Podcast #328

March 17, 2018

Featuring Jo Passed, Holzkopf, Rei so La and more

Celibate Rifles – ’24 Hours’ [AU]
Celibate Rifles – ‘Cycle’ [AU]
Celibate Rifles – ‘Lazy Sunshine’ [AU]
Rei so La – ‘Inside Out’ [AU]
Zk king – ‘COUTURE’ [AU]
JANEVA – ‘Humble Beginnings (ft. ZenSoFly)’ [AU]
Ghostly Beard – ‘The Love in Your Eyes’ [CA]
Orit Shimoni – ‘Pgisha Le’ein Ketz’ [CA]
Holzkopf – ‘Casting Shadows’ [CA]
Jo Passed – ‘MDM’ [CA]
Sam Tudor – ‘Silver Lining Skies’ [CA]

Congrats to the Arts On The Fly crew for the smashing success of the inaugural Dark Times Festival, which took place at the start of this month in Williams Lake, BC. Our final track on the show today is featured on Sam Tudor‘s latest record Quotidian Dream (Sam and band played to an appreciative hometown audience at the festival). Before that, you can hear three classics from the Celibate Rifles, a track a-piece from contemporary Australian soul acts Rei so La, Zk king and JANEVA, a new track from Vancouver-based noise artist Holzkopf and more!

Podcast #327

February 24, 2018

Featuring Eamon McGrath, Kayla Rose, Zane and more

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Hammer Song’ [AU]
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Breathless’ [AU]
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Anthrocene’ [AU]
Rowan Porter – ‘Sleeping Dogs’ [AU]
Abbey Baker – ‘Tell Me How’ [AU]
Kayla Rose – ‘Warm With You’ [AU]
Zane – ‘Desert Blossom’ [CA]
Dom Fricott – ‘Help Is Needed’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Power’ [CA]
Wallgrin – ‘Ae’aea’ [CA]
Uschitala – ‘Power Of The Sun’ [CA]

We’ve long been a fan of Edmonton, AB born and bred, Toronto-based songwriter Eamon McGrath. He’s back with with sixth full-length release titled Tantramar, which was recorded in Sackville, NB, at the abandoned George’s Roadhouse during last year’s SappyFest’s three-week songwriter in residence program. You can hear lead single ‘Power’ on the show this week. We debut Dom Fricott‘s single ‘Help Is Needed’ from his upcoming third solo album and feature two more of the acts playing at the Dark Times festival in Williams Lake, BC – Wallgrin and Uschitala.

Podcast #326

February 17, 2018

Featuring Even, Kristi Lane Sinclair, Rowan Porter and more

The Screaming Tribesmen – ‘Igloo’ [AU]
The Screaming Tribesmen – ‘Ice’ [AU]
Mick Medew & The Rumours – ‘Another Girl, Another Planet’ [AU]
Rhyece O’Neill – ‘The Fire In You’ [AU]
Even – ‘Victoria’ [AU]
Rowan Porter – ‘Sleeping Dogs’ [AU]
Kristi Lane Sinclair – ‘Fire In Santa Fe’ [CA]
Dahlia – ‘Back To The Days’ [CA]
Sloan- ‘The Day Will Be Mine’ [CA]
Jasper Sloan Yip – ‘The Day Past And The Sun Went Down’ [CA]
Parlour Panther – ‘With Love Forever’ [CA]

Given we’re broadcasting from Canada in February, we kick off the show with two classics from The Screaming Tribesmen, which are evocative of the iciness of winter – the singles ‘Igloo’ and ‘Ice’. We introduce listeners to Australian artist Rowen Porter, who is currently living in Vancouver, with her single ‘Sleeping Dogs’. Rowen’s debut 4-track EP is being released at the Heatley in Vancouver on 21st Feb. You can also hear brand new music from Sloan and Kristi Lane Sinclair, as well as tracks from two of the artists playing the upcoming Dark Times Festival in Williams Lake, BC!

Podcast #325

February 10, 2018

Featuring Tactics, Marlin’s Dreaming, Future Star and more

Little Murders – ‘Take Me, I’m Yours’ [AU]
Tactics – ‘Buried Country’ [AU]
Sunnyboys – ‘The Seeker’ [AU]
Marlin’s Dreaming – ‘Floating’ [NZ]
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘American Guilt’ [NZ]
Catzilla – ‘Boy From Another Time’ [AU]
Russian Tim and Pavel Bures – ‘SuperHIT’ [CA]
Meisha and the Spanks – ‘Atmosphere’ [CA]
In Mirrors – ‘Escape From Berlin’ [CA]
Mac DeMarco – ‘This Old Dog’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Stay Lost’ [CA]
Future Star – ‘Tap Out’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Me In Glue’ [CA]
The Cruel Sea – ‘Better Get A Lawyer’ [AU]

Following on from last show’s feature on Canberra bands, at the top of this week’s show we air the 1979 track ‘Buried Country’ from Tactics (Tactics formed in Canberra in 1977 and interestingly featured Steve Kilbey on bass in an early incarnation), which is an early example of a post-punk band’s statement against the government’s mistreatments of Aboriginal people.

We introduce listeners to new band from the musical hotbed of Dunedin New Zealand, called Marlin’s Dreaming, as well as 60s inspired Perth-based rock outfit, Catzilla. We also debut ‘SuperHIT’ from CiTR Radio’s own Russian Tim from his punk band Russian Tim and the Pavel Bures!

Podcast #324

February 3, 2018

Featuring Waterford, Caiti Baker, Kellarissa and more

78-Saab – ‘One Of These Days’ [AU]
Sidewinder – ‘Not Coming Home’ [AU]
East Row Rabble – ‘Aliens In My Brain’ [AU]
Waterford – ‘Charades’ [AU]
Pink Tea – ‘smoko’ [AU]
Caiti Baker – ‘Rough Old Town’ [AU]
Fletcher Gull – ‘Light Up’ [AU]
Kellarissa – ‘Ocean Electric’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘Fresh Bruise’ [CA]
Theresa Michelle Mohr – ‘Fox Tracks’ [CA]
The Alkemist – ‘The Moment’ [CA]

This week we debut new tracks from two Canberra bands – the single ‘Aliens in my Brain’ by funk/ska/blues/soul Canberra band East Row Rabble, featuring Ben Drysdale (we interviewed Ben way back in 2010 when he was visiting Vancouver!) and ‘Charades’ by long-running quality indie band Waterford. We also introduce listeners to Northern Territory-based r&b/soul artist Caiti Baker, Toronto-based Australian ex-pat Fletcher Gull and Theresa Michelle Mohr of northern BC.