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Show 937: Borderlines Playlist, March 22, 2020

Danny Barnes – Life in the Country, Dirt on the Angel

Jesse Winchester – Neither Here Nor There, A Reasonable Amount of Trouble

Zachary Lucky – Salty Air, The Ballad of Losing You

Dave Alvin – Kern River, Tulare Dust – A Songwriters’ Tribute to Merle Haggard

The Dead South – Boots, Illusion and Doubt

Bracken Hale – I’m Never Far Away, Lost Gold

Brian Hall & Carters Ghost – Sailors Water, When Maggie Turns to Fly

Steve Ketchen & The Kensington Hillbillys – The Country Road, The Graffitis Matinee

Butch Hancock with Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Down By the Banks of the Guadalupe, Two Roads – Live in Australia

Tom Wilson – Frankie, Coal Dust Grins

Wayne Hancock – Going Back to Texas, Wild, Free & Reckless

Rosie Flores & Ray Campi – This Song is Just For You, A Little Bit of Heartache

Tim Williams – On the banks of the Old Pontchartrain, Sorrow Bound – Hank Williams Re-examined

Chris Wall – Turns to Tears, Tainted Angel

The Tractors – Setting the Woods on Fire, The Tractors

Justin Trevino – It’s the Last Time I’ll Ever Cheat on You, Sings Johnny Bush

Kacy & Clayton – All I Wanna Do, Got It Covered – Saskatchwan Musicians Cover Each Other’s Music

Lori Yates – Rebel Angel, Breaking Point

Jason Eady & Courtney Patton – Cry Pretty, Something Together

Colter Wall – Wild Dogs, Songs of the Plains

Greg Trooper – 22 Miles to Bristol, Live at Pine Hill Farm

Brennen Leigh & Noel McKay – Yesterday’s Oatmeal, Dreamer: A Tribute to Kent Finlay

Joe Ely – The Highway Is My Home, Satisfied At Last

Washboard Hank – You’re Not Here, Human Beans

Eric Westbury – Stupid Answers to Stupid Questions, Atomic Wilderness

Buck Owens – When I Hold You, The Essential Buck Owens

Rod Picott – Too Much Rain, Tell the Truth & Shame the Devil

The Flying Burrito Brothers – Wild Horses, Farther Along

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CJTR Weekly Top 30 (Mar 17, 2020)

Caribou, Andy Shauf, Grimes, and Ellen Froese continue to hold down the tops spots this week with a surge of new female talent entering the chart for the first time with U.S. Girls, iskwe, KINLEY, Sass Jordan, and Austra busting into the top 30.

1 Caribou – Suddenly – Merge *
2 Andy Shauf – Neon Skyline – Arts & Crafts +
3 Grimes – Miss Anthropocene – Crystal Math *
4 Ellen Froese – Fightin’ Words – Self-Released +
5 Destroyer – Have We Met – Merge *
6 U.S. Girls – Heavy Light – 4AD *
7 Mill Street Blues Band – Blues Dream – Self-Released +
8 Sarah Harmer – Are You Gone – Arts & Crafts *
9 Natural Sympathies – Porous – Grey Records +
10 KINLEY – KINLEY – Self-Released *
11 Cindy Lee – What’s Tonight to Eternity? – W.25th
12 Corb Lund – Cover Your Tracks – Warner *
13 Laska – In the Shade – Self-Released +
14 Holy F*** – Deleter – Last Gang *
15 Charlotte Cornfield – The Shape of Your Name – Next Door *
16 TOPS – I Feel Alive (single) – House Arrest *
17 Aaron Karpinka – Tender Heart – Grind Central +
18 iskwe – acakosik – Self-Released *
19 Marshall Burns – Dogs & Booze – Self-Released +
20 Sass Jordan – Rebel Moon Blues – Self-Released *
21 Kacy & Clayton – Carrying On – New West +
22 Wolf Parade – Thin Mind – Royal Mountain *
23 Squid – Town Center EP – Speedy Wunderground *
24 Austra – Risk It (single) – Mint *
25 Jenn Grant – Love, Inevitable – Leovela *
26 Tame Impala – The Slow Rush – Universal
27 RIIT – Ataataga – Six Shooter *
28 Zinnia – Sensations in Two Dot – Anything Bagel *
29 Desiree Dorion – Break the Chain – Self-Released +
30 Wares – Survival (single) – Mint *

