The latest Canadian releases

Shad’s released his first new music in five years. Hear it here! Image: Simon Fraser U.

We just might have gotten through the hottest part of summer here in Austin, so now seems as good a time as any to sample some cool tunes from north of the border.

This week, everything is brand new—the tracks, and many of the artists. We’ll welcome Alice Glass (minus Crystal Castles), Art d’Ecco, Beach Body, Bravestation, Brookside Mall, Cold Tea, Jiants, Jimmy Hunt, Kid Lucifer, Ominous Cloud, and Vallens for their inaugural spins on the show, and we’ll also bring you the latest music by Astral Swans, Belle Game, Dizzy, Fanny Bloom, Great Lake Swimmers, Nêhiyawak, Patrick Watson, Postdata, Ryder Havdale, and Shad!

Join Justin the Canuck today at 4:30 PM for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, broadcasting on 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming live, worldwide, at KOOP.org!

Canadian fun, Texas sun

We’ve got the latest by Fake Shark, less Real Zombie. Image: Light Organ Records

Take a break from the heat this Friday with some cool Canadian tunes, including a bunch of artists new to the show!

We’ve got great tunes—including a bunch of brand new music—by artists including Arkells, Baby Cages, By Divine Right, Eight and a Half, Fake Shark, Fionn, Folly & the Hunter, Gay Nineties, Handsome Furs, Hotel Mira, Ivory Hours, Lotus Child, Memoryhouse, Middle of Nowhere, Modern Superstitions, Parlovr, Rival Boys, Slowfish, and Stars!

Join Justin the Canuck today at 4:30 PM for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, broadcasting on 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming live, worldwide, at KOOP.org!

Canadian tunes for your Friday the 13th

OK, today being Friday the 13th actually has no bearing on this week’s playlist. That doesn’t matter—we’ve still got some great Canadian tunes!

We’ll feature brand new music by Astral Swans, BBQT, Boniface, Dan Mangan, Kalle Mattson, Long Branch, Metric, PINE, Tallies, Tokyo Police Club, TOVI, and Yukon Blonde; we’ve also got some great tracks by favorites Data Romance, Gulfer, John K. Samson, The Darcys, and The Stills!

Join Justin the Canuck today at 4:30 PM for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, broadcasting on 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming live, worldwide, at KOOP.org!

The absolute freshest Canadian releases

Surf Dads are just one of many bands with new releases on today’s show. Image: Bandcamp

June was a busy month for independent Canadian artists, and we’ve got the music to prove it—90 minutes of the latest tunes from north of the border, with a focus on the absolute freshest releases. More than half our tracks this week are by artists never before played on the show, and just about nothing is more than a few months old.

We’ve got the latest by Bonjay, Boyhood, Bratty, Casey Mecija, Deux Trois, Dilly Dally, The Dirty Nil, Isaac Vallentin, Late Night Takeaway, Lost Cousins, The Pinc Lincolns, Property, Sloan, Sunnsetter, Surf Dads, Symfan, These Guy, Too Young to Go Steady, and Understudy.

Join Justin the Canuck today at 4:30 PM for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, broadcasting on 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming live, worldwide, at KOOP.org!

New tracks by artists new to the show!

Anemone plays tomorrow at Mohawk. We play ’em today on KOOP. Image: Rococo Montreal

The new music continues this week as we bring you another 90 minutes of great Canadian indie tunes. We’ve got at least seven artists brand new to the show, including Flower Face, Hello Delaware, High Home, Jorgensen, Lowfills, Monowhales, and Somersaulter. Anemone and Men I Trust are in town this weekend, so we’ll have a few tracks by them, as well as the latest releases by Dagan Harding Band, For Esmé, and North Atlantic Explorers! And, we’ll round out the show with some of our favorite tracks by Dan Daly, Indigo Joseph, July Talk, The Most Serene Republic, The Paperbacks, Prince Innocence, and Whitehorse.

Join Justin the Canuck today at 4:30 PM for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, broadcasting on 91.7 FM in Austin and streaming live, worldwide, at KOOP.org!