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Hosted by 2-time US Olympian and Emmy winning producer John Moffet, SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE goes behind-the-scenes with your favorite athletes to hear the untold stories from pivotal moments in their careers, and how athletics has shaped and transformed their lives. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you might learn a thing or two.
 
This Podcast is for you, the Dentist, Entrepreneur, or Small Business Owner. Voted one of the "Top 25 Women in Dentistry" by Dental Products Report, Dr. Anissa Holmes has effectively mastered the skill of the use of Social Media, with a Facebook following of over 50,000 fans. Dr. Holmes has discovered that the most effective way to get massive results is to first have a vision and to focus on what matters most. Dr. Holmes teaches you actionable steps to develop your dental practice's culture ...
 
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Indie Rock artist Johnny Payne joins the DTP to take us behind his new album 'King of Cups'! Formerly a founding member of The Shilohs, Johnny has been laying low the past couple of years but he has always been a performer, and this new album is all Johnny Payne. He wrote it, arranged it, produced it and played a variety of instruments on it. Johnn…
 
Vancouver, BC & London, UK based singer songwriter Mauvey joins the DTP to take us behind his new mixtape ”The Florist”! “The Florist” is a 10 track journey sharing a message of love through creative narratives of intentional songwriting, intelligent melody and hypnotic production. The release also marks Mauvey's directorial debut of The Florist - …
 
Platinum pop artist Alicia Moffet takes us behind her brand new single "Lullaby"! “Lullaby” is a sassy track that infuses electro-pop with rich and complex sounds of RnB and soul, while exuding Alicia’s disarming charm. Not only do we chat about this new single, but also about the Billie Ave collection she released last year, a little bit about the…
 
Pop Punk artist Victoria Alex joins the DTP to take us behind her new single “Screaming”! “Screaming” is a powerful anthem about wanting to be heard & understood while trying to figure out your place in the world, and it also happens to be Victoria’s first release after shifting her style as an artist! Some may remember her as Victoria Azevedo, for…
 
Toronto based Folk-rocker John Muirhead joins the DTP to take us behind his debut full-length album ‘Traveler’! With carefully crafted arrangements led by his heartfelt warm vocals, John explores feelings of adventure, wanderlust, homesickness and self-doubt across the album. Not only do we discuss this new album, but also how John shifted to back …
 
Earl Pereira, vocalist & bass player for island rock group The Steadies, joins the DTP to take us behind the group's brand new single “Light Me Up”! Highlighted by sleek and sexy grooves alongside emotionally uplifting vocal melodies from both The Steadies and featured artist (and co-writer) SNJÜ, “Light Me Up” showcases the band’s pop-rock flavour…
 
Stuart Chatwood, bass player of legendary multi-platimun Canadian rock group The Tea Party, joins the DTP to take us behind the groups new EP “Sunshower”! “Sunshower” serves as a companion piece to the 2019 EP Black River. Together, the EPs will comprise the eventual full-length album Blood Moon Rising, officially marking the latest chapter in The …
 
Pop singer songwriter Tamara Grace joins the DTP to take us behind her gripping new single “Bad Girls”! Stemming from burnt-out romantic relationships and friendships, Tamara penned “Bad Girl” with feelings of frustration and sadness after feeling taken advantage of and misunderstood. Tamara also chats about taking time after her first single to fo…
 
Dennis Ellsworth joins the DTP to take us behind the new band The Moneygoround, as well as their psychedelic debut single "Very Cherry"! The debut single from The Moneygoround is an Americana, power-pop track with aspects of roots woven through. The upbeat song features 60's inspired, ear catching hooks, and is a story about commitment, security, a…
 
Alternative Soul artist JP Sunga joins the DTP to take us behind his powerful new single “Dirty Water”! ‘Dirty Water’ is about self-renewal; allowing oneself the courage to accept, and the strength to heal and progress from the hurt, burdens, and regrets of their past. Not only do we chat about this amazing new song, but also about the decision to …
 
Yound D & Yung Trybez, the Snotty Nose Rez Kids, join the DTP to take us behind their new album “Life After”! “Life After” is centred around the concept of what comes next – life after living through a pandemic, life after depression, life after loss, etc – and deals with themes of substance use, addiction, depression, family struggles and racism, …
 
