Canadian folk/soul singer-songwriter AHI chats about songwriting, finding career success in his thirties, and the incredible series of events that led to NPR's Tiny Desk & being signed by Thirty Tigers
On this week’s podcast, Canadian Musician Editor-in-Chief Michael Raine is joined by acclaimed folk/soul singer-songwriter AHI (pronounced “eye”). His latest album, Prospect, is collecting great reviews, and in this conversation, he shares his interesting and enlightening journey to being a professional artist, which didn’t really begin until he was in his thirties. But now the Toronto-based songwriter is signed to the top roots-focused label in the U.S., Thirty Tigers (Sturgil Simpson, Jason Isbell, Avett Brothers), . AHI recounts the incredible series of events that led to his NPR Tiny Desk performance and then Thirty Tigers Founder David Macias signing him almost instantly. AHI also discusses the pros and cons of finding success in music at a relatively later age. AHI is full of wisdom and he shares it in this episode.
Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief for Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, and other magazines. He’s a fan of long conversations about music and the music industry.
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