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The Guest List
Thursday November 11th, 2021 with Joe Reilly
Interviews with Slo' Tom, Lynne Hanson and Dave Monk of the group Guest Room Status

It's a funding drive show and it's an all-local lineup on the program today. So if you enjoy hearing about great music that is being produced by artists living in the Ottawa-Gatineau area please consider making a donation to CKCU-FM's annual funding drive and consider making it to this program the Guest List using this link: On today's show we open with Slo' Tom (Stewart) talking about what he's been up to during the latest waves of the COVID pandemic. We hear about new music he's working on with the Handsome Devils, a solo album coming soon and about how he's involved with an open stage here in Ottawa that features a wide range of artists each and every week. We also hear Tom's heartfelt encouragement for you to make a donation to help keep CKCU on the air for another year. Next up we check in with Lynne Hanson. We hear about how Lynne has been impacted by the restrictions brought on by the COVID pandemic and how she's been working on new music that she has learned to produce herself - just because of all the downtime she's had due to lockdowns and the fact that she hasn't been able to tour for quite some time. The new songs sound amazing and Lynne gives us some insights into the songs. A new album is coming next year and we look forward to hearing it. You can see Lynne playing live at the MERA Schoolhouse in McDonalds Corners on Sunday, November 28th at 2 p.m. You can buy Lynne's music here: Finally, something I love doing is talking to artists who are relatively new on the scene, and today we hear from Dave Monk all about his group Guest Room Status. We hear about how Dave's family life revolved around lots of music making at home and how that has helped inspire him to create original music. Dave explains how Guest Room Status got together, made its debut e.p. and will be playing at Live On Elgin on Thursday, November 18th. We also explore some of the themes behind a couple of songs and talk about their great guitar riffs. Always exciting to hear about brand new music being created in Ottawa. Check out Guest Room Status's music on the Bandcamp site and check out where you can get tickets to the concert using the links below: Support independent music and support us here at CKCU during our Funding Drive. Thanks for listening!!
Down In A Government Town
Slo' Tom and the Handsome Devils - Down In A Government Town - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian
And The Days Are Short Again
Furnaceface - and the days are short again... - Upright Records Canadian
Catch My Breath
Lynne Hanson - Single Ocean Breath - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian New
Lynne Hanson - Single - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian New
Guest Room Status - Guest Room Status - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian New
A Coloured Picture
Guest Room Status - Guest Room Status - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian New
The next song "Unlocked" only appears on the On Demand version of the show. It would not fit on the FM broadcast which is limited to 60 minutes.
Guest Room Status - Guest Room Status - Indie (on Bandcamp) Canadian New
Interactive CKCU
Hey Joe, a few dollars heading your way for the guest list

5:54 PM, November 11th, 2021
Joe Reilly (host)
Wally thanks again for all the support you have shown to CKCU and to me through my programming at the station. And thanks for all you do to bring independent music to people. You are an integral part of our music community.

11:10 AM, November 12th, 2021