Unofficial RPM listening party on WAM (Day one)

Elling Lien and Damian Lethbridge choose a few cuts from the almost 100 new albums produced by Newfoundland and Labrador artists as part of the 2011 RPM Challenge. An unofficial RPM Challenge listening party on CBC Radio One’s Weekend Arts Magazine.

Featuring music by The Drows, The Modern Archetypes, Wish & Flo, AM/FM Dreams, The Finkle Warner Graham Sing Wells Emke Cuff Project, Searcher, Other People, Nicolas Trnka and St. John’s Ukulele Orchestra.

RPM Challenge listening party on WAM (Day One) by thescopeNL

Want to hear more? Tune in to our NL RPM Challenge stream at http://thescope.ca/rpmradio or come to the listening parties on April 2 at CBTG’s and The Levee.


  1. peter · March 5, 2011

    any word on the new counter destroyer album?

  2. antlea · March 5, 2011

    @thescopenl Whattaya mean UNofficial????

  3. Elling Lien · March 5, 2011

    It has been received and it is awesome! You have sax on there!

  4. Elling Lien · March 5, 2011

    Haha.. Since we can’t listen to a cut from each album that makes it unofficial. :) Equality!

  5. pat · March 5, 2011

    NICOLAS TRNKA! Awesome sauce!

  6. Jenina · March 5, 2011

    Yes – Nicolas Trnka rocks!! (signed, his completely impartial mom – brag brag) Congrats to everyone who completed the challenge. Great stuff here!

  7. Jenina · March 5, 2011

    ps: re the age question this morning, he was 11 last month :)

  8. Shawn · March 5, 2011

    Way to Go Niki Trnka!!
    Loving the tunes, keep it up!
    ; )

  9. Clash Contrast · March 5, 2011

    Clash Contrast 2011


    Love both of the first WAM / CBC programs. An appreciated listen!
    Kudos to all artists who participated in 2011, from Newfoundland and Labrador!

    Contact Clash at Key Contrast chmr 93.5 fm / mun
    for live interview opportunities, and album single spins in March, April, May or June…2011.
    Send me your demos to air on 93.5 fm!
    c/o clashcontrast@live.com
    Key Contrast ft Clash 5-7 pm Tuesdays

  10. Elling Lien · March 5, 2011

    An awesome weird album you’ve got there, Clash.

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