Posts Tagged ‘mi’ens’

Podcast #302

March 25, 2017

CiTR Fundrive 2017

Screemfeeder – ‘Dart’ [AU]
Screemfeeder – ‘Gravity’ [AU]
Screemfeeder – ‘I Don’t Know What To Do Anymore’ [AU]
Red Red Krovvy – ‘Global Citizen’ [AU]
Circle – ‘Thylacine’ [AU]
Heart Beach – ‘Brittle’ [AU]
Mi’ens- ‘Prussian Elipses’ [CA]
Heather DeLong – ‘Girls On Film’ [CA]
Jesse Waldman – ‘Hope In Shadows’ [CA]
Neil Young – ‘Peace Trail’ [CA]
Neil Young – ‘Peaceful Valley Blvd (live)’ [CA]

Each year CiTR Radio respectfully requests listeners to contribute to Fundrive to help maintain the station’s strong presence as a broadcaster of cutting edge independent music and news.  Many thanks to those who phoned through and donated online.  Together we raised close to $35,000!  This money will go a long ways in allowing CiTR to provide new training opportunities for our current and future members.

Podcast #296

January 25, 2017

Tracks from Skinny Puppy, Henry Wagons, A.B Original and more

Skinny Puppy – ‘Assimilate’ [CA]
The Lowest Of The Low – ‘Salesmen, Cheats and Liars’ [CA]
Henry Wagons – ‘Santa Fe’ [AU]
Miss Peach and the Travellin’ Bones -‘Two Guns’ [NZ]
A.B Original – ‘January 26’ [AU]
Trozzo & the Electric Few – ‘Raygun’ [CA]
Blessed – ‘Waving Hand’ [CA]
Mi’ens’ – ‘Prussian Ellipses’ [CA]
The Klenners – ‘Hearts Are Beating’ [CA]
Cora Koogan – ‘Cool’ [CA]
Jenny Banai – ‘Alright’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Myriad Harbour’ [CA]

We kick off the show with two more tracks from the Huffington Post list of 100 Best Canadian Songs – this time a track apiece from industrial pioneers Skinny Puppy and Toronto-based indie band The Lowest Of The Low.  Then straight into brand new music from Melbourne based alt-country singer Henry Wagons, who is touring western Canada next month.  We air the politically incisive hip-hop track ‘January 26th’ from A.B Original and introduce listeners to kiwi band Miss Peach and the Travellin’ Bones who have just released their debut on AAA records.  And lots of great new Canadian music, as always, starting with tracks from three acts on the roster of Vancouver’s Kingfisher Bluez label. Enjoy!

Podcast #295

January 12, 2017

Featuring an interview with singer-songwriter Oren Barter

Change Of Heart – ‘There You Go’ [CA]
Joel Plaskett Emergency – ‘Nowhere With You’ [CA]
A Tribe Called Red – ‘Electric Pow Wow Drum’ [CA]
Scraps – ‘Touch Blue’ [AU]
Free Time – ‘Who Owns The Moon? [AU]
Oren Barter – ‘New York City’ [CA]
Oren Barter – ‘Can’t Watch You Go’ [CA]
Interview with Oren Barter
Oren Barter – Body Of Lies (live) [CA]
Oren Barter – ‘You Set Me Up’ (live) [CA]
Mi’ens – ‘Dewey Decibel System’ [CA]

Regular listeners know that I kick off the show each week with a few older tunes, typically from Australia or New Zealand. I was pleased to stumble across a list of ‘100 Best Canadian Songs Ever‘ by Huffington Post this week that’ll be ideal for educating Australian listeners about the rich heritage of Canadian popular music. We start this week with classics from A Tribe Called Red, Joel Plaskett and Toronto-based indie band Change Of Heart with their 1992 single ‘There You Go’.

It was real pleasure to chat with our first special guest of 2017 – singer-songwriter Oren Barter, who was born and bred in central BC. Oren took time out from packing before relocating to Vancouver Island, to fill us in on how he came to record his debut record ‘Written All Over Me’ (2010) and to play a couple of heart-felt acoustic tunes!

Stranded podcast #237

February 21, 2015

* Featuring a retrospective on The Church *

Here on Stranded we periodically re-visit the exquisite and arguably peerless musical back catalogue of legendary Australian band The Church.  And it’s fitting this week given the band, who have been recording masterworks of lyrically-evocative guitar-driven psychedelia since 1980, are embarking on a North American tour in support of their 25th album ‘Further/Deeper’, which includes a date in Vancouver on 21 Feb!  A contingent of hard-core fans have expressed dismay with the departure of founding guitarist Marty Willson-Piper but it’s clear from listening closely to the new record, that replacement Ian Hague (formerly of Powderfinger) has very ably stepped in to fill Marty’s formidable shoes.

Featured video:  The Church – ‘Pride Before A Fall’ [2014]

Stranded podcast #213

August 23, 2014

* Greg, John and Meshe from the ‘Love Is My Alibi’ compilation LIVE in the CiTR studio *

Today we are joined in the studio by sound artist Greg Molesky, who has created a quality compilation of local singer-songwriters called ‘Love Is My Alibi’.  Greg’s idea was to ask some of his friends to pen a tune using the line ‘Love Is My Alibi’ as a lyric.  He was pleased to receive contributions from Greg Valou, Heidi McGurdy, John Buchanan, Theda Phoenix, Kelly Haigh, Terry Townson and Meshe.  Meshe and John were both available this evening and they join us in the studio to perform live with acoustic guitar, vocals and percussion!

Featured video: Meshe and Moon Circus – ‘Show Me Angels’ (live) [2012]