Category: Episodes

Start the Music 031 – Music Break IV (Canadian Punk)



 

On this episode of Start the Music! we break from interviews for a (virtual) road trip across Canada to experience punk music from each of the provinces. We’ve got pop punk, bummer punk, hardcore and folk all jammed together. Airfare across Canada is expensive, enjoy this free podcast instead and then check out their bandcamp pages and pick up some more for the road. Click the link for the full collection.


TRACK LISTING:

St John’s, Nfld
Dividends – The Skeats

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Gottigen Street – Future Girls

Montreal, Quebec
Oxys – Debate Club 

Toronto, Ontario
A Coast to Another – Jon Creeden and the Flying Hellfish

Winnipeg, Manitoba
This Song is NOT About Sex – Stickaround

Regina, Saskatchewan
Frankencharlie – Almost Alien

Calgary, Alberta
Dollars and Sense – River Jacks

Vancouver, British Columbia
Overstimulated – Chain Whip

 

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Start the Music 030 – Primetime Failure



 

On this episode, an interview with Jan from german punk band Primetime Failure. We talk about the band, music videos and getting the chance to play with those who inspired you to start. Plus talk about Punk Rock Bowling, a new book about Big Shiny Tunes and more!

Show Notes:  

Punk Rock Bowling
Mark Teo’s book Shine
Safe Gigs for Women Equipment list

 


TRACK LISTING:

1. Distant – Rain Check

Bandcamp | Facebook

2. Sunny Side Up – The Bussieres

Bandcamp | Facebook

3. Celebrate the Winter – Primetime Failure

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Start the Music 029 – Sarah Stacey



 

On this episode, an interview with broadcast assistant Sarah Stacey from the radio station Today FM in Ireland. We talk about the current state of radio (evolving), listening to The Who’s Quadrophenia (how many times is too many?) and being a Beatles fan. Also: a Doctor Who inspired album, important instagram news and a new album is coming from a previous guest.

Show Notes:  

Today FM – The Last Word
The Who – Quadrophenia
Paul McCartney is not a Robot
BIRST.co.uk (student radio station)
The (Only) Night the Beatles Rocked Dublin (article)


TRACK LISTING:

1. Get Well Soon – The Real Sickies

Bandcamp | Facebook | Video

2. Looking for Amelia – Rebecca Lappa

Twitter | Website | Video

3. Anywhere in the Universe – The Sevateem

Bandcamp | Twitter

4. I Don’t Like Mondays – Boomtown Rats

 

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Start the Music 028 – Antillectual



 

On this episode an interview with Willem of the dutch punk rock trio Antillectual. We talk about their track “Change the Standard” and the unusual, but very interesting route they took to spread their message. Mini documentaries, bike messengers and a music video! Check the bottom of the show notes for the full youtube playlist mentioned in the podcast.

Show Notes:  

Documentary series & music video
(Director Ivana Smudja)

Website | Twitter | Facebook


TRACK LISTING:

1. Odds and Endings – Freezing Cold

Bandcamp | Facebook

2. Broken – The Rocket

Facebook | Bandcamp

3. Reactors Leaking Radiation – Tarantula

Bandcamp | Deranged Records

4. Change the Standard – Antillectual

 

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Start the Music 027 – Music Break III



 

On this episode, less talk and more music.

Show Notes:  

Snubbed Records
Thousand Islands Records


TRACK LISTING:

1. OHP Metal Cover – Not an Addict by K’s Choice

2. Glass House – Screaming Females

3. High – Mongrel Dogs

4. What You Carried Out – Arising From

5. Cold Sheets – The Highdives

6. Moving On – Parallel Lights

7. Wanna – The Barren Marys

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Start the Music 026 – Trashed Ambulance



 

On this episode, we have an interview with the Alberta punk band Trashed Ambulance. We discuss small town shows, NOFX and the band’s upcoming Canadian tour. CanCon! Thanks go out to Cythnia from Thousand Islands Records for helping set up the interview.

Show Notes:  

Youtube | | Twitter | Facebook


TRACK LISTING:

1. Hung Up On Hope – Eternal Boy

Twitter |Youtube | Website

2. Garbage Lungs – The Bare Minimum

Youtube | Facebook | Bandcamp

3. Metronome – Trashed Ambulance

 

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Start the Music 025 – The Ohio Players



 

On this episode, an interview with drummer James ‘Diamond’ Williams from the Ohio Players who are releasing new music for the first time in thirty years! We talk drum machines, funk, music these days, risque album covers plus music from France and Belgium.

Show Notes:  

Youtube | iTunesSpotify
Trashed Ambulance at the Rendezvous Pub
Start the Music! Podcast Playlist


TRACK LISTING:

1. Stuck in Life – Fall Flavoured

Website |Youtube | Facebook | Spotify

2. Chain Reaction – The Rocket

Youtube | Facebook | Spotify

3. A Story to Tell – Oh, Weatherly

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Spotify

4. Reset – The Ohio Players

 

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Start the Music 024 – Hunter Dumped Us Here



 

On this episode, an interview with one half of the band Hunter Dumped Us Here and a discussion about genre, accents, adapting in live shows and solo acts becoming full bands. An hour of music and chat with no ads. Check it!

Show Notes:  

Bandcamp | Facebook | Twitter | Spotify
Cavendish music video
Arcade Fire | Toby Mac | Memphis May Fire
Thundercat (youtube)


TRACK LISTING:

1. Ticket To Rock – Daxx and Roxane

Website |Twitter | Facebook | Spotify

2. 5 Guys – Until We Get Caught

Bandcamp | Twitter | Facebook | Spotify

3. Lost My Name – Hunter Dumped Us Here

Bandcamp | Facebook | Twitter | Spotify

 

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Start the Music 023 – Ron Saccoccio (Snubbed Records)



 

On this episode an interview with Ron Saccoccio of Snubbed Records. We talk about the formation of the label, his band the Alements, working with Bill Stevenson of the Descendents and much more. Also an international assortment of music.

Show Notes:  

Snubbed Records: website | twitter | facebook
How to Ru(i)n a Record Label (book)
Snake Picks
The Blasting Room
Bill Stevenson


TRACK LISTING:

1. Doofus – Trashed Ambulance

Bandcamp |Twitter

2. Let Go – Primetime Failure
(Also bonus track: Stuck in the 90s)

Bandcamp | Twitter | Facebook | Spotify

3. Rite to Hate – The Alements

Website | Facebook

 

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Start the Music 022 – Steven Schapansky



 

Another Canadian guest! Podcaster and drummer (among many other things) Steven Schapansky is on the podcast to talk all things Led Zeppelin, John Bonham, wedding cover bands and well, drums! drums! drums!

Show Notes:  

Glovebox on Youtube
Radio Free Skaro
Vistalite Drums
Coda (Deluxe Edition) on Spotify

Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time


TRACK LISTING:

1. Brussells Bombs – The Persecuted

Bandcamp | Youtube

2. Morning – After Alice

Website | Twitter | ReverbNation

3. Wrecking Ball – Mother Mother

Website | Youtube

 

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