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[Full episode] Benny Blanco, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Romeo Candido, Immanuel Wilkins, Sarah Harmer
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Award-winning producer and songwriter Benny Blanco talks about his latest EP, Friends Keep Secrets 2, and shares what he gets from writing music for himself. On this week's screen panel, Kathleen Newman-Bremang and Romeo Candido discuss Amazon's $8.5 billion US purchase of MGM, and a new study that reveals the dismal lack of Asian and Pacific Islander representation in Hollywood. Jazz musician Immanuel Wilkins introduces us to his new song Ferguson – An American Tradition off his highly acclaimed debut album, Omega. Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah Harmer tells us how her Juno-nominated album Are You Gone was inspired by the beauty of life, the urgency of the climate crisis and the question of loss.