Podcast #408

June 17, 2020

Featuring part 2 of an interview with the band Majorlaan

Royal Headache – ‘Psychotic Episode’ [AU]
Royal Headache – ‘Pity’ [AU]
Royal Headache – ‘Carolina’ [AU]
Dead Roo – ‘Nick Of Time’ [AU]
Kuya James w/Emily Wurramara – ‘Trust’ [AU]
Miss White Spider – ‘Please Awake’ [CA]
Majorlaan – ‘Captain Boastful In The World Of Action’ [CA]
Majorlaan – Interview w/Majorlaan
Majorlaan – ‘H.O.L.L.A.N.D’ [CA]
Majorlaan – Interview w/Majorlaan
Majorlaan – ‘Resilient’ [CA]
Screemfeeder – ‘Bunny’ [AU]

Our feature this week is Part 2 of our interview with Steve and Gord of the band Majorlaan, as well as Cameron Catalano, producer of their EP Wilfully Obtuse, out now on Shock Collar Records. Before that you can hear a new electronica track from Miss White Spider from the Cariboo in BC, and we introduce Australian Indigenous artist Kuya James with his track ‘Trust.’ We also rediscover the brilliant garage rock band Royal Headache from Sydney who were active from 2008-2018.


Podcast #407

June 10, 2020

Featuring part 1 of an interview with the band Majorlaan

Class A – ‘So Bad’ [AU]
Koolism – ‘Head High’ [AU]
Jackie Onassis – ‘Crystal Balling’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘You Be You’ [AU]
The Tiger & Me – ‘Adrift In Time’ [AU]
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – ‘Cameo’ [AU]
Majorlaan – ‘Rebuild’ [CA]
Interview w/Majorlaan Pt 1
Majorlaan – ‘Captain Boastful In The World Of Action’ [CA]

Fantastic oz music website Tone Deaf has consulted with artists, record labels, managers, and key figures in the scene, to curate a list of the 50 best Australian hip-hop songs ever. At the top of the show we air tracks from Class A, Koolism and Jackie Onassis, who are number 50, 49 and 48 on the list respectively. The second half of the show is devoted to part 1 of an in-depth interview we recorded with Steve and Gord from the band Majorlaan from Langely BC. Check out their EP ‘Willfully Obtuse’ out now on Shock Collar Records!


Podcast #406

June 5, 2020

Featuring Jesse Gold, Benny Walker, Dumb Angel and more

The Flashing Lights – ‘Where the Change Is’ [CA]
The Flashing Lights – ‘Half The Time’ [CA]
The Flashing Lights – ‘Been Waiting’ [CA]
The Buoys – ‘Gold’ [AU]
Benny Walker – ‘We’re Home’ [AU]
Serena Pech – ‘Please Go Lightly’ [AU]
Aquakulture – ‘Pay It Forward’ [CA]
Dumb Angel – ‘I Woke Up This Morning’ [CA]
Jesse Gold – ‘L’ [CA]
Himalayan Bear – ‘Fractal Past’ [CA]
Majorlaan – ‘H.O.L.L.A.N.D’ [CA]
The Golden Age of Wrestling – ‘Freckles’ [CA]

This week, after some 90s power-pop from The Flashing Lights from Halifax, NS, we introduce all female 4-piece, The Buoys, from Sydney and singer-songwriter Serena Pech from the Northern Territory, with a track from her EP ‘Politics’. Our mix of new Canadian tracks includes the latest from Saskatoon ex-pat Shaun Mason, aka Dumb Angel, and the title track from Ryan Beattie’s long-running Vancouver-based project Himalayan Bear.


Podcast #405

May 28, 2020

Featuring Olivia’s World, William Prince, Black Suit Devil and more

Toy Love – ‘Squeeze’ [NZ]
Toy Love – ‘Sheep’ [NZ]
Toy Love – ‘Swimming Pool’ [NZ]
The Meanies- ‘Cruel To Be Caned’ [AU]
Olivia’s World – ‘Blotter’ [AU]
We All Drive – ‘Chalk’ [AU]
Devonian Gardens – ‘Old Star’ [CA]
William Prince – ‘The Spark’ [CA]
David Newberry – ‘Boots’ [CA]
Black Suit Devil – ‘Firefly’ [CA]
Jordan Klassen – ‘Identivacation’ [CA]
Lucid Hats, Larissa Tandy – ‘Don’t Steal My Bounce’
Gal Gracen ‘Arcadia’ [CA]
Owen Pallett ‘I Will Not Change My Ways’ [CA]
Love Positions – ‘Into Your Arms’ [AU]

Chris Knox’s early project Toy Love, of Dunedin, NZ, was only active from 1978-80, but they inspired countless musicians and songwriters, including many on the Flying Nun label. In 2012 they were were inducted into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame. This week we air three tracks from their only self-titled LP. Then it’s our mix of new tracks including singles from The Meanies and Larissa Tandy, and we introduce 5-piece Devonian Gardens of Calgary, AB.


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.