Tag Archives: toronto

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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Z Is For Zeus

Zeus

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The end of the Canadian run! This time Steve and Doug cover Zeus, a quartet who have backed Jason Collett for years, and pay homage to the greats of the past.

Music featured this week:
27 Is The New 17 – Classic Zeus
How Does It Feel? – Say Us
Are You Gonna Waste My Time? – Busting Visions

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

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V Is For Vast Robot Armies

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Three cities, two countries, one band: join Steve and Doug as they look out on the horizon to the Vast Robot Armies.

Vast Robot Armies’ Bandcamp Page

Music featured this week:
Foxtrot – Little Creatures
Grey Area Living – Goodnight Myopia
Little Creatures – Little Creatures

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

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S Is For Spiral Beach

Spiral Beach

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This week during the Canadian run, Steve and Doug get pumped over the uber-talented Spiral Beach!

Spiral Beach’s Website


Music featured this week:
Made Of Stone – Ball
May Go Round (In A Mania) – The Only Really Thing
Voodoo – Spiral Beach

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

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P Is For The Philosopher Kings & Prozzäk

Philosopher Kings

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Double the fun on the Canadian run! Steve and Doug talk about the Canadian powerhouse known as The Philosopher Kings, and their offshoot band Prozzäk. Also a bit of Track & Field, and Jarvis Church in there too.

Music featured this week:
You Stepped On My Life [single version] – One Night Stand
Charms – The Philosopher Kings
Cry – Famous, Rich And Beautiful
Strange Disease – Hot Show
www.nevergetoveryou – Saturday People
Sucks To Be You – Hot Show

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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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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G Is For Great Speckled Bird

Great Speckled Bird

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This week, Steve and Doug cover a Canadian classic formed by Ian & Sylvia Tyson: Great Speckled Bird. Two albums, a tv show, and a million line up changes – wow, these guys were busy.

The Cool Groove’s Great Speckled Bird Biography

Music featured this week:
Long Long Time To Get Old – Great Speckled Bird
Some Kind Of Fool – Ian & Sylvia (GSB played it as every episode of the Ian Tyson Show closed out, so it counts!)
Old Cheyenne – You Were On My Mind

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

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E Is For Esthero

Esthero

Esthero

Doug and Steve continue the Canadian run with Esthero, the collaborative darling of the music industry. Three albums later, and she’s still cranking it out from the heart.

Esthero’s Blog
Esthero’s Website

Music featured this week:
We R In Need Of A Musical Revolution – Wikked Lil Grrrls
Never Gonna Let You Go – Everything Is Expensive
That Girl – Breath From Another

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

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C Is For Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

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Merry Christmas! What better way to celebrate the holidays than to plug in and listen to our Crystal Castles episode? Also, Doug hypothesizes on how to get a really good Crystal Castles music video

Crystal Castles’ Website
Crystal Castles’ Bandcamp Page
The Complete Crystal Castles YouTube Channel

Music featured this week:
Celestica – Crystal Castles (II)
Plague – Crystal Castles (III)
Alice Practice – Alice Practice EP
1991 – Crystal Castles

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

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A Is For Austra

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Oh Canada! This week, Steve and Doug start their Canadian run: 26 Canadian bands you may not have heard of but probably should have. They start with Toronto’s Austra, and it seems Doug and Steve don’t see eye to eye on the group. Is it the electronic soundscapes? Is it the operatic voice of Katie Stelmanis? Or is it because Doug and Steve live in Vancouver? Find out in this week’s episode!

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Austra’s Website

Music featured this week:
Habitat – Habitat (EP)
Home – Olympia
Lose It – Feel It Break

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

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