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The Strombo Show: Brave Shores

Editorial Staff
The Strombo Show, January 18, 2015

Listen to the January 18, 2015, episode of the Strombo Show. 


"Hold your breath a little longer. Let's go dancing underwater."

The Strombo Show ran 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 joined by Brave Shores for a feature interview and solo performance from his home.

Brave Shores are a Toronto-based electro-pop group made up of siblings Jay and Stefanie McCarrol. They've received a heavy dose of praise for their euphoric, accessible melodies and '80s-influenced chord melodies that accompany their eponymous debut EP.

Although this collection of hooks and harmonies is a starting point for their collaboration, they've previously shared stages with some of our nation's most celebrated acts including Feist, Hayden, Zeus, Rich Aucoin and the Golden Dogs.

Also, our friends Biz Markie and Leah Fay of July Talk visit to spin some records.

As always, we tipped our hats to those groundbreakers and game-changers with a Nod to the Gods, spun the best new tracks, paid tribute to Tom Waits on Ten with Tom and we'll send you into the horizontal with the Big Lie Down.

Lock it. Crank it. Join the collective!


M7. Marilyn Manson, "Cupid Carries A Gun"
M6. VIET CONG, "Silhouettes"
M5. Darlene Shrugg, "Freedom Comes in a Plastic Card"
M4. HEEMS, "Sometimes"
M3. GREYS, "Adderall"
M2. Action Bronson, "Actin' Crazy"
M1. Ty Segall, "Mr. Face"


Steve Earle, "Copperhead Road"
Betty Wright, "Ain't No Sunshine"
Marilyn Manson, "Cupid Carries A Gun"
Big Star, "Feel"
Viet Cong, "Silhouettes"
SPOONS, "Romantic Traffic"
Darlene Shrugg, "Freedom Comes in a Plastic Card"
HEEMS / "Sometimes"
JAY Z, "Hard Knock Life"
Biz Markie, "Just A Friend
Steve Miller Band, "Fly Like An Eagle"
FKA Twigs, "Two Weeks"
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, "Maps (Acoustic iTunes)"
Chet Faker, "Gold"
GREYS, "Adderall"
Black Sabbath, "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath"
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, "Diamanda Galas"
Carpenters, "Superstar"
Brave Shores, "Surf's Up"
Golden Dogs, "Permanent Record"
Broadcast, "Papercuts"
Eminem, "My Name Is"
Radiohead, "Let Down"
Ben Folds Five, "One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces"
BART, "Magic Sun"
Brave Shores, "Surf's Up (Live Acoustic Strombo Session)"
Brave Shores, "More Like You (Live Acoustic Strombo Session)"
Brave Shores, "Come Back (Misfits Cover)(Live Acoustic Strombo Session)"
Led Zeppelin, "How Many More Times"
Robert Plant & Allison Krauss "Trampled Rose"
OMEGA / "Gyöngyhajú lány"
Action Bronson, "Actin' Crazy"
Ty Segall, "Mr. Face"
July Talk, "The Garden"
Gord Downie, "Chancellor"
Michael Jackson, "Ben"
Mahalia Jackson, "We Shall Overcome"
Supertramp, "Goodbye Stranger"

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.