Best of the Strombo Show: Hush + Metallica Blacklist

Strombo pays tribute to the late-great Mr. Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry by revisiting a very rare interview session recorded at George’s house, which deeply reflects on his life, songs, & legacy.

This week on the show George drops an exclusive premiere from Hush and also explores the ’Metallica Blacklist’ compilation, spinning covers by Rina Sawayama, St. Vincent, & Phoebe Bridgers. Plus new music from Sate, Bad Waitress, Danko Jones, Glassreel, Ada Lea, Teagan Johnston, Anthony OKS, Shad, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, David Strickland, Arlo Parks, Public Service Broadcasting, Amazing Grave, Scene Queen & Jason Sharp. Tons of classics on the program as well, including System Of A Down, Chuck Berry, Koko Taylor, Queen, Supertramp, Kate Bush, The Clash, Bob Marley, Otis Redding, Fugees, Outkast, Skinny Puppy, New Order, Deftones, Sonic Youth and Nina Simone.

We Love Music.

Best of the Strombo Show: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The White Stripes, Jimmy Cliff + Buffy Sainte-Marie

George spins you an eclectic mix from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs to The White Stripes to Jimmy Cliff and Buffy Sainte-Marie. Also revisits ‘The Hip 30 Pt. III’ featuring covers by Dirty Nil, Etiquette, The Trews, Daniel Romano, Cowboy Junkies, The Skydiggers, The Pack A.D., SATE, Amos The Transparent, Kasador & Blue Rodeo.  Tons of new music as well, including tracks by Weezer, Danko Jones, Grace Vonderkuhn, Cleopatrick, Martha Wainwright, Ada Lea, Hand Habits, Dana Sipos, 3 new songs from the The Sled Island Rock Lotto compilation, Charlotte Cornfield, Motorists, Fleece, TSHA, Prince, Tush, Nas, Haviah Mighty, Cartel Madras, Metz, Bad Waitress, Drinking Boys & Girls Choir, Dumb, Jason Sharp, & Musk Ox.  As always lots of classics too, with favourites from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The White Stripes, Jimmy Cliff, Buffy Sainte-Marie, PJ Harvey, Nirvana, The Tragically Hip, Mr. Hageman, Nick Drake, Staple Singers, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Lil’ Kim, Rage Against The Machine, D.O.A. & Jello Biafra, No Means No, & Audrey Hepburn. We Love Music!

Best of the Strombo Show: Hip 30 celebration Vol. 2

This week on the show George revisits the incredible Hip 30 celebration with Vol. 2 of our flashback series, which includes covers from Arkells, Born Ruffians, Weaves, The Sadies, Hannah Georgas, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Sarah Harmer, Barenaked Ladies, Charlotte Cornfield & Tim Baker. As per usual, lots of new music to get to as well, including fresh tunes from Chilly Gonzales, Our Lady Peace, Martha Wainwright, Bad Waitress, Melissa Etheridge, Dooms Children, JEEN, TUSH, LUMP, Hiatus Kaiyote, Chromeo, Potatohead People & De La Soul, Prince, Cartel Madras and Dom Dias, Arlo Maverick, Lex Leosis, Haviah Mighty, Backxwash, Tunic, Dungeon Serpent,  Aasiva, & Thom Yorke.  We’ve also got the classics from bands like R.E.M., Martha & The Muffins, The Pixies, Jane’s Addiction, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, XTC, Roy Ayers, Quincy Jones, The Pharcyde, Fugees, A Tribe Called Quest w/ Faith Evans, Iggy & The Stooges, & Yoko Ono to name a few. We Love Music.

Best of the Strombo Show: Strombo Sessions – John Prine

This week on the show George re-visits two of the most powerful live performances ever to take place at his house in Toronto… long time friends Alexisonfire & the late-great legendary Mr. John Prine. Also, lots of new music on the show this week, including fresh tracks from Sate, Digging Roots, Strange Breed, Goodbye Honolulu, Wine Lips, Slow Down Molasses, Blinker The Star, Farideh, Tanya Tagaq, Silla & Rise, Andy Shauf, Men I Trust, BadBadNotGood, New Age Doom & Lee “Scratch” Perry, The Human Rights, Generous Thieves, Shad, Hate, Tunic, Comeback Kid, Big Thief, Le Ren, & Jon Hopkins. Georgie also spins some classics from Rush, Thrush Hermit, Sleater-Kinney, Weezer, Tricky, Odetta, Sonic Youth, Erykah Badu, Slum Village, Beastie Boys, L7, Propagandhi, Daniel Lanois, Billie Holiday, & Beethoven. We love music!

Best of the Strombo Show: Lights, Praises, Breez + Cadence Weapon

On this edition of ‘The Strombo Show’, George spins premieres from Praises and Breeze (ft. Cadence Weapon). Lots more new music as well from Jim Ward, Cleopatrick, Sleater-Kinney, Dooms Children, Liz Phair, Ducks Ltd., Charles Spearin, Saint Idiot, Múm, Boards Of Canada, Son Of Dave, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, Anthony Joseph, Curtis Harding, Fantasydub ft. Rachel Fannan, F*cked Up, Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis, summersets, Anjimile, Graham Van Pelt, plus new remixes from Hannah Georgas, Vivek Shraya, & Future Islands. As for the classics, expect tunes from Siouxsie & The Banshees, The Clash, Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, King Tubby & Augustus Pablo, Burning Spear, U2 / Trent Reznor, Venetian Snares, Soundgarden, Hole, Nico, The B-52’s and more! Strombo also revisits a brilliant live performance in his living room by Lights. We Love Music!

Best of the Strombo Show: The Kills Strombo Session

This week on the show George re-visits one of the first-ever live performances at his house by The Kills. Also on the program, new music from Dooms Children, Jayli Wolf, Digging Roots, Laura Jane Grace, The Wilderness Of Manitoba, Low, Julie Doiron, Charlotte Cornfield, Geordie Gordon, Paragon Cause, Absolutely Free, Public Service Broadcasting, Pamela Z, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Cartel Madras, Haviah Mighty, Tunic, Creeping Death, Pup, Michael Stipe & Jean-Michel Blais. Plus Georgie celebrates Polaris Prize winner Cadence Weapon by replaying his powerful acceptance speech, and spins some cool new re-issues by Tricky Woo. Of course classic songs as well, including tracks by Koko Taylor, Mötley Crüe, The Tragically Hip, Janis Joplin, The White Stripes, The New Pornographers, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Fugazi, Can, Aretha Franklin, Destroyer, Steve Reich & Kronos Quartet, Madvillain, Janet Jackson, Tracy Bonham, Bjork, Buffy Sainte-Marie & Colleen. We love music!

Best of the Strombo Show: Amanda Palmer + Norm MacDonald

This week on the show George revisits a powerful interview / performance with Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls) & pays tribute to late-great comedian Norm MacDonald. Plus new music from Billy Talent ft. Rivers Cuomo, JEEN, SATE, Metallica Blacklist: Pup, Alessia Cara & The Warning, Kamasi Washington, Lady Blackbird, Kay Young, New Age Doom & Lee “Scratch” Perry, Hard Feelings, Caribou, SUUNS, Bad Waitress, The Troops of Doom, Tunic, Le Ren, Rose Bolton, & Jean-Michel Blais. As for the classics, Georgie spins some David Bowie, Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Broken Social Scene, Fiona Apple, Handsome Boy Modeling School, The Parachute Club, Diana Ross, Bowery Electric, My Bloody Valentine, Ozzy Osbourne, Hole, The Squires, Ian and Sylvia, & John Fahey. We Love Music.

Best of the Strombo Show: Adrian Sutherland + Mary Gauthier

This week on the show George spins an exclusive premiere by Adrian Sutherland & revisits a powerful conversation & performance with Mary Gauthier. Tons of new music including tracks by Charlotte Cornfield, Big Thief, Bad Waitress, Andy Shauf, Hannah Georgas, Megan Nash, Katie Tupper, Often, Park Hye Jin, Haviah Mighty, Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, Machinedrum, Starless, Tunic, Amazing Grave, & Damon Albarn, along with reissues by Tricky Woo, DJ Shadow, & a new unearthed Radiohead song. Plus a bunch of classics for you as well: Etta James, Fiona Apple, D’Angelo, PJ Harvey, L7, Nirvana, Stereolab, Beck, Woody Guthrie, Morphine, Malvina Reynolds, Joni Mitchell, Queen Latifah, Digable Planets, Jay-Z, J Dilla, The Microphones, & Arvo Pärt. We Love Music.

Best of the Strombo Show: Hip 30 celebration Vol. 3

This week on the show, George revisits ‘The Hip 30 Pt. III’ featuring covers by Dirty Nil, Etiquette, The Trews, Daniel Romano, Cowboy Junkies, The Skydiggers, The Pack A.D., SATE, Amos The Transparent, Kasador & Blue Rodeo.  Tons of new music as well, including tracks by Weezer, Danko Jones, Grace Vonderkuhn, Cleopatrick, Martha Wainwright, Ada Lea, Hand Habits, Dana Sipos, 3 new songs from the The Sled Island Rock Lotto compilation, Charlotte Cornfield, Motorists, Fleece, TSHA, Prince, Tush, Nas, Haviah Mighty, Cartel Madras, Metz, Bad Waitress, Drinking Boys & Girls Choir, Dumb, Jason Sharp, & Musk Ox.  As always lots of classics too, with favourites from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The White Stripes, Jimmy Cliff, Buffy Sainte-Marie, PJ Harvey, Nirvana, The Tragically Hip, Mr. Hageman, Nick Drake, Staple Singers, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Lil’ Kim, Rage Against The Machine, D.O.A. & Jello Biafra, No Means No, & Audrey Hepburn. We Love Music!

Best of the Strombo Show: Hip 30 celebration Vol. 2

This week on the show George revisits the incredible Hip 30 celebration with Vol. 2 of our flashback series, which includes covers from Arkells, Born Ruffians, Weaves, The Sadies, Hannah Georgas, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Sarah Harmer, Barenaked Ladies, Charlotte Cornfield & Tim Baker. As per usual, lots of new music to get to as well, including fresh tunes from Chilly Gonzales, Our Lady Peace, Martha Wainwright, Bad Waitress, Melissa Etheridge, Dooms Children, JEEN, TUSH, LUMP, Hiatus Kaiyote, Chromeo, Potatohead People & De La Soul, Prince, Cartel Madras and Dom Dias, Arlo Maverick, Lex Leosis, Haviah Mighty, Backxwash, Tunic, Dungeon Serpent,  Aasiva, & Thom Yorke.  We’ve also got the classics from bands like R.E.M., Martha & The Muffins, The Pixies, Jane’s Addiction, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, XTC, Roy Ayers, Quincy Jones, The Pharcyde, Fugees, A Tribe Called Quest w/ Faith Evans, Iggy & The Stooges, & Yoko Ono to name a few. We Love Music.