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Podcast #313

October 14, 2017

Featuring Barker Boy, Twerps, Lisa Muswagon and more

The Black Diamonds – ‘I Want, Need, Love You’ [AU]
The Loved Ones – ‘Everlovin’ Man’ [AU]
The Atlantics – ‘Come On’ [AU]
Twerps – ‘It’s Time’ [AU]
Travis Caudle – ‘Out On A Limb’ [AU]
Barker Boy feat Yirrmal – ‘Maryunna’ [AU]
Julie and the Wrong Guys -‘Love and Leaving’ [CA]
The Pack AD – ‘Dollhouse’ [CA]
Lisa Muswagon – ‘Rabbit Travels Hwy 6’ [CA]
Mapstone – ‘Life Sweet Life’ [CA]
Respectful Child – ‘Trickle’ [CA]
Broken Social Scene – 7/4 (Shoreline)

At the top of this week’s show we feature three more bands listed on the most excellent article The History Of Australian Punk in 30 Tracks – The Black Diamonds, The Loved Ones and The Atlantics. We’re still in the 1960s with this list so plenty more bands to come!

We air a track that Melbourne-based guitar-pop outfit Twerps have contributed to the Thirty Days of Yes subscription mixtape of Australian bands. The tape was developed in response to the controversial Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, and tape supports the LGBTQI+ community, particularly the youth community who don’t have a voice in the public debate. And lots of great new Canadian music including a track from Lisa Muswagon of Pimicikamak Cree Nation and a meticulously crafted violin piece from Respectful Child out of Saskatoon.

Podcast #312

October 7, 2017

Featuring The Dishrags, The Plodes, No Sister and more

Pointed Sticks – ‘Out Of Luck’ [CA]
The Dishrags – ‘Past Is Past’ [CA]
The Enigmas – Windshield Wiper’ [CA]
Roo – ‘Selkie’ [AU]
No Sister – ‘Romantic Notion’ [AU]
Juliette Seizure & the Tremor-Dolls – ‘Wasted On You’ [AU]
Moths and Locusts – ‘Strange Space’ [CA]
Julie and the Wrong Guys – ‘You Wanted What I Wanted’ [CA]
Chad Van Gaalen – ‘Old Heads’ [CA]
KMVD – ‘Build Something Else’ [CA]
The Plodes – ‘Denny’s Steak Dinner’ [CA]
Uptights – ‘Edge Of The Earth’ [CA]
Peter Foldy – ‘Face the Music’ [CA]
The River Jordon- ‘No Future No Past’ [CA]
Neil Young – ‘Hawaii’ [CA]

This week we bring you three more tracks from the George Straight’s ‘highly subjective list of the 50 best-ever songs to spring from Vancouver‘ – a track apiece from punk-era legends Pointed Sticks, The Dishrags and The Enigmas. We introduce Brisbane band Roo and Nanaimo, BC-based space rock outfit Moths and Locusts and debut new tracks from Julie Doiron and past Stranded-interviewees The River Jordon and Peter Foldy!

Podcast #311

October 1, 2017

Featuring  Benny Walker, Big League, The Avlusions and more

Modernettes – ‘Barbra’ [CA]
The Blue Shadows – ‘Coming On Strong’ [CA]
Pure – ‘Anna Is A Speed Freak’ [CA]
Sand Pebbles – ‘Desire Lines’ [AU]
Big League – ‘Best In Show’ [AU]
Benny Walker -‘Save’ [AU]
Faith Healer – ‘Light Of Loving’ [CA]
Supermoon – ‘Night Division’ [CA]
SBDC – ‘Scissor Wizard’ [CA]
The Avlusions – ‘The End’ [CA]
Waitress – ‘Engram’ [CA]
The Evaporators – ‘Chuckanut’ [CA]
Neil Young – ‘Change Your Mind’ [CA]

We generally kick off the show with older Australian track but this week we feature some Vancouver classics, thanks to the Georgia Straight magazines ‘highly subjective list of the 50 best-ever songs to spring from Vancouver‘, which they’ve posted as part of their 50th anniversary. So you can hear tracks from Modernettes, The Blue Shadows and Pure! Next we debut Australian indigenous artist Benny Walker’s new single ‘Save’ and lots of great new Canadian music including tracks from Saskatoon bands The Avlusions and Waitress.

Podcast #310

September 24, 2017

Featuring tracks from Jen Cloher, Sam Tudor, The Judys and more

The Easybeats – ‘Wedding Ring’ [AU]
The Missing Links – ‘You’re Driving Me Insane’ [AU]
The Purple Hearts – ‘Just A Little Bit’ [AU]
Cosmic Psychos – ‘Better In The Shed’ [AU]
Vacant Valley – ‘Microflarn’ [NZ]
Jen Cloher – ‘Forgot Myself’ [AU]
Destroyer – ‘Tinseltown Swimming In Blood’ [CA]
Woolworm – ‘Deserve To Die’ [CA]
Oh Susanna – ‘Walked All The Way Home’ [CA]
Only A Visitor – ‘Visiting Light’ [CA]
Sam Tudor – ‘New Apartment’ [CA]
Le Plaisir – ‘Childblaims’ [CA]
The Judys – ‘Kiss My Ass’ [CA]

We kick off the show with three tracks listed on the most excellent online article ‘The History Of Australian Punk in 30 Tracks’. The list is chronological so we begin with 60s tracks from the legendary Easybeats, The Missing Links and the Purple Hearts before following in the coming weeks with the 70s and onwards. The Cosmic Psychos are back! We air new single ‘Better In The Shed’ (language warning), as well as lots of top quality new tracks from Jen Cloher, Destroyer, Sam Tudor and more.

Podcast #309

September 16, 2017

Featuring an interview with The Alkemist

The Church – ‘No Certainty Attached’ [AU]
The Church – ‘Seafaller’ [AU]
The Church – ‘Undersea’ [AU]
The Alkemist – ‘Lookin’ Back (but only for a second)’ [CA]
The Alkemist – Interview Pt 1
The Alkemist- ‘King Of The Faeries’ [CA]
The Alkemist – Interview Pt 2
The Alkemist – ‘Sinner’s Blues’ [CA]
Kim Gouchie – ‘Every Mountain’ [CA]
Samson’s Delilah – Rain’ [CA]
Frontal Lobotomy – ‘Just As Close To Nothing’ [CA]
Screemfeeder – ‘Triple Hook’ [AU]

Our special guest this week is Jay Myers aka The Alkemist.  I first saw Jay play live last summer and was highly impressed with his positive spirit and one-man-band eclecticism. This year I caught up with Jay at the 2017 Arts Wells festival and had a great chat on a sunny morning sitting by the creek near town. You can hear three tracks from the band new Alkemist record Lighthouse and hear Jay talk about his impressive home building project in Fort Fraser. BC where he resides and makes music. You can also hear the brand new single Undersea, from The Church from their highly anticipated new record Man Woman Life Death Infinity.