Tag: rock

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 023 – Ron Saccoccio (Snubbed Records)



 

On this episode an interview with Ron Saccoccio of Snubbed Records. We talk about the formation of the label, his band the Alements, working with Bill Stevenson of the Descendents and much more. Also an international assortment of music.

Show Notes:  

Snubbed Records: website | twitter | facebook
How to Ru(i)n a Record Label (book)
Snake Picks
The Blasting Room
Bill Stevenson


TRACK LISTING:

1. Doofus – Trashed Ambulance

Bandcamp |Twitter

2. Let Go – Primetime Failure
(Also bonus track: Stuck in the 90s)

Bandcamp | Twitter | Facebook | Spotify

3. Rite to Hate – The Alements

Website | Facebook

 

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Start the Music 022 – Steven Schapansky



 

Another Canadian guest! Podcaster and drummer (among many other things) Steven Schapansky is on the podcast to talk all things Led Zeppelin, John Bonham, wedding cover bands and well, drums! drums! drums!

Show Notes:  

Glovebox on Youtube
Radio Free Skaro
Vistalite Drums
Coda (Deluxe Edition) on Spotify

Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Drummers of All Time


TRACK LISTING:

1. Brussells Bombs – The Persecuted

Bandcamp | Youtube

2. Morning – After Alice

Website | Twitter | ReverbNation

3. Wrecking Ball – Mother Mother

Website | Youtube

 

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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 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 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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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

 

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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

 

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