Posts Tagged ‘Eamon McGrath’

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.

Podcast #327

February 24, 2018

Featuring Eamon McGrath, Kayla Rose, Zane and more

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Hammer Song’ [AU]
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Breathless’ [AU]
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Anthrocene’ [AU]
Rowan Porter – ‘Sleeping Dogs’ [AU]
Abbey Baker – ‘Tell Me How’ [AU]
Kayla Rose – ‘Warm With You’ [AU]
Zane – ‘Desert Blossom’ [CA]
Dom Fricott – ‘Help Is Needed’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Power’ [CA]
Wallgrin – ‘Ae’aea’ [CA]
Uschitala – ‘Power Of The Sun’ [CA]

We’ve long been a fan of Edmonton, AB born and bred, Toronto-based songwriter Eamon McGrath. He’s back with with sixth full-length release titled Tantramar, which was recorded in Sackville, NB, at the abandoned George’s Roadhouse during last year’s SappyFest’s three-week songwriter in residence program. You can hear lead single ‘Power’ on the show this week. We debut Dom Fricott‘s single ‘Help Is Needed’ from his upcoming third solo album and feature two more of the acts playing at the Dark Times festival in Williams Lake, BC – Wallgrin and Uschitala.

Stranded podcast #255

July 10, 2015

* Singer-songwriter Mark Martyre LIVE in the CiTR studio *

Today’s special guest Mark Martyre has literally just landed in Vancouver from his home town of Toronto.  Mark is an established and prolific singer-songwriter with three quality albums under his belt.   His music is lyrically-rich and his well-crafted folk tunes are supported by a weathered voice reminiscent of Tom Waits or even fellow-Torontonian Eamon McGrath. Tune in to hear three fantastic acoustic tunes and listen to Mark speak of his life in the music world of Toronto. Vancouver can expect to see him playing live shows in due course!

Featured video: Mark Martyre – ‘That Red Dress’ [2013]