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.

Playlist

  • Aretha Franklin, "Night Time Is the Right Time"
  • Nirvana, “Sliver”
  • The Damn Truth, “This Is Who We Are Now”
  • Greta Van Fleet, “My Way, Soon”
  • The Trews, “I Wanna Play”
  • Chastity, “Losing a Whole Year”
  • Modest Mouse, “Heart Cooks Brain”
  • Bjork, “Hunter”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Seven”
  • Nick Ferrio, “Television of Roses”
  • Celeigh Cardinal, “Ahead by a Century” (Tragically Hip Cover)
  • St. Vincent, “Down And Out Downtown”
  • Ejji Smith, “Highway”
  • Jimi Hendrix , “May This Be Love”
  • Chris Cornell, “Seasons”
  • Andy Shauf - "Living Room"
  • Electric Looking Glass, “Rosie in the Rain”
  • Century Egg, “Do You Want To Dance”
  • Ghost Woman, “Demons”
  • The Cramps - Garbageman
  • The Soft Boys, “"I Wanna Destroy You"
  • Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall “In His Arms”
  • Kris Kristofferson, “Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down”
  • Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall “Am I Right or Amarillo”
  • Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall “Geraldene”
  • Tal Bachman, “She's So High”
  • Spice Girls, “Wannabe
  • Tom Waits, "Downtown Train"
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Shad, “Out of Touch ft. pHoenix Pagliacci”
  • 81355, “Thumbs Up”
  • Haviah Mighty, “Way Too Fast Ft. Jalen Santoy”
  • David Strickland, “Turtle Island Ft. JRDN, Spade, Supaman, Artson, Whitey Don”
  • Clairmont The Second, “HANDS”
  • De La Soul, “Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)”
  • Michie Mee and DJ L.A. Luv “Jamaican Funk (Canadian Style)”
  • The Cult, “Wild Flower” (Strombo Session)
  • The Cult, “Horse Nation” (Strombo Session)
  • The Cult, “Deeply Ordered Chaos” (Strombo Session)
  • The Cult, “She Sells Sanctuary” (Strombo Session)
  • The Cult, “G.O.A.T.” (Strombo Session)
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Jim Ward, “I Got A Secret ft. Shawna Potter”
  • Tunic, “Exhaling”
  • The Descendents, “Baby Doncha Know”
  • SNFU, “The Awful Truth”
  • The Dishrags, “A Quiet Little Table”
  • The Subhumans, “Out Of Line”
  • Andrew W.K., “I'm In Heaven”
  • Gary Numan, “Now And Forever”
  • Health and Nine Inch Nails, “Isn’t Everyone”
  • Vallens, “Difference Repeating”
  • Einstürzende Neubauten, “Yü Gung (Live)”
  • Einstürzende Neubauten, “The Garden “
  • Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, “Albuquerque”
  • Cat Power, “Colors And The Kids”
  • Joseph Shabason, “The Fellowship”
  • Brian Eno, “Stars”

Best of the Strombo Show: Broken Social Scene Strombo Session

This week on the show George spins exclusive premieres from No Joy, Spider Whiskey, & Fiver. Plus we dive into lots of other new music including tracks from Danko Jones, Cleopatrick, Art Bergmann, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Mdou Moctar,, Status/Non-Status, Daniel Lanois, Toronto Tabla Ensemble, Allison Russell, Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Haviah Mighty, Wolf Castle, & Capra to name a few. As for the classics, T Rex, Suzi Quatro, Buffy Sainte Marie, Willie Dunn, Joni Mitchell, The Be Good Tanyas, Zubot & Dawson, PJ Harvey and John Parish, 2 Pac, Digital Underground, Carcass, Exciter, & A Silver Mount Zion have got us covered. We also revisit a brilliant live performance from Broken Social Scene at George’s house in downtown Toronto. We Love Music.

