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Podcast #404

May 20, 2020

Featuring The Stroppies, Erica Mah, Aiden Knight and more

The Stems – ‘Tears Me In Two’ [AU]
The Stems – ‘Can’t Resist’ [AU]
The Stems – ‘At First Sight’ [AU]
The Stroppies – ‘Nothing At All’ [AU]
Poisoned Livers – ‘Wild Card’ [NZ]
Briggs – ‘Extra Extra’ [AU]
Neil Young – ‘Try’ [CA]
Harrow Fair – ‘Dark Gets Close’ [CA]
Erica Mah – ‘No Predators’ [CA]
Rich Aucoin – ‘How It Breaks’ [CA]
Austra – ‘Anywayz’ [CA]
The Flamingo Pinks – ‘Hold On’ [CA]
Aiden Knight – ‘Sixteen Stares’ [CA]
Pharis & Jason Romero – ‘Old Chateliane’ [CA]
Heron – ‘Void Eater’ [CA]

Sadly, Richard Lane, a founding member of Perth power pop act, The Stems, has passed away so we air three classics from this beloved power-pop and garage rock band from Perth, WA. This week you can hear a track from indigenous rapper Briggs, a taster from Neil Young‘s soon to be released, long lost album Homegrown, and we introduce punk band Poisoned Livers from New Zealand and singer-songwriter Erica Mah from Whitehorse, Yukon.

Podcast #403

May 13, 2020

Featuring Krief, Orit Shimoni, Greta Herba and more

The Persian Rugs- ‘Mr Tripper’ [AU]
The Persian Rugs – ’15 Kinds of Fool’ [AU]
The Persian Rugs – ‘Be A Woman’ [AU]
Scalper – ‘Want’ [NZ]
A Country Practice – ‘The Inundation into Our Room’ [AU]
RADICALS – ‘Stay’ [AU]
Krief – ‘Daydream Lover’ [CA]
Orit Shimoni – ‘Song For Townes’ [CA]
Sarah Harmer – ‘St. Peter’s Bay’ [CA]
Marin Patenaude – ‘Cold Front’ [CA]
Greta Herba – ‘Lost In Limbo’ [CA]
Here North There – ‘Daybreak’ [CA]
Radio Birdman – ‘New Race’ [AU]

Following the Hoodoo Guru’s hiatus in 1998, band members got the itch to play again, so they re-branded themselves as The Persian Rugs and put out an EP and LP, chock full of 60s-style garage rock tunes. We air three of these tracks this week. Our mix of new tunes this week includes family band A Country Practice with their song ‘The Inundation into Our Room’ – a reflection on past floods and storms that hit South East Queensland, and a single from Vancouverite¬†Marin Patenaude’s forthcoming full-length.

Podcast #402

May 9, 2020

Featuring Angie McMahan, Motorists, David Newberry and more

TV Colours – ‘The Neighbourhood’ [AU]
TV Colours – ‘Lost Highway’ [AU]
TV Colours – ‘All The Kids Are Grown Up’ [AU]
Possible Humans – ‘Aspiring To Be A Bloke’ [CA]
Baby Machine / The Vee Bees – ‘Please Don’t Touch’ (Johnny Kidd and The Pirates cover) [AU]
Angie McMahan – ‘Everywhere’ (Fleetwood Mac cover) [AU]
New Fries – ‘Ploce’ [CA]
Motorists – ‘Honey Is Flying In All Directions’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Waiting Here’ [CA]
Himalayan Bear – ‘Tomorrow Is A Long Time – Feat. Ashley Shadow’ (Bob Dylan cover) [CA]
Ora Cogan – ‘Sleeping’ [CA]
David Newberry – ‘Afterthought’ [CA]
CLONE – ‘Bubblegum’ [CA]
Split Enz – ‘Time For A Change’ [CA]

This week we start with three tracks from the debut from Canberra-based TV Colours, ‘Purple Skies, Toxic River’, was six years in the making and released in 2013. This bracing blend of distorted guitars and vocals and synths exceptional hooks became an instant classic when it was released. And our mix of new Australian and Canadian tracks features some covers recorded by The Vee Bees, Angie McMahan and Ryan Beattie’s project Himalayan Bear, which has recorded an album of Bob Dylan songs with Vancouver friends during Covid-19 lockdown.

Podcast #401

May 2, 2020

Featuring Kira Puru, Century Egg, Evan Thomas and more

The Drones – ‘Sharkfin Blues’ [AU]
Augie March – ‘One Crowded Hour’ [AU]
Architecture In Helsinki – ‘Heart It Races’ [AU]
Baker Boy – ‘Move’ [AU]
Kira Puru – ‘Idiot’ [AU]
Andy White – ‘Empty Streets Of Florence’ [AU]
Apollo Ghosts – ‘Streets Of Fire’ [CA]
Apollo Ghosts – ‘Comes In Waves’ [CA]
Apollo Ghosts – ‘God’s Country’ [CA]
Evan Thomas – ‘ADD’ [CA]
Jody Glenham – ‘Talking Out Loud’ [CA]
Century Egg – ‘Can We Play’ [CA]
Hard-Ons – ‘Sri Lanka’ [AU]

Junkee.com has posted The History Of Australian Indie Rock In 30 Essential Tracks. The list starts from 1988 but i’m going to pick up from 2005 which is around the time I started travelling and wasn’t paying as much attention to oz music as I should have. After three classics from that era, we debut¬†‘Streets of Florence’, a track Andy White and collaborators recorded in March and April swapping files from lockdown in Italy and Melbourne. Then it’s three tracks from the surprise LP from Apollo Ghosts titled Local Delivery Only, a selection of covers of the Ghosts’s favourite Vancouver artists and bands.

Podcast #400

April 25, 2020

Featuring Jillian Lake, Elf Pity, Kim Barlow and more

Young Modern – ‘Automatic’ [AU]
The Zimmermen – ‘Don’t Go To Sydney’ [AU]
John Dowler – ‘Golden Days’ [AU]
TISM – ‘Babies Bite Back (live)’ [AU]
TISM – ‘Choose Bad Smack (live)’ [AU]
TISM – ‘The Mystery of the Artist Explained (live)’ [AU]
Pharis & Jason Romero – ‘Hometown Blues’ [CA]
Rich Aucoin – ‘How It Breaks’ [CA]
Wares – ‘Living Proof’ [CA]
Elf Pity – ‘Fisher’ [CA]
Jillian Lake – ‘Bleed Baby Bleed’ [CA]
Minimus Rex – ‘The Strangest of Ways’ [CA]
Phuture Memoriez – ‘Nrg or Nrj’ [CA]
Kim Barlow – ‘String Bean’ [CA]

After some classic Aussie power pop from John Dowler‘s bands Young Modern and The Zimmermen, we have a real treat this week with tracks from a surprise archival release from the legendary anarchic alternative rock band TISM – ‘Live At The Corner Hotel 30 May 1988’. In the Canadian half of the show you can hear the latest single from Pharis & Jason Romero from Horsefly BC, and a track by Minimus Rex which is his reflection on his Covid-19 isolation.