Posts Tagged ‘Eamon McGrath’

Podcast #425

December 5, 2020

Featuring The Chats, Cee, Kele Flemming and more

Archie Roach – ‘Native Born’ [AU]
Archie Roach – ‘Charcoal Lane’ [AU]
Archie Roach – ‘Took the Children Away’ [AU]
The Chats – ‘AC/DC CD’ [AU]
Tash Sultana – ‘Willow Tree’ [AU]
Your Girl Pho – ‘Surrender’ [AU]
Cee x D-Cipher -‘Misused’ [CA]
LAL -‘End Of This World Together’ [CA]
William Prince – ‘Gospel First Nation’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Sparkle and Bleed’ [CA]
Yves Javis – ‘Emblem’ [CA]
Kele Flemming – ‘The Latest Meme’ [CA]

It’s now been 30 years since the release of the iconic Archie Roach‘s stunning debut album Charcoal Lane. We air three tracks from the record, including ‘Took The Children Away’ and then a track from contemporary indigenous artist Tash Sultana. And in our weekly mix of new Canadian tracks we introduce Nanaimo, BC-based space rock band Moths & Locusts.

Podcast #399

April 18, 2020

Featuring The Bats, Greta Stanley, Dada Plan and more

The Birthday Party -‘The Dim Locator (live)’ [AU]
These Immortal Souls – ‘The King of Kalifornia’ [AU]
Rowland S. Howard – ‘Dead Radio’ [AU]
The Smith Street Band – ‘I Still Dream About You’ [AU]
John Dowler’s Vanity Project – ‘Billy’s Pizza’ [AU]
Greta Stanley – ‘Soak Into This’ [AU]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Saturday’ [CA]
Silvertone Hills – ‘Reaction’ [CA]
The Small Glories – ‘Alberta’ [CA]
Strap – ‘Not A Lot’ [CA]
Dada Plan – ‘(Saw Flare) Scribble Nuance’ [CA]
Jennah Barry – ‘Roller Disco’ [CA]
Hut Hut – ‘Song Number One’ [CA]
The Bats – ‘Free All the Monsters’ [NZ]

This week, after revisiting the sublime guitar sounds of the late Rowland S. Howard, we air new tracks from Melbourne’s The Smith Street Band, Greta Stanley of Far North Queensland, and Aussie power-pop legend John Dowler. There’s new music from Dada Plan and Strap (featuring Sarah Cordingly, former music director of CiTR radio, both out of Vancouver. And there’s a treat at the tail end of the show of a wonderful later-day tune from The Bats, as recommend by Jarrett of Tough Age in a recent ‘quarantine’ Instagram live set!

Podcast #368

April 28, 2019

Featuring Angie McMahon, The Scientists, The Jins and more

AC/DC – ‘Ride On’ [AU]
AC/DC – ‘Gone Shootin’ [AU]
AC/DC – ‘DT’ [AU]
Courtney Barnett – ‘Everybody Here Hates You’ [AU]
The Scientists – ‘Braindead (Resuscitated)’ [AU]
Angie McMahon – ‘Pasta’ [AU]
The Jins – ‘Pop Song’ [CA]
Wise Child – ‘Hurricane’ [CA]
At Mission Dolores – ‘Four’ [CA]
B.A Johnston – ‘I Miss 90s Hash’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Guts’ [CA]
METZ – ‘Escalator Teeth / On and On’ [CA]

We air the brand new Courtney Barnett single on today’s show along with a surprise new track from the legendary swamp rock/noise band The Scientists called ‘Braindead (Resuscitated)’ – their first recording in 30 years! In the Canadian half the show, you can hear tracks from three BC-based bands, which I discovered from the great blog Permanent Rain Press The Jins, Wise Child and At Mission Dolores.

Podcast #367

April 21, 2019

Featuring PUP, Abigail Lapell, Pugs & Crows and more

The New Pornographers – ‘The Laws Have Changed’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Failsafe’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – War On The East Coast’ [CA]
Sunrise Beach – ‘Tidal Romance’ [NZ/AU]
Regurgitator – ‘Don’t Stress’ [AU]
Scott Riley – ‘Hard Luck’ [AU]
Megan Nash – ‘Deer Head’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Guts’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ [CA]
Abigail Lapell – ‘Gonna Be Leaving’ [CA]
PIQSIQ – ‘Akuglugu: Then You Stir’ [CA]
Willy Blizzard – ‘Old Coot II’ [CA]
Pugs & Crows – ‘Postcards From Hospital Beds’ [CA]

This week, after airing three classics from The New Pornographers, we introduce alt-pop trio Sunrise Beach, originally from New Zealand but now located on the east coast of Australia, with the title track off their debut EP, Tidal Romance. We also have brand new singles to air from quality Canadian artists Megan Nash and Eamon McGrath and the debut single of Western Australian-based singer songwriter Scott Riley.

Podcast #339

June 2, 2018

Featuring Kosmetika, Eamon McGrath, Jess Hart and more

Shihad – ‘The General Electric’ [NZ]
Pacifier – ‘Run’ [NZ]
The Adults – ‘One Million Ways’ [NZ]
Kosmetika – ‘Ya Uedu’ [NZ]
Being – ‘Fold Into The Sea’ [NZ]
Bernie Griffen and the Thin Men – ‘Emmigrant Song’ [NZ]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Vancouver Bound’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Wild Dogs Revisited’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Your Famous Ex-Lover’ [CA]
Jess Hart – ‘Vacation’ [CA]
Echuta – ‘Stay Engaged’ [CA]
Cool Fog – ‘New Eyes’ [CA]

New Zealand Month is now officially over, but not before our last first-half-of-show tribute to the quality sounds, past and present of our Kiwi musical friends. Much-loved  high energy alt-rock band Shihad’s classic The General Electric kicks off the show, followed by a Pacifier track (from Shihad’s ill-chosen name change to break the US market period) and another track from front-man Jon Toogood’s project The Adults. Then we introduce contemporary Kiwi acts Kosmetika, Being and Bernie Griffen and the Thin Men. And keep listening as we debut a track from Jess Hart‘s new record Sex and Bureaucracy, and air three tracks from the brand new Toronto-based artist Eamon McGrath‘s new record Tantrama, that was written and recorded in New Brunswick.