Long Night with Vish Khanna

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Long Night with Vish Khanna

Year: 2017
Genre: Entertainment

Vish Khanna is the host of Long Night with Vish Khanna, which he was asked to do because of how similar his name is to the one in the show title. Vish is a seasoned journalist obsessed with pop culture and news and how they enrich and inform our lives. Witty on his feet, Vish sits down alongside a great panel of guests from the music industry to talk about the longevity of rock and roll, the impact of social media, women in the business, and much more.

Episodes

Episode 1

Is rock ‘n’ roll dead? – Grab a seat next to your host Vish Khanna as he checks rock’s pulse, as the once dominant musical form shrinks in importance. Featuring critic Carl Wilson, hip-hop star and broadcaster Shad, and the lead singer of Toronto art-rock band Weaves, Jasmyn Burke.

Episode 2

Is social media making us desperate for fame? – Vish Khanna wonders how we’re all doing with social media impacting our sense of reality and ourselves. Featuring journalist/funny person Anne T. Donahue and Nirvanna The Band The Show’s Matt Johnson and Jay McCarrol.

Episode 3

The Sadies In Conversation and Performance - Vish welcomes the iconic Canadian rock ‘n’ roll band, The Sadies! Listen as they play their songs from 2007’s New Seasons and 2017’s Northern Passages and discuss their muse, Rick White, plus various scrapes with the law.

Episode 4

Why have indie-rock and indie gaming fallen in love? – Explore the interconnected worlds of indie gaming and indie-rock/electronic music with your host Vish Khanna. Featuring game designers Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns, and musician Shaun Hatton (Laser Destroyer Team).

Episode 5

How do our voices work? – Vish wonders why some of us can’t seem to sing in tune. Here to help the author of Bad Singer, Tim Falconer, his voice coach and former Nylon, Micah Barnes, plus noted Toronto vocalists Damian Abraham (from the band F**ked Up) and Casey Mecija.

Episode 6

Do women thrive in the music biz? - Vish delves into sexism but also the inroads women have made in the music industry. Featuring insights and conversations between broadcasting icon Denise Donlon, Sandy Miranda of F**ked Up, and April Aliermo of Hooded Fang/Phèdre.

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