Podcast #377

July 8, 2019

Featuring Propagandhi, Sarah MacDougall and Skye Wallace

Propagandhi – ‘Anti Manifesto’ [CA]
NoMeansNo – ‘I’m An Asshole’ [CA]
cub – ‘New York City’ [CA]
Skye Wallace – ‘There Is A Wall’ [CA]
Kevin Breit – ‘Stella Bella Strada’ [CA]
Justin Rutledge – ‘Passages’ [CA]
Snotty Nose Rez Kids – ‘Boujee Natives’ [CA]
Gary Edward Allen – ‘Come On, Come On’ [CA]
Sarah MacDougall – ‘We Are Fire’ [CA]
The Sadies – ‘Through Strange Eyes’ [CA]
Blocktreat – ‘Grief’ [CA]
Kitty & The Rooster – ‘One Gig Hard Drive’ [CA]

July 1 was Canada Day, so to celebrate, this week it’s a full 1 hour of Cancon! We start out with some punk classics from Propagandhi and NomeansNo, before featuring a track from Skye Wallace’s self-titled album that is gaining rave reviews. We air the new single from Toronto-based singer-songwriter Gary Edward Allen and feature three of the acts playing the Arts On The Fly Festival in Horsefly, BC on 12 and 13 July – Blocktreat, Kitty & The Rooster, and headliners The Sadies!


Podcast #376

June 25, 2019

Featuring Evan Catalano’s interview with Joe Keithley from D.O.A

D.O.A – ‘The Enemy’ [CA]
Interview with Joe Keithley of D.O.A Pt 1
D.O.A – ‘Time To Fight Back’ [CA]
Interview with Joe Keithley of D.O.A Pt 2
D.O.A – ‘The Great White Hope’ [CA]
Baker Boy – ‘In Control’ [AU]
Kirin J. Callinan – ‘The Whole Of The Moon’ [AU]
Tkay Maidza – ‘White Rose’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘I Can’t Sleep’ [CA]
Emilie Kahn – ‘Island’ [CA]
Digawolf – ‘Broken Bone’ [CA]
Gal Gracen – ‘Arcadia’ [CA]

The legendary D.O.A from Vancouver are still going strong after 40 years. In anticipation of their gig at the Limelight in Williams Lake, BC on 11 July, Evan Catalano of Shock Collar Records has interviewed front-man Joe Keithley. We air the two part interview on today’s show also with three quality D.O.A tunes. We air a track from the surprise new covers album from the provocative Kirin J. Callinan as well as a the first single from Gal Gracen‘s debut album ‘Fantasy Garden.’


Podcast #375

June 22, 2019

Featuring Art Bergmann, Kuri, Naomi Shore and more

Art Bergmann – ‘Sexual Roulette’ [CA]
Art Bergmann – ‘American Wife’ [CA]
Art Bergmann – ‘Mirage’ [CA]
Dave Graney & the MistLY – ‘Baby, I Wish I’d Been A Better Pop Star’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘Night Terrors’ [AU]
The Disgruntled Taxpayers – ‘Escalator Etiquette’ [AU]
Naomi Shore – ‘Fine’ [CA]
Merival – ‘Sinner’ [CA]
Jesse Lebourdais – ‘See You In The Storm’ [CA]
Kuri – ‘The Great Orator’ [CA]
Kristin Witko – ‘I’d Rather It Be With You’ [CA]
Devin Townsend – ‘Evermore’ [CA]

Canadian punk rock legend Art Bergmann, who made his name in Vancouver, these days lives in rural Alberta, but is still active in music. At the top of the show, we unearth a couple of tracks from his early 90s output, as well as a track from recent album The Apostate. Brisbane-based 3-piece Disgruntled Taxpayers are back with another record of biting social commentary called $5 Toaster, and we air a track from the release, before the Canadian half of the show that includes singles from Abbotsford, BC-based artists Kuri and Kristin Witko.


Podcast #374

June 15, 2019

Featuring Rocket Science, CASA X, Biawanna and more

Black Mountain – ‘Modern Music’ [CA]
Black Mountain – ‘Tyrants’ [CA]
Black Mountain – ‘Future Shade’ [CA]
Amyl And the Sniffers – ‘Got You’ [AU]
Rocket Science – ‘Chasing Raindows’ [AU]
CASA X – ‘Lighting Fires’ [AU]
Co-Op – ‘Second View’ [CA]
Sightlines – ‘We Don’t Have To Be Friends Forever’ [CA]
Energy Slime – ‘It’s Cold’ [CA]
Biawanna – ‘Care’ [CA]
Emma Lee Toyoda – ‘Hope It (Really) Sucked’ [CA]
shitlord fuckerman – ‘Theme from ‘House Man’ [CA]

Long-running Vancouver-based psychedelic rock band Black Mountain have lost a few founding members recently, but Steve McBean, now based in Los Angeles, is continuing the band in three-piece form. He has just released the latest Black Mountain album called Destroyer. We air a single from this record after a track-a-piece from the band’s first two records. You can hear the come-back single from Aussie rockers Rocket Science and more of the bands that played Music Waste 2019 in Vancouver.


Podcast #373

June 15, 2019

Featuring SPOD, Babe Corner, Megamall

Rae Spoon – ‘Great Lakes’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘My Heart Is A Piece Of Garbage’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘Come On Forest Fire Burn’ [CA]
Leonie Kingdom – ‘Rhubarb’ [AU]
PLTS – ‘Young Ones’ [AU]
SPOD – ‘Sexual Fantasy’ [AU]
Brutal Poodle – ‘Summer of 89’ [CA]
Babe Corner – ‘Alone At The Party’ [CA]
Daniel Geddes – ‘Keep Me’ [CA]
Primp – ‘Outside’ [CA]
Megamall – ‘Two Faced’ [CA]
Garbage Dreams – ‘Backlash’ [CA]
Died Pretty – ‘Life To Go (Landsakes)’ [CA]

Rae Spoon‘s debut album Superior You Are Inferior, is now 10 years old, so to celebrate, we air the three classic lead-off tracks at the start of the show. I remember being captivated by the record at first listen and got a chance to see her perform in Edmonton shortly thereafter. They have continue to release acclaimed indie albums i in the years since, tour widely and most recently found Coax Records, which champions the music of underrepresented groups in Canadian music. You can also hear a surprise new single from cult Sydney-based artist SPOD and tracks from some of the bands playing Music Waste 2019 in Vancouver.