Playlist

  • Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, “You've Got What It Takes”
  • Iggy Pop, “Lust for Life”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Les Shirley, “Forget It I'm In Love”
  • Cleopatrick, “Family Van”
  • Danko Jones, “Flaunt It”
  • The Beaches, “Give It Up”
  • T Rex, “20th Century Boy”
  • Suzi Quatro, “Can The Can”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Art Bergmann, “Your Second Amendment”
  • Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, “OK Indicts”
  • Status/Non-Status "Find A Home"
  • Elisapie, “Wolves Don't Live by the Rules ft. Joe Grass” (Willie Thrasher Cover)
  • Willie Dunn, “The Ballad of Crowfoot”
  • Mdou Moctar, “Afrique Victime”
  • Daniel Lanois, “Every Nation”
  • Toronto Tabla Ensemble, “Maryem’s Here”
  • Al Qahwa, “The Rain” / “Il Matar” (Arabic)
  • Joni Mitchell, “Carey”
  • Buffy Sainte Marie, "Helpless"
  • Broken Social Scene, “Cause = Time” (Strombo Session)
  • Broken Social Scene, “Can't Find My Heart” (Strombo Session)
  • Broken Social Scene, “1972” (Strombo Session)
  • Broken Social Scene, “I'll Bring The Sun” (Strombo Session)
  • Broken Social Scene, “TBT” (Strombo Session)
  • Broken Social Scene, “Lover's Spit (with Feist)” (Strombo Session)
  • Broken Social Scene, “Ibi Dreams Of Pavement” (Strombo Session)
  • Tom Waits, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag"
  • Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, “Got a Thing on my Mind”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Fiver, “Jr Wreck”
  • Loretta Lynn, “Still Woman Enough ft. Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood”
  • Allison Russell, “Montreal”
  • Jennifer Castle, “I'll Never Walk Alone”
  • The Be Good Tanyas, “House Of The Rising Sun”
  • Zubot & Dawson, “Hellhounds On My Trail (Robert Johnson Cover)”
  • Tanya Tagaq, “Uja”
  • KAMIYADA+, “U Made The Devil Cry”
  • Haviah Mighty, “Way Too Fast Ft. Jalen Santoy”
  • Wolf Castle, “Gunna ft. Raphael de la Rez”
  • Snotty Nose Rez Kids, “Where They At ft. Drezus”
  • Digital Underground, “The Humpty Dance”
  • 2Pac “Keep Ya Head Up”
  • Spider Whiskey, “Green Zephyr”
  • The Venomous Pinks, “"I Want You" (Joan Jett cover)”
  • Power Trip, "Divine Apprehension"
  • Exciter, “Heavy Metal Maniac”
  • Carcass, “Blackstar”
  • No Joy, “Teenager” (Deftones cover)
  • Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, “Carnage”
  • PJ Harvey and John Parish, “Is That All There Is?”
  • Frederick Squire, Julie Doiron, and Mount Eerie “Flaming Home”
  • Chubby Parker, “King Kong Kitchie Kitchie Ki-me-o”
  • A Silver Mount Zion “3 Angles Standing Guard 'Round the Side of Your Bed”

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!

Playlist

  • Gladys Knight and The Pips, “The Nitty Gritty”
  • Rush, “The Spirit of Radio”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Sate, “Nobody”
  • Digging Roots, “Cut My Hair”
  • Strange Breed “So Blind”
  • Danko Jones, “Start the Show”
  • Thrush Hermit, "From the Back of the Film"
  • Sleater-Kinney, “Get Up”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Seven”
  • Goodbye Honolulu, “Get the Denim”
  • Wine Lips, “Tension”
  • Slow Down Molasses, "Some Fine Action"
  • The Dirty Nil, “Blunt Force Concussion”
  • Weezer, “Tired of Sex”
  • Tricky, “Makes Me Wanna Die”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Seven”
  • Blinker The Star, “Siren”
  • Farideh, "Oracles"
  • Tanya Tagaq, “Tongues”
  • Silver Pools, “Crushed Hat”
  • Woody Guthrie, “Jesus Christ”
  • Odetta,”Hit or Miss”
  • John Prine, “Crazy Bone” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “Far From Me” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “Speed Of Sound And Loneliness” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “Sam Stone” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “Summer's End” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “Ramblin' Fever (Merle Haggard Cover)” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “Christmas In Prison” (Strombo Session)
  • John Prine, “When I Get To Heaven” (Strombo Session)
  • Tom Waits, "Shore Leave"
  • Sonic Youth, “Making the Nature Scene”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Seven”
  • Silla and Rise, “Anirniq”
  • Andy Shauf, "Jaywalker"
  • Men I Trust, “Tree Among Shrubs”
  • Hua Li, “Mastery”
  • Erykah Badu, “Didn't Cha Know”
  • Slum Village, “Fall In Love”
  • BadBadNotGood, “Fall In Love”
  • BadBadNotGood, “Beside April ft. Karriem Riggins and Arthur Verocai”
  • New Age Doom and Lee “Scratch” Perry, “Holy Dub”
  • The Human Rights, “Red Hot ft. Caddy Cad”
  • Generous Thieves, “Morning Light”
  • Shad, “Work”
  • Lex Leosis, “Wanted”
  • Beastie Boys, “Gratitude”
  • L7, “Shitlist”
  • Hate, “Rugia”
  • Tunic, "You're A Bug"
  • Comeback Kid, “No Easy Way Out”
  • Vagina Witchcraft, “Pyro”
  • Propagandhi, “A Speculative Fiction"
  • Alexisonfire, “Pulmonary Archery” (Strombo Session)
  • Alexisonfire, “This Could Be Anywhere In The World” (Strombo Session)
  • Big Thief, “Change”
  • Le Ren, "May Hard Times Pass Us By"
  • Daniel Lanois, “Falling at Your Feet ft. Bono”
  • Billie Holiday, “You Turned the Tables on Me"
  • Jon Hopkins, “Sit Around The Fire”
  • Beethoven - Bernard Haitink, Gordan Nikolitch, Tim Hugh, Lars Vogt and London Symphony Orchestra, “Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra in C Major, Op. 56 - II. Largo”

