Posts Tagged ‘Tough Age’

Podcast #421

October 14, 2020

Featuring Greta Stanley, Namoo Nara, SBDC and more

D.D Dumbo – ‘Walrus’ [AU]
D.D Dumbo – ‘Cortisol’ [AU]
D.D Dumbo – ‘The day I first found god’ [AU]
Greta Stanley – New Feeling’ [AU]
A Swayze & The Ghosts – ‘Nothing Left To Do’ [AU]
Beddy Rays – ‘Better Weather’ [AU]
Zach and Jim – ‘Rivers and Trains’ [CA]
Whisky Jennings Bryan – ‘All We Need’ [CA]
Hannah Georges – ‘Pray It Away’ [CA]
PUP – ‘Rot’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Consequences’ [CA]
The Darcys – ‘Off The Deep’ [CA]
Namoo Nara – ‘Twosome’ [CA]
SBDC – ‘The Feeling Of Winning’ [CA]
The Rebel Spell – ‘All We Want’ [CA]

We air three tracks from Castlemaine-based musician D.D Dumbo‘s much lauded debut album Utopia Defeated (2016) before our weekly mix of new Australian tunes including a track from Tasmanian punks A Swayze & The Ghosts. In the Canadian half of the show we share tracks from The Darcys (Toronto), Namoo Nara (Saskatoon), and SBDC (Vancouver).

Podcast #416

August 23, 2020

Featuring Carla Geneve, Soda Pony, Dizzy and more

X – ‘I Don’t Wanna Go Out’ [AU]
Exploding White Mice – ‘Fear (Late At Night)’ [AU]
Powder Monkeys – ‘Yin Yang’ [AU]
The Meanies – ‘Drowning Tower’ [AU]
Dave Graney & Clare Moore – ‘We Need A Champion (Live)’ [AU]
Carla Geneve – ‘Don’t Wanna Be Your Lover’ [AU]
The Accomplice – ‘Magical Sunday 8’ [CA]
Dizzy – ‘Roman Candles’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Self Confidence’ [CA]
Shawnee – ‘Building A Wall’ [CA]
Soda Pony -‘Dancing’ [CA]
Peach Pit – ‘Tommy’s Party’ [CA]
The Fall – ‘Australians In Europe’ [UK]

This week with air three of the tracks that Link Meanie picked as the 10 Greatest Australian Punk Tracks of All Time, in a recent article. The bands we pick from the list are X, Exploding White Mice and Powder Monkeys. We air a track from the new Dave Graney & Clare Moore album ‘With Georgio “The Dove” Valentino and Malcolm Ross (Live)’ and introduce two-spirited First Nations artist Shawnee who recently won the 2020 CBC Searchlight competition.

Podcast #414

August 8, 2020

Featuring Obscura Hail, Cedric Noel, Lambsbreath and more

SNFU – ‘Black Cloud’ [CA]
SNFU – ‘I Forget’ [CA]
SNFU – ‘Big Thumbs’ [CA]
Violent Soho – ‘Canada’ [AU]
Obscura Hail – ‘Doomer’ [AU]
Warped – ‘Raised By Goats’ [AU]
Little Criminals – ‘Nothing Forever, Everything’ [CA]
Cedric Noel – ‘Nothing Forever, Everything’ [CA]
Moscow Apartment – ‘Awful People’ [CA]
Sam Tudor – ‘Everybody’s Keeping Their Word’ [CA]
David Newberry – ‘Montreal’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Penny Current Suppression Ring’ [CA]
Speakerface – ‘Phosphorescence’ [CA]
Land Of Talk – ‘Compelled’ [CA]
Lambsbreath – ‘Get It’ [CA]

The Desert Highways label from Melbourne has released online a compilation record called No Gigs Does Not Have To Mean No Music containing a whopping 205 tracks! We air a track from the album by the rock band Warped this week. And our mix of new Canadian tracks includes the latest from Little Criminals (Saskatoon), Sam Tudor (Vancouver) and Speakerface (Toronto).

Podcast #402

May 9, 2020

Featuring Angie McMahan, Motorists, David Newberry and more

TV Colours – ‘The Neighbourhood’ [AU]
TV Colours – ‘Lost Highway’ [AU]
TV Colours – ‘All The Kids Are Grown Up’ [AU]
Possible Humans – ‘Aspiring To Be A Bloke’ [CA]
Baby Machine / The Vee Bees – ‘Please Don’t Touch’ (Johnny Kidd and The Pirates cover) [AU]
Angie McMahan – ‘Everywhere’ (Fleetwood Mac cover) [AU]
New Fries – ‘Ploce’ [CA]
Motorists – ‘Honey Is Flying In All Directions’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Waiting Here’ [CA]
Himalayan Bear – ‘Tomorrow Is A Long Time – Feat. Ashley Shadow’ (Bob Dylan cover) [CA]
Ora Cogan – ‘Sleeping’ [CA]
David Newberry – ‘Afterthought’ [CA]
CLONE – ‘Bubblegum’ [CA]
Split Enz – ‘Time For A Change’ [CA]

This week we start with three tracks from the debut from Canberra-based TV Colours, ‘Purple Skies, Toxic River’, was six years in the making and released in 2013. This bracing blend of distorted guitars and vocals and synths exceptional hooks became an instant classic when it was released. And our mix of new Australian and Canadian tracks features some covers recorded by The Vee Bees, Angie McMahan and Ryan Beattie’s project Himalayan Bear, which has recorded an album of Bob Dylan songs with Vancouver friends during Covid-19 lockdown.

Podcast #394

March 1, 2020

Featuring Victory Lap, Rose Cousins, Jim Alxndr and more

Split Enz – ‘I Got You’ [NZ]
Split Enz – ‘Shark Attack’ [NZ]
Split Enz – ‘I Hope I Never’ [NZ]
Victory Lap – ‘Question Mark’ [AU]
Ben Lee – ‘Sugar Kane’ [AU]
Jim Alxndr – ‘Slave ft. Angie McMahon’ [AU]
Andy Shauf – ‘Neon Skyline’ [CA]
Gordon Lightfoot – ‘Oh So Sweet’ [CA]
Rose Cousins – ‘The Return (Love Comes Back)’ [CA]
Tough Age – ‘Waiting Here’ [CA]
The New Pornographers – ‘The Surprise Knock’ [CA]
Destroyer – ‘Kinda Dark’ [CA]
TISM – ‘I’ll ‘Ave Ya!’ [AU]

Split Enz are a legendary band from New Zealand, who were popular in the last 70s to early 80s and who featured the songwriting talents of Neil and Tim Finn. We kick off this week’s show with three tracks from the True Colours album (1980), starting off with the extraordinary single ‘I Got You.’ Victory Lap is the latest project of Melbourne’s Alex Badham (formerly Aleks and The Ramps) and we air a track from their debut record as well as a Sonic Youth cover that Ben Lee has released on his latest record Quarter Century Classix.