Podcast #399

April 18, 2020

Featuring The Bats, Greta Stanley, Dada Plan and more

The Birthday Party -‘The Dim Locator (live)’ [AU]
These Immortal Souls – ‘The King of Kalifornia’ [AU]
Rowland S. Howard – ‘Dead Radio’ [AU]
The Smith Street Band – ‘I Still Dream About You’ [AU]
John Dowler’s Vanity Project – ‘Billy’s Pizza’ [AU]
Greta Stanley – ‘Soak Into This’ [AU]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Saturday’ [CA]
Silvertone Hills – ‘Reaction’ [CA]
The Small Glories – ‘Alberta’ [CA]
Strap – ‘Not A Lot’ [CA]
Dada Plan – ‘(Saw Flare) Scribble Nuance’ [CA]
Jennah Barry – ‘Roller Disco’ [CA]
Hut Hut – ‘Song Number One’ [CA]
The Bats – ‘Free All the Monsters’ [NZ]

This week, after revisiting the sublime guitar sounds of the late Rowland S. Howard, we air new tracks from Melbourne’s The Smith Street Band, Greta Stanley of Far North Queensland, and Aussie power-pop legend John Dowler. There’s new music from Dada Plan and Strap (featuring Sarah Cordingly, former music director of CiTR radio, both out of Vancouver. And there’s a treat at the tail end of the show of a wonderful later-day tune from The Bats, as recommend by Jarrett of Tough Age in a recent ‘quarantine’ Instagram live set!


Podcast #398

April 11, 2020

Featuring Ritual Dictates, Colin Lillie, Nap Eyes and more

Something For Kate – ‘Captain (A Million Miles An Hour)’ [AU]
Something For Kate – Roll Credit’ [AU]
Something For Kate – ‘Situation Room’ [AU]
Even – ‘Return To Stardust’ [AU]
The Chats – ‘Dine n Dash’ [AU]
Colin Lillie – ‘Broken’ [AU]
Ritual Dictates – ‘Extinction’ [CA]
Jordan Klassen – ‘I Want To Move Into Your House’ [CA]
Desirée Dawson and Francis Arevalo – ‘Move On’ [CA]
Nap Eyes – ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ [CA]
Dana Gavanski – ‘Catch’ [CA]
Sega Sisters – ‘Radical Babes’ [CA]

This week we air new tracks from seminal oz indie bands Something For Kate and Even before sharing a tune from the debut of Aussie ‘shed rock’ band The Chats, who really blew up on Youtube with ‘Smoko’ in 2017. The Canadian half of the show includes a new single from Vancouver-based singer-songwriter Jordan Klassan and an experimental psychedelic synthwave track from Hamilton’s Sega Sisters.


Podcast #397

April 4, 2020

Featuring SCABZ, Zaac Pick, Taylor Janzen and more

Smudge – ‘I Don’t Want To Be Grant McClennan’ [AU]
Smudge – ‘The Outdoor Type’ [AU]
Smudge – ‘Real McCoy Wrong Sinatra’ [AU]
SCABZ – ‘What You Stand For’ [AU]
Bodyjar – ‘Big Shot’ [AU]
Future Static – ‘Dead End’ [AU]
Trent Agecoutay – ‘A Place To Call Home’ [CA]
Zaac Pick – ‘Lighter Side of Blue’ [CA]
Domonique Fricott – ‘Curse Of Too Many Options’ [CA]
D.O.A – ‘Fucked Up Donald’ [CA]
Kimmortal – ‘Breathe’ [CA]
WUT – ‘Groceries’ [CA]
OK Vancouver OK – ‘A Parent (time is catching up)’ [CA]
Taylor Janzen – ‘I Feel A Darkness’ [CA]
Rose Melberg – ‘Take Some Time’ [CA]

Sydney-based indie-pop trio Smudge put out four records on Half-A-Cow Records in the 90’s. We air three tracks from the compilation the Smudge Is True, including the charming The Outdoor Type that was covered by The Lemonheads. Then we air the new single from punk band SCABZ, ‘What You Stand For’, a political track critical of Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The Canadian half of the show features new singles from singer-songwriters Trent Agecoutay, Zaac Pick and Domonique Fricott.


Podcast #396

March 28, 2020

Featuring Meiwa, merlin, Cable Ties and more

Custard – ‘Singlette’ [AU]
Custard – ‘The New Matthew’ [AU]
Custard – ‘Funky Again’ [AU]
The Fangin’ Felines –‘Tall Order’ [AU]
Cable Ties – ‘Sandcastles’ [AU]
Tom West – ‘Stuck On Repeat’ [AU]
Meiwa – ‘Waiting’ [CA]
merlin – ‘Lisbon’ [CA]
Red Monkey Black King – ‘Diffuser’ [CA]
OK Vancouver OK – ‘Fight’ [CA]
Gary Edward Allen – ‘Hear’ [CA]
Paris & Jason Romero – ‘We All Fall’ [CA]
Radio Birdman – ‘Crying Sun’ [AU]

90s indie-rock stalwarts Custard, from Brisbane, re-formed in 2009 and they’re about to release the third full-length of their second run of albums. We air a couple of classic singles as well as the latest single ‘Funky Again’. Then you can hear the debut single from Wollongong’s The Fangin’ Felines, featuring Morgana Ancone, formerly of Nitrocris. Jeff and the gang from OK Vancouver OK are back too with yet another brilliant lo fi release titled SHAPE UP, so tune in to hear the lead off track.


Podcast #395

March 23, 2020

Featuring Nitocris, Marlaena Moore, Dana Gavanski and more

Adalita – ‘The Repairer’ [AU]
Spiderbait – ‘Calypso’ [AU]
The Spazzys – ‘Paco Doesn’t Love Me’ [AU]
Kim Salmon – ‘Let’s All Get Destroyed’ [AU]
Kim Salmon – ‘Unadulterated’ [AU]
Kim Salmon – ‘The Poison Pen’ [AU]
John K Sampson – ‘Millennium for All’ [CA]
Dana Gavanski – ‘Yesterday Is Gone’ [CA]
Marlaena Moore – ‘Imposter’ [CA]
A Tribe Called Red – ‘Land Back’ [CA]
Mundy’s Bay – ‘Visions Of You’ [CA]
Nitocris – ‘10 Stories Down’ [AU]
Nitocris – ‘Sycophant’ [AU]

In celebration of recent International Women’s Day, this week you can hear some classic tracks from Adalita, Spiderbait, The Spazzys, and Nitocris. The prolific Kim Salmon put out a couple of new singles last year and we air them as well. Then it’s the weekly mix of new Canadian tracks including the new A Tribe Called Red single Land Back, which is in support of the Indigenous-led protests involving the Coastal GasLink pipeline in BC.