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Volume, Contrast, Brilliance
Saturday January 27th, 2024 with Steve Kirkland
what was played, what was spoken

U Can Be Happy If U Want To
PORRIDGE RADIO - Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder to the Sky - 2022, Secretly Canadian
Fast Money Music
ALAN VEGA / MARTIN REV - Suicide - 1980, Zé Records
Sunset Flip
MELT YOURSELF DOWN - Pray for Me I Don't Fit In - 2022, Decca
Let Me Go
HACIENDA - Shakedown - 2012, Dine Alone Records Canadian
Cakes and Circuses, Foxes and Crows
HOLLOW HORSE - Leaving Without Saying Goodbye - 2023, self-released New
Power and the Passion
MIDNIGHT OIL - 7-inch A-side - 1983, Columbia
Sleeping with the Enemy
DANIEL TAKES A TRAIN - Last Ticket to Tango - 2021, Rosaville Music
Dance Like a Demon
GINA BIRCH - I Play My Bass Loud - 2023, Third Man Records
The Damage Done
The SISTERS of MERCY - 7" A-side - 1980, Merciful Release
III (Musical Bed)
The GRASSY KNOLL - III - 1998, Nettwerk Canadian
Bury My Heart
GREGG YOUNG-ING / SEVENTH FIRE - V.A.: Till the Bars Break - 1991, Cargo Records Canadian
Angel (Damon Albarn/Graham Coxon Remix)
MASSIVE ATTACK - CD Single - 1998, Circa
IAN HUNTER - You're Never Alone with a Schizophrenic - 1979, Columbia
What Ian Hunter Said
The BAMBOO FRINGE - Taper All the Madness - 2022, self-released
Love Letters (Ketty Lester cover)
DEX ROMWEBER DUO (guest voc: Cat Power) - Ruins of Berlin - 2009, Bloodshot
For California
GOLDEN FAMILE - Eastern, Cloudy - 2003, Music for Cats Records Canadian
Miss June '75
The BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE - Their Satanic Majesties' Second Request - 1996, Tangible Records
III (Musical Bed)
The GRASSY KNOLL - III - 1998, Nettwerk Canadian
The Ballad of Easy Rider (comp: Roger McGuinn)
FAIRPORT CONVENTION - Unhalfbricking (Bonus Track on Re-issue) - 2003, Universal/Island, recorded in 1969
Trumpet of the Dead (instrumental)
MAGIC TUBER STRINGBAND - Tarantism - 2023, Feeding Tube Records New
A Visit to the Behaviorist
BLACKGIRLS - Procedure - 1989, Mammoth Records
Heat Wave
NEGATIVE NANCIES - Heat Wave - 2021, Fishrider Records/Occultation Recordings
All That Is My Own
NICO - Desert Shore - 1970, Reprise
Fade Away and Radiate
BLONDIE - Parallel Lines - 1978, Chrysalis
PASSAGE - New Love Songs 7-inch ep - 1978, Object Music
Hard Times
ATTRIX - 7-inch B-side - 1978, Attrix Records
Part of the Noise
POINTED STICKS - Perfect Youth - 1980, Quintessence Records Canadian
III (Musical Bed)
The GRASSY KNOLL - III - 1998, Nettwerk Canadian
Interactive CKCU
Steve Kirkland (host)
allow your head to get unstuck here

6:05 PM, January 27th, 2024
sorry..please delete...

6:23 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hillbilly, noted and deleted... no worries... Cheers

6:25 PM, January 27th, 2024
just foolin' around!;-) Bad hillbilly! merci✊

6:30 PM, January 27th, 2024
I hear F bombs on the Mighty from time to time....;-()

6:31 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
From time to time, plenty of things to hear on the Mighty that give pause for thought, hb

6:49 PM, January 27th, 2024
Good evening! Just to spread the word some more, the NOBRO show the other night at SAW was excellent! Band in full flight, firing on all cylinders! Go see and hear!

6:56 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Good Evening yourself, Benoît... glad you enjoyed NOBRO. Missed them this time around, but I caught their earlier SAW show and their gig opening for Iggy. They get better each time around.

6:58 PM, January 27th, 2024
This time they were headlining with Taxi Girls opening. Don't get me wrong, TG was good! But as soon as NOBRO came on, or maybe by the second song, you could tell the headliner deserved it. Really, really good; and the lead singer's voice cuts through the 'noise' perfectly.

7:07 PM, January 27th, 2024
Not sure how I missed the first hour but I will need to catch up on that later. Enjoyed the last 2 songs Steve.

7:13 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hi Wally, On Demand is always a friend to CKCU listeners! Helps them not to miss a show when they miss listening to it live!

7:26 PM, January 27th, 2024
Dave JC
Hey Steve, If they can violence galore on the media, what's a few good well placed certain words amongst friends give us something to worry about. Anyway, just back, but listening while driving around. Good stuff.... and do I hear Nico before us?

7:42 PM, January 27th, 2024
Dave JC.
You posted.. Anyway, we keep missing each other

7:43 PM, January 27th, 2024
Dave JC
BTW: AFCON now on Fubo!

7:43 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Mr. JC, good catch on the Nico track. I've yet to watch a full AFCON match (due to the winter break, wasn't paying attention to the FUBO listings) but seen a few highlights... planning on catching up there...

7:47 PM, January 27th, 2024
Hey Steve, thanks for yet another stellar VCB! Goes without saying at this point. Love that Sister of Mercy song you played earlier.

7:50 PM, January 27th, 2024
Y'know, that NOBRO show's sort of spurring me back into going to hear young bands. R n R's best done by the young anyway. I'd have trouble going to hear the Stones play *Street Fightin' Man*, I mean geez... Great show Steve, I'll be coming back for the first bit that I missed!

7:56 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Hey Ian! Thanks, glad you enjoyed!

7:57 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
I hear you B...

7:58 PM, January 27th, 2024
The Pointed Sticks and The Passage both played her in Ottawa back in the day 👏👏👏. Thanks Steve, another great show!

8:00 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Thanks for your attention... and your comments!

8:01 PM, January 27th, 2024
Steve Kirkland (host)
Wally, I forgot that The Passage played here... at The Roxy?

8:01 PM, January 27th, 2024
Yes I believe it was at The Roxy and remember asking Tony Friel to sign the early Fall stuff that he played on :)

8:24 PM, January 27th, 2024
Kenny - Hollow Horse
Steve, I can't thank you enough for playing Cakes And Circuses, Foxes And Crows on your show tonight. Your kindness has left me speechless. It really means a lot to me and I thank you so much for your support. Still listening to the whole show. You have impeccable taste, a real music fan. Thank you too again, Wally.

8:56 PM, January 27th, 2024
Gerry Culligan
Steve thank you very much for playing The Bamboo Fringe , What Ian Hunter said. Cheers. Gerry

10:19 PM, January 27th, 2024