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Designer turned rockstar MIKE KROL joins us to talk about buying fans, his signature sandwich, and his embarrassing ska past! We play a set of his killer pop songs, including a rare tape release! 

Plus a set of songs from bands played ARBORETUM FEST this weekend! 

Hear tunes from Mike Krol, Steve Adamyk Band, Sonic Avenues, Male Nurse, New Swears, Boyhood, Roberta Bondar, Mass, and Hunters!


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Originally aired: August 13 2013.


This week, Emmanuel interviews Ottawa’s AVERAGE TIMES! They tell  us about Shitty Dad wine, working at Shmal-Mart, and their upcoming tape on BRUISED TONGUE!

Plus a set of classic Ottawa tracks from GOING GAGA records, some lost classics from the 80s, and new weird sounds as usual!

Hear tunes from Average Times, Savage Crimes, Uranium Comeback, Fucking Machines, Million Dollar Marxists, Diane, Pop Crimes, Gas Rag, Bad Sports, Elton Motello, The Sound, Hüsker Dü, The Figs, Crystal Swells, and Cheap Time! 

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Originally aired: August 5 2013.


Caylie of the great BOYHOOD joins us in studio to talk about barfing on the highway, haunted rock shows, and her number-one-fan, Constantine! 

We play our favorite EARTHQUAKE songs to celebrate Ottawa’s recent earthquake! 

Plus tunes from Francois Hardy, Earth Quake, Little Girls, The Skunks, Anasazi, Coliseum, Mikal Cronin, and Slam Dunk!

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Originally aired: May 19 201


In honour of the 8th Ottawa Community Record Show, Emmanuel and Travis dug through their records to spin nothin’ but Ottawa gems, lost classics, and plain trash on vinyl!

Hear tunes from Uranus, Shotmaker, Sick Fits, Outdoor Miners, Women, Jonathan Richman, Honest Injun, Trapt, Yeah Yeah Noh, Walking Cliché, The Membranes, Krang, Holy Cobras, and more!

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Originally aired: April 9 2013


Emmanuel and Travis talk to Chris Mason of Dirt Cult records about punks in Los Cruces, New Mexico. Chris reveals how his mom feels about the new Misfits (it’s not good). 

Hear tracks from Chris’ band Low Culture. Plus, tracks from The Sediment Club, Alex Calder, Fuzz, Open Channels, Chloroform, Rational Animals, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, Total Crush, and a Valley Boys song that might BLOW TRAVIS’ MIND.

Originally aired: Jan 21 2013