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April 03, 2018

This week: a feature interview w. Noel Macdonald from Washing Machine, plus new tracks from Dusted, Wet Box, Worst Part, and more.

Tracklist

  • Dusted - Dead Eyes
  • Dog Day - You Won't See Me On Sunday
  • Wet Box - Prophet
  • Worst Part - Yeezus Lizard
  • Washing Machine - Saint Rita's Baby
  • Interview w. Washing Machine's Noel Macdonald
  • Washing Machine - Game Of Chance
  • Papal Visit - What Makes Him Win Like That?
  • Motherhood - Greed
  • FM Berlin - At Least You're Having Fun
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March 27, 2018

If you’re listening to this show, I know you believe that it’s important to have stations like CKDU 88.1FM and shows like Halifax Is Burning in your community, on your radio dial, and in your life. That’s why I need … Continue reading

Tracklist

  • Nap Eyes - I'm Bad
  • Partner - Ambassador To Ecstasy
  • Jon McKiel - Jewel In The Sun
  • Postdata - Black Cloud
  • Dusted - All I Am
  • Interview with Marianne Collins
  • Do Make Say Think - War On Torpor
  • Washing Machine - Saint Rita's Baby
  • Natalie Lynn - Company
  • Aquakultre - Sore
  • Rich Aucoin - The Fear
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March 06, 2018

This week: lots of new music and we dig into the Halifax Is Burning mailbag.

Tracklist

  • Lead Mule – Witch Hunt
  • CHIPS – Modern Days
  • Cameron – Not For Me
  • Sloan – Spin Our Wheels
  • WROTE – Not Afraid
  • Sheik – Alone In The Dark
  • Melonvine – Flowers
  • Know Issue – Nice Things
  • Stabbing Joy – Shania
  • Teleri – After
  • Geil – Blossom
  • Moonwake – Participation
  • Gianna Lauren – Innkeeper
  • Hillsburn – Everything Is New
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February 27, 2018

This week: an interview with Hillsburn‘s Paul Aarntzen. Pick up their new album, The Wilder Beyond.

Tracklist

  • CHIPS – Modern Days
  • Calm Baretta – Slack Royalty
  • Moonwake – Participation
  • Nap Eyes – I’m Bad
  • Hillsburn – Young Desire
  • Interview w. Hillsburn's Paul Aarntzen (Part 1)
  • Hillsburn – Everywhere
  • Interview w. Hillsburn's Paul Aarntzen (Part 2)
  • Hillsburn – Cover It Up
  • Overnight – It Gets You Down
  • Plumtree – Scott Pilgrim
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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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