Playlist: 2020-06-05

Justin the Canuck hosted the show, recorded in his home studio during the temporary closure of KOOP’s studios.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
4:36ResetRich AucoinUnited StatesHaven Sounds
4:39Protest SongBroken Social SceneHug of ThunderArts & Crafts
4:44I Give You Power (feat. Mavis Staples)Arcade FireInfinite Content
4:48This City's a MessSaid the WhaleHow Sounds / Taking AlaboniaUpper Management
4:51To Some It Comes EasyGentleman RegJet BlackArts & Crafts
4:55Take Me to the RiotStarsIn Our Bedroom After the WarArts & Crafts
4:59HoneydewHey Ocean!Pop Machine
5:05Southern ManNeil Young & Crazy HorseDecadeWarner Bros.
5:10RWLYD (Really Wanna Let You Down) [Acoustic]Monowhales
5:14Saint CeciliaThe Barr BrothersRed Moth Solar CompanionSecret City
5:19Sixteen StaresAidan KnightAidan KnightNext Door
5:22Frontlines of the Hard TimesJoel PlaskettSongs for the Gang
5:26SurvivorsTim BakerSurvivorsArts & Crafts
5:30Steady As a RockDeadbeatSomething Borrowed, Something BlueBLKRTZ

Playlists: 2020-05-29 and 2020-05-22

Due to a technical issue, the first half-hour of our May 22 and May 29 shows failed to air. The remaining 60 minutes, however, did air at 5:00 PM. Justin the Canuck hosted the shows, recorded in his home studio during the temporary closure of KOOP’s studios. The playlists were identical for both weeks.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
5:02Bombs AwayThe ZolasLight Organ
5:05Ancient MarsThe ZolasAncient MarsLight Organ
5:09Take Me All the WayThe ElwinsPink Eye
5:13How Can You Hurt MeKandle
5:17Waist DownAdalineDear Illusion
5:20Run With YouKINLEYKINLEY
5:23HalfwayMoscow Apartment
5:26I Want to Move In to Your HouseJordan KlassenTell Me What to Do
5:31Left OffWild RiversSongs to Break Up ToNettwerk
5:34LosingLittle KidTransfiguration HighwaySolitaire
5:39Mourning DoveJon MckielBobby Joe HopeYou've Changed
5:44EgoLost in Japan
5:48Coast to CoastOnly August
5:51Tennis (I Feel OK)Gum CountrySomewhereKingfisher Bluez
5:55Shut InBeautsDallianceLHM

If you’re curious, here are the tracks that were supposed to air in that first half-hour:

TitleArtistAlbumLabel
This City's a MessSaid The WhaleHowe Sounds / Taking AbaloniaUpper Management
Last Tree StandingSaid The WhaleHowe Sounds / Taking AbaloniaUpper Management
Saint CeciliaThe Barr BrothersRed Moth Solar CompanionSecret City
To Some It Comes EasyGentleman RegJet BlackArts & Crafts
It's Not SafeGentleman RegDarby and JoanThree Gut
Sixteen StaresAidan KnightAidan KnightNext Door
HoneydewHey Ocean!Pop Machine

Playlist: 2020-05-15

Justin the Canuck hosted the show, recorded in his home studio during the temporary closure of KOOP’s studios.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
4:37Sick of Feeling UselessNeon DreamsDreaming Out Loud
4:40MorningmakerShadeCombat RaveSleepless
4:44Ask YouKNIFEY
4:49Out of ReachHeavy HeartsRoom With a View
4:52DisconnectShred KellyLike a Rising SunDevilDuck
4:56AngelMise en SceneLight Organ
4:59Hazy ShoresHeaps
5:05Summer Nights in Montreal (feat. Yann Perreau)Jill BarberOutside Music
5:09Anywhere You GoSummersets
5:13CinémaFanny BloomGrosse Boîte
5:16Chez nousÉmilie LandryArroser les fleursLe Grenier musique
5:21StrangerEmily RockartsLittle Flower
5:24CompelledLand of TalkIndistinct ConversationsSaddle Creek
5:28DanceAstrocolorHueSofttone / eOne
5:35Klondike ManJeremie AlbinoCinematic Music Group
5:39Church Bells (feat. KINLEY)Dylan MenzieLost in Dreams: Faithful Spirits
5:44Identical LoveJuly TalkPray for ItSleepless
5:48How Does It FeelLogan and NathanThe HappeningFallen Tree
5:53On Peak HillStarsNightsongsLe Grand Magistery
5:58Jewels AwaySuper Pyramid

Never-before-featured artists galore

Jill Barber
Jill Barber is among the many artists on this week’s show. Image: Ivan Otis via CBC

Looking to hear from new artists we’ve never before featured on the show? Today’s your lucky day!

Tune in to This Great White North this afternoon to hear artists including Astrocolor, Dylan Menzie, Émilie Landry, Emily Rockarts, Fanny Bloom, Heaps, Heavy Hearts, Jeremie Albino, Jill Barber, July Talk, Kinley, KNIFEY, Land of Talk, Logan and Nathan, Mise en Scene, Neon Dreams, Shade, Shred Kelly, Stars, Summersets, Super Pyramid, and Yann Perreau!

Join Justin the Canuck for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, airing today at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!

Playlist: 2020-05-01

Justin the Canuck hosted the show, recorded in his home studio during the temporary closure of KOOP’s studios.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
4:33Ballad of Hugo ChavezArkellsJackson SquareDine Alone
4:35Fake DrugsHolleradoRecord In a BagRoyal Mountain
4:39Buzz OffLittle JuniorHiRoyal Mountain
4:43BreakThe Drew Thomson FoundationThe Drew Thomson FoundationDine Alone
4:45A Little More TimeThe Drew Thomson FoundationThe Drew Thomson FoundationDine Alone
4:49Psychic GirlfriendThe Drew Thomson FoundationBedroom Door
4:52Heaven (for the Weekend)Single MothersWild Party
4:56If Only Your Heart Was a Major SixthThe HylozoistsLa fin du mondeBoompa
5:01Workin' ManNeil Young & Promise of the RealThe Monsanto YearsReprise
5:05Silver CivicCharlotte CornfieldThe Shape of Your NameNext Door
5:10Stars Over DakotaTerra LightfootNew MistakesSonic Unyon
5:15Direct SunlightTOPSI Feel AliveMusique TOPS
5:18Risk ItAustraHiRUDiNDomino
5:21Melt the Universe with Brotherly LoveJoel Plaskett44Pheromone
5:25In MindDo Make Say ThinkYou, You're a History In RustConstellation
5:31SentinelsCartoon LizardSentinels
5:34Boca ChicaMUNYALuminelle
5:38Velvet 4 SaleU.S. GirlsIn a Poem Unlimited4AD
5:41TailwhipMen I Trust
5:44The MagicianDizzyThe Sun and Her ScorchRoyal Mountain
5:49Un EstadoAll of Your FriendsAll of Your Friends Are DeadThe Calm Before the Music