Posts Tagged ‘You Am I’

Podcast #412

July 19, 2020

Featuring Tkay Maidza, Astral Swans, Pottery and more

You Am I – ‘Rumble’ [AU]
You Am I – ‘Arse-Kickin’ Lady From The North-West’ [AU]
You Am I – ‘I Live Under The Flightpath’ [AU]
The Beths – ‘Jump Rope Gazers’ [NZ]
Tkay Maidza – ‘Shook’ [AU]
Tralala Blip – ‘Pub Talk’ [AU]
Honour Bound – ‘Brittle Bones’ [CA]
Tombstone – ‘Blistered Eyes’ [CA]
Lyle Bats – ‘I’ll Be The Bow’ [CA]
Astral Swans – ‘Bird Songs’ [CA]
Pottery – ‘Texas Drums Pt I & II’ [CA]
Carsen Gray – ‘Sah ‘Laana’ [CA]
Art Bergmann – ‘Company Store’ [CA]

We play the You Am I‘s 1998 single ‘Rumble’ this week, including the two brilliant b-sides. The Beths from New Zealand are back and you can hear the title track to their latest record Jump Rope Gazers before we introduce Tralala Blip, a collective of differently-abled musicians from Bangalow, who create and produce electronic music projects. And we feature three acts from the Carbioo Region of BC – heavy bands Honour Bound and Tombstone, and singer-songwriter Lyle Bats (formerly Drum and Bell Tower).

Podcast #378

July 25, 2019

Featuring Dumb Things, Ali Barter, Foxwarren and more

You Am I – ‘It Ain’t Funny How We Don’t Talk Anymore’ [AU]
You Am I – ‘Thuggery’ [AU]
You Am I – ‘I’m A Mess’ [AU]
Steve Kilbey & Gareth Koch – ‘Lost at Sea’ [AU]
Dumb Things – ‘Today Tonight’ [AU]
Ali Barter – ‘Backseat’ [AU]
Dakk’one – ‘Freedom’ [CA]
Taylor Janzen – ‘Dennis Quaid’ [CA]
Foxwarren – ‘To Be’ [CA]
Shotgun Jimmie – ‘Cool All The Time’ [CA]
J.P. Mortier – ‘Sons Of Steel’ [CA]
B.A Johnston – ‘We’re All Going To Jail (Except Pete, He’s Gonna Die)’
Tim Rogers & The Temperance Union – ‘Kalgoorlie’

You Am I’s seventh studio album, Convicts (2006), has just been released on vinyl for the first time and to celebrate we air three tracks from the album at the top of the show. That is followed by the prolific Steve Kilbey‘s latest single ‘Lost at Sea’, which is a collaboration with Gareth Koch who is a Viennese-trained guitarist/ and composer. We introduce Brisbane’s Dumb Things, and in the Canadian half of the show air a track from Shotgun Jimmie‘s come-back album Transistor Sister 2.

Podcast #365

March 3, 2019

Featuring Norine Brown, Kerry Ryan, Swim Team and more

Aldous Harding – ‘Stop Your Tears’ [NZ]
Aldous Harding – ‘Blend’ [NZ]
Aldous Harding – ‘Horizon’ [NZ]
Philip La Rosa – ‘Fable’ [AU]
Great Gable – ‘Cool Mind Blue’ [AU]
The Beasts – ‘Pearls Before Swine’ [AU]
Norine Brown – ‘Sleeping Buffalo’ [AU]
Kerry Ryan – ‘Stranded’ [CA]
PHYSIA – ‘Cool Cat’ [CA]
Ivory Towers – ‘Sand Witches’ [CA]
Swim Team – ‘Rabbit’ [CA]
Bre McDaniel – ‘Pipe Lines’ [CA]
You Am I – ‘Embarrassed (live)’ [CA]

Aldous Harding is a Kiwi-based folk singer-songwriter of outstanding quality, who has released records on both Flying Nun Records and 4AD. You can hear three tracks from these records on today’s show and we’ll keep an eye out for new tunes that are sure to be on their way. New Australian tracks after that including a single from Perth-based Great Gable and we introduce PHYSIA, the basement project of Victoria-BC-based James Bings, included with our top mix of new Canadian tunes.

Podcast #286

September 28, 2016

Featuring pt 1 of an interview w/Gerry Hannah of the Subhumans

Subhumans – ‘Death To The Sickoids’ [CA]
Subhumans – ‘Urban Guerrillas’ [CA]
Subhumans – ’21st Century’ [CA]
Gerry Hannah – ‘You Can Take It From Me’ [CA]
Interview with Gerry Hannah
Gerry Hannah – ‘In The Final Days’ [CA]
You Am I – ‘Out To The Never Now’ [AU]
The Hollowmen – ‘Shatter The Bones’ [NZ]
Mi-Sex – ‘Mi Sex, Your Sex’ [NZ]
Tough Age – ‘Castigation’ [CA]
Tim The Mute – ‘Welcome to the Terrordome’ [CA]
Dead Bead Poet Society – ‘Fly, Fly’ [CA]
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty’ [NZ]

Our extra special guest this week is Gerry Hannah, former member of the pioneering punk band the Subhumans, who formed in Vancouver in 1978. We kick off the show with a couple of tracks from the Subhumans classic record Incorrect Thoughts (1980) before featuring a track from Gerry Hannah’s outstanding 2014 indie folk/rock solo release called Coming Home. I met up with Gerry at Arts Wells 2016, where he performed with his band the New Questioning Coyote Brigade. You can hear pt 1 of the extensive interview I recorded with this Canadian music legend on today’s show.

Lots of sweet new tunes in the 2nd half of the show, including rock n roll band The Hollowmen from New Zealand, as well as Mi-Sex, a classic Kiwi rock/electronica act who’ve release their first record in 30 years!

Podcast #285

September 21, 2016

Featuring an interview with folk musician Jenny Ritter

You Am I – ‘Drink It Dry’ [AU]
You Am I – ‘Conscience’ [AU]
You Am I – ‘Good Advices’ [AU]
Tash Sultana – ‘Jungle’ [AU]
This Way North – ‘Pretty Much’ [AU]
Jenny Ritter – ‘Museum Song’ [CA]
Interview with Jenny Ritter
Jenny Ritter – ‘Wolf Wife’ [CA]
Janaya Salmond – ‘For Joni’ [CA]
Nathaniel Krikke – ‘Roam On’ [CA]
Rodney Decroo – ‘Ugly Boy In An Ugly Town’ [CA]
Douse – ‘I Am More Directed’ [CA]

The great You Am I released their tenth full-length recently called Porridge and Hotsauce. We feature the track ‘Good Advices’ at the start of the show, but before that, a throw-back to the origins of the band with two tracks from their debut EP Snake Tide from 1991.

We feature a track from 21yr old self-taught Melbournian singer-songwriter Tash Sultana as well as two fine new BC-based singer-songwriters Janaya Salmond and Nathaniel Krikke from their respective latest releases. And our special guest this week is highly-regarded Vancouver-based folk musician Jenny Ritter who I caught up with at Arts Wells 2016. Jenny’s second album Raised By Wolves is out now!