Posts Tagged ‘Jerk In The Can’

Podcast #303

March 31, 2017

Featuring The Celibate Rifles, Aaradhna, Jasper Sloan Yip & more

The Celibate Rifles – ‘Ice Blue’ [AU]
The Celibate Rifles – ‘Back In The Red’ (live)
The Celibate Rifles – ‘Wonderful Life’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘Head Above Water’ [AU]
Aaradhna – ‘Brown Girl’ [NZ]
All Our Exes Live In Texas – ‘Sail Boat’ [AU]
Floating Widget – ‘Spiderzilla (feat. Snake from Voivod)’ [CA]
Jasper Sloan Yip – ‘It Must Be True’ [CA]
Frontal Lobotomy – ‘Just As Close To Nothing [CA]
Jesse Waldman – ‘The Rest Of My Days’ [CA]
Harmony Trowbridge – ‘Covers Up’ [CA]
Pale Red – ‘Mineral Lick’ [CA]
Jerk In The Can – ‘What’s Your Name?’ [CA]

This week I read on the I-94 Bar website a glowing review of a rare local show by Sydney-based punk stalwarts The Celibate Rifles.  So I was inspired to revisit three classics from the band’s catalogue at the top of the show.   We introduce listeners to Kiwi-based soul/r&b artist Aaradhna whose song ‘Brown Girl’ is a response to her experiences with racism.  We shift gears with a track from Montreal-based metal band Floating Widget‘s debut record.  And we also feature tracks from the sophisticated folk/pop Vancouver-based outfit Jasper Sloan Yip and Frontal Lobotomy, a cool three-piece folk act from Prince George, BC who I had the good fortune to see live recently.

Stranded podcast #249

May 24, 2015

* Acoustic musician Tom West LIVE in the CiTR studio *

This week marked the end of the very long running ‘Late Show with David Letterman’. One of the regular features that made the show so appealing was the regular world class musical acts that played. About a dozen Australian acts were fortunate enough to perform on the show over the years and we kick off the show this week with recordings of three of the featured acts – INXS, Midnight Oil and The Vines!

Our musical guest this week is Adelaide-based acoustic musician Tom West! Only a year ago Tom made the courageous decision to leave a career as a lawyer to pursue his music full-time and this has led to his first mini show-case tour of some key Canadian cities. Tune in to hear three wonderful acoustic tracks and Tom chatting about his songwriting process.

Featured video: Tom West – ‘Easy Love’ [2015]