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Show 936: Borderlines Playlist, March 15, 2020

Wylie & The Wild West – Tears Only Run One Way, 2000 Miles From Nashville

Danny Hooper – Eleven Roses, Eleven Roses

Stewart MacDougall – Days I’m With the Horses, VA: Rivers and Rails – A Tribute to Alberta

Kevin Deal – If You Can’t Put It Down, The Long Road Home

Jane Hawley – Rhona-Lee, As We Walk on Thin Ice

Jaimi Shuey – Country Girl, Wrong Girl

Jon Ims – Two of a Kind, VA: Camp Cuisine Tapes

Handsome Ned – Cryin’ Heartache Misery, The Ballad of Handsome Ned

Nanci Griffith – I’m Not Drivin’ These Wheels, Winter Marquee

The Deep Dark Woods – All the Money I Had Is Gone, Winter Hours

Steve Young – All Her Lovers Want to Be The Hero, Solo/Live

Michael Dart & The Skyline Wranglers – Drifting Texas Sand, Slippin’ Around

Dead Ringer Band – Already Gone, Living In the Circle

The Gourds – Web Before You Walk Into It, Dem’s Good Beeble

Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Deep Eddy Blues, Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Blaze Foley – Our Little Town, VA: Blaze Foley – In Tribute and Loving Memory, Volume 1

Scott Nolan – Daytime Moon, VA: Manitoba Roots Volume 3

Kent McAlister & The Iron Choir – Games of Chance, How I’ll Remain

Michael Fracasso – There Goes the Neighborhood, Red Dog Blues

Cindy Church – Atlantic Blue, VA: The Atlantic Newgrass Project

Freddy Fender & Flaco Jimenez – Amor a Los Dos, Dos Amigos

Robbie Fulks – I Just Lived a Country Song, Wild! Wild! Wild!

Anna Fermin’s Trigger Gospel – Down the Road,  Oh, The Stories We Hold

Adam Carroll – Be Nice to ‘Em Son, VA: Dreamer – A Tribute to Kent Finlay

David Wilkie with Katy Moffatt – I Gotta Have My Baby Back, Shoebox

Flounders Without Eyes – The Bad Guy, What’s The Rush

Courtney Patton – Twisted, Something Together (with Jason Eady)

The Derailers – Lovers Lie, Reverb Deluxe

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CJTR Weekly Top 30 (Mar 10, 2020)

Caribou knocks Andy Shauf off of the top spot for the first time in 6 weeks with his new record Suddenly. Check out some of our charting artists at JUNOfest in Saskatoon this coming weekend featuring Ellen Froese, Aaron Karpinka, and Natural Sympathies.

