Acts of Volition Radio: Session 34

Acts of Volition Radio: Session 34

A mid-summer session of Acts of Volition Radio full of eleven great songs from Polaris Music Prize winners, nominees, and others.

Eleven great songs -. Recorded Sunday, July 26, 2009 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 61min.
  1. Joel Plaskett – Run, Run, Run
  2. Joel Plaskett – Heartless, Heartless, Heartless
  3. Regina Spector – Laughing With
  4. Metric – Help I’m Alive
  5. Dinosaur Jr. – Over It
  6. U2 – Moment of Surrender
  7. Elbow – Running to Stand Still
  8. The Watchmen – Incarnate
  9. Great Lake Swimmers – Pulling on a Line
  10. Ben Folds Presents The University of Chicago Voices in Your Head – Magic
  11. Wintersleep – Miasmal Smoke & The Yellow Bellied Freaks
 

Acts of Volition Radio: Session 33

Acts of Volition Radio: Session 33

Six months later, a new session of Acts of Volition Radio with eight great songs.

Six months and either songs. Recorded Sunday, Feb 15, 2008 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 42min.
  1. Frightened Rabbit – The Modern Leper
  2. Gordie Sampson – Davie Jones
  3. Holy Fuck – Lovely Allen
  4. Mardeen – It’s a Lot to be Loved
  5. The Gaslight Anthem – The ’59 Sound
  6. Kings of Leon – Closer
  7. Eddie Vedder – Rise
  8. Hey Rosetta! – Psalm

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 32

Acts of Volition Radio: Session 32

A summer session of Acts of Volition Radio with 2/3rds Canadian content.

2/3rds Canadian content. Recorded Sunday, July 20, 2008 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 64min.
  1. Matt Mays – Building a Boat
  2. Sloan – Witches Wand
  3. Bell X1 – Rocky Took a Lover
  4. Buck 65 – Cries a Girl
  5. Guided By Voices – I am a Tree
  6. Bruce Springsteen – Radio Nowhere
  7. The Awkward Stage – The Morons Are Winning
  8. Tokyo Police Club – Tessellate
  9. Hey Rosetta! – The Simplest Thing

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 31

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Thirty One

The first session of Acts of Volition Radio for 2008, the future.

Music for 2008, the future. Recorded Monday, February 4, 2008 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 34min.

Session Thirty One Playlist:

  1. Band of Horses – Is there a Ghost
  2. MxPx – Punk Rawk Celebrity
  3. Nada Surf – See These Bones
  4. John Vanderslice – Kookaburra
  5. Ron Sexsmith – God Loves Everyone
  6. Radiohead – Last Flowers to the Hospital

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 30

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Thirty

With winter in the air, Acts of Volition Radio is back with eight great songs.

Eight great songs. Recorded Sunday, October 15, 2007 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 45min.

Session Thirty Playlist:

  1. Wintersleep – Weighty Ghost
  2. The Weakerthans – Utilities
  3. John Vanderslice – Karma Police (cover)
  4. Lassie Foundation – I Can Be Her Man
  5. Jill Barber – Hard Line
  6. Feist – 1234
  7. Silversun Pickups – Lazy Eye
  8. Jimmy Eat World – Big Casino

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 29

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Twenty Nine

A new session of Acts of Volition Radio is full of delightful songs for the summer. The songs may also be enjoyed during other seasons.

Songs for summer. Recorded Sunday, April 5, 2007 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 45min.

Session Twenty Nine Playlist:

  1. Two Hours Traffic – Arms Akimbo
  2. Travis – Big Chair
  3. Jellyfish – Glutton of Sympathy
  4. Stars – Midnight Coward
  5. The New Pornographers – Failsave
  6. Zwan – Lyric
  7. Starflyer 59 – I Win
  8. Manic Street Preachers – Design for Life
  9. Joel Plaskett Emergency – The Instrumental

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 28

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Twenty Eight

This session of Acts of Volition Radio is party will test your musical attention span with some long songs, but will reward you with some music gratification.

Songs short and long. Recorded Saturday, April 7, 2007 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 41min.

Session Twenty Eight Playlist:

  1. Joel Plaskett – Snowed In
  2. Fountains of Wayne – Fire in the Canyon
  3. The Shins – Sleeping Lessons
  4. The Arcade Fire – Intervention
  5. Matthew Sweet – Thunderstorm
  6. Explosions in the Sky – Your Hand in Mine

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 27

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Twenty Seven

The first Acts of Volition Radio session of 2007. Warning: some of these songs might make you cry.

A few pairs of great songs. Recorded Wednesday, February 5, 2007 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 45min.

Session Twenty Seven Playlist:

  1. The Delgados – Keep On Breathing
  2. Mike Knott – Tattoo
  3. FAIR – Cut Down Sideways
  4. Stereophonics – Rewind
  5. José González – Heartbeats
  6. Jeremy Enigk – World Waits
  7. Matt Mays – Mornin’ Sun

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 26

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Twenty Six

In keeping with my complete lack of a publishing schedule, here is the latest session of Acts of Volition Radio. If the commentary is lacking, I assure you that the songs are worth the wait.

A few pairs of great songs. Recorded Wednesday, November 22, 2006 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 45min.

Session Twenty Six Playlist:

  1. Joel Plaskett – A Million Dollars
  2. Joel Plaskett – Nowhere With You
  3. The Thermals – Here’s Your Future
  4. The Thermals – I Might Need You To Kill
  5. Sloan – Another Way I Could Do It
  6. Sloan – Live The Life You’re Dreaming Of
  7. Joshua Radin – Winter
  8. Metric – Police And The Private
  9. Steve Earle – Jerusalem

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Acts of Volition Radio: Session 25

Acts of Volition Radio: Session Twenty Five

The day after Canada Day, I put together a new session of Acts of Volition Radio.

Songs for Canada Day, 2006. Recorded Sunday, July 2, 2006 by Steven Garrity. Run time: 44min.

Session Twenty Five Playlist:

  1. Joel Plaskett – Absentminded Melody
  2. Joel Plaskett – Happen Now
  3. Pilate – Knife-Grey Sea
  4. Fountains of Wayne – All Kinds of Time
  5. Sarah Harmer with the Weakerthans – Gone for Good (The Shins)
  6. Joel Plaskett – Natural Disaster
  7. Pearl Jam – Marker in The Sand
  8. Pilate – Into The West

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