Tag: interviews

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 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 018 – John Roecker (Director – Heart Like a Hand Grenade)



 

Director John Roecker joins me on the podcast this week to talk about Heart like a Hand Grenade, the film that documented the nine months he spent with Green Day while they made American Idiot as well as the black comedy musical Live Freaky! Die Freaky! and the concert DVD he directed and starred in for the the band The Network.

Show Notes:

Heart Like a Hand Grenade
Disease is Punishment – The Network Concert DVD
Live Freaky! Die Freaky! (film)
Album: American Idiot (Spotify)


 TRACK LISTING

1. ブルマ (Bulma) – Farewell in Vegas


Youtube | Bandcamp

2. nightclubbin’ – Helta Skelta


Deranged Records | Bandcamp

3. Roshambo – The Network

Spotify

 

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Start the Music 017 – The Sold! and Bones



 

This episode I speak with all four members of The Sold! and Bones about their coming together as a band, their debut album “Full Circle Suicide” and the making of their music video for “I’m Right! You’re Wrong!!”. Plus the usual question roundtable and I rant about the importance of opening acts.

Show Notes:

The Sold! and Bones links: BandCamp | Youtube | Facebook | Twitter | Spotify


 TRACK LISTING

1. Wednesday Night Melody – Bleached


Website | Spotify

2. Dark Black Makeup – Radkey


Website | Spotify

3. Bored in L.A. – The Sold! and Bones

Bonus Track: Fucked Up Baby – The Skulls (1977 CAN)

Youtube | Wikipedia

 

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Start the Music! 016 – Taco Hell



This episode I have an interview with Taco Hell drummer Max Qayyum where we talk DIY, the importance of playing your own city first, and promoting a band in this internet age. There’s also music from Hunter Dumped Us Here and Youth In Revolt. Send me your recommendations!

 

Show Notes:

LIFE IN THE STOCKS Podcast: Episode 30 Interview with Frank Turner (but listen to them all)
Taco Hell links: BandCamp | Circle Records | Facebook | Twitter


 TRACK LISTING

1. Blue Treasure – Hunter Dumped Us Here


Twitter | BandCamp

2. The Broken – Youth in Revolt


Links to Buy their Music | Twitter

3. Girl Up (live) – Taco Hell

 

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Start the Music! 015 – Shadow of Everest



 

This episode meets all Can-Con requirements as Kat is joined by all four members of Shadow of Everest, the band that this very podcast played a track from on its very first episode. We talk about being a band in Atlantic Canada, Tool, existing outside genres and their new EP “Idle Hands”. As well the track listing is full of bands from the Maritimes, who says they don’t put out great music?

 

Show Notes:

Book: A Distorted Revolution: How Eric’s Trip Changed Music, Moncton, and Me (amazon)
Shadow of Everest links: Website | Facebook | TwitterBandCamp


 TRACK LISTING

1. Feel the Same Way Too – The Rankin Family (Nova Scotia)


iTunes

2. Behind the Garage – Eric’s Trip (New Brunswick)


Bandcamp / iTunes

3. Peter’s Dream – Lennie Gallant (Prince Edward Island)

 iTunes

4. Idle Hands – Shadow of Everest (Nova Scotia)

 

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Start the Music! 013 – Corbett Redford (Director – Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk)



 

This episode I’m joined by Corbett Redford, director & writer of the Green Day funded documentary film Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk. We talk about 924 Gilman, being a first time director and about being a punk in the East bay area.

There’s some music too, all related to the film. Make sure to listen to the end for a song by supergroup The Armstrongs that you can buy on iTunes with proceeds going to 924 Gilman.

https://eastbaypunk.com/

Show Notes:  

Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk Official Site (Trailer & Screening dates)
HelpGilman.org | 924 Gilman Website
Referenced in the interview: the Great White FireGhost Ship fire in Oakland
Spotify playlist inspired by the movie
The late Lookout Records


 TRACK LISTING

1. We Are the One – The Avengers


Spotify / iTunes

2. Boyfriend Wanted – Pansy Division


Website / iTunes

3. Story – The Lookouts

Spotify / iTunes

4. If There Was Ever a Time – The Armstrongs

Buy it here! (all proceeds go to 924 Gilman)

 

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