THE LATEST INDIECAN RADIO - see the final Mod Club performances from Indie Week HERE. See more pics below for Indie Week 2017 coverage

IndieCan Music # 536 features Canadian indie pie, hot out of the oven: Hey Ocean, The Pistolwhips, Dearly Beloved, The Good Lovelies, Destroyer, In My Coma, Hollerado, The Pack AD, Heather Ballentine, The Kat Kings, Dirt Road Angels, Edward Sayers, Seaway, FXRRVST, Alert the Medic & Andie Duquette. Smells good? What ‘til you hear how it sounds!

#IndieWeek 2017 Nov. 7 - 12, Toronto

TUESDAY NOVEMBER 7th (click 4 Gallery)

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 8th (click Gallery)





SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12th Performances 

 IndieCan Music #535 features some brand new tunage and offers a little Indie Week 2017 soundtrack, too: In order of appearance, The Pack AD, Broomsticks & Hammers, The Reed Effect, Fast Romantics, Lily Frost, Plants and Animals, Silverstein, Jon Cohen Experimental, In My Coma, Sofi Tukker, Bobby Dove, Slow Death Lights, Foxx Worthee, The Man Who, Modern Day Poets and Bend Sinister… The Slow Death Lights tune was performed at the Bovine Sex Club and recorded by video; look online if you want to hear (see) it again. FIN

IndieCan Radio Episode 534 features: Seaway, Walkwaves, The Willows, Rural Alberta Advantage,Texas Kings, FXRRVST, The Farewell Summer, Barefoot Mountain, Weaves, Lisa Anderson, Phono Pony, Cassie Norton, Destroyer, Vern Nicholson, Max Webster, Maylee Todd and Terra Lightfoot – how gr8 is that #?!?#0

IndieCan Music Episode 533, as heard on SiriusXM, The Verge, features hot-off-the-recording board tunes + some IndieCan nostalgia from 10 years ago. In order of appearance: In My Coma, Modern Day Poets, Vern Nicholson, Broomstick & Hammers, James Clark Institute, Wes Mason, The Reed Effect, Hot Kid, Skye Sweetnam, Sumo Cyco, Silverstein, Julie Doiron, Howard Rix, Jade Mya, Foxx Worthee & Bend Sinister. That’s a wrap (or is it a rap?).  

IndieCan Music #532 is an organic alphabet soup of Canadian indie with Andie Duquette, Bend Sinister, Ceyion and we’re heavy on the Ls and Ms with lotz of Lisa Anderson and Lily Frost, Mother Mother, Moulettes, Mayfly’s Landing, Mimi O’Bronsawin, and Monowhale and for a upside down Ms The Willows and Weaves. For a well-balanced hour of indie we had some Foxx Worthee, The Commotions and Hollerado who played back2back2back soldout shows at the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern this month. It smells so good you’ll want to eat it all at once but chew on the words, savour the melodies and treat yourself to a whole hour.

IndieCan Music #531 introduces some newbies to the airwaves and rock some previously unreleased Canadiana just released this Fall. In order of appearance: Texas Kings, The Darcys, Ann Vriend, Phono Pony, I Got The Girl (ft. Trace Cyrus), Max Webster, Kira Lynn, Cassie Norton, Rural Alberta Advantage, Monowhales, Our Lady Peace, Dani Strong, Barefoot Mountain, Sam Coffey & The Iron Lung, Harrison, Dahlia and Acid Test… pretty potent – please use as directed :-P FIN  

IndieCan Music #530, new, new, new for you, you and you…. Monowhales, Rural Alberta Advantage, Jordana Talsky, Guy Paul Thibault, Alvvays, The Darceys, Sofie Tukker, Jon Cohen Experimental, The Man Who, Bend Sinster, The Elevens, The Tarp Kickers, James Clark Institute, Eugene Ripper, Bobby Dove, Anna Cyzon and Jordana Talsky - FIN