1 Caribou – Suddenly – Merge *
2 Andy Shauf – Neon Skyline – Arts & Crafts +
3 Grimes – Miss Anthropocene – Crystal Math *
4 Ellen Froese – Fightin’ Words – Self-Released +
5 Mill Street Blues Band – Blues Dream – Self-Released +
6 Wolf Parade – Thin Mind – Royal Mountain *
7 Holy F*** – Deleter – Last Gang *
8 Laska – In the Shade – Self-Released +
9 Sarah Harmer – Are You Gone – Arts & Crafts *
10 Cindy Lee – What’s Tonight to Eternity? – W.25th
11 The Moon Runners – Wakeless 2095 – Self-Released +
12 We Are The City – RIP – Light Organ *
13 Destroyer – Have We Met – Merge *
14 Corb Lund – Cover Your Tracks – Warner *
15 Sufjan Stevens and Lowell Brams – Aporia – Asthmatic Kitty
16 Tame Impala – The Slow Rush – Universal
17 Piper Burns – The Regulars – Self-Released +
18 Aaron Karpinka – Tender Heart – Grind Central +
19 Against All Logic – 2017-2019 – Other People
20 Charlotte Cornfield – The Shape of Your Name – Next Door *
21 Nap Eyes – So Tired (single) – Royal Mountain *
22 Desiree Dorion – Break the Chain – Self-Released +
23 Jenn Grant – Love, Inevitable – Leovela *
24 Natural Sympathies – Porous – Grey Records +
25 Purity Ring – Stardew – 4AD
26 Begonia – Fear – Rex Baby *
27 Zinnia – Sensations in Two Dot – Anything Bagel *
28 Kacy & Clayton – Carrying On – New West +
29 The Dead South – Sugar & Joy – Six Shooter +
30 Jessy Lanza – Lick in Heaven (single) – Hyperdub

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Listen Up Tues March 17 – 11 a.m. – noon – repeat broadcast

11 a.m.  Duane Haave, General Manager, Agricultural Producers Association of Sask (APAS) 11:30 a.m. Bea Bermudez, Leila Guna & Paulina Larreategui, Amnesty International re: Forum on Climate Change, A Human Rights Perspective, U of R. Sat March 21, 2020.

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Show 935: Borderlines Playlist, March 8, 2020

Jo Serrapere – Unbreak My Heart, Love Gone South

The Dead South – Act of Approach/Diamond Ring, Sugar & Joy

Jim Clements – The Road to Anhedonia, The Road to Anhedonia

Courtney Patton – The Fool, Triggering a Flood

Lynne Hanson – Higher Ground, Just Words

Dallas Wayne – Tips Of My Fingers, Songs the Jukebox Taught Me, Volume II

The Hoyle Brothers – A Little Bit of Buck, Too Late to Pray: Defiant Chicago Roots

The Brothers Cosmoline – Luxury Liner, Fast, Live & In The Kitchen

Marti Brom & Her Rancho Notorious – Lasso Mr. Moon, Midnight Bus

NQ Arbuckle – Cheap Town, Last Supper in a Cheap Town

Tom Russell – When the Road Gets Rough, October in the Railroad Earth

Grant Peeples – Keep Trying, Bad Wife

Allen Dobb – Leaving Idaho, Horses and Hills

Chris Wall – So Long, I Love You, El Western Motel

Richard Thompson – In Over Your Head, Somewhere Here Worth More Than Gold

The Mavericks – Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain, Play the Hits

Rodney Decroo – Loser and the Tennessee Girl, Queen Mary Trash

Shuyler Jansen – Jealous Girl, Today’s Remains

Tyler Childers – Banded Clovis, Purgatory

Mark Davis – By The Time, Mistakes I Meant to Make

Joy Lynn White – One More Time, One More Time

The Wilders – Get Up Kid, Broken Pieces

Sean Burns – Rock’n’Roll Nights and Honky Tonk Days, Cold Beans & Broken Eggs

Darrell Scott, Danny Thompson & Kenny Malone – You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive, Live in NC

Cliff Cody – Too Country, A Mess Like Me

The Rosellys – Cocaine Train, Two Much Like Trouble

Walt Wilkins – I Chose This Road, Mustang Island

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My Electric Episodes 131 – 134 Playlists

Here are the playlists for My Electric episodes 131 – 134(February 5 – 26 2020). As usual, Canadian artists are indicated in red.

