Category Archives: 2011

Are these the prettiest songs of the year?

We’re going to take a week off in mid-December to give Megan enough time to prepare for the 2hr Indie-rock Christmas Special that will air on the 21st, so that leaves us with three other shows to program in 2011.  Our last show of the year will be the Best Albums of 2011, so we’re […]

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episode #252

Odds and ends; bits and bites; crunch ‘n munch. This week’s full of one-offs and left-behinds, and we’re happy to play them before we get to the more album-heavy end-of-year shows. It’s a Happy Thanksgiving for a lucky American listener because we have a random and brand new Jens Lekman song to throw her way, along […]

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Oh, Horsefeathers

UPDATE: Alanna has let us know that she will be playing Homegrown Hamilton on Friday December 9th with fellow Guelphites Modern Field Recordings. Over the past decade, Canada’s biggest cities have drawn thousands of young, creative kids from the hinterland into their vertical villages and crowded, chaotic streets. This has given places like Montreal, Toronto […]

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episode #251

Fourteen songs today, sprinkled with some covers. Of Rush, of Morrissey, and some by Cuff the Duke, Tracy Thor and more (this season’s free Paper Bag Records sampler is a good one, so we sample with pleasure!). Mike and I get to a 2003 Yo La Tengo track that fell off the #250th, but not […]

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We’re lining up a great show for tomorrow featuring a bunch of covers, including that Tracy Thorne cover of The XX’s “Night Time” we mentioned in our 250th Podcast, a Rush cover by Kingston’s P.S. I Love You, and a Morrissey cover by doo-wop darlings, The Bandana Splits. But before tomorrow’s show, I wanted to […]

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