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.
Happy 50th episode! Join James and Travis as they celebrate this milestone with videographer/photographer Brandon Fletcher and alt rock inspired singer/songwriter Kel Roman.
Episode 49 features Lester Lyons-Hookham, a multimedia artist, photographer, and music video director who has done incredible work for the likes of Peach Pit, Yung Heazy, Ponytails, and Blue J. We then sit down with a members of Jo Passed, a melodic noise/art rock unit whose latest record Their Prime is one of the best local releases of 2018.
Episode 48 sees James and Travis spending time with a seasoned pro and a fresh young band. Kevin Schallie is a promoter, booker, and event planner with Live Acts Canada and The Live Agency. Mind Offline are a Latin influenced indie rock band that has taken great strides in their first year as a group.
Pacific Sound Radio are always pleased to see young and talented individuals taking charge to improve the local music scene. In our first hour, James Barrington-Foote talks about his work as a independent promoter and show planner under the name Groceries. Then, singer/songwriter Quinn Pickering talks his fantastic debut record, his impressive live band, and why sadness makes for the best music.
On this Double Feature episode, James and Travis are joined by Clay Ravens and Matt Storm. Clay Ravens are a high energy, foot stomping unit that blends folk, rock, country, and Americana. Matt Storm is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer who plays intimate soul with an indie twist.
On this rock n roll double header, hosts James and Travis chat with Daniel James, leader of the progressive funk rock ensemble Brass Camel, and Justice McLellan of the indie rock quartet Blue J.
Episode 44 sees hosts James and Travis joined by music industry veteran Gary Taylor along with Alexis Young and Louis Wu from the synth/dream rock quintet Blonde Diamond.