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!


Podcast #381

August 29, 2019

Featuring Slaughter, Brutal Poodle, Bodyjar and more

Slaughter – ‘Nocturnal Hell’ [CA]
Voivod – ‘Tribal Convictions’ [CA]
Anvil – ‘Mothra’ [CA]
Stuart Nuggett – ‘Nayurni (Woman)’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘Night Terrors’ [AU]
Dyson Stringer Cloher – ‘Falling Clouds’ [AU]
The Staggers and Jaggs – ‘Bag Of Bones'[CA]
lie – ‘Ethics’ [CA]
Brutal Poodle – ‘Low Tide’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘Do Whatever The Heck You Want’ [CA]
Kimmortal – ‘Longing’ [CA]
Sloan – Spin Our Wheels’ [CA]
Bodyjar – ‘Glossy Books’ [CA]

CBC recently posted an excellent article highlighting the evolution of Canada’s metal scene so we kick of the show with tracks from three of the noted bands Slaughter, Voivod and Anvil. We introduce Australian Aboriginal artist Stuart Nuggett with his single Nayurni (Woman) and air three more tracks from the Punkouver Vol III compilation.


Podcast #380

August 29, 2019

Featuring Celibate Rifles, Ainslie Wills, Dadweed and more

The Celibate Rifles – ‘Jesus On TV’ [AU]
The Celibate Rifles – ‘Johnny’ [AU]
The Celibate Rifles – ‘Electravision Mantra’ (Live) [AU]
The Fauves – ‘Muezzin The Older Guy’ [AU]
Tropical Fuck Storm – ‘Who’s My Eugene’ [AU]
Ainslie Wills – ‘Society’ [AU]
The New Pornographers – ‘Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ [CA]
Lightning Dust – ‘Devoted To’ [CA]
storc – ‘Go Ahead California, Fall Off’ [CA]
Invasives – ‘Live Fast Diet Young’ [CA]
Dadweed – ‘Cool’ [CA]
Tonk – ‘Silt’ [CA]

Damien Lovelock, much loved front-man of Aussie punk band The Celibate Rifles, yoga teacher and media personality, sadly passed away from cancer recently, aged 65.  We pay tribute to his passing with three Celibate Rifles classics at the top of the show.  We also air the lead-off track to the new album by The Fauves and three tracks from the new Punkcouver Vol 3 compilation which was compiled by Russian Tim from CiTR’s Rocket To Russia!


Podcast #379

August 29, 2019

Featuring Jen Cloher, Kirin J Callinan, Biawanna and more

Courtney Barnett – ‘Pickles In The Jar’ [AU]
Jen Cloher – ‘Regional Echo’ [AU]
Larissa Tandy – ‘Harder Heavier’ [AU]
Dyson Stringer Cloher – ‘Falling Clouds’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘Night Terrors’ [AU]
Kirin J Callinan – ‘The Homosexual’ [AU]
SNFU – ‘Victims Of The Womanizer (live)’ [CA]
Orville Peck – ‘Dead Of Night’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘It’s Getting Close’ [CA]
Devours – ‘Vivaldi My Reptile’ [CA]
Biawanna – ‘Partner In Crime’ [CA]

It’s Pride 2019 in Canada and this week we feature tracks from outstanding LGBTQ+ artists from Australia and Canada.  You can hear the new single from supergroup Dyson Stringer Cloher and a track from Kirin J Callinan‘s new covers album.  We air a track from the new SNFU live album and tracks from Devours and Biawanna who played the Pride event at Red Gate in Vancouver.