Thursday November 1st, 2018
(This Interview was recorded at Jasper Dandy https://jasperdandy.ca/ the all-day pub, sports bar and weekend live music venue located at 725 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M 1H1 (647) 343-1698 .
One of the most prestigious artist development programs in Canada is the Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class https://www.junomasterclass.ca/ . The program, judged by some of the nations most important Industry leaders in Canada, chose three emerging artists to take part in an all-inclusive trip to Toronto for an intensive mentorship week hosted by Canada’s Music Incubator https://canadasmusicincubator.com/ at Coalition Music coalitionmusic.com/ with industry leaders and Canadian artists. There’s also a trip to the 2019 JUNO Awards https://junoawards.ca/ in London, a performance slot at JUNOfest https://junoawards.ca/event/junofest/ presented by CBC Music https://www.cbcmusic.ca/ and one artist will be selected to perform in front of over 1,200 music industry elite at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards. The winners will also be featured in exclusive content that will run on JUNOTV.ca, as well as receive studio time at Slaight Music Recording Studios www.slaightmusic.com/ . This years winners were Haviah Mighty https://haviahmighty.ca/ , Port Cities https://www.facebook.com/portcities/ & smrtdeath https://www.facebook.com/smrt.death/ . And for the first time 2018 winner of CBC Music Searchlight https://www.cbcmusic.ca/searchlight competition was also invited to participate and that was the artist known as Aquakultre https://aquakultre.bandcamp.com/ . Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com chats with Aquakultre https://aquakultre.bandcamp.com/ about taking part in the Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class, how he went from being a plumber to winning the CBC Music Searchlight Competition 2018, music including his latest single What It’s All About https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oc8fqh-V3M and forming his new band and their plans for a future album.