 #IndieCan Music #529 is a fast-moving, soul-satisfying hour of savvy, new Canadian independent music. If order of appearance: Modern Day Poets, One Bad Son, Band of Rascals, Tiger & Bloom, Bend Sinster, JF Robitaille & Lail Arad, Terra Lightfoot, bd Gottfried, Yukon Blonde, Danko Jones, Polina Grace, Walkwaves, Fast Romantics, Steve Newsome, Robbi Niles and two from Wes Mason - FIN 

#IndieCan Music Episode 528, features Terra Lightfoot, The Elevens, Harrison Brome, Gay Nineties, Lydia & Sebastian, Band of Rascals, Sofia Blu, Davide Moscato, bd Gottfried, The Elwins, Men I Trust, The Heels, Tim Arnold, Danko Jones, Amanda Bush, Gary Allen and Tiger & Bloom. That’s an hour of great indie 😊 

IndieCan Music #527  lets go of the 2017 summer than was with one last salute to #Osheaga and great new Canuck indie: Band of Rascals, Osheaga interviews with Men I Trust, Woody from Plants and Animals, Sofi Tukker, Osheaga past with Elephant Stone. Also this week, Gay Nineties, Mayfly’s Landing, Fun Cam, Meresha, Jon Cohen Experimental, Dani Strong and Emma-Lee. What a fine way to change seasons in Canada! FIN  

IndieCan Music # 526: We look back to #Osheaga in Montreal + More, more, more. In order of appearance: The Elwins, Acid Test, BROS, Julian Taylor Band (ft. Kinnie Star), Band of Rascals, Holler AUGUST 25, 2017 3:45 our Interview with Harrison Brome (Vancover) + Harroson (Toronto) from #Osheaga2017, Our Lady Peace, Broken Bricks, The Heels and under the “M”s, Melanie Peterson and Mayfly’s Landing - FIN

IndieCan Music announces our 525th hour of the best music you’ve never heard. Here’s the order of appearance in this week’s show: stream or download free…

Barefoot Mountain, Men I Trust, some of our #Osheago2017 favorites, Our Lady Peace, on tour again, Emma-Lee, Walkwaves, JF Robitaille & Lail Arad, more Jon Cohen Experimental interview extras, Dani Strong, Pistolwhips, double crazy with Ashley Ball and Yukon Blonde, Lily Frost, with her own flavour of crazy, PUP, Heather Ballentine, Sofie Tukker, Alvvays, and Perplexity of Things – Hmnnn, that sounds great 😊 

IndieCan Music # 524 is #Osheaga2017 and more: JF Robitaille & Lail Arad, Pennan Brae, Hollerado, The Arkells, Why, Plants and Animals, IndieCan Jesse chatting with Sofie Tukker, Slow Death Lights, Sam Coffey& the Iron Lungs, Lilianna Wylde, I Know Karate, Inoke Errati, Melanie Person, Mad June, Ann Vriend and Harrison - FIN  

IndieCan Music #523 celebrates 21st century second decade indie (2010-2017), the newest and more seasonist. Let’s go in order of appearance:  PUP, Yukon Blonde, Tim Arnold, The Dungarees, Alvvays, The Great Lake Swimmers, Tribe Royal, The Kat Kings, Ann Vriend, Dan Mangan, Ape, Mother Mother, Tiger & Bloom, May Wells, Wes Mason, Jon Cohen Experimental, Lily Frost and Emma-Lee, how ‘bout that? 

IndieCan Music Episode 522 in order of appearance: Pennan Brae, Why, The Tarp Kickers, Wes Mason, Lily Frost, Dearly Beloved, Julian Taylor Band (Ft. Kinnie Star), Ann Vriend, May Wells, OBGMs, AA Wallace, Moonlyn, Perplexity of Things (Ft. Hill Kourkoutis) Polina Grace, Melanie Peterson and Lolaa – FIN!

