Stream Now: The Throne Of Glory

Indie88’s luxurious throne where we invite our friends to come and play DJ.

We invited our friends from all over Toronto, Canada, and the US to sit in our Throne Of Glory and play their favourite tunes for Indie88 listeners. Come on, who doesn’t want to know which gangster rap Hannah Georgas likes and Joel Plaskett’s favourite song by The Nils.

Hear stories about the music that shaped some of the most respected musicians and industry professionals around. For those folks on the twitter, #ThroneOfGlory.

Stay tuned for more Throne of Glory announcements soon!

Past Shows

Alan Cross

Alan Cross

Aired Thursday August 1 | Listen Now

Alan Cross is a broadcaster, writer, blogger and speaker on music. Cross now works for Astral Media on his new show The Secret History of Rock and is the “in house music counsellor” at Indie88.

Hannah Georgas

Hannah Georgas

Aired Friday August 2

Hannah Georgas is a Canadian pop/rock singer-songwriter originally from Newmarket, Ontario, and is now based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Joel Plaskett

Joel Plaskett

Aired Saturday August 3 | Listen Now

Joel Plaskett is a Canadian rock musician originally from Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Plaskett plays an eclectic array of genres, from blues, reggae and folk to rock, country and pop. Plaskett is currently based in Halifax, and his songwriting frequently reflects his home city.

Adam van Koeverden

Adam van Koeverden

Aired Monday August 5 | Listen Now

Adam van Koeverden is a Canadian sprint kayaker born in Burlington, Ontario. Van Koeverden has won eight world championship medals and four Olympic medals.

Wade MacNeil

Wade MacNeil

Aired Tuesday August 6

Wade MacNeil is a Canadian musician from Hamilton, Ontario and is currently the singer of the English hardcore band Gallows.

Born Ruffians

Born Ruffians

Aired Wednesday August 7 | Listen Now

Born Ruffians are a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2004, originally from Midland, Ontario. The band is made up of Luke Lalonde (guitar/vocals), Mitch Derosier (bass), Andy Lloyd (guitar/keyboard) and Steven Hamelin (drums).

Steve Jordan

Steve Jordan

Aired Thursday August 8

Steve Jordan is the founder and Executive Director of the Polaris Music Prize. Steve is a former A&R Executive with Warner Music Canada and True North Records.

Silversun Pickups

Silversun Pickups

Aired Friday August 9 | Listen Now

Silversun Pickups, formed in 2002, is an alternative rock band from Los Angeles. The band currently includes Brian Aubert, Nikki Monninger, Christopher Guanlao and Joe Lester.

Ed the Sock

Ed the Sock & Liana K (aka Ed & Red)

Aired Saturday August 10

Ed the Sock is a puppet created and voiced by Steven Kerzner. He became a Canadian television personality in the 1990s.

Torquil Campbell

Torquil Campbell

Aired Monday August 12 | Listen Now

Torquil Campbell is the co-lead singer and a songwriter for Stars – the Montreal-based indie rock band. He also plays the melodica and trumpet. Torquil started a solo project in 2008 called Dead Child Star.

METZ

METZ

Aired Tuesday August 13 | Listen Now

METZ is a rock/hardcore punk band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Alex Edkins, bassist Chris Slorach and drummer Hayden Menzies.

Eric Alper

Eric Alper

Aired Wednesday August 14 | Listen Now

Eric Alper is E1 Entertainment Distribution’s Director of Media Relations and Label Acquisitions and is also the Music Correspondent for CTV’s Canada AM and named to Billboard Magazine’s 140 Best on Twitter.

July Talk

July Talk

Aired Thursday August 15 | Listen Now

July Talk is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2012 based out of Toronto. The band is comprised of singers Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay, guitarist Ian Docherty, bassist Josh Warburton and drummer Danny Miles.

Raina Douris

Raina Douris

Aired Friday August 16 | Listen Now

Raina Douris is a former on-air personality and Indie Online curator for 102.1 the Edge. She recently joined Indie88 as Music Director and Host.

Matt Mays

Matt Mays

Aired Saturday August 17

Matt Mays is a Canadian singer-songwriter and was the lead singer of Matt Mays & El Torpedo, a rock music group based in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia and New York City.

Jay Fergusen

Jay Ferguson

Aired Monday August 19 | Listen Now

Jay Ferguson is from Halifax, Nova Scotia and is a member of the Canadian rock band Sloan.

Dave Hodge

Dave Hodge

Aired Tuesday August 20 | Listen Now

Dave Hodge is a Canadian sports announcer currently working for TSN. Hodge has previously worked for the CBC and CFRB 1010 radio in Toronto.

Brendan Canning

Brendan Canning

Aired Wednesday August 21 | Listen Now

Brendan Canning is a founding member of Broken Social Scene and his second solo album, You Gots to Chill,  is out on Oct 1.

Don Berns

Don Berns

Aired Thursday August 22 | Listen Now

Don has a long and colourful history with Indie and alternative music, having been both program and music director (plus on-air host) at CFNY (The Spirit of Radio). And of course there was a 13 year period when he was Dr Trance, mainstay of the Toronto rave scene.

Chart Attack

Daniel Busheikin

Aired Friday August 23 | Listen Now

Daniel is a Toronto-based, Calgary-born musician and media producer. He currently plays in the band Grounders, manages the music website ChartAttack.com, and writes his own bio blurbs in the third person, also he is very handsome.

Dan Mangan

Dan Mangan

Aired Sunday August 25 | Listen Now

Daniel Mangan is a two time JUNO Award winning Canadian musician based out of Vancouver.

 Ben Rayner

Ben Rayner

Aired Monday August 26 | Listen Now

Ben Rayner is a music critic for the Toronto Star’s since 1998.

Tokyo Police Club

Tokyo Police Club

Aired Tuesday August 27 | Listen Now

Tokyo Police Club is an indie rock band from Newmarket, Ontario. The band consists of vocalist and bassist David Monks, keyboardist Graham Wright, guitarist Josh Hook, and drummer Greg Alsop.

Bookie

Bookie

Aired Wednesdayday August 28 | Listen Now

Bookie, also known as Dave Bookman, is a veteran radio host from 102.1 the Edge.

Hollerado

Hollerado

Aired Thursday August 29 | Listen Now

Hollerado is a Canadian indie rock band formed in 2007 originally from Ottawa, Ontario. The band was nominated for Best New Group at the 2011 Juno Awards.

Matthew Good

Matthew Good

Aired Friday August 30 | Listen Now

Matthew Good is a Canadian rock musician. He was the lead singer for the Canadian alternative rock band, Matthew Good Band.