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    Robbie of RUBBER BROTHER RECORDS braves the face melting conditions of Tempe, Arizona to deliver one of the funniest CITY SLANG questionnaires yet! Learn about angst-y Celine Dion concerts, funeral t-shirts, and a town-sized truck stop!

    PLUS a spotlight on Shake! Records, some punk-rock Birthday shout outs, and MORE!

    This week’s tunes:

    Petty Things - Year of The Dog - Bored
    Of The Painted Choir - Barbarous - Cactus Wren
    Best Dog Award - Faith-Based Space Place - Lady Saigoon
    The Thin Bloods - Twin Tumors Vol. 2 - Peter Was a Virus
    The Daddyo’s - It’s A Tough World Out There For a Lonely Girl - Arizona
    Playboy Manbaby - Bummeritaville - Modest Meowz

    Lungbutter - Extractor - Jellyfish
    Literature - Chorus - Court/Date
    Old and Weird - What I Saw - Gig Bag

    The Vibrators - Pure Manio - Whips and Furs
    Choloform - Demo - Clouded Head
    The White Wires - III - Jackie and Donna
    Steve Adamyk Band - Dial Tone - Not Gonna (Ever)

    Fist City - Shake! Records sampler - Queen of The Slugs
    Monster Treasure - Shake! Records sampler - Heat
    Lab Coast - Shake! Records sampler - Really Realize



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    ZAKARY SLAX AND THE TEENAGE MUTANT SUPERSTARZ size up against the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, talk pizza, martial arts, and their upcoming schawarma reservation!

    Plus killer tunes and Birthday shout outs!

    Featuring these tunes:

    Zakary Slax - Teenage Mutant - Get Yr Shit Together
    Zakary Slax - Teenage Mutant - Complainer
    Astral Gunk - Afterburners Vol 4 - Antilove
    Zakary Slax - Teenage Mutant - Remains

    Yellowteeth - Rat King Vol. 1 - Body In The Ocean
    Noise Hounds - Rat King Vol. 1 - Wastin Away
    Astral Gunk - Rat King Vol. 1 - All Surf’s Up

    The Mouthbreathers - Appetite for Deconstruction - Birthdays
    Kappa Chow - Unreleased - Invisible Shadow
    Yellowteeth - Gets in Car - Without a Groan

    WTCHS - It’s Not a Cross, It’s a Curse! - Neil
    The Foggy Notions - Sussed - No One Comes Out Alive

    Allison Crutchfield - Lean In To It - Lupe
    Ought - More Than Any Other Day - Pleasant Heart
    Chad VanGaalen - Diaper Island - Burning Photographs
    Monomyth - Saturnalia Regalia! - Medicine Man

    New Swears - Junk - Day Dreamer
    New Order - Age of Consent




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    Jackson MacIntosh of the band SHEER AGONY talks to us about psychedelic times in Florida, drunk times on camera, and the most macho thing he’s ever done! Heads up: he’s not that macho!

    Plus a spotlight on the KATORGA WORKS label and tunes from the PLASTIC FACTORY RECORDS compilation!

    This week’s tunes:

    Sheer Agony - Sheer Agony 7” - Claptrap
    Sheer Agony - The Unruly Sisters - Goodbye Cream
    Sheer Agony - Sheer Agony 7” - She’s An Artist
    Sheer Agony - Sheer Agony 7” - Good Cats Go To Heaven

    Un Blonde - Tenet - Life Standing Before
    Merchandise - After The End - Green Lady
    Homeshake - Single - Cash is Money

    Institute - 7” - Giddy Boys
    Ivy - Ivy 12” Arch-Foe
    Hank Wood and the Hammer Heads - Stay Home - The Ghost

    Obnox - The Juke That Sat By The Door - Sit Yo Ass Down
    Golden Pelicans - Total Punk Records 12” - Pissin In a Puddle of Puke
    Spray Paint - Cussin 7” - Cussin

    Nap Eyes - Barrels - Meet The Factory
    Special Costello - Meet The Factory - Shopping


  4. Bonnie Doon!


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    Contributor Alanna Why talks to Ottawa’s BONNIE DOON! If you wanna rub cheezies into a wedding dress or can’t stop thinking about pizza, then this is the episode for you!

