Posts Tagged ‘Rae Spoon’

Podcast #373

June 15, 2019

Featuring SPOD, Babe Corner, Megamall

Rae Spoon – ‘Great Lakes’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘My Heart Is A Piece Of Garbage’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘Come On Forest Fire Burn’ [CA]
Leonie Kingdom – ‘Rhubarb’ [AU]
PLTS – ‘Young Ones’ [AU]
SPOD – ‘Sexual Fantasy’ [AU]
Brutal Poodle – ‘Summer of 89’ [CA]
Babe Corner – ‘Alone At The Party’ [CA]
Daniel Geddes – ‘Keep Me’ [CA]
Primp – ‘Outside’ [CA]
Megamall – ‘Two Faced’ [CA]
Garbage Dreams – ‘Backlash’ [CA]
Died Pretty – ‘Life To Go (Landsakes)’ [CA]

Rae Spoon‘s debut album Superior You Are Inferior, is now 10 years old, so to celebrate, we air the three classic lead-off tracks at the start of the show. I remember being captivated by the record at first listen and got a chance to see her perform in Edmonton shortly thereafter. They have continue to release acclaimed indie albums i in the years since, tour widely and most recently found Coax Records, which champions the music of underrepresented groups in Canadian music. You can also hear a surprise new single from cult Sydney-based artist SPOD and tracks from some of the bands playing Music Waste 2019 in Vancouver.

Podcast #369

April 28, 2019

Featuring Nuela Charles, Jim Bryson, Middle Kids and more

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Do You Love Me’ [AU]
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘Loverman’ [AU]
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ‘I Let Love In’ [AU]
Jackson Carroll – ‘Holy Hell’ [AU]
Middle Kids – ‘Real Thing’ [AU]
Avantdale Bowling Club – ‘F(r)iends’ [NZ]
New Swears – ‘Bon Voyage’ [CA]
Nuela Charles – ‘Danger’ [CA]
Trent Agecoutay – ‘Now… And Then’ [CA]
Jim Bryson – ‘Better On Drugs’ [CA]
Rae Spoon  – ‘Do Whatever The Fuck You Want’ [CA]
Wild/Kind – ‘Best Friend’s Dad’ [CA]

It’s the 25th anniversary of the landmark 1994 record from Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – ‘Let Love In’ – and we air three tracks from it at the top of the show. We share the debut single from Jackson Carroll of Sydney and introduce the acclaimed jazz project of New Zealand’s Tom Scott – Avantdale Bowling Club. Tune in too for tracks from two artists who are nominated for this years’s Edmonton Music AwardsNuela Charles and Trent Agecoutay.

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 #343

June 30, 2018

Featuring Electric Fields, The Resignators, Dana Sippos and more

Electric Fields – ‘Don’t You Worry’ [AU]
DOBBY – ‘Peregrine’ [AU]
Jessica Mauby – ‘We Got Love’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘Nothing To Say’ [AU]
The Resignators – ‘Party Date’ [AU]
Tash Sultana – ‘Salvation’ [AU]
Rae Spoon – ‘Do Whatever The Heck You Want’ [CA]
Wax Mannequin – ‘Squirmy Wormy’ [CA]
Dana Sippos – ‘Lean Times’ [CA]
One Below – ‘One Below’ [CA]
The Cole Patenaude Band – ‘Wonderful’ [CA]
Sarah Jane Scouten – ‘Bang Bang’ [CA]

I just discovered a wonderful Spotify playlist called Black Australia which showcases a huge list of Australian Aboriginal artists, both new and old. Last week we featured the new Baker Boy track from the playlist and this week we introduce two-piece Electric Fields from Adelaide, NSW-based rappy DOBBY and Jessica Mauby who is an established pop singer and actor born and raised in Darwin. We also feature four of the acts that are playing this years Arts On The Fly festival in Horsefly, BC, including This Way North from Australia!

Podcast #278

August 3, 2016

Featuring an interview with The Staggers and Jaggs

Frank Yamma -‘Ngura Watjilpa’ [AU]
Frank Yamma – ‘She Cried’ [AU]
Frank Yamma – ‘Everybody’s Talking’ [AU]
Gawurra – ‘Ratja YaliTali’ [AU]
Mapstone – ‘Change’ [CA]
Trent Agecoutay – ‘Runnin’ [CA]
The Joey Only Outlaw Band – ‘No More Trouble In The Peace’ [CA]
Rae Spoon – ‘I Hear Them Calling’ [CA]
The Staggers and Jaggs – ‘Scatscratch’ [CA]
The Staggers and Jaggs – ‘What Do The Crows Know?’ [CA]

We introduce listeners this week to the sublime sounds of Australian Indigenous roots musician Frank Yamma. Frank is a Pitjantjatjara man from Central Australia who speaks 5 languages and sings in both Pitjantjatjara and English. He is about to embark on a rare Canadian tour, with a performance at the Wise Hall in Vancouver on 11 August, followed by the Robson Valley Music Festival on 13th and 14th of August. You can hear tracks from Frank’s albums ‘Countryman’ (2010) and ‘Uncle’ (2014) at the top of this week’s show.

Our special guests this week are East-Vancouver band The Staggers and Jaggs! I caught up with four the members of this energetic gypsy-jazz/rock/blues ensemble at a Sunday morning cafe show in Williams Lake, BC. I was most surprised and pleased to discover that one of the band members hails from Tasmania! Tune in to hear a great chat with these interesting folk.