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February 20, 2018

This week: nearly a full hour of new music, bookended by two favs. Hey, are you a CKDU Sustainer yet? You should be! Find out how you can help support programs like this HERE.

Tracklist

  • Long Weekends - Tell It To My Heart
  • Nap Eyes - Every Time The Feeling
  • Designosaur - The Morning
  • Sloan - Spin Our Wheels
  • Taylor Ackerman's Global Acid Reset - Never Ever
  • Worst Part - Slice
  • Hatchet Lake - Space Police
  • Little You Little Me - Wasted On Myself
  • Teleri - After
  • Moonwake - In Our Asylum
  • Aquakultre - Sore
  • Tropic Ether - Popcorn
  • Wrote - Not Afraid
  • Doug Mason - Red (Taylor Swift Cover)
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February 13, 2018

This week: we celebrate World Radio Day with local songs about – you guessed it – the radio! Plus, we play a triple shot from Wintersleep on the heels of an announcement by Dine Alone Records that will see the band’s first three LPs reissued alongside … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • Wintersleep - The Kids Are Ultra-Violent
  • Wintersleep - Assembly Lines
  • Wintersleep - Migration
  • Julie Aubé - Radio Bingo
  • Scott Nicks - Old Radio Sound
  • Heavy Blinkers - Child Of The Radio
  • Amelia Curran - Song On The Radio
  • Thrush Hermit - Radio Blaster
  • Electric Spoonful - Bad Trip
  • Cold Warps - Hole In My Head (Live @ CKDU)
  • Shotgun Jimmie - Used Parts (Live @ CKDU)
  • Contrived - Get To Your Stations
  • The Maynards - Radio
  • The Mighty Northumberland - National Public Radio
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February 6, 2018

This week: brand new songs from Teleri and Worst Part, plus we talk JUNO Award, East Coast Music Award, and Grammy Award nominations.

Tracklist

  • The Holy Snappers - Everything
  • Worst Part - Slice
  • Botfly - Melancholy In Real Time
  • Teleri - Thirds
  • Washing Machine - Recreation
  • Alvvays - Lollipop (Ode To Jim)
  • Rose Cousins - Chosen
  • Amelia Curran - Watershed
  • Jenn Grant - Dogfight
  • Rube & Rake - Hesitation Blues
  • Jon McKiel - Jewel In The Sun
  • Julie & The Wrong Guys - Love And Leaving
  • Hillsburn - Cover It Up
  • Olympic Symphonium - Glory of Love
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January 9, 2018

This week: brand new tracks from Outtacontroller and Booji Boys, another swing at some of our favourite tracks from 2017, and The War On Drugs (!!!).

Tracklist

  • The War on Drugs - Pain
  • Outtacontroller - You'll Get Yours
  • Outtacontroller - Cheap Leather Jacket
  • The Drug Rugs - Crawlin'
  • Floodland - Tangled
  • Cameron - Not For Me
  • Partner - Ambassador To Ecstasy
  • Gianna Lauren - Innkeeper
  • Sarah Denim - Water Me
  • Cassie Josephine & Gabriel Minnikin - Forever
  • Strongboy - Steady
  • Walrus - Tell Me
  • Booji Boys - Weekend Rocker
  • The Olympic Symphonium - Comedy
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January 2, 2018

THIS WEEK: we’re digging into a few of our favourite musical moments and songs of 2017.

Tracklist

  • Botfly - Disjointed
  • Not You - haha
  • Designosaur - Don't Lead Me To It
  • Jon McKiel - Brothers
  • Stabbing Joy - Wicked Me
  • Rabies - Chance
  • Stewart Legere - Moving In Blue
  • Husband & Knife - Hearts On Fire
  • Valerie - Quit
  • Mo Kenney - On The Roof
  • Little You Little Me - Mountain
  • Geil - Blossom
  • Papal Visit - It's Been Discontinued
  • Teleri - Circuits
  • Sorrey - Slow Chunk
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2017 Christmas Special

This week: the annual Halifax Is Burning Christmas Special! Be well, and take care of yourselves and one another. Merry Christmas!