Elyse Saunders joins the DTP to take us behind her dynamic new EP "Free"! “Free” uses a modern country production canvas to integrate a seamless and dynamic blend of propulsive power pop elements, R&B influences, traditional classic country licks, and heartfelt storytelling across six songs. Not only do we chat about this new EP, but also how a rem…
 
Austin Cole of emerging rock act Ninety Foot Stone joins the DTP to take us behind the hard hitting debut single "Out Of My Head"! Not only do we chat this amazing new track, but we also discuss what it was like to work with and talented group of musicians that include members of Our Lady Peace, Bleeker, & The Trews, how did legendary producer Bria…
 
Pop prodigy Kaiya Gamble joins the show to take us behind her amazing sophomore single "I'm In It"! Not only do we chat this new track, but we also chat about some of the lessons Kaiya has already learned through releasing music, as well as an upcoming streaming concert on Saturday, November 20th 2021, entitled "Kaiya Live" This free live stream wi…
 
Stephanie, guitarist & vocalist for rock n roll duo Mise en Scene, joins the DTP to take us behind the band’s 2020 album “Winnipeg, California”! Not only do we discuss this, but we also chat about the group 2021 WCMA Rock Artist of the Year award, finding out they won live during a CBC radio interview, some of the amazing songs and music videos fro…
 
Pop-Country singer songwriter Alex Hughes takes us behind her incredible new single "After 31"! “After 31” is a true coming-of-age moment and the most honest and raw of Alex’s releases to date. Alex also chats about growing as a songwriter over the last 2 years, finding her own direction as an artist, returning to the live stage & playing the 2021 …
 
Indie-Pop artist Molly Annelle joins the DTP to take us behind her dreamy new single "Dior"! "Dior" is an addictive 2000's glitter pop & R&B inspired adventure that dives in to wild fantasies of living life rich and lavishly! Molly also chats her 2021 debut album "Elevator Music", the importance of vouching for yourself and saying what you want, mo…
 
Argentinian-Canadian singer songwriter & producer Onna Lou takes us behind her romantic new track “Ojos de Almendra”! Blending popular Latin American musical concepts, the lyrical style of "Ojos de Almendra" features elements of Argentine Tango, while the chords and rhythm section are vibrantly filled with romantic musical elements from Mexico. An …
 
R&B and pop-influenced singer-songwriter Sammi Morelli takes us behind her amazing new single ‘Love Away’! "Love Away" is an empowering heartbreak anthem that explores the duality of recognizing manipulation in a romantic relationship and finding the courage to leave that toxicity behind. Sammi also chats about taking more control over her career, …
 
Graham Walsh of Holy Fuck joins the DTP to take us behind the groups latest track ”Lost Cool”! “Lost Cool” features vocals from Madrid-based Electro-Pop artist Lucia Tacchetti, and demonstrates Holy Fuck’s distinctive sound, while blending in elements of eighties electronica sounds. Graham also chats about the group’s other 2021 single “Airport Dre…
 
Indie pop singer songwriter Bex takes us behind her latest single 'Feelings'! 'Feelings' is a punk infused track stemming from a horoscope which read “feelings are not facts”, Bex used the sentence as a catalyst to dive deep into the complicated world of emotions and how things aren’t always how they appear to be. BEX also chats with us about decid…
 
Charlotte and Sarah, the Command Sisters, join the DTP to take us behind their debut EP 'Rouge' 'Rouge' is a wildly intimate and relatable 8 track EP that chronicles the sisters' stories of heartbreaks, highs, lows, and truths always keeping in line with their signature sound and groundbreaking flare. The Command Sisters also take time to chat the …
 
In the season 2 finale, John Moffet is joined by the Marathon Goddess, Julie Weiss. Tune in to hear the story of how running helped Julie overcome deep depression and gave her a purpose after her father's sudden death from pancreatic cancer. Julie channeled her grief into a commitment to run 52 marathons in 52 weeks to raise money and hope in the f…
 
Cam Hilborn, guitarist & vocalist for buzz band Wine Lips, joins the DTP to take us behind the groups new album 'Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party'! Mushroom Death Sex Bummer Party is a collection of 11 psych-rock bangers that’ll surely win the hearts of fans longing for their brand of garage-rock -revival. Cam also chats with us about Wine Lips sign…
 