    Plus a buncha new tunes, including a set of music from the latest Riots Not Diets compilation!

    This week’s tunes:

    Bonnie Doon - An Affair To Imagine - Moon Tan
    Bonnie Doon - An Affair To Imagine - Snow Bone
    Bonnie Doon - An Affair To Imagine - Pizza Shark

    Hag Face - Rag Face Bendy Wendy
    Catholic Girls - Sheila Joined a Cult - Beast

    Los Cripis - I Know Why The Caged Grrrl Sings - Falling
    Frau - I Know Why The Caged Grrrl Sings - Snakeskin
    Dog Legs - I Know Why The Caged Grrrl Sings - Beast Like Me

    No Aloha - Dominionated - Fountains (Nils Cover)
    Family Video - Maybe This Summer - She Reminds Me
    Vibe Wrecker - Demo - Got The Apartment

    Surprise Party - Heart of Love - Surprise
    Makthaverskan - Makthaverskan II - Antabus
    PyPy - Pagan Day - Pagan Day

    Eagulls - Eagulls - Hollow Visions
    Small Teeth - Small Teeth EP - Party Shame
    Lower - Seek Warmer Climes - Bastard Tactics


  5. Viet Cong! Mac DeMarco!


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    VIET CONG takes a break from massaging each other to discuss near homicide, street fights, and Chad Vangaalen’s driving!

    Beloved Canadian weirdo MAC DEMARCO takes the CITY SLANG questionnaire and shares his sordid history with Tommy Lee!


    Check out a video below of an unreleased VIET CONG song shot at their Ottawa show! You were probably there!

    Tunes this week:

    Viet Cong - Cassette - Throw It Away
    Viet Cong - Cassette - Unconscious Melody
    Viet Cong - Cassette - Oxygen Feed
    Viet Cong - Unreleased - Bunker Buster

    Pretty Pretty - Leather Weather - Leather Weather
    Hurula - Vi är människorna våra föräldrar varnade oss för - Om jag tänker alls
    Roberta Bondar - Caustic - Wet Eyes

    The Estranged - Languid Skies - If Everything
    Steve Adamyk Band - Dial Tone - Suicide
    The Sugar Stems - Only Come Out At Night - Baby Teeth

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    Viet Cong and Mac DeMarco on the show this week! Tune in Monday at 9am to hear it live on CHUO 98.1FM, or stream it live online.

    Here’s a preview to get you pumped!




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    Emmanuel gets a blow-by-blow, cross-Canada tour diary from STRANGE ATTRACTOR! They save a whole mall from a gas leak and get steamed at a Winnipeg house party!

    Alannah Why interviews MOTHER’S CHILDREN about who could beat them up and just how many blazers they own!

    Plus a special set from the Dub Ditch Picnic Benefit comp!

    Hear sweet tunes including:

    Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - Alien in This Room
    Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - Escape from DMT
    Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - I’m Trying to Wake You Up
    Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - This is Total Shit
    Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - Hot Dog Water
    Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - Real Dark Place

    Microdot - I’ll Hang with God, but Not Today - Bleeding All Over
    Shearing Pinx - I’ll Hang with God, but Not Today - Tour Romance (Take 1)
    The Zags - I’ll Hang with God, but Not Today - Stop The World From Spinning

    Monomyth - Saturnalia Regalia! - Something Else
    Alex G - DSU - After Ur Gone
    Saffrons - Poncho Records Compilation Vol. 1 - Isis




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    It’s the conclusion of our OTTAWA EXPLOSION BLOWOUT! We subject more people to the hard-hitting CITY SLANG QUESTIONNAIRE!

    Bridget Battle of TWEENS talks pizza, her crush on Kirk Hammett, and straight up spills her beer!

