Music Interviews

Interview with New York Drum Legend Liberty DeVitto, October 2018

Dave Fox

Interview with New York Drum Legend Liberty DeVitto, October 2018

Liberty DeVitto has done pretty well for himself as a professional drummer over the past few decades. His success story is as inspiring as any musician could hope for. DeVitto basically taught himself how to play drums, motivated by sheer enthusiasm for t... [read more]

Taker Wide Podcast – Livin’ The Kyfe Lyfe With Steve Vargas & Musky Rice

Jay Sandwich

Taker Wide Podcast – Livin’ The Kyfe Lyfe With Steve Vargas & Musky Rice

For a couple years now, we've been following Steve Vargas & Musky Rice's Taker Wide Podcast, which is a Canadian independent music podcast that airs weekly and talks to a wide variety of people who are deep in... [read more]

The Advantages of In Ear Monitering (IEM) For Stage Performance

Jay Sandwich

The Advantages of In Ear Monitering (IEM) For Stage Performance

When was the last time you had a great experience playing a live show as a band or solo artist using stage monitors? Ah, I'm sure you remember it all perfectly well: You could hear yourself clearly, there was a... [read more]

Interview With Henry Riedstra from Riedstra’s Violin Shop

Jay Sandwich

Interview With Henry Riedstra from Riedstra’s Violin Shop

I had the pleasure of stopping by Riedstra's Violin Shop recently, which is quite a cozy music store and repair shop located downtown Kitchener, Ontario.If you're from the Kitchener area and you play an instrum... [read more]

I Got A Vibe by Young Coconut – Album Review

Jay Sandwich

I Got A Vibe by Young Coconut – Album Review

There are some individuals out there that are just full of music. These people must constantly be finding outlets to release their creativity. When music is in the head it must escape out into the world or the... [read more]

The Cybertronic Spree at GenreCon, Feb 3 2017 – Concert Review & Interview

Jay Sandwich

The Cybertronic Spree at GenreCon, Feb 3 2017 – Concert Review & Interview

Recently, a friend and I attended a very special concert in the city of Guelph, Ontario. That being, The Cybertronic Spree at GenreCon!ContentsCybertronic SpreeThe ShowPerformanceYTMS Interview With The Cybertr... [read more]

Sarah Jane Music – Tainted Timeline Album Interview September 2020

Jay Sandwich

Sarah Jane Music – Tainted Timeline Album Interview September 2020

Sarah Jane Music, AKA Sarah Jane, the Aussie alt-rocker and popular Youtuber, is releasing a new album on Oct 23rd 2020 into the world. Being a fan of her highly emotive tracks, I thought I’d see if I could grill her on the details around this new album, ... [read more]

Stephan Plank – Resetting The Preset

Jay Sandwich

Not many people get to say their dad was a “super-producer”, but in the case of Stephan Plank, son of Conny Plank, it turns out to be true. Who Is Conny Plank? While “super-producer” might seem a rather nebulous term to apply to someone, it’s hard to thin... [read more]

Bang Bang Bar Band Talks Twin Peaks – An Interview with Au Revoir Simone’s Heather D’Angelo

Jay Sandwich

As a fan of Twin Peaks, and specifically the music the show has produced over the years, Season 3 had me wondering, like many fans, about some of the musical acts that were featured at the Bang Bang Bar (commonly referred to as the Roadhouse). Many of the... [read more]

Interview with Bill Welychka

Jay Sandwich

Welcome to YTMS! Today we interview Bill Welychka about his career in broadcasting thus far, from his days at MuchMusic to the present (2019). But first, we must set the scene… Canadian Music in the 1990’s To some, the 1990’s seem like the distant past by... [read more]