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The Ruckus is an exploration of Canadian music. Anything from old prairie folk songs to the latest underground hip-hop and alt-rock. Your guide, Kevin McGowan, will lead you through monthly episodes of genre-bending Canadiana.
#12 - Punk Rock Spectacular with Tom Holliston of NoMeansNo and The Hanson Brothers
March 17, 2009
| Interview with Tom Holliston, and tracks from NoMeansNo, The Hanson Brothers, The Real McKenzies and Problem Children
#11 - Investigating Bruce Peninsula
March 11, 2009
| Chatting with Matt from Bruce Peninsula, plus tracks from Little Birdie and Kelly Johnson
#10 - Catching Up With The Gruesomes
February 27, 2009
| We talk to three former Gruesomes about the old days, and about their new bands
#9 - Rockin' With Scarlet Sins
February 13, 2009
| Scarlet Sins, the hottest heavy metal band in Canada, drop by The Ruckus to spread some love.
#8 - Interview with Carole Pope
January 30, 2009
| Kevin McGowan chats with Carole Pope about music, the Anti Diva film, and her performance at Pride Iceland. Also tracks from Brenda Earle and The Free Press.
#7 - Up and Coming hip hop artist J-CLX, with songs from The Rest and Gerry Joly
January 18, 2009
| Natalie Salat talks with up and coming hip hop artist J-CLX. We also play songs from The Rest and the late Gerry Joly.
#6 - The Ruckus provides its first "Mixed Tape"
December 12, 2008
| This is a mixed tape featuring some of the greatest Canadian music out there today...some of which you'll know, some you won't
#5 - The Ruckus drops into Toronto
December 10, 2008
| We chat with Michael Williams and Kevin Lynn, review The Bicycles, and listen to a bunch of other great songs
#4 - The Ruckus investigates different styles of Canadian Jazz
November 15, 2008
| This month, The Ruckus investigates Canadian jazz with Barry Romberg and Kids Eat Crayons. Also tracks from Dougie Richardson and The Edmonton Tailgate Jazz Band.
Episode #3: Hard Rock, World Music, and we're going Bi-Coastal!
October 20, 2008
| We chat with Allison Crowe in Nfld, Arms Up in Saskatoon, and Emar from Toronto. Also tracks from Barry Romberg and The TVees!
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