Your First Listen: Week of January 1st

Five remarkable tracks you need to hear

Each week we feature five remarkable songs you need to hear on Your First Listen. In case you miss them on air, you can catch up on the weekly tracks right here.

Your First Listen airs weekdays at 12:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., and 8:45 p.m.

Odesza ft. Leon Bridges – “Across The Room”

Here’s a great combo of electronic duo Odesza featuring the soulful throwback vibes of Leon Bridges. This track came together in just 8 hours after Leon wrapped a show in Seattle on tour, and is a beauty!

The Glorious Sons – “Josie”

Kingston natives The Glorious Sons had quite a year their huge hit “Everything is Alright.” touring North America, which of course included 4 sold out shows at the Phoenix! Here’s their latest “Josie”.


The Wombats – “Turn”

Who doesn’t love a band named after a marsupial, right? Brit rockers The Wombats are back in 2018 with the record Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, and this track off it was inspired by Toronto’s own Drake.

M. Rivers – “Champion”

M. Rivers will wake you up from your New Years hangover with this driving tune “Champion.”

Birds Of Bellwoods – “Let You Go”

Here’s a young group of locals to keep your eye on in 2018, Birds of Bellwoods. They got the stamp of approval from Canada’s Walk of Fame’s emerging artists program, and have been drawing crowds all over the place with their blend of folk rock wth a dash of pop star charm.