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Frozen: WAFFLES!, December 8, 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like… well, cold weather, at least, so we’re leaning in with two hours of music about freezing and wintry weather, including the absolutely ghoulish Bobby Darrin track “Artificial Flowers,” some post-Goth from the UK, the delightful David Francey, and as always much more! Come for the music, stay for Marisa getting a little nuts with her Kate Bush impression.  Music for this episode:  WAFFLES theme Teen Titans Waltz of the Snowflakes Pyotr Tchaikovsky Clair de Lune Tomita Winter Spike Jonze I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm Billie Holiday Winter Blues Dave Brubeck 7 O’Clock News/Silent Night Simon & Garfunkel Winter Lady Leonard Cohen A Winter Song David Francey Alice Tom Waits The River Never Freezes Anymore The Burning Hell Long Winter Black Country Artificial Flowers Bobby Darin Little Match Girl The Irish Rovers Little Match Girl Wednesday Campanella Winter’s Child Camille Under Ice Kate Bush Coldest Winter Night Forty Seven Teeth Frozen Planet Smashers Suzy Snowflake Soul Coughing Winter Bird Hawksley Workman The Immigrant Song Led Zeppelin Christmas Tree Islands Carry Me Home Hey Rosetta Silver Bells Greg Laswell Santa Claus The Sonics The Coldest Winter for a 100 Years The Wild Continue Reading

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Cities (Mostly Canadian)

It’s “Cities” this week on WAFFLES!, as we take a trip around the… er… okay, we don’t leave Canada that much, but we do stop off in Sydney, Istanbul (twice) and a few other far-flung locales. Lots of Montreal and Toronto (what about love?), and little bits of cities from all over the darn place. Music this episode: WAFFLES theme Teen Titans A London Symphony Ralph Vaughan Williams Medina Rachid Taha My Dawlin New Orleans Lil Queenie & the Percolators A Love Letter from Sydney Steve Kilbey Meet in Montreal Steven Taetz Telephone Call From Istanbul Tom Waits Talk to Me of Mendocino Kate & Anna McGarrigle Farine 5 Roses Ariane Moffatt Montreal David Beckingham La Rumba de Barcelona Mano Chao Wrong Side of the Country Old Man Luedecke Streets of Calgary David Francey Green Gardens, Cold Montreal Sloan Calgary Bon Iver Peterborough The Long Blondes Istanbul (Not Constantinople) They Might Be Giants Exodus of the Year Royal Canoe No Glamour in the Hammer Whitehorse What About Love Toronto Cityscape Toronto Art Ensemble Peace and Quiet Ron Hawkins Love This Town Joel Plaskett Waterloo Sunset The Kinks From Here From Vancouver Megan Hamilton Sneakin’ Toronto Basement Jaxx Happy Home Charlie Continue Reading

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Man-Thing: WAFFLES!, November 24, 2018

The indomitable Jeremy joins us once again, this time for a show focusing both on the third-tier Marvel Comics super-hero Man-Thing, with a great diversion into a talk about Fifteen and Fairness with special guest Doug.   WAFFLES Teen Titans Go! Born on the Bayou Creedence CR Swamp Fire Duke Ellington Song for Ted Sallis Mountain Goats TVDSB Honour Jazz Band Take Five Timber Timbre Swamp Magic Beautiful Thing Tragically Hip I Drove All Night Cedar Sisters Silver Jews We Could Be Looking for the Same Thing Grant Lee Philips Josephine of the Swamps Fingers Crossed The Thing That Should Not Be Metallica $15 And Fairness interview Matt, Jeremy and Doug Lonely Swamp Dogg Swamp Thing The Grid Howard the Duck theme Thomas Dolby Man-Thing Peter Rarebit Kiss from a Rose Stratford Singers Telephone Thing The Fall Kool Thing Sonic Youth Man-Thing Lives Again Azur

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Crustaceans: WAFFLES!, November 17, 2018

