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Music: November 2010 Archives

Hallway Interview with Kim Bingham

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Kim Bingham's band Mudgirl is playing tonight at Casa del Popolo. She stopped by our studio this afternoon, and Web journalist Tanya Birkbeck talked to her in a Hallway Interview.

You've collaborated with David Usher, Nelly Furtado, Bran Van 3000, Jacksoul. Who would you like to work with?

Jack White [of the White Stripes]. He's one of the most exciting all-around performers. Jeff Lynne from the Electric Light Orchestra. In the hip hop world, Kanye West, Timbaland. I like Mark Ronson's new album too.

What's on your iPod right now?

Mark Ronson. I'm about to listen to the Kanye West album. It comes highly recommended. I listen to a lot of old stuff, like Mina. She's an Italian Diva, like the Italian Streisand. You have to listen to her song "Brava". She was a piece of work. I admire strong, over-the-top women performers.

Listen to his conversation with Sue.

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Hallway Interview with Pascal Dufour

photo.jpgMusician Pascal Dufour of Les Respectables is out with a new solo album "Ici, Le Temps Nous Appartient". Web journalist Tanya Birkbeck talked to him in a Hallway Interview.

It's Justin Bieber fever today in Montreal as the teen pop star is playing tonight at the Bell Centre. What do you think of him?

I had never heard of him until this morning. I don't watch much TV. I'm not really that influenced by advertising. I listen to Radio Canada and they are not talking that much about Justin Bieber. I listened for about 10 seconds. It's not my style. 

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Hallway Interview with Empire Isis

EMPIRE ISIS.JPGEmpire Isis stopped by the Homerun studio today to talk about her forthcoming album and her new iPhone application.

She is half British, half Moroccan, and was raised by a Ugandan stepfather.

The self-described "gangstress" now splits her time between Montreal and New York.

Homerun's Web journalist Tanya Birkbeck sat down with her for a "Hallway Interview."

You were talking with Sue about your recent trip to Senegal. How did this change you?
I have a long love affair with Senegalese culture and spirituality. I get along really with the culture. I'm hyperactive, and they are really relaxed.

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