April 27th show rundown

Très exciting show last week, folks, featuring artists playing Westfest, the Jazz Festival, and Bluesfest this year (definitely check out those lineups!):

The Pack A.D. – Crazy
Ruby Jean & The Thoughtful Bees – Trustfund
The Beauties – Hearts are Down
Hey Rosetta! – Seventeen
The Peptides – For Those Who Hate This World
The Murder Plans – Hurt Somebody
Hexes & Ohs – Looking to Fight
The Arkells – John Lennon
Mother Mother – Original Spin
Death Cab for Cutie – You Are A Tourist [WEEKLY IMPORT]
Black Keys – Everlasting Light [WEEKLY IMPORT]
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Up From Below [WEEKLY IMPORT]
Jill Barber – Tell Me
The Sheepdogs – Please Don’t Lead Me On
Ohbijou – To Rest In Peace on Righteous Tides

THIS WEEK: The boys from hotshotcasino will be stopping by to chat about their upcoming Cinco de Mayo party, plus KEEP YOUR EYES PEELED for a very special, very awesome surprise coming down the pipe from Now Playing for CHUO‘s funding drive! (Help support campus/community radio by clicking here.)

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“Trop-pop!” Live session/interview with Bravestation + March 16th show rundown

A fantastic show today, all thanks to Devin, Jeremy, Andrew, and Derek from Bravestation, who dropped by the CHUO studios this past weekend to record some stripped-down songs and sit down for a chat! See below for our sessions with them:

Bravestation – Outlines of Everyone, live at CHUO

Bravestation – White Wolves, live at CHUO

Interview with Devin, Jeremy, Andrew, and Derek from Bravestation

And, of course, all that we spun today:
The Coppertone – I Know The Dead
Timber Timbre – Bad Ritual
The Sheepdogs – I Don’t Know
Mother Mother – Simply Simple
Bruekke – The Shore
Rah Rah – Chimneys
Bravestation – Outlines of Everyone (Live at CHUO)
Bravestation – White Wolves (Live at CHUO)
William Fitzsimmons – Heartless (Kanye West cover)
Les Jupes – Last Dance
The Luyas – Tiny Head
The Olympic Symphonium – State of the Union Address

And yes, we do have a copy of The Olympic Symphonium’s The City Won’t Have Time To Fight to give away! All you need to do is comment below with your name, email address, and favourite song or album you’ve discovered so far this year. We want to hear what you’re listening to! The winner will be chosen at random by the end of day next Wednesday, so be sure to comment before 11:59 p.m. EST next Wednesday, March 23rd. Good luck!

December 1st show playlist

It’s all about the Toronto indie rock today. And the new Iron & Wine. God, I can’t get over it.

Falklands – It’s Good To See You
The Love Machine – Lioness
Mother Mother – Body of Years
The Russian Futurists – Golden Years
Born Ruffians – I Need a Life
Bankrobber – The End
Iron & Wine – Walking Far From Home [WEEKLY IMPORT]
Jim Bryson and The Weakerthans – Wild Folk
Shapes & Sizes – Time Has Practically Stopped
Meligrove Band – Really Want It
The Salteens – Last Train From London
The Stormalongs – Pain Coaster
Ruth Moody – The Garden

And don’t forget — don’t miss next week’s show when Jon Janes from The Mountains & The Trees stops by the studio for a chat & performance! Should be one hell of a show, kids.