episode #268 – Adventures In Your Own Backyard

The impending summer hiatus of myboytheriotgirl has made a priority out of stuffing as much music as we can into shows, so behold, 57+ minutes of music glory for your ears’ pleasure.

Starting off with the lead track off of Atlas Sound’s 2011 disc Parallax, we then get to a track from the highly anticipated album from secretive Canadian duo Purity Ring. The Halifax/Montreal band will be releasing Shrines on July 24th, and we can’t wait for it!

And speaking of acts out of Montreal with albums you can’t wait for: Polaris winner Patrick Watson and band have just released their latest (yesterday). Having listened to it a few dozen times on the CBC Music website, we can’t get enough of this delicately crafted pop, so we end the show with the first three tracks off the disc.

Before that, though, we get to a couple of dedications (New Order to Brendan,  and Land of Talk to Regan), some Screaming Females followed by a female screaming, and classics by the Fiery Furnaces, Peter Bjorn & John, and The Besnard Lakes (more Montreal!)

Also, since this video is just so darrrrling, you should take five minutes and watch it to behold the talent that is Patrick Watson & co.

  1. Atlas Sound – The Shakes (Parallax)
  2. Purity Ring – Obedear (Shrines)
  3. New Order – Ceremony (Substance)
  4. The Fiery Furnaces – Bird Brain (Blueberry Boat)
  5. Blitzen Trapper – Below the Hurricane (Destroyer of the Void)
  6. Blur – Moroccan Peoples Revolutionary Bowls Club (Think Tank)
  7. The Drums – I Don’t Know How To Love (Portamento)
  8. Screaming Females – Expire (Ugly)
  9. Noisettes – Bridge To Canada (What’s The Time Mr. Wolf? (Retail))
  10. The Besnard Lakes – Devastation (The Besnard Lakes Are The Dark Horse)
  11. Land of Talk – Blangee Blee (Cloak and Cipher)
  12. Peter Bjorn And John – Start To Melt (Writer’s Block)
  13. Patrick Watson – Lighthouse (Adventures In Your Own Backyard)
  14. Patrick Watson – Blackwind (Adventures In Your Own Backyard)
  15. Patrick Watson – Step Out for a While (Adventures In Your Own Backyard)
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