IndieCan Music #521 is magic. We have Alvvays, Hollerado, Mother Mother, Alyssa Reid, The Perplexity of Things a very exciting interview with Jon Cohen Experimental and the music of his new album, Go Getters. But wait; there’s more! Skyler, Acid Test, Sam Coffey & The Iron Lung, The Pistolwhips, Meresha, Alert the Medic and Polina Grace also “grace our airwaves…FIN

IndieCan Music Episode 520, as advertised is your front row seat and back sage pass to Canada’s great emerging music, including some new music being played on Queen Street W in Toronto at the time of recording. In order of appearance… Sam Coffee & The Iron Lung, Meresha, See Spot Run, Acid Test, Jon Cohen Experimental, music and interview with Slow Death Lights, The Reed Effect, Lolaa, The Julian Taylor Band, Wes Mason, Illyin Pipes, Tim Arnold, and AA Wallace - FIN

IndieCan Music # 519. “What we got?” you ask? Under the “H”,  Hot Kid and Hollerado, brand new stuff like: Emma-Lee, Fast Romantics, 54-40 and Skyler. But wait, there’s more… Iduna, Yukon Blonde, Lily Frost, Why, I Know Karate, Math Club, Amanda Rheaume, The Wilderness of Manitoba, Lisa LeBlanc and Wes Mason… that’s what we got, now you do, too. 😊

IndieCan Music 518 has a whole lotta’ North By North East #NXNE2017 with Yukon Blonde, The Regrettes, The Lazys, The Dirty Nil, Fast Romantics, Amanda Rheaume, Sam Coffee & The Iron Lung, Jade Mya, J. Hutton, Meresha, Emma-Lee and The Voyageur from Tuesday Night #Linsmore Tavern Indie Nights – FIN

IndieCan Music, Episode 517 is a great moment (hour) in Canadian indie music: Fortune Killers, Little Mister, Perplexity of Things, (Ft. Hill Kourkoutis) J. Hutton, Bed Legs, Dahlia, Hollerado, Lilianna Wilde, Prairie Cat, The Faceplants, Oh Susanna!, Bridgeway, The New Electric, The Pistolwhips, Mariame, and more Perplexity of Things. Ain’t that a Canadiana-0-rama?!

 See what we hear, three days of #PortLands #NXNE2017 @IndieCanRadio

Wendy & Brian PortLands Day 1 (Friday) including Sleigh Bells, EMP, The Regrettes, Twin Peaks, Amir Obe, Cold Specks Post Malone fans and NXNE PortLands high-jinx

Wendy & Brian PortLands Day 3 (Sunday) including Yukon Blonde, Passion Pit, Lizzo, Comedy Tent, River Timber, The Soul Rebels featuriing Taleb Kweli and more PortLands fun.

IndieCan #CubLand with lWendy & Brian Wednesday @ Baby G's and The Garrison

Curators: Shad features Above Top Secret,Miracles, Maz Melanin. The Dirty Nil features Dead Soft, Secret Satanists, Big School, New Love

Wendy and Brian Thursday @ The Legendary Horseshoe

Curator: Ian D'sa (Billy Talent) with The Lazys, Crown Lands, The Anti-Queens, Sweatshop Kids + ZefSideSpinFuck @ Cold Tea


IndieCan Music # 516 goes like this: Danielle Bourejeaurd, Math Club, Daniel Romano, Denielle Bassels, The Pistolwhips, Slow Death Lights, Seven Day Sons, Steph Cameron, Dre Pao (Feat Illvibe), Hot Kid, Fortune Killers, Cyzon, Jon Mullane, The Faceplants, McKenzie Small, Japandroids and the The Peptides - FIN  

IndieCan Music #515 features Dre Pao (Feat. Illvibe) Ashleigh Ball, Lions Lions, Anna Coogan, Why, Hollerado, White Lightning, Tommy West Band, Jim Bryson (feat. Amanda Rheaume), Sofia Blu, 54-40, Madame X, The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer, Andie Duquette, Sabrina Whyatt and Math Club - FIN  

IndieCan Music # 514 has that new car smell with new, new, new indie coming from the speakers: Lolaa, J. Hutton, The Jon Cohen Experimental, The Matinee, Little Mister, Danko Jones, Alert The Medic, Gay Nineties, Go For Hope, Cannons, Prairie Cat, Lillianna Wilde, Silverstein, BERIES, Yan Etchevary, Oh Susanna and Adam Baldwin: Cant’ you smell that smell ?!?

