Playlist: 2017-02-10

Doug the Canuck hosted the show.

4:31The Return of Jackie and JudyDanko JonesB-sidesBad Taste
4:34Neighborhood ThreatThe Dirty NilSummer Mix Tape Vol 2
4:38Black FlagDuchess SaysNoviciat Mere-PerrucheSlum
4:45Karma Needs to Come AroundDuotangNew OccupationStomp
4:49The HypothesistNovilleroAim Right for the Holes In Their LivesMint
4:53Snow PlowBahamasBarchordsUniversal
4:56I Feel It AllFeistThe ReminderArts & Crafts
5:04Will to LoveNeil YoungAmerican Stars and BarsReprise
5:11We've Got a Lot to Be Glad ForRock Plaza CentralAre We Not HorsesOutside Music
5:17True Love and a Free Life of Free WillJapandroidsNear to the Wild Heart of LifeAnti-
5:21Modern ManArcade FireThe SuburbsMerge
5:29Terminal RomanceMatt Mays & El TorpedoTerminal RomanceSonic
5:38Baby Get WorseDivine FitsA Thing Called Divine FitsMerge
5:44Because TonightThe Besnard LakesAre the Dark HorseOutside Music
5:51End of a Hollywood Bedtime StoryThe DearsLive at the Magic StickInstant Live
5:56Crooked LegsThe AcornGlory Hope MountainPaper Bag

Playlist: 2017-02-03

Both Doug and Justin the Canucks hosted the show.

4:32It’s Easy (Like Walking)The SadiesNorthern PassagesYep Roc
4:367 MatchesGord DownieSecret PathArts & Crafts
4:40KlondikeSkye WallaceLiving Parts
4:48Sing Me Spanish TechnoThe New PornographersTwin CinemaMint
4:53Are You With Me or Against Me?Kid MetropolisA Blueprint for Modern Life
4:57Born YesterdayHolleradoSingleRoyal Mountain
5:02Over + OverNeil YoungRagged GloryReprise
5:11The OathChris Goertzen & The Hazy PilgrimsDevil's Rawking Chair
5:16Hands TiedWell BeingWell Being
5:24We'll RiseThe BrainsZombie NationStomp
5:28Ogopogo PunkThe EvaporatorsOgopogo PunkMint
5:32SoulmatesSwinging FlawsMixed FeelingsNervous Kids
5:36With MeLanguage ArtsAble IslandMapleMusic
5:41Dull KnifeMatt MaysCoyoteSonic
5:47RiverrunNothingnessBeingBig Smoke
5:52Haze AwaySolidsBlame ConfusionDine Alone
5:59I've Rationed WellJuly TalkGuns + Ammunition EPSleepless

Playlist: 2017-01-27

Justin the Canuck hosted the show.

4:33New MinorityJEEN.Modern LifePaper Bag
4:37NewfoundlandLonely ParadeNo ShadeSleepwalk Tapes
4:41Diamond MindDiamond MindHeavy Metal SunshineWyatt
4:45Euphrates and TigrisThe ZolasAncient MarsLight Organ
4:50The Girl I Could Never HaveAdrian GlynnMorelightthannolightLight Organ
4:53July (TJ)MediumshipMediumship
4:57LightningGarbagioGarbagio EP
4:59BambiTokyo Police ClubChampDine Alone
5:05Journey Through the PastNeil YoungTime Fades AwayReprise
5:08Lost & FoundDunesBedtimeBraintape
5:12The Waiting GameFloor CrySingle
5:16Ghost BeachDebbie SummerSingle
5:21Beck + CallJuly TalkTouchSleepless
5:24The UnknownHeatOvernightSleepless
5:28North East South WestJapandroidsNear to the Wild Heart of LifeAnti-
5:33Blue Night In the BedroomHeaven & The GhostsPoinsettia
5:42UtopiaAustraFuture PoliticsDomino
5:46Eternally GirlMozart’s SisterField of LoveArbutus
5:50Day I Left HomeThe Hidden CamerasHome On Native LandOutside Music
5:56The Kids Were WrongMemoryhouseThe Slideshow EffectSub Pop

July Talk & Austra ticket giveaway!

We’ve got tickets for July Talk (pictured) and Austra! Photo: YouTube

This Friday, you’ve got two chances to win tickets, because we’ll be putting two lucky winners on the guest list to see July Talk (playing Feb. 3 at Sidewinder) and Austra (performing Feb. 4 at Mohawk)! Tune in to This Great White North for your chance to win, along with tracks from the latest releases by both artists!

