Podcast #387

November 29, 2019

Featuring Kiwi Jr, Lemih Thompson, Archie Roach and more

Briggs – ‘Bad Apples’ [AU]
Briggs – ‘The Children Came Back’ [AU]
Briggs – ‘Life Is Incredible’ [AU]
Archie Roach – ‘Open Your Eyes’ [AU]
Lemih Thompson – ‘Kapi Tina (Big Rain)’ [CA]
Jonathan Doolan and the Areyonga Band – ‘Kapi (Water)’ [CA]
A Tribe Called Red & Keith Secola – ‘NDN Kars’ [CA]
Nehiyawak – ‘Disappear’ [CA]
Robbie Robertson – ‘Once Were Brothers’ [CA]
Kiwi Jr – ‘Salary Man’ [CA]
Alaskan Tapes – ‘The Times Are Tired’ [CA]
Gabrielle Papillon – ‘Shout It Out’ [CA]
Amy Blanding – ‘Down The Line’ [CA]

This week we feature wonderful tracks from Australian Aboriginal and Canadian First Nations artists. From Australia, we introduce hip hop legend Briggs as well as Pintupi-Luritja man Lemih Thompson and Jonathan Doolan and the Areyonga Band who both hail from Central Australia. And from Canada we hear a new track from the legendary Robbie Robertson and the latest re-mix single from A Tribe Called Red.


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.