Avast, me hearties! Wait, I guess that’s pirates. It’s crustaceans on WAFFLES! this week, starting with some weird fisk-up where Matt forgot to bring the classical music. Oh, well! That just leaves more time for glorious things like a bonkers cover of the B-52s’ Rock Lobster, the gorgeous voice of Julie London, the new kid-friendly rock of The Oot n’ Oots, and the unabashed weirdness of the band they call Ween. WAFFLES theme : Teen Titans Fishermen, Strawberry and Devil Crab : Miles Davis Co Fa : Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band A Cup of Coffee, A Sandwich, and You : Jeff Healey Let There Be Love : Julie London Shellfish : Gordon Lightfoot Le Crabe : Malajube Electric Jellyfish Boogaloo : The Ootnoots Mary Ann : Marianne Faithfull Oysters : Tori Amos Hey Hey My My (Into the Black) : Close Lobsters Rock Lobster : Johnny Aloha A Seafood Song : The Divine Comedy Baby Rain : Echo & the Bunnymen The Lobster Quadrille : Wolfpack The Lobster Quadrille : Franz Ferdinand Crabbukit : K-OS Crabbuckit : The Good Lovelies Burn Down the World : The House of Love Wave of Mutilation : Pixies Wave of Mutilation Continue Reading

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Night Work: November 10, 2018

Gotta do the night work! All-night songs, all morning long, courtesy of WAFFLES! “Night” is the theme with a lean into “night life”, featuring bangers like the Scissor Sisters’ “Night Work” but also the mournful strains of Mercury Rev, some classical music and jazz, and much more! Waffles! :: Teen Titans Go! Eine Kleine Nachtmusik :: Bobby McFerrin/The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Symphony No. 3 Part 3 :: Joachim Raff Savoy :: Lucky Millinder House of Blue Lights :: Ella Mae Morse The Dark is Rising :: Mercury Rev Night Owls :: Whitehorse Night Watch :: Tegan & Sara Drive All Night :: Peter & the Wolves Sudbury Saturday Night :: Stompin’ Tom Connors Saturday Night :: The Wooden Sky Saturday Night :: Tim Darcy The Night :: Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Night Work :: Scissor Sisters Sunday Night 1987 :: M83 Late Night Girls :: Deux Trois From The Night :: Stars Soft Cold Night :: Yess Woah Let the Night Fall :: Dragonette Sunglasses at Night :: Tiga Nightclubbing :: Iggy Pop All Night :: Chance the Rapper One Dance :: Drake Tonight You Belong to Me North Atlantic Explorers

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Funding Drive! WAFFLES!, November 3, 2018

It’s CFRC’s funding drive week! You can give us a chunk o’ money at cfrc.ca/donate and support this kind of silliness! Music this show: Waffles :: Teen Titans Go Thank You :: Echo Women’s Choir Thank You :: Dave Brubeck Territory Acknowledgement :: Collective Order Meadow Lane :: Collective Order Memories of Cuba :: Joe Bowden Project Fortune Presents Gifts Not According to the Book :: Dead Can Dance He Ain’t Heavy :: Housemartins Ain’t He Heavy :: Wagon Christ I Wanna Thank You :: Sloan Fatal Gift :: Emily Haines & the Soft Skeletons Help I’m Alive :: Metric Donate Your Heart to a Stranger :: Spookey Ruben Thank You Lord For Sending Me the F Train :: M Doughty Sergeant Rock is Going to Help Me :: XTC Tears of Gratitude :: United Future Organization Gratitude :: Oingo Boingo Thank You :: Gospel Church, Harlem (There Is No Eye) Sweet Charity :: Mr. Bungle HELP :: Beatles Til Death :: Robbie Fulks & Linda Lewis The Gift :: Velvet Underground  

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Seanoween scares!

Sean Liddle joins Matt for the Hallowe’en WAFFLES! spooktacular! They take on the scariest of the scaries, and a special tribute to comedy hero and Canadian legend Rick Green. Music for this episode: WAFFLES! Teen Titans New Year’s Eve in a Haunted House :: Raymond Scott Butcher Pete :: Roy Brown I’m Not Scared :: Neko Case Ghosts that Haunt Me :: Crash Test Dummies This Halloween I Go As Me :: John Southworth Vance the Vegetarian Zombie :: Arrogant Worms Sexy Vampire :: Black Dresses A Nightmare on My Street :: DJ Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince The Witch :: The Gruesomes Cemetery :: Headstones Monsterman :: Devo Gas Station Washroom :: The Frantics I Know Your Name :: GIMP Forecast Calls for Ghosts :: Dingers Dance Macabre :: Ghost Crypt Reaper :: WITCHROT Everyday is Halloween :: Ministry Spooky :: New Order Graveyard Rock :: Forgotten Rebels Running Scared :: Nick Cave Spooky :: New Order Graveyard Rock :: Forgotten Rebels Running Scared :: Nick Cave Creature from the Black Lagoon :: Lord Melody Get Back Satan :: Old Haunt

