Posts Tagged ‘Chris-a-riffic’

Podcast #384

September 28, 2019

Featuring Ainsley Farrell, The Highloves, Peter La Grand and more

Decline Of The Reptiles – ‘Don’t Look Down’ [AU]
Someloves – ‘Don’t Talk About Us’ [AU]
The Visitors – ‘Living World’ [AU]
June Jones – ‘Meryl’ [AU]
Ainsley Farrell – ‘Dark Spell’ [AU]
Benny Walker – ‘All Ya Gotta Do Is Call’ [AU]
The Highloves  – ‘Tried Too Hard’ [CA]
Haviah Mighty – ’13th Floor’ [CA]
Celeigh Cardinal – ‘The Devil Is A Blue Eyed Man’ [CA]
Keigh – ‘The Close’ [CA]
Peter La Grand – ‘The Cross and Crow’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘I Just Ran Out Of Friends’ [CA]
Neil Young & Stray Gators – ‘New Mama (live)’ [CA]
Ben Lee – ‘Nothing Much Happens’ [AU] 

The ‘Do The Pop! The Australian Garage-Rock Sound 1976-’87‘ compilation is highly recommended for discerning listeners of the show. We air three tracks from the compilation from lesser-known bands this week – Decline Of The Reptiles, Someloves and The Visitors (featuring Deniz Tek). After new Australian tracks including the latest from indigenous singer-songwriter Benny Walker, we introduce Keigh and Peter La Grand from Vancouver, with a track-a-piece from their debut releases.

Podcast #383

September 14, 2019

Featuring HTRK, Innes Wilson, Alien Boys and more

Brother Brick – ‘Chokito Roll’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘See You Tonight’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘Beyond My Hands’ [AU]
HTRK – ‘New Year’s Day’ [AU]
Whiskey and Wench – ‘After’ [AU]
Michael Waugh – ‘This Song Reminds Me’ [NZ]
Innes Wilson – ‘Two Serfs’ [CA]
A Tribe Called Red – ‘Tanokumbia (feat. El Dusty, Black Bear)’ [CA]
Megan Nash – ‘Deer Head (feat. Bears In Hazenmore)’
Gal Gracen – ‘Arcadia’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘Late Night Vietnamese Restaurant’ [CA]
Alien Boys – ‘Night Danger’ [CA]
AC/DC – ‘Downpayment Blues’ [AU]

This week we air three more tracks from now-defunct rockin’ Sydney band Brother Brick, who featured the late Jay Curley of Tumbleweed on bass. We introduce acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter Michael Waugh, who still works as an English and drama teacher. Then we’re into new Canadian tracks including a new single for A Tribe Called Red and a track from the new record from Gal Gracen out of Vancouver.

Podcast #382

September 7, 2019

Featuring Omar Musa, Nice Apples, Chris-a-Riffic and more 

Proton Energy Pills – ‘The Ride’ [AU]
Tumbleweed – ‘Carousel’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘Beyond My Hands’ [AU]
Scoob McGoon – ‘Eddy Ave’ [AU]
The Burley Griffin – ‘Somewhere Sunny’ [AU]
Omar Musa – ‘Assimilate feat.Tasman Keith’ [AU]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Just Ran Out Of Friends’ [CA]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘Pleasantries’
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Was Around Before Any of You Were Born’ [CA]
Ada Lea – ‘What Makes Me Sad’ [CA]
Mauno – ‘Really Really’ [CA]
Nice Apples – ‘Hard To Know’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile’ [CA]
Alchemist – ‘Dancing To Life’ [AU]

Stoner rock legends Tumbleweed, of Wollongong, formed in 1990, and featured members of local band Proton Energy Pills, namely the Curley brothers. This week we air a Proton Energy Pills song, an early Tumbleweed single, and a track from Brother Brick, featuring Lenny Curley on guitar. I just got back from visiting family back in Australia, and while there I attended a local gig at Smiths Alternative Bookstore where I got to see outstanding singer-songwriters Scoob McGoon, Evan Buckley (of The Burley Griffin) and hip hop artist Omar Musa of Queanbeyan We air a track-a-piece from each of these artists before the Canadian part of the show featuring new Chris-a-Riffic!

Podcast #332

April 14, 2018

Featuring tracks from the New Constellations Mixtape

The Saints – ‘Know Your Product’ [AU]
The Saints – ‘This Perfect Day’ [AU]
The Saints – ‘Orstralia’ [AU]
Jamie Hutchings – ‘December Park’ [AU]
Rachel Caddy – ‘Reach For Your’ [AU]
Bench Press – ‘Group Anxiety’ [AU]
Bella McWatch – ‘Ramen Noodles’ [CA]
Amanda Apuksikn – ‘Heavy Breathing’ [CA]
Caley Watts – ‘Lonely Fire’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘I Just Ran Out Of Friends’ [CA]
Swim Team – ‘Brick’ [CA]
Devours – ‘Garnet Graves’ [CA]
Fashionism – ‘Come On My Baby’ [CA]
Sunday Morning -‘When Sunday Morning Comes’ [CA]

Jamie Hutchings of venerable 90s band Bluebottle Kiss has a new album out called Bedsit, and we air track from it in the early part of the show, after a few cuts from the classic Saints record Eternally Yours (the single ‘Know Your Product’ was released 40yrs ago this month). Much of the show is devoted to airing three tracks a-piece from two quality Canadian compilations that have just been released online. Firstly, the New Constellations Mixtape, which presents the results of a mentorship program which paired Indigenous youth with musicians to help them hone their songwriting and DJ/production skills. And secondly the CiTR Radio Pop Alliance Vol.5 compilation!

Podcast #329

March 24, 2018

Featuring Joni Mitchell, A.B Original, Omar Khan and more

Joni Mitchell – ‘A Case Of You’ [CA]
Joni Mitchell – ‘God Must Be A Boogie Man’ [CA]
Joni Mitchell – ‘If I Had A Heart’ [CA]
This Way North – ‘Nothing To Say’ [AU]
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – ‘Green House’ [AU]
A.B Original – ‘Blaccout’ [AU]
Omar Khan – ‘People’ [CA]
Kimmortal – ‘I’m Blue’ [CA]
Josh Scott – ’33rd Flo’ [CA]
Jo Passed – ‘MDM’ [CA]
Little Sprout – ‘Amie You’re’ [CA]
Chris-a-Riffic – ‘Fresh Bruise’ [CA]
The Go-Betweens – ‘Head Full Of Steam’ [AU]

It’s practically impossible to select just three tracks that are representative of the exceptional back catalogue of the legendary Joni Mitchell, but nonetheless we try that at the top of the show! We air the long awaited new single ‘Blaccout’ from A.B Original, as well as a track from the new This Way North EP. And keep listening for new singles from Vancouver-based contemporary soul acts Omar Khan and Kimmortal, as well as a track from the Chris-a-Riffic record that is officially released this week!