Episode 131(Feb 5)

Hour 1
  • José Orozco Mora – Organismos
  • Saphileaum – Underneath The Godly Sky
  • Open Spaces – Opening Space
  • Mark Hjorthoy – Slowly Falling Into The Deep Sea
  • Bob Guido – Sonarium
  • The Circular Ruins – Rest In Piece
  • Le Berger – 0008 [Rotary Unsynched Stasis]
Hour 2
  • james schidlowsky – Haflinger
  • Anna Peaker – All Walls Can Be Shattered
  • B.P – Canadian Shield
  • beard closet – scrolling to oblivion
  • The Band Of Peace – Closing Credits
  • AVR – MISTVENT
  • cristopher cichocki – desert drone cycle, part 2
  • Bee Eater – Solvent
  • Balam Acab – Welcome

Episode 132 (Feb 12)

Hour 1
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir – Iridiscence
  • Josh Mason – ‘Aumakua
  • The Winterhouse – A Long Way From Here
  • norah lorway – fade
  • James Parrott-ep11-I
Hour 2
  • Crisis Actor – Paper Cranes
  • Entertainment – New Vision
  • Norah Lorway – Collider
  • k.m.krebs – wooden artifacts
  • Moss Harvest – Copper Arc
  • Kevin Drumm – Another Set Of Days Now Over-Two
  • Formless Hours – Subsurface
  • Lisa Lerkenfeldt – In A Room Clouded By Smoke

Episode 133 (Feb 19)

Hour 1
  • Le Berger – Our Imagined Self Importance
  • Specta Ciera + The Circular Ruins – Sounds Like What You See
  • loscil – Persistent
  • VLNA – Turquoise Thread IV
  • The Winterhouse – Impalpable Forms
  • Saphileaum – Caucasian Mountain Hermits
  • Shasta Cults – option 2
Hour 2
  • norah lorway – twitch
  • pe lang-program | nº 1
  • Jonáš Gruska – Spevy
  • The Band Of Peace – Coming To Grips With The Harsh And Inevitable Truth
  • Shasta Cults – Fades
  • Crisis Actor – Echo

Episode 134 (Feb 26)

Hour 1
  • Scott Lawlor – Seen in the sunlight-14:11
  • Le Berger – The Aggregate of all our Joys and Sufferings
  • The Winterhouse – An Unknown Season
  • ROM DOS – Form Constant: Tape Loop Number One
Hour 2
  • Liquid Transmitter – Meander 6
  • norah lorway – blur:spin
  • Mark Hjorthoy – To Face Your Demons
  • Anthéne – The only way
  • James A. McDermid – Restless for mistaken bliss
  • Anne Sulikowski – Time Release Telepathy
  • Hymns57 – Pulling Petals From My Chest
  • Zakè – The Dust Returns To The Ground It Came From
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My Electric Episodes 126 – 130 Playlists

Here are the playlists for My Electric episodes 126 – 130(January 1 – 29 2020). As usual, Canadian artists are indicated in red.

Episode 126(Jan 1)

Hour 1
  • Loscil & Seabuckthorn – Dust Clouds
  • Hildur Guðnadóttir – Evacuation
  • Cruel Diagonals – Verdant & Poised
  • Félicia Atkinson – Joan
  • Jamie Drouin – Fusiform 8
  • Fictions and Poetics – Like Never Before
  • Shasta Cults – Hazel1
  • Kyle Bobby Dunn – Alpine ‘88 (Soundtrack Suite)
  • Matthew Cardinal – Tar Sand Cradle Song
Hour 2
  • Carla dal Forno – Heart of Hearts
  • Karl Fousek – Chapter 4
  • connect_icut – Longing Forest
  • Ekin Fil – Other Others
  • Sidhartta Talukdar – Reflections
  • Maf – Modular Notes 89 模塊兒筆記 – ER-301 Study II
  • Valiska – Numbers 2
  • the volume settings folder – Upstream Coils
  • Kelly Ruth – 4 Dimensional Persistence

Episode 127 (Jan 8)

Hour 1
  • loscil – Equivalents 1
  • Anna Peaker – Realm Of Perfume And Lights
  • Ekin Fil – Dogs
  • Bell Dreams – Drone Day 2019 (excerpt)
  • Alison Cotton-Behind the Spiderweb Gate
Hour 2
  • Olga Wojciechowska-THESIS RECURRING 020
  • The Band Of Peace – 6 St-Margaret Square
  • Sarah Louise – Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars
  • The Bastion Mews – Concrete Sunshine
  • Kevin Drumm – Without
  • Hymns 57 – Antwerp At Midnight

