Monday, May 2, 2011

How It Went Down - April 29, 2011

Busy show this week - an interview with Derek Janzen who performs under the name First Nations and whose album Black Beach is one of my faves of 2011. I also spoke to Danny Vescarelli of Calgary psych-rock band Deadhorse (who were in town at the LO Pub alongside Gobble Gobble and Beauchamp on Saturday). Plus heaps of new music...

Here's what was played:

Set One: 6:30 PM - 7 PM

Grimes - "Crystal Ball" [Arbutus Records]
Cantor Dust - "Open-Faced Sandwiches (By A River Of Lava)" [Independent]
Digits - "Lost Dream" [Independent]
Interview with First Nations
First Nations - "Secret Hymn" [Independent]

Set Two: 7 PM - 7:30 PM

The Donkeys - "West Coast Raga" [Dead Oceans]
Roy Orbison - "Shadoraba" [Monument/Legacy]
Bart Davenport - "Born To Suffer" [Antenna Farm Records]
Explosions In The Sky - "Postcard From 1952" [Temporary Residence]
The Burning Hell - "Let Things Slip Away" [Weewerk]
Cass McCombs - "Pleasant Shadow Song" [Domino]
Daedelus - "French Cuffs" (feat. Baths) [Ninja Tune]

Set Three: 7:30 PM - 8 PM

Interview with Deadhorse
Deadhorse - "Glam Central" [Saved By Radio]
John Southworth - "So Glad It's Finally Spring" [Barnyard Records]

This week, I've already got an interview wrapped up with author Miriam Toews about her new book, Irma Voth. Plus I'm scheduled to talk to avant-jazz act Gutbucket about their new record A Modest Proposal on Cuneiform Records. Stay tuned.

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