Chromeo ticket giveaway!

Tune in for your chance to win tickets to Chromeo! Image: Magnetic Magazine

Legendary lords of funk Chromeo will be playing the outdoor stage at Stubb’s on Tuesday night and we’ve got two more pairs of tickets to give away! Tune in to This Great White North today at 4:30 PM for your chance to win!

Along with the Chromeo giveaway, we’ll be spinning the latest by Reuben and The Dark, along with favorites by Burdocks, Cuff the Duke, Ellevator, Emm Gryner, Hawksley Workman, Hey Ocean, I See Rowboats, Royal Tusk, Sandman Viper Command, The Wilderness of Manitoba, Will Currie & The Country French, The Winks, and The Wooden Sky!

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

SXSW recap + Lindi Ortega prize package

We’re giving away Lindi Ortega tickets, an album, and shirt! Image: The Country Scene

Last week’s South By Southwest Music Festival brought over 110 Canadian artists to town, where they played more than 293 sets. We hit up dozens of them and will bring you some of the best finds on today’s show, featuring artists including Anemone, Bodywash, Boniface, Dear Rouge, Ensign Broderick, Ghost Twin, Gulfer, The Hearts, Men I Trust, Partner, PKEW PKEW PKEW, Shred Kelly, Terra Lightfoot, Wake Island, and The Wet Secrets!

We’ve also got two pairs of tickets to give away to see Lindi Ortega when she performs with Hugh Masterson on April 3 at Stubb’s. Along with one of those pairs of tickets, one very special listener will win an awesome Lindi Ortega prize package featuring her latest album and a T-shirt!

Tune in today to hear the best of SXSW and for your chance to win! Join Justin the Canuck at 4:30 PM on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin and online, worldwide, at KOOP.org!

Busty and The Bass tix + 100% SXSW

Tickets to see Busty and The Bass could be yours! Image: Noy Ma via Montreal Rampage

Tune in this Friday at 4:30 PM for your chance to win one of two pairs of tickets to see Busty and The Bass, movin’ and groovin’ this Saturday night at Stubb’s!

Apart from the giveaway, the rest of the show will be 100% focused on the many Canadian artists coming to town next month for SXSW. We’ve covered a bunch of them already in recent weeks—and have even put together a Spotify playlist featuring most of the 78 Canadian artists performing at the festival—and this week we’ll round out the show with a whole bevy of soon-to-arrive Canucks, including AHI, Beams, Boniface, Corridor, Dear Rouge, Dizzy, Ellevator, FRIGS, Gulfer, John Jacob Magistery, Lisa LeBlanc, Men I Trust, Milk & Bone, Motel Raphaël, PKEW PKEW PKEW, Said the Whale, Shred Kelly, Terra Lightfoot, and The Wet Secrets!

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

LIGHTS tix and more SXSW artists!

Tune in today to win tickets to LIGHTS at Emo’s! Image: Matt Barnes via People

Tune in today for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see LIGHTS, performing Friday, Feb. 16 at Emo’s! We’ll have not one but two chances to win, so keep that dialing finger on the digits beginning at 4:30!

Along with the giveaway, we’ll be spinning more tracks by some of the 72 Canadian artists so far announced as playing this year’s South By Southwest Music Festival, including Chastity, Common Deer, Common Holly, Grounders, Gulfer, Living Hour, and Look Vibrant. In the five o’clock hour, we’ll also have special four-song spotlight on Moneen, with tracks both from their early days and from their emo peak in the mid-2000s.

And we’re not done yet—we’ve also got great tracks by Breeze, Charlotte Cardin, Code Pie, Cookie Duster, Steady Phase, Tree Speak, YESS WOAH, and Young Galaxy.

That’s all happening today at 4:30 PM Central. Join Justin the Canuck for 90 minutes of Canadian indie tunes, on the Austin airwaves at 91.7 FM and online, broadcasting to the world, at KOOP.org.

SXSW 2018 sneak peek

Yeah, we know it’s early, but… have you heard? There are already at least 62 Canadian artists on the lineup for this year’s South By Southwest!

Tune in today for a special sneak peek at some of those artists, including Casper Skulls, Helena Deland, Elephant Stone, Faith Healer, Greys, Mauno, Peach Pit, Whitney Rose, and U.S. Girls. Mixed in, we’ll also be spinning choice tracks by Attack In Black, Boxer the Horse, Chocolat, The Elwins, FemBots, Parlovr, Saint Alvia, Single Mothers, Wilderness Years, Wildlife, and—of course—Neil Young.

Tune in today at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, on the airwaves in Austin at 91.7 FM and available online, worldwide, at KOOP.org.