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||ExplicitDominionated's Favourite Fifty Albums of 2018||Mac, Geoff and Jim flip through the 2018 edition of DOMINIONATED's annual Favourite Fifty list and go deep on the top 10. Featured Songs: Fille de personne II - Hubert Lenoir Minotaur Forgiving Minos - Moonface Show You the Valley - Young Galaxy A Mem||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBest of 2018: The Honourable Mentions||Mac and Geoff discuss the confusing new Grimes song "We Appreciate Power" and Daniel Romano's show at Lee's Palace in Toronto. With the help of DOMINIONATED contributors Josh Weinberg, Jon Neher, Olivia Pasquarelli and cofounder Jim Di Gioia, we discuss||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIlluminating the life and music of Buffy Sainte-Marie with biographer Andrea Warner||Mac and Geoff talk to Andrea Warner about her new book, Buffy Sainte-Marie. We discuss Andrea's personal history with Buffy's music; Buffy's life and career; what sets her apart from other songwriting-icons; Buffy's approach to protest; Buffy's experi||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJeremy Dutcher wins the Polaris Music Prize, Grayowl Point says goodbye and Bryan Adams goes to Ottawa||Mac and Geoff discuss Jeremy Dutcher winning the Polaris Prize for his stunning debut album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa, the case for the continuing relevance of Polaris and our favourite performances from the Gala; Jim pops in to say goodbye to Grayowl||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs F****d Up the greatest Canadian band of the 21st century?||Mac and Geoff talk about their excitement for F****d Up's forthcoming album Dose Your Dreams, their legacy and why they might be the greatest Canadian band of this century (so far). We also talk about how to build a musical foundation in the streaming||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGonna die in suburbia: A deep dive into Matthew Good Band's Beautiful Midnight and Chastity's Death Lust||Mac and Geoff go deep on two records that have a lot in common. First, they discuss Chastity's big feels alt-rock stunner Death Lust and then they go deep on what they consider one of the best Canadian rock albums of all time, Beautiful Midnight by Matt||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhen music is sports there are too many losers feat. Jim Di Gioia||Dominionated co-founder and Polaris Prize Juror Jim Di Gioia joins the guys to talk about sexual education; 1998; we parse the winners and lament the many losers of the Polaris Prize Short List including U.S. Girls, Jeremy Dutcher, Alvvays, Snotty Nose||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDon't you want to keep a companion for Canada Day?||Correction: NEEDS' lead singer Sean Orr is incorrectly referred to as "Scott". We regret this error. The guys discuss Tryal's Companion and their show at the Toronto Jazz Fest, Canada Day, why Canadian music sort of is a genre, (the underrated?) Gordon||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarch Madness for Canadian music nerds||Mac and Geoff make a promise to podcast more and discuss the impending Drake album, the Polaris Prize Long List, Isla Craig's The Becoming and Mormor's Heaven's Only Wishful. Featured songs: Messages (Garden Edition) - Isla Craig L-Over - U.S. Girls Hea||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Big Shiny Dominionated Podcast||We are living in a time where curation has become an unprecedented commodity. A few weeks ago Spotify, the streaming giant, went public. There is — apparently — money to be made in the streaming/curation industry, of course, not for most musicians b||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Top 10 Barenaked Ladies Songs (that we know)||To celebrate their impending reunion, in honour of their induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, we thought it would be beneficial to examine the long, strange and supremely goofy career and legacy of Canada's favourite band of joke-rockers, The||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDominionated's Most Anticipated Albums of 2018||We did it. We recorded another. This time, we decided to do the one thing lazier than recounting our favourite records from a year past—looking ahead at what the year in music brings. Mac and Geoff discuss the surprise Daniel Romano albums Nerveless a||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDominionated's Favourite 50 Albums of 2017||On the inaurgural epiode of The Dominionated Podcast, Mac and Geoff countdown and discuss the Dominionated Favourite Fifty.||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|