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Start the Music! 012 – Dominic Glynn (TV & Film Composer)

This episode of Start the Music! I get to geek out a little with Doctor Who composer Dominic Glynn. We talk about theme tunes, UK techno, and about being a musician spanning the bridge between analogue & digital. I also have the pleasure of playing one of his Doctor Who theme remixes that you will […]

Start the Music! 011 – Peter Chiykowski (Rock, Paper, Cynic)

For those of you who like Jonathan Coulton, Weird Al and comedy songs, you’ll want to hear this… In this episode I talk to musician and cartoonist Peter Chiykowski, known on the interwebz as Rock, Paper, Cynic thus fulfilling my CanCon requirement at least twice over. We talk about Canadian comic conventions, the Weakerthans and […]

Start the Music! 010 – Christopher Holmes (Producer/Engineer)

We’re in the double digits and we’re celebrating by playing music from one of my personal playlists this week. We’ve got music from Motion City Soundtrack, Green Day and Blink 182. My interview guest this episode has production credits which include work with Nine Inch Nails, Blink-182, +44, The Cure, and The Red Hot Chili […]

Start the Music! 009 – Sam Eastmond (Composer)

This episode of Start the Music! I talk to Sam Eastmond, composer and one of the leaders of Spike Orchestra. We talk about music and community, being a band geek and the usual questions about first albums and first gigs. I also give some details about upcoming episode 10 and check out that SOCAN image on […]

Start the Music! 008 – Kylie Rebecca (Tour Photographer)

There’s more to the music industry than just bands, and this week I talk to tour photographer and videographer Kylie Rebecca about her work: doing photoshoots, being on tour and staying inspired throughout. A picture is worth a thousand podcasts so make sure you check out her portfolio. This episode’s music selections are taken from […]

Start the Music! 007 – Chris Cote

This episode we’re going to bring some Southern California to your ears as I interview singer & bassist Chris Cote of the band Kut-U-Up on his way to grab some waves. Fun fact: This is the first interview I have ever done with someone in a wetsuit. We talk about the Pop Disaster Tour, quickly […]

Start the Music! 006 – The Ludvico Treatment

We’ve got catchy songs this week from Shinobi Ninja and Mr. Happy Chainsaw, and a 30 minute interview featuring Alex Kennard & Adam Veenendaal of the Ludvico Treatment. We talk shoegaze, Propagandhi, band members being in different parts of the country and still making music, Everclear concerts that got out of hand (video below) and how […]

Start the Music! 005 – Alan Hempsall

Episode 005 – Alan Hempsall This episode it’s all about punk and post punk in this weeks fascinating interview. We have two great American bands and two tracks from our guest Alan Hempsall from the UK band Crispy Ambulance. If you have seen the indie movie/biographical film CONTROL about the life of Ian Curtis from Joy Division, […]

Start the Music! 004 – Real Sickies

Episode 004 – Show Notes We have not two, but four tracks for you to listen to this week. Enhance your commute or make your house-cleaning a little less painful with some great music. This weeks feature is an interview with Ben Disaster from the Alberta band Real Sickies. An important crowdfunding campaign for a feature documentary called Poly […]

Start the Music! 003 – Beggars Bunce

Episode 003 – Show Notes           This episode features music and an interview with Bob Fleming from the band Beggar’s Bunce and a live recording of the title track of their album Silent Revolution. First Track: Better Days – Worthless Hit the North Fest Poster & Better Days UK Tour 2017 poster Second Track: Punchline – […]