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    Packed The Crowd!

    Thursday, August 7, 2014

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    I Don’t Get Dropped…

    Saturday, August 2, 2014

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    Special Delivery!

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Wuddduupp friends? Hope all is well with yall because we’ve been sweating over here. Haven’t been on air with you guys since ‘Nam but we are back like…

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    Five Alarm Funk ‘Abandon Earth’ Review

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

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    Scene Music Festival 2014

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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    Sochi Olympics Results

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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    But It’s Where I Lay Up!

    Monday, June 23, 2014

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    Restoring The Feeling!

    Thursday, June 12, 2014

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    Pacifika ‘Amor Planeta’ Review

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Radio Laurier Charts- Feb. 11th, 2014

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Bolded and Italics = Local
1) Coeur De Pirate Trauma Dare To Care
2) Bruce Springsteen High Hopes Columbia
3) The Strumbellas We Still Move on Dance Floors Six Shooter
4) Arcade Fire Reflektor Merge
5) Isi Ingles Thought You Should Know Self Released
6) The Pack A.D. Do Not Engage Nettwerk
7) High On Fire Spitting Fire Live eOne
8) Haunter Rivers and Rust Disintegration
9) The Civil Wars The Civil Wars Sony
10) Superchunk I Hate Music Merge
11) Wilson Full Blast Fuckery New Damage
12) Twin Forks Twin Forks EP Dine Alone
13) Yes We Mystic Floods and Fires Head in the Sand
14) Hunger Hush Regards Self Released
15) Arctic Monkeys AM Domino
16) Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Actions Domino
17) Dinosaur Bones Shaky Dream Dine Alone
18) Rebekah Bell To Watch Over Me Self Released
19) St Lucia When The Night Sony
20) Shad Flying Colours Black Box
21) The Ault Sisters Timeless Double Dragon
22) Creepshow Life After Death Stomp
23) That Awful Rhythm Idle No More Self Released
24) King Khan & The Shrines Idle No More Merge
25) Lucius Widewoman Dine Alone
26) Los Campesinos! No Blues Wichita
27) Haim Days Are Gone Sony
28) Various Artists Music From Drinking Buddies Jagjaguwar
29) PUP P.U.P. Royal Mountain
30) The Flatliners Dead Language New Damage
Loud
1) High On Fire Spitting Fire Live eOne
2) Wilson Full Blast Fuckery New Damage
3) Creepshow Life After Death Stomp
4) PUP P.U.P. Royal Mountain
5) The Flatliners Dead Language New Damage
6) Chimaira Crown of Phantoms eOne
7) Beg For Mercy Beg For Mercy Self Released
8) Cunter Twentyseven New Damage
9) Yuca Rebuilding the Fallen Empire Rising Empire
10) The BCASA Fuck You Shredder Stomp
 
Hip Hop
1) Shad Flying Colours Black Box
2) Juicy J Stay Trippy Columbia
3) R Kelly Black Panties RCA
4) Kid Ink My Own Lane RCA
5) Diemens Genesis Self Released
6) L.E.S. The Genesis Un/Affiliated
7) A$AP Ferg Trap Lord RCA
8) J Cole Born Sinner Columbia
9) Earl Sweatshirt Doris Columbia
10) Madchild  Lawn Mower Man Suburban Noize
Folk/Blues/Roots
1) Coeur De Pirate Trauma Dare To Care
2) The Strumbellas We Still Move on Dance Floors Six Shooter
3) The Civil Wars The Civil Wars Sony
4) Blackie and the Road Kings South File Under: Music
5) Joe Nolan Tornado Six Shooter
6) Lindi Ortega Tin Star Last Gang
7) Rory Block Avalon – A Tribute to Mississippi John Hunt Stony Plain
8) Tim Moxam Blue Sun Nevado
9) Mike Zito & The Wheel Gone To Texas Ruf Records
10) The Gertrudes Neighborhood Self Released
Electronic
1) Krewella Get Wet Columbia
2) Sexy Mathematics Electronics Self Released
3) MP3G Circus EP Self Released
4) Moby Innocents Arts & Crafts
5) CFCF Music For Objects Paper Bag
6) CFCF Outside Paper Bag
7) MGMT MGMT (The Optimizer Deluxe Edition) Columbia
8) Jon Hopkins Immunity Domino Records
9) Bear Mountain XO Last Gang
10) Austra Olympia Paper Bag
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Radio Laurier Charts- Feb. 25th, 2014