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!

Playlist

  • Koko Taylor, “Fire”
  • Mötley Crüe, “Kickstart my Heart”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Dooms Children, “Heavy Year”
  • Jayli Wolf, “Lead Me”
  • Digging Roots, “Cut My Hair”
  • Burnstick, “Some Kind of Hell”
  • The Tragically Hip, "Blow at High Dough"
  • Janis Joplin, “Kozmic Blues”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Tricky Woo, “The Claw”
  • Tricky Woo, “Let us Sing”
  • Tricky Woo, “Alright”
  • The OBGMs, “Cash”
  • The White Stripes, “Fell in Love with a Girl”
  • The New Pornographers, “Mass Romantic”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Laura Jane Grace, “Lolo 13”
  • The Wilderness of Manitoba, “Oblivion”
  • Low, “White Horses”
  • The Kills, “Cosmic Dancer”
  • The Kills, “Hard Habit To Break” (Strombo Session)
  • The Kills, “Heart Of A Dog” (Strombo Session)
  • The Kills, “Black Balloon” (Strombo Session)
  • The Kills, “Doing It To Death” (Strombo Session)
  • The Kills, “Baby Says” (Strombo Session)
  • The Kills, “Whirling Eye” (Strombo Session)
  • The KIlls, “Siberian Nights” (Strombo Session)
  • Lee "Scratch" Perry, “I Am the Upsetter”
  • Fugazi, “Cassavetes”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Julie Doiron, “You Gave Me The Key”
  • Charlotte Cornfield, “Partner in Crime”
  • Geordie Gordon, “The Great Divide”
  • Big Thief, “Little Things”
  • Can “Vitamin C”
  • Aretha Franklin, “Day Dreaming”
  • Tom Waits, “Dead And Lovely”
  • Destroyer, “New Ways of Living”
  • Paragon Cause, “Two to Play”
  • Absolutely Free, “Remaining Light”
  • Public Service Broadcasting, “Der Rhythmus der Maschinen ft. Blixa Bargeld”
  • Pamela Z, “Badagada"
  • Steve Reich - Kronos Quartet, “Different Trains: America, Before the War”
  • Madvillain, “America's Most Blunted”
  • Janet Jackson, “Clouds (Interlude) ft. Carly Simon”
  • Janet Jackson, "Sexhibition"
  • Snotty Nose Rez Kids, “No Jesus Piece”
  • Cartel Madras, “Fear and Loathing”
  • Haviah Mighty, “Tesla”
  • Cadence Weapon, “Senna ft. Jacques Greene”
  • Backxwash, “Adolescence”
  • Tunic, “Apprehension”
  • Creeping Death, “Humanity Transcends”
  • Pup, “Holier Than Thou”
  • The White Swan, “Tell It To The Sky”
  • Tracy Bonham, “Mother Mother”
  • Bjork, “I Miss You (Dobie Rub Part One) (Sunshine Mix)”
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie, “Poppies”
  • Michael Stipe, “Sunday Morning”
  • Jean-Michel Blais, “Murmures”
  • Colleen, “Everything Lay Still”
  • Cowboy Junkies, “Walkin' After Midnight”

