Podcast #337

May 20, 2018

Featuring Look Blue Go Purple, Sue Folley, Eli Moore and more

Look Blue Go Purple – ‘Cactus Cat’ [NZ]
Jean-Paul Sartre Experience – ‘Inside and Out’ [NZ]
Straitjacket Fits – ‘Down In Splendour’ [NZ]
System Corporation – ‘Apathy Is Easy’ [NZ]
Beastwars – ‘Call To The Mountain’ [NZ]
Eli Moore – ‘I Got This’ [NZ]
Frankie – ‘Dream Reader’ [CA]
Bison – ‘Anti War’ [CA]
Jo Passed – ‘MDM’ [CA]
Sue Folley – ‘Run’ [CA]
Innes Wilson – ‘As Ink Dries’ [CA]
Neko Case – ‘Bad Luck’ [CA]

We continue our spotlight on Kiwi music on this week’s show, as New Zealand Music Month continues for the month of May. Following three more Flying Nun Records classics, we introduce contemporary Kiwi acts System Corporation and Eli Moore and sludge metal band Beastwars who are featured on the Doomed and Stoned in New Zealand compilation (there’s a Doomed and Stoned in Canada compilation which we must feature in an upcoming show…). And keep listening for new Canadian tracks from Vancouver band Frankie and Innes Wilson of Guelph, ON.


Podcast #336

May 12, 2018

Featuring The Bats, Matt Langley, Lindi Ortega and more

The Clean – ‘Anything Could Happen’ [NZ]
The Verlaines – ‘Death and the Maiden’ [NZ]
The Bats – ‘Made Up In Blue’ [NZ]
DateMonthYear – ‘March’ [NZ]
Tony Daunt and the Dauntless – ‘Wildfire’ [NZ]
Matt Langley – ‘Delicate Sun’ [NZ]
Faith Healer – ‘Light Of Loving’ [CA]
Faith Healer – ‘& Waiting’ (live) [CA]
Sandra Sutter – ‘Mountain Song’ [CA]
Lindi Ortega – ‘Liberty’ [CA]
Megan Nash – ‘Salted Salamanders’ [CA]
Devin Townsend Project – ‘Stormbending’ [CA]

May is a great time to revisit the groundbreaking sounds of bands on the early Flying Nun Records roster, because it’s New Zealand Music Month! Tune in for classics from The Clean, The Bats and The Verlaines and then tracks from contemporary Kiwi acts DateMonthYear, Tony Daunt and the Dauntless, and Matt Langley, before this week’s top selection of new Canadian music.


Podcast #335

May 5, 2018

Featuring Ecca Vandal, David Francey, Sober Becky and more!

Beasts of Bourbon – ‘Chase The Dragon’ [AU]
Beasts of Bourbon – ‘Can’t Say No’ [AU]
Beasts of Bourbon – ‘So Long’ [AU]
Body Type – ‘Arrow’ [AU]
Even – ‘Little Piece’ [AU]
Ecca Vandal – ‘Your Orbit ft. Sampa The Great’ [AU]
Pharis and Jason Romero – ‘Sweet Old Religion’ [CA]
Dave Allen – ‘Plainview’ [CA]
David Francey – ‘Lonely Road’ [CA]
Danny Bell – ‘Yadda Yadda’ [CA]
Crones – ‘Gatorade’ [CA]
Sober Becky – ‘Exasperated on Your Couch’ [CA]
Neko Case – ‘Hell On’ [CA]

This week we air three Beasts of Bourbon tracks that bassist Brian Hooper co-wrote and played on. Hooper sadly passed away late in April after being diagnosed with lung cancer last year. Also on the show we play Melbourne-based Ecca Vandal‘s track ‘Your Orbit’ (check out the cool video inspired by 90s hip hop and female empowerment). And then we’re into the Canadian part of the show with brand new tracks from Juno Award winning folk artists David Francey and Pharis and Jason Romero. An eclectic mix of tracks as always!


Podcast #334

April 28, 2018

Featuring Flowertruck, Jeremy Dutcher, Kellarissa and more!

Tumbleweed – ‘Stoned’ [AU]
Tumbleweed – ‘Sundial’ [AU]
Tumbleweed – ‘Mr Pharmacist’ [AU]
Scalper – ‘Want’ [NZ]
Flowertruck – ‘Dying To Hear’ [AU]
Primitive Motion – ‘Feed The Signals’ [AU]
Jeremy Dutcher – ‘Mehcinut’ [CA]
Trent Agecoutay – ‘Kokum’s Stories’ [CA]
Mariel Buckley – ‘Rose Coloured Frames’ [CA]
Oh Susanna – ‘Thunderbird’ [CA]
Dennis Ellsworth – ‘The Bottom’ [CA]
Kellarissa – ‘Ocean Electric’ [CA]
shitlordfuckerman – ‘Cicadabanana’ [CA]

It’s fitting to re-visit some tracks from Wollongong-based stoner legends Tumbleweed given the recent 420 celebration here in North America! We feature some country music this week with new tracks from Trent Agecoutay and Mariel Buckley, both of Alberta. Also this week we introduce listeners to Jeremy Dutcher who’s innovative debut album ‘Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa’ includes traditional songs from Wolastoq First Nation communities that were recorded over 100 years ago and preserved on wax cylinders.


Podcast #333

April 20, 2018

Featuring Mark Lang, The Native Cats, Tough Customer and more

Straight Arrows – ‘Bad Temper’ [AU]
Summer Flake – ‘Drag You Down’ [AU]
Donny Benet – ‘Gentleman’s Choice’ [AU]
Mark Lang – ‘Ride On’ [AU]
The Rivers – ‘Tricks and Lovers’ [AU]
The Native Cats – ‘Nixon Nevada’ [AU]
Amy Blanding – ‘Can’t Look Back’ [CA]
Naomi Kavka – ‘Buggin Out’ [CA]
Saltwater Hank – ‘Ballad Of Maud Watt’ [CA]
Tough Customer – ‘Secretly The Mayor’ [CA]
Passive – ‘Vulture Halo’ [CA]
Peggy Lee – ‘Landscapes’ [CA]

While Melbourne get’s international acclaim for being the ‘live music capital of the world’, Sydney musicians have had to struggle against the obstacles of closing venues and lock-out laws. But there are still countless top-notch bands and artists in Sydney and at the top of this week’s show we feature tracks from three of the artists on the roster of Sydney-based indie label Rice Is Nice, which was formed by Julia Wilson and Ben Shackleton in 2008. You can hear a track a piece from Straight Arrows, Summer Flake and Donny Benet. We also feature tracks from three artists featured on the Scrambled Eggs compilation from Good Egg Records out of Prince George – Amy Blanding, Naomi Kavka and Saltwater Hank.