Podcast #357

December 7, 2018

Featuring Pt 1 of an interview with Troi of punk band Dr Evil 

The Moodists – ‘The Disciples Know’ [AU]
Beasts of Bourbon – ’10 Wheels for Jesus’ [AU]
X – ‘Halfway Round the World’ [AU]
Kodey Brims – ‘Bundaberg Rum and Coke’ [AU]
Tom West – ‘Antarctica’ [AU]
Body Type – ‘Ludlow (Do You Believe In Karma?)’ [AU]
Interview w/Troi of punk band Dr Evil
Dr. Evil – ‘Why’d You Go?’ [CA]
Dr. Evil – ‘Scream’ [CA]
Dr. Evil – ‘What Should I Do?’ [CA]
Milk – ‘Gold Home’ [CA]
Digawolf – ‘Yellowstone’ [CA]

We haven’t aired many interviews in 2018, but this week we have the chance to air part of an interview that Evan Catalano of Shock Collar Records recorded with songwriter and vocalist Troi Poison, of punk band Dr Evil. As we’ve mentioned in previous shows, Evan has been unearthing unreleased albums from the BC punk bands, including the Dr Evil record Raise The Glass, which was recorded in 1999. Evan recorded a lengthy interview with Troi where they ran through each track on the album and this week you can hear Evan and Trio chatting about tracks 3,4 and 5.


Podcast #356

December 2, 2018

Featuring cub, Speller, Nick Craft and more

The Birthday Party – ‘King Ink’ [AU]
New Race – ‘Haunted Road’ [AU]
The Scientists – ‘Swampland’ [AU]
Cosmic Psychos – ‘Feeling Average’ [AU]
Nick Craft – ‘No Silver Lining’ [AU]
Mojo Juju – ‘Native Tongue’ [AU]
Speller – ‘Girls On Film’ [CA]
wild/kind – ‘Message/Timing’ [CA]
Blocktreat – ‘One Horse Town’ [CA]
cub – ‘Go Fish (live)’ [CA]
cub – ‘Pretty Pictures’ (live) [CA]
cub – ‘Little Star’ (live) [CA]
Andrea Ramolo – ‘My Oh My’ [CA]
Leonard Cohen – ‘You Want It Darker’ [CA]

Cosmic Psychos are back with yet another record of straight-ahead, fuzz-out yob rock, titled Loudmouth Soup.  Sit back with a cold one and check out first single ‘Feeling Average’ on today’s show.  Former Sidewinder guitarist Nick Craft has just released his debut solo record, Minerva, on Wally Meanie’s Cheersquad Records and Tapes and you can year a track from that record.  And you can also hear the stunning single ‘Girls On Film’ from Vancouver band Speller’s new full length Champ de Force.


Podcast #355

November 26, 2018

Featuring The Orbweavers, Blocktreat, Distorted Garden and more

Destroyer – ‘Streethawk 1’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Farrar, Straus & Giroux (Sea of Tears)’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Streethawk 2’ [CA]
Créme Jéan – ‘Atrophy’ [NZ]
The Orbweavers – ‘Radium Girls’ [AU]
Leonie Kingdom – ‘So Much More’ [AU]
Blocktreat – ‘One Horse Town’ [CA]
Another Casualty – ‘Blades Of Steel’ [CA]
Distorted Garden – ‘Believe Anything’ [CA]
Ok Vancouver OK – ‘Je Voudrais un Vin Rouge’ [CA]
China Syndrome – ‘Curated’ [CA]
Kellarissa – ‘The Radio’ [CA]

This week, after airing the brand new Blocktreat single ‘One Horse Town’, we feature a track by Canadian punk band Another Casualty, from an album titled 10th Avenue, which was recorded in 1997 in Victoria, BC, but not released until last month, on Shock Collar Records. Along with our regular mix of quality new Australian and Canadian tracks we feature a surprise new single from OK Vancouver OK, called ‘Je Voudrais un Vin Rouge’. Check out the brilliant video of the track!


Podcast #354

November 3, 2018

Featuring Ashtray Boy, Georgi Kay, Kyp Harness and more

Ashtray Boy – ‘Shirley MacLaine (feat. Liz Phair)’ [AU]
Ashtray Boy – ‘Vacuum Cleaner Salesman’ [AU]
Ashtray Boy – ‘Anyone Can Make A Mistake’ [AU]
Swallow The Rat – ‘Echoes of a Tide’ [NZ]
Amyl and the Sniffers – ‘Some Mutts (Can’t Be Muzzled)’ [AU]
Georgi Kay – ‘Lone Wolf’ [AU]
Joe Nolan – ‘Breaking Up And Out’ [CA]
Ben Kunder – ‘Fight For Time’ [CA]
Kyp Harness – ‘Sweet Release’ [CA]
Georgia Lee Johnson – ‘Younger, Brighter’ [CA]
Lief Hall – ‘Roses for Ruins’ [CA]

Ashtray Boy is the ideal musical project to feature on the show because singer-songwriter Randall Lee of the band has lived in both Vancouver and Melbourne. Firmly committed to DIY, Randall has been performing as Ashtray Boy since 1984 and has recorded ten albums thus far and we feature three songs from these records at the top of the show. And keep listening for new tracks from quality Canadian singer-songwriters including Kyp Harness, Ben Kunder and Georgia Lee Johnson.


Podcast #353

October 21, 2018

Featuring The Aints, Eugene Ripper, Jennifer Holub and more

The Church – ‘Texas Moon’ [AU]
The Church – ‘Anna Miranda’ [AU]
The Church – ‘Antenna’ (acoustic) [AU]
Handsome – ‘No Coward’ [AU]
The Aints –  ‘Red Aces’ [AU]
Paul Kelly – ‘A Bastard Like Me’ [AU]
jealouspainter – ‘Quasar Latte’ [CA]
Eugene Ripper – ‘Around The World’ [CA]
Jennifer Holub – ‘Way Out’ [CA]
D.O.A – ‘Time To Fight Back’ [CA]
Nastiweather – ‘Heaven’ [CA]

The Church have embarked on another North American tour, this time celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Starfish, and which included a Vancouver show. The ‘Deluxe Edition’ of the record includes some b-sides and rarities and you can hear three of these tracks at the top of the show. We’re excited to air a track from Ed Kuepper’s latest side-project The Aints, as well as introducing listeners to folk artist Jennifer Holub from Sudbury, ON and the self-described ‘fallen gospel gutter folk’ of Nastiweather from East Vancouver.