IndieCan Music # 513 with the best we’ve seen – in new music: Pistolwhips, The Dead Love, First Ghost, Pennan Brae, Wes Mason, Steph Cameron, The James Clark Institute, The Rallies, Japandroids, Hot Kid, Hillsburn, The Stone Soul, The Peptides, Tim Arnold, Double Experience, Iduna and Daniel Romano - FIN

IndieCan Music # Five-One-Two is all about the “new.” We have Hot Kid, Adam Baldwin, Tim Arnold, Prairie Cat, Donovan Woods, Pennan Brae, 54-40, Wes Mason, Faceplants, Lily Frost, Dearly Beloved, SC Mira, Japandroids, Fake Shark and …  Lillianna Wilde: FIN


IndieCan Music, Episode 511. What’s new you ask? Well, what an hour we have for you: Lily Frost, Lisa LeBlanc, Caveboy, Pistolwhips, Double Experience, Iduna, music and chit-chat with Jason and Craig, Tim Arnold introduces us to a new song and video. You gotta’ see this…. The Rallies, Japandroids, Slow Death Lights, A Primitive Evolution, Daniel Romano, and a new take on an oldie-indie-goldie with 54-40 – That’s what’s new 😊


IndieCan Music #510 in order of appearance: The Strange Cases, Steph Cameron, 54-40, Molehill, Sumo Cyco, Little Mister, Nick Cave, Lisa LeBlanc, Oh Susanna, Jamie VanScott, The Wilderness of Manitoba, Theo Lawrence & The Hearts, Cleo T., Lions Lions & Hollerado – sweeeet!


Memories of #CMW2017 in Toronto (Patrick Krief @ The Rivoli pictured)

The Indies: 54-40 inducted into the Indie Hall of Fame. SEE IT HERE #CMW2017

see Friday April 21, 2017 on Queen Street W @ # CMW2017

see Saturday's Music Nova Scotia showcase at the Rivoli

Check out hundreds more pics and video @ IndieCanRadio Facebook


IndieCan Music #509 brings you Canadian Music Week finds and highlights + more of the best music you’ve never heard. In order of appearance: Caveboy, Danko Jones, One Bad Son, Theo Lawrence & The Hearts, Hollerado, A Primitive Evolution, Sumo Cyco, Goodnight Sunrise, The Velvetines, we get to know Where The Fires Are visiting #CMW2017 from the UK, Molehill from Chicago and Cleo T. - FIN

IndieCan Music, # 508 sounds like #CMW2017 and the Indie Music Awards + we feature great emerging music: The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Mademe X, Little Mister, Iduna, White Lightning, Hollerado, Rough Trade, 54-40, Lillianna Wilde, BROS, Anna Coogan, Fake Shark, Lions Lions, Japandroids, Leroy Stagger and Alonso - FIN 

IndieCan Music # 507 includes #CMW2017 artists and more: Locomotive Ghost, The Velveteines, Gay Nineties, The Julian Taylor Band, Hillsburn, Dearly Beloved, Vacay, Lions Lions, Mother Mother, Sirens of Shanti, Charlotte Cardin, The Strange Cases, May Wells, NJ Taylor & Prozzak.

IndieCan Music #506 has a CMW ready state of mind with new Hollerado and more: White Lightning, The Jon Cohen Experimental, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Digging Roots, AK47 Fake Shark, Marven Denis, Wintersleep, Danko Jones, The Kat Kings, Andie Douquette, Jim Bryson (ft. Amanda Reaume) We Are Wolves, We Are The City, Go For Hope, and Lester McLean - C'est tout!

