Wednesday, April 6, 2011

How It Went Down - April 1, 2011

BUSY BUSY BUSY show last Friday. No foolin, despite the date. First off I was joined by roots-rockers WoodShed Havoc who released their new album The Current State on Saturday at the Park Theatre. Then I spoke by phone with Raphaelle of buzz-band Braids (who played the Albert on Saturday), and finally I was joined by Winnipeg hip-hop group The Happy Unfortunate, whose CD release party is THIS Saturday, April 9th at VP Nights on Pembina.

Here's what was played:

Set One: 6:30 PM - 7 PM

Canadian Winter - "City Lights" [Urbnet]
WoodShed Havoc - "The Current State" [Dollartone Records]
Interview with WoodShed Havoc
WoodShed Havoc - "Suck It Sideways" [Dollartone Records]
We Are The City - "Get Happy" [Adventure Boys Club]

Set Two: 7 PM - 7:30 PM

The Luyas - "Too Beautiful To Work" [Idee Fixe/Dead Oceans]
Matthew Maaskant - "You Only Dream To Test Me" [Draft Tattoo]
Braids - "Native Speaker" [Flemish Eye]

Set Three: 7:30 PM - 8 PM

The Happy Unfortunate - "New Generation" [Spaceship Audio]
Interview the Happy Unfortunate
The Happy Unfortunate - "Heart Matters" [Spaceship Audio]
Rebel Yell - "Table Service (Fast Food)" [Independent]
The Blisters - "Attic" [I'm Trying Records]

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