Tag: pop punk

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 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 021 – Sam Sutherland



 

Canadian author, Youtuber, and podcaster Sam Sutherland joins this episode to talk about his book Perfect Youth: The Birth of Canadian Punk and the podcast he co-hosts Blink 155 that seeks to review all 155 Blink-182 songs.

Show Notes:  

Buy Sam’s book on Amazon.ca | Amazon.com
Blink-155 on iTunes | Patreon
Youtube Channel: This Exists

G.F.Y Press (Chris Walter books)
The bass player for Helix and touring guitarist for Nelly Furtado is: Sean Kelly
The X-Files Files

Taco Hell Bandcamp page


TRACK LISTING:

1. Kill it With Fire – The Alements

Bandcamp | Facebook

2. Weather (or Not) – Jody Valiant

Youtube | Twitter

3. Mountain Road – Atlas

Bandcamp

 

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Start the Music 020 – Pansy Division



 

Jon Ginoli, founding member (guitarist, singer-songwriter) of the openly gay rock band Pansy Division is on the podcast. We talk about touring with Green Day in 1994, MuchMusic and staying together for 26 years. Also music!

The previous edition of this episode was missing parts of the podcast and has been fixed!

Mentioned on the podcast: 
Big Winter Classic in Calgary, AB
Regrettes – Hey Now music video


Pansy Division Links:
Official Website
Bandcamp | Spotify
Life in a Gay Rock Band documentary


TRACK LISTING:

1. Fault Line – Audio/Rocketry

Bandcamp | Facebook

2. Juice Box Baby – The Regrettes

Website | Spotify

3. Deep Water – Pansy Division

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Start the Music 019 – Music Break II (More Music Breakening)



No interviews this week, just music! We’ll be returning next episode (episode 20!) with an interview with Jon Ginoli from the band Pansy Division.

Eight songs from eight different bands. When life happens, throw music at it. Songs this week include: Cake, the Garden, SWMRS and more!

What do you want to hear on music breaks? Drop me a line here, twitter or facebook.


TRACK LISTING:

1. I Feel Fine – Riddlin’ Kids

2. Egg – The Garden

3. Drive North – SWMRS

4. Take Back the Power – The Interrupters

5. Pete Wentz is the Only Reason We’re Famous – Cobra Starship

6. Rock n’ Roll Lifestyle – Cake

7. More Than Rust – Night People

8. Reality TV – Mal Blum

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Start the Music 014 – Music Break I



The first episode of Start the Music without a guest, but have no fear because that half hour of talking has been replaced with twenty-six shiny minutes of music from across the genres. Take it on a commute, listen on a lunch break, there’s something for everyone. For less than the cost of a latte in Canada you can own all these tracks.

Days before the episode dropped I got to see Trapper Schoepp live at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC! An acoustic set with so much power! His song Bumper Cars is song number four, check it and the others out!



TRACK LISTING:

1. Fear – Americas Pastime

2. Back on Track – Counter Theory

3. I’m Right! You’re Wrong!! – The Sold! and the Bones (video)

4. Bumper Cars – Trapper Schoepp

5. Saturday Night – Johnny & the Razorblades

6. Time Heals – Arbors Lane

7. Russian Beers – Woodchuck

8. Warriors – Static Alice

9. There Goes my Baby – The Millwinders

 

 

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