Podcast #423

December 5, 2020

Featuring Bill Tolson, Jillian Lake, Tumbleweed and more

The Stems – ‘At First Sight’ [AU]
The Stems – ‘Buds’ [AU]
The Stems – ‘At First Sight’ [AU]
Tumbleweed – ‘Shadowland’ (single) [AU]
Leonie Kingdom – ‘2020’ (single) [AU]
Bill Tolson – ‘Golden Rule’ [AU]
Jillian Lake – ‘Walk All Over You’ [CA]
Jenny Banai – ‘Shadow Thoughts’ [CA]
Leah Barley – ‘Mountains’ [CA]
Terry Uyarak – ‘Aniqsaatuinnarit’ [CA]
B.U.D – ‘What’s The Point Of This? (If I’m Not Into It)’ [CA]
Born On A Wednesday – ‘Dock Of The French’ [CA]
Snout – ‘Cromagnonman’ [AU]

Wollongong-based stoner rock legends Tumbleweed are finally back! After noting the realities of the current music market, weighted toward streaming, the band have chosen to forsake a traditional album format and release a series of singles instead. We air the first of these this week before our weekly mix of new Australian and Canadian music including tracks from Vancouver’s Jillian Lake, Jenny Banai and Leah Barley.




Podcast #422

October 19, 2020

Featuring Marin Patenaude, Kicksie, Chain Whip and more

Regurgitator – ‘Miffy’s Simplicity’ [AU]
Regurgitator – ‘FSO’ [AU]
Regurgitator – ‘Blubber Boy’ [AU]
Scalper – ‘Dust’ [NZ]
Steve Kilbey -‘ Josephine’ [AU]
Moaning Lisa – ‘Take You Out’ [CA]
Marin Patenaude – ‘The Build’ [CA]
Keegan Larose – ‘Stick It Out For Awhile’ [CA]
Danny Echo – ‘Atmosfear (remix)’ [CA]
Mike Richter – ‘All the Best’ [CA]
Cryonic Regeneration – ‘Oh You Know’ [CA]
Chain Whip – ‘Up In Smoke’. [CA]
Kicksie – ‘BANADA POP!’ [CA]
Like a Motorcycle – ‘Wide Awake’ [CA]
The North Sound – ‘Heavy Heart’ [CA]

This week we air the latest single from Scalper (NZ) and a track from the ever-prolific Steve Kilbey‘s album Eleven Women. We also air teaser from the 100 Block Rock compilation of artists who are working, living and creating in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver. This excellent voice for a resilient community under strain is available for pre-order now.


Podcast #421

October 14, 2020

Featuring Greta Stanley, Namoo Nara, SBDC and more

D.D Dumbo – ‘Walrus’ [AU]
D.D Dumbo – ‘Cortisol’ [AU]
D.D Dumbo – ‘The day I first found god’ [AU]
Greta Stanley – New Feeling’ [AU]
A Swayze & The Ghosts – ‘Nothing Left To Do’ [AU]
Beddy Rays – ‘Better Weather’ [AU]
Zach and Jim – ‘Rivers and Trains’ [CA]
Whisky Jennings Bryan – ‘All We Need’ [CA]
Hannah Georges – ‘Pray It Away’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Rot’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Consequences’ [CA]
The Darcys – ‘Off The Deep’ [CA]
Namoo Nara – ‘Twosome’ [CA]
SBDC – ‘The Feeling Of Winning’ [CA]
The Rebel Spell – ‘All We Want’ [CA]

We air three tracks from Castlemaine-based musician D.D Dumbo‘s much lauded debut album Utopia Defeated (2016) before our weekly mix of new Australian tunes including a track from Tasmanian punks A Swayze & The Ghosts. In the Canadian half of the show we share tracks from The Darcys (Toronto), Namoo Nara (Saskatoon), and SBDC (Vancouver).


Podcast #420

September 20, 2020

Featuring Ponteix, Spiritbox, Tom Morgan and more

Rough Trade – ‘High School Confidential’ [CA]
Rough Trade – ‘All Touch’ [CA]
Rough Trade – ‘Crimes of Passion’ [CA]
Moler – ‘Bliss’ [AU]
Tom Morgan -‘ We’ve Got A Plague To Catch’ [AU]
The Bonnie Doons – ‘Fred’ [AU]
Ponteix – ‘Bastion’ [CA]
Decoration Day – ‘Lanark County’ [CA]
Spiritbox – ‘Holy Roller’ [CA]
Scott Hardware, Deidre Nox – ‘Millionaire’ [CA]
Blood Ceremony – ‘Heaven & Hell’ [CA]
Sameer Cash – ‘Cherry Red’ [CA]
Busty and The Bass – ‘Clouds (feat. Amber Navran)’ [CA]
The Wine Soaked Preachers – ‘The Oldman’ [CA]

“High School Confidential” was the 1980 breakthrough song for Canadian new wave band Rough Trade, and it’s about to be added to the Canadian Songwriting Hall of Fame. We air the track at the top of the show before our mix of new Canadian tracks including Toronto-based artists Scott Hardware, Decoration Day and Blood Ceremony. We also share an older track from Moler from the 2nd compilation album for the Sound As Ever Australian Indie 1990-1999 online community.


Podcast #419

September 12, 2020

Featuring Matt Hutchings, Ghostgum, Kestrels and more

Sampa The Great – Energy (feat. Nadeem Din-Gabisi)’ [AU]
Chance Waters – ‘Maybe Tomorrow’ [AU]
Hilltop Hoods –  ‘I Love It (feat. Sia)’ [AU]
Thibault – ‘Centrelink’ [AU]
Ghostgum – ‘Overnight’ [AU]
Dave the Band – ‘Get Smart’ [AU]
Matt Hutchings – ‘Am I Home?’ [CA]
Troy Kokol – ‘Like A Record’ [CA]
Tiffany Sparrow – ‘The Miracle’ [CA]
Jenny Banai – ‘Paper Plain’ [CA]
Elastic Stars – ‘Cupid Of Stupid’ [CA]
debt – ‘Mystery (Wipers) [live]’ [CA]
Kestrels – ‘Grey and Blue (feat. J.Mascis)’ [CA]
Speed Control – ‘Still Standing’ [CA]
New Fries – ‘Is The Idea Of Us’ [CA]

There’s some Aussie hip-hop classics to start the show. Three-piece Dave the Band, from Newcastle, is getting early acclaim for their Steve Albini-produced debut ‘Slob Stories’, from which we share a track this week. We have new tracks from Troy Kokol and Jenny Banai and say hello to Speed Control, a rock n roll band from Canada’s Yukon!