The Wild 10 Countdown for April 3, 2013

Credit: Michelle Ford

Credit: Michelle Ford

It’s a brand new month and this week’s Wild 10 Countdown had a few new entries and a number one song staying for another week. Jewel by Gold & Youth is still the number one song on the Wild 10 for the second week. As for the new entries, they are Young Galaxy, The Abramson Singers and The Besnard Lakes. The Besnard Lakes released their fourth album this week.
Maestro Fresh Wes cracks the top 5 as he’s recently been announced as the greatest Canadian rappers ever by CBC Music. Rounding the top 5 are Language Arts (she’s performing Friday at Raw Sugar Cafe, along with Gianna Lauren), Austra and Young Galaxy.
Here’s the top 10 list;

1. Jewel – Gold & Youth
2. Home – Austra
3. New Summer – Young Galaxy
4. Wonderkind – Language Arts
5. Stranger – Maestro Fresh Wes featuring Saukrates
6. Headphone – Mounties
7. The Other Day – Blue Hawaii
8. Ghosts – Gianna Lauren
9. Jack of Diamonds – The Abramson Singers
10. And Her Eyes Were Painted Gold – The Besnard Lakes
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The Wild 10 Countdown for March 27, 2013


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The end of March edition of the Wild 10 Countdown has Gold & Youth on the top spot. As mentioned on the audio that it’s been on the current listening rotation. It’s still an addicting track full of 80s new wave and electronica being blended.
The new entries for this week are Gianna Lauren and Maestro Fresh Wes. Lauren is releasing her new EP, On Personhood on April 2nd and the new track by Maestro Fresh Wes was released several weeks ago and will be on his upcoming album, Orchestrated Noise. Plus, there hasn’t been any new Hip-Hop tracks on the countdown recently.
Suuns returns to the Wild 10 as they created some buzz from Canadian Music Week.
Here’s the top 10 list;

1. Jewel – Gold & Youth
2. Headphones – Mounties
3. Home – Austra
4. The Sinking of the Greenhill Park – The Matinee
5. Chasing The Sunlight – Imaginary Cities
6. Wonderkind – Language Arts
7. In Two/In Two II – Blue Hawaii
8. 2020 – Suuns
9. Stranger – Maestro Fresh Wes featuring Saukrates
10. Anchor Down – Gianna Lauren
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The Wild 10 Countdown for March 20, 2013

The Matinee

It’s the first day of Spring and this week’s Wild 10 Countdown has The Matinée on the top spot. This week is considered unique as there are new entries from likes of Language Arts, The Crackling and Ghostkeeper. Aside from that, it’s mentioned on the podcast that Jewel by Gold & Youth has become a favourite track as it’s become very catchy and hypnotic. It’s definitely a big time sure shot on the countdown this week.
Enjoy the first day of Spring edition of the countdown. Here’s the top 10;

1. Let Her Go – The Matinée
2. Headphones – Mounties
3. Jewel – Gold & Youth
4. Home – Austra
5. Sweet Tooth – Blue Hawaii
6. Chasing The Sunset – Imaginary Cities
7. Something To Me – Data Romance
8. Wonderkind – Language Arts
9. Luella – Ghostkeeper
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The Wild 10 Countdown for March 13, 2013

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This week’s edition of the countdown has bands down in Austin, Texas for SXSW. Aside from that, the new entries for this week’s countdown has Gold & Youth, Austra, and Imaginary Cities as those bands will be releasing new albums in the next few months. This week’s number one entry is Montreal’s Blue Hawaii. Blue Hawaii has been getting good reviews and their music is similar to the style of Grimes and Purity Ring.
Here’s the top 10 for this week.

1. Sierra Lift – Blue Hawaii
2. Something To Me – Data Romance
3. This Town – The Matinee
4.Minor Work – Sunns
5. Headphones – Mounties
6. Home – Austra [New]
7. Chasing The Sunset – Imaginary Cities [New]
8. Desire 126 – Hollerado
9. O My Love – Two Hours Traffic
10. Jewel – Gold & Youth [New]
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The Wild 10 Countdown for March 6, 2013

Image Du Futur Suuns

We’re now on to March and this week’s top spot on the Wild 10 is Montreal’s Suuns as their album, Images Du Futur got released. Their second album is the follow up to the debut LP, Zeroes, QC.
The only debut on this week’s top 10 is Mounties with their single, Headphones.
Here’s the top 10 list for this week.

