Mar 28, 2015

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Track List – March 28

Belle & Sebastian – The Party Line (Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance)

Whitehorse – Baby What’s Wrong? (Leave No Bridge Unburned)

Serena Ryder – Stompa (Harmony)

Ethel Smyth – Serenade in D Major: II (Serenade in D Major)

Blackburn – My Train (Brothers in this World)

24th Street Wailers – Cursed (Where Evil Grows)

Seinabo Sey – Hard Time (For Madeline)

The Arkells – Cynical Bastards (High Noon)

Vampire Weekend – Unbelievers (Modern Vampires of the City)

Noah and the Whale – Heart of Nowhere ( Heart of Nowhere)

Stella in the Clouds – The Brightest Sun (Exile on Earth)

Of Monsters and Men – King and Lionheart (My Head is an Animal)

Colleen Brown – Soup and Denim (Direction)

Go Betty Go – By Your Side (Reboot)

Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian at Best (Sometimes I Sit)

Purity Ring – Flood on the Floor (Another Eternity)

Chersea – I Could Lose it All (Gray Matter EP)

The Decemberists – Carolina Low (What a Terrible World What a Wonderful World)

Echo Nebraska – Out Of Time (Send the Ships)

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Mar 21, 2015

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Track List – March 21

Thanks so much to Teagan for coming back into the studio! You can find out more about her at littlecoyotemusic.com.

Metric – Combat Baby (Old World Underground, Where Are You Now?)

Seinabo Sey – Pistols at Dawn (For Madeline)

Father John Misty – Nothing Good Ever Happens (I Love You Honeybear)

Little Coyote – Body Parts (Blood and Bones EP)

Coral Bones – Lemon Tree (Youthemism)

Andy Shauf – Lick Your Wounds (The Bearer of Bad News)

Whitehorse – Evangelina (Leave No Bridge Unburned)

Laney Jones – Broken Hearts (Golden Road)

The Decemberists – Better Not Wake the Baby (What a Terrible World, What a Wonderful World)

Elliott Smith – Happiness (Figure 8)

Robyn – Fembot (Body Talk Pt I)

Ryn Weaver – Octahate (Promises)

Del Bel – In My Solitude (Del Bel)

Little Coyote – Blood Rush (Blood and Bones)

Dr. Dog – From (Fate)

Alana Yorke – Tonight (Dream Magic)

Echo Nebraska – Hey Allison (Send the Ships)

Florence + The Machine – You’ve Got the Love (Lungs)

Christina Martin – I’ve Got a Gun (It’ll Be Alright)

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Mar 8, 2015

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Track List – March 7th

I was happily joined by Mikaela Ben Dori, who runs MusiMapp. We chatted about how pop music trends follow and can predict shifts in politics, culture, and even business! Find out more about her at http://worldonmusic.com/

 

The Dandy Warhols – Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald (Come On Feel the Dandy Warhols)

Echo Nebraska – Hey Allison (Send the Ships)

Towers and Trees – West Coast (West Coast single)

Whitehorse – Fake Your Death and I’ll Fake Mine (Leave No Bridge Unburned)

Other Lives – E Minor (Other Lives)

Cairo – A History of Reasons (A History of Reasons)

AC Newman – The Cloud Prayer (The Slow Wonder)

White Rabbits – Percussion Gun (It’s Frightening)

Purity Ring – Flood on the Floor (Another Eternity)

Seinabo Sey – Hard Time (For Madeline)

The Golden Dogs – Do It For You (3 1/2)

Library Voices – The Prime Minister’s Daughter (Summer of Lust)

Fortunate Ones – Someday Love (The Bliss)

Aimee Mann – Save me (Magnolia)

Del Bel – In My Solitude (Del Bel)

Hey Rosetta – Gold Teeth (Second Sight)

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Feb 21, 2015

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FUNDRIVE 2015 and Custom Mix CDs

It’s that time again.

I’m thrilled and honored to have been the host of Particles and Waves for nearly a year and a half. I can’t describe how much fun it is to play music for you each week, and I hope to do it for as long as I can and get even more guests, interviews, and great tunes. Unlike other radio stations, I’m able to run Particles and Waves with very few restrictions and minimal advertising. CFUV is a non-profit station funded through student fees, government grants, and—most importantly—generous donations from listeners.

Each year in March we hold a week-long fundraising extravaganza that we call Fundrive. The aim is to raise money which goes toward equipment upgrades and purchases, which enables us to keep rocking out over the airwaves. CFUV has been active for thirty amazing years, and we want to go for many more. Fundrive 2015 will be taking place March 13th to 20th, and every show has a minimum donation quota to meet in order to achieve our goal.

What does this have to do with me?
Excellent question, reader! As with last year, Particles and Waves has been tasked with raising a total of $230, and pre-pledges are now open. You can donate as much or as little as you’d like, but we’ve got some really fabulous prizes if you live in Victoria and the promise of a tax receipt if you donate $25 or more.

