Posts Tagged ‘The New Pornographers’

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.

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!

Stranded podcast #261

August 28, 2015
  • Featuring a phone interview with alt/country duo The W Lovers *

Today on the show we feature a phone interview with an alt/country duo from Seattle, WA who feature a Kiwi in their ranks! The W Lovers one half Fleur Wood (who we know previously from a previous interview as Fleur Jack), and her partner Wesley Wood. Fluer and Wesley had a chance meeting at a Seattle music store when Fleur was her first solo tour of the US. Sparks flew and Fleur and Wesley began dating and eventually writing songs in the Americana genre. Their musical partnership, The W Lovers, has solidified quickly and this dynamic pairing have already played over 100 shows together in just one year. Tune in to hear Fleur and Wesley speak about their remarkable first meeting and what it’s like to be in a productive songwriting partnership with a significant other.

Featured video: The W Lovers – ‘The Middle Of Nowhere (live) [2014]

Stranded podcast #252

June 13, 2015

* Interview with Rose Henry and Kristofer Lee Scott LIVE in the CiTR studio *

This week’s special guest is local singer-songwriter Kristofer Lee Scott! This is Kristofer’s second time on the radio (his first time was with his previous Kelowna-based band that he used to drum for). Kristofer moved to Vancouver less than a year ago to teach Primary School, and he has already enthusiastically embraced the city’s open-mike culture, and he is playing the Stranded Sunday Sessions #9 at The Railway Club!

And in anticipation of next week’s National Aboriginal Day, in the last 1/2 hr of the show we are joined by regular guest First Nations activist Rose Henry! Rose fill us in on what she’s been up to lately in the world of activism and she introduces a brand new track from the legendary Buffy Saint-Marie.

Featured video: Kev Carmody – ‘Thou Shalt Not Steal’ [1989]

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]