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#85 - Growing Old Sucks

In today's episode of Alternative Airwaves, we get TWO brand new tracks - from I Am Not Lefthanded and the Urban Canals!  Plus plenty of...

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday Playlist: The Strumbellas ON THE ROAD (Spotify)

I happened to catch this tweet from The Strumbellas in my feed this morning; it came at a good time - I didn't feel like starting a new podcast, and I needed to listen to something.  Also, I was browsing some old blog posts this morning in search of some old podcasts and remembered that I used to write a LOT of posts back in the day!  I want to get back to that.

So consider this an official recommendation.  I really like The Strumbellas.  My first introduction to them was their fantastic album "We Still Move on the Dance Floors", which has one of the best album artwork I've seen in a long time.  I made it my phone wallpaper for a bit (and may again soon after this post!).  I first heard it in the summer, and because of that, I associate their music and that style to the season when the first heat wave strikes.  Just something about the music that just fits.

Please go check out their playlist on Spotify: The Strumbellas ON THE ROAD.  It's got an excellent selection of songs curated by the band that are mostly in a similar style of what The Strumbellas play.  There are some artists on there that are new to me!

I definitely recommend it for a good summer drive.

PS - this won't be the last Friday Playlist either :)

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

#95 - [Repeat of #3] The Leftouts, Les Sans Dessein, General Union

This is a repeat airing of a podcast that originally aired in June of 2009, episode 3.  The original post is here: http://www.alternativeairwaves.com/2009/06/3-leftouts-les-sans-dessein-general.html

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I've copied the original playlist below.

Playlist:
1. Boxing Fox - Good Mood (4:02)
2. The Leftouts - Trust (3:46)
3. Cumbersome - Passing Lane (3:17)
4. Nick Lupien - Hors La Lois (2:34)
5. Les Sans Dessein - Douce Broue (3:42)
6. Nobby and the Impregnators - Skin and Bones (2:16)
7. Ceili Moss - Leis Lurrighan (2:51)
8. Mike Berry - Halting March (4:23)
9. Jef Crew - Black Irish Banshee (4:30)
10. Osaeris - Abbey Antics (4:30)
11. General Union - Beerdrinker - Lock the Door (2:47)
12. Lonesome Tofu Expressway Rambling Stringband - Cripple Creek (3:15)
13. Braintrust - Stay Plastered (2:53)
14. The Plushies - Hot Glove (1:39)

Total running time: 51:00


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

#94 - Michael Ireland, Kay Weathers, and Static Means

Welcome to another edition of Alternative Airwaves!  Some new tracks from blocSonic and a couple of external submissions.  Plenty of great stuff packed into ten tracks!  Download, enjoy, and share!

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Playlist
  1. The Freak Fandango Orchestra - Mundo Canibal
  2. Black Ship Company - Outside of History
  3. Daily Khaos delivery - Fugitive sensitive
  4. Ghosts of Invention - Mirrors/Anthems
  5. Michael Ireland - Mushy
  6. CRTVTR - A.M.
  7. Kay Weathers - Given
  8. The Monarques - I Won't Cry
  9. Monk Turner - A Lone Hunter (Artemis' Song)
  10. Static Means - Can't Cope

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

#93 - Steady Hustle, Heifervescent, and Mercury & The Architects

A slightly late podcast due to a bad cold; I wish I had recorded my voice when I lost it for a day and a half. Quite the experience. Nevertheless, enjoy this new episode with new tracks from Steady Hustle, Heifervescent, and Mercury & The Architects.

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  1. Roller Genoa - Safe and Warm in Hunter's Arms
  2. waterpistol - The Killer's Song
  3. Arrow & Olive - Our Place
  4. Neon Niteclub - Unforgettable
  5. Liv Margaret - Spinning
  6. Mercury & The Architects - Tonight
  7. Steady Hustle - Stick Around
  8. Steady Hustle - Are You Well?
  9. Train Room - Horizons
  10. Heifervescent - Hearts & Minds

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

#88 - Netlabel Day & leMeow

This episode's unifying theme is Netlabel Day 2015.  Also Ottawa group leMeow allowed their track "Evening Blues" to be played on the podcast.

Back with a post-Labour Day podcast!  This episode's unifying theme is Netlabel Day 2015 - I'm finally doing a wrap-up by playing some of my favourite songs that I downloaded back in July.  Also mentioned are several podcasts I highly recommend, and the highlight of the show - Ottawa group leMeow allowed their track "Evening Blues" to be played on the podcast!  Enjoy!  Track listing and links below.

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Tracks:

  1. Ankaph - Just Because - Netlabel Day Featured Track
  2. Armie and the Strutters - What Do I Do? - Netlabel Day Featured Track
  3. Kyle Cox - Life is Good
  4. Hot Fiction Sweet Goodbye
  5. The House of the Old Boat - Stay Awake
  6. Pimpstrut Local #13 - Party Pants Party - Netlabel Day Featured Track
  7. Now Endeavor - Waste My Time
  8. leMeow - Evening Blues - Video for Evening Blues
  9. waterpistol - Floating in Medicine
  10. Steady Hussle - Blindly Optimistic
  11. Major Major - Satellite
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