Sinopse

CITY SLANG is a weekly radio show and podcast featuring killer tunes and actually good interviews with your favourite bands!Produced and hosted by Emmanuel Sayer and Travis Boisvenue. Broadcast across Canada.

Episódios

  • PHIL ELVERUM aka THE MICROPHONES aka MOUNT EERIE

    PHIL ELVERUM aka THE MICROPHONES aka MOUNT EERIE

    14/04/2020 Duração: 01h09min

    Travis and Emmanuel talk to the charming PHIL ELVERUM of THE MICROPHONES and MOUNT EERIE! We cover precisely why The Grateful Dead sucks, scoring free things at the dump, and nerding out over Eric's Trip. Plus we get deep on Phil's highschool road trip across Canada, performing Smashing Pumpkins covers at open mics, and taking baby passport photos. An instant CITY SLANG classic.

  • MINI SLANG 8: CINDY LEE

    MINI SLANG 8: CINDY LEE

    14/04/2020 Duração: 16min

    Travis talks to Patrick Flegel of CINDY LEE and WOMEN about obscure Japanese movies, which Cormac Mccarthy novels suck, and why pop music is boundless.

  • MOTORISTS

    MOTORISTS

    21/01/2020 Duração: 57min

    We've got Toronto's MOTORISTS on the show! We get sidetracked with an extensive discussion about Jim Carrey, and which cartoons were adapted from rated R movies... but then get into the meat of the episode: Motorists handpick a car-themed set list and give us the lowdown on each song. Come for the Ace Ventura talk, stay for the deep cuts!

  • DEADBEAT BEAT

    DEADBEAT BEAT

    20/12/2019 Duração: 39min

    We interview Detroit's Deadbeat Beat outside of Cinqhole in Ottawa! We get deep into record nerd talk about King Crimson, Sparks, and 7" records with a single song on both sides. Plus we discuss shooting videos outside of nuclear power plants, and the time Deadbeat Beat got the best compliment possible from Robert Pollard!

  • WOOLWORM vs NECKING!

    WOOLWORM vs NECKING!

    27/11/2019 Duração: 44min

    Absolutely wild episode. After a surprise family reunion at a Woolworm/Necking show in Ottawa, we put both bands through the CITY SLANG questionnaire! We learn some wild first shows from Russia, a hilarious heckle from the Richmond Night Market, and a harrowing tale of stolen handsome sheet ghost at a Halloween party!

  • CITY SLANG SELECTIONS: Sloan

    CITY SLANG SELECTIONS: Sloan

    13/11/2019 Duração: 19min

    Chris Murphy picks a set of three tunes, including Guided By Voices, The Kinks, The Velvet Underground, and Thrush Hermit! Plus a story about the time Sloan played a Guided By Voices cover at a Guided By Voices show, and a bonus tune from Chris' band Tuns!   Guided By Voices Smothered in Hugs The Kinks - Strangers The Velvet Underground - She's My Best Friend Thrush Hermit - All Dressed Up Tuns - Look Whose Back In Town Again

  • SLOAN!

    SLOAN!

    31/10/2019 Duração: 01h07min

    Chris Murphy of SLOAN joins us out of nowhere, invoked like a Canadian demon after we spoke about them during our 90s episode! Emmanuel has a wide-ranging conversation with Chris about how his hardcore and punk past informed Sloan, their Nirvana crossover, the time Chris' baby was a fashion critic on Canadian Entertainment Tonight, and we find out who the line "it's not the band I hate/it's their fans" is about! PLUS, Chris absolves Emmanuel of abandoning Sloan in his youth! An absolutely essential interview, and one of the more revealing interviews you'll hear with Chris Murphy. That's a City Slang promise™

  • PEACE AND LOVE: an important City Slang announcement

    PEACE AND LOVE: an important City Slang announcement

    31/10/2019 Duração: 07min

    Big announcement! Emmanuel got a sweet new job like a total dummy, and it means from now on we're PODCAST-ONLY, and will no longer air on campus and community radio! But we're not going anywhere, and we have a giant new episode for you out now! Thanks for listening, and thanks to all the stations that supported us throughout the years!

  • MINI SLANG 7: Heather Rappard, director, photographer, video artist!

    MINI SLANG 7: Heather Rappard, director, photographer, video artist!

    07/09/2019 Duração: 18min

    A Mini Slang episode that got lost in the archive is resurrected! You might remember the amazing video for Tough Age's "Me in Glue" from a few months ago. Well, we loved it and got in touch with director Heather Rappard to discuss the video, her video for Old and Weird (a City Slang fave), and the time the only way out of making a bad video was to make an even shittier music video! It's a classic tale of directing.

  • CITY SLANG SELECTIONS: BIG EYES

    CITY SLANG SELECTIONS: BIG EYES

    27/08/2019 Duração: 28min

    In this bonus episode, Kait of BIG EYES picks a set of 3 tunes, including The Nice, and fellow Long-Islanders Blue Oyster Cult and The Lemon Twigs! Plus we put together a set inspired by our interview with Kait, including the Cheap Trick song that named her band, Hawkwind, Utopia, and a King Crimson song Travis thinks can make anyone like King Crimson!

  • BIG EYES!

    BIG EYES!

    15/08/2019 Duração: 43min

    Kait Eldridge of BIG EYES joins us after her show at BLACK SQUIRREL BOOKS to discuss the obscure sci-fi she found, the historic event that nearly killed Cheap Trick in Ottawa, her unlikely gateway band, and we somehow discuss Magic: The Gathering on the show for the second time this year! An all-around nerdy episode with one of our fave guests!

  • CITY SLANG SELECTIONS: Deliluh

    CITY SLANG SELECTIONS: Deliluh

    30/07/2019 Duração: 18min

    In this CITY SLANG SELECTIONS bonus episode, last episode's guest Deliluh picks three tracks to play on the show! It's a wild set spanning the three genres of music: Country, Italian electronic, and Members of The Fall.

  • All 90s tunes, all hour!

    All 90s tunes, all hour!

    24/07/2019 Duração: 01h03min

    It's our 90s episode! A full hour of the most 90s indie/college/underground rock, including a big set of cancon classics, lesser known gems, and a monumental Australian alt-rock hit that will you probably haven't heard, but it's about to blow your mind! The whole episode is just an elaborate excuse to play it! Plus lots of reminiscing about taped over VHSs and long-defunct MuchMusic programming. We play these tunes: Archers of Loaf - Icky Mettle - Web In Front Eric's Trip - Peter EP - Happens All The Time Sloan - Peppermint EP - Sugartune Thrush Hermit - Smart Bomb EP - You Got An Answer Thrush Hermit - Smart Bomb EP - Hated It The Killjoys - Starry Today - I Hate Everyone  Mystery Machine - 10 Speed - Brand New Song hHead - Jerk - Answers Doughboys - Crush - Fix Me You Am I - Sound As Ever - Berlin Chair Sebadoh - Bakesale - Careful Sebadoh - Bakesale - Rebound Superchunk - Here's Where The Strings Come In - Animated Airplanes Over Germany Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream - Mayonnaise

  • DELILUH! (Plus: we won an award!)

    DELILUH! (Plus: we won an award!)

    11/07/2019 Duração: 59min

    DELILUH joins us to discuss ghosts, screwdriver toilets, playing in an abandoned subway station, what bands they'd boot off a cliff, and Michael Caine's coked out birthday! PLUS, it's the episode where we win an award! The NCRA awarded us with the best Syndicated Radio Show at this year's NCRA awards for our tribute episode to Peter Eichhorn! Thanks to all the stations that syndicate us, all our listeners, and the NCRA!

  • MICHAEL DEFORGE!

    MICHAEL DEFORGE!

    03/06/2019 Duração: 48min

    Comic book artist Michael DeForge joins us to talk about sneaking Montreal icons into Adventure Time, Magic: The Gathering, karaoke strategies, and a hilarious story about meeting underground comix legends when he was 12! Plus we play tunes from his punk band Moul D.!

  • Alexandra Streliski!

    Alexandra Streliski!

    10/05/2019 Duração: 58min

    Less rock more Bach! Emmanuel talks to neoclassical Pianist Alexandra Streliski about making classical music accessible, how DIY communities influenced her, and not wanting to work in the classical industry! Plus she picks a set of her influences, including Phillip Glass.

  • Bleu Nuit

    Bleu Nuit

    17/04/2019 Duração: 51min

    Bleu Nuit join us to discuss their new album and formative late night Québécois TV! We talk French Simpsons, Bleu Nuit (the erotic TV series), and something NAMED "Call TV" that absolutely blows our minds!  PLUS we call a special guest from the band Victime to fact-check the episode, including a disparaging claim about butt chugging! It's some of the biggest laffs we've had recording an episode, and it's NOT TO BE MISSED!

  • N0V3L

    N0V3L

    29/03/2019 Duração: 52min

    NOVEL join us from a ferry to Victoria! We untangle the Crack Cloud collective, talk about signature pies, band dogs, Tetsou The Iron Man, and taking “inspiration” from the Maxell cassette logo!

  • VICTIME!

    VICTIME!

    08/03/2019 Duração: 55min

    We talk to VICTIME live from a bathroom in Québec!  We discuss their recent tour, NOT taking acid in the catacombs, how to get European punks to stop smoking indoors, and they walk us through how to successfully call out a festival for gender disparity!

  • MIKE KROL returns

    MIKE KROL returns

    15/02/2019 Duração: 01h07min

    The great MIKE KROL returns! One of our favourite guests joins us to discuss the burden of jean fits, what to do with a mannequin head of yourself, visiting Jack Black's house, and how to find the perfect explosion sound. PLUS a comprehensive career update when our hard-hitting news segment "The Krol Report" returns! Track list!  Mike Krol Power Chords Power Chords Mike Krol Power Chords Power Chords Mike Krol I Hate Jazz Fifteen Minutes Mike Krol Power Chords What's The Rhythm Mike Krol Power Chords Left For Dead Mike Krol Power Chords Blue And Pink Mike Krol Trust Fund Plague Mike Krol Power Chords Little Drama Mike Krol Power Chords I Wonder Mike Krol Power Chords Nothing To Yell About Mike Krol Power Chords An Ambulance Mike Krol Power Chords Wasted Memory Mike Krol Power Chords The End

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