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As an Australian I would never think moving to Vancouver would allow me to meet one of the most iconic Australian musicians in the business let alone get the chance to interview him.  I have been working at Roundhouse Radio...

Punk Is Not Dead

It's not every day you get to sit down with someone from one of the most enduring bands of all time. They are cited as one of the very first bands to define punk rock music. I was meant to...
Music, music and more music. The whole week. Just the way I like it! Joel Plaskett is a Juno award winner and someone I’ve listened to since the 90’s. Bill Plaskett is his dad, and together, they recorded an...

Savage To The End

Variety really is the spice of life… and radio. What a week! We packed the studio with Countermeasure, a 14 person A capella group. Their latest album is called made to Measure and seeing and hearing them live was...

Shapes And Sounds

Despite me feeling like a bag of excrement, it was a great week (for guests) on Live from Railtown. Fingers crossed our guest, Warren Dean Flandez, brings home some hardware from the JUNOS this April. His latest album has...
I don’t know the origin of the term, “jam-packed”, but I know this week was. Jonathan Roy is not only the son of famed NHL goalie, Patrick Roy, he’s also a gifted singer/songwriter and, according to the ladies at...

You Know Who’s Great?

You know who’s great? Well… lots of people, but I’m referring specifically to TONYE. She was one of the first performers to play the lobby stage over a year ago, she hosts Live from Guilt and Company on RHR...
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A Loveless Week!

Documentaries are pretty much the greatest kind of movies. Writer/director Douglas Tirola spoke to us about his latest flick, Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The story of the National Lampoon. It’s a great watch, and talking to him about the...
European Gypsy guitar, Juno award winning Canadian pop/rock, and three amazing independent Vancouver acts. I’d say it was a damn fine week on LFR. I’ve played guitar for 25 years(!) but watching Lulo Reinhardt and Chrystian Dozza effortlessly and...

A Spectrum Of Sound

One of the reasons why I love my job is the talent that comes through the door each week. The music scene in Canada is alive and well whether its local or international acts. Take a look at some of...

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