Alt Pop artist Vicki Lovelee returns to the DTP to take us behind her new debut EP ‘Phase 1: Shadows’! ‘Phase 1: Shadows’ is a collection of 5 songs exploring fears and struggles we face and learning to overcome them, and contains 2 previously unreleased songs with ‘Alone’ & ‘Shadow’! Vicki also chats with us about the music video for her track ‘Cr…
 
Singer songwriter Lydia Sutherland joins the DTP to go behind her new sophomore single 'Date A Friend'! 'Date A Friend' is a song that speaks on how intimate friendships can be and how naturally it can lead to something more, and how the good and bad that can come with crossing that line can be worth it regardless of outcome! Lydia also chats about…
 
Singer songwriter Shane Connery Volk, lead singer of rock group One Bad Son, takes us behind his new, debut solo single “Shiver”! “Shiver” is a brooding, rumbling track, showcasing another side to the Saskatoon native with elements of rock with a country twang. Shane also takes the time to chat about the decision to release solo music, his growth a…
 
John Moffet is joined by award-winning sportswriter, best-selling author, journalism professor, and columnist for NBCOlympics.com, Alan Abrahamson. In today's SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE episode, Alan shares the story of how he set his sights on becoming a sports journalist from a young age and worked relentlessly to achieve his dream. Alan has now cov…
 
American singer songwriter Ryan Egan joins the DTP to take us behind his dreamy, smooth new single 'Weeknights'! An indie soul pop track that Ryan describes as 'a song about summer nights in the city , nervous hookups and living with your heart on your sleeve.', 'Weeknights' is our first taste of an upcoming LP scheduled for 2022! Ryan also takes t…
 
Canadian country singer songwriter Taylor-Rae joins the DTP to take us behind her new single Are You Still Up! Written about the period shortly after a breakup, Taylor-Rae's "Are You Still Up" perfectly captures the feelings of vulnerability one experiences after a relationship comes to an end. Taylor also chats hitting #3 on the iTunes Country cha…
 
In today’s episode of SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE, John Moffet is joined by French Olympian, Australian Olympian, United Kingdom Coach, and United States Synchronized Swimming Chief Executive Officer, Myriam Glez. On the podcast, Myriam shares stories from her international journey through sports and her new mission to help athletes transition out of s…
 
Ed Durocher, guitarist of award winning Jazz group Apollo Suns, returns to the DTP to take us behind the groups new single ‘Lake Country’! ‘Lake Country’ is our first taste of an upcoming 3rd EP from the Suns, and was written as a love letter to British Columbia, an ode to the province that most quickly embraced the group outside of their hometown …
 
Canadian Rap Artist, Author, Guinness World Record Holder and Motivational speaker D.O. Gibson returns to the DTP to take us behind his new album ‘Still Driven’, as well as his new book ‘On This Grind’! ‘On This Grind’ details life lessons learned from his experiences in the music business and being an entrepreneur in Hip-Hop. Having assisted over …
 
In today’s episode of SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE, John Moffet is joined by Willie Banks. The inventor of the famous “rhythmic clap,” three-time Olympian Willie Banks has contributed to the sport as both an athlete and contributor for over forty years, and currently serves as an elected member of the World Athletics Council. Learn more about Willie Ban…
 
Lost in Space Actor and Singer-Songwriter Ajay Friese joins the DTP to take us behind his debut EP ‘Light a Match...Then Run’! Produced by GRAMMY-nominated Everett Bradley and written and arranged by Ajay Friese, the new EP relates perfectly to listeners in 6 new tracks through Ajay’s unfailingly honest vocal delivery and lyrical vulnerability. Not…
 
Folk artist Mackenzie Leigh Meyer joins the DTP to go behind her new track ‘Dial Tone’! The catchy new track is a relatable tune about a guy who comes across as a self-centred, uninteresting, dial tone personality type. We also chat taking time to hone her craft while adding more to her sound, filming the video for her 2020 single ‘Before You’, ret…
 
Blues based artist Electric Religious takes us behind his brand new sophomore album ‘Tragic Lover’! The album, created in collaboration with JUNO-nominated producer Brad Simons, explores lyrical and musical themes tied to a reconnection with his Métis roots, as well as healing energies that helped the sultry guitar player through what he describes …
 
