OPERATION MANATEE MUSIC PRIZE 2016: THE LONG LIST

There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. (Cohen)

This has been a fucked up year for music. We weren’t ready for Bowie to go, we didn’t see it coming with Prince, we thought Sharon Jones had it beat… Even with the old-timers – part of me thought Leonard Cohen would make to 200, and Leon Russell would at least make it to his 80s. Despite the darkness, though, there has been so much great new music come into the world – including some by those greats we’ve lost.

That’s the thing about music though, man – and I’m trying to avoid a bad cliche, but – music will be here forever, and certainly they really do live on in each note we hear again.

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Operation Manatee #26: Play All Your Records Backwards

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It’s that show you know and love: the one that’s on every Tuesday from 11:00 to midnight, effectively making it the only live radio broadcast in Regina at that time of day: the show that not only stops wars, but rekindles the fire in marriages, reunites long-lost pen pals, finds your lost remote, buys you an eighth and brings your family dog back to life: Operation mutha fuckin Manatee!

Tune in from 11:00 to midnight for the thing that convinces you to keep living, each week. We fucking love you too.

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Operation Manatee #22: Nuthin At All

A pretty relaxed show for Chris and Cory as they play some new and old tracks from some artists that are probably pretty good, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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Tune in from 11:00 to midnight for a better show than this blog post! Don’t forget to keep checking back for the playlist during the show.

YYYYYYYYEEEEEEEAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!

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Operation Manatee #11: Operation Man-saic 2013

A two-hour special on #OpMan taking you around the world in time for #Mosaic2013 in #yqr. Everything from German dancehall/ska to Korean black metal and even Pow Wow dubstep! Fuck, we’re cool!

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Ladies and Gentlemanatees… Boys and Girls… We present… a super special episode of Operation Manatee tonight!

As mentioned last week, tonight Chris and Cory are going to pay homage to the annual Mosaic festival in Regina with music from around the world. We’ve spent the week scouring for music associated with the pavilions on display as part of Mosaic 2013 and will serve up a tasting of how the world rocks, rolls or just makes noise depending on your point of view. In fact, it’s SOOOO special that we’re even starting early this week and going for TWO FULL HOURS!!

That’s right! Tune in tonight at 10:00 PM and listen along as we present Man-saic!

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