Tag Archives: Beirut

episode #272 – Summer Break!

A day late, but definitely not a dollar short!  This last episode before our summer hiatus is jam-packed with myboytheriotgirl classics, sprinkled with a few new songs and a mingling of some tracks from underplayed albums from some of our favourite artists. What three-hour show would be complete without some New Pornographers, Sparklehorse, Spoon, Fiery […]

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episode #256 – The Best of 2011

This final episode of 2011 reviews our favourites (such as The Pack AD, Smith Westerns, and Beirut) , and consensus picks (such as M83, Bon Iver, and PJ Harvey) from the popular and no-so-popular presses. Having to settle on 24 albums (plus two from 2010) in the independent/alternative oeuvre was far more difficult than it sounds. […]

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episode #244 – welcome

It’s the first show of the new season/ school-year and it’s huge!  Like, two hours huge. First off, to new listeners/students at McMaster (home to CFMU), welcome to Hamilton, we’re happy to have you!  Hopefully you had a chance to experience the amazingness of Supercrawl last weekend, and are now totally inoculated and will make […]

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goin’ back #1

We’re using the time machine (aka mbtrg’s eight years of archives) to go back just in time for Halloween 2007, and a slew of completely un-scary tunes from that era. There’s some classic Belle & Sebastian (from a ), Beirut, who just released last week. We’re guessing must’ve come out around then, and there’s , , , […]

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episode #238

Back in the summer that the was dissolved, the was released, and was beginning to give way to , we were just ignorant children, unaware of all the great music that we’d have to catch up with when we got into our teens.This week we take a quick look back at some tracks one or […]

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