    Jerry Queen of TWEENS, PRETTY PRETTY, and VACATION goes to Circle Jerks shows with his Dad, talks about playing with the Breeders, and pukes up his hair!

    KING’S QUEST talk Thrillhouse, Bill Cosby’s home computer system, and what happens to cheez-wiz after ten years!

    Plus hear these tunes:

    Tweens - S/T LP - Be Mean
    Kings Quest - S/T - Alexander
    Vacation - Candy Waves - Pyro Hippies

    HSY - Cyber Bully  - Cyber Bully
    The Beverleys - The Beverleys - Dreams
    Mexican Slang - Inside The Velvet Castle - Pink Fog
    Greys - If Anything - Use Your Delusion

    Pink Mountaintops - Get Back - The Second Summer of Love
    Tijuana Panthers - Wayne Interest - Torpedo
    Watery Love - Decorative Feeding - Skulls in Zen
    Ultrathin - Minimum Payout EP - Walk Into the Void

    Teledrome - S/T LP - New Motion




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    It’s the first in our OTTAWA EXPLOSION BLOWOUT! We’ve scientifically engineered the best set of questions in the universe, and asked some of our favourite bands to answer the CITY SLANG QUESTIONNAIRE!

    Burger and Dave of TV FREAKS talk fights, why you shouldn’t fuck with them, working at mcdonald’s, and tripping on syzurp!

    Ian and Matt of DAD JOKES find pyrex in dildo boxes and huck bottles at Canadian alt rockers Serial Joe!

    Gina Vinelli of BONNIE DOON talks fighting at Ottawa Explosion, and Bonnie Doon’s Oprah connection!!

    Tunes this week:

    TV Freaks - Leeches 7” - Leeches
    Bonnie Doon - V/A Afterburners Vol. 4 - Pizza Shark
    Dad Jokes - J.C.V.D. - J.C.V.D.

    Protomartyr - Under Cover of Official Right - Maidenhead 
    Blue Angel - Demo - Don’t Want Need To
    Sonic Avenues - Mistakes - In Your Head
    Zex - Savage City 7” - Savage City

    Nubians - V/A Afterburners Vol. 4 - 7 & 7 is
    Organ Eyes - V/A Afterburners Vol. 4 - Sunny Day Jaguar
    Meck - V/A Afterburners Vol. 4 - Kelly Rippa
    Astral Gunk - V/A Afterburners Vol. 4 - Antilove
    The Machine of IX - V/A Afterburners Vol. 4




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    OTTAWA EXPLOSION SPECIAL! We’ve got a spotlight on bands playing the OTTAWA EXPLOSION FESTIVAL, the annual festival full of beer, bands, and BEST BUDS put on by our very own Emmanuel Sayer!

    For more info on Ottawa Explosion and buying tickets go to the OTTAWA EXPLOSION SITE! And get on it, because the party starts TOMORROW!

    The tunes this week:

    Feral Trash - Unreleased - Obey
    Big Dick - S/T LP - Schoolyard Violence
    Low Culture - 7” - Travel Song
    Needles//Pins - Shamebirds - Shamebirds
    New Swears - Junkfood Forever, Bedtime Never - Midnight Lovers

    The Mandates - S/T LP - She’s Walking Over
    Average Times - S/T LP - Summer Nights
    First Base - S/T LP - She’s Boy Crazy
    Pink Wine - S/T - Better Half
    Mother’s Children - Lemon - Break It To Me

    The Marked Men - Fix My Brain - A Little Time
    Steve Adamyk Band - S/T LP - Hollowed
    Sonic Avenues - Mistakes - Wasted Summer
    The White Wires - 7” - Don’t Call Me When You’re Ill

    Protomartyr - Under Color of Official Right - Scum. Rise!
    Tweens - Tweens Be Mean
    Primitive Hearts - Split with Pookie & the Poodlez - Last Chance
    The Creeps - Eulogies - Ghost

    The Yips - Air Loom - Repeater
    Roberta Bondar - Hiss - Salt