Felt inspired to play some park songs, not just because of the tool at City Hall. Premiered the DEBUT song by local rockers la lune, and new tunes from Discovery Zone, Joseph Shabason, clairo, White Poppy, The Golden Age of Wrestling (with Future Star), L CON, Empress Of & Feeling Figures. And a happy Hanukkah!
Rest in Peace to Shane MacGowan of the Pogues (and good riddance, Henry Kissinger). New tunes from Non La, Ducks Ltd., Feeling Figures, Hotline TNT & Kevin Romain. Congrats to SHiNDiG 2023 finalists Seeing Grey, The Hausplants, worrywart & Feedlot. The winner will be crowned on Tuesday, December 5th at Red Gate!
A mostly mellow ep. New tunes from Titanic, André 3000, WOODS, Sofia Kourtesis, V Vecker Ensemble, doohickey cubicle & bloom effect. Be well!
Pretty mellow episode, overall.
New tunes from boymoder, Geese, Ora Cogan, Total Chroma, Caroline Polachek & The Painters, and happy birthday to Chris-A-Riffic & Patrick of Gal Gracen
New tunes from Sean Nicholas Savage, Lost Girls, VOICE ACTOR, Total Chroma, Yaris Paris, Vanishing Twin, Faith Healer, Wetface, Anna McClellan & White Poppy
New tunes from The Golden Age of Wrestling, DEBBY FRIDAY, Tough Sell, PLEASEBENiCE, YEP & KCAR, and R.I.P. to Valeria Fellini, member of cub and many other Vancouver bands.
Not quite, but goodness gracious that drilling is really something. NEW TUNES from BE AFRAID, Tirzah, Discovery Zone, Who Is She?, Famous Mammals, THEEE RETAIL SIMPS & Helena Deland
New tunes from SHEER MAG, pooched, Hotline TNT, Devon Parkin, TJ Felix & Σtella
New tunes from Faith Healer, Lost Girls, Freak Heat Waves, Patrick Holland, Sea Lemon, Big Thief, ANOHNI and the Johnsons & Grimm, plus a preview of this weekend's Green Auto Fest. Woo!
Bay Area pop phenom Tony Molina calls in to talk about his tour (and friendship) with the Softies and the scene in SF. Also, previewing the most wondrous weekend of the year: MUSIC WASTE WEEKEND. Hope to see you in the pit. Music Waste runs Thursday to Sunday across East Van: musicwaste.ca Tony Molina plays the Biltmore with The Softies, All Girl Summer Fun Band & Mo Troper on Sunday night.
CiTR alums Ryan, Nellie & Eleanor say hi and pick some tunes to celebrate CiTR's 85th anniversary. Plus, previewing Friday's night anniversary party at Red Gate featuring Kellarissa, Devours & Cherry Blu, and tributes to Selina Koop and Kenneth Anger.
Former CiTR station manager Brenda Grunau picks some tunes and joins me (& my daughter Alice) for a pre-recorded chat about her time at the station, Vancouver's music scene in the late '00s to mid-2010s, Shindig, and the move from the old SUB to the new studios in the AMS Nest. Part of a month of special 85th anniversary programming.
CiTR legend Luke Meat is back in studio to play some records and shoot the breeze. Off-the-chart nostalgia levels. Very good times. This May, CiTR is celebrating its 85th anniversary, so I'll have some CiTR luminaries of yesteryear on as guests. The station has lots of fun planned, including special programming and some live shows. Tune in!
Live in-studio, and it feels great. NEW tunes from Yaeji, Devours, Westerman, WOOLWORM, Tough Age, Aaron Read, PJ Harvey, EDDIE CHACON & Dayshade. A special month of programming celebrating CiTR's 85th anniversary starts next week, and kicks off with a show at Red Gate this Friday night.
Local (by way of Philadelphia) rockers BUDDIE join me to chat about their new record, Agitator, cricket & birdwatching. They play the Lido TONIGHT! Also, a new tune from Pantayo. It's good.