IndieCan Music #505 features: Fake Shark, Brutus Begins, The James Clark Institute, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, Hillsburn, Moon Tan, One Bad Son, Leeroy Stagger, Little Coyote, Hollerado, Neon Dreams, May Wells, The New Electric, Gay Nineties, Mimi O’Bonsawin, Andie Douquette and Locomotive Ghost - FIN

IndieCan Music #504 offers up refreshing, current new music. Look here: Vacay, Mother Mother, Angela Saini, The Zolas, The Tarp Kickers, Vinyl Hero, Moulettes, The James Clark Institute, TOY, Sammy Duke, Felitche, Cowboy Junkies, Wintersleep, Rose Cousins, Tokyo Police Club & Neon Dreams, FIN 

IndieCan Music # 503 look at #CMW past and present. We have some new tunage to sever up, too. Here we go, with The Matinee, Hillsburn, Mother Mother, Fun Cam, The Pistolwhips, Charlotte Cardin, Danko Jones, Sunrise and Good People, Leeroy Stagger, The Julian Taylor Band, Jont and the Infinite Possibility, Hollerado, Head of the Herd, David Bray, Bry, Just Alex (ft. Yan Etchevary) & Cannons- How sweet it is!

IndieCan Music # 502 features: Adam Baldwin, Tribe Royal, Lilianna Wilde, Zack Lane, One Bad Son, Wintersleep, The Discarded, Locomotive Ghost, Jon Cohen Experimental, Prozzak, May Wells, Craig Cameron Band, Blood and Glass, The Matinee, The Velvetines, Gay Nineties & Alessia Cohle – the end :-)

 IndieCan Music Episode # 501. We are goin' loco', with: Danko Jones, Locomotive Ghost, Rose Cousins, The Dash, The Discarded, Dearly Beloved, Vacay, Hillsburn, Dani Strong, The Argues, Gay Nineties, May Wells, Lemmon Cash & , Hollerado: FIN

IndieCan Music Episode # 500. Yes, it’s the IndieCan 500! Thanks to all the artists and volunteers and music fans that have supported us for the last 10+ years. Who would have thought we have reached this milestone? This week, it’s the music that matters: May Wells, Mother Mother, The Dash, Gay Nineties, See Spot Run, Turbo Street Funk, Mo Kenny, Stephen Fearing, The Tarp Kickers, Broomfiller, The Balconies, Living Proof (ft. Brian Cook) BROS, Hollerado, Dylan Menzie and First Ghost.

Listen twice, share with your friends or re-post. We’re all in this together!

IndieCan Music # 499 in order of appearance, Heat, Beth Moore, Bobby Dove, Prozzak, Denielle Bassels, Bros, Beyries, Soldier, OBMGS, Moon Tan, The Reed Effect, GO For Hope, Wintersleep, Cannons, Alysha Brilla, Fun Cam & Fast Romantics FIN 

IndieCan Music # 498 rocks the CanCon, with The Velvetines, Hillsburn, The Strange Cases, Dearly Beloved, Danko Jones, Fun Cam, Charlotte Cardin, A Primitive Evolution, David Gogo, Hannah Georgas, The Julian Taylor Band, Blve Hills, The Matinee, Fast Romantics, Elephant Stone, Tommy West Band, The Strange Cases & TOY – so you’re getting 60 minutes in the future memory box. Now listen up and then join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter Intergroup where every you Lu,lu,lu,love to interact.

Ladies and gents, IndieCan Music’s # 497 best music you’ve never heard, in order of appearance: Hillsburn, LeRiche, Tribe Royale, The Pep Tides, Jon Mullane, Alan Heart, Alysha Brilla, Craig Cameron Band, The StandStills, The Pistolwhips, Go For Hope, Cannons, The James Clark Institute, Fast Romantics, Darcys & a couple from The Julian Taylor Band – wow! 

IndieCan Music # 496 features: Sunrise & Good People, Fast Romantics, Hollerado, The Kat Kings, The Tarp Kickers, Japanoidrs, Dead Love, Dearly Beloved, Allbut6ix, Marito Marques, Digging Roots, D. Howell, Tokyo Police Club, We Are Wolves, The Matinee, BROS, Emma Alves, Limb Lifter & Fortunate Ones - isn't that awesome?!

