The New Pornographers: Kathryn Calder

When the New Pornographers take the stage at Mass MoCA on Nov. 14,they’ll bring more than their dynamic sound. They’re also bringing a family story. Gathered two decades ago from prominent members of the Vancouvermusic scene by singer/guitarist Carl Newman, who had made a name for himself in the indie rock bands Superconductor and Zumpano, [...]

Musical Thingarium 09.19.19

More sounds of 2019 1 Jeanines - No Home 2 Belle and Sebastian - Get Me Out of Here I’m Dying 3 Mr Gallini - Sunny Days 4 The Anderson Council - Mrs. Kirkby’s Refrigerator 5 The Stroppies - First Time Favourites 6 The Galileo 7 - Let Go 7 Beirut - Landslide 8 Holiday [...]

Musical Thingarium 08.22.19

A decorative array of sounds. 1 Paul and Storm - If They Might Be Giants Were the Ice Cream Man 2 The Paranoid Style - A Goddamn Impossible Way of Live 3 rogov - She’s a Tangerine 4 Julie Delpy and Nouvelle Vague - Lalala 5 Maude Audet - Nos levres retournees 6 New Pornographers [...]

Musical Thingarium 06.06.19

Booze, booze, booze 1 Bonzo Dog Band - Give Booze A Chance 2 Slim Gaillard - Baked Beans and a Bottle of Beer 3 Ernest Tubb - Pass the Booze 4 Louis Jordan - What’s the Use of Getting Sober? 5 The Inmates - Local Town Drunk 6 The Lucksmiths - Beer Nut 7 The [...]

Musical Thingarium 04.04.19

Something akin to power pop 1 Elf Power - The Great Society 2 The Records - Teenarama 3 Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Total Meltdown 4 The Dbs - Dynamite 5 The Field Mice -  You’re Kidding Aren’t You 6 The Flatmates - My Empty Head 7 This Poison - The Great Divide [...]

Musical Thingarium 08.17.17

Reclaiming 2017 from the forces of darkness! 1 Ballygunge by The Bombay Royale 2 To Know Your Mission by Jens Lekman 3 Night Song by The Lemon Twigs 4 69: Judy Garland by The Magnetic Fields 5 Streets and Stories by Part-Time Friends 6 Squeak N Squawk by The Primitives 7 Just Like That by Girl Ray 8 90210 by Dent May 9 If You Ain’t Mine by Coco Hames 10 Never Ever by Caro Emerald 11 Edith Piaf (Said It Better Than Me) by Sparks 12 Being Special by Sophia [...]

Musical Thingarium 04.13.17

New music, vinyl, crazy instrumentals, and more weirdness!   1 I Am A Camera 12 inch mix by The Buggles 2 Long Time Coming by Coco Hames 3 Reflectors by Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble 4 Silent Movie Susie by The Big Moon 5 Grifting by Timber Timbre 6 Man Done Wrong by Valerie June 7 [...]

Bonus Radio: This But Not This 09.08.16

1 One Step Beyond by Prince Buster 2 Friday Night At The Drive In Bingo by Jens Lekman 3 Overall by Hello Saferide 4 Lucy by I’m From Barcelona 5 We Are Kids by Lacrosse 6 Mr Apples by Madness 7 No Man No Right by Sonic Boom Six 8 Shot In The Dark by [...]

Bonus Radio: This But Not This 7.19.16

1 El Primero Del Gang by Mexrissey 2 Last Disaster by Night School 3 Bake A Cake by Hey Geronimo 4 Slow Descent Into Alcoholism by New Pornographers 5 Googoo by Bosco Rogers 6 Joey by Agua Roja 7 Door by Nice As Fuck 8 Settle Down by Twin River 9 Bionic Man by Computer [...]