Category: Encore

Encore – “Nature” (Episode 5)

Encore – “Nature” (Episode 5)

Welcome to Episode 5 of our continued trek around Canada. Our theme this week is “Nature” and we’ve got three songs to help you get your fix, even if you’re stuck in the office. You’ll hear tracks from Canadian folk veteran Ian Tamblyn, along with Allison Crowe and Faith Healer.     Credits: Theme music is “Dead Heart Colonies“ by […]

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Encore – Cold (Episode 4)

Encore – Cold (Episode 4)

Welcome to Episode 4, Cold. This winter has really been long, or at least it has felt long. Either way, let’s work through these feelings of chilly hopelessness together, shall we? In this episode, you’ll hear an older track from Jim Bryson, as well as newer songs from The Ashley Hundred and The Gallop.   Credits: Theme music is “Dead […]

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Encore – Learn (Episode 3)

Encore – Learn (Episode 3)

For our third episode, we’re going with the theme of Learn. Like most of our themes, this could be wide open to interpretation, but today we’re focusing on learning life lessons, and sometimes it ain’t pretty. You’ll hear a track from Sloan’s 2014 album, Commonwealth, called “You Don’t Need Excuses to be Good“. This is a great rock song with […]

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Encore – Drink (Episode 2)

Encore – Drink (Episode 2)

Few musical topics will have such reckless abandon as drinking songs. Go to any Celtic-themed pub, and you’ll hear ’em. Go to a wedding, wake, or graduation celebration, and you’re going to hear songs about drinking, and the feelings of power and madness that come along with it. Good or bad, it is an oft-celebrated state in musical terms…so that’s why we chose Drink as a theme for our […]

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Encore – Murder (Episode 1)

Encore – Murder (Episode 1)

Welcome to Encore, our first podcast series. The whole idea of this first bunch of podcasts is to show off some serious Canadian talent, organized into thematic episodes. We’ll have shows featuring many well-known and lesser-known Canadian acts, each episode based on a theme such as “Blue”, “Wave”, “Sex”, etc. Today, by luck of the draw, our first episode is […]

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Encore is coming tomorrow

Encore is coming tomorrow

On March 12, we are launching a new podcast series called Encore. The first episodes will feature Canadian artists organized around themes. We’ll have episodes about Sex, Blue, Wave, Murder, etc etc etc. Watch for episode 1 to appear on Thursday morning!

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