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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Start the Music 026 – Trashed Ambulance

  On this episode, I have the pleasure to interview 2/3 of 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: […]

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 | iTunes | Spotify Trashed Ambulance at the Rendezvous […]

No episode this week, have an 80 song playlist instead!

Kat! There’s no new episode on the feed! I know. I’m sorry. Whether it was Los Angeles or something back here in Canada, I got sick and I have no energy and I can’t talk for more than a few seconds without coughing. You don’t want to hear that, trust me. What does that mean […]

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 […]

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 […]