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!

That’s What Keeps Us Alive

Winnipeg duo Duotang rounds out our show this week. Image: Ken Gigliotti / Winnipeg Free Press

For the month of August, we’ve asked some of your other favorite KOOP DJs to pick a few of their top Canadian tracks and share them on the show. This week, we’ve got a special focus on Indo-Canadian artists, brought to you by Julie Rysenga of Passport to India (Thursdays, noon to 1 PM). In addition, we’ve got another hour of tunes to round out the show, featuring artists including The Abramson Singers, Babbu Maan, Del Barber, Delhi 2 Dublin , Diamond Rings, Digits, Duotang, Electricity for Everybody!, Haley Smalls, Jadea Kelly, Jazzy B, Josh, June In the Fields, King Khan and The Shrines, Laureate, Mav Karlo, Parichay, Parkas, Stephanie Braganza, The Tandoori Knights, We Are Wolves, and Wildlife!

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!

Shut Up I Am Dreaming

Our gems from the Canadian vault this week include Montreal’s Sunset Rubdown. Image: Brooklyn Vegan

Another week, another search through the Canadian indie vault to find tracks we haven’t played in years that deserve another listen. This time around, those tracks are by artists including Betrayers, The Dying Arts, Glass Random, Heartbreak Scene, Hopeful Monster, Hot Hot Heat, Hotel Mira, Incendies, Jale, Jenn Grant, July Talk, Library Voices, Malajube, Paul Jacobs, She-Devils, Sunset Rubdown, Tim Baker, U.S. Girls, Weaves, 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!