Tracklist

  • The Superfantastics - Star Of Christmas
  • Tom Fun Orchestra - Merry Christmas Jim
  • BurgerFriesPop - Angels with Filthy Souls (Christmas Emergency)
  • Wintersleep - Little Drummer Boy
  • Fortunate Ones - Christmas Without You
  • Gabrielle Papillon - Then It Snowed
  • In-Flight Safety - Last Christmas
  • Doug Mason - Christmas Time (You Spend It With People You Don't Really Know)
  • Jenn Grant - Carol Of The Bells
  • Dayliner - All That Really Matters
  • Sloan - Kids Come Back Again At Christmas
  • TJ Webb - Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Nick Cobham - The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)
  • David Myles - I'll Be Home For Christmas
  • The Town Heroes - Silent Night
  • Billie Dre & The Poor Boys - Run Run Rudolph
  • Plumtree - Merry Twistmas
  • Quiet Parade (feat. Dance Movie) - The Christmas Song
  • Also featuring these background tracks:
  • Mike O'Neill - Skating
  • Corey Isenor - Silver
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December 12, 2017

THIS WEEK: We get into the Christmas spirit with a song about Home Alone, hear tracks from Halifax artists living in Montreal, and we dig into some other outlets’ Best of 2017 lists to see which Atlantic Canadian acts & … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • BurgerFriesPop – Angels With Filthy Souls (Christmas Emergency)
  • Papal Visit – We Can Work It Off
  • Hatchet Lake – Space Police
  • Paper Beat Scissors – Onwards (Live At La Sala Rosa)
  • Long Long Long – Judy Chicago
  • Wintersleep – Metropolis
  • Gabrielle Papillon – When The Heart Attacks
  • Alvvays - Saved By A Waif
  • Mauno – Com
  • Jon McKiel – Jewel In The Sun
  • Partner – Everybody Knows
  • Botfly – Code Name
  • The Town Heroes – Silent Night
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December 5, 2017

THIS WEEK: Part of an interview I taped with jazz legend Jerry Granelli (who you may know as the drummer on the soundtrack for A Charlie Brown Christmas), we’ll look ahead to both the Shivering Songs and In the Dead of Winter Music Festivals, plus … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • Papal Visit – What Makes Him Win Like That?
  • Designosaur – Don’t Lead Me To It
  • North of America – Time Changes Technique
  • Jon McKiel – Conduit
  • Vince Guaraldi Trio – Skating
  • Interview w. Jerry Granelli
  • Vince Guaraldi Trio – Lucy & Linus
  • David Myles – Everybody Knows
  • Hillsburn – Bad Behaviours
  • Motherhood – Twosies
  • Reeny Smith – Survive
  • Fiver – Carry On Warm
  • Nick Ferrio – Quit Acting
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November 28, 2017

This week: an interview with David Myles, plus new tracks from The Olympic Symphonium, Deep Fryer, and Braden Lam.

Tracklist

  • Not You - Soup
  • Braden Lam - Into The Light
  • Deep Fryer - Jeremy
  • The Olympic Symphonium - Glory of Love
  • David Myles - Real Love
  • Interview w. David Myles (Part 1)
  • David Myles - Night And Day
  • Interview w. David Myles (Part 2)
  • David Myles - Night After Night
  • The Burning Hell - Grown-Ups
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November 21, 2017

THIS WEEK: tracks from The Hemingways, JOYFULTALK, Gabrielle Papillon, Erin Costelo, and more, plus an in-studio interview with members of Walrus.

Tracklist

  • The Hemingways - I Live My Life With Enormous Potential
  • Weekend Dads - Michigan and Trumbull
  • JOYFULTALK - Butterfly 12 Komokyo
  • Gabrielle Papillon - When The Heart Attacks
  • Walrus - In Timely Fashion
  • Interview w. Walrus (Part 1)
  • Walrus - Regular Face
  • Interview w. Walrus (Part 2)
  • Walrus - Glam
  • Erin Costelo - Low
  • Cam Nickerson - Jeremiah
  • David Myles - Cry Cry Cry
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