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    & That’s A Rap!

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Wuddduupp friends?! Done exams? Us neither. We know that you’re excited for zammers to end and summer to commence but before your break out the camo shorts, hold…

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    Where Monsters Dwell – Aired April 9th

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Where Monsters Dwell, we’re going to be talking to our Senior Marvel Cinematic Universe Correspondent, Brent O’Hara, about Captain America: The Winter Soldier and what it’s shattering conclusion means for the…

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    Where Monsters Dwell – Aired April 2nd

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Where Monsters Dwell, we’re going to be talking to Jason Aaron. Jason is a writer whom you may know fro his run on Marvel’s Thor: God of Thunder,…

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    Hit The Big Wide Strum – Preview Airing Ap...

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    artist * album * song carolina road * back to my roots * sing a bluegrass song laurie lewis * one evening in may * one sweet hello…

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    Hit The Big Wide Strum – Tracklist Aired A...

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    artist * album * song carolina road * back to my roots * sing a bluegrass song prairie flyer * just an old dog * tecumseh valley diana…

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    Kreative Kontrol – Preview Airing April 20th

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    The Jesus Lizard Week celebrating the release of BOOK continues with drummer Mac McNeilly. Here, Mac and I discuss some background on how BOOK came together, how it taught him more about his…

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    WINGS – Preview Airing May 4th

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Major Hindu Goddesses Description: On the consolidation of Indian village goddesses into major Hindu goddesses. Music, history, names, symbols, and character of India’s major goddesses today. Host(s): Indu Ramesh Featured…

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    WINGS – Preview Airing April 27th

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Hindu Village Goddesses Description: Four women present stories and songs about these ancient female deities and how they are worshipped today. Part 1 is mainly on village goddesses. Next…

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    Worldbeat Canada – Preview Airing April 20th

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    Tracklist: Bossacucanova – Balanca Ibibio Sound Machine – Uwe The Peacock Eccodek – Village In Me KoboTown – Joe The Paranoiac Jaro Milko & Balcubanics – El Topo…

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    Terra Informa Preview Airing April 21st

    Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    Program Title: Terra Informa – Stone-Coaled Milk Description: On this week’s show, we’ll bring you an update on the Obed Mountain Mine release, music from Iceland’s underground rock star (not…

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Radio Laurier Charts- Feb. 11th, 2014

Bolded = Canadian
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

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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 “Anjuna Beats” the “Big Ben” EP is sure to…

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Skrillex ‘Recess’ Album Review

Friday, March 21, 2014

Being a profound, overly-obsessive EDM rave-loving dance music fan, this album is undoubtedly the most anticipated album I have ever came across since starting to listen to dance…

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Avicii by Avicii – The True Remix Album

Friday, March 21, 2014

Avicii by Avicii. It says it all, the inspirational self made artist is back with another smash hit album with a twist. The album is ‘The True Remix…