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Though I feel an inner self-scorn at my national reference, here is an hour of music from “America’s Hat”.

The file is here, for broadcast at 8am PST on Wednesday, December 12th 2018 on CHLY 101.7fm to 40 coastal communities around the Salish Sea

Them songs

Fiver – Lonesome in this Grave
Fiver – Smoke & Steam
Abigail Lapell – Murder City
Frazey Ford – Bird of Paradise
Wolf Parade – I’ll Believe in Anything
Shred Kelly – Going Sideways
The Harpoonist and the Axemurderer – Hard on Things
Hey Ocean! – Tonight It’s Christmas
OK Vancouver OK – Hologram of Beauty
Blue Moon Marquee – Shading Tree
D-Sisive – West Coast
Classified – 3 Foot Tall
Mantrakid & Ricca Razor Sharp – Bohemian Rap City
The Real News Network: Postal Workers Strike


SSVH: Usual suspects on this waning November moon

It’s sweet!
It’s sour!
It’s varietal!
It’s an hour!

Here is the file, airing live on CHLY 101.7fm on Wednesday November 28th 2018!

You’ll notice a sound that is on the lighter side. The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour this week

B-52’s – Topaz
The New Pornographers – Dancehall Domine
They Might Be Giants – Don’t Let’s Start
Electric Six – The Hotel Mary Chang
Pixies – Motorway to Roswell
of Montreal – Soft Music
The Flaming Lips – The Yeah Yeah Yeah Song
David Byrne – The Great Intoxication
Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Leisure – Got it Bad
Interview: Shoshanna from Salt Spring Dollars (Poolside in the background)
Disclosure/Al Green -Feel Like I Do

Tunes Tunes Tunes, Song Exploder, Real News

This week on your favourite little radio show that could; half groovy jams, and half people talking.

Here’s the file

Blockhead – Coloring Book
Nightmares on Wax – Be, I Do
Blockhead -Insomnia Olympics
Monster Rally – Full Sail
Luke Temple – Hard Working Hand
Destroyer – Tinseltown Swimming in Blood
Song Exploder – Christine and the Queens
The Real News Network – IMF in Latin America


Music, Interview, Music

This week on the Sweet and Sour Variety Hour;

A solid half hour of good tunes, followed by a 20-minute interview conducted by Nolan Duke with Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper about their NFB film, Metamorphosis.  After that, we have 3 WuTang tracks and the unofficial old school  CHLY theme song. I’ll write the tracklist later, but for now…

Here lies the file you seek!  Airing on Wednesday November 14th, 2018 on CHLY 101.7FM to over 40 coastal communities on the Salish Sea

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The Sweet and Sour Variety Hour on Instagram @ssvhradio

Metamorphosis, Nova Ami & Velcrow Ripper, provided by the National Film Board of Canada