Tag: Radio

The Mangroves Go Live!

This Monday, November 21st I’ll be doing a fill-in slot at CKDU 88.1 FM from 1:30-3:30pm. I’m working on putting a playlist together right now. So far, I’m only certain that I will play ‘Hitchhike’ by Swiss punk band Kleenex. I couldn’t find a decent version to stream, so here is a cover version by one of the most exciting bands of the last decade, Deerhoof.


The Drum Pick-Up

A Sunday evening, I had dinner at my parent’s house. I drove their pick-up truck back into town at around 10pm. When I got home I realized that, along with this truck, came an opportunity. I’d lent my drum kit to a friend to do a month long tour and now they were sitting in his friend’s living room. I had to get them from his friend’s house to my bandmate’s flat. This meant contacting G, my pal with the drums, him contacting his friend who was temporarily housing them, him calling me back, me contacting my bandmate to see if he’d be home, and finally, both G and I trying to track down a vehicle. A clusterfuck of inconvenience. We’d done this song and dance a few times over the last two weeks to no avail.

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