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Punk Rock and Roll From and Coming to Toronto

Zebrassieres - Toronto Tocks 32

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Keyboards, Cryptomaniacs, Touring (Past and Present), Ottawa Music Scene vs Calgary Music Scene, Quitting Jobs and Being Creative, the Funfuns, Working in Ottawa, Technological Skepticism, Science Fiction and Robots, Poppy Lyrics – Darker Lyrics, Being 30, Alienation, Consumerism, Politics in Music, Sled Island,

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1) White Wires – Girly Girly       

2) Teledrome  - Double visions   

3) Funfuns – My Head      

4) Funfuns – Heart Attack      

5) Zebrassiers - Black Brain Wave

6)  Zebrassiers -Lone Fish      

7) Zebrassiers - I am Human   

8) Zebrassiers  -Economy Lobotomy     

9) Zebrassiers - Suit Lie


Ketamines Paul Lawton - Toronto Tocks 31

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1)  Endangered Ape –  Ape Shall Not Kill Ape - “Whites of My Eyes”

2)   Myelin Sheaths – Get On Your Nerves - “Chemistry Lesson”

3)        Ketamines – Spaced Out – “Teenage Rebellion Time”

4)        Ketamines – Spaced Out  - “Evil Intensions”

5)        Happy Thoughts – Self Titled – “One More Fish”

6)        Ketamines – Line by Line 7” - “New Victims”

7)        Ketamines – Change Your Ways 7” – “Turning You On”

8)        Moby Dicks – Self Titled “Talk Money”

9)        Zebrassieres – I am Human – “Economy Lobotomy”


Ko Melina of the Dirtbombs - Toronto Tocks 30

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Recording, Touring, Negative Approach,  Mick Collins, Spiritualized, T.V. on the Radio, Moving to Detroit,  People’s Records, The Magic Stick, Jack White, Ko & the Knockouts, Women in Rock and Roll, Bruise Cruise, Party Store and Detroit Techno, Kyle Hall, Little Steven and Ko’s Sirus Satellite Show

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“Ever Lovin Man” – Dirtbombs –  We Have You Surrounded

“Negative Approach” – Negative Approach – Total Recall

“Electricity” – Spiritualized – Ladies and Gentlemen We are Floating in Space

“Dancing Choose” – T.V. on the Radio – Dear Science

“Motor City Baby” – Dirtbombs – Dangerous Magical Noise

“If I” – Ko & the Knockouts – Self Titled

“Here Comes That Sound Again” – Dirtbombs – If You Don’t Already …

“Chem-Farmer” – Thee Oh Sees – Carrion Crawler/ The Dream

“Good Life” – Dirtbombs – Party Store

“Get It While You Can” – Dirtbombs – Dangerous Magical Noise

“La Fin Du Monde” – Dirtbombs – We Have You Surrounded


Reigning Sound - Toronto Tocks 29

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Reigning Sound Interview With Greg Cartwright

600 Reigning Sound Songs

1 “You Got Me Humming” from Too Much Guitar

2 “Strong Come On” with the Oblivians from the Strong Come On 7”

3 “Sour and Vicious Man” the Reatards from Not Fucked Enough (covering the Compulsive Gamblers)

4 “Debris” from Love and Curses

5 “Break It One More Time” from Reigning Sound with Mary Weiss

6 “So Sad” from Break Up … Break Down

7 “You’re All Alone” with the Deadly Snakes from I’m Not Your Soldier Anymore

8 “Motor Cycle Leather Boy” Guitar Wolf from Planet of the Wolves


SXSW 2012 - Toronto Tocks 28

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1)  "Pledian Love" by David Liebe Hart, from Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job (Mixtape Vol II)

2)  "Golden" by Future Unlimited   (First EP)

3) "A Pearl Is Not a Diamond" by White Fence (Is Growing Faith)

4) "My Girlfriend is a Rock" by The Nervebreakers  (We Want Everything)

5)  "Teenage Rebellion Time" by The Ketamines (Spaced Out)

6)  "Trailer Park Boneyard" by The Coathangers (Larceny & Lace)

7) "The Dream" by Thee Oh Sees (Carrion Crawler)


The Spits - Toronto Tocks 27

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The Spits - Interview

Topics:  Beginnings, Family, Chuck and the Spits, Violence, In the Red, Friends, Touring


1 God Bullies' - "Pet Monkey" (War on Everybody)    2 Planet Failure   3 Beat You Up    4 Die Die Die

5 Tomorrow's Children   6 Take Back the Alley   7 Rip Up the Streets

Videos from the show


Tandoori Knights Interview - Toronto Tocks 26

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Tandoori Knights Interview

Topics:  Chuck Berry, The Moon, Bollywood Steel Guitar, Song Writing, Khan’s Daughters, Sponge Bob, Motorhead, Norton Records 25th, Charlie Feathers

Songs 1) Havana Moon – Chuck Berry

2) Lovers’ Moon – Tandoori Knights

3) Chura Liya Hai Tum Ne – Charanjit Singh

4) Pretty Please – Tandoori Knights

5) Roam the Land – Tandoori Knights

6) Brown Trash – Tandoori Knights

7) You Better Swim – Motorhead

8) Can’t Stand It – Charlie Feathers

Photo by Charlie Smith


School Damage - Toronto Tocks 25

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1)        Punk Rock Early Influences  2) Toronto and London Ontario   3) The Name   4)  Song Writing  5)  Brutal Youth  6) Growing Up  7) Good Shows (the Spits)   8) Irresponsible Radio (Brad’s Podcast)   9)  Toronto Bands  10)  Small Cities (Oshawa and Peterborough)


1)  I Wanna Be Wasted (School Damage Demo)   2)  Worst City (Brutal Knights)

3) Straight As (Dead Kennedys)  4) Jean is Dead (Descendents)  5) 4 Chords 3 Words (Brutal Youth)  6) Let’s Get Irresponsible (School Damage Demo)   7)   Tear You Apart (School Damage Demo)    8)   I’m Scum (The Spits)  9)  Go Home (School Damage Demo)


Drinks and Tunes with Teenage X

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Drinks with Teenage X.  Listen to the influences behind Sarah and Phil and some stories.

Then go buy their new record as seen below

Youth Youth Youth  - "Made in England"
Screeching Weasel  - "Friends are Getting Famous"   "I Hate Led Zepplin"   "Hey Suburbia"
The Sultans "Just a Fool That's Down"
The Threat - "My Girl"     "Standoff El Paso"
Ride At Dawn - "Daggertooth"
Joan Jett - "Bad Reputation"

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OFF! Interview - Toronto Tocks 22

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OFF! Interview with Keith Morris, Dimitri Coats, Steven McDonald and Mario Rubalcaba.

Topics: Starting the Band, Anger and Catharsis, LA, Driving, Marching to a Different Drum, Vice Records, Getting Older

Songs: 1)Now I’m Pissed 2)Fuck People 3)Peace in Hermosa 4)Broken 5)Rotten Apple 6)I Don’t Belong


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