Jon Vinyl on New Tunes, Pickering, and His Friend Shawn Mendes

Even weeks into self-isolation, the laughter and light-hearted nature of Jon Vinyl remain ever-present. Like many musicians at the moment, his scheduled studio sessions and plans for collaborations have been put on hold. That’s no problem for the 22-year-old singer-songwriter from Pickering, Ontario. Growing up in the suburbs, he’s comfortable with isolation and being creative at home. Despite being one of the strangest years in recent times, 2020’s been a big one for R&B heavy-hitters from Toronto…

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