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The Peaking Goddess Collective, a four-piece live digital & organic band known for its outstanding and longstanding performances.
Nasha Kasha is a weekly radio program about Ukrainian life. We travel Ontario and beyond to bring you stories about remarkable lives and events. Our 28 minute episodes are in English with some Ukrainian and music offerings.
An intermittent podcast created by two disgruntled DJs, fed up with the current state of radio, in the hope of finding interesting and varied sounds and passing on their discoveries.
Life's too short for bad music, get on board for your around the world music adventure. Fasten your seat belts and be prepared for turbulence as we follow our usual weekly path of global roots and grooves. Departing from the UK, we take passengers on a weekly hour long trip around the world exploring as much music as we can. Touching down for new releases, old favourites, interviews and reviews. No visa or passports required. Music without borders. GondwanaSound is a magazine style radio bro ...
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, Songlines magazine covers the world's most exciting music from traditional and popular to contemporary and fusion, featuring artists from all around the globe. Songlines is packed full of the latest CD reviews, artist interviews, guides to particular world music traditions, concert-listings, travel stories and every issue comes with an exclusive compilation CD.
Bluegrass Ambassadors is the Non-profit arm of the internationally touring band, Henhouse Prowlers. The group has played in 11 countries in Africa, Russia, Pakistan and more. From learning songs and traditions of different cultures to finding fans of American music in the most remote parts of the world, these adventures have shaped the bands sound and outlook on life. Come along with us as we post interviews, music, and stories from people you might never hear from otherwise.
Note: the latest episode of Spin The Globe will be available here for the time being, but if you want archived episodes, head over to http://www.mixcloud.com/SpinTheGlobe Spin The Globe - world music radio show originating at KAOS-fm, Olympia USA. Featuring music from around the planet, plus artist interviews and global culture information. More info at http://spintheglobe.earball.net podcast in cooperation with SoundRoots - http://www.SoundRoots.org
Last year Hockey Manitoba surveyed the top reasons to play the game. There’s the fun, the fitness. It is a confidence builder, develops skills, helps make friends. Hockey is a community. The game is competitive, it releases stress, and there are travel opportunities. Finally, hockey opens doors. Only a fraction of those who play realize big dreams.…
A morning stroll. Meeting a stranger. An invitation to chat. A hidden story surfaces, and it tumbles forth. Welcome to this week’s episode of Nasha Kasha.By Steve Andrusiak
Does food taste better when the waiter slams your plate down in front of you? Does a bit of attitude spice up your meal? If it does, you would have loved, loved Pat’s Lunch- back in the glory days of the Winnipeg's Exchange District. Step inside. The coffee's on.By Steve Andrusiak
On the last day in September Canadians face forward to offer respect and prayers as they reflect on one of the darkest periods in Canadian history.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. Justin Adams & Mauro Durante : Cupa Cupa from the CD Still Moving (Ponderosa Music) 3. Monsieur Doumani : Alavrostishiotis from the CD Pissourin (Glitterbeat) 4. Granny's Attic : Rakes Of Kirkby/ Will Grimdon's No. 2 from the CD The Brickfields (Grimdo…
Canada’s federal election is behind us, and Nasha Kasha goes in search of silver linings and meaning, while taking in Toronto's Annual Ukrainian Festival.By Steve Andrusiak
During the First World War, Ukrainian Canadians and others from Eastern Europe were labelled enemy aliens and robbed of their freedom. Canada’s first national internment was brought about by the War Measures Act and didn't end until well after that War.By Steve Andrusiak
University students are back on campuses across Canada. In Ottawa, a recent graduate and a final year student speak about their respective scholarly, community and personal pursuits.By Steve Andrusiak
It is a love story that started long ago and continues today. September 1st, Irena Pavliw turned ninety. In this week's episode of Nasha Kasha, the author and educator recalls love in a time of uncertainty, survival and recovery.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. Spiers & Boden : Hind Horn from the CD Fallow Ground (Hudson) 3. Ben Walker & Kirsty Merryn : Jolly Ploughboy from the CD EP Life And The Land (Folkroom) 4. Barbora Xu : Olin Ennen Otramaana from the CD Olin Ennen (Nordic Notes) 5. Maarja Nuut : Kutse …
When marchers set out on their 500 kilometer trek from Sudbury to Parliament Hill, organizers blessed their efforts to bring attention the victims of residential schools. The name they chose was Blinding Light Tiger Lilly. Like reconciliation with our First Nations, the lily stands atop a tall strong stem. Petals are complex and multi layered. And …
Nasha Kasha is back on the road. With masks and social distancing at the ready, we present a long overdue visit to catch up.By Steve Andrusiak
Taras Shevchenko is a poet who modeled language retention, free speech, courage and grace in the face of oppression. Today his spirit and example quietly inform anyone who will take the time to notice. This report is from Quebec City.By Steve Andrusiak
Pets provide nonjudgmental emotional support. Studies show that contact with pets reduces stress, and that animals help older adults cope with social isolation— Here is Nasha Kasha’s all cat show. Some of these stories may conflict with the data, but each has a happy endings.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. Massilia Sound System : Sale Caractere from the CD Sale Caractere (Manivette) 3. Moe Alileche : Be Proud Of Who You Are from the CD Humanity Is Falling Apart (Flag Of Freedom) 4. Charlie Parr : Rain from the CD Last Of The Better Days Ahead (Smithsonia…