Holiday Special

Tis’ the season! This week on the show George revisits some special holiday performances by La Force, Hollerando, The Dears, Alan Doyle, Yukon Blonde, Lido Pimienta, Leif Vollebekk, Cleopatrick, Sharon & Bram, BadBadNotGood & Choir Choir Choir! There’s also tons of new music under the tree this year, including tracks from Spoon, TANDM, Hawksley Workman, JEEN, Broken Social Scene, Moscow Apartment, Bros, Tami Neilson, FAOC, Ed The Sock, Art of Time Ensemble, Catherine MacLellan, Alexandra Stréliski, & Terra Lightfoot. Lots of Christmas classics of course by the fire as well, with festive favourites from The New Pornographers, Belle and Sebastian, Pearl Jam, Tori Amos, The Pogues, Spirit of The West & Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, K.D. Lang, Stompin’ Tom, Johnny Cash, Young & Sexy, Bjork, Eurythmics, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Bob Marley & The Wailers, King Tubby, Quad City DJs, Run DMC, The Evaporators, Jimi Hendrix, Sum 41 & Tenacious D, Rise Against, Metallica, Aretha Franklin, Leonard Cohen, Coil, & Johnny Cash. Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Playlist

  • Stevie Wonder, “What Christmas Means to Me”
  • No Doubt, “Oi To The World”
  • MF DOOM “Naughty or Nutz”
  • Spoon, “Recording ‘Christmas Time (Is Here Again)” (Beatles Cover)
  • TANDM, “Warm Me Up”
  • Hawksley Workman, "Indie Rock Christmas"
  • Charles Spearin, “The Christmas Box”
  • The New Pornographers, “Joseph, Who Understood”
  • Belle and Sebastian, “Winter Wooskie”
  • MF DOOM, “MF Grinch”
  • La Force, “This Christmas” (Donny Hathaway Cover) (Strombo Sessions)
  • Hollerado, “Christmas in Prison” (John Prine Cover) (Strombo Sessions)
  • The Dears, “O Little Town of Bethlehem” (Strombo Sessions)
  • Pearl Jam, “Someday at Christmas”
  • Tori Amos, “Winter”
  • MF DOOM, “Unhappy (Outro)”
  • JEEN, “I Won’t Be Home For Christmas” (Blink-182’ Cover)
  • Broken Social Scene "This House Is On Fire"
  • Moscow Apartment, "Just Like Christmas" (Low Cover)
  • Cold Specks, “Winter Solstice”
  • Suspense Radio Show, “T’was the Night Before Christmas 1953"
  • The Pogues, “Fairytale Of New York ft. . Kirsty MacColl”
  • Spirit of The West and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, “Christmas Eve”
  • Alan Doyle, “I’ll Be There Christmas Eve” (Strombo Session)
  • Yukon Blonde, “Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time” (Paul McCartney &
  • Wings Cover) (Strombo Session)
  • Lido Pimienta, “Noche de Paz” (Strombo Session)
  • K-Mart Christmas Medley
  • Bros, “Sad Christmas”
  • Tami Neilson, “River” (Joni Mitchell Cover)
  • FAOC, “Arab Ladies Sing Christmas Carols Written By Jews
  • Ed The Sock, 'Talking About Hanukkah'
  • Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, “8 Days (of Hanukkah)”
  • Art of Time Ensemble, “I’m Spending Hanukkah In Santa Monica ft. David Wall” (Tom Lehrer Cover)
  • Yo La Tengo, “Eight Candles”
  • K.D. Lang, “Barefoot”
  • Stompin' Tom, “Snowmobile Song”
  • Johnny Cash, “ Snow In His Hair”
  • Catherine MacLellan, “Blue Christmas”
  • K-Mart Christmas Tape
  • Tom Waits, "You Can Never Hold Back Spring"
  • Leif Vollebekk, “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis” (Strombo Session)
  • Cleopatrick, “Christmas of Mud” (Strombo Session)
  • Sharon and Bram, “I'm A Little Latke” (Strombo Session)
  • Sharon and Bram “The Twelve Days of Christmas” (Strombo Session)
  • MF DOOM “Naughty or Nutz”
  • Sloan, “Kids Come Back Again, At Christmas”
  • Courtney Barnett, “Boxing Day Blues (Revisited)”
  • Chilly Gonzales, “Snow Is Falling In Manhattan ft. Jarvis Cocker and Feist”
  • Young and Sexy, “Santa Claus Likes Rich Kids Better”
  • Björk, “Jólakotturinn (Christmas Cat)”
  • Eurythmics, “Winter Wonderland”
  • Lee 'Scratch' Perry 'Merry Christmas, Happy New Year'
  • Bob Marley and The Wailers, “White Christmas”
  • King Tubby, “Winter Dub”
  • Lil Nas X, “Holiday”
  • Tyler, The Creator, “I Am The Grinch ft. Fletcher Jones”
  • K-OS, “Zambony”
  • Big Freedia, “Make It Jingle”
  • Quad City DJs, “What You Want for Christmas”
  • Run DMC, “Christmas in Hollis”
  • MF DOOM, “MF Grinch”
  • The Evaporators, “Who Are You?”
  • Jimi Hendrix, “Little Drummer Boy / Silent Night / Auld Lang Syne (Extended Version)
  • Thunderpussy, “Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home) with Mike McCready”
  • Sum 41 & Tenacious D, “'Things I Want”
  • Rise Against, “Making Christmas”
  • Metallica, “Trapped Under Ice”
  • BadBadNotGood + Choir! Choir! Choir!, “Christmastime Is Here” (Strombo Session)
  • Aretha Franklin, “Blue Holiday”
  • Man Meets Bear, “First Snow”
  • Alexandra Stréliski, “Silent Night (Piano Solo) – Spotify Singles”
  • Tom Waits, “Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis”
  • Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, “Johnny Appleseed”
  • Johnny Cash, “The Man Comes Around”

