We hear from composer Lieke van der Voort on home made radio programs, the identities and possibilities of composition, and exploring dreams for artistic inspiration.
Howard Alexander discusses the audible and inaudible influences on one's music, life-affirming moments as a listener, and the bucolic settings that can inspire
James Lowrie discusses the comedy scene in London (Ontario), staying ambitious with your music, and instinctive reactions to Ryan Gosling.
"There is a deep sense of place and much of the art attempts to connect with the history and environment of the area."
"Hearing that music in a real concert hall, and watching the 'choreography' of the orchestra, had a giant impact on me."
"...what I heard absolutely blew my mind—it was the most disjunct, dissonant, non-tonally centred music I’d ever been exposed to. Growing up taking classical piano lessons had never led me to this sort of contemporary music, but I wanted to know more."