Posts Tagged ‘Himalayan Bear’

Podcast #406

June 5, 2020

Featuring Jesse Gold, Benny Walker, Dumb Angel and more

The Flashing Lights – ‘Where the Change Is’ [CA]
The Flashing Lights – ‘Half The Time’ [CA]
The Flashing Lights – ‘Been Waiting’ [CA]
The Buoys – ‘Gold’ [AU]
Benny Walker – ‘We’re Home’ [AU]
Serena Pech – ‘Please Go Lightly’ [AU]
Aquakulture – ‘Pay It Forward’ [CA]
Dumb Angel – ‘I Woke Up This Morning’ [CA]
Jesse Gold – ‘L’ [CA]
Himalayan Bear – ‘Fractal Past’ [CA]
Majorlaan – ‘H.O.L.L.A.N.D’ [CA]
The Golden Age of Wrestling – ‘Freckles’ [CA]

This week, after some 90s power-pop from The Flashing Lights from Halifax, NS, we introduce all female 4-piece, The Buoys, from Sydney and singer-songwriter Serena Pech from the Northern Territory, with a track from her EP ‘Politics’. Our mix of new Canadian tracks includes the latest from Saskatoon ex-pat Shaun Mason, aka Dumb Angel, and the title track from Ryan Beattie’s long-running Vancouver-based project Himalayan Bear.

Podcast #402

May 9, 2020

Featuring Angie McMahan, Motorists, David Newberry and more

TV Colours – ‘The Neighbourhood’ [AU]
TV Colours – ‘Lost Highway’ [AU]
TV Colours – ‘All The Kids Are Grown Up’ [AU]
Possible Humans – ‘Aspiring To Be A Bloke’ [CA]
Baby Machine / The Vee Bees – ‘Please Don’t Touch’ (Johnny Kidd and The Pirates cover) [AU]
Angie McMahan – ‘Everywhere’ (Fleetwood Mac cover) [AU]
New Fries – ‘Ploce’ [CA]
Motorists – ‘Honey Is Flying In All Directions’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Waiting Here’ [CA]
Himalayan Bear – ‘Tomorrow Is A Long Time – Feat. Ashley Shadow’ (Bob Dylan cover) [CA]
Ora Cogan – ‘Sleeping’ [CA]
David Newberry – ‘Afterthought’ [CA]
CLONE – ‘Bubblegum’ [CA]
Split Enz – ‘Time For A Change’ [CA]

This week we start with three tracks from the debut from Canberra-based TV Colours, ‘Purple Skies, Toxic River’, was six years in the making and released in 2013. This bracing blend of distorted guitars and vocals and synths exceptional hooks became an instant classic when it was released. And our mix of new Australian and Canadian tracks features some covers recorded by The Vee Bees, Angie McMahan and Ryan Beattie’s project Himalayan Bear, which has recorded an album of Bob Dylan songs with Vancouver friends during Covid-19 lockdown.