A healthy mix of new and old

The Dirty Nil performed on Tuesday night. We play ’em today. Image: Shore Fire Media

We had a week of new music, a week of Neil, and now it’s time for… just a good ol’ 90 minutes of great Canadian independent music.

Up this week are tracks by artists including Andrea Ramolo, BBQT, Bry Webb, Casey Mecija, Chris Velan, The Coast, Constantines, Dave McEathron, Dave Monks, Dave Reachill, Del Barber, The Dirty Nil, Forest City Lovers, Fur Trade, Gulfer, Hannah Georgas, Jim Guthrie, John Jacob Magistery, Le Trouble, Ohbijou, and Seaway!

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!

No theme—just new releases

Toronto band The High Loves make their first appearance on the show today. Image: The High Loves

This week, we’ve got no theme—it’s just brand new music from start to finish. In fact, nearly everything we’ve got for today’s show is unreleased or released in just the past few weeks. We’ve also got a number of artists never before played on the show!

Our playlist this week includes Area Resident, Begonia, Blonde Diamond, Code Pie, Dan Mangan, The Denim Daddies, Fever Feel, Grimes, The High Loves, Hotel Mira, I Am Robot And Proud, Jade the Moon, Jim Bryson, Jon Samuel, Lost Cousins, Mode Moderne, Nick Ferrio, Ready the Prince, Sauna, Tom Boy, and Young Howler.

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!

Sample Canadian artists coming to town!

Like Pacific is one of several Canadian bands coming to town. Image: A Music Blog, Yea?

October ended up being a great month for Canadian artists in Austin—in just the next week, six Canadians will be playing various venues around town! See our concert calendar for all the details, and join us on today’s show to hear the artists who’ll be gracing stages across town in the coming days. And, though it’s only October, the SXSW 2019 news has already begun; in the first round of showcasing artists are several Canadians, and we’ll hear tracks by them, as well!

Our playlist this week includes the latest releases from The Barr Brothers, Bob Moses, Dilly Dally, The Dirty Nil, Ellevator, Ellis, Fucked Up, Grimes, Hey Ocean, Kandle, Like Pacific, Men I Trust, Mounties, Said the Whale, Stars, Twist, and Viva Non!

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 ACL Fest triple giveaway

We’re giving away tickets to see Rhye (pictured), Alvvays, and Dizzy! Image: CoS

This week, we’re taking a look at the many Canadians in town this weekend and next for ACL Festival—and we’ve got three pairs of tickets to give away to see ACL Fest Late Night Shows featuring Alvvays (with Caroline Says), Dizzy (with Lisa Loeb), and Rhye (with Jungle)!

In addition to tracks by those artists, we’ll be spinning tunes by Arkells, Bahamas, King Khan & The Shrines, Mother Mother, Reversing Falls, Swinging Flaws, Belle Game, The Liptonians, The Weather Station, Twin River, 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!

Dizzy tickets and new releases

Dizzy comes to town as part of ACL Festival. Image: The Music Scene

Tune in this week for the chance to add your name to the guest list for Dizzy, performing Oct. 8 with Lisa Loeb at Scoot Inn as part of ACL Festival!

Along with the giveaway, we’ve got a bevy of brand new tunes—almost all of them released within the past few weeks. You’ll hear the latest by Arkells, Bedouin Soundclash, Calvin Love, Danny Michel, Fine, Jesse & The Dandelions, Klaus, Metric, Mother Mother, The Sheepdogs, Tokyo Police Club, Tuns, Young Galaxy, and The Zolas!

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!