Episode 128 (Jan 15)

Hour 1
  • Rom Dos – Tape Loop Number Two
  • North Atlantic Drift – Astray
  • Simon Scott – Emergency
  • Anthéne- – monologues
  • asher tuil – satellite i
  • Nunc Stans – Beside Dark Waters
  • Amulets – In Vacant Silence (33RPM)
  • Kevin Drumm – Teeter Two
  • pulsewidth – part 4-imbalance
Hour 2
  • North Atlantic Drift – Artificial Lakes
  • Echo Beach – Will She Experience Love’s Rapture in Her Own Modest Way
  • The Band Of Peace – The Harsh and Invevitable Truth
  • Moss Harvest – Glass Into Sand
  • B.P – Precambrian Shield II
  • Kalte – Offworld
  • Autotectonic – Manifest Destiny
  • 1/3 Octave Band – Negative Earth Positive Sky
  • Thomas Park – Mirage Iteration 7

Episode 129 (Jan 22)

Hour 1
  • Simon Scott – Exit
  • asher tuil – satellite v
  • AUTOTECTONIC Glade
  • ROM DOS – Both And
  • Mount Maxwell – Girls Boys Names
  • Le Berger-For an audience of not a single cow Part II
  • Sarah Louise – Rime
  • Anthéne – Replacing the Memories
Hour 2
  • Moss Harvest – Sibilant Coda
  • drøne – vitula
  • B.P – Whiteshell Magic
  • Cares – Submerged Houses
  • connect_icut – Vómito de Arco Iris (Versión Instrumental)
  • Echo Beach – The Girl From The North-East Did Not Believe in Death
  • Soft Ions – Nigh (Part I)
  • Skin – It’s Been A While
  • Penelope Trappes – Nite Hive
  • Ekin Fil – Koma

Episode 130 (Jan 29)

Hour 1
  • Mark Hjorthoy – The Creation Of Life In A Controlled Environment
  • Asher Tuil – satellite ii
  • Jon Neher and Michael Scott Dawson – End Notes
  • Bob Guido – Silophonic
  • Le Berger – 0013(Paper Thin Dub)
  • mafmadmaf, stanthesound – (emdash)
  • Danny Paul Grody – Other States
Hour 2
  • Skin – Without Skipping A Beat
  • E-Saggila – Wilting Market
  • The Band Of Peace – Vanjai Lisse
  • Lisa Lerkenfeldt – The Speed Of Images
  • Formless Hours – Love’s Desolation
  • Streiber – Lest In Memory
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My Electric Episodes 123 – 125 Playlists

Here are the playlists for My Electric episodes 123 – 125(December 4, 18, 25). As usual, Canadian artists are indicated in red.

Episode 123(Dec 4)

Hour 1
  • loscil – Swarm Around
  • Specta Ciera + The Circular Ruins – Nowhere Else To Be
  • Exist Strategy – Nebula
  • North Atlantic Drift – Astray
  • Endurance & Kris Keogh – 1.2
  • Echo Beach – Silent Constellations, and Space Known as Time
  • (ph)authers – Ambergris
  • ROM DOS – Two Worlds Between Us
Hour 2
  • tendencyitis – fronds
  • Jim O’Rourke – This time next week
  • Cares – Visiting Soon
  • Bana Haffar – precipice
  • Shasta Cults – Console
  • The Band Of Peace – Challenger
  • Mount Maxwell – Infinite Regress

Episode 124(Dec 18)

