Tag: punk rock

Start the Music 038 – Tabbert Fiiller (director)


On this episode, an interview with Tabbert Fiiller, director of the documentary The Public Image is Rotten. We talk about his time interviewing John Lydon (Sex Pistols, PiL), how the documentary came to be, and the quip in the film about a Toyota vs a Rolls Royce. 


Show Notes

Film is playing in Cinemas across North America
The Public Image is Rotten (official website)

Safe Gigs for Women tweet


Percentages – Sauna Youth
Bandcamp
Hey – I Against I
New Album Pre-Order
Twitter
Not Nice – Lonely Parade
Buzzrecords
Website
Rise – PiL
The Public Image is Rotten ‘Songs from the Heart’

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Start the Music 037 – Jeff Leisawitz (songwriting/author)




On this episode I talk to songwriting instructor, author and man of many hats Jeff Leisawitz. We talk about his job teaching songwriting at Pacific Lutheran University and his book available on Amazon (and other fine places) Not F*ing Around— The No Bullsh*t Guide For Getting Your Creative Dreams Off the Ground.

Show Notes

Jeff’s book! Buy it!
Jeffleisawitz.com
Pacific Lutheran University
Marilyn Manson Keynote Address at MusicFest 1997
Pink Lemonade Records – twitter



TRACK LISTING:

Recoil – Choke 
Facebook

High School Sucks – Bronnie
Website

What I Want – Bad Waitress
Facebook | Twitter | Bandcamp


Trash Talk – Brother Octopus
Bandcamp | STM Episode 2


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Start the Music 036 – Fran Strine (director)




On this episode, director and “video guy” Fran Strine talks about his documentary Hired Gun, Ray Parker Jr., and those musicians you adore but don’t even know their name. Watch Hired Gun on Netflix! Leave the podcast a review on iTunes! 

Show Notes

Solidarity Not Silence
Watch the Hired Gun on Netflix | Hiredgunthefilm.com
FranStrine.com


TRACK LISTING:
(Click for bandcamp page)

Lovely Day – Bill Withers


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Start the Music 035 – Music Break Vee




We have a music break! 8 tracks for you to enjoy. What do Canada, Australia and San Francisco have in common? They all have bands featured in this episode. There are probably other similarities, but that’s the important part.

Music Break Vee

The Last Warped Tour
Alkaline Trio new title track released
Riot Fest


TRACK LISTING:
(Click for bandcamp page)

Silo – by The Shorts (Thousand Islands Records) – Australian
Facebook

The Great Escape – Spoiler – Toronto 

Four Months of Rain – Family Meeting (Thousand Islands Records) – Toronto

Guilty Again – Nutrition S/T (Neon Taste Records) – Vancouver 

Desperation – the Stanfields – Halifax

Warning signs – Daylight at night – Vancouver

Tidal Wave – Living with Lions – Vancouver

Doin’ Time – Jesse Morris – San Francisco

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Start the Music 034 – Jeff Alulis



This episode I talk with Jeff Alulis (also known as Jeff Penalty) about his book NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories, working with NOFX on Backstage Passport, his time with the Dead Kennedys and his current project a travel blog called True Adventure Stories.

Blog: Jeff Alulis.com
True Adventure Stories
NOFX Backstage Passport on DVD (amazon and Fat Wreck Chords (1 & 2)


TRACK LISTING:

In Vitro – September Again

Facebook | Bandcamp | Twitter

Burn Me Out – Fozzy

Website | Facebook | Twitter

Closing song: Pimps and Hookers by NOFX

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Start the Music 033 – Mable Syndrome



 

In this episode I talk to the founders of Mable Syndrome! It’s a longer than usual interview, but it’s packed full of punk rock talk, women supporting women and much more.

Mable Syndrome | Podcast links
Bands mentioned: Face to Face | Less than Jake
Mable Syndrome interview w/ Frank Turner: Season 2 Episode 5


TRACK LISTING:

Self Loathing – Days ‘n Daze

Label website

Mid 20s Skateboarder – Pkew Pkew Pkew

Bandcamp | Facebook | Twitter

Closing song: Mable by Goldfinger

 

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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 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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