BUT HERE’S THE DEAL: Just like last year, I am going to sweeten the pot. If you donate $20 or more before March 14th (that’s the date of my Fundrive show), I will make you a custom music playlist. It’ll be either through Dropbox or through Spotify—we can discuss the nitty-gritty later—but it will be a custom curated mix, with a combination of old favourites as well as songs that have never been played on Particles and Waves. $20 is two albums on iTunes; it’s a few coffees at Starbucks, or a couple of drinks out on the town. But for us at CFUV, it means a lot.

HOW DO I GET THIS SWEET PRIZE?

Just go to the donate page on CFUV’s official site, and click link to donate using UVic’s secure server. Leave the “Designation” section as “CFUV Fundrive” and–this is important–specify that you’re donating for Particles and Waves in the comments section. Once you’ve done that, get in contact with me either on twitter @MiaSteinberg or by emailing me through mia [at] miasteinberg [dot] com, to let me know that you’ve donated and discuss getting your custom mix CD!

Thank you, in advance, for whatever you’re able to donate. If you’ve felt like you’ve discovered even one artist thanks to my show, please consider throwing in a few bucks; it keeps the computers running and the microphones sounding sharp.

– Mia

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Feb 21, 2015

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Track List – February 21

It’s sunny and spring-like here in Victoria, so I had a bunch of tracks that make me smile. Hope they did the same for you. :)

Ash and Bloom – Heaven is a Ghost Town (Ash and Bloom)

Noah and the Whale – Heart of Nowhere (Heart of Nowhere)

AC Newman – The Cloud Prayer (The Slow Wonder)

Fortunate Ones – Lay Me Down (The Bliss)

Shred Kelly – Stuck Between (Sing to the Night)

Belle and Sebastian – Enter Sylvia Plath (Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance)

M83 – Skin of the Night (Saturdays = Youth)

Passion Pit – Take a Walk (Gossamer)

Panda Bear – Sequential Circuits (Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper)

Thieves – Falling (Falling)

Alana Yorke – Tonight (Dream Magic)

Hey Rosetta! – Soft Offering for the Oft Suffering (Second Sight)

Aqualung – Nothing Else Matters (Words and Music)

The Unicorns – I Was Born a Unicorn (Who Will Cut Our Hair When We’re Gone?)

Paul Simon – Rene and Georgette Magritte With Their Dog After the War (Paul Simon Anthology)

Florence + the Machine – Swimming (Lungs)

Chersea – Requiem (Grey Matter EP)

The Story Of – After Just a While (The World’s Affair)

Savvie – Gravity (Night Eyes)

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Feb 14, 2015

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Track List – February 14

Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope everyone stocks up on lots of half-price chocolate.

The New Pornographers – Bleeding Heart Show (Twin Cinema)

Manchester Orchestra – All That I Really Wanted (Hope)

Belle & Sebastian – The Party Line (Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance)

The Fortunate Ones – Lay Me Down (The Bliss)

Hey Rosetta! – Gold Teeth (Second Sight)

The Decemberists – Better Not Wake the Baby (What a Terrible World, What a Wonderful World)

Kishi Bashi – Q&A (Lighght)

For Esme – I Found a Place (For Esme)

Field Division – Modest Mountains (Reverie State)

Perfume Genius – Your Drum (Learning)

Coeur de Pirate – Bottom of the World (Trauma)

TV On the Radio – Love Stained (Seeds)

The National – Slipped (Trouble Will Find Me)

Alana Yorke – The Wichita Years (Dream Magic)

Born Gold – Butcher (I Am An Exit)

The War On Drugs – Burning (Lost in the Dream)

Maxence Cyrin – Windowlicker (Modern Rhapsodies)

Breakfast in Fur – Whispering (Flyaway Garden)

Metric – Monster Hospital (Live It Out)

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Feb 7, 2015

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Track List – January 31

Stars – Trap Door (No One is Lost)

Guster – Doin’ it by Myself (Evermotion)

White Rabbits – I’m Not Me (Milk Famous)

Towers and Trees – West Coast (West Coast)

The Decemberists – The Singer Addresses His Audience (What a Terrible World, What a Wonderful World)

Belle and Sebastian – The Party Line (Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance)

Sia – Elastic Heart (1000 Forms of Fear)

Perfume Genius – Take Me Home (Put Your Back N 2 It)

Hey Rosetta! – Dream (Second Sight)

Mother Mother – Very Good Bad Thing (Very Good Bad Thing)

Serena Ryder – What I Wouldn’t Do (Harmony)

Broken Social Scene – Anthem For a Seventeen-year-old Girl (You Forgot it in People)

Born Gold – Hunger (I Am an Exit)

TV On the Radio – Could You (Seeds)

Buck 65 – Super Pretty Naughty (Neverlove)

Walk the Moon – Work This Body (Talking is Hard)

Jeremy Fisher – Song in My Heart (The Lemon Squeeze)

Cold War Kids – First (Hold My Home)

 

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