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Listen to Julia Holter on The Strombo Show

Editorial Staff
The Strombo Show, March 13, 2016

Listen to the March 13, 2016, episode of the Strombo Show. 


"Lady of gold, you would fit beautiful in my wilderness." — Julia Holter, "Have You in My Wilderness'"

The Strombo Show runs the gamut this Sunday night, keeping the spirit of radio alive by delivering the best records in the best order. It's a show for music lovers by music lovers, ranging over three hours of commercial-free music to honour both old and new.

George Stroumboulopoulos was be joined by the singer-songwriter responsible for one of the greatest albums of this past year, Julia Holter. 

Holter's fourth album, Have You In My Wilderness, earned her incredible critical praise for its ethereal pop song structure and gentle ballads. While it has been described as a departure, the album reflects the Los Angeles melodies of Holter's childhood meshed with classical composition, both elements that have been ever-present in her catalogue. In the House of Strombo, she unravels her thought process, adolescent insecurities, performs intimate renditions of her songs and covers Dionne Warwick's "Don't Make Me Over."

We also celebrated the fifth Beatle, George Martin, with some of his finest musical exploits: the Beatles to Peter Sellers and archival interviews with him from throughout his life.

Also, George debuted new tunage from Portland's Dandy Warhols, Toronto's SATE, Los Angeles's Trevor James Tillery, New Brunswick's Laura Sauvage, Sam Cash And the Romantic Dogs and Del Barber's hockey-obsessed project. 

You know what to do: Lock it. Crank it. Join the collective.

Magnificent Seven

Dandy Warhols, "Catcher In The Rye" 
SATE, "Know My Name"
Trevor James Tillery, "Song #2"
Laura Sauvage, "Nothing To Something And Visa Versa"
Sam Cash And The Romantic Dogs, "That Was The Summer"
Kristin Kontrol, "X-Communicate"
Natalie Royal, "Misery Loves Company, Too" 


Emerson, Lake & Palmer, "Lucky Man"
Jesse Boykins III, "B4 The Night Is Thru"
MSTRKRFT, "Little Red Hen"
Nina Simone, "Do What You Gotta Do"
Dandy Warhols, "Catcher In The Rye"
Kendrick Lamar, "untitled 06 | 06.30.2014"
SATE, "Know My Name" 
Ween, "Spinal Meningitis"
Trevor James Tillery, "Song #2"
Laura Sauvage, "Nothing To Something And Visa Versa"
Balthazar, "Then What" 
Open Mike Eagle & Paul White, "Check To Check"
Die Antwoord, "Cookie Thumper!"
Tinariwen, "Assouf"
Sam Cash And The Romantic Dogs, "That Was The Summer"
Treble Charger, "Red"
Kristin Kontrol, "X-Communicate"
Del Barber, "Hockey Night Theme"
Del Barber, "Big League"
The Pogues, "Sally MacLennane" 
Dropkick Murphys, "The Warrior's Code"
Rancid, "Corozon De Oro"
Eddie Vedder & Natalie Maines, "Golden State (Live)"
Julia Holter, "Feel You"
Julia Holter, "Betsy On The Roof (Strombo Session)"
Julia Holter, "Sea Calls Me Home (Strombo Session)"
Julia Holter, "Don't Make Me Over (Dionne Warwick Cover) (Strombo Session)"
Charles Bradley, "Changes" 
Norma Tanega, "A Street That Rhymes At 6 A.M."
Natalie Royal, "Misery Loves Company, Too"
Bill Withers, "Grandma's Hands"
Blackstreet, "No Diggity"
Tom Waits, "John The Revelator"
Grateful Dead, "Uncle John's Band"
Frente, "Bizarre Love Triangle"
Flatbush Zombies, "The Odyssey"
Minor Threat, "Good Guys (Don't Wear White)"
Agnostic Front, "Victim In Pain"
Bad Brains, "Banned In D.C."
Billie Holiday, "It Had To Be You"
The Beatles, "Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only)"
The Beatles, "In My Life"
Shirley Bassey, "Goldfinger"
Peter Sellers, "Hard Day's Night"
Peter Sellers & Sophia Loren, "Goodness Gracious" 
The Beatles, "Tomorrow Never Knows"
The Beatles, "Yesterday (Strings Only)"
The Beatles, "Golden Slumbers"
The Beatles, "Carry That Weight"
The Beatles, "The End" 

For further musical exploration with George Stroumboulopoulos, tune in to The Strombo Show every Sunday night on CBC Radio 2 or CBC Music from 8 to 11 p.m. for three hours of uninterrupted music for music lovers.