The Windsor Scene with Lauren Hedges

Posted: April 28, 2011 by thewindsorscene in CJAM 99.1 FM, The Windsor Scene Radio Show
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Lauren Hedges

The playlist for Wednesday, April 27, 2011;

Trish Wales – Holding You (Single – 2010)

Shared Arms – Zavits (Unreleased Jams – 2009)

Wayfarer – Arts and Warcrafts (Our Fathers – 2010)

The Decay – That Street (This Month’s Rent – 2009)

Devilz By Defintion – A Gram Short 20 (Windsor Zene February Sampler – 2011)

The Heatseeking Moisture Missiles – Hidin’ in the Bushes (Windsor Zene December Sampler – 2010)

Gypsy Chief Goliath – Elephant in the Room (Windsor Zene December Sampler – 2010)

Pitch Union – Yeah (Windsor Zene January Sampler – 2011)

Surdaster – The Truth (Acoustic) (Surdaster Live – 2006)

Anonymous Bosch – Offspring Back in the Race (Anonymous Bosch – 2010)

The Vaudevillanaires – Your Filthy Swagger (Race Hell) (From The Tank – 2011)

Weirdonia – 1960’s Antique Clock (Jarritolum – 2010)

Awake to a Dream – Tainted (EP – 2011)

High Mother – Not For Another Day (Gotta Get Love – 2011)

Dave Russell – Rocking Chair (Unnatural Disaster – 2010)

Hammerdown – Burn it Down (EP – 2011)

Desertion – Love, Hate, Homicide (Welcome to Nothing – 2009)

The song that opened today’s show, “Holding You” by Trish Wales is a cover of a song originally written by Tim McDonald, who was last week’s guest on the show. A big thanks to both Tim and Trish for providing that some for me to spin today. Here’s another of  Trish’s songs for you to check out;

Last Friday’s The Creepshow concert at The Blind Dog was everything that I could have hoped for. EVL, The Fourjury, and The Locusts Have No King all did a fabulous job opening the show and showing our guests just what Windsor has to offer musically. Punk, alt-country, and roots-rock bands that got the crowd warmed up for some wild psychobilly. To get all the details, and see some pretty rad shots, read the article.

On Saturday Inferno Fest went down on both stages of The Blind Dog. I hungout for a little while, liked some of what I saw, didn’t like some of it. Things were running behind, as would be expected – but by about an hour and a half? (I personally found this to be a bit excessive). There were also perhaps some organizational matters I might have handled differently, but I host a radio show, not concerts, so what do I know? All of those in attendance seemed to be enjoying themselves, and the bands as well, and that’s really what matters.

Coming up this Friday at FM Lounge is the High Mother CD release show with Curbside Sofa. These guys released a demo last year, which I was definitely impressed by, and the quick listen that I gave to their full-length leaves me with the same impression. This show is probably one to check out, and the band one to follow.

In another massive event of Windsor talent, this Saturday sees downtown taken over by the Songs for Sangha event, where bands are donating their performances to help raise money for Sangha Human Services Inc, a charity looking to help battle poverty in Windsor-Essex. There will be performances from fourteen local groups at three venues, starting around 10pm. There is a $5 suggested donation at the door, and raffles at each venue with tickets going for $5 each or 3 for $10. There will be a more in depth look at the event posted soon, so keep an eye out for that.

Tune in next week to The Windsor Scene on CJAM 99.1 FM between 5 and 6:30 for more on the city’s musical culture.

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