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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

New Window: Start the Music! Episode 19 

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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

 

New Window: Start the Music! Episode 18 

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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

 

 

New Window: Start the Music! Episode 14 

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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 John K Samson and how a comedy song is like an oil spill.* Credit to Peter for that metaphor.

 

Also mentioned on the podcast: 

Essay: In the End, It Does Matter
Rock Paper Cynic – Music
The Weakerthans
Jonathan Coulton 

I also guested on Episode 78 of Bottom Shelf Recording Talk, check them out!


TRACK LISTING

1. Movement – Riviera


Bandcamp

2. Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys – Chasing Immortality


Bandcamp / Youtube

3. This Will Never End – Rock, Paper, Cynic


Bandcamp / Youtube

 

New Window: Start the Music! Episode 11 

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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 Peppers amongst many others… This episode I talk to Christopher Holmes co-producer of Blink 182’s NeighborhoodsDogs Eating Dogs about his journey getting into the music industry, being an engineer vs being a producer, working with Blink 182 and his upcoming soundtrack work.

Also mentioned on the podcast: 

Chris Holmes mentions Butthole Surfers as an opening act to his first gig – Want to Check them Out?

New Propagandhi track! Victory Lap


TRACK LISTING

1. The Future Freaks Me Out – Motion City Soundtrack

2. East Jesus Nowhere – Green Day

3. Dogs Eating Dogs

 

New Window: Start the Music! Episode 10 

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