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Nicholas Friesen hosts Jaded and Elated Radio on 101.5 UMFM, streaming online at umfm.com, Tuesday nights at 10 CT. Tune in for exclusive interviews and live performances, classic cuts and new tunes from ’90s Canadian artists, and much more.

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Here is a selection of episodes in podcast form available for free download.

2017

Episode 54 – Nicholas Friesen interviews Joel Plaskett

Episode 53 – Nicholas Friesen interviews Lynette Gillis (ex-Plumtree, Overnight)

Episode 52 – First Anniversary Episode, featuring interviews with John Kastner (ex-Doughboys), Michelle McAdorey, Roberta Carter-Harrison (GeL, Wild Strawberries), Rufus Wainwright and Art Bergmann

Episode 51 – Nicholas Friesen interviews Colin James

Episode 48 – Nicholas Friesen interviews Melissa Auf der Maur and Travis Good (The Sadies)

2016

Episode 41The Top 30 Songs of 2016 by ’90s CanRockers part two

Episode 40The Top 30 Songs of 2016 by ’90s CanRockers part one

Episode 39Nicholas Friesen interviews JohNNy SiZZle about his new LP and record label

Episode 33Nicholas Friesen interviews Duotang about the band’s new LP, New Occupation

Episode 32Various artists are interviewed about Hard Core Logo on the film’s 20th anniversary

Episode 30Nicholas Friesen interviews Mike O’Neill and Dave Ulrich (Inbreds) about the 20th anniversary of It’s Sydney or the Bush

Episode 26 – Jen Zoratti interviews Bif Naked

Episode 25 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Mike O’Neill (TUNS, Inbreds)

Episode 24 Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Ron Hawkins (Lowest of the Low, Do Good Assassins)

Episode 23 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Brad Merrit (54-40) + a performance from Bartley Knives

Episode 21 – Nicholas Friesen conducts interviews with Julie Doiron and C.L. McLaughlin (Weird Lines) and Trevor Murphy (Parish Choir)

Episode 20 – The Top 30 Canadian Albums of 1996 (part 2 of 2)

Episode 19 – The Top 30 Canadian Albums of 1996 (part 1 of 2)

Episode 17 – The first six months of the All Uncovered sessions are played in their entirety

Episode 16 – Jenna Khan conducts an interview with Greg Keelor and Glenn Milchem (Blue Rodeo) + a performance from Floor Cry, who is interviewed by Kaeleigh Ayre

Episode 12 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Ryan Dahle (Age of Electric, Limblifter, Mounties)

Episode 10 – The music of Julie Doiron + a performance from Raine Hamilton, who is interviewed by Nicholas Friesen

Episode 9 – Site contributor Emily Baron Cadloff’s favourite ’90s CanRock memories

Episode 8 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Steven Page + a performance from Nick Faye

Episode 5 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Craig Northey (Odds)

Episode 4 – Nicholas Friesen interviews Ian Fletcher Thornley (Big Wreck) + a performance from Gt. DANE

Episode 3 – Nicholas Friesen interviews Rod Slaughter and Sean Allum (Duotang) about the 20th anniversary of Smash the Ships + a performance from Kevin Roy & Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner

Episode 2 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Moe Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness)

Episode 1 – Nicholas Friesen conducts an interview with Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar) + a performance from The Thrashers