John Moffet is joined by Sue Enquist, a UCLA Hall of Fame softball player, coaching legend, educator, and sports consultant. In today’s episode of SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE, Sue shares her journey to 11 National Championship titles as a player and then as a coach — the most in collegiate history! You'll also learn about her "second chapter" after coa…
 
Pop artist Francois Klark joins the DTP to take us behind his stunning new single ‘Paper Planes’! ‘Paper Planes’ a sunset-staged ballad filled with incredible musicianship, harmonies, and sonic quality. A love song inspired by the beauty of the golden hour at the beach. We also discuss Francois’s upcoming album ‘Adventure Book’, crafting the look o…
 
Singer Songwriter, multi instrumentalist, and producer Sierra Noble joins the DTP to take us behind their new track 'Let Me Out Of Here'! 'Let Me Out Of Here' is Sierra's first release in 5 years after taking a hiatus to recharge and rewrite their story, and is a powerful song extending a hand to those who have fought their darkness, and those stil…
 
Acclaimed country singer songwriter ANNIKA joins the DTP to take us behind her new Twingle, and working w/ the incredible Brett Kissel on 'Encore'! What's a Twingle? Think of it like an old school 'A side, B side' single release, because not only does it bring us this new track 'Encore', but also features “Love Looks Like You” which is a romantic b…
 
In this episode of SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE, John Moffet is joined by Craig Hummer, an Emmy-nominated sports broadcaster, author, lifeguard, and former professional ocean Ironman champion. Craig has covered more than 60 sports in his 25-year broadcasting career, has been the host or done play-by-play at 5 Olympic and Paralympic Games, spend five yea…
 
Ivan Doroschuck, lead singer of 80’s legends & new wave icons Men Without Hats, joins the DTP to take us behind ‘Friends Don’t Dance’, a re-envisioning of the group hit track ‘The Safety Dance’! This new look on an old classic doesn’t comes alone either, as a part of the new EP ‘Again (Part 1)’, ‘Friends Don’t Dance’ is accompanied by 4 covers of i…
 
Noah Monckton, singer and guitarist for Indie Rock group The High Loves, joins the DTP to go behind the bands new sophomore EP ‘Too Much Of A Good Thing’! ‘Too Much Of A Good Thing’ is a 4 track, jam packed joy ride through love, breakups and growth with tracks like ‘Call Me Back’ & their latest single ‘Sometime’! We also discuss how a change in me…
 
Matty Mclaren, singer for indie rock outfit Black Pontiac, joins the DTP to take us behind the groups new single ‘Island Honey’! Black Pontiac’s groove gives listeners a great escape, a summer fling and a psychedelic shindig rolled into one. Written by the band during the colourless days of the pandemic lockdown, “Island Honey “ was the result of a…
 
In today’s episode of SPORTS + LIFE + BALANCE, John Moffet is joined by Sami Jo Small, a Canadian Olympic gold medal-winning goaltender and 4x world champion. Sami Jo shares the story of the first time she ever played on an all-women hockey team leading up to the 1998 Nagano Olympic games. She went on to make two more Olympic teams, won four world …
 
Multi-instrumentalist, producer, and prolific singer-songwriter Sean Bertram joins the DTP to go behind the music of his new Self Titled Album! Recorded partially at Humber College, as well as in Sean’s 15x15 bedroom, this sophomore album showcases his astute musicianship, fierce creativity and willingness to learn! Sean also takes us behind tracks…
 
Pop artist Astrid Tanton returns to take us behind her latest track 'Jury'! 'Jury' is the 3rd single from Astrid's upcoming debut EP 'From My Eyes', and explores that relationship of being placed as the ‘villain’ or the ‘bad guy’ in a story. Astrid also takes time to discuss the decision the postpone her debut EP & the excitement of putting the whe…
 
Today on the DTP we are discussing the Music Publishers Canada’s Women in the Studio Accelerator 2021! Joining us for this conversation are MPC CEO Magaret McGuffin, as well as hip hop / r&b producer and accelerator participant Mour! First launched regionally in 2019 and expanded nationally in 2020, the Women in the Studio Accelerator program offer…
 
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