Posts Tagged ‘Cub’

Podcast #314

October 21, 2017

Featuring The Organ, Peter Hobbs, Real Ponchos and more

The Organ – ‘Don’t Be Angry’ [CA]
cub – ‘New York City’ [CA]
Carolyn Mark – ‘Edmonton’ [CA]
The Church – ‘Another Century’ [AU]
The Jezabels – ‘Come Alive’ [AU]
Peter Hobbs – ‘300 Yards Of Ground’ [NZ]
Geoff Berner – ‘The Ghost of Terry Fox’ [CA]
The Weather Station – ‘Thirty’ [CA]
Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson – ‘Red: Indigenous Rising’ [CA]
Real Ponchos – ‘Passing Through’ [CA]
The Deep Dark Woods – ‘Fallen’ [CA]

At the top of the show we air a track-a-piece from past Mint Records acts The Organ, cub and Carolyn Mark. Then we’re into new tracks from the legendary Geoff Berner, The Weather Station and Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson of the Haida Nation who also works in the field of aboriginal/environmental law. And we debut the moving single that composer Peter Hobbes of New Zealand has created to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First Battle of Passchendaele. Track ‘300 Yards of Ground’ is based on a letter by Private Leonard Hart, one of the few Kiwi soldiers who survived the devastating battle of October 17, 1917.

Podcast #292

December 10, 2016

Featuring tracks from Destroyer, Chris-a-riffic, Alex Lahey and more

Destroyer – ‘Student Carve Hearts Out Of Coal’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘The Fox and the Hound’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Hell’ [CA]
Alex Lahey – ‘You Don’t Think You Like People Like Me’ [AU]
Koi Child – ‘1-5-9’ [AU]
Scalper – ‘Trogan Horses’ [NZ]
cub – ‘Secret Nothing’ [CA]
Supermoon – ‘I’ve Been Told’ [CA]
Chris-a-riffic – ‘Ch-Ch’ [CA]
Stick and Poke – ‘Lost At Sea’ [CA]
Jenny Banal – ‘Alright’ [CA]
The Burying Ground – ‘How Long’ [CA]
The Evaporators – ‘Dreadlocks and Mohawks’ [CA]

The 2015 record Poison Season by Destroyer marked yet another departure in sound for Dan Bejar’s long running project, and like all of his past records, was an impressive and intoxicating listen. This week we feature the track ‘Hell’ from Poison Season, as well as two tracks from Destroyer’s extensive back-catalogue.

Congratulations to Randy Iwata and the Mint Records team for making it to the 25 year mark! To celebrate the occasion, Mint have released a compilation titled ‘Quarter Life Crisis’. We feature three tracks from the compilation this week, including a brand new track from Chris-a-riffic!

Stranded podcast #236

February 13, 2015

* Featuring tracks by Cub, Feedtime, The Church and more *

I had a chance meeting at CiTR radio today with Robynn Iwata, vox and guitar with the band Cub who were one of the early flagship bands of Vancouver’s venerable Mint Records label (thanks for the introduction Nardwuar!). Cub helped pioneer the jangle-guitar pop punk that became known as ‘cuddlecore’. You can hear a couple of Cub songs at the start of the show as well as tracks from their one of their contemporaries, Maow, featuring a young Neko Case.

A highlight of the second half of the show is the debut single from Vancouver’s Ashley Shadow. Ashley has been a part of many projects in the past, most notably as bassist for The Organ. This stunning song showcases her remarkable voice prowess.

Featured video:  Cub – ‘My Chinchilla’ [1993]

Stranded podcast #161

July 20, 2013

http://www.mixcloud.com/ozstrandedradio/ozstranded-podcast-161/

* 2013 Vancouver Folk Festival special featuring interviews with legendary blues singer Dalannah Gail Bowen and Tinpan Orange from Melbourne, Victoria *

CJ of Discorder Radio took the time this week to interview members of Tinpan Orange, from Melbourne, Victoria, who are playing the Vancouver Folk Music Festival this weekend.  You can hear his spirited and finely-edited piece at the top of the show.  Thanks CJ for your wonderful contribution!

Legendary blues singer, Dalannah Gail Bowen is a also performing at this weekend’s festival.   Today she phones through to re-visit some of the moments of her extraordinary life story, including her days in the mid-60s Winnipeg scene that included the youthful Neil Young and Randy Bachman.  Dalannah’s commitment to social justice activism is also well documented and today she speaks specifically about her involvement in the recent fight to keep the Rainer Hotel open.

And we welcome CiTR Radio Board Chairperson Janis McKenzie into the studio to help wrap up the show.  Janis has lots to say about her decades-long commitment to this amazing radio station and she shares some fabulous local Vancouver music from past and present.  Come back soon Janis!

Tinpan Orange – ‘Like Snow’  [AU]
Interview with Tinpan Orange
Dalannah Gail Bowen – ‘Them Menz’ [CA]
Interview with Dalannah Gail Bowen Pt 1
Expedition To Earth – ‘Expedition To Earth’ [CA]
Expedition To Earth  – ‘Time Time Time’ [CA]
Interview with Dalannah Gail Bowen Pt 2
Dalannah Gail Bowen – ‘The Spirit Within’ [CA]
Interview with Dalannah Gail Bowen Pt 3
Dalannah Gail Bowen – ‘Just For Today’ [CA]
cub – ‘Cast A Shadow’ [CA]
The Enigmas – ‘Strangely Wild’ [CA]
Polly – ‘It’s A Glam Glitter World’ [CA]
Polly – ‘Put A Little English On It’ [CA]

Featured video: Dalannah Gail Bowen – ‘Mamma’s Got The Blues’ (live) [2010]

Stranded podcast #142

March 1, 2013

http://www.mixcloud.com/ozstrandedradio/ozstranded-podcast-142/

* 2013 Fundrive special! *

What a big show!  We raised a stack of money for the CiTR Radio 101.9fm annual Fundrive.  Congrats to Stephen for winning the two tickets to the sold out Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Vancouver show and George for winning the Blundstone boots from the Australian Boot Company on 4th Ave.  Thanks also to Josh of Moloch Records and Chris from Baseone Guitars for donating prizes.

It is really, really important for listeners and supporters to contribute to the financial back-end of college/community radio so that passionate programmers can continue supporting independent culture and provide a voice to the under-privileged in our communities.   You can still donate online for an instant tax receipt.

The Fundrive Finale will be held on March 8 at Chapel Arts.  If you live in Vancouver, come on down and support the local music community and pick up a copy of the latest CiTR Pop Alliance vinyl compilation record 🙂

Synthcake – ‘Drip’ [CA]
Chains Of Love – ‘Lies, Lies, Lies’ [CA]
Cub – ‘Magic 8 Ball’ [CA]
Vancouver Nights – ‘Naikoon Park’ [CA]
Nat Ripepi – ‘I Will Not Fall’ [AU]
Sam Buckingham – ‘Shackles’ [AU]
Adalita – ‘Hot Air’ [AU]
Nick Cave and Neko Case – ‘She’s Not There’ [AU/CA]
Nick Cave and Deborah Harry – ‘Free To Walk’ [AU/US]
Dalanah Gail Bowen – ‘Them Menz’ [CA]
Jess Cullen – ‘Piano Song’ [AU]

Featured video:  Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Stagger Lee’ and ‘Henry Lee’ (with PJ Harvey) [1997]