Strombo Sessions: Franz Ferdinand

This week on the show George revisits a wonderful performance by Franz Ferdinand at his house in Toronto. Plus lots of new music from Midnight Oil, Jeen, Kaya Usher, Spoon, Sate, Wine Lips, Beatrice Deer, Vicki Lovelee, Sweet Alibi, Habibi, Real Estate, Franz Ferdinand,  Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Julie Doiron, Megan Nash & The Best Of Intentions, Anzola, Pick A Piper, Keys N Krates ft. Haviah Mighty, Orion Sun, KTheChosen, K-os, Heiress, & Land Of Talk. Many classic tracks this week as well, including Stars, Arcade Fire, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, Sonic Youth, Smashing Pumpkins, Bruce Cockburn, Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Johnny Cash & June Carter, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood, Erykah Badu, Outkast, Metallica, Lee Aaron, & Yo La Tengo. We love music!

 

Playlist

  • Gladys Knight and The Pips, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”
  • U2, “Mysterious Ways”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Midnight Oil, “Rising Seas”
  • Jeen, “Maybe I’ll Be Gone”
  • Kaya Usher, “Heart Clicks”
  • Charles Spearin, "Unsolicited Advice"
  • Stars, “Your Ex-Lover is Dead”
  • Arcade Fire, “Rebellion (Lies)”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Spoon, “The Hardest Cut”
  • Sate, "Dirty Little Lie”
  • Wine Lips, “Tension”
  • Terra Lightfoot “It’s Over Now”
  • Jackson Browne, “Running on Empty”
  • Joni Mitchell, “Talk to Me”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Beatrice Deer, "HISTORY"
  • Vicki Lovelee, “Shadow”
  • Sweet Alibi, “Slow Down”
  • Dry Cleaning, “Unsmart Lady”
  • Sonic Youth, “Little Trouble Girl”
  • Smashing Pumpkins, “1979”
  • Habibi, “Somewhere They Cant Find Us”
  • Real Estate, “Days” (Television Cover)
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Billy Goodbye”
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Walk Away” (Strombo Session)
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Glimpse Of Love” (Strombo Session)
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Passionfruit (Drake Cover)” (Strombo Session)
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Take Me Out” (Strombo Session)
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Feel The Love Go” (Strombo Session)
  • Franz Ferdinand, “Ulysses” (Strombo Session)
  • Bruce Cockburn, “I Wondering Where The Lions Are”
  • Tom Waits, "Jersey Girl"
  • Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, “Never Be Enough Time”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, “Don’t Bother Me”
  • Julie Doiron, “Darkness To Light”
  • Megan Nash & The Best Of Intentions, “Coffee”
  • Allison Russell, “Nightflyer”
  • Johnny Cash and June Carter, “Jackson”
  • Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood, “Some Velvet Morning”
  • Anzola, “Cinco Bets”
  • Pick A Piper, “Keep Your Head Up”
  • Keys N Krates, “Pull Up ft. Haviah Mighty”
  • Janette King, “You Don't Love Me”
  • Erykah Badu, “Bag Lady”
  • Outkast, “Slum Beautiful ft. Cee-Lo Green”
  • Orion Sun, “Concrete”
  • KTheChosen, “Food For Thought”
  • K-os, “Hot Boy ft. Kage E”
  • Backxwash, “I Lie Here Buried With My Rings And My Dresses ft. Ada Rook”
  • Metallica, “For Whom The Bell Tolls”
  • Lee Aaron, “Metal Queen”
  • Heiress, “All Ends”
  • Land Of Talk, “Calming Night Partner”
  • Glenn-Copeland, “Durocher”
  • Yo La Tengo, “Damage”
  • Alexis Weissenberg, “Clair de lune”

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.

Playlist

  • Aretha Franklin, “Sister from Texas”
  • David Bowie, “Let’s Dance”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Billy Talent, “End Of Me ft. Rivers Cuomo”
  • JEEN, “Maybe I’ll Be Gone”
  • SATE "Howler"
  • Cleopatrick, “Victoria Park”
  • Soundgarden, “Rusty Cage”
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Breaking the Girl”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Pup, “Holier Than Thou”
  • Alessia Cara & The Warning, "Enter Sandman"
  • Kamasi Washington, “My Friend of Misery”
  • This Is The Kit, “Coming To Get You Nowhere”
  • Broken Social Scene, “I’m Still Your Fag”
  • Dresden Dolls, “Girl Anachronism”
  • Amanda Palmer, “Drowning in The Sound”
  • Amanda Palmer, “Oasis (Strombo Session)
  • Amanda Palmer, “Voicemail For Jill” (Strombo Session)
  • Amanda Palmer, “Death Thing” (Strombo Session)
  • Fiona Apple, “Fast As You Can”
  • Handsome Boy Modeling School, “The Truth ft Roisin & J-Live”
  • Tom Waits, “Small Change”
  • Lady Blackbird, “Beware The Stranger”
  • Kay Young, “I've Got You Ft. JNR Williams
  • New Age Doom and Lee “Scratch” Perry, “Holy Dub”
  • Daniel Lanois, “Power”
  • The Parachute Club, “Boys Club”
  • Diana Ross, “I’m Coming Out”
  • Hard Feelings, “Dangerous”
  • Caribou, “You Can Do It”
  • SUUNS, “The Trilogy”
  • Fly Pan Am, “Distance Dealer”
  • Bowery Electric, “Fear of Flying”
  • My Bloody Valentine, “When You Sleep”
  • Josh Gardner, “Norm Macdonald's Bat Song”
  • Ozzy Osbourne, “Hellraiser”
  • Hole, “Teenage Whore”
  • Bad Waitress, “Delusions of Grandeur”
  • The Troops of Doom, “Introduction - The Absence of Light”
  • The Troops of Doom, “Act I - The Devil's Tail”
  • Tunic, “Apprehension”
  • Vagina Witchcraft, “Pyro”
  • The Squires, “The Sultan”
  • Ian and Sylvia, “Every Night When The Sun Goes Down”
  • John Fahey, “Sunflower River Blues”
  • Le Ren, “I Already Love You”
  • Vashti Bunyan, “Across the Water”
  • Rose Bolton, “Starless Night”
  • Jean-Michel Blais, “Murmures”

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.

