The History of Punk Show 92: moreCORE

Posted 2016/08/22 by the.past.is.unwritten
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We continued our exploration of punk “cores” on show 92! A little bit about what Steve Albini thinks about hardcore, some thrash, and even a pinch of positive hardcore too!

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Here’s the playlist:

  1. Big Black (Evanston) – “Steelworker”
  2. Slates (Edmonton) – “(I Got A) Catholic Block”
  3. Golden Years (Edmonton) – “Amp”
  4. These Estates (Regina) – “I Can’t Wait”
  5. Void (Columbia) – “Dehumanized”
  6. Subhumans (Vancouver) – “Refugee”
  7. Gang Green (Braintree) – “Kill a Commie”
  8. Bad Brains (DC) – “Big Take Over”
  9. Dead Kennedys (San Francisco) – “Buzzbomb”
  10. Misfits (Lodi) – “Mommy can I go out and Kill Tonight?”
  11. Slayer (Huntington Park) – “Raining Blood”
  12. Suicidal Tendencies (Venice) – “Institutionalized”
  13. Short Lease (East Michigan) – “Life is Suffering”
  14. Youth of Today (Connecticut) – “Positive Outlook”
  15. Unity (Orange County) – “You are One”

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And here’s the show!

The History of Punk Show 91: You’re not Hardcore unless you live Hardcore!

Posted 2016/08/15 by the.past.is.unwritten
Categories: Edmonton Free School, Edmonton Music Scene, Matters of Debate, Punk and Politics, Punk and Protest, Uncategorized

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The History of Punk Show 91 traced the history of hardcore punk, looking at its origins, characteristics, and ongoing legacy.

The show aired on CJSR 88.5FM in Edmonton on 15 August 2016.

Here’s the playlist!

  1. Slapshot (Boston) – “Ole Tyme Hardcore”
  2. Minor Threat (DC) – “Guilty of Being White”
  3. Jodie Foster’s Army (Phoenix) – “Jodie Foster’s Army”
  4. Cro-Mags (NYC) – “Hard Times”
  5. Circle Jerks (Hermosa Beach) – “Question Authority”
  6. Hüsker Dü  (Saint Paul) – “The Girl who Lives on Heaven Hill”
  7. Sham 69 (Hersham) – “Who Gives a Damn”
  8. The Germs (LA) – “American Leather”
  9. The Middle Class (Santa Ana) – “Out of Vogue”
  10. The Fartz (Seattle) – “You Got a Brain (Use it)”
  11. Bad Brains (DC) – “Sailin’ On”
  12. DOA (Vancouver) – “Slumlord”
  13. Black Flag (Hermosa Beach) – “Damaged”
  14. TSOL (Long Beach) – “Abolish Government/Silent Majority”
  15. MDC (Austin) – “I Remember”
  16. Vibes (Edmonton) – “Unafraid to Believe”
  17. I Hate Sex (Edmonton) – “Sleep Paralysis”

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And here’s the show!

The History of Punk Show 64: Mean things Happenin’

Posted 2016/08/15 by the.past.is.unwritten
Categories: Edmonton Free School, Playlists, Punk and Politics, Punk and Protest

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On the History of Punk Show #64, Dr. Daniel Johnson picked the tunes and discussed SARS, media, Treaty 6, colonization, US politics, and, of course, how folk = punk.

Show 64 originally aired on CJSR 88.5 on 8 February 2016.

Here’s the playlist!

  1. Propagandhi (Portage la Prairie) – “Note to Self”
  2. Blackfire (Flagstaff) – “Mean things Happenin'”
  3. Bruce Springsteen (Long Branch) – “John Henry”
  4. Chris Brown and Kate Fenner (Toronto) – “Oklahoma Tape Deck”
  5. Gil Scott-Heron (the Bronx) – “New York is Killing Me”
  6. Gil Scott-Heron (the Bronx) – “Winter in America”
  7. Odetta (LA) – “Easy Rider”
  8. Kris Demeanour (Calgary)  – “One Show”
  9. Hurray for the Riff Raff (New Orleans) – “Everybody Knows”

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And here’s show #64!

