Episode 35: Exploring Osheaga, Canada’s coolest festival

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00:30-5:01 Talk Show Host by Radiohead

05:40 We were at music festivals most of the weekends in July. We started with FVDED in the Park, followed up with Pemberton Music Festival to see Kehlani, and at the end of the month, flew to Montreal for Osheaga Music and Arts Festival.

7:00-8:50 We discuss our thoughts on the location of  Osheaga, which takes place at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal, an island with views of the city centre of Montreal.

9:00-13:14 Brands have become such a huge part of the festival experience and at times it feels like you’re being accosted by marketers as you find your way between stages. We discuss the balance between art, commerce and music at Osheaga, and how brands like Virgin Mobile and Schick Hydro have found a way to make their marketing appealing to concert goers.

13:15-15:29 Osheaga makes art an integral part of the festival experience, and we discuss the various installations that we took in while at the festival.

16:56-20:11 Opera by Jazz Cartier

20:12-24:00 Girls, Women, Ladies by Clairmont the Second. Clairmont released Quest for Milk and Honey and it’s so powerful and timely and good.

24:09-28:24 Cawna Pt. 2 by Staasia Daniels. We pronounced Staasia incorrectly, it’s phonetically pronounced as Stay-Sia. She also just released a project titled Hidden Gems, a very smooth and sexy R&B effort.

30:03-35:10 We give our highlights from Day 1 of Osheaga, which included seeing The Underachievers, Flume and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

35:10-42:00 We recap Day 2 of the festival, and how familiarity kicks in, as you start to understand the layout of the land. We took in Kaytranada‘s set, as well as Best Coast and encountered our first scheduling conundrum between seeing Lana Del Rey and Future. We ended up seeing Lana Del Rey’s set and the Osheaga stage was a perfect fit for her, with fireworks going off during her dreamy performance.

43:15-51:12 Day 3 of Osheaga was definitely the hottest day of the festival. We were there midday for Skepta’s performance and then things cooled down for Grimes set. We were excited to see Disclosure but their set was cancelled due to travel and Radiohead took the stage early and enchanting fifty thousand people for over two hours.

52:21-55:50 Be Somebody by Clams Casino ft Asap Rocky and Lil B

56:10 A reminder that we’ve switched up our format to an extended once a month show. Our next show is scheduled for September 21st.

56:40 Duckwrth is gearing up to release his new project I’m Uugly and he released his new song Get Uugly and we love the video for it. It’s directed by Mancy Gant, and features Channel 3 doing the “Uugly dance” with Duckwrth. He’ll be in Vancouver on September 4th, as part of Anderson Paak and the “Free Nationals” tour.

58:28 We’ve been working super hard on our new wellness line Vellum Wellness. Sign up at vellumwellness.com to be the first to receive news and product samples.

 

 

 

Episode 29

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00:00- 3:23 Turn Your Lights Down Low by Bob Marley and The Wailers

3:24-7:43 Reckoner by Radiohead

8:30-13:45 We discuss the Squamish Valley Music Festival and how inclement weather can affect the experience.

13:46-14:23 Shoutouts to Jazz Cartier

14:24 Shoutouts to Savvy The Amusing, who’s featured us in some of his skits.

15:15-19:25 Trippin’ by Zion I

19:26-23:20 Innocence by Roy Wood$

23:21-26:54 Rich $ex by Future

27:15-38:31 We speak with Zion I about his new album The Rapture: Live From Oaklandia

38:32-41:10 Rich by P.Reign

41:28-43:21 Ifyouhaveazuneihateyou by Bones ft. Spooky Black

43:42-48:40 We talk about the saturation of music festivals and whether we’re at peak festival capacity in 2015.

48:59-52:53 To This Music I’m Committed by Hugo Kafumbi

Episode 26

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00:00- 00:20 Jigsaw Falling Into Place by Radiohead (Snippet)

00:21-3:44 Crew Love by Drake ft. The Weeknd

4:15-5:15 We went to FVDED in the Park and had a great time. We talk about how much the festival has evolved since partnering with Blueprint.

5:15-6:30 We talk about Tyler The Creator’s hilarious set

6:31-7:55 We also caught The Weeknd’s set and the Michael Jackson comparisons are uncanny.

7:56-12:21 Girls born in the ‘90s by The Weeknd

12:22-17:58 100 by The Game ft. Drake

17:59-21:30 Soul Food by Jaiden, K.Forest and Ashton

21:44-26:33 In For It by Tory Lanez

26:34-30:13 I Don’t Sell Molly No More by IloveMakonnen

33:26-50:00 We visited the POPART exhibit at the New Media Gallery and took in some really interesting installations. Their next exhibit 5600k opens on August 14th and features artists working with white light.

50:12-50:20 God Blessed The Dead by Flatbush Zombies (snippet)

50:21-53:35 Feel It All by Hoodie Allen

 

Episode 15

 

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00:00-00:18 I Want to Get High by Cypress Hill (snippet)

00:19-5:20 Weird Fishes/Arpeggi by Radiohead

6:03- 7:20 We discuss the career of JMSN and how much fun it was to try a new format with his interview.

7:20-12:57 We play our JMSN soundscape

13:33-16:44 Ocean by JMSN

16:45- 20:50 Keep Da O’s by Tyler the Creator ft. Pharrell

20:51-24:53 Fashion by Lady Gaga

25:22-32:30 We discuss cultural appropriation at Coachella, and play a clip from Amandla Stenberg’s video on cultural appropriation. We give our reaction, as Indian women, to people appropriating our culture.

32:31-34:50 When by Jaiden

34:51-37:22 Fake Your Dreams by Ain’t No Love

37:22 Monica Lewinsky gave a TED talk recently, we talk about how she was slandered completely in the media for it. Since then, she’s been referenced in over 138 rap songs, in several different languages. We talk about our favorites by Lil B and Cam’ron and play Monica Lewinsky by G-Eazy.

41:55-43:40 Don’t Play by Travi$ Scott ft. Big Sean (snippet)

43:59-47:28 Kick Free by John Orpheus