Playlist

  • Etta James, “Tighten Up Your Own Thing”
  • Fiona Apple, “Criminal”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Adrian Sutherland, "Paranoia"
  • Charlotte Cornfield, “Partner in Crime”
  • Big Thief, “Certainty”
  • Ani DiFranco, “Play God”
  • D'Angelo, “Chicken Grease”
  • PJ Harvey, “This Mess We're In ft. Thom Yorke”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance
  • Bad Waitress, “Rabbit Hole”
  • Bad Waitress, “Yeah Yeah Yeah”
  • Bad Waitress, “Lacerate”
  • Forth Wanderers, “Company”
  • L7, “Pretend We're Dead”
  • Nirvana “In Bloom”
  • Tricky Woo, “Easy”
  • Radiohead, "If You Say The Word”
  • DJ Shadow, “Building Steam With A Grain Of Salt”
  • Stereolab, “Metronomic Underground”
  • Beck, “The New Pollution”
  • DJ Shadow, “Midnight In A Perfect World”
  • Mary Gauthier, "Bullet Holes in the Sky”
  • Mary Gauthier, “I Drink”
  • Mary Gauthier, “Down by The River” (Neil Young Cover)”
  • Mary Gauthier “Mercy Now”
  • Woody Guthrie, “This Land is Your Land”
  • Tom Waits, “Burma Shave“
  • Morphine, “Candy”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Andy Shauf, “Spanish On The Beach”
  • Hannah Georgas, “Change (Acoustic)”
  • Megan Nash, “Chew Quietly - Clean Slate”
  • Neko Case, “Be And Bring Me Home”
  • Malvina Reynolds, “Rosie Jane”
  • Joni Mitchell, “Edith and the Kingpin”
  • Katie Tupper, “Live Inside”
  • Park Hye Jin, “I Need You”
  • Often, “Deep Sleep”
  • Queen Latifah, “Just Another Day”
  • Digable Planets, “La Femme Fetal”
  • Haviah Mighty, “Tesla”
  • Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”
  • Machinedrum - 'Stone Age (feat. Deniro Farrar)'
  • Cadence Weapon, “Black Hand”
  • Jay Z, “Izzo (H.O.V.A)”
  • J Dilla, “Think Twice”
  • Starless, “Pendulum”
  • Tunic, “Apprehension”
  • Amazing Grave, “Dog Chained to Dog”
  • The Microphones, “The Glow, Pt. 2”
  • Damon Albarn, “Particles”
  • Amanda Palmer, “Voicemail for Jill”
  • Arvo Pärt, “Für Alina”

Best of the Strombo Show: 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.

Playlist

  • Johnnie Taylor, “It's September”
  • System of a Down, “Chop Suey!”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Sate "Howler"
  • Bad Waitress, “Rabbit Hole”
  • Danko Jones, “Start the Show”
  • Partner, “Personal Weekend”
  • Chuck Berry, “School Day (Ring Ring Goes The Bell)”
  • Koko Taylor, “Wang Dang Doodle”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Rina Sawayama, “Enter Sandman”
  • St. Vincent, “Sad But True”
  • Phoebe Bridgers, “Nothing Else Matters”
  • The Darkness, “Rock and Roll Deserves to Die”
  • Queen, “Stone Cold Crazy”
  • Supertramp, “School”
  • Glassreel, “Love So Hollow”
  • Ada Lea, “Partner”
  • Charlotte Cornfield, “Headlines”
  • Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, “Break Up”
  • Kate Bush, “Running Up That Hill (Deal with God) - Extended 12" Version”
  • The Clash, "Three Card Trick"
  • Lee Perry & The Upsetters, “Black Panta”
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry, “Dreadlocks in Moonlight”
  • Otis Redding, “You Send Me”
  • Bob Marley and the Wailers, “Soul Rebel”
  • Bob Marley, “Sun Is Shining (Dub Version)
  • Lee “Scratch” Perry, “Mr. Brown In Town”
  • Tom Waits, “Blue Valentine”
  • Teagan Johnston, “”Holy, Not Ready To Hide”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Anthony OKS, “Clearly Now”
  • Shad, “Body (No Reason)”
  • Snotty Nose Rez Kids, “Wild Boy ft. Polo Brian”
  • David Strickland, “Messenger ft. Erick Sermon”
  • 81355, “Capstone”
  • Outkast, “ATLiens”
  • The Fugees, “Killing Me Softly With His Song”
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Hush, “Story of Gold”
  • Arlo Parks, “Too Good (Unknown Mortal Orchestra Remix)”
  • Public Service Broadcasting, “People, Let's Dance ft. EERA”
  • Repair, “Breaking Patterns”
  • New Order, “Bizarre Love Triangle”
  • Skinny Puppy, “Dig It”
  • Amazing Grave, “Dog Chained to Dog”
  • Scene Queen, “Pretty in Pink”
  • Creeping Death, “The Edge of Existence”
  • Capra, “Samuraiah Carey”
  • Deftones, “Back to School (Mini Maggit)”
  • Sonic Youth, “Nevermind (What Was It Anyway)”
  • Kevin Hearn, “Voss”
  • Angel Olsen, “Alive and Dying (Waving, Smiling)”
  • Nina Simone, “One September Day”
  • Jason Sharp, “Blossoming Rest”
  • Colleen, “Floating In The Clearest Night”

