Monday, November 30, 2009

Episode 44: It's Late

We're getting ever so close to the end: the end of the month, end of the year, end of the decade. But hopefully not at the end of your patience. Here it is, Episode 44, plump with sonorous delights. Plus, you know all those things you were thinking about lately? Yeah, we've thought about them too. Except we have microphones. And opinions. And delusions of greatness.


Arctic Monkeys - Fluorescent Adolescent
Blind Melon - Soup

Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins - You Are What You Love

Vampire Weekend - Walcott

Badly Drawn Boy - Epitaph


Broo-ha-ha in Honduras
Minarets banned in Switzerland
Neil Young as done by Jimmy Fallon

Sunday, November 29, 2009

Hold on...

We here at the Awkward Silences Radio Show are committed to the highest in podcasting quality. Too much corporate-speak? Hmm, well, we've had a slight issue with the internet, so Episode 44 will appear tomorrow. In the mean time, why not check out an episode you missed?

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Episode 43: What's Up With That?

Doesn't everyone love a parade? No? Ooo wee... What's up with that?

It's a veritable parade of hot topics this week, as we unleash a new rapid-fire segment. Plus, more Office talk than you could probably ever want. Oh, and, did you know we play music now? Enjoy!

(Toronto Santa Claus Parade, 1918)


Car Stereo Wars - Radio Edit
Winter Gloves - About a Girl

Tegan and Sara - Living Room
Born Ruffians - Hummingbird

The Strokes - Trying Your Luck
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Pin

The Pixies - Wave of Mutilation

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Episode 42: Better with Age

Remembrance Day, the fall of the Berlin Wall, a recent Royal visit and forty years of Sesame Street: yes, we can find a link between the four. Gloomy November has a knack for casting our focus on old things, anniversaries and institutions. So enjoy this week's episode, as we dust off the old memory album (and play a variety of unconnected, modern music, just because we can).


New Pornographers - Sing Me Spanish Techno
Broken Social Scene - Looks Just Like the Sun

Radiohead - Bangers & Mash
Blonde Redhead - Equus

The Slack Republic - Contrary To Popular Belief
Enon - World In A Jar

The Cure - Love Song
Jimmy Ruffin - Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got

Old Crow Medicine Show - Wagon Wheel

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Episode 41: Same Old Story

...same old song and dance, my friend.

That was an Aerosmith reference. Clever, eh?
This week, we discuss November, mass shootings, the conservation of our industrial heritage, and, of course, The Office. Oh, and, as usual, we talk about ourselves. Enjoy!


Santogold - L.E.S. artistes
Metric - Handshakes

Timber Timbre - Like a Mountain
Grizzly Bear - Deep Blue Sea
The Conservation Authority - Her Stirring Waves

The Clash - Rudie Can't Fail
Blondie - Rapture

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros - Home


The AV Club
The Conservation Authority

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Episode 40: Far & Away

No, you haven't stumbled onto a blog dedicated to Ron Howard's 1992 film (starring the former Hollywood power couple of Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise). It's just, Far & Away is this week's musical theme. And, as it happens, Episode 40 is far and away our most awkward of late, so, umm, aren't you keen on it, now?


Rainer Maria - Life of Leisure
Tegan and Sara - Hop A Plane

Elton John - Rocket Man
Chantal Kreviazuk - Until We Die

Carole King - So Far Away

Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound

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