Apr 2, 2012 | 2:59:49The Strombo Show April 1, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show April 1, 2012 Apr 2, 2012 | 2:59:49This week’s Strombo Show includes George’s full interview with musician/poet Saul Williams, whom recently appeared on GST. The Can Con Don is in the house again to talk hip hop with George, plus we rattle off this week’s hottest tunes via the Magnificent Seven and use movie music as the them to the Big Lie Down.
Mar 26, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show March 25, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show March 25, 2012 Mar 26, 2012 | 2:59:50Hope your Sunday is a bright one. This Sunday we are "Feeling Groovy". So we celebrate Springtime with some tunes that put a spring in yourstep. Some great new music from Yukon Blonde, Arcade Fire and
Spiritualized, just a couple of the artists on The Magnificent Seven Countdown. We also close out the 3 hours in the Big Lie Down, with a tribute to mellow music from Movie Soundtracks.
Mar 18, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show March 18, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show March 18, 2012 Mar 18, 2012 | 2:59:50We continue the celebration tonight with a show full of all things Celtic with some words from modern Irish punks. Producer and mix-master Mike Sullivan interviews Scruffy Wallace of the Dropkick Murphys and The Mahones' Finny McConnell. George speaks with Shane McGowan of the Pogues in Ireland. And as always, we deliver the Magnificent Seven as we round up some of this week's best including Vancouver's Scottish punk outfit The Real McKenzies, Lucero, Jack White and The Boss.
Mar 11, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show March 11, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show March 11, 2012 Mar 11, 2012 | 2:59:50We are excited to talk with the Sugarhill Gang on the Strombo Show this
Sunday. We talk influences, bad business and the magnitude of
performing Rap Music first hit single. Also our Magnificent Seven
Countdown features old rockers, girl power and new rappers. We will also
be handing over the back half of the show to you with your requests.
Mar 5, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show March 4, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show March 4, 2012 Mar 5, 2012 | 2:59:50We preview an upcoming TV interview with rock biographer Stephen Davis, who brought us, 'Hammer Of The God', about the tales from the road with Led Zeppelin. We also will talk about the definitive music books. And of course, we run down the best new music in the Magnificent 7 Countdown with offerings from Karkwa, Santigold, and School of Seven Bells.
Feb 21, 2012 | 2:59:55The Strombo Show February 19, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show February 19, 2012 Feb 21, 2012 | 2:59:55Legendary member of the E-Street Band, Little Steven Van Vandt, visits to talk about his solo work, politics and remembering Clarence Clemons. We discuss funeral music - the ultimate last sentiment and how much a single song can say. And of course, we run down the best new music in the Magnificent 7 Countdown with offerings from Mark Lanegan, Islands, Skrillex and The Kills' covering a classic Velvet Underground tune.
Feb 12, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show February 12, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show February 12, 2012 Feb 12, 2012 | 2:59:50We claim to be the radio show bringing you, "Music for Music Lovers", and we live by that claim tonight. Bob Mackowycz Jr. drops in to prepare us with some ideas for Valentine's Day, with some not so typical Valentine's Day music. Strombo Show producer Mike Sullivan will jump on the microphone for his new 5 Songs in 5 Minutes section. And as we always bring a new Magnificent 7 Countdown with this week's best new music, plus some Hip Hop love from Childish Gambino, Tom Waits love from Afie from Bahamas, and an all request Big Lie Down.
Feb 5, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show February 5, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show February 5, 2012 Feb 5, 2012 | 2:59:50Super Bowl and side men. Our trusted collaborators, George and Bob Mackowycz Jr. nod to the great sidemen of all time; the understated contributors to great bands and those who compliment the greats in music. To celebrate Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI, Darby is bringing in some anti-jock sport jams - scrapping the Gary Glitter, House of Pain and Queen by subbing in the Bob Dylan, Dennis Alcapone and Tragically Hip. This week's Magnificent 7 Countdown features a brand new track from M.I.A., some Yukon Blonde and Jack White's first solo effort. So turn down the commentary and let us provide the game's soundtrack.
Jan 29, 2012 | 3:00:00The Strombo Show January 29, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show January 29, 2012 Jan 29, 2012 | 3:00:00We visit the past, present and future of music tonight. With The Magnificent 7, we rifle through the best of today's music from the Darcys' reinterpretation of Steely Dan's classic 'Aja' to Plants & Animals latest. George talks to Alan Cross - the voice of the History of New Music about his perception of the music industry and the direction that its going. We celebrate the flower child generation by tripping on a psychedelic musical journey into the sounds of the Hippie-Era before getting horizontal in the Blues Big Lie down.
Jan 22, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show January 22, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show January 22, 2012 Jan 22, 2012 | 2:59:50As a response to our Band of Brothers, we run through some more sibling collabs in our Sister Act - with offering ranging from Tegan & Sara to All Saints to Pointer Sisters. And as always, we deliver some great new music on the Magnificent Seven and Bob Mackowycz Jr. provides the perfect sound track for travelling. Also, Michael Franti talks about his desert island album choice and Canadian darling Kathleen Edwards shares her favourite Tom Waits track before we drop into a mellow hip-hop lie down. The Spirit of Radio is alive and well.
Jan 15, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show January 15, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show January 15, 2012 Jan 15, 2012 | 2:59:50Music lovers reunite as Bob Mackowycz Jr. stops in to chat with George about music and dreams. We are excited about some of the new music on The Magnificent Seven Countdown. Also - we pay tribute to an under-rated songwriter, spin some great Soul and Gospel and we talk about all these bands getting back together.
Jan 8, 2012 | 2:59:50The Strombo Show January 8, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show January 8, 2012 Jan 8, 2012 | 2:59:50We are done all of our specials and back to the regular program. We have a great Magnificent 7 Countdown with some of the best new music, including a Canadian exclusive from a band named after diseased mammals. Figure that one out? We are also planning a musical intervention with someone who "hates" The Beatles. The Can Con Don is going to visit to give George the ultimate Can Con quiz. Plus - we celebrate some Legends and Brothers (as in Siblings). Music by Music Lovers, The Spirit of Radio is jam-packed tonight.
Jan 1, 2012 | 2:59:55The Strombo Show January 1, 2012 Audio
The Strombo Show January 1, 2012 Jan 1, 2012 | 2:59:55To celebrate the year that was, and start the year to come with some great music, we ran down your favourite DJ Blends from 2011's Strombo Show. Enjoy some brilliant curated sets from some very talented artists.
Dec 11, 2011 | 2:59:55The Strombo Show December 11, 2011 (Strombo Hundo Part 1) Audio
The Strombo Show December 11, 2011 (Strombo Hundo Part 1) Dec 11, 2011 | 2:59:55The year is wrapping up, which means it is time again for the Strombo Hundo. The Hundo is a list of our 100 favourite songs of 2011. Canada again produced some amazing music this year and we are happy to play some of these great songs, as well as some of the Best music worldwide.