This week’s episode is a self isolation dance party. With music by EDM pioneers Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder, plus New Order, and Underworld as well as Canadian artists deadmau5, Caribou, Junior Boys and MSTRKRFT.
On today’s show Ian plays some new purchases that will create a relaxing soundscape for self isolation. Includes music from the Danish record label, El Paraiso, as well as music from local band, Lakeman, Montreal’s Suuns and Jerusalem In My Heart and Toronto’s Badge Époque Ensemble
This episode of Sound Explorer is an exploration of Rockabilly. Ian recently discovered the Vancouver band, the Blue Shadows, with their Everly Brothers likes harmonies and guitar twang, which inspired this episode. Ian plays classic tracks by John Burnette, Eddied Cochran, Carl Perkins as well as tracks by Canadians, Jerry Jerry & the Sons of Rhythm Orchestra, Ray Condo & His Hardrock Goners, Kitty and Rooster and Rich Hagensen and the Wailin' Daddys.
This episode of Sound Explorer is an exploration of the power duo. The White Stripes and the Black Keys have shown the world that drums and guitar are all you need to make great music. Ian plays music by both these bands plus the Pack A.D., Death From Above 1979, Japandroids and Phono Pony.
This week’s show is the blues. Ian plays tracks from his favourite blues album including tracks from John Hammond Jr, Albert Collins, Freddie King, Muddy Waters and Canadian artists, King Biscuit Boy, Downchild Blues Band and the Powder Blues Band.
In this week’s show Ian digs around in the cabinet under his stereo and pulls out some new purchases, not yet explored and some older CD’s that get one last reprieve before heading back to the thrift store. Tonight’s show features music by Wooden Wand, Grandaddy, Jackie Lo- max and Canadian artists Neverending White Lights, Rae Spoon, Dan Mangan and Chad VanGaalen.
More music from the book, Rock Critics’ Choice - The Top 200 Albums, as well as music from Canadian artists Forgotten Rebels, Slow and Art Bergman. All tracks on this week’s show share a common theme, which Ian calls Rock ’n’ Roll fury.
On this week’s show Ian plays songs from albums that he discovered though the book, Rock Critics’ Choice - The Top 200 Albums, which he bought as a teenager. Today’s show features the Beatles, Them, Richard and Linda Thompson, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell.