Best of the Strombo Show: Bros, Claire Davis, + Michael Peter Olsen

This week on The Strombo Show, George drops exclusive premieres from Bros, Claire Davis, & Michael Peter Olsen. Plus more new music from Our Lady Peace, The Glorious Sons, Bad Waitress, T. Thomason, Barenaked Ladies, Why Try, Holobody, Martha Wainwright, Iskwē & Tom Wilson, The Sun Harmonic, Leon Bridges, Paris Pick, Moonshine,  Nkom Bivoué, Hiatus Kaiyote, Haviah Mighty, Shad, TOBi, Mayhem, Tunic, Mastodon, Damon Albarn, & Silver Pools.  Lots of classic tracks this week as well including some Soundgarden, Portishead, Ladytron, Kraftwerk, Sun Ra, David Bowie, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Amy Winehouse, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Aphex Twin, Mos Def, Missy Elliott, Anquette, The Red Light Sting, Alexisonfire, & Billie Holiday. George also revisits an awesome post hockey game performance by Hannah Georgas at his house in downtown Toronto. We Love Music!

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 Pornogrphers, 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: Silla and Rise, Garbage, Danko Jones, The Linda Lindas

Hey everyone! This week on the show George spins new music from Silla and Rise, Garbage, Danko Jones, The Linda Lindas, Century Egg, Art Bergmann, G.R. Gritt, Aasiva, Tara Williamson, Barenaked Ladies, TOBi, Haviah Mighty, Wolf Castle, Shad, Mykki Blanco, Emanuel, Janette King, O’Summer Vacation, Drinking Boys & Girls Choir, The Venomous Pinks, METZ, HEALTH and Tyler Bates ft. Chino Moreno, Chelsea Wolfe, Kevin Hearn, & Musk Ox to name a few.  Also classic favourites from Hüsker Dü, Suicidal Tendencies, Bikini Kill, Joan Jett, Bruce Cockburn, Billy Bragg, Madvillain, BrassMunk, Dizzee Rascal, Love Inc, Pulp, The Cure, Propagandhi, Slayer, Nina Simone, Björk, & Buffy Sainte-Marie. Strombo also revisits 10 songs from our Hip 30 special featuring: By Divine Right, Tanika Charles, Willie Thrasher, Stars, Harrison and Friends, Julie Doiron, Iskwē, Limblifter, Death From Above 1979 & The Rheostatics. We Love Music!

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.

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.

Hush + Metallica Blacklist

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.

Strombo also 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. We Love Music.

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: Debra-Jean Creelman, Emanuel + summersets

This week on the show George highlights exclusive premieres from Debra-Jean Creelman, Emanuel, & summersets. Also on the program, tons of new music including fresh tracks from Garbage, Cleopatrick, Iskwē and Tom Wilson, The Sheepdogs, Jackson Browne, Nathaniel Rateliff (ft. Willie Nelson), Cat Clyde and Jeremie Albino, Silver Pools, LUMP, Bernice, Mighloe, Kandle, The Halluci Nation, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Lex Leosis, Mabe Fratti, & Chrystal Für. Plus, classic songs as well from Faith No More, PJ Harvey, Liz Phair, Bonnie Raitt, Freddie King, Michael Hurley, Willie Dunn, Mr. Scruff, Solex, Kool & The Gang, James Brown, Beastie Boys, A Tribe Called Quest, The Smashing Pumpkins & Neil Young. Strombo also revisits an intimate living room conversation & performance with the legendary Mr. Marc Ribot. We Love Music!!

Best of the Strombo Show: Juno Nominees

This week on the show George highlights this year’s Juno nominees, including music from Crown Lands, July Talk, Sam Roberts Band, Terry Uyarak, Neil Young with Crazy Horse, Sarah Harmer, Burnstick, Julian Taylor, Rufus Wainwright, Basia Bulat, U.S. Girls, Leonard Cohen, Diana Krall, Klô Pelgag, Caribou, Bahamas, Jessie Reyez, Lido Pimienta, IAMTHELIVING, Kaytranada, TOBi, Unleash The Archers, Pup, Annihilator, Bruce Cockburn & more! Plus Strombo spins an exclusive premiere from Lex Leosis from The Sorority, as well as new music from The Tragically Hip, The Damn Truth, Greta Van Fleet, Jenn Grant, Status/Non-Status, Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen, Mustafa, Silverstein, & Marianne Faithfull with Warren Ellis. As for the classics, G drops the needle on some Led Zeppelin, Fiona Apple, Eric’s Trip, Sonic Youth, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Jimi Hendrix, Rage Against The Machine, Strapping Young Lad, Our Lady Peace, Odetta, & Molly Drake. We Love Music.

Best of the Strombo Show: The Cult, Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert + Jon Randall

Showtime! This week George features an exclusive premiere from Nick Ferrio, plus brand new music from Greta Van Fleet, The Trews, Celeigh Cardinal, St. Vincent, Electric Looking Glass, Century Egg, Ghost Woman, 81355, Shad, Haviah Mighty, Jim Ward, The Descendents, Tunic, Andrew W.K., Gary Numan, Health & Nine Inch Nails. Classic tracks include Modest Mouse, Bjork, Jimi Hendrix, Chris Cornell, The Cramps, The Soft Boys, Kris Kristofferson, The Spice Girls, Tal Bachman, Michie Mee & DJ L.A. Luv, De La Soul, The Subhumans, & Einstürzende Neubauten to name a few. Also, we revisit the very first live performance in George’s living room by the legends in The Cult, as well as an interview with Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall about ‘The Marfa Tapes’. We Love Music.