Posts Tagged ‘The New Pornographers’

Podcast #382

September 7, 2019

Featuring Omar Musa, Nice Apples, Chris-a-Riffic and more 

Proton Energy Pills – ‘The Ride’ [AU]
Tumbleweed – ‘Carousel’ [AU]
Brother Brick – ‘Beyond My Hands’ [AU]
Scoob McGoon – ‘Eddy Ave’ [AU]
The Burley Griffin – ‘Somewhere Sunny’ [AU]
Omar Musa – ‘Assimilate feat.Tasman Keith’ [AU]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Just Ran Out Of Friends’ [CA]
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘Pleasantries’
Chris-A-Riffic – ‘I Was Around Before Any of You Were Born’ [CA]
Ada Lea – ‘What Makes Me Sad’ [CA]
Mauno – ‘Really Really’ [CA]
Nice Apples – ‘Hard To Know’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile’ [CA]
Alchemist – ‘Dancing To Life’ [AU]

Stoner rock legends Tumbleweed, of Wollongong, formed in 1990, and featured members of local band Proton Energy Pills, namely the Curley brothers. This week we air a Proton Energy Pills song, an early Tumbleweed single, and a track from Brother Brick, featuring Lenny Curley on guitar. I just got back from visiting family back in Australia, and while there I attended a local gig at Smiths Alternative Bookstore where I got to see outstanding singer-songwriters Scoob McGoon, Evan Buckley (of The Burley Griffin) and hip hop artist Omar Musa of Queanbeyan We air a track-a-piece from each of these artists before the Canadian part of the show featuring new Chris-a-Riffic!

Podcast #380

August 29, 2019

Featuring Celibate Rifles, Ainslie Wills, Dadweed and more

The Celibate Rifles – ‘Jesus On TV’ [AU]
The Celibate Rifles – ‘Johnny’ [AU]
The Celibate Rifles – ‘Electravision Mantra’ (Live) [AU]
The Fauves – ‘Muezzin The Older Guy’ [AU]
Tropical Fuck Storm – ‘Who’s My Eugene’ [AU]
Ainslie Wills – ‘Society’ [AU]
The New Pornographers – ‘Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ [CA]
Lightning Dust – ‘Devoted To’ [CA]
storc – ‘Go Ahead California, Fall Off’ [CA]
Invasives – ‘Live Fast Diet Young’ [CA]
Dadweed – ‘Cool’ [CA]
Tonk – ‘Silt’ [CA]

Damien Lovelock, much loved front-man of Aussie punk band The Celibate Rifles, yoga teacher and media personality, sadly passed away from cancer recently, aged 65.  We pay tribute to his passing with three Celibate Rifles classics at the top of the show.  We also air the lead-off track to the new album by The Fauves and three tracks from the new Punkcouver Vol 3 compilation which was compiled by Russian Tim from CiTR’s Rocket To Russia!

Podcast #367

April 21, 2019

Featuring PUP, Abigail Lapell, Pugs & Crows and more

The New Pornographers – ‘The Laws Have Changed’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Failsafe’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – War On The East Coast’ [CA]
Sunrise Beach – ‘Tidal Romance’ [NZ/AU]
Regurgitator – ‘Don’t Stress’ [AU]
Scott Riley – ‘Hard Luck’ [AU]
Megan Nash – ‘Deer Head’ [CA]
Eamon McGrath – ‘Guts’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ [CA]
Abigail Lapell – ‘Gonna Be Leaving’ [CA]
PIQSIQ – ‘Akuglugu: Then You Stir’ [CA]
Willy Blizzard – ‘Old Coot II’ [CA]
Pugs & Crows – ‘Postcards From Hospital Beds’ [CA]

This week, after airing three classics from The New Pornographers, we introduce alt-pop trio Sunrise Beach, originally from New Zealand but now located on the east coast of Australia, with the title track off their debut EP, Tidal Romance. We also have brand new singles to air from quality Canadian artists Megan Nash and Eamon McGrath and the debut single of Western Australian-based singer songwriter Scott Riley.

Podcast #344

July 7, 2018

Featuring acts playing at Arts On The Fly 2018

The New Pornographers – ‘Letter From An Occupant’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Streets Of Fire’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘Whiteout Conditions’ [CA]
The Beths – ‘Happy Unhappy’ [NZ]
Total Control – ‘Laughing At The System 1’ [AU]
Emily Warramura – ‘Lady Blue’ [AU]
Apples – ‘Wave/Crow’ [CA]
Big Fancy – ‘Trail In The Dust’ [CA]
Saltwater Hank – ‘Fish Cannery’ [CA]
Rick Reid – ‘Singularity’ [CA]
Zakroczymska – ‘Somewhere New’ [CA]
Chain Whip – ‘6 Day Weekend’ [CA]
Deicha & The Voodoos – ‘Left Here’ [CA]
Strongboy – ‘Her Heart’ [CA]

A large range of quality artists will be converging on the town of Horsefly, BC on 13-14 July for Arts On The Fly, 2018! Sadly the yearly event was cancelled last year due to the BC Wildfires so artists and ticket-holders are excited for a big comeback this summer. This week we feature tracks from three of the acts playing at this year’s festival – Apples, Big Fancy and Saltwater Hank. Also with our weekly mix of new Australian music, we also introduce listeners to a fascinating Vancouver band named Zakroczymska, a duo named for the street that the two musicians met in Warsaw.

Podcast #318

November 18, 2017

Featuring Casii Williams, Megan Nash, Feedtime and more

The Saints – ‘This Perfect Day’ [AU]
Radio Birdman – ‘Do The Pop’ [AU]
The Boys Next Door – ‘These Boots Are Made For Walking’ [AU]
The Smith Street Band – ‘Birthdays’ [AU]
Neighbourhood Void – ‘All Strung Out’ [AU]
Casii Willilams – ‘How Can I’ [AU]
Amelia Curran – ‘Watershed’ [CA]
Neil Young and the Promise Of The Real – ‘Already Great’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘High Ticket Attractions’ [CA]
Surf Dads – ‘Up All Night’ [CA]
Megan Nash – ‘Bad Poetry’ [CA]
Ellen Froese – ‘I Wish I Had A Foot Long Cigarette’ [CA]
Feedtime – ‘Motorcycle Girl’ [CA]

We’re delighted to introduce listeners to Casii Williams and her track ‘How Can I’ on today’s show. Casii hails from a remote community along with other artists featured on the excellent MusicNT Desert Divas Vol II compilation. We also air a track from Melbourne rock legends The Smith Street Band and a track-a-piece from three acts who are short-listed for this year’s SaskMusic Best Saskatchewan Albums of 2017 – Surf Dads, Megan Nash and Ellen Froese.