Episode 28: The Celebration Army

The Celebration Army is a band digging intro the golden ages of classic rock but with a contemporary edge.    

2018 will see tour dates across Canada and beyond following their debut full length release last March.


 

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/TheCelebrationArmy

Website - https://www.thecelebrationarmy.com/

Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/user/thecelebrationarmy

Twitter - https://twitter.com/CelebrationArmy

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheCelebrationArmy

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/the_celebration_army/

Episode 27: rIVerse

Throwback feel good 90s pop for 2017, rIVerse is a four piece from Toronto focusing on positive energy messages and feel good performance experiences.  This week all four members, Dizz, Khadija, Zak and Monroe join us in studio to get their cards read!

 

Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDpsIpLA8hAguHdHrprC-sA

Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/rIVerseLive

Twitter - https://twitter.com/riverselive

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/rIVerseLive/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/rIVerseLive/

 

Episode 24: The Darcys Return

The Darcys are a two-piece art-rock group born and raised in the GTA.  We got em in studio with us to talk about all sorts of shit.  Including actual shit.   

Hole In One: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hole_in_one

Bristol Stool Chart: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_stool_scale

 

You can find the song we played today, “Arizona Hwy”  on their 2016 album Centrefold

 

Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/the-darcys
Website -  www.thedarcys.ca
Facebook - www.fb.me/itsthedarcys
Twitter - www.twitter.com/itsthedarcys
Instagram - www.instagram.com/thedarcys

Episode 23: Kaia Kater

This week we sat down with Kaia Kater. Its the last of our interviews from Hillside. Remeber that? Kaia was amazing to speak to. Don't forget to check out her song Saint Elizabeth

https://www.kaiakater.com/

Episode 22: First Ghost

First ghost:
Website -  http://www.firstghost.com/
Bandcamp - https://firstghost.bandcamp.com/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/firstghostband
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/firstghostband
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/firstghostca/
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Episode 21: Absolutely Free

this week we chat with an old friend of mine, Matt from the band Absolutely Free.  We talk about history, new new metal, and get deep and spooky.
 

Episode 20: Feltworth

Following a long run on the children's music circuit, Feltworth, the fuzzy quartet of brothers Dezi and Manny Feltworth, Morris Katzenburd, and Cozy Balboa have just issued their first 7-inch single made for an older audience.  Taking influence from a wide range, including but not limited to the Beach Boys, Joy Divison, Cheap Trick, and 90s indie rock, Feltworth’s new, mature work is reaching out to the parents of the kids they used to play to (or maybe even the grown up kids themselves). 

Check out the first release from Feltworth, a limited edition 7” vinyl featuring “Forget This Feeling” and “You Turn Me On”

Website -  http://feltworth.com/
Bandcamp - https://feltworth.bandcamp.com/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/feltworth
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/feltworth/
Instagram - hhttps://www.instagram.com/feltworth/
 

Episode 19: Shaun William Clarke

Shawn William Clarke is an indie folk songwriter, twice nominated as Songwriter of the Year in NOW magazine's Best of Toronto poll. His recent release, TOPAZ, was inspired by 80's Gordon Lightfoot, Kenny Buttrey's drumming on Neil Young's "Harvest"; and the existential dilemma's we faced in 2016.

 

Check out his various southern Ontario concerts coming up in the next few weeks, including his September 16th show at Burdock here in Toronto!

 

Website -  https://http://www.shawnwilliamclarke.com/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/shawnclarke/

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ShawnWClarke/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/shawnwclarke/

Episode 18: Jordan Alexander

Pop music with depth and sincerity is the name of Jordan Alexander’s game.  Quickly coming into the Toronto music scene, her 2016 debut album released to positive reviews, being lauded as an up and comer, in the music scene.  

Hopefully you got to check her out recently at the Hamilton Renaissance Music Festival in McClaren Park, and keep an eye out for more performances and videos coming soon.  You can also check out her newest release “I Don’t Think About You” with 10Digits!

 

Website -  https://www.jordanalexandermusic.com/

Twitter - https://twitter.com/jordan4music

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/jordanalexandermusicxx/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jordanalexandermusic/

Sunday Funday Crystal Ballroom Live at WayHome /w Flakes

Staying true to his namesake, Flakes comes from the small ski town of Park City, Utah. He got his start in music as a jazz pianist, performing in various ensembles, culminating in performances at Telluride Jazz Fest and Carnigie Hall. In 2014, Flakes began his studies at Berklee College of Music in Boston as an Electronic Production and Design major. Since then his style developed into an eclectic and organic, yet uncompromising electronic sound.
(Jazz) playlist - Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Snarky Puppy, Dirty Loops, Jacon Colyer, Badbadnotgood, Anomalie (producer),  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/flakesmakes  
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/flakesmakes
 

Episode 17: Jason Maxwell

Jason Maxwell is a country singer-songwriter and recording artist from Thornhill, Ontario.  Jason began by posting a few videos of his performance on social media. After a few months, Jason was recruited to perform with a local country group. After gaining a wealth of experience performing live on-stage, he has since progressed to a career as a solo recording artist.

You can find the song we played today, “Constellation Conversation” on the radio, as well as his newly released EP

Website -  http://www.jmaxwellmusic.com/
Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/jmaxwellmusic
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/jmaxwellmusic
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/jmaxwellmusic
 

Sunday Funday Crystal Ballroom Live at Hillside /w Mt. Joy

Live from Hillside with Mt. Joy
The song is called Sheep


Website: http://www.mtjoyband.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mtjoyband/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MtJoyBand
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mtjoyband/ 
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mtjoyband

Episode 16: Iduna

Iduna is a four-piece alt-rock band based in Toronto.  Inspired by The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Radiohead, and Stone Temple Pilots, Iduna brings 90s rock sensibilities into the present day.  

You can find the song we played today, “Breaking Orbit ” on their self titled 2016 album

Website -  http://idunamusic.com/
Soundcloud - https://soundcloud.com/iduna-music
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Idunamusic/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/idunamusic

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/idunamusic/

Episode 15: Snoqualmie

This week we have Snoqualmie on the show. We talk about tiny horses wearing sweaters and the love/hate relationship with touring. Check out snoqualmie's newest release Sad Sack Canadiana on bandcamp.

 

Instagram:           http://instagram.com/snoqualmieband

Twitter:                http://twitter.com/snoqualmieband

Facebook:           http://facebook.com/snoqualmieband

Website:              http://snoqualmieband.com

Youtube:              https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgkK2jWpGOurDUcvmRPg8wQ

Bandcamp:          https://snoqualmie.bandcamp.com/

iTunes:                 https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1253275340?ls=1&app=itunes

Episode 14: Slamboni

Slamboni is a Toronto-based 4 piece ska, punk, reggae and rock anthem band.  They bring the party vibes with catchy, feel-good songs with a ton of beachy SOCAL energy.  

You can find the song we played today, “Beech Av. 322 ” on their self titled 2016 album

Website -  http://www.slamboniband.com
Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/slambonimusic
Twitter - http://twitter.com/slamboniband

Instagram - http://instagram.com/slamboni

Episode 13: The Databats

The Databats are a Toronto based music duo exploring experimental electronic music, multidisciplinary and performance art, and video projection work.  


Their newest release, “Bodies” is the first off their upcoming EP “Of Water”. Check it out on their bandcamp (link below)!

 

Also, they’ll be kicking off a mini-tour at Stop Drop & Roll on September 2!  Go see some art music!

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thedatabats
Bandcamp: https://thedatabats.bandcamp.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The.Databats/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thedatabats
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedatabats/