Podcast: The AM, Mar. 7, 2022

This week’s episode of The AM (also streaming at CJSW.com):

Atmospheric sounds from Loscil and Earthen Sea, psych-tinged folk from Spencer Cullum and Alabaster DePlume, fuzzed-out guitars from Lorelle Meets the Obscure and Did You Die, and other soul-sating sounds for a Monday morning in March. Plus, Wordfest’s Shelley Youngblut joins in the third hour to talk about ImagineOnAir’s upcoming programming. Enjoy.

(Image by Chel Faust)

Podcast: The AM, Feb. 28, 2022

This week’s episode of The AM (also streaming at CJSW.com): Take a deep breath and submerge yourself in the oblique sounds of The AM, a three-hour respite from a chaotic world. This week is bookended by new music from Bitchin’ Bajas and Orange Crate Art, finding room for vintage soul, modern pop experiments, jangling guitars, desert psych, and other offbeat albums old and new.

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Podcast: The AM, Feb. 21, 2022

This week’s episode of The AM (also streaming at CJSW.com): The holiday Monday made for a groggier-than-usual episode, but fortunately the music holds up even if the hosting is slightly off. After all, it’s hard to go wrong with new tunes from Cate Le Bon, Animal Collective, Exek, Ombiigizi, Congotronics International, Reptalians, and the list goes on…

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Podcast: The AM, Jan. 24, 2022

This week’s episode of The AM (also streaming at CJSW.com): I didn’t notice that the 400th episode of the AM had come and gone, but celebrating number 402 works just as well. I shared the first song ever played on The AM, and there’ll be a Spotify playlist of the first episode’s tracklist available sometime shortly—visit theam.ca for that one. But, we’re always looking forward, and this week’s mix of cosmic synthesizers, melodic art-rock, and psychedelic surf is your recommended way to ease into the last week of January.

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Podcast: The AM, Jan. 10, 2022

This week’s episode of The AM (also streaming at CJSW.com): New music from Neu’s Michael Rother and Cocteau Twins co-founder Robin Guthrie, a double-dip into the sounds of UK label Woodford Halse, a throwback to the sweet sincerity of Martin Rev’s See Me Ridin’, and other dreamy songs for a Monday morning.

Full track list for those who are curious:

Hour One:

  • Exp 1
    Michael Rother, Vittoria Maccabruni • As Long As The Light
  • Dissolution
    Melodien • Monad
  • Periodic Waves
    Bristol Manor • Going Nowhere
  • Galaxies like Grains of Sand
    Hampshire & Foat • Galaxies like Grains of Sand
  • Astral Projection
    Jung People • Empyrean
  • Come With Me
    Eve Parker Finley • Chrysalia
  • Safe
    Copcarbonfire • Deep Forest
  • Band of Rain
    Red Setter • Water Feature
  • Robot Timide
    Ouska • Single
  • Sun Shower
    Various Artists, featuring Yutaka Hirasaka • Futures Vol. 7

Hour Two:

  • Strata
    Marconi Union • Signals
  • Starfish Prime
    Robin Guthrie • Riviera
  • Serious
    Mansur Brown • Heiwa
  • Portrait
    Euchan Chon • Worst Contender
  • I Heard Your Name
    Martin Rev • See Me Ridin’
  • Secret Teardrops
    Martin Rev • See Me Ridin’
  • Pyramid
    Trees Speak • Vertigo of Flaws: Emancipation of the Dissonance and Temperaments in Irrational Waveforms
  • Curse Your Fail
    Broken Social Scene • Old Dead Young (B-Sides & Rarities)
  • Performance
    Modern Nature • Island of Noise
  • Who Has Seen the Wind?
    David Byrne, Yo La Tengo • Ocean Child: Songs of Yoko Ono
  • Bijoux
    Caribou • Up in Flames

Hour Three:

  • Sacred Ritual To Unlock The Mountain Portal
    The Hologram People • Sacred Ritual To Unlock The Mountain Portal
  • A Force at Play
    Cloakroom • Dissolution Wave
  • Slow Shines
    Living Hour • Softer Faces
  • The Straight Line is Dead
    Von Lehbauer • Single
  • Everything is Simple
    Widowspeak • The Jacket
  • Cults
    Florida BC • Salt Breaker Sand
  • Due to Advances in Modern Tourism
    Peel Dream Magazine • Modern Meta Physic
  • Love is In the Air
    Nobaby • Single
  • Sabre
    Monochromatic Visions • Reform
  • Magic Pig
    Tonstartssbandht • Petunia
  • Sunrise
    The Radiation Flowers • Summer Loop