Hour 1
  • Loscil – Swipe Enforce
  • Grand River – Light Index Opening
  • North Atlantic Drift – Dream Recall
  • Echo Beach – She Has Been Born With a Legacy of Misfortune
  • Mount Maxwell – Only Children
  • Olga Wojciechowska – Ready To Return
  • The Circular Ruins – If They Could Talk
  • Shasta Cults – Incline
Hour 2
  • Autotectonic – Acronycal (ft. Cecelia Wren)
  • Sarah Louise – Nighttime Birds and Morning Stars
  • (ph)authers – A haunted painting of yesteryear
  • Marcus Fischer – Debris
  • 1/3 Octave Band – Decoder
  • Violet Shifts – Jubilent Horde
  • Nadja – Fire Drone

 

Episode 125(Dec 25)

Hour 1
  • Aidan Baker – T’was In the Moon of Wintertime
  • Tomita – Footprints In The Snow
  • Matthew Cardinal – Feb 21st
  • Robert Fripp – Silent night
  • Coil- – Christmas Is Now Drawing Near
  • Laibach – Across The Universe
  • Soft Ions – Common Praise
  • Northumbria-Vinland-Overwintering
  • Endurance – Automatic Lights
Hour 2
  • respectfulchild – s.a.d.
  • Meara O’Reilly – Hockets for Two Voices II
  • Kate Carr – Melt
  • The Winterhouse – Trees In Winter
  • Dalot & Sound Awakener – Coldness
  • Meara O’Reilly – Hockets for Two Voices III
  • Tomita – Passepied
  • Tim Hecker – Arctic Loner’s Rock
  • pulsewidth – your health, mitre-jointer (part ii)
  • Kraftwerk – Ohm Sweet Ohm

 

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My Electric Episodes 120 – 123 Playlists

Here are the playlists for My Electric episodes 120 – 123(November 6 – 27). As usual, Canadian artists are indicated in red.
Episode 120(Nov 6)
Hour 1
  • Ekin Fil – Other Others
  • Jon Neher & Michael Scott Dawson – Emtpy Maps
  • anthéne – tragedy plus time
  • Carla dal Forno – Heart of Hearts
  • Duet Emmo – Or So It Seems
  • Valiska – At Half Speed
  • Pinkcourtesyphone + Gwyneth Wentink – when she had no mirror​.​.​. she watched her shadow
Hour 2
  • dreamSTATE vs. Heiki – Strange Harbour
  • Marcus Fischer – The Crow
  • Blank Embrace, James Parrott – Leda
  • Birds and Rectangles – August’s Fading
  • Greenhouse – Dose
  • Andrew Pekler – Hy Brasil
  • The Band Of Peace – Jean-Luc Picard, Starfleet Captain

Episode 121(Nov 13)

Hour 1
  • Loscil – Monument Destroyers
  • Forest Management – Cold Air Contingent
  • Strië – Enigma Of The Da
  • Anthéne – foundation
  • George Johnston – Welcome Back
  • Liquid Transmitter – Terra
  • Fictions and Poetics – Trying To Sleep
  • Jon Neher & Michael Scott Dawson – No Light Between Us
Hour 2
  • Bana Haffar – unbinding
  • Lopanski – Sfwungg (Original Mix)
  • The Band Of Peace – A Rough Outline of Interstellar Flight Plan
  • Hiss Tracts – slowed rugs
  • Jared Epp – Possible Worlds Set Selection
  • Building Castles Out Of Matchsticks – Perceptual Disturbances
  • High Plains – Appaloosa

Episode 122(Nov  20)

Hour 1
  • Loscil – Rotator
  • Shasta Cults – Prologue
  • Alison Cotton – The Last Sense To Leave Us
  • Hymns57 – My Mossy Throat
  • ROM DOS – Bathed In Light, Pt. 2
  • Nunc Stans – Falling Apart
  • Endurance – Elapse
  • Ekin Fil – You, Only
  • Hakobune – hisame
Hour 2
  • James Parrott – 00000
  • Gideon Steinberg – Big Clouds
  • Angelo Vicente Jr – 01
  • Shasta Cults – Chinook
  • Soft Ions – Nigh (Part 3)
  • April Larson – Then the Moment Will Pass
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