Along with the ticket giveaway, we’ll be continuing our theme from last week and are bringing you 90 minutes of brand new independent Canadian music. Our show this Friday features—count ’em!—ten Canadian artists never before played on the show, including Adrian Glynn, Debbie SummerDunes, Floor Cry, Garbagio, Heaven & The Ghosts, Jeen, Lonely Parade, Mediumship, and Melrose.

We’ll also be spinning the latest releases by Diamond Mind, Heat, The Hidden Cameras, Japandroids, Mozart’s Sister, and The Sadies. Some favorites by Memoryhouse, Tokyo Police Club, and The Zolas will make an appearance, and we’ll round out our 90 minutes with our Neil Young Song of the Week.

Join Justin the Canuck at 4:30 PM Central for brand new music—and your chance to win—on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at

Playlist: 2017-01-20

Justin the Canuck hosted the show.

4:33GalaxiesJenn GrantParadiseOutside Music
4:37My BootsWhitney RoseSouth Texas Suite EPSix Shooter
4:42StormsLouise BurnsYoung MopesLight Organ
4:54Sewer BluesTimber TimbreSincerely, Future PollutionArts & Crafts
4:59The Skin You’re InBlackpaw SocietyLet’s Destroy HumansThe Art of Splitting Atoms
5:04World On a StringNeil YoungTonight’s the NightReprise
5:07CycleTeen DazeThemes for Dying EarthFLORA
5:11ElegyLeif VollebekkTwin SolitudeSecret City
5:19Found Yourself in ThailandSurf DadsSummer Vacation EP
5:23Silver VelvetThe CourtneysThe Courtneys IIFlying Nun
5:26White KnucklesLe TroubleMaking Matters WorseIndica
5:31Swimming in Strange WatersThe Wooden SkySwimming in Strange WatersNevado
5:36Wicked AnnabellaOs TropiesThe Soil
5:41White LightsThe Rural Alberta AdvantageSingleSaddle Creek
5:47Begin AgainPurity RingAnother Eternity4AD
5:52Tropical KingsCTZNSHPSingle
5:57Love StuckMother MotherNo CultureUniversal

The freshest Canadian indie available!

Friday may be the beginning of the end for America, but our neighbors to the north don’t seem too be too upset—the Canadian independent music scene is thriving with dozens of new and upcoming releases. So, after you’ve done your Inauguration Day protesting, join Justin the Canuck for a tour through the freshest independent Canadian music available.

Hear the latest tunes by The Rural Alberta Advantage and dozens more! Image: Ticketfly

We’ve got the latest by Blackpaw Society, Louise Burns, The Courtneys, CTZNSHP, Jenn Grant, and Heat. Plus, new tracks by Mother Mother, Mozart’s Sister, Os Tropies, Whitney Rose, and The Rural Alberta Advantage. We’ll also toss in some brand new music by Surf Dads, Teen Daze, Timber Timbre, Le Trouble, Leif Vollebekk, The Wooden Sky, and more!

Tune in before we’re forced to play nothing but music from Mother Russia! We’re live this Friday at 4:30 PM on KOOP Radio—91.7 FM in Austin and broadcasting worldwide at

Playlist: 2017-01-13

Doug the Canuck hosted the show.

4:32CrimewavePort JuveeCrimewave
4:37MonotonicSonic AvenuesDisconnectorDirtnap
4:47DoDo Make Say ThinkOther TruthsConstellation
5:02WordsNeil YoungRoad Rock, Vol. 1Reprise
5:13We Like to RockBidinibandThe Land is WildPheromone
5:16Rain Rain RainRheostaticsWhale MusicSire
5:25Near to the Wild Heart of LifeJapandroidsNear to the Wild Heart of LifeAnti-
5:30Draw Us LinesConstantinesTournament of HeartsThree Gut
5:37Hockey Night TonightDel BarberThe Puck Drops HereTrue North
5:40(I Feel Like) (Gerry) Cheevers (Stitch Marks on My Heart)Chixdiggit!Chixdiggit!Sub Pop
5:43Addicted to CheeseThe EvaporatorsRipple RockMint
5:44Reno NickelThe SmugglersSelling the SizzleMint
5:53PistolThe StrumbellasMy Father and the Hunter
5:58Two LoversThe Rural Alberta AdvantageDepartingSaddle Creek

Playlist: 2017-01-06

Justin the Canuck hosted the show.

