really knows …
Ep.60-Daniel St.Amour
Jul 12, 2017 • 52 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we have electronic musician Daniel St.Amour . Only 21 years old but you wouldn’t guess that by talking with Daniel. Daniel grew up in a musical family that encoura…
Ep.59- Chelsea Grace
Jul 5, 2017 • 56 min
This week on the AVB Podcast, we have comedian Chelsea Grace . Chelsea Grace hails from Windsor, ON and is one girl that should be on everyone’s radar. Chelsea is not afraid to tell it like it …
Ep. 58 - Bill Needham
Jun 28, 2017 • 49 min
This week on the AVB Podcast we have singer-songwriter Bill Needham . The Londoner is the front man for the band Broomsticks and Hammers. He sings, plays the guitar in the band, and is the primary song-…
Ep. 57- Jon Peladeau
Jun 21, 2017 • 56 min
This week on the AVB Podcast, we have Windsor local comedian, Jon Peladeau . Jon Peladeau is a well known local comedian that has contributed greatly to the Windsor stand-up comedy scene. He is…
Ep. 56- The AVB Podcast Live 1 Year Anniversary Special
Jun 14, 2017 • 58 min
Drum roll please….. This is a very special episode this week. Episode 56 is the AVB Podcast live 1 year anniversary special. That’s right, The AVB Podcast made it to 1 year and is going strong. A special thank you to our listeners and viewers — we cou…
Ep.55- Brent Groh
Jun 7, 2017 • 53 min
This week on the AVB podcast we sit down with Brent Groh . Brent grew up in Windsor’s west end. He found a passion for photography early on when his father bought him is first dark room kit when he was …
Ep. 54- Steve Oriet
May 31, 2017 • 56 min
Personal trainer by day, country music artist by night, we have Steve Oriet as our guest this week on the AVB podcast. Steve grew up in Rivard Canard, Ontario. Having a musical dad as inspiration …
Ep. 53 A.J Vanden Berghe
May 24, 2017 • 68 min
In this episode of the AVB podcast, we turn the tables and our host A.J. Venden Berghe becomes our guest as we celebrate the AVB.com becoming 1 year old this month. Our host this week is Mike Bea…
Ep. 52- Rino Bortolin
May 17, 2017 • 61 min
Restauranteur, arts advocate, and currently, ward 3 city councillor, Rino Bortolin comes to us sharing some very insightful details about Windsor, Ontario. Rino was born and raised in Windsor, On…
Ep.51- Max Marshall
May 10, 2017 • 64 min
Fingerstyle folk musician Max Marshall was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario. Max is certainly a name you’ll be hearing around Windsor and across Canada, if you haven’t already…
Ep.50 - Tony Gray
May 3, 2017 • 63 min
I’m sure most of us are all familiar with the famous Marvel and DC comics. Well, this may be a surprise to some of us… we have one of the greats of comic book artists, living right here in Windsor,
Ep.49 - Briana Athena Benore
Apr 26, 2017 • 56 min
Ep. 48- Brendan Scott Friel
Apr 19, 2017 • 58 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with songwriting crooner Brendan Scott Friel. We’ll learn how punk rock leads to folk, how to find your focus, and how travelling the world makes you appreciate home. 27 year old Brendan Scott Friel was born and r…
ep. 47 - Derek Impens
Apr 12, 2017 • 57 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with multi-instrument musician and Rad Souls Studio Producer
ep. 46 - Bronwen Wood
Apr 5, 2017 • 59 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with educator and professional doer
ep. 45 - Jake Van Dongen
Mar 29, 2017 • 62 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with singer/songwriter and local music staple Jake Van Dongen. We’ll go over Jake’s 20 year history as a Windsor musician, discuss personal change an…
ep. 44 - Chris Rabideau
Mar 22, 2017 • 59 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with ACT musical director Chris Rabideau. We’ll learn how an interest in theatre and politics leads to education, how connecting with each other i…
Episode 43 - Dennis Fox
Mar 15, 2017 • 60 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with the lead of Mrs. Fox Dennis Fox. We’ll go through the ins and out of songwriting, find out how family does and doesn’t fit in, and we’ll learn ho…
Episode 42 - Christie Palazzolo
Mar 8, 2017 • 55 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with rising star Christie Palazolo. We learn what it’s like growing up in one of the area’s most well known musical families, we’ll discuss selling out, and findi…
Episode 41 - Jody Raffoul
