Author Archives: Mike

Review of Cat Power’s “Sun”

Chan Marshall has always been a bit of an enigma, but with every album she releases as Cat Power, the undeniably talented singer-songwriter from Georgia reveals just a little more, satisfying fans while retaining her alluring mystique. My love of Cat Power all started when Marshall burst out of the alternative music backwaters in 1998 […]

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We’re back with a new show next week, but in the meantime, here are a few links to some newly-released, unreleased, and new-ish music from south of the border. They’ve been keeping our heads boppin’ all week long: (1) Heartless Bastards started off their nine-year career in Cincinnati, and are a band built around the distinctive […]

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Buzz Sucks

As our loyal listeners/readers may know, we’re big fans of another show here at 93.3 CFMU that caters to the independent rock lover: Music Between Friends. And though we all might think dangerous thoughts from time to time, it just so happens that MBF took those unspoken words right out of Mike’s considerably large mouth with […]

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goin’ back #3

Megan and I are back next week with a new show, but this week we’re re-broadcasting one from five years back.  This one features a number of artists from across the pond, including  The Stone Roses, The Smiths, The Clash, and Portishead.  And with an all-star cast of favourites like The Delgados and The Decemberists, […]

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It’s a new year, and even though we’re taking a few weeks away from the show (we’ll re-post an oldie next week), we wanted to thank Nicole for recommending Denmark’s Agnes Obel. Her debut album, Philharmonics, was released in 2010, and earned critical and commercial success in Europe, as well as a number of awards in […]

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