Podcast #419

September 12, 2020

Featuring Matt Hutchings, Ghostgum, Kestrels and more

Sampa The Great – Energy (feat. Nadeem Din-Gabisi)’ [AU]
Chance Waters – ‘Maybe Tomorrow’ [AU]
Hilltop Hoods –  ‘I Love It (feat. Sia)’ [AU]
Thibault – ‘Centrelink’ [AU]
Ghostgum – ‘Overnight’ [AU]
Dave the Band – ‘Get Smart’ [AU]
Matt Hutchings – ‘Am I Home?’ [CA]
Troy Kokol – ‘Like A Record’ [CA]
Tiffany Sparrow – ‘The Miracle’ [CA]
Jenny Banai – ‘Paper Plain’ [CA]
Elastic Stars – ‘Cupid Of Stupid’ [CA]
debt – ‘Mystery (Wipers) [live]’ [CA]
Kestrels – ‘Grey and Blue (feat. J.Mascis)’ [CA]
Speed Control – ‘Still Standing’ [CA]
New Fries – ‘Is The Idea Of Us’ [CA]

There’s some Aussie hip-hop classics to start the show. Three-piece Dave the Band, from Newcastle, is getting early acclaim for their Steve Albini-produced debut ‘Slob Stories’, from which we share a track this week. We have new tracks from Troy Kokol and Jenny Banai and say hello to Speed Control, a rock n roll band from Canada’s Yukon!


Podcast #418

September 5, 2020

Featuring Greg Orre, Cayley Thomas, Yves Jarvis and more

Women – ‘Can’t You See’ [CA]
Women – ‘Narrow With The Hall’ [CA]
Women – ‘Penal Colony’ [CA]
Apricot Ink -‘ Lucky Rainbow’ [AU]
Black Cypress – ‘Crow’s Nest’ [AU]
We All Drive – ‘Kingscliff’ [AU]
Cayley Thomas – ‘Two Minds’ [CA]
Greg Orre – ‘I’ve Learned (I Was A Fool)’ [CA]
Yves Jarvis – ‘For Props’ [CA]
Hello Blue Roses – ‘Wild Angels’ [CA]
Brutal Poodle – ‘Night Creeps’ [CA]
Jemma & The Good Thing – ‘Side Of The Road’ [CA]
The Saints – ‘Follow The Leader’ [AU]

The acclaimed 2nd album from Calgary’s post-punk band Women, ‘Public Strain’, came out 10 years ago. We air three tracks from the record this week, before introducing Apricot Ink and Black Cypress from Canberra. There’s also new music from Hello Blue Roses and Brutal Poodle from Vancouver and we share the debut single from Jemma & The Good Thing from Edmonton via Cortez Island.


Podcast #417

August 28, 2020

Featuring Jody Glenham, Zoongideewin, Northcote and more

The Bats – ‘Made Up In Blue’ [NZ]
The Bats – ‘Afternoon In Bed’ [NZ]
The Bats – ‘Wawick’ [NZ]
Hoodoo Gurus – ‘Hung Out To Dry’ [AU]
Skinny Wolf – ‘Fever’ [AU]
Allara – ‘Murnong Farm’ [AU]
Velours – ‘Summer Haze’ [CA]
Zoongideewin – ‘Vibrant Colours’ [CA]
Willy Nilly – ‘Misbehave’ [CA]
Northcote – ‘Streets Of Gold’ [CA]
Jody Glenham – ‘The Sound’ [CA]
Mi’ens – ‘Future Child’ [CA]
Zumpano – ‘The Party Rages On’ [CA]

Much-loved indie pop band The Bats, from Christchurch, have a brand new single and we air it this week along with two of their older tracks. We introduce singing/songwriting duo Skinny Wolf from Canberra and Yorta Yorta musician Allara and we air the title track to the latest math-rock LP from Vancouver’s Mi’ens which is out soon on Kill Rock Stars.


Podcast #416

August 23, 2020

Featuring Carla Geneve, Soda Pony, Dizzy and more

X – ‘I Don’t Wanna Go Out’ [AU]
Exploding White Mice – ‘Fear (Late At Night)’ [AU]
Powder Monkeys – ‘Yin Yang’ [AU]
The Meanies – ‘Drowning Tower’ [AU]
Dave Graney & Clare Moore – ‘We Need A Champion (Live)’ [AU]
Carla Geneve – ‘Don’t Wanna Be Your Lover’ [AU]
The Accomplice – ‘Magical Sunday 8’ [CA]
Dizzy – ‘Roman Candles’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Self Confidence’ [CA]
Shawnee – ‘Building A Wall’ [CA]
Soda Pony -‘Dancing’ [CA]
Peach Pit – ‘Tommy’s Party’ [CA]
The Fall – ‘Australians In Europe’ [UK]

This week with air three of the tracks that Link Meanie picked as the 10 Greatest Australian Punk Tracks of All Time, in a recent article. The bands we pick from the list are X, Exploding White Mice and Powder Monkeys. We air a track from the new Dave Graney & Clare Moore album ‘With Georgio “The Dove” Valentino and Malcolm Ross (Live)’ and introduce two-spirited First Nations artist Shawnee who recently won the 2020 CBC Searchlight competition.


Podcast #415

August 18, 2020

Featuring Archie Roach, Baker Boy, Trent Agecoutay and more

Crow – ‘Prisoner [For Jean Genet]’ [AU]
Crow – ‘Your Motive’ [AU]
Crow – ‘Railhead’ [AU]
Archie Roach – ‘A Child Was Born Here’ [AU]
Baker Boy – ‘Meditjin – feat. Jess B’ [AU]
Midnight Oil – ‘Gadigal Land’ [AU]
Luke Lalonde – ‘Nebraska’ [CA]
Julie Arsenault – ‘Atlantic City’ [CA]
Peter Dreimanis – ‘State Trooper’ [CA]
Trent Agecoutay – ‘Do You Hear Me Now’ [CA]
Meisha & The Spanks – ‘Unstoppable’ [CA]
SNFU – ‘Cement Mixer’ [CA]
Courtney Barnett – ‘Out of the Woodwork’ [AU]

This week we feature Archie Roach and Baker Boy, award winners at the 2020 National Indigenous Music Awards, for Album of the Year and Song of the Year respectively.  And the Canadian half of the show includes Edmontonian Trent Agecoutay‘s single ‘Do You Hear Me Now’, which he describes as ‘written for every person of colour who has experienced abuse of power at the hands of the Police.’