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.
Best of the Strombo Show: Mac DeMarco
This week George features exclusive premieres from Amai Kuda et Les Bois, Cat Clyde and Jeremie Albino, & Gay Hollywood. Lots of new music too, including: Garbage, Mattiel, Charlotte Cardin, JEEN, Kristian North, Vanessa Carlton, Mother Mother, Charles Spearin, Dana Sipos, Debra-Jean Creelman, Janette King, Justine Tyrell, Wake Island, Szaio, The Descendents, Mannequin Pussy, Nap Eyes, Nicholas Krgovich & Angel Olsen. Plus tons of classics from Frankie Beverly & The Butlers, Limblifter, Hayden, Love, Outkast, Weeping Tile, Amy Winehouse, Arlo Guthrie, Lou Reed, Billie Holiday, Skinny Puppy, Depeche Mode, Bob Dylan, Moneen, & Lonnie Johnson to name a few. We also revisit a fun live performance at George’s crib from the very talented & very hungover, Mac DeMarco. We Love Music.
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.
Best of the Strombo Show: Fred Penner, Electric Looking Glass + Peace Flag Ensemble
This week George spins exclusive premieres from Electric Looking Glass & Peace Flag Ensemble. New music from Paul McCartney & Beck, St. Vincent, Prince, Tirzah, Liz Phair, Palberta, Art Bergmann, Tara Williamson, Shad, 81355, Arlo Maverick, & Capra to name a few. Plus lots of classics including Jimi Hendrix, The Strokes, Gang Starr, The Mynah Birds, Joni Mitchell, & more. We also double down on Tom Waits this week, celebrate monumental anniversaries from Rage Against The Machine & Temple Of The Dog, pay tribute to the late-great DMX, & re-visit Strombo’s heartwarming conversation with the legendary Mr. Fred Penner! We Love Music.
Best of the Strombo Show: 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!
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: 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: 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: 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: 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.