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The Wavelength

The Wavelength
Monday May 10th, 2010 with Joe Reilly
There's More to Iceland Than Volcanic Ash! Two Fabulous Icelandic Artists Featured

While the Habs pushed the Pens to a game 7 (gotta Stay Positive sang the Hold Steady over the airwaves as the Habs posted the win!)the show tonight featured two Icelandic artists that I ventured to Montreal to see last week. Jonsi of Sigur Ros put on a spectacular show on Sunday night past at Metropolis. If you ever get a chance to see him perform... take it. Meanwhile visit his website jonsi.com and get up to date with his music and other goodies. Johann Johannsson also hails from Iceland. He put on a show with a string quartet and two guys on Mac laptops. A wonderful show. He has a new album out that is the soundtrack to a film called Varmints. You can download the film on iTunes for $1.99. Well worth it. A wonderful short. Check out trailers at the site for the production company Studio aka. Over and out. Go Habs Go!
2 Sips and Magic (feat. NewYork Gypsy All Stars)
Nickodemus - Sun People - ESL
Secret Agent
Tony Allen - Secret Agent - World Circuit
State of Emergency
Halabisky's Uprising - State of Emergency - Indie Canadian
Blues for Brother George Jackson
Archie Shepp - Verve Unmixed 2 - Verve
Dyngyldai
Yat Kha - Dalai Beldir - Unknown
Short Change Hero
The Heavy - The House That Dirt Built - Counter/Ninja Tune
Hati and Skoll
Adam Lastiwka - The Holy Crow - rcat records Canadian
Remember Me Lover
Porcupine Tree - The Incident - Roadrunner/Warner
and the government will protect the mighty
Hawksley Workman - Meat - Isadora/Warner Canadian New
Stay Positive
The Hold Steady - Stay Positive - Universal
Wooden Arms
Patrick Watson - Wooden Arms - Secret City Records Canadian
Basic Space
The xx - The xx - Young Turks New
Grow Til Tall
Jonsi - Go - XL New
Hengilas
Jonsi - Go - XL New
Sinking Friendships
Jonsi - Go - XL New
Rainwater
Johann Johannsson - and in the endless pause there came the sound of bees - Type New
Theme/City Building
Johann Johannsson - and in the endless pause there came the sound of bees - Type New
Melodia (Guidelines for a Propulsion Device Based On Heim's Quantum Theory)
Johann Johannsson - Fordlandia - 4AD
Chicago Train
The Besnard Lakes - The Besnard Lakes are the Roaring Night - Outside Canadian New
Snowballs and Icicles
Brendan Canning - Something For All Of Us - Arts and Crafts Canadian
Gold Guns Girls
Metric - Forget sorry - Not sure Canadian