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Doctors and Nurses: WAFFLES!, October 20, 2018

Doctor doctor, give us the news: we’ve got a bad case of WAFFLES!, you! All doctors & nurses (and illness and wellness [and some science Doctors]) on this edition of WAFFLES!, featuring the amazing Songs for Rockwood, Doctor Worm (Matt’s favourite song of ALL TIME?!?), Marisa playing the New York Dolls, and much more! Music from this show: WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans Go! Doctor Atomic Act II Scene 3 :: John Adams Medicine for a Nightmare :: Sun Ra St James Infirmary :: Louis Armstrong Straight No Chaser :: Dr. Lonnie Smith One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong :: Leonard Cohen Dr. Love Power :: Ann Peebles The Crossover :: Destroyer Mouser :: Fiver True Love Will Find You in the End :: Matthew Good El Nino Inseminado :: Vainica Doble Smokers Outside the Hospital Doors :: Editors Doctor Worm :: They Might Be Giants Song for Ted Sallis :: The Mountain Goats Sick :: Big Dick Twisted :: Joni Mitchell Doctor Blind :: Emily Haines & the Soft Skeleton Pills :: New York Dolls Nurse & Patient :: The Burning Hell Attack the Doctor :: Blockhead Doctor :: Hot Chip Monster Hospital :: Metric Not the Doctor :: Continue Reading

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Hangin’ with Jeffy on October 13 – WAFFLES!, October 13, 2018

Friend of the show Jeffy comes by to hang out, and brings a slew o’ stuff about October 13 with him! International Disaster Reduction, politics (including one very good and one very bad Margaret), cartoon music, the challenging nature of grilled cheese and appliance timers, a triple cover of “You Can Call Me Al”, and much more is on the table in this edition of WAFFLES! WAFFLES! Theme :: Teen Titans Go! Abundance Suite :: Ernesto Cervini’s Turboprop East of the Sun, West of the Moon :: Wynton Marsalis Skeleton :: Nick Fraser Les Chemins :: Safia Nolin Hard Life :: Kyp Harness Leaves :: Winnie Richards Terremoto Tempo :: Beck It’s The End of the World as We Know It :: Vic Chestnutt The Apologist :: R.E.M. Bodyguard :: Ghost You Can Call Me Al :: Haley Blais You Can Call Me Al :: Rough Island Stronger :: Lamb Celebrate the Day After You :: Blow Monkeys Stand Down Margaret :: The English Beat Istanbul (Not Constantinople) :: 80 Drums Is Chicago (Is Not Chicago) :: Soul Coughing Monsters Exist :: Orbital Far Out :: Blur Do Whatever The Heck You Want :: Rae Spoon

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Food with Tony: WAFFLES!, October 6, 2018

Tony, former CFRC host of Ahoy Savoy! and Afrotunity, joins Matt while Marisa’s at work. A fun show! Lots of music about food, recipes and more, and some sound advice (YOU GOTTA KEEP UP!) near the end of the show. Featuring music by Tony’s band Dingers, early for Hallowe’en! WAFFLES! :: Teen Titans Go! Autumn’s Embrace :: Marie Goudy A Taste of Honey :: Quincy Jones Liberte :: B’s Bees Everybody Eats… :: Cab Calloway Come On A My House :: Ursula Ain’t Gonna Give You None Of This Jelly Roll :: Combo Royale Blueberry Pie :: Mary-Kate Edwards Lazybones :: If You’re A Viper Barbra Lica :: The Food Song Cookin’ Up Trouble :: Christine Shmitt I Love You But I’ve Chosen The Poisonous Gas :: Dingers Sleep, Eat Food, Have Visions :: Four Tet Food Fight!! :: Planet Smashers Welcome to the House of Food :: Spookey Ruben A Real Waste of Food :: Spacehog Carrot Juice New :: Mastersounds Taste the Devil :: Emma Citrine Pumpkin Soup :: Kate Nash Forgotten Food :: Alpha Strategy Life is a Minestrone :: 10CC

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