Mar 1, 2017 • 53 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Windsor/Essex music legend Jody Raffoul. We run through Jody’s storied history, get honest about fatherhood, and learn how luck and coincidence c…
Episode 40 - Zelko
Feb 22, 2017 • 50 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with The Wanderlust Club’s lead Zelko. We get personal with the frontman from the Radsouls. We’ll talk the high’s and lows of Zelko’s journey,…
Episode 39 - Mike Beauchamp
Feb 15, 2017 • 57 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with musician and traveller Mike Beauchamp. We’ll learn what it’s like to bicycle across Canada, island hop from New Zealand, and how to invent…
Episode 38 - Amy Pelow
Feb 8, 2017 • 50 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with scene photographer Amy Pelow. We’ll talk photography, music and art, and we’ll hear how Windsor’s scene can lure you away from…
Episode 37 - Christian Vegh
Feb 1, 2017 • 49 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with rising star Christian Vegh. We’ll trace the quick path to becoming a 19 year old virtuoso, hear the secret passions of a blues guitarist, and hear what it’…
Episode 36 - Carl Chute
Jan 25, 2017 • 49 min
On this week’s episode we chat with musician, software developer and former Amp maker, Carl Chute. We’ll find out how growing up in the middle of nowhere, drives you to go everywhere, how Berlin c…
Episode 35 - Crissi Cochrane
Jan 18, 2017 • 47 min
On this week’s episode we chat with coffee house songstressCrissi Cochrane. We’ll learn how love and a love of music drew Crissi to Windsor from Nova Scotia, how relationships make you better…
Episode 34 - Alexander David
Jan 11, 2017 • 60 min
On this week’s episode we chat with The Brandy Alexanders’ front man Alexander David. We’ll learn h…
Episode 33 - Matt Williams
Jan 4, 2017 • 62 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with journeyman bass player and theoretical physicist Matt Williams. We’ll talk about everything from quantum physics to the numbers of music and I’ll fail miserably at bein…
Episode 32 - Ryan Brough
Dec 28, 2016 • 53 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Zeebrah Media’s Ryan Brough. We’ll talk life as a touring musician, h…
Episode 31 - Lori Paridis
Dec 21, 2016 • 53 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Sulfur City’s Lori Paradis. We’ll talk musical philosophy, how to connect with people, and the origins of the plug in wa…
Episode 30 - Lauren Hedges
Dec 14, 2016 • 56 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Windsor Scene Sluth Lauren Hedges. We’ll talk about accidentally getting a radio show, falling in love with the Windsor Music Scene, an…
Episodes 29 - Ron Leary
Dec 7, 2016 • 52 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Windsor’s Folk Legend Ron Leary. We’ll discuss growing up in a folk Family, the joys and pain of being a working musician, and a bit about Tobacco Fields
Episode 28 - Metal Mike
Nov 30, 2016 • 52 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Love Razer’s Metal Mike. We’ll discuss performance and work, a…
Episode 27 - Daniel Victor
Nov 23, 2016 • 63 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Never Ending White Lights’ Daniel Victor. We’ll discuss s…
Episode 26 - Ashley VanWyck
Nov 16, 2016 • 50 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Windsor Poetry Slam’s Ashley VanWyck. We’ll take a …
Episode 25 - Chris Mickle
Nov 9, 2016 • 48 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Protender’s head Chris Mickle.We’ll learn how a…
Episode 24 - Kris Marentette
Nov 2, 2016 • 53 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Windsor’s musical wizard Kris Marentette.We’ll take a long walk down musical memory lane, learn how poverty leads to tinkering and we’ll alianate a…
Episode 23 - Jeff Leeson
Oct 26, 2016 • 61 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with comedian and talk show host, Jeff Leeson.We’ll get deep about the philosophy of comedy, get inspired about fear, and find th…
Episode 22 - Chris Holt
Oct 19, 2016 • 62 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Windsor City Councillor , Chris Holt.We’ll get a quick primer on city politics, we’ll hear about Chris’s vision for a future city, and we’ll lose t…
Episode 21 - Luc Michaud
Oct 12, 2016 • 59 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with my good friend, Highland Studio’s, Mr. Luc Mic…
Episode 20 - Cyril Bagin
Oct 5, 2016 • 64 min
On this week’s episode we speak with political insider Cyril Bagin. We’ll talk history, philosophy and take a deep dive into politics.