The History of Punk Show 90: Audio Caffeine from A New Rhetoric!

Posted 2016/08/13 by the.past.is.unwritten
Categories: Edmonton Free School, Edmonton Music Scene

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On Monday 8 August 2016, Josh from A New Rhetoric joined the show to talk about the band, engaging with colonialism in contemporary Canada, and to play a song live in studio!

PLUS, we debuted the Toronto band SAGO, and made an exciting announcement about Counterfeit Jeans!

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Here’s the playlist from show 90!

  1. SAGO (Toronto) – “In Harm’s Way”
  2. The Secretaries (Edmonton) – “Hey Girl”
  3. A New Rhetoric (Edmonton) – “Four Corners”
  4. Bad Religion (LA) – “Them and Us”
  5. A New Rhetoric (Edmonton) – “The Origin Spirit and Intent”
  6. Chixdiggit (Calgary) – “Shadowy Bangers from a Shadowy Duplex”
  7. SNFU (Edmonton) – “She’s not on the Menu”
  8. Strung Out (Simi Valley) – “Better Days”
  9. Counterfeit Jeans (Edmonton) – “Black Light”
  10. A New Rhetoric (Josh) – “Decolonize Now” (Live on CJSR)

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And here’s the show!

The History of Punk Radio Show 63: The History of Punk Rock!

Posted 2016/08/13 by the.past.is.unwritten
Categories: "Intellectual" Events, Edmonton Free School, Playlists, Uncategorized

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PUNK ROCK

On Saturday 30 January 2016, an ensemble of Red Deer punk rockers put on a show of 38 songs spanning the history of punk rock! Then, on Monday 1 February, we talked about the show on CJSR and played some punk rock music too!

Here’s the playlist!

1. Ramones (NYC) – “Teenage Lobotomy”
2. Screeching Weasel (Prospect Heights) – “Cool Kids”
3. Borscht (Edmonton) – “You Can Leave if you Want to”
4. Velvet Underground (NYC) – “Femme Fatale”
5. Descendents (Manhattan Beach) – “Suburban Home”
6. Death from Above 1979 (Toronto) – “Going Steady”
7. Choke (Edmonton) – “Less than Nothing”
8. Passenger Action (Edmonton) – “Tonight we Resonate”
9. Black Mastiff (Edmonton) – “Leave it on the Floor”
10. Power Buddies (Edmonton) – “Fail”
11. Choir and Marching Band (Edmonton) – “Top Ten Hit”
12. Strangled (Edmonton) – “Third Eye”
13. Buzzcocks (Manchester) – “Fast Cars”
14. The Damned (London) – “New Rose”
15. Minor Threat (DC) – “In My Eye”

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And here’s the show!

The History of Punk Fanzine #3

Posted 2016/06/16 by the.past.is.unwritten
Categories: "Intellectual" Events, "Intellectual" Sources, Edmonton Free School, Edmonton Music Scene, Uncategorized

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The History of Punk Fanzine #3 was released at Clean Up Your Act Productions‘ Edmonton Zine Fair #5. Not going to lie, this zine has it all: Miro‘s script from his recent guest host stint on the radio show. Corey‘s review of the Friday the 13th show at 9910 with Counterfeit Jeans, Ball & Chain, The Brewtals, and The Mants. David‘s interview with Andy from A New Rhetoric. Blake‘s article “The Casualties Shitshow: One Year Later.” The linear notes to Paroxysm‘s cassette demo. Be Line on participating in the Edmonton punk scene. An interesting fact about Raymond Pettibon. Awesome insight from Shakira and Saara about Not Enough Fest Edmonton, Sled Island, Hillary Clinton, and other stuff too. And even though that’s more than enough, it also has the incredible and peerless artwork of Spyder Yardley-Jones!!!!

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 Thanks for the poster, Spyder!

Here’s the full zine: History Of Punk Fanzine 3

And thanks to everyone for contributing!

HEART OF THE CITY 2016!!!!!

Posted 2016/06/02 by the.past.is.unwritten
Categories: Edmonton Music Scene

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