 IndieCan Music # 495 in order of appearance: The Velvetines, Moulettes, Alonso, Hollerado, BROS, Blood and Glass, The James Clark Institute, Rose Cora Perry, Molehill, Cannons, The Trews, The Pack AD, Chris Colepaugh and the Cosmic Crew, Scenic Route to Alaska, Alessia Cohle, Go For Hope and Seven Day Sons – The best music you’ve never heard; no doubt about it: FIN 

IndieCan Music # 494 sounds like this: Fortune Killers, Samson’s Delilah, Pistols and Parachutes, Streetlight Social, The Julian Taylor Band, Hannah Georgas, Japandroids, Fun Cam, Elephant Stone, Colin James, Charlotte Cardin, Lemon Cash, Dearly Beloved, Sal Lima, Michael Painchaud and Emma Alves – nice eh?

IndieCan Music # 493 kicks off 2017 with The Tarp Kickers, The Pistolwhips, The PepTides, A Primitive Evolution, The James Clark Institute, TOY, Half Past Four, The Dungarees, Blve Hills, Slender, Digging Roots, Songsbury, Hot Apollo, David Gogo, Sunshine & Good People and Heather Ballentine – what a year we’re having (so far).

IndieCan Music # 492 – the Help put the X back in Xmas show. We’re spending some time looking back at Vancouver’s underground music front-man extraordinaire, Howard Rix. We also some Canadian indie Xmas songs and current offering from the next-big-thing-scene. Here’s the lineup: The Velvetines, Slender, Laura Sauvage, LiteYears, Brutus Begins, Emma Lee, Fortunate Ones, Andrew Conroy, featuring Moka Only, The Kat Kings, Eugene Ripper, Howard Rix, Heather Ballentine, Dearly Beloved, Dawson Rutledge, Kati Zuccarelli, and the David Shaw Trio, featuring Nathan, Allegra – FIN

IndieCan Music # 491 knocks your stockings off with: Charlotte Cardin, Toy, Cyzon, Finger Eleven, Them and Us, MunizO, Moon Tan, WUZI, High, The Age of Electric, Santa Clara, We Are Wolves, Adam Baldwin and Rain Over St. Ambrose – Doesn’t that just cure your Santa Clausterphobia?

IndieCan Music’s show # 490 is only ten less than # 500. We don’t know what that means but it feels big. So let’s do it right: The Age of Electric, The Julian Taylor Band, Heather Ballentine, The Kat Kings, Japandroids, an Indie Week interview with The Reed Effect and their awesome tune “Down in Here,” Vinyl Hero, See Spot Run, The Pistolwhips, Elephant Stone, Vroni, Tape Eagles, Half Past Four, Sunrise & Good People & Songsbury. Well that sounds pretty epic, doesn’t it?

IndieCan Music # 489 rocks you long time with Dearly Beloved, Japandroides, Vita Chambers, Fortunate Ones, Bobby Dove, Joshua Hyslop, Tribe Royal, The Pack AD, High, Vinyl Hero, Them & Us, Lost & Profound & Chris Colepaugh and the Cosmic Crew – BAM! 

IndieCan Radio # 488 celebrates Indie Week #IW2016 and #RIFF Reel Indie Film Festival 2016.  This week we bring you interviews and music from Molehill, High, Dylan Hennessy, Wuzi, Them & Us, Cameron Carpenter from RRIF and Sevend Day Sons. A show so nice, you might want to listen twice.

IndieCan Music #487 features: Dylan Menzie, Dead Love, Charlotte Cardin, Peasant Moon, The Tarp Kickers, Hanna Georgas, Mentana, The James Clark Institute, Scenic Route to Alaska, Heather Balentine, Dearly Beloved, Living Proof (ft. Brian Cook), Silverstein, Eugene Ripper, Jake Chisholm & LA Foster, FIN – Nice eh? 

IndieCan Radio #486 is excited about #indieweek2016  Wehave an hour of gr8 music, in the order of appearance: Sunrise & Good People, Japandroids, Annabelle Chvostek, Tokyo Police Club, Broomfiller, Savilles, Finger Eleven, Menage, Slow Death Lights, Hanna Georgas, Head Of The Herd, Colin James, A Primitive Evolution, The Pack A.D., The Matinee and Eugene Ripper.