On our 60th episode, soulful singer/songwriter Ivan Hartle talks beards, baseball, and tunnels with your hosts James and Travis. Later in the program, dark indie rock husband/wife duo Winter Youth discuss picking a new band name, healing through music, their involvement in Krow's TRANSformation documentary, and their once in a lifetime experience at the inaugural Skookum festival.
Shaking things up a bit on this snowbound episode. Producer/engineer/gearhead Braeden "Pockets" Rangno fills us in on 2018 highlights from the Vibe Cave, his new favourite piece of equipment, and upcoming 2019 releases to look out for. In our second hour, enjoy some highlights from Locals Lounge featuring Vancouver's reigning soul queen Tonye at the Railway Stage and Beer Cafe.
Pierce Kingan of the avant garde psych pop group The Pierce Kingans gave Travis and James the lowdown on how pop songs are really musical hamburgers, flesh eating bacteria, and what it's like to work with a local music supergroup. Meanwhile, dark folk duo Hollow Twin cover everything from growing up in a haunted house, making dreams reality with a Blue Oytser Cult cover, and touring cross Canada by train.
On the first double feature episode of 2019, Travis and James talk embarrassing knuckle tattoos, colonizing Mars, insomnia, and cleaning Paul McCartney's pool with progressive pop duo Tourist Company.
Alternative R&B performer Des Hume joins our hosts in the second half to wax poetic about the perks of being a bedroom pop artist, cloud rap, and how to write a breakup album.
Travis and James talk blogging, ice cream, and why your band needs a manager with Alex Wyder (Hightide Artists). Then, Jody Glenham dives deep into her genre defying mood rock/dream folk sound, the comfort of sadness, overcoming your stage demons, and more.
Join James and Travis as they talk with producer/audio engineer of Jesse Gander of Rain City Recorders about his storied 20 plus year career. In the second half, share some laughs with upcoming Locals Lounge performer and Vancouver's soul queen, Tonye.
It's 2019 and we're kicking off the year with Locals Lounge creator and host Ian Cromwell, as he chats about the monthly event and their new location. Erik Severinson and Mark Kerrey of Bohemian-rock act Whelming joins us in the studio for the second half of the show to talk about their upcoming EP.
We can't wait to show you what's in store for 2019, but before we do, we take a look back on the past year and break down some of our favourite releases of 2018.
Happy Holidays from Pacific Sound Radio Alexi Johnson joins Travis and James for our final Pacific Sound Profile for 2018 to talk about her experience with Blue Light Studio and 604 Records. The Prettys take center stage in the second hour to promote their delectable upcoming third record Tapas.
On our final Double Feature episode of 2018, Travis and James chat with Harley Smalls and Sam Lynch.
Harley Smalls is a multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer who draws from a wide range of influences including synth pop, noise rock, and folk.
Sam Lynch is a rising alt-folk singer/songwriter who has extensively toured North America and Europe in support of her blossoming solo career.