Posts Tagged ‘Chris-a-riffic’

Podcast #388

January 3, 2020

Featuring Claudia Jardine, Jesse LeBourdais, Olivia’s World and more

The Meanies – ‘Paranoid’ [AU]
The Meanies – ‘Tonne Of Bricks’ [AU]
The Meanies – ‘Punchin’ Air’ [AU]
Good Boy – ‘Ethereal Whooshing’ [AU]
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Spinning Song’ [AU]
Claudia Jardine – ‘North’ [NZ]
Destroyer – ‘Crimson Tide’ [CA]
Geoff Berner – ‘Not the Jew I Had In Mind (With Permission from Thomas King)’ [CA]
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – ‘Think Of Me’ [CA]
Olivia’s World – ‘Supervalu’ [CA]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Found My New Name’ [CA]
Sunday Morning – ‘Breathe’ [CA]
Jesse LeBourdais – ‘Friends With Choruses’ [CA]

Punk legends The Meanies have recently toured to celebrate their 30th Anniversary so we air three of their tracks at the top of the show (so hard to pick just a few from their epic catalogue of catchy singles). Keep listening for new tracks from established artists Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Destroyer, Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Geoff Berner, and we introduce Claudia Jardine from Wellington, New Zealand.

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!