Posts Tagged ‘OK Vancouver OK’

Podcast #396

March 28, 2020

Featuring Meiwa, merlin, Cable Ties and more

Custard – ‘Singlette’ [AU]
Custard – ‘The New Matthew’ [AU]
Custard – ‘Funky Again’ [AU]
The Fangin’ Felines –‘Tall Order’ [AU]
Cable Ties – ‘Sandcastles’ [AU]
Tom West – ‘Stuck On Repeat’ [AU]
Meiwa – ‘Waiting’ [CA]
merlin – ‘Lisbon’ [CA]
Red Monkey Black King – ‘Diffuser’ [CA]
OK Vancouver OK – ‘Fight’ [CA]
Gary Edward Allen – ‘Hear’ [CA]
Paris & Jason Romero – ‘We All Fall’ [CA]
Radio Birdman – ‘Crying Sun’ [AU]

90s indie-rock stalwarts Custard, from Brisbane, re-formed in 2009 and they’re about to release the third full-length of their second run of albums. We air a couple of classic singles as well as the latest single ‘Funky Again’. Then you can hear the debut single from Wollongong’s The Fangin’ Felines, featuring Morgana Ancone, formerly of Nitrocris. Jeff and the gang from OK Vancouver OK are back too with yet another brilliant lo fi release titled SHAPE UP, so tune in to hear the lead off track.

Podcast #355

November 26, 2018

Featuring The Orbweavers, Blocktreat, Distorted Garden and more

Destroyer – ‘Streethawk 1’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Farrar, Straus & Giroux (Sea of Tears)’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Streethawk 2’ [CA]
Créme Jéan – ‘Atrophy’ [NZ]
The Orbweavers – ‘Radium Girls’ [AU]
Leonie Kingdom – ‘So Much More’ [AU]
Blocktreat – ‘One Horse Town’ [CA]
Another Casualty – ‘Blades Of Steel’ [CA]
Distorted Garden – ‘Believe Anything’ [CA]
Ok Vancouver OK – ‘Je Voudrais un Vin Rouge’ [CA]
China Syndrome – ‘Curated’ [CA]
Kellarissa – ‘The Radio’ [CA]

This week, after airing the brand new Blocktreat single ‘One Horse Town’, we feature a track by Canadian punk band Another Casualty, from an album titled 10th Avenue, which was recorded in 1997 in Victoria, BC, but not released until last month, on Shock Collar Records. Along with our regular mix of quality new Australian and Canadian tracks we feature a surprise new single from OK Vancouver OK, called ‘Je Voudrais un Vin Rouge’. Check out the brilliant video of the track!

Podcast #349

September 16, 2018

Featuring Language Arts, Stella Donnelly, Invasives and more

OK Vancouver OK – ‘The Balcony’ [CA]
OK Vancouver OK – ‘Cat Calisthenics’ [CA]
OK Vancouver OK – ‘Houses’ [CA]
The Chills – ‘Complex’ [NZ]
The Hunter Express – ‘Friend of Mine’ [AU]
Stella Donnelly – ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ [AU]
Language Arts – ‘Luckiness (remix by Kaan Gunesberk)’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘It’s Getting Close’ [CA]
Dilly Dally – ‘Sober Motel’ [CA]
Invasives – ‘Hickapoos’ [CA]
Cloaca – ‘Golden Boy’ [CA]
Necking – ‘Ford Commercial’ [CA]

Our show begins this week with three tracks from the 4-track era of Jeff Johnson’s long-running project OK Vancouver OK, with all tracks recorded in the years 2004-2011. Amazingly, The Chills are back with a new album titled Snowbound and we air the single ‘Complex’ from this legendary Kiwi band fronted by Martin Phillips. And keep listening for Stella Donnelly‘s debut single which is a powerful statement commenting on the corrosive effects of rape culture, as well as new tracks from Vancouver bands Invasives, Cloaca and Necking.

Podcast #317

November 11, 2017

Featuring Louise Burns, DM3, P76 and more

The Elois – ‘By My Side’ [AU]
Masters Apprentices – ‘Buried & Dead’ [AU]
The Creatures – ‘Ugly Thing’ [AU]
Peter Simpson – ”Return of the Dilettante’ [AU]
P76 – ‘Postcard from Bondi’ [AU]
DM3 – ‘Monsters’ [AU]
Twin Peaks – ‘One Long Year’ [CA]
Louise Burns – ‘Storm’ [CA]
Scenic Route To Alaska – ‘Love Keeps’ [CA]
Freak Dream – ‘Let Me Out’ [CA]
Dad Thighs – ‘Summer’ [CA]
Ok Vancouver Ok – ‘Black Part Of Light’ [CA]
The Eastern Dark – ‘Johnny & Dee Dee’ [AU]

We feature three more bands from the highly informative ‘The History of Australian Punk in 30 Tracks‘ blog post at the top of the set with a track apiece from The Elois, Masters Apprentices and The Creatures. All three of these proto-punk tracks were released way back in 1967. And you can also hear tracks from three of the acts who recently played the Canadian showcase in Sydney for Australian Music Week – Twin Peaks, Louise Burns and Scenic Route To Alaska!

Podcast #300

March 2, 2017

Featuring The Bats, Warumpi Band, Rose Cousins and more

The Saints – ‘One Way Street’ [AU]
The Saints – ‘Messin’ With The Kid’ [AU]
The Saints – ‘Erotic Neurotic’ [AU]
The Bats – ‘No Trace’ [NZ]
Miss Peach & The Travellin’ Bones – ‘The Ferry Man’ [NZ]
Tony Daunt and the Dauntless – ‘Wildfire’ [NZ]
Fred Eaglesmith – ‘Twin City Mini’ [CA]
Orit Shimoni – ‘Soft Like Snow’ [CA]
Rose Cousins – ‘Freedom’ [CA]
OK Vancouver OK – ‘Angel Runnin’ [CA]
Little Sprout – ‘No Twin Spirits’ [CA]
KMVP – ‘Buffering’ [CA]
Warumpi Band – ‘My Island Home’ [AU]

This week marks 300 podcasts for Stranded!  Thank-you listeners for tuning in each week and a special thanks to those who were instrumental in giving me the chance to get the show off the ground – firstly Jay Hannley at CJSR in Edmonton and then Luke Meat at CiTR in Vancouver.  And a shout-out to the show’s original co-host Matt Mazowita (you are missed).  Coincidently it’s also the 40th anniversary of the release of ‘I’m Stranded’ by The Saints! This classic album was released 21 February, 1977.  We kick off the show with three tracks from I’m Stranded, before featuring fresh tracks from The Bats and Tony Daunt and the Dauntless (both from New Zealand) and Canadian singer-songwriters Orit Shimoni and Rose Cousins.