So I’ve been hiding out under a mountain of CD-R’s all weekend, burning through the Xposure entries for this years contest. Once again, thanks for all the submissions! Here’s the playlist for Xposure on April 27th
The Neighborhood Council – Of People
Women – Camera
The Ostrich – Dead Horse
Aaron Booth – Fall Over Me Satellite
Key To The City – Take On Me
The Pine Tarts – All The Beautiful Ones
The Government of Canada – Crooked Treasure
The Brenda Vaqueros – Yucca Mountain
The Lions – Yeah Yeah Yeah
Cadence Weapon – House Music
Buck 65 – Kennedy Killed The Hat
Snake Mountain – Remnant
Lint – I Am The Internet
**If you enjoyedÃ‚Â any of these songs, please support the artists and go out and purchase their music.
Well, it’s all said and done…almost. The deadline has passed, thank you SO MUCH to all the bands that submitted this year. I’m looking forward to listening to every single entry, and I’ve made a good dent in the pile already.
At the end of May we’re going to announce 5 lucky winners that will each get $15,000,Ã‚Â a spot in Calgary’s Virgin Festival , the official Xposure ’08 Wrap Up Party and inclusion on the 2008 Xposure CD which will be available in July through Music Centre Canada.
It’s the 20th…of the 4th month, heh. Here’s the playlist for Xposure
The Unicorns – I Was Born A Unicorn
Islands – The Arm
Handsome Furs – Canngot Get, Started
Beija Flor – What’s It Like
Jane Vain & The Dark MatterÃ‚Â - Ships Bound To Sink
Light City Fiction – Planets Align
Black Mountain – Voices
Islands - Humans
Tiga – Far From Home
Mother Mother - Polynesia
Stoning Mary – Give It Up
Downtown Profits – The Pit
**If you enjoyed any of these songs, please support the artists and go out and purchase their music.
Did you know that this past Saturday was “Record Store Day!?” I surely went out and celebrated…so did Pitchfork Media, they even made a guide
X92.9 is thrilled to support another year of the Axetreme Loud Lunch! The Ultimate 2008 Concert Tour is coming to your Jr. High. Get rockin’ with a lunchtime concert performed by bands in your school…applications will be accepted until May 9th.
For more details on the event, keep your browser on X92.9Ã‚Â or call 311.
Axetreme Loud Lunch, brought to you by Axe Music, The City of Calgary and Calgary’s New Rock Alternative X92.9
This week was all about side projects…at least a couple of them.
The D’ubervilles – Hot Tips
Frosted Tipz – Lifestyles of the Fabulously Boring
Caribou – Bees
*Wolfparade – Shine AÃ‚Â Light
*Sunset Rubdown – Taming of the Hands (that came back to life)
*Swan Lake – The Freedom
*(all projects of the infamous Canadian indie-rocker, Spencer Krug. Didi Gagnon from CBC Radio 3 talked to him about his 6+ projects in this interview)
Raccoon – What We Are Not
**Pink Mountaintops – Can You Do That Dance?
**Blood Meridian – Oh, Oh, Oh
**(both side projects of Black Mountain.Ã‚Â Read more about Pink Mountaintops or Blood Meridian)
The Constantines – Easy Money
Does it Offend You, yeah? – Being Bad Feels Pretty Good
Hey! If you enjoyed any of these songs, please support the artists and go out and purchase their albums.
What a big weekend for music in Calgary…big congrats to all the Juno winners at this weekends awards, especially Xsession-ers Winterlseep for Best New Group and homegrown talent Feist on her five wins! *clap clap*
Ã‚Â Now here’s the playlist for this past weekends show
Knots – Lacuna
Azeda Booth – Nude, Radiohead Remix
The Buzzing Bees - If someone offers you a penny for your thoughts, ask to see the penny first
Late Night Radio – Prescribed Burn In Progress
Falconhawk – Safe
Grandfather Fire & The Holy Morning - Future ExGirlfriend
The Cape May – Old & Early Numbers
Axis of Conversation – Stop The Car
Fox Opera – Love Is A Feeling Electric
The Wet Secrets – Secret March
Sex Party – Modern Art Book
Woodhands – Under Attack
Frog Eyes – Masticated Outboard Motors
MSTRKRFT – The Looks
**If you enjoyed any of these songs, please go out and support Canadian music by purchasing their albums
Alright, so I’m a little behind on posting the playlist…you’d think it’s Juno week or something!
Ladyhawk – I Don’t Always Know What You’re Saying
Black Mountain -Ã‚Â Stormy High
Axis of Conversation – Don’t Be Alarmed
Lorrie Matheson – Bruises and Change
Woodpigeon – Chorus of Wolves
Remote Kid – Step
Secret Broadcast – I Am Sound
Sweetheart – We Are All Connected
Julie Dorion – Don’t Wannabe Liked By You
The Coast – All Farewells
The Whitsundays – It Must Be Mine
Woodhands – Dancer
Woodhands – I Wasn’t Made For Fighting
Hey! Xposure is presenting Woodhands, April 9th at The Gateway at SAIT. Want tickets? Send me an email