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TOP 30

TW LW Artist Title Label
1 4 Arcade Fire CanCon Reflektor Merge
2 2 Coeur De Pirate CanCon Trauma Dare To Care
3 1 The Strumbellas CanCon We Still Move On Dance Floors Six Shooter
4 3 Bruce Springsteen High Hopes Columbia
5 7 Isi Ingles CanCon Though You Should Know Self-Released
6 5 Haunter CanCon Rivers & Rust Disintegration
7 12 Franz Ferdinand  Right Thoughts Right Words Right Action Domino
8 16 St. Lucia When The Night Columbia
9 8 Haim  Days Are Gone Columbia
10 6 Arctic Monkeys AM Domino
11 10 Twin Forks Twin Forks Dine Alone
12 9 Hunger Hush CanCon Regards Self-Released
13 19 Superchunk  I Hate Music Merge
14 30 Yes We Mystic CanCon Floods and Fires Head In The Sand
15 re The Skinny CanCon Presents The Skinny Pill Stomp
16 15 Dinosaur Bones CanCon Shaky Dream Dine Alone
17 24 Jimmy Eat World Damage Dine Alone
18 re Lucius Wildewoman Dine Alone
19 re That Awful Rhythm CanCon As Long as You Abide and Obey Self-Released
20 11 The Pack A.D. CanCon Do Not Engage Nettwerk
21 14 Sleepy Sun  Maui Tears Dine Alone
22 21 Various Music from Drinking Buddies Jagjaguwar
23 23 Papermaps CanCon Darker Lights Sparks
24 25 King Khan And The Shrines CanCon Idle No More Merge
25 Fur Trade CanCon Don’t Get Heavy Last Gang
26 17 Best Coast  Fade Away Jewel City
27 22 Kodaline In A Perfect World Sony
28 13 The Civil Wars  The Civil Wars Sensibility
29 re Paul McCartney  New Concord
30 18 Blood Orange  Cupid Deluxe Domino

Hip Hop

TW LW Artist Title Label
1 2 Kid Ink  My Own Lane RCA
2 5 Diemens CanCon Genesis Self-Released
3 3 R. Kelly Black Panties RCA
4 4 Juicy J Stay Trippy Columbia
5 1 Shad CanCon Flying Colours Black Box
6 6 L.E.S. CanCon The Genesis Self-Released
7 8 A$AP Ferg Trap Lord Sony
8 7 J.Cole Born Sinner Sony
9 9 Earl Sweatshirt  Doris Columbia
10 10 Madchild CanCon Lawn Mower Man Suburban Noize

Loud

TW LW Artist Title Label
1 3 High On Fire  Spitting Fire Volumes 1 and 2 eOne Music (E1)
2 4 PUP CanCon PUP Royal Mountain
3 2 The Flatliners CanCon Dead Language New Damage
4 9 Wilson Full Blast Fuckery New Damage
5 1 The Creepshow CanCon Life After Death Stomp
6 6 Yuca CanCon Rebuilding the Fallen Empire Rising Empire
7 Beg for Mercy CanCon Beg for Mercy Self-Released
8 7 Cunter CanCon 27 New Damage
9 5 Chimaira Band Website Crown of Phantoms Century Media
10 8 The BCASA CanCon Fuck You Shredder Stomp

Folk/Roots/Blues

TW LW Artist Title Label
1 1 The Strumbellas CanCon We Still Move On Dance Floors Six Shooter
2 2 Coeur De Pirate CanCon Trauma Dare To Care
3 3 The Civil Wars  The Civil Wars Sensibility
4 6 Lindi Ortega CanCon Tin Star Last Gang
5 Janice Lee and the Free RadicalsCanCon Drown the Earth Self-Released
6 4 Cass McCombs  Big Wheel And Others Domino
7 9 Blackie And The Rodeo Kings CanCon South File Under: Music (FU:M)
8 Tim Moxam CanCon Tim Moxam Nevado
9 8 Joe Nolan CanCon Tornado Six Shooter
10 Eric Bibb Jericho Road Stony Plain

Album Reviews

Abandon Earth

Five Alarm Funk ‘Abandon Earth’ Review

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Review by Cal Koat, worldbeatcanada.com Not coming soon to a theatre near you! Five Alarm Funk create the soundtrack to a summer blockbuster you’ll only ever see in your…

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Pacifika ‘Amor Planeta’ Review

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Review by Cal Koat Earth; it’s our most favorite planet to live on in the entire universe (so far). But, with 7 billion bodies, life here can get…

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Ibibio Sound Machine Review

Monday, March 24, 2014

If I hear one more Y-Gen with a scruffy beard and an acoustic guitar warbling an earnest lament like some kind of latter day Woody Guthrie I’m going…

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Ilan Bluestone ‘Big Ben EP’ Review

Monday, March 24, 2014

Ilan Bluestone just might be my new favorite producer. With his newest release on “Above & Beyonds” mega Label “Anjunabeats” the “Big Ben” EP is sure to do…