Wednesday, August 19, 2009


For some, this episode is a welcome celebration of one of the most recognizable indie-rock bands to come out of the nineties. For others (Tyler), it is a lesson in all things Modest Mouse.




Tiny Cities Made of Ashes
Paper Thin Walls

Float On
Satin in a Coffin
One Chance

Baby Blue Sedan

Parting of the Sensory

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Sunday, August 16, 2009


Folks, don't listen to this episode if you're stuck in traffic. Unless your exasperation would melt away at the sound of track after track of some of the most wince-inducing music we can't help but love. It's Guilty Pleasure week here at Awkward Silences. Enjoy!

Sixpence None the Richer - Kiss Me

Chantal Kreviazuk - Before You

Natalie Imbruglia - Torn
Alanis Morissette - So Pure

Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah
Third Eye Blind - Semi-charmed Kind of Life
Bryan Adams & Mel C - Baby When You're Gone

Eric Prydz - Call On Me

Dido - Honestly OK

Stuff White People Like
Hillary Clinton - Open to interpretation
So You Think You Can Dance Finale - Jeanine and Jason (Choreographed by Travis Wall)

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Sunday, August 9, 2009


There are days when you wake up feeling like rubbish, and things only get worse from then on. For those of you who haven't experienced that in awhile... you're in luck! In Episode 29 we discuss some of the more depressing topics at present. Don't worry, though, as this week's music theme involves the most glee-inducing songs we could think of. Enjoy!


Gunman killed 3, himself at US health club lamented his inability to find a girlfriend

Middle East - Gay Israelis rally after shooting at Gay Youth Centre
Canal deaths - honour killings?

My Happiness - Powderfinger
Hold On - Razorlight

Murdoch signals end of free news - News Corp set to start charging online customers for news content across all its websites
Clinton's high drama Korean mission
U.S. Journalists 'home' and 'free'

There She Goes - The La's
Take On Me - A Ha

John Hughes dead at 59.
Ridley Scott and Dicaprio to pair up for film adaptation of Aldous Huxley's 1931 novel - Brave New World
Funny People

Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Island in the Sun - Weezer

Wolfe Island Music Fest
Lykke Li Concert in Toronto at Sound Academy
So You Think You Can Dance Finale

Let My Love Open the Door [E.Cola Mix] - Pete Townsend