Podcast #369

April 28, 2019

Featuring Nuela Charles, Jim Bryson, Middle Kids and more

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Do You Love Me’ [AU]
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Loverman’ [AU]
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘I Let Love In’ [AU]
Jackson Carroll – ‘Holy Hell’ [AU]
Middle Kids – ‘Real Thing’ [AU]
Avantdale Bowling Club – ‘F(r)iends’ [NZ]
New Swears – ‘Bon Voyage’ [CA]
Nuela Charles – ‘Danger’ [CA]
Trent Agecoutay – ‘Now… And Then’ [CA]
Jim Bryson – ‘Better On Drugs’ [CA]
Rae Spoon  – ‘Do Whatever The Fuck You Want’ [CA]
Wild/Kind – ‘Best Friend’s Dad’ [CA]

It’s the 25th anniversary of the landmark 1994 record from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – ‘Let Love In’ – and we air three tracks from it at the top of the show. We share the debut single from Jackson Carroll of Sydney and introduce the acclaimed jazz project of New Zealand’s Tom Scott – Avantdale Bowling Club. Tune in too for tracks from two artists who are nominated for this years’s Edmonton Music AwardsNuela Charles and Trent Agecoutay.


Podcast #368

April 28, 2019

Featuring Angie McMahon, The Scientists, The Jins and more

AC/DC – ‘Ride On’ [AU]
AC/DC – ‘Gone Shootin’ [AU]
AC/DC – ‘DT’ [AU]
Courtney Barnett – ‘Everybody Here Hates You’ [AU]
The Scientists – ‘Braindead (Resuscitated)’ [AU]
Angie McMahon – ‘Pasta’ [AU]
The Jins – ‘Pop Song’ [CA]
Wise Child – ‘Hurricane’ [CA]
At Mission Dolores – ‘Four’ [CA]
B.A Johnston – ‘I Miss 90s Hash’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Guts’ [CA]
METZ – ‘Escalator Teeth / On and On’ [CA]

We air the brand new Courtney Barnett single on today’s show along with a surprise new track from the legendary swamp rock/noise band The Scientists called ‘Braindead (Resuscitated)’ – their first recording in 30 years! In the Canadian half the show, you can hear tracks from three BC-based bands, which I discovered from the great blog Permanent Rain Press The Jins, Wise Child and At Mission Dolores.


Podcast #367

April 21, 2019

Featuring PUP, Abigail Lapell, Pugs & Crows and more

The New Pornographers – ‘The Laws Have Changed’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Failsafe’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – War On The East Coast’ [CA]
Sunrise Beach – ‘Tidal Romance’ [NZ/AU]
Regurgitator – ‘Don’t Stress’ [AU]
Scott Riley – ‘Hard Luck’ [AU]
Megan Nash – ‘Deer Head’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Guts’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ [CA]
Abigail Lapell – ‘Gonna Be Leaving’ [CA]
PIQSIQ – ‘Akuglugu: Then You Stir’ [CA]
Willy Blizzard – ‘Old Coot II’ [CA]
Pugs & Crows – ‘Postcards From Hospital Beds’ [CA]

This week, after airing three classics from The New Pornographers, we introduce alt-pop trio Sunrise Beach, originally from New Zealand but now located on the east coast of Australia, with the title track off their debut EP, Tidal Romance. We also have brand new singles to air from quality Canadian artists Megan Nash and Eamon McGrath and the debut single of Western Australian-based singer songwriter Scott Riley.


Podcast #366

April 6, 2019

Featuring The Fauves, The Honey Tongues, Daniel Romano and more

The Fauves – ‘Thin Body Thin’ [AU]
The Fauves – ‘Dwarf On Dwarf’ [AU]
The Fauves – ‘Self Abuser’ [AU]
Kyle Maher – ‘Serenity’ [AU]
Pond – ‘Tasmania’ [AU]
Tiny Fighter – ‘Tell Me’ [AU]
Daniel Romano – ‘All The Reaching Trims’ [CA]
Geoff Berner – ‘Super Subtle Folk Song’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Me In Glue’ [CA]
Seer – ‘Seven Stars, Seven Stones’ [CA]
The Honey Tongues – ‘Healthy God’ [CA]

Melbourne band The Fauves, who formed in 1988, are back soon with their 12th album. I can’t wait to hear more of the bands delightfully skewed melodies and the lyrical witticisms of Andy Cox. We kick off today’s show with singles from the band’s first three albums, including 90s hit ‘Self Abuser.’ Perth’s psychedelic masters Pond are back with a new single called ‘Tasmania’ which you can hear along with a selection of new Canadian tracks from Geoff Berner, Tough Age and more.


Podcast #365

March 3, 2019

Featuring Norine Brown, Kerry Ryan, Swim Team and more

Aldous Harding – ‘Stop Your Tears’ [NZ]
Aldous Harding – ‘Blend’ [NZ]
Aldous Harding – ‘Horizon’ [NZ]
Philip La Rosa – ‘Fable’ [AU]
Great Gable – ‘Cool Mind Blue’ [AU]
The Beasts – ‘Pearls Before Swine’ [AU]
Norine Brown – ‘Sleeping Buffalo’ [AU]
Kerry Ryan – ‘Stranded’ [CA]
PHYSIA – ‘Cool Cat’ [CA]
Ivory Towers – ‘Sand Witches’ [CA]
Swim Team – ‘Rabbit’ [CA]
Bre McDaniel – ‘Pipe Lines’ [CA]
You Am I – ‘Embarrassed (live)’ [CA]

Aldous Harding is a Kiwi-based folk singer-songwriter of outstanding quality, who has released records on both Flying Nun Records and 4AD. You can hear three tracks from these records on today’s show and we’ll keep an eye out for new tunes that are sure to be on their way. New Australian tracks after that including a single from Perth-based Great Gable and we introduce PHYSIA, the basement project of Victoria-BC-based James Bings, included with our top mix of new Canadian tunes.