Tag Archives: canada

P Is For Plants And Animals

Plants and Animals

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This week, Steve and Doug tackle Montreal trio Plants and Animals. The guys also chat about the Junos and the Polaris Music Prize, and what Canadians value in music.

Plants and Animals’ Official Website

Music featured this week:
Control Me – The End Of That
Feedback In The Field – Parc Avenue
The Mama Papa – La La Land
Stay – Waltzed In From The Rumbling

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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B Is For Bravestation

Bravestation

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This episode, Doug and Steve chat about Toronto underground Apocalyptic Pop trio Bravestation. The boys also chat about musical frisson, the question of keeping past releases available, and Doug’s pick for the best single of 2015.

Bravestation’s Bandcamp

Bravestation’s Soundcloud

Music featured this week:
Actors – V (single)
Signs – Giants & Dreamers
13th Floor – 13th Floor (single)
Haven – V (single)

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Musique” from Daft Punk’s “Musique, Vol. 1”.

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J Is For Jack Ü

Jack Ü

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Steve and Doug take another request this week and look at the collaboration project between Diplo and Skrillex, Jack Ü. There’s also some talk about Burning Man, electronic acts pushing boundaries, and Canadians showing up in unlikely places.

Jack Ü’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
Take Ü There – Jack Ü
Where Are Ü Now? – Jack Ü
To Ü – Jack Ü

And let’s not forget this cycle’s theme, “Writing On The Wall” from Adrian Belew’s Side One.

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O Is For Owen Pallett

Owen Pallett

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The Canadian run pushes on! This time, Steve and Doug chat about composer/musician Owen Pallett. They also talk a bit about Dungeons And Dragons, and being a geek.

Owen Pallett’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Lewis Takes Off His Shirt – Heartland
He Poos Clouds – He Poos Clouds
Song For Five & Six – In Conflict

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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N Is For Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado

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This week on the Canadian run, Steve and Doug look at the highs and lows of Nelly Furtado, one of Canada’s biggest acts.

Nelly Furtado’s Official Website

Music featured this week:
Powerless (Say What You Want) – Folklore
Maneater – Loose
I’m Like A Bird – Whoa Nelly!

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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M Is For The Most Serene Republic

TMSR

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Steve and Doug continue their Canadian run with The Most Serene Republic, a band with an impressively aggressive body of work.

The Most Serene Republic’s listing on Arts & Crafts

Music featured this week:
Heavens To Purgatory – …And The Ever Expanding Universe
(oh) God – Underwater Cinematographer
The Men Who Live Upstairs – Population

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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L Is For LEN

LEN

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As Steve and Doug continue through their Canadian run of musicians, they take time to travel back to the summer of 1999: The Summer Of LEN. Don’t pretend you haven’t missed it.

LEN TV On YouTube

Music featured this week:
It’s A Brother Sister Thing – We Be Who We Be
Candy Pop – Superstar
Steal My Sunshine – Can’t Stop The Bum Rush

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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K Is For k-os

k-os

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This week, Steve and Doug talk a bit about k-os, and everyone’s favourite topic: race relations in Canada.

k-os’ Homepage


Music featured this week:
I Wish I Knew Natalie Portman – Yes!
Crabbuckit – Joyful Rebellion
Sunday Morning – Atlantis: Hymns For Disco

And that Canadian classic, “Money City Maniacs” from Sloan’s Navy Blues.

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A Is For Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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This week we discuss those crazy Quebecois hipsters, Arcade Fire.  Are they truly indie, or just plain weird?

The interactive music video for “We Used To Wait” called “The Wilderness Downtown”

Arcade Fire’s Homepage

Music featured this week:
“Abraham’s Daughter” (The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 and Beyond)
“Rebellion (Lies)” (Funeral)
“No Cars Go” (Neon Bible)

And of course, “ID” from Kasabian’s self-titled album.

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