2021 is the 150th anniversary year of Ukrainian poet Lesya Ukrainka. Her significance for Ukraine and for Europe is this week’s story on Nasha Kasha.By Steve Andrusiak
This week, Nasha Kasha revisits North Winnipeg, and we learn about its history and evolution from a long time resident and film-maker.By Steve Andrusiak
Ricky Skaggs plays one in Mandolin Rain. Rod Stewart’s mega hit Maggie May closes with one. R.E.M featured one in the song Losing My Religion. Today, Nasha Kasha salutes the mandolin. Companion, music tool, sad song tremolo.By Steve Andrusiak
Halifax broadcaster, author and politician Richard Zurawski was very close to his father. But for much of his life Richard knew only a fraction of his father's story.By Steve Andrusiak
He is called the father of multiculturalism. Senator Paul Yuzyk died July 9th, 1986. As we approach the 35th anniversry of his passing Nasha Kasha acknowledges Yuzyk's legacy.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. Ma Polaine : Audrey from the DL Single (Ma Polaine) 3. Half Deaf Clatch : Severine The Voodoo Queen from the DL album Severine The Voodoo Queen Of New Orleans (Speak Up) 4. Màiri MacMillan : Cailleach Mhòr Stadhlaigh from the CD Gu Deas (Mairi MacMilla…
A rushnychok is an embroidered cloth: a memento haded down through generations. Here is the story of a band that wove their songs and music through that embroidery for more than a decade.By Steve Andrusiak
Marten Falls First Nation is an Anishinaabe reserve located in Northern Ontario. It’s communities live on both sides of the Albany River far to the north of Thunder Bay. This week Nasha Kasha brings us their story. First we’ll hear from Canada’s top First Nations leader.By Steve Andrusiak
Nasha Kasha visits Sarnia to reprise and to update the story of a church congregation, like so many, on the margins of viability.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. JP Harris' Dreadful Wind & Rain : Country Blues from the CD Don't You Marry No Railroad Man (Free Dirt) 3. Nick March : Dig A Hole (Little Lulie) from the CD EP Swing Your Partner (Nick March) 4. Dobet Gnahore : Désert from the CD Couleur (Cumbancha) 5…
To come to live permanently in a country other than one’s native land is to immigrate. What the Oxford Canadian Dictionary doesn’t mention are the hardships.By Steve Andrusiak
Songlines is delighted to be the media partner of Andy Kershaw’s new podcast series: ‘Andy Kershaw Plays Some Bloody Great Records’. You can hear the very first episode here which features a wide range of Andy’s favourite music and includes an exclusive kitchen session from singer-songwriter guitarist Steve Tilston. For future episodes and to subsc…
As the worldwide pandemic forces us to press "paws" on community life and to stay close to home, it does enhance our appreciation for our homes and the pets in them. Among these is one particular species, many consider to be- the cat’s meow.By Steve Andrusiak
It is rare. Only a few hear it. Fewer still answer. This week, Nasha Kasha chronicles the last three years of one couple, who followed their calling into Ukrainian life.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. E. T. Mensah : All For You from the CD King Of Highlife: Anthology (RetroAfric) 3. Rans Boi's African Highlife Band : Highlife Comes To Europe from the CD Highlife On The Move (Soundway) 4. Olivia Chaney : False Bride from the CD The Longest River (Nonesuc…
Mark and Marichka Marczyk have earned two Dora Awards, an Edinburgh Fringe First Award, and an Amnesty International Freedom of Speech Award. Today on Nasha Kasha, they speak of their music and meeting at an intersection in Ukrainian history.By Steve Andrusiak
Today Nasha Kasha introduces two life-long musicians, who also thrive at their day side construction jobs. And we will learn how music sustains them, particularly during this pandemic.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. John Hiatt w. The Jerry Douglas Band : Long Black Electric Cadillac from the CD Leftover Feelings (New West) 3. Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg : Dark Eyes from the CD Uncut: Dylan Revisited (Uncut) 4. Radio Tutti & Barilla Sisters : Rumba Morena from t…
For the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, Nasha Kasha offers recollections, analysis and a prayer.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. (Old Sig) Tiger Moth : Sloe Benga from the CD Mothballs Plus (Weekend Beatnik) 3. Ojos De Brujo : Runali from the CD Techari (Diquela) 4. Think Of One : Tirar Onda from the CD Trafico (Crammed) 5. Cheika Rimitti : Kijani from the CD N'ta Goudami (Because) …
Ukrainians in PEI maintain their roots pretty much on their own. The population is tiny and still they thrive on the Island that is Canada's smallest province.By Steve Andrusiak
Friends, family and music. They are all elements of a beautiful dance called life. This is true, even if the dancing has to be done at a distance.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik) 2. Jumpleads : False Knight On The Road from the DL album The Stag Must Die (Ock) 3. Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi : Waterbound from the CD They're Calling Me Home (Nonesuch) 4. Piers Faccini feat. Ben Harper & Abdelkebir Merchane : All Aboard from the…
Summer Festival organizers and performers are itching to welcome attendees back, and they hope at least part of the 2021 season can be salvaged. As we all await post pandemic freedom, here’s a look back at a British Columbia favourite.By Steve Andrusiak
This week Nasha Kasha explores fusion and harmony in Ukrainian music. We begin with a project that blends reggae with Ukraine’s iconic instrument: the bandura.By Steve Andrusiak
1. (Sig) The English Country Blues Band: The Italian Job (Weekend Beatnik) 2. Spiro : The White Hart from the CD First Light (Real World) 3. The Rheingans Sisters : Green Unstopping from the CD Bright Field (RootBeat) 4. Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne : Ripon Sword Dance Song from the CD Outway Songster (Wild Goose) 5. Bird In The Belly : Irish Emigran…