As always, the best in left-field pop from Canada, Australia and beyond! This week it’s left-field pop maestros Spars who set the stage, Melbourne’s Time For Dreams live up to their name, muscular dreampop (aka shoegaze) from Montreal’s No Joy while Toronto punkers OBGMs make a triumphant return. Also, powerpop from Perth’s Flossy and so, so much more.
As always, 60ish minutes of the best in new (and new to me) left-field pop from Canada, Australia and beyond! This week we get loud with Welland’s Daniel Romano, Calgary’s The Shiverettes, Melbourne’s Slush, Freo’s Grunge Barbie. New Donny Benét! New New Fries! Delightful mellowness from New Zealand’s Floating Island. Also, a whole bunch of tunes from the past couple of years from bands that I’m only discovering now, like Edmonton’s Midnight Crisis. So much excellent music out there, just waiting to be discovered, so dive on in.
As always, the best in new left-field pop from Canada, Australia and beyond. This week: several great tunes from the comp Stay Inside – Songs from the Great Indoors, put together by a bunch of Aussie indie labels. 100% of receipts to the bands. Check it out. Also Edmonton’s Real Sickies with some punkage recorded in isolation, and so much more.
La Fièvre Faudra faire mieux
Pinch Points Liquid Stone – Ground Up – System Failure
Dboy Full On
Civic Velvet Casino
Glen Schenau Jhumble
Juniper Bush Foresight
Blush Response Snacks [Bored Nothing Cover]
Chastity Belt The Process
suffer fools when i was a monster
Expanda Fuzz The State Of The Nation
Emma Russack When You Sleep (My Bloody Valentine Cover)
As always, 60 minutes (or thereabouts) of the best in new indie music from Canada, Australia and beyond (plus a John Prine cover). This week: Melbourne’s Mystery Guest hit us with a song that’s sure to be on my year-end best-of list, while compatriots Baby Shower go dark, tasty shoegazy stuff from Washed Out, Hamilton’s Sunnsetter and Toronto’s Lacquer. And so, so much more (Pet Shop Boys!).
Leslie Spit Tree-O Angel from Montgomery
Mystery Guest Get Up
Jade Hairpins (Don’t Break My) Devotion
Knitted Abyss Attention
Baby Shower Everything sucks and it’s everyone’s fault but mine
Primo! Best and Fairest
Pet Shop Boys Monkey business
the band whose name is a symbol From Düsseldorf To Cologne
As always, 60 minutes of the best in left-field pop from Canada, Australia and beyond. This week: shoegaze from Australia’s Flyying Colours and Kodiak Galaxy and Canda’s Zoon; Montreal pop and hip-hop from Le Couleur and Petite Papa (respectively), Mark Lanegan, Claire Birchall, EWAH & The Vision of Paradise; sunny guitar pop from Penny Diving, Port Juvee and Vim, and so much more.
Once again, the best in new left-field pop from Canada, Australia and beyond.
This week: delightfully abrasive punk from Bad Waitress, Tactics, Antibodies and Dboy; Pantayo and Caryn Borthwick channel No Zu; Birdz is On the Run; moody electronic pop from Lastlings and Poliça; Zoë Fox hits us with her debut album. And so much more.
Sixty minutes of the best in left-field pop from Canada, Australia and beyond to get your through your self isolation and social distancing.
This week, a couple of timely self-isolation tunes: a Joy Division cover from YACHT and the eerily timely Shut-In from Nova Scotia’s Beauts. Also! Transcendent punk from Welland’s Dboy, loundness from UZI and Gutter Girls, Ottawa’s Surrender w/ some tasty 80s synthpop, new Pet Shop Boys (fact: the U1 is a party train), Sparks and Donny Benét. Also, Danko Jones takes us up the mountain.
Isolation – Single
Pet Shop Boys
A Lifetime Away
triple j Unearthed Embedded Player
As always, the best in new and indie music from Canada, Australia and beyond. There’s no better way to enjoy your social isolation, right?
On the show: mellow chillness from Kashka and Molly Drag, tasty loudness from Montreal’s Double Date with Death, delicious power pop from NOBRO and Bloods, poppy confections from U.S. Girls and Hello Seahorse!, Heart Beach with a side dish of homesickness, a spiky punk punch from Cable Ties and Rata Negra.
I really need to get something to eat.
It’s Winter Now
Double Date with Death
La princesse de l’au-delà (feat. Laurence Gauthier-Brown)
U & M E
Overtime (feat. James Baley & Jake Clemons)
The best in left-field pop from Canada, Australia & beyond! This week, some great tuneage to kickstart your new year: Dreamy pop from Melbourne (Flyying Colours, Spiral Perm), Sydney (The S-Bends) & Aukland (Na Noise) Canadian electronic tuneage from Smaller Hearts, Molly Drag & Lié. Alien Nosejob and Psychic Void get punky! Edmonton’s Brunch Club and Hobart’s Quivers deliver some exceptional guitar pop. And so much more!