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”