Posts Tagged ‘The Shilohs’

Stranded podcast #260

August 15, 2015
  • Featuring Tall Dwarfs, Fake Tears, Destroyer, Scalper and more *

A mixed back of tracks today starting with a classic from kiwi lo-fi pioneers Tall Dwarfs followed by the Chris Knox solo classic ‘Not Given Lightly’. We introduce listeners to the intense protest songs of Disgruntled Tax Payers from Brisbane and a couple of tracks from the debut full-length ‘Night Shifting’ (Mint Records) from Fake Tears of Vancouver. We also feature three outstanding cuts from the brand new Destroyer record ‘Poison Season’!

Featured video: Scalper – ‘Puppets’ [2015]

Stranded podcast #214

August 29, 2014

* RIP Jay Curley of Tumbleweed *

This week the sad news broke of the passing of Jay Curley, bassist of legendary Woolongong-based stoner band Tumbleweed.   Jay and his brother Lenny were two of the founding members of the band which became a much-loved and influential stalwart on the Australian music scene of the 1990s.  Tumbleweed were renowned for their  fuzzed out Sabbath-inspired and wah-wah guitar riffs combined with the Beatles-esq melodies of singer Richie Lewis, played at mammoth volume to legions of fans.   Today we offer a tribute to Jay’s contributions to the early years of the band.

Featured video: Tumbleweed – ‘Acid Rain’ [1992]

Ozstranded podcast #205

June 28, 2014

* Daniel Martin of the Goatboys LIVE in the CiTR studio *

It’s fitting to revisit the sublime creative work of Nick Cave as he is returning to Vancouver with the Bad Seeds in a matter of days.  We start the show with a couple of lesser-known album tracks from the early days of the band’s career, as well as two more recent singles.

Another passionate guitar-slinging local artist makes the long #99 bus trip down Broadway to the studio today to chat and play some tunes.  Daniel Martin, originally from Ontario, fell in love with the nature and lifestyle of the West Coast and has made wide-ranging musical contributions through a number of projects, including party-rock and festival favourites The Goat Boys.  Daniel’s songwriting prowess is evident through today’s performance which includes the song ‘Fool’s Gold’, based on the true story of a canoe trip to an isolated part of Canada’s north…

Featured video: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Dig Lazarus Dig’ [2008]