New tunes, old tunes, and some in between

JJ Wilde’s music gets a play on today’s show. Image: Atwood Magazine

We’re back with more Canadian tunes from quarantine, and a show filled with new tracks, old favorites, and everything in between.

This week, we’ve got music by Chromeo, The Dears, The Dirty Nil, Fake Shark, JJ Wilde, Kestrels, The Lovely Feathers, Mister Heavenly, Rival Boys, Ruby Coast, Said the Whale, Sleepy Gonzales, Stuck On Planet Earth, Trade Secrets, V for Escargot, Vivienne Wilder, The Weakerthans, and Young Galaxy. Plus, tune in at 5 o’clock for our Neil Young Song of the Week!

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!

The Canadian quarantunes continue

The Zolas
We’ve got The Zolas’ latest single, “Energy Czar”, on this week’s show. Image: Facebook

Things might be opening up again but, for us, it’s another week of Canadian quarantunes. We’ve got brand new music and a large roster of artists never before heard on the show, as well as new—or is it old?—music by Neil Young.

This week’s playlist includes tracks by artists such as Bend Sinister, Capitol, Cat Clyde, Charlotte Cornfield, Closetjudas, Cold Specks, Communism, Constantines, Camille Delean, Electricity for Everybody, Grizzly Coast, Half Moon Run, Jane’s Party, Prepare for the Future, Reuben and The Dark, Scenic Route to Alaska, David Vertesi, Rufus Wainwright, and The Zolas!

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

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!

Opening up Texas to Canadian tunes

The Drew Thomson Foundation
The Drew Thomson Foundation gets a full-set feature on this week’s show. Image: Paquin Artists

Texas is reopening shopping malls and cinemas but we’re staying safe, continuing to broadcast from home.

This week, we’ve got another 90 minutes of great Canadian tunes, some of which were selected by our radio apprentice John the Canuck. Tune in to hear artists like All of Your Friends, Arkells, Austra, Cartoon Lizard, Charlotte Cornfield, Dizzy, The Drew Thomson Foundation, Hollerado, Joel Plaskett, Little Junior, Men I Trust, MUNYA, Single Mothers, Terra Lightfoot, TOPS, and U.S. Girls!

Isolate yourself in a room with your radio and 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!

Fresh Canadian tunes from quarantine

Montreal’s NOBRO make their TGWN radio debut this week. Image: Bandcamp

We surveyed the Canadian indie landscape and found tons of music still being released despite the crazy state of the world right now, so what else could we do but bring it all to you? We’ve got another home-produced episode of This Great White North for you this week, and yes—we’re back to a full 90 minutes of great Canadian tunes!

We’ve got a slate of almost entirely new tracks from artists like Ace of Wands, Basia Bulat, Bruce Peninsula, Caribou, Carmanah, Dana Gavanski, Eliza Niemi, Gord Bamford, Harrow Fair, Hot Garbage, Jaunt, July Talk, Le Couleur, NOBRO, Peach Pit, Pottery, Real Sickies, Rich Aucoin, and Sarah Harmer! Plus, we return to tradition with our Neil Young Song of the Week, this week featuring Crazy Horse.

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