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Today is the first day of KOOP’s Fall Membership Drive so, in addition to bringing you a bevy of the latest tunes from north of the border, we’ll also be asking for your financial support to keep community radio (and Canadian music!) alive and thriving on the airwaves of Austin, Texas!

To pledge your support for KOOP and This Great White North, give us a call during the show at 512 472-KOOP (5667) or contribute online, any time, at KOOP.org.

This week’s playlist is a real treat, featuring artists including Bahamas, Balacade, The Besnard Lakes, Blue J, Central Heat Exchange, Cœur de pirate, David James Allen, David Woodside, The Dirty Nil, Favours, The Golden Dogs, MUNYA, Ohara Hale, Pleasure Craft, Radiant Baby, Royal Castles, Skye Wallace, Softcult, and The Tom Fun Orchestra!

Join Justin the Canuck today at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!

Party Again

Party with us as we “Party Again” with the latest single by Montreal’s TOPS. Image: Dummy

After a month or two of combing through my music library for hidden gems, we are back to bringing you nothing but brand new tunes from north of the border, and this week we’ve crammed in more songs than we thought would fit in 90 minutes! Those songs come courtesy of Ada Lea, Afternoon Bike Ride, Astral Swans, Astrocolor, The Brandy Alexanders, Caroline Marie Brooks, Casper Skulls, Chastity, Dave Monks, Death Party Playground, Del Barber, Elise LeGrow, Ellevator, Fake Shark, Glutenhead, Julie Doiron, Many Masks, Men I Trust, Motorists, Nightshifts, Paragon Cause, Purity Ring, Shad, TOPS, Touching, and The Zolas!

Join Justin the Canuck Friday at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!

Temporal Suspension

AA Wallace returns to the show after an entirely-too-long 8-year gap. Image: Bandcamp

We don’t often make an entire show out of electronic artists from Canada, so this week’s episode is a special treat. We’ve got 90 minutes of electronic (and, well, mostly-electronic) beats from our northern neighbors, including tracks by AA Wallace, aRTIST oF tHE yEAR, Astrocolor, Bear Mountain, Blood Diamonds, Bob Moses, The Cansecos, Children of the CPU, DIANA, Duck Sauce, Grimes, Hexes & Ohs, Junior Boys, Mozart’s Sister, Operators, Prince Innocence, Purity Ring, Tiga, and Wolf Saga!

Join Justin the Canuck Friday at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!

Nothin’ But Bangers

We spin the devilishly catchy tunes of Montreal’s Kid Lucifer this week. Image: Bandcamp

We’ll dive into the world of Canadian reggae this week with a special half-hour segment by Dale Smith of KOOP’s Roots Train, which airs Tuesdays at noon. The rest of our hour-and-a-half will feature favorites from the Canadian music library, including tracks by Alton Ellis, Arcade Fire, Constantines, Cornell Campbell, Imaginary Cities, Johnny Osbourne, Keithus I, Kid Lucifer, Leroy Brown, Leroy Sibbles, The Liptonians, Mardeen, Matt Mays, The Mohawk Lodge, Neko Case, Paper Lions, Reuben and The Dark, Roland Alphonso, Roots Wanda, Serena Ryder, and Teen Daze!

Join Justin the Canuck Friday at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!

 

Tell Me About the Long Dark Path Home

Defunct Toronto emo rockers The Newfound Interest In Connecticut make an appearance on this week’s show. Image: Canice Leung

We’ll get emotional this week with an hour and a half of Canadian emo and pop-punk, including a special segment by DJ Stefny of KOOP’s The Emo Diaries, which airs Mondays at 7 PM. We’ll feature tunes by Alone I Walk, Arm’s Length, Billy Talent, Carried Away, Cluttered, Dear Youth, Frail Hands, Further the Lion, Fuss, Grade, Gulfer, Hot Hot Heat, Letdown, Like Pacific, Mary & Adelaide, Moneen, New Design, The Newfound Interest In Connecticut, Seas, Seaway, Sum 41, Terrorista, Terry Green, and Wayfarer.

Join Justin the Canuck Friday at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!