Podcast #386

October 5, 2019

Featuring tracks from the new Popboomerang compilation 

Broken Social Scene – ‘Ibi Dreams of Pavement (A Better Day)’ [CA]
Broken Social Scene – ‘Swimmers’ [CA]
Broken Social Scene – ‘Handjobs for the Holidays’ [CA]
Loose Pills – ‘City of Thieves’ [AU]
Glomesh – ‘Crawlin’ Up AC/DC Lane’ [AU]
Little Murders – ‘Noisy Cats’ [AU]
The New Pornographers – ‘You’ll Need a New Backseat Driver’ [CA]
Haviah Mighty – ‘In Women Colour’ [CA]
Fly Pan Am – ‘Distance Dealer’ [CA]
Apollo Ghosts – ‘Western Red Cedar’ [CA]
Apollo Ghosts – ‘Campground Philosophy’ [CA]
Apollo Ghosts – ‘1983 Cassette’ [CA]
Di Brito – ‘B Waltz’ [CA]

This week, after three tracks from the Broken Social Scene self titled release from 2005, we share some previously unreleased tracks from the band new compilation from Pop Boomerang label titled Shake Yer Popboomerang Vol 3 – Various Artists. This excellent Australian label, which specializes i melodic pop, jangle, folk and rock, has been in business since 2005, and we’ll surely air more tracks from their back-catalogue in the future. Also on the show are three tracks from the brand new Apollo Ghosts record!


Podcast #385

September 28, 2019

Featuring Peter Black, A.Trozzo, Begonia and more

Peter Black – ‘Heaven With Their Stars Above’ [AU]
Peter Black – ‘Getting My Good Shirt Out For Court’ [AU]
Peter Black – ‘Rogue Cop’ [AU]
Hard-Ons – ‘Oh…You’re Crushed?!’ [AU]
Alexander Biggs – ‘Miserable’ [AU]
Julia Why? – ‘Holden On’ [AU]
A.Trozzo – ‘Dirtbag’ [CA]
Leela Gilday – ‘K’eintah Natse Ju’ [CA]
Begonia – ‘The Other Side’ [CA]
Robin Skies – ‘Sunny Days’ [CA]
Lightning Dust – ‘Mirror’ [CA]
Chain Whip – ‘On A Rope’ [CA]
Evangeline Gentle – ‘Sundays’ [CA]
Dave Gunning – ‘In The Time I Was Away’ [CA]
Magic Dirt – ‘Heavy Business’ [AU]

This week we air a single from Hard-Ons forthcoming full-length. but before that we dive into the back-catalogue of Hard-Ons guitarist Peter Black, aka Blackie. Tune in for new tracks from Alexander Biggs (Melbourne) and Julia Why? (Sydney). And in the Canadian half of the show we air the come-back single for First Nations artist Leela Gilday and a track from the new A.Trozzo EP (Lethbridge).


Podcast #384

September 28, 2019

Featuring Ainsley Farrell, The Highloves, Peter La Grand and more

Decline Of The Reptiles – ‘Don’t Look Down’ [AU]
Someloves – ‘Don’t Talk About Us’ [AU]
The Visitors – ‘Living World’ [AU]
June Jones – ‘Meryl’ [AU]
Ainsley Farrell – ‘Dark Spell’ [AU]
Benny Walker – ‘All Ya Gotta Do Is Call’ [AU]
The Highloves  – ‘Tried Too Hard’ [CA]
Haviah Mighty – ’13th Floor’ [CA]
Celeigh Cardinal – ‘The Devil Is A Blue Eyed Man’ [CA]
Keigh – ‘The Close’ [CA]
Peter La Grand – ‘The Cross and Crow’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘I Just Ran Out Of Friends’ [CA]
Neil Young & Stray Gators – ‘New Mama (live)’ [CA]
Ben Lee – ‘Nothing Much Happens’ [AU] 

The ‘Do The Pop! The Australian Garage-Rock Sound 1976-’87‘ compilation is highly recommended for discerning listeners of the show. We air three tracks from the compilation from lesser-known bands this week – Decline Of The Reptiles, Someloves and The Visitors (featuring Deniz Tek). After new Australian tracks including the latest from indigenous singer-songwriter Benny Walker, we introduce Keigh and Peter La Grand from Vancouver, with a track-a-piece from their debut releases.


Podcast #383

September 14, 2019

Featuring HTRK, Innes Wilson, Alien Boys and more

Brother Brick – ‘Chokito Roll’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘See You Tonight’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘Beyond My Hands’ [AU]
HTRK – ‘New Year’s Day’ [AU]
Whiskey and Wench – ‘After’ [AU]
Michael Waugh – ‘This Song Reminds Me’ [NZ]
Innes Wilson – ‘Two Serfs’ [CA]
A Tribe Called Red – ‘Tanokumbia (feat. El Dusty, Black Bear)’ [CA]
Megan Nash – ‘Deer Head (feat. Bears In Hazenmore)’
Gal Gracen – ‘Arcadia’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘Late Night Vietnamese Restaurant’ [CA]
Alien Boys – ‘Night Danger’ [CA]
AC/DC – ‘Downpayment Blues’ [AU]

This week we air three more tracks from now-defunct rockin’ Sydney band Brother Brick, who featured the late Jay Curley of Tumbleweed on bass. We introduce acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Michael Waugh, who still works as an English and drama teacher. Then we’re into new Canadian tracks including a new single for A Tribe Called Red and a track from the new record from Gal Gracen out of Vancouver.


Podcast #382

September 7, 2019

Featuring Omar Musa, Nice Apples, Chris-a-Riffic and more 

Proton Energy Pills – ‘The Ride’ [AU]
Tumbleweed – ‘Carousel’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘Beyond My Hands’ [AU]
Scoob McGoon – ‘Eddy Ave’ [AU]
The Burley Griffin – ‘Somewhere Sunny’ [AU]
Omar Musa – ‘Assimilate feat.Tasman Keith’ [AU]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Just Ran Out Of Friends’ [CA]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘Pleasantries’
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Was Around Before Any of You Were Born’ [CA]
Ada Lea – ‘What Makes Me Sad’ [CA]
Mauno – ‘Really Really’ [CA]
Nice Apples – ‘Hard To Know’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile’ [CA]
Alchemist – ‘Dancing To Life’ [AU]

Stoner rock legends Tumbleweed, of Wollongong, formed in 1990, and featured members of local band Proton Energy Pills, namely the Curley brothers. This week we air a Proton Energy Pills song, an early Tumbleweed single, and a track from Brother Brick, featuring Lenny Curley on guitar. I just got back from visiting family back in Australia, and while there I attended a local gig at Smiths Alternative Bookstore where I got to see outstanding singer-songwriters Scoob McGoon, Evan Buckley (of The Burley Griffin) and hip hop artist Omar Musa of Queanbeyan We air a track-a-piece from each of these artists before the Canadian part of the show featuring new Chris-a-Riffic!