KHL! Pop Star!

Friday, September 24, 2010 - 23:00

Host Kelly Hughes interviews music writer John Kendle and super-producer Chris Burke-Gaffney, with music by Arun Chaturvedi.

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John Kendle is the editor of Uptown Magazine and managing editor of the Canstar Community News weekly papers. He is president of Manitoba Music, the provincial music industry association, and sits on the board of directors of the West End Cultural Centre. He's been writing about music in Winnipeg since 1985 and claims he still loves it.

Chris Burke-Gaffney started his career as singer/bassist for The Pumps (Polygram). He signed his first record deal as a teenager and toured the country with the likes of Triumph, Guns and Roses and AC/DC. Fifteen years ago, he turned his attention to producing and managing other artists, his most famous protege being Chantal Kreviazuk.

Arun Chaturvedi is a Winnipeg based producer, songwriter and artist. As lead singer and guitarist for Driver, Arun has released two albums and two music videos, and has toured Canada extensively with Theory of a Deadman, Grady, The Headstones, Thornley and more.

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