Episode 19 - Shawn Lippert
Sep 28, 2016 • 56 min
On this week’s episode we speak with entrepreneur and Windsor Scarehouse owner Shawn Lippert. We’ll talk about living life on your own terms, dish some Windsor history dirt, and learn about…
Episode 18 - Jamie Greer
Sep 21, 2016 • 61 min
On this week’s episode we speak with music journalist, musician, and Windsor Music Scene founder Jamie Greer. We discuss Jamie’s involvement and retirement from music journalism, tips for getting your start as a musician, and a brief history of the Win…
Episode 17 LIVE - Tom Lucier
Sep 13, 2016 • 76 min
On this, the first LIVE episode of The AVB Podcast, we sit down with the driving force behind Windsor’s cultural revolution, Tom Lucier. Tom talks about how Phog got it’s start, how it almost came to an end, and what both government and bands are gett…
Episode 16 - Murad Erzinclioglu
Sep 7, 2016 • 64 min
On this week’s episode we meet Fam Festival Director, CJAM Musical Director and all around artist Murad Erzinclioglu. We’ll learn about life as a working artist, how to steal your way to creativity, and what it’s like to get fired in print. You can le…
Episode 15 - Paul Doman
Aug 31, 2016 • 56 min
On this week’s episode A. J. sits down with Ashes of Soma and The Silence Factory drummer Paul Doman. They discuss Paul’s long history in successful bands, growing up in the music industry, and why living in the future sucks. You can learn more about…
Episode 14 - Dave Russell
Aug 24, 2016 • 51 min
On this week’s episode A. J. meets with one of the beacons of light in the Windsor music scene Dave Russell. Dave and A. J. discuss building a reputation in a new community, making your living as a musician, and the darkness of big corporate public re…
Episode 13 - Al Yeti Bones
Aug 17, 2016 • 66 min
On this week’s episode A. J. sits down with Gypsy Chief Goliath frontman Al Yeti Bones. The two discuss Al’s long history is music, being a working musician, and a special segment on pet training! You can learn more about Al and Gypsy Chief Goliath a…
Episode 12 - Mark Lefebvre
Aug 10, 2016 • 59 min
On this week’s episode A. J. chats with Stilt Guy and Walkerville Buskerfest organizer Mark Lefevre. We’ll hear about life as a working performance artist, Getting your start with Jerry Lewis, and getting your big break with Dragon’s Den. You can lea…
Episode 11 - Dan MacDonald
Aug 3, 2016 • 57 min
On this week’s episode A. J. chats with 93.9 The River’s Dan MacDonald about living your dream, turning off the fanboy, and meeting fans in the most embarrassing way possible. We’ll also talk about what it takes to be a leader, and how sometimes the r…
Episode 10 - Rob Kemeny
Jul 27, 2016 • 63 min
This episode of The AVB Podcast features Rob Kemeny, a 5 year veteran of the Windsor area comedy scene that has also performed in London, Michigan and Ohio. Rob and A. J. discuss the difficulties of being a comic, putting your own shows and promotion t…
Episode 9 - Zack Berjawi
Jul 20, 2016 • 55 min
This week A. J. sits down with photographer, videographer, and close friend Zack Berjawi owner of Aphelion Media and cohost of The Apples and Oranges Podcast. Thi…
Episode 8 - Mark Boscariol
Jul 13, 2016 • 56 min
Local businessman/restauranteur/patron of the arts Mark Boscariol sits down with AJ this week for Episode 8. Mark currently owns the restaurants Snackbar-B-Q and the
Episode 7 - Jordo Tough
Jul 6, 2016 • 52 min
On this week’s episode we sit down with Cowboys in Cardigans drummer Jordon Tough. We’ll talk life as a working musician, finding your passion, developing your goals, and I’ll spend 15 minutes defending Justin Bieber! You can find out more about Jordo…
Episode 6 - Mike Geeter
Jun 29, 2016 • 59 min
This week’s guest on The AVB Podcast is new friend and Michigan based comedian Mike Geeter. Mike and I start talking about race in America, political team taking, and the generation gap. You can find out more about Mike and where you can see his stand …
Episode 5 - Willow Dee
Jun 22, 2016 • 53 min
This week’s guest on The AVB Podcast is new friend and lead singer of strong rock band EVL, Willow Dee. Willow is an up and coming artist, who is transgender and we spend the first half of the show listening to me struggle with that, after which the t…
Episode 4 - Tom Scully
Jun 15, 2016 • 55 min
This week’s guest on The AVB Podcast is friend and burgeoning restaurateur Tom Scully. Tom is the Co-owner of a new high end restaurant/lounge in Windsor’s Walkerville area called F&B. On this episode we’ll discuss the art of service, and how Tom fel…
Episode 3 - Mike O’Phee
Jun 8, 2016 • 63 min
This week on The AVB Podcast, A. J. sits down with Windsor musician Mike O’Phee. The two discuss Mike’s current album; making your way through life, and the world around you; and taking a 400 + mile pilgrimage through France and Spain. To learn more …
Episode 2 - Gavin Michael Booth
Jun 1, 2016 • 51 min
This Week on The AVB Podcast A. J., sits down with long-time friend, colleague and rising star film maker, Gavin Michael Booth. The two discuss personal and professional history including their first collaboration, following your passion, and how to u…
Episode 1 - Dave Toennies
May 18, 2016 • 52 min
Dave Toennies is the lead singer and frontman for Windsor ON and Detroit, MI, based Folk group Border Patrol. In this, our inaugural episode, we talk Windsor’s music scene, Detroit’s redevelopment, the origins of creativity and much more. Find mo…