True fact: on the way to the radio station I remembered I was out of rum. So I went into the Beer Depot and asked for a pint. It’s taken a long time to get out of the habit of asking for a mickey. That may be the first time I remembered without stumbling over it.
So yeah, doing that show was incredibly indulgent. I was genuinely confused about being in my right mind, and doing radio. Normally I get into the studio after a few hours sleep and I start at six. Today I started clear headed and it felt distinctly strange, like I should go out into the parking lot and smoke a bunch of cigarettes and bang my head against a rock for a while to get into the right headspace. But it was fun. As a side benefit, I may, for the first time, be sick of talking about Canada.
Here’s the playlist.
And here’s the audio:
Part one (download):
Part two (download):
Two hours really wasn’t enough. I’ve got a bunch of stuff to play tomorrow, but I’ll be mixing it up with some more general open format.
errata: Winnipeg is not the “City of Champions”. That dubious claim belongs to Edmonton. Wrong city, wrong damn province even.
|1:07 PM||the Blackfly Song||Wade Hemsworth||Rough Guide to Canadian Music|
|1:08 PM||Snowed In/Cruisin’||Joel Plaskett||Ashtray Rock|
|1:13 PM||News Travels Fast||The Be Good Tanyas||Chainsmoking Blues|
|1:19 PM||B.C. Trees||Josh Martinez|
|1:25 PM||Wicked and Weird||Buck 65||This Right Here is Buck 65|
|1:38 PM||These Eyes||The Guess Who|
|1:38 PM||American Women||The Guess Who|
|1:50 PM||Melody Day||Caribou||Andorra|
|1:50 PM||Good Ol Hockey Game||Stompin Tom Connors|
|1:50 PM||No Cars Go||Arcade Fire||Neon Bible|
|1:58 PM||Sleep is the Enemy||Danko Jones||Sleep is the Enemy|
|2:03 PM||All Time High||C’mon|
|2:04 PM||Fifty Mission Cap||The Tragically Hip||Fully Completely|
|2:12 PM||Balade a Toronto||Jean Leloup||Joue de la Guitare|
|2:12 PM||Sisters of Mercy||Leonard Cohen|
|2:23 PM||After the Goldrush||Neil Young|
|2:25 PM||A Case of You||Joni Mitchell||Blue|
|2:31 PM||Dirty Town||Mother Mother||Touch Up|
|2:47 PM||Cowboy Junkies||Sweet Jane|
|2:47 PM||Km 19 (Ootsa Lake)||Archie Pateman with the Bootscreefers|
|2:50 PM||This Planting Thing||Kluskus Uncut|
|2:53 PM||Barrett’s Privateers||Stan Rogers||Home in Halifax|
|2:59 PM||Ed Special’s Angstgiving|