The Album Drop – August 9, 2016

Today we share new tunes from Dinosaur Jr., The Steve Adamyk Band and Young Rival. We also look at a record nominated for the 2016 Polaris Music Prize and scour the history books to compile the best of This Week In Music History.


  1. Steve Adamyk Band – Graceland
    • False Teeth
    • Swallow You Whole
    • Carry On (Stream this here

  2. Cake (UK) – Blue Powder (Read the article I mentioned here.)

    • Running Away
    • Falling
  3. No Kids – Cherry Tree (Feat. Genevieve Castree) (Stream it at Exclaim!)
  4. Andy Shauf – The Magician
  5. Dinosaur Jr. – Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not
    • I Told Everyone
    • Tiny
    • Lost All Day
  6. Young Rival – Oh Nancy

The Album Drop – July 26, 2016

New tunes this week from The Julie Ruin plus we continue our Polaris Prize Preview, this week in music history and so much more!


  1. Outer Rooms – Worldless Fantastic (Stream/Purchase Below)
    • Robin’s Egg Blue
    • We Can Help You Make Money
    • The Eighties

  2. Jack Moves – I Go To Work

    • Round & Round
    • Here Today Gone Today
  3. Pennywise – Bro Hymn (Tribute)
  4. Pup – If This Tour Doesn’t Kill You, I Will
  5. The Julie Ruin – Hit Reset
    • I’m Done
    • Let Me Go
    • I Decide

  6. Prophets of Rage – Prophets of Rage

The Album Drop – July 19, 2016

Today we talk to Simon from Australian Dance-Punkers DZ Deathrays, plus This Week in Music History, new tunes by Blood Orange, Beck, Against Me! and more. Listen Live today at 3PM on CHUO 89.1FM or stream it live on CHUO.FM


  1. Prayer Wheels – Spring EP (Stream/Purchase The EP Below)

    • Cavalier
    • Seesaw Sequence
  2. Kaytranada – Got It Good (Feat. Craig David)
  3. DZ Deathrays – No Sleep
  4. Against Me! – 333
  5. “Weird Al” Yankovic – Hot Rocks Polka

  6. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound

    • Better Than Me
    • Best To You
    • But You

  7. Beck – Wow

The Album Drop – July 12, 2016

Today we speak to Danno from Niagara/Toronto Hip-Hop Group My Son The Hurricane, plus This Week In Music History, tunes from Aloha, Whitehorse, Daniel Romano’s Polaris Prize Nominated Album “Mosey” and more! 3pm today on CHUO 89.1FM – stream it here!


  1. Aloha – Little Windows Cut Right Through (Stream/Download The Album Below)

    • Don’t Wanna Win
    • Signal Drift
    • One Hundred Million
  2. My Son The Hurricane – Roll With The Punches (Stream their album on Exclaim!)

  3. Daniel Romano – Mosey

    • I’m Alone Now
    • Valerie Leon
    • Mr. E Me

  4. Whitehorse – Nadine

The Album Drop – July 5, 2016

New Tunes from Pup, Jay Arner, Joshua Winstead (Of Metric) and the band with possibly the worst name ever.


  1. PUP – The Dream Is Over

    • DVP
    • Familiar Patterns
    • Can’t Win

  2. Jay Arner – II (Stream/Purchase this record below)

    • Street Freaks
    • What’s Reality
    • Personal Line
  3. The Clash – I’m So Bored With The U.S.A.
  4. Joshua Winstead – MMXX (Available as a Pay-What-You Want download from His Website.)
    • The Time It Takes
    • Games
    • Frozen Lakes

  5. Diarrhea Planet – Turn To Gold

    • Bob Dylan’s Grandma
    • Life Pass
    • Lie Down