1. Bambi – Suuns
2. Yours To Keep – Blue Hawaii
3. Guard – Data Romance
4. On Our Own – The Matinee
5. Too Much To Handle – Hollerado
6. Off The Main Drag – Leif Vollebekk
7. Ready For A Look – Two Hours Traffic
8. Fall For You – Young Galaxy
9. Needle – Born Ruffians
10. Headphones – Mounties
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The Wild 10 Countdown for February 27-28, 2013

Hollerado

There was a delay to posting the top 10 and the podcast as Ottawa got walloped by heavy snowfall. This week’s number one is Hollerado as they return to the top spot. White Paint, their second studio album got released this week and the band returns to the top spot because of it.
Let’s get to the top 10 list and the various tracks played on the show.

1. So It Goes – Hollerado
2. Holocene City – Suuns
3. Just Between You and Me – Daniel Romano
4. Daisy – Blue Hawaii
5. Fall For You – Young Galaxy
6. Needle – Born Ruffians
7. Read My Mind – Leif Vollebekk
8. Magic – Two Hours Traffic
9. She’s Been High – Data Romance
10. Who Stoned The Roses – The Matinee
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The Wild 10 Countdown for February 20, 2013

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It’s the birthday edition of WildWorks. This week’s Wild 10 Countdown said goodbye to two popular artists. Tegan and Sara and Hayden were bumped off the countdown to make way for Justin Rutledge and a returnee, Suuns.
This week’s number one track is Born Ruffians as they released the second single to their upcoming album, Birthmarks. It will be out on April 16th.
After the countdown, myself and Candice play some of the Ottawa bands who are participating in CBC Music’s Searchlight contest.
Here’s the top 10 list and the other songs that were played in this set of the show.

1. Needle – Born Ruffians (1st Week)
2. Fall For You – Young Galaxy
3. Just Between You and Me – Daniel Romano
4. Daisy – Blue Hawaii
5. Bambi – Suuns
6. Mule In The Flowers – The Weather Station featuring Baby Eagle
7. Too Much to Handle – Hollerado
8. Southern United States – Leif Vollebekk
9. Magic – Two Hours Traffic
10. Kapuskasing Coffee – Justin Rutledge
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The Wild 10 Countdown for February 13, 2013

Us Alone

Welcome to the Chinese New Year edition of the countdown. Aside from the festivities, there’s a new number one this week as Tegan and Sara got bumped off. It’s Hayden taking over the top spot as his album, Us Alone got released last week. This week’s countdown also got returnees from the likes of Hollerado and Leif Vollebekk.
Here’s the top 10 list;

1. Almost Everything – Hayden
2. Pretty Boy – Young Galaxy
3. With Her Shadow – Born Ruffians
4. Shock To Your System – Tegan and Sara
5. Just Before The Moment – Daniel Romano
6. Follow – Blue Hawaii
7. First Letter – The Weather Station with Marine Dreams
8. So It Goes – Hollerado
9. Southern United States – Leif Vollebekk
10. Last Star – Two Hours Traffic
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The Wild 10 Countdown for February 6, 2013

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It’s a brand new month. For this week’s countdown, Tegan and Sara stays on top for the second week. New entries for this week are The Weather Station, Daniel Romano and The Besnard Lakes. Hayden makes it to the top 5 as Us Alone got released this week.
Here’s the top 10 for this week.

1. Closer – Tegan and Sara (2nd week)

2. With Her Shadow – Born Ruffians

3. Pretty Boy – Young Galaxy

4. Motel – Hayden

5. Friend (Teen Daze Remix) – You Say Party

6. Wasted Light – The Belle Game

7. People of the Sticks – The Besnard Lakes

8. Follow – Blue Hawaii

9. Middle Child – Daniel Romano

10. First Letter – The Weather Station with Marine Dreams
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The Wild 10 Countdown for January 30, 2013

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As January comes to an end, this week’s number one is pretty much expected as Tegan and Sara’s Heartthrob got released. There’s been a lot of airplays and buzz over their seventh studio album. The songs are more pop & top 40 based with a touch of heart break. So far, the songs are catchy and make you listen on repeat. Reviews for the album have been positive. An example of one can be read at this link.
Other new entries for this week are Young Galaxy, You Say Party and Blue Hawaii.

Here’s the top 10 list for the week of January 30th;

1. Now I’m All Messed Up – Tegan and Sara
2. With Her Shadow – Born Ruffians
3. Pretty Boy – Young Galaxy
4. Wasted Light – The Belle Game
5. Friend – You Say Party
6. Not There Tonight – Hilotrons
7. Off The Main Drag – Leif Vollebekk
8. Young & Lazy – The Matinee
9. Old Dreams – Hayden
10. Try To Be – Blue Hawaii

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