Posts Tagged ‘Destroyer’

Podcast #394

March 1, 2020

Featuring Victory Lap, Rose Cousins, Jim Alxndr and more

Split Enz – ‘I Got You’ [NZ]
Split Enz – ‘Shark Attack’ [NZ]
Split Enz – ‘I Hope I Never’ [NZ]
Victory Lap – ‘Question Mark’ [AU]
Ben Lee – ‘Sugar Kane’ [AU]
Jim Alxndr – ‘Slave ft. Angie McMahon’ [AU]
Andy Shauf – ‘Neon Skyline’ [CA]
Gordon Lightfoot – ‘Oh So Sweet’ [CA]
Rose Cousins – ‘The Return (Love Comes Back)’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Waiting Here’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘The Surprise Knock’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Kinda Dark’ [CA]
TISM – ‘I’ll ‘Ave Ya!’ [AU]

Split Enz are a legendary band from New Zealand, who were popular in the last 70s to early 80s and who featured the songwriting talents of Neil and Tim Finn. We kick off this week’s show with three tracks from the True Colours album (1980), starting off with the extraordinary single ‘I Got You.’ Victory Lap is the latest project of Melbourne’s Alex Badham (formerly Aleks and The Ramps) and we air a track from their debut record as well as a Sonic Youth cover that Ben Lee has released on his latest record Quarter Century Classix.

Podcast #393

March 1, 2020

Featuring Frazey Ford, Sui Zhen, Ada Lea and more

Icehouse – ‘Can’t Help Myself’ [AU]
Icehouse – ‘Walls’ [AU]
Icehouse – ‘We Can Get Together’ [AU]
Eddie Current Suppression Ring – ‘Medieval Wall’ [AU]
Amyl and the Sniffers – ‘Gacked On Anger’ [AU]
Sui Zhen – ‘Perfect Place’ [AU]
100 Mile House – ‘Worth The Wait’ [CA]
Frazey Ford – ‘Azad’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Cue Synthesizer’ [CA]
Ada Lea – ‘Wild Heart’ [CA]
Old Man Leudecke – ‘Easy Money’ [CA]
Close Talker – ‘Pace’ [CA]
Nap Eyes – ‘Mark Zuckerberg’ [CA]
The Clean – ‘Point That Thing Somewhere Else’ [NZ]

Icehouse are a long-running new wave/synth-pop band from Sydney, active since 1977, which we’ve not explored on the show so far. We make up for lost time this week with three singles from the album Flowers (1980). Then we’re excited to air a brand new track from Eddie Current Suppression Ring! It’s been a full ten years since their last album. I can’t wait to check out the new record All In Good Time. After our mix of new Canadian tracks we wrap the show with a classic from The Clean.

Podcast #391

January 10, 2020

Featuring Weaves, Louise Burns, Cayley Thomas and more

Magic Dirt – ‘Eat Your Blood’ [AU]
Magic Dirt – ‘Body Snatcher’ [AU]
Magic Dirt – ‘Plastic Loveless Letter’ [AU]
Mick Medew & The Mesmerisers – ‘Imaginary Friend’ [AU]
Dip Road Dogs – ‘Labour Day’ [AU]
Green Buzzard – ‘Country Life’ [AU]
Destroyer – ‘It Doesn’t Just Happen’ [CA]
Weaves – ‘Internet Tears’ [CA]
Louise Burns – ‘Everything You Got’ [CA]
Evan J Cartwright – ‘Should I?’ [CA]
Cayley Thomas – ‘Midnight Hours’ [CA]

Mick Medew, formerly of the most excellent Screaming Tribesmen, is still active and this week we air a track from his new record with his band The Mezmerisers. We introduce Green Buzzard with a track from his debut LP ‘Amidst The Clutter & Mess’ which is inspired by the sounds of Brit Pop and Guided By Voices, before our mix of new Canadian tunes.

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 #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!