One of the many reasons why we love hosting this show is the sheer unpredictability of live conversation. With Late Night Takeaway we had a chance to chat about a certain evil clown movie, the Grand Theft Auto franchise, real estate laws, and the band's upcoming full length LP. Elsewhere, The Lone Palms gave us a snapshot of life as a new band eager to make a proper introduction with their firrelease later this month and treated us with a stellar acoustic performance.
Fresh from his honeymoon, Travis is back in action with James as they host a pair of exciting young rock acts. Psychedelic quartet Meltt dive into their dreamy debut record Swim Slowly and map out how they navigate the sonic seas of their atmospheric sound. Sleepy Gonzales return to Pacific Sound Radio almost a year to the day from their first appearance on the show to talk life as a newly signed artist on Light Organ Records, reptiles, Bob Ross, and their cathartic new EP mellowtrauma.
Summer might be coming to a close but there is still plenty of festival action to enjoy! On this episode, James and our producer Jaeden catch up with a pair of artists featured in the Westward Street Party as part of the 2019 Westward Music Festival.
Calling from a Tofino mountaintop, glam garage two piece Phono Pony talk keyboard samples, cat memes, and the perks of having a third arm.
In the second half, electro pop act I M U R (pronouned I Am You Are) join us in the studio to give us the lowdown on playing an Indian palace, collaborating with rising R&B artist Biawanna, and their "eventful" West Coast tour.
This past week we had the tremendous pleasure of having rapper, producer and community figure Francis Arevalo join us in the studio to chat about about his passion for music, and bringing the local creative community closer together. Cinematic new wave trio Gang Signs join us for the second half of the show to chat about their unique sound upcoming recent release and future plans!
We're keeping things short and sweet this week as the three-piece rock unit known as The Jins stopped by Sunday afternoon to chat in the studio. The band is in the midst of a pivotal year in their careers as they released their latest EP Death Wish on 604 Records with the assistance of producer Dave Genn of 54-40 and the Matthew Good Band and the band is looking to expand their audience beyond the loyal following they have fostered here in Vancouver.
Pacific Sound Radio hosts James & Travis shoot for the stars as they chat with Tim Bogdachev AKA Russian Tim of Russian Tim & The Pavel Bures about his band, punk music and Rocket From Russia Fest. Four nights of epic punk rock set for lift off July 18th, featuring some of the top acts in Vancouver. The second half of the show brings alt-trio Laverne in to the studio to deliver some stripped down tunes and to chat about their plans for 2019.
Travis and James chat with a pair of rising solo artists on Episode 76. In the first half, Tissa Rahim recounts tales of touring with the The Bleeding Horse Express, recording with Twilight film series alumni Jackson Rathbone, and more. Aza Nabuko joins the show in the second half to shine a light on juggling high school as a signed artist, commuting from Revelstoke to gigs, and the emotional core of her songwriting.
After a brief hiatus, Pacific Sound Radio is back on a semi-regular basis this summer. Yung Heazy a.k.a. Jordan Heaney along with band mates Pierce Kingan and Chris Bede join us in our first our to talk the viral sensation that was his debut single "Cuz You're My Girl," adventures on the road, and his upcoming acoustic EP. Later, modern pop rockers The Faceplants belt some tunes, give us the break down on developing a band's brand, and what it takes to be a musical entrepreneur.
On our last weekly episode for a little while, Travis and James celebrate Pacific Sound Radio's fruitful partnership with Locals Lounge with highlights from their April 2019 showcase featuring the smooth stylings of fusion act Sound of Kalima and rapper/producer Ekke.
In our second half, your hosts are joined by soul/R&B artist The Living to dive deep into his infectious debut single "Two Trips Around The Sun", his collaborative relationship with Grammy winning producer Chin Injeti, his upcoming first EP, and his premiere appearance on Locals Lounge.
Hard rock quartet Redwoods join Travis and James over the phone as they rush to the studio to chat about their first full length LP produced by Garth Richardson, life on the road, and more. Anna Katarina of the indie pop duo Rumour Mill joins us in the second half to chat growing up in the Kootenays, artistic chemistry, and new music.