Playlist: 2020-07-17

Justin the Canuck hosted the show, recorded in his home studio during the temporary closure of KOOP’s studios.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
4:32Come Back to LifeThe ZolasLight Organ
4:36Get High and QuitRat SiloThe World Is Going to End Tomorrow
4:40Hollow ThoughtsNick ZubeckVenusian Blues
4:45Hell On EarthDog DayPresentFundog
4:48AscensionSam Roberts BandSecret Weapon
4:52Keep You WarmJaguar SunThis Empty TownBorn Losers
4:56Goat LoreThe World Next DoorFind Your Face In ItTrinket Trance
5:03Rockin' In the Free WorldNeil YoungFreedomReprise
5:08Options OpenKathleen EdwardsTotal FreedomDualtone
5:11Stay OutElliott BROODKeeperSix Shooter
5:15Better ManKandle
5:19Weight of the WorldThe ElwinsIVPink Eye
5:22House on FirePlants and AnimalsThe JungleSecret City
5:28Roman CandlesDizzyThe Sun and Her ScorchRoyal Mountain

Short and sweet with super-fresh tracks

Dizzy
Oshawa, Ontario’s Dizzy has a new album out later this month. Image: Aesthetic Magazine

We’ve got an abbreviated show this week, short and sweet and jam-packed with an hour of the latest in Canadian indie tunes. Just about everything we’re playing has been released in the past few weeks!

We’ve got music by Dizzy, Dog Day, Elliott Brood, The Elwins, Jaguar Sun, Kandle, Kathleen Edwards, Neil Young, Nick Zubeck, Plants and Animals, Rat Silo, Sam Roberts Band, The World Next Door, and The Zolas. Plus, tune in at 5 o’clock for our Neil Young Song of the Week!

Join Justin the Canuck for 60 minutes of independent Canadian music, airing today at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!

Playlist: 2020-07-03

Justin the Canuck belatedly celebrated Canada Day with a 60-minute pre-recorded show.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
4:32Geographic Centre of CanadaThe Wheat PoolTownshipShameless
4:36Canadian ClassicMulligrubSoft Grudge
4:39Canadian NationalInlet SoundThe RomanticsFontana North
4:43Canada Day, Up Canada WayStompin' Tom ConnorsFiddle & SongEMI Canada
4:45Canadian AirlinesTreelinesTreelines
4:48The Canadian ShieldA Northern ChorusThe Millions Too ManySonic Unyon
4:56Canada vs. AmericaBroken Social SceneEP to Be You and MeArts & Crafts
5:03Love Song to CanadaJason CollettTo Wit to WooArts & Crafts
5:07True Patriot LoveJoel Plaskett EmergencyDown at the KhyberSongs for the Gang
5:10North East South WestJapandroidsNear to the Wild Heart of LifeArts & Crafts
5:15American NamesSebastien GraingerSebastien Grainger & The MountainsSaddle Creek
5:19Wild AmericaThe Sweet HomewreckersFrom the Letdown to the ComearoundPut On Your Drinking Cap
5:22An American DreamKalle MattsonSomeday, the Moon Will Be GoldParliament of Trees
5:27Oh… CanadaClassifiedSelf ExplanatoryHalf Life

Playlist: 2020-06-26

Justin the Canuck hosted the show, recorded in his home studio during the temporary closure of KOOP’s studios.

TimeTitleArtistAlbumLabel
4:32Wrong ChoiceThe Lovely FeathersHind Hind LegsEquator
4:37Miner's Canary (Diamond Days)V for EscargotV for Escargot
4:41Bronx SniperMister HeavenlyOut of LoveSub Pop
4:46KneesJJ WildeRuthlessBlack Box
4:49Lives of Plants & AnimalsRival BoysAnimal InstinctsTiny
4:52RickyVivienne WilderPostromanticFallen Tree
4:55GinkgoI Am Robot and ProudLucky StaticDarla
5:02HomegrownNeil YoungHomegrownReprise
5:04DylanTrade SecretsDylan Leaves Pallet Town
5:08Sun In an Empty RoomThe WeakerthansReunion TourEpitaph
5:13Higher Than the DrugsStuck On Planet EarthBeautiful NowhereAnthem
5:16Done With DrugsThe Dirty NilDine Alone
5:20Grey and Blue (feat. J Mascis)KestrelsDream or Don't DreamDarla
5:24LovelessSaid the WhaleLittle MountainHidden Pony
5:27VisitorsPawa Up FirstMissing TimeDare to Care
5:31Bad ChemistryFake SharkLight Organ
5:34Clorox WipeChromeoQuarantine Casanova
5:37I Know What You're Thinking and It's AwfulThe DearsLovers RockDangerbird
5:41The Buzz In My FleshYoung GalaxyYG No Art EPFontana North
5:45Sally On the AvenueSleepy GonzalesLight Organ
5:51You're the LeaderRuby Coast"Seven Wonders" 7-inch

New tunes, old tunes, and some in between

JJ Wilde’s music gets a play on today’s show. Image: Atwood Magazine

We’re back with more Canadian tunes from quarantine, and a show filled with new tracks, old favorites, and everything in between.

This week, we’ve got music by Chromeo, The Dears, The Dirty Nil, Fake Shark, JJ Wilde, Kestrels, The Lovely Feathers, Mister Heavenly, Rival Boys, Ruby Coast, Said the Whale, Sleepy Gonzales, Stuck On Planet Earth, Trade Secrets, V for Escargot, Vivienne Wilder, The Weakerthans, and Young Galaxy. Plus, tune in at 5 o’clock for our Neil Young Song of the Week!

Join Justin the Canuck for 90 minutes of independent Canadian music, airing today at 4:30 PM Central on KOOP Radio, 91.7 FM in Austin, Texas and broadcasting to the world at KOOP.org!