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It's the May Long Weekend...

meg patio2.jpg... and what better way than to celebrate with a mix for the dock -- or in my case, the patio?

 

And to celebrate that extra glorious day of freedom, Bandwidth brings you the May Long Mixdown -- an awesome, all-Ontario playlist of tunes to get your summer started.

 

We've got an interview with Maylee Todd -- her mix of disco, funk and soul is the perfect addition to any May Long mix. Next month, she'll be doing a month-long residency on Toronto Island, which is a pretty cool way to start the summer. And if you're wondering about that lion dress I mentioned in the interview, you can find it here in Maylee's video for Aerobics in Space.

 

 

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Ottawa alt-rock band Loon Choir has a new album, Fire Poems, out June 2nd -- we chatted with Derek, Kathleen and Brad (L to R) for a preview. If you're in the Ottawa area, you can hear a preview of the new album on Sunday, May 20th at the Arrow and the Loon Pub. It all starts at 7 pm, and I heard there will be free corn on the cob... delicious. They've also got their CD release party at the Rainbow Bistro in Ottawa on June 2nd -- for more info, check out their CBC Music page.

 

!!! FREE STUFF ALERT!!!

You can win an AWESOME BANDWIDTH GRAB BAG (a mix of CDs and something crafty by yours truly) just by writing into the show this week by midnight on Wednesday, May 23rd. Tweet or Facebook or email whatever pleases you -- your thoughts on this week's show, a request, even a haiku... and you could have some sweet new music coming yer way.

 

Other things I promised on the show that you can find on the blog:

- Tour dates for The Wind Up Radio Sessions at CBC Music

- Upcoming shows for Amity Beach

 

Have a great rest of your weekend and I'll see you again next week -- if you haven't yet, remember to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter -- the links are just to the right.

 

Meg.

 

Playlist for May 19th, 2012

 

Theme: MICHIGAN LEFT - Arkells

BACKPORCH - The Wind Up Radio Sessions

INTERVIEW - Loon Choir

ALL BOATS DON'T RISE - Loon Choir

Sting: VICTORIA DAY - Melissa McLelland

MY HEART IS IN A BASKET ON THE FRONT OF YOUR BICYCLE - Fevers

Sting: VICTORIA - The Kinks

MINI PROFILE - Andrew Gill from Amity Beach

JAKE'S VERSION OF PARADISE - Amity Beach

Sting: STEAL MY SUNSHINE - Len

INTERVIEW - Maylee Todd

HIEROGLYPHICS - Maylee Todd

Sting: MAPLE LEAF FOREVER - Michael Bublé

THE WHALE - Will Currie and the Country French

And the Track to Start Your Saturday Night...

FLAT BROKE - Fitness Club Fiasco 

 

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