This Is Your Mixtape.

This Is Your Mixtape.

www.megaphonic.fm/mixtape
What five songs describe your life?
25. Cast That Magic Circle Around You. [Melissa Beaupré.]
Dec 12 • 79 min
Melissa Beaupré, former academic, talks about Stompin’ Tom Connors, Nine Inch Nails, VNV Nation, Current 93, and A Tribe Called Red.
24. Invisible Shackles. [Brad Dunne.]
Nov 28 • 73 min
Novelist Brad Dunne talks about Red Hot Chili Peppers, NOFX, Joe Pass, The Beastie Boys, and Metallica.
23. Fantasy Potential. [Lochin Brouillard.]
Nov 14 • 75 min
Medievalist Lochin Brouillard on Peter Gabriel, Bruno Pelletier, Malajube, Kate Bush, and Iggy Pop.
22. Horror is a Comfort to Me. [Adam Clarke.]
Oct 26 • 79 min
Podcaster Adam Clarke on Akira Ifukube, John Carpenter, Devo, Stereolab, and Goblin.
21. It Doesn’t Make Any Sense At All (And I Love That). [John Allison.]
Oct 10 • 74 min
Comics artist John Allison on Scritti Politti, Aimee Mann, The Beach Boys, The Microphones, and Tenement.
20. A Kind Sea Witch. [Catherine.]
Sep 30 • 64 min
Michael’s friend Catherine on Depeche Mode, Frédéric Chopin, Jimi Hendrix, Fever Ray, and The Night Terrors.
19. More Than I Have Words For. [Peter Coviello.]
Sep 7 • 73 min
Author Peter Coviello on the Jackson 5, the Mountain Goats, Sam Cooke, Los Campesinos!, and Sylvan Esso.
18. The Nobility of Failure. [Angelo Muredda.]
Aug 24 • 78 min
Angelo Muredda on The Cranberries, Radiohead, Joanna Newsom, Pixies, and Talking Heads.
17. Euchre for the Leathery Crowd. [David Demchuk.]
Aug 1 • 68 min
Writer David Demchuk on The Carpenters, Thelma Houston, This Mortal Coil, Nina Simone, and Florence and the Machine—and on monsters, gay Winnipeg in the 70s, AIDS, the relentless task of mourning, and playing euchre with leather daddies while the Hells…
16. I’m Not Allowed to Be Mad. [Mikaela Dyke.]
Jul 17 • 79 min
Mikaela Dyke is an actor and writer from St. John’s currently working as an artistic producer with Circlesnake Productions, a Toronto indie theatre company known for their experimental genre shows. Her solo shows, Dying Hard and Epic Pitch, have toured…
15. My Love Is Better Than Your Love. [Anthony Oliveira (@meakoopa).]
Jun 28 • 79 min
Anthony Oliveira is a writer, cultural commentator, and trash raccoon with a PhD. He can be found on Twitter at @meakoopa, where he tweets (incessantly) about the arts, politics, and LGBTQ culture, or on his podcast, The Devil’s Party, where he’s giving…
14. Jane Goodall and a Marshmallow. [Vivian Kotila.]
Jun 18 • 78 min
Vivian Withnail on Red Hot Chili Peppers, Howlin’ Wolf, Dawes, Andrew Jackson Jihad, and Tom Lehrer—and on discovering your identity, the joy of bad movies, dealing with grief, what makes humanity redeemable, and the fun side of nuclear holocaust.
13. Queen of the Dandom. [Libby Cudmore.]
Jun 1 • 74 min
Novelist Libby Cudmore joins Michael to discuss Men at Work, The Smiths, Tom Waits, Warren Zevon, and Steely Dan—and Star Wars, being a goth before Hot Topic, discovering crime fiction, friend breakups, and vinyl addiction.
12. A Really Happy Time. [Austin Wong.]
May 17 • 76 min
Austin Wong on Frankie Valli, New Order, Oasis, Lady Gaga, and Madonna.
11. Spacey Polyrhythms. [Alison Dennis.]
Apr 27 • 68 min
Alison Dennis on the Drifters, Francis Poulenc, dios (malos), Janelle Monáe, and Counterfeit Madison.
10. The Romantic from the Cove. [Juanita Critch.]
Apr 14 • 65 min
Juanita Critch on Dick Nolan, Limp Bizkit, The Killers, Jimmy Buffett, and Kanye West.
9. I Am Still Here. [Kari Bentley-Quinn.]
Apr 1 • 79 min
Kari Bentley-Quinn on The Monkees, Tori Amos, Britney Spears, Joanna Newsom, and St. Vincent.
8. The Precarity is the World. [Beth Martin.]
Mar 14 • 68 min
Beth Martin on Enya, Björk, Animal Collective, Philip Glass, and Anohni.
7. Music is Sublimated Desire. [Drew Brown.]
Feb 28 • 73 min
Drew Brown is a freelance writer living in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He grew up in Grand Falls-Windsor, a small town in Central Newfoundland. Once upon a time he was a PhD candidate in political science, writing a dissertation about affect theory and the…
6. Not Like Me. [Ned Raggett.]
Feb 16 • 71 min
Ned Raggett on Kermit the Frog, Madonna, The Veldt, Marc Almond, and Tracey Thorn.
5. Queer Curation. [Michael Lee Richardson.]
Jan 15 • 74 min
Michael Lee Richardson on The Little Mermaid, the Spice Girls, Patrick Wolf, Girls Aloud, and Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj.
4. Mustachioed Persona. [Paul Fowler.]
Dec 8, 2017 • 57 min
Paul Fowler on Willie Nelson and Ray Charles, Savage Garden, Metallica, Captain Beefheart, and The Mystery Lights.
3. Lush, Vivid, and Strange. [Anna Wilson.]
Nov 20, 2017 • 75 min
Anna Wilson on Paul Simon, The Doors, Sufjan Stevens, Regina Spektor, and Hamilton.
2. Dramatic Fantasies. [Nadia Halim.]
Nov 7, 2017 • 73 min
Nadia Halim is a community organizer, writer, arts administrator, and general bringer-together-of-people in Toronto. Nadia grew up bookish and mixed-race in a small town in the Ottawa Valley, where neither quality was necessarily well-understood, before…
1. The Sublime in the Everyday. [Chris Piuma.]
Oct 31, 2017 • 80 min
Chris Piuma on the Beatles, Ed’s Redeeming Qualities, John Cage, Celesteville, and Julius Eastman.
0. Coming Soon.
Oct 11, 2017 • 2 min
What was your favourite song when you were a kid? a teen? a young adult? Each episode, Michael asks a guest to describe their lives through five songs.