4:33Step Into the DarknessSaid the WhaleAs Long as Your Eyes Are WideHidden Pony
4:36The RoomCode PieThe Most Trusted Name In YousFlagless
4:38Warm HairTough AgeI Get the Feeling CentralMint
4:41Age of ScarsElectricity for Everybody!Local Technique
4:46Swamp KidsBlackpaw SocietyLet’s Destroy HumansThe Art of Splitting Atoms
4:50Paint It GoldFake Shark - Real Zombie!Liar EPLight Organ
4:53Like Ice CreamDivine FitsA Thing Called Divine FitsMerge
4:57JohnnyBasement RevolverBasement Revolver EPFear of Missing Out
5:03The Old Laughing LadyNeil YoungDecadeReprise
5:10Baby, I’m YoursCadence WeaponTRON Legacy: The Mixtape
5:13Are We There Yet?T-trainUneducatedMonsterdinosaur
5:16Reach for the SkyMaestro Fresh WesBlack Tuxedo EPWes Williams Enterprises
5:21RocketshipMood RuffI Do My Own StuntsUrbnet
5:29If Rap Gets JealousK’naanThe Dusty Foot PhilosopherInterdependent
5:33CozyBirdapresToothpaste EPMarathon of Dope
5:37No More WordsD-SisiveJonestown 2: Jimmy Go Bye Bye
5:40Last TrainJosh MartinezSplitsville: Double EPCamobear
5:46Dangerous TimesWildlifeOn the HeartWax
5:51I Want to Be NakedBorn GoldNo Sorrow
5:54Bird WeekBoats!Cannonballs, CannonballsKill Rock Stars
5:57Suicide MachineBalacadeJulie EP

New music for the new year

We’re back for our first show of the new year and we’ve got a few new tracks to match!

Join Justin the Canuck today for new releases by Blackpaw Society and Vancouver’s Said the Whale. We’ve also got two sets of Canadian rap, with artists including Birdapres, Cadence Weapon, D-Sisive, Josh Martinez, K’naan, Maestro Fresh Wes, Mood Ruff, and T-train. And, rounding out our 90 minutes of Canadian music will be great tracks by Balacade, Basement Revolver, Boats!, Born Gold, Code Pie, Divine Fits, Electricity for Everybody!, Fake Shark Real Zombie!, Tough Age, and Wildlife.

Yes, you read that correctly—not one, not two, but three bands with exclamation points in their names. Crazy.

All that and more, today at 4:30 PM on KOOP Radio—91.7 FM in Austin and broadcasting worldwide at

Playlist: 2016-12-16

Justin the Canuck played a mix of Canadian Christmas tunes.

4:30SnowfallThe AcornEar Worms
4:32I Can’t Have a Merry ChristmasThe RiptidesTales from Planet EarthAsian Man
4:35A Beguiled Christmas In SalesJason CollettPeace on Earth, Vol. II
4:38Everybody Needs Somebody at ChristmasThe Waking EyesSingle
4:41Subterranean Christmas BluesFine TimesLight Organ Records… With Bells On!Light Organ
4:47Carry Me HomeHey Rosetta!A Cup of Kindness Yet EPSonic
4:51Maybe This ChristmasRon SexsmithA Winter's Night: The Best of Nettwerk Christmas AlbumsNettwerk
4:54Under the TreeGood LoveliesWinter's CallingSix Shooter
4:57Strings and RibbonsThe DetailsThe Original Mark EP
5:04I Wanna Kiss You This ChristmasDave n’ MeganIt’s a Team Mint Xmas, Vol. 2!Mint
5:06Santa Knows (I’ve Been Bad)Kim GraySingleKingfisher Bluez
5:09Material XmasBoxer the HorseSingle
5:11Santa, Oh Wait!Line SpectraSingle
5:17SnowflakesJeremy FisherSingleWind-Up
5:20SnowThe ZolasLight Organ Records: Our First ChristmasLight Organ
5:25In the SnowKashkaHo! Ho! Ho! Canada VI
5:27This City’s a MessSaid the WhaleHowe Sounds / Taking AbaloniaHidden Pony
5:33Best Christmas EverUniversal HoneyCan’t Stop Thinking About Christmas41 Records
5:36Christmas ListJody GlenhamLight Organ Records… With Bells On!Light Organ
5:3923h59Tricot MachineTricot Machine chante et raconte 25 décembreGrosse Boîte
5:43Jingle Jangle AeroplaneStompin’ Tom ConnorsMerry Christmas EverybodyDominion
5:46Christmas Day In the SunHot Hot HeatSingleSire
5:50Merry Christmas MaybeMountiesLight Organ Records Presents: SleighedLight Organ
5:53Santa Claus Likes Rich Kids BetterYoung and SexyIt’s a Team Mint Xmas, Vol. 2!Mint
5:58Little Drummer BoyTreelinesSingle