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!

Playlist

  • Sly & The Family Stone, “Hot Fun in the Summertime”
  • The Parachute Club, “Rise Up”
  • U2, “Magnificent”
  • Weezer, “Enter Sandman”
  • Danko Jones, “I Want Out”
  • Grace Vonderkuhn, "Put It on Me"
  • Cleopatrick, “Family Van”
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs, “Date with the Night”
  • The White Stripes, "The Hardest Button to Button"
  • The Clash, “The Magnificent Dance”
  • Martha Wainwright, “Hole in my Heart”
  • Ada Lea, “Damn”
  • Hand Habits, “Aquamarine”
  • This is the Kit, “Coming to get you Nowhere”
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie, “Not The Lovin Kind”
  • Jimmy Cliff, “Many Rivers to Cross”
  • Casual Fridays, “Sure Thing”
  • Lollipop, “Don't Go”
  • Sender, “See You There”
  • Debra-Jean Creelman, “Faith is Easy ft. Molly Guldemond”
  • PJ Harvey, “Man-Size Sextet”
  • Nirvana, “Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle”
  • The Tragically Hip, "Courage (For Hugh MacLennan)"
  • Dirty Nil, “No Threat”
  • Etiquette, “Escape is at Hand”
  • The Trews, “Family Band”
  • Daniel Romano, “Something On”
  • Cowboy Junkies, “ Little Bones”
  • Skydiggers, “The Depression Suite, Part One The Rock”
  • The Pack A.D., “Gus The Polar Bear From Central Park”
  • SATE, “New Orleans Is Sinking”
  • Amos The Transparent, “Gift Shop”
  • Kasador, “So Hard Done By”
  • Blue Rodeo, “Bobcaygeon”
  • Tom Waits, “Carnival”
  • Tom Waits, “The Black Rider”
  • Mr. Hageman, “Wine In The Litter”
  • Charlotte Cornfield, “Headlines”
  • Motorists, "Vainglorious"
  • Fleece, “Bodies Lie”
  • Dana Sipos, “Skinny Legs”
  • Nick Drake, “Poor Boy”
  • Staple Singers, “I'll Take You There”
  • TSHA, “Power”
  • Prince, “Hot Summer”
  • Tush, “Wavy Baby”
  • IAMTHELIVING and Teon Gibbs, “Where Do We Go From Here”
  • Stevie Wonder, “Superstition”
  • Chaka Khan, “I Feel for You”
  • Nas, “Rare”
  • Haviah Mighty, “Avocado”
  • Cartel Madras, “Fear and Loathing”
  • Princess Nokia, “Tomboy”
  • Lil' Kim, “Big Momma Thang ft. JAY-Z and Lil' Cease”
  • Rage Against The Machine, “People of the Sun”
  • Metz, “Pulse (Live)”
  • Bad Waitress, “Delusions Of Grandeur”
  • Drinking Boys and Girls Choir, “Secret Revenge”
  • Dumb, “Pizza Slice”
  • D.O.A. & Jello Biafra, “That's Progress”
  • No Means No, “Rags and Bones”
  • Jason Sharp, “Everything Is Waiting For You”
  • Paper Beat Scissors, “Formas”
  • Adrianne lenker, “Two Reverse”
  • Audrey Hepburn, “Moon River”
  • Musk Ox, “Memoriam”