This week’s show will explore 60’s sunshine pop, featuring music by Spanky & Our Gang, Sopwith Camel, the Turtles, the Association, the Lemon Pipers as well as Canadian bands Kensington Market, Mashmakhan, 49th Parallel and Witness Inc.
This week’s show focuses on two famous recording studios, Le Studio and Electric Lady Studios, featuring music from Rush, the Tea Party, Moist, David Bowie, The Police, Jimi Hendrix and Ste- vie Wonder.
Episode 84 - 84- December 20, 2020 Posted: December 23, 2020 - 58 minutes - 55.9 Mb - playsheet -
This week’s show is another edition of Christmas music that doesn’t suck, featuring new Christmas music from Andrew Bird, Calexico, Jenn Grant, Kristian Noel Pedersen, Office Romance and some other non-traditional non-sucking holiday songs
Episode 83 - 83- December 13, 2020 Posted: December 16, 2020 - 58 minutes - 57.6 Mb - playsheet -
This week’s show is a birthday celebration for the Commodore Ballroom, which just turned 90 years old. Tonight’s show features the following artists that have played at the Commodore, the Replacements, the Pogues, the Fall, Shriekback as well as Canadian bands the Pointed Sticks, the Modernettes, Blue Rodeo, 54-40 and Doug & the Slugs.
Episode 82 - 82- December 6, 2020 Posted: December 9, 2020 - 58 minutes - 57 Mb - playsheet -
This week’s show is all solo albums, with music from Pete Townshend, Chris Bell, Alex Chilton, Jeff Tweedy and Robert Plant plus Canadians, Kevin Kane, A.C. Newman, Amy Millan and Bran- don Wolfe Scott.
Episode 81 - 81- November 29, 2020 Posted: December 2, 2020 - 58 minutes - 56.2 Mb - playsheet -
This week’s show is all 45’s. Ian has been busy cleaning 45’s and has unearthed some interesting tunes from obscure artists like Pete Drake, Johnny Thunder, Lorence Hud, J.C. Stone, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Canada Goose plus Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich and more.
Episode 80 - 80- November 15, 2020 Posted: November 18, 2020 - 58 minutes - 57.3 Mb - playsheet -
This week’s episode highlights Roxy Music. Ian makes the connection between early Roxy Music, 80’s synth-pop bands like Duran Duran and Ultravox and modern Canadian bands like Stars, Metric, The Dears and The New Pornographers.
Episode 79 - 79- November 8, 2020 Posted: November 11, 2020 - 58 minutes - 56.4 Mb - playsheet -
This week’s episode is a collection of soul music featuring music by Mavis Staples, Sharon Jones, The Budos Bands, Ann Pebbles as well as new Canadian soul music from The Brooks, Busty and the Bass and Capital 6.