Jan 27, 2013 | 53:59A Propos January 27 & February 2, 2013 Audio
A Propos January 27 & February 2, 2013 Jan 27, 2013 | 53:59This week, A Propos features more of the French world's most brilliantly talented women songwriters. Hear great songs from women who have something to say. Sometimes they are poetic and soothing and sometimes they are hard, aggressive, even violent. Host Jim Corcoran has translated ten songs for you, so that you can discover the creativity and poetry of these amazing songwriters.
Feb 24, 2013 | 53:58A Propos February 24 & March 2, 2013 Audio
A Propos February 24 & March 2, 2013 Feb 24, 2013 | 53:58This week, we offer you a portrait of Daniel Bélanger, a genuinely creative artist who has been an essential part of A Propos for most of the last 25 years. He is one of the all-time finest and most successful singer-songwriters from Quebec. You'll hear some of host Jim Corcoran's favourite translations as well as a new song. Next week, Daniel Bélanger will launch a brand new album and A Propos will be among the first to feature it.
Aug 26, 2012 | 53:59A Propos August 26 & September 1, 2012 Audio
A Propos August 26 & September 1, 2012 Aug 26, 2012 | 53:59All summer long, hear the finest moments of the 24th season of A Propos.
Martin Léon is one of Quebec's most successful and respected of singers, songwriters, composers and producers. His CDs have won some very prestigious awards and he wrote the soundtrack to the film Monsieur Lazhar which is nominated for an Oscar award this year as best foreign film. Hear him in this casual conversation with host Jim Corcoran. (First broadcast : February 19 2012)
Nov 18, 2012 | 54:00A Propos November 18 & 24, 2012 Audio
A Propos November 18 & 24, 2012 Nov 18, 2012 | 54:00As part of CBC Music's Guitar Month, A Propos presents a two-part series featuring guitar-driven songs from Quebec and the French world. On this edition of A Propos, hear some of Quebec's most brilliant guitar players as well as francophone songs that feature great guitar playing. Discover the guitarist who had a huge influence on host Jim Corcoran when he first heard him in the 1970s as well as the electric guitar solo that got him fascinated by visceral amplified electric guitar.
Dec 9, 2012 | 53:59A Propos December 9 & 15, 2012 Audio
A Propos December 9 & 15, 2012 Dec 9, 2012 | 53:59For the very first time, Jim Corcoran has a co-host on A Propos! Maïa Davies is a member of the band Ladies of the Canyon and she recently released a new solo CD featuring mostly French songs, called Heritage. She also enjoys translating French lyrics and when host Jim Corcoran heard one of her translations when she was a guest on our program, he was floored and excited. So he asked her to come back with more translations. Hear them together translating the lyrics of some of Quebec's most interesting songwriters.
Jan 6, 2013 | 53:59A Propos January 6 & 12, 2012 Audio
A Propos January 6 & 12, 2012 Jan 6, 2013 | 53:59This week, A Propos features a superbly talented young artist who had a spectacular year in 2012. Her name is Amylie and in 2013, she'll be on the road more than ever before. Her sophomore record entitled Le Royaume (The Kingdom) was one of the best selling albums in Quebec in 2012. Hear many songs from this recent CD as well as an endearing conversation between Amylie and host Jim Corcoran, recorded when she released her debut album a few years ago.
Dec 22, 2012 | 53:59A Propos December 22, 2012 Audio
A Propos December 22, 2012 Dec 22, 2012 | 53:59This time of year can be chaotic and even exhausting. A Propos would like to offer you a peaceful moment, a breather during the holiday blitz. Enjoy a brief musical break from the whirlwind of festivities with soothing francophone songs.
Mar 17, 2013 | 54:00A Propos March 17& 23, 2013 Audio
A Propos March 17& 23, 2013 Mar 17, 2013 | 54:00This week, A Propos goes off the beaten path and features free spirits, unpredictable and unconventional artists who remain outsiders even if they reach serious recognition. Hear rebellious innovators who refuse to conform and renegade songwriters of the
Mar 11, 2012 | 53:57A Propos March 11 & 17, 2012 Audio
A Propos March 11 & 17, 2012 Mar 11, 2012 | 53:57Again this week, we are featuring and even celebrating rebellious innovators who go about songwriting in a non-conventional sometimes provocative manner. Hear bold, risk taking songwriters and bands who are changing and broadening popular music in Quebec.
Mar 18, 2012 | 54:00A Propos March 18 & 24, 2012 Audio
A Propos March 18 & 24, 2012 Mar 18, 2012 | 54:00We're presently in climate limbo, between winter and spring, and host Jim Corcoran has just what we need to forget all this uncertainty: music to make you move, make you smile, maybe even make you sweat. This week on A Propos, only groovy, up tempo and feel good francophone music.
Mar 25, 2012 | 54:00A Propos March 25 & 31, 2012 Audio
A Propos March 25 & 31, 2012 Mar 25, 2012 | 54:00We feature the music of artists who have been nominated for a Juno award in the Francophone Album of the Year category, this year. The nominees are Catherine Major, Coeur de pirate, Jérôme Minière, Fred Pellerin and Malajube. All artists that we like and have broadcast on A Propos. Hear host Jim Corcoran's translation of their songs and discover these award-winning musicians.
Apr 8, 2012 | 54:00A Propos April 8 & 14, 2012 Audio
A Propos April 8 & 14, 2012 Apr 8, 2012 | 54:00This week, we feature only women singer songwriters from French Canada. Hear the much talked about Lisa Leblanc, from New Brunswick, as well as many other original and inspired songwriters from Quebec. Discover their poetry as host Jim Corcoran translates their songs.