Archive for April 2015

The History of Punk Radio Show #29


Here’s the History of Punk Playlist on CJSR from 27 April, when Professor David Mills visited the show!

“The Boomers



1. The Who (London) – “My Generation”
2. The Beatles (Liverpool) – “All My Loving”
3. The Beatles (Liverpool) – “She Loves You”
4. Chuck Berry (St. Louis) – “Roll Over Beethoven”
5. The Beatles (Liverpool) – “Roll Over Beethoven”
6. Buddy Holly (Lubbock) – “Words of Love”
7. The Beatles (Liverpool) – “Words of Love”
8. The Beatles (Liverpool) – “Got To Get You Into My Life”
9. The Stitch in Tyme (Toronto) – “Got To Get You Into My Life”
10. Spencer Davis Group (Birmingham) – “Somebody Help Me”
11. The British Modbeats (St Catharines) – “Somebody Help Me”
12. The King Beezz (Edmonton) – “Gloria”


“Transatlantic Blues”
“America meets the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show”

“You Stop Listening to New Music at 33”

“Buzzz a while with…The King Beezz”
“The Unfinished Business of the Modbeats”
“The Stitch in Tyme”
“The Beatles Were Punks”


Jon Savage, Teenage
Elijah Wild, How the Beatles Destroyed Rock ‘n’ Roll
John Blaney, Beatles for Sale
Bob Spitz, The Beatles
Marc Fisher, Something in the Air: Radio, Rock and the Revolution that Shaped a Generation


Edmonton’s Hour of the 2015 Homelessness Marathon


The 2015 Homelessness Marathon aired across Canada on February 25 & February 26. Hosted by CRFC 101.9FM in Kingston, 14 community and campus radio stations produced 15 straight hours of programming tackling homelessness issues.

CJSR contributed Edmonton’s hour, with hosts Daniel Johnson and Rylan Kafara focusing on two major issues – the impact of gentrification in the downtown area on the inner-city community, and Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Edmonton and Canada. It included interviews with the University of Alberta’s Jay Scherer, MacEwan University’s Michael B. MacDonald, as well as cultural support worker Gary Moostoos, and a number of inner-city community members.

The History of Punk Radio Show #28


Here’s the History of Punk Playlist on CJSR from 20 April, when Blake from the Anatomy Cats was back on the show!

“Social Justice” 

1. Adam’s Mind (Toronto) – “Bad Guy”
2. Suicide Machines (Detroit) – “Black and White World”
3. Gorilla Biscuits (NYC) – “Degradation”
4. Reagan Youth (Queens) – “New Aryans”
5. Antillectual (Nijmegen) – “The New Jew”
6. Dead Kennedys (San Francisco) – “Kill the Poor”
7. Choke (Edmonton) – “Bent on Profits”
8. Propagandhi (Portage la Prairie) – “Refusal to be a Man”
9. War on Women (Baltimore) – “Say it”

Racism-free Edmonton report
Canada’s Racism Problem
US is an oligarchy, not a democracy
“Ending Poverty in Alberta”
“Outrageous Fortune: Documenting Canada’s Wealth Gap”
Duncan Campbell Scott: The Poet Who Oversaw Residential Schools
Canada’s Nutrition Experiments on First Nations: 1942-1952
“Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Overview”

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The History of Punk Radio Show #27


Here’s the History of Punk Playlist on CJSR from 13 April!

horseshoe tones

1. Wild Youth (Durban) – “Wot Bout Me”
2. The Viletones (Toronto) – “Rebel”
3. The Demics (London/Toronto) – “New York City”
4. The Diodes (Toronto) – “Teenage Nation”
5. Teenage Head (Hamilton/Toronto) – “Ain’t got no Sense”
6. The Subhumans (Vancouver) – “Slave to my Dick”
7. Hooded Fang (Toronto) – “Clap”
8. Fake Palms (Toronto) – “Sun Drips”
9. Mimico (Toronto) – “Man from Japan”
10. LIDS (Toronto) – “Sarsfest”
11. The Flatliners (Toronto) – “Count your Bruises”
12. Our Mercury (Edmonton) – “Shawna Don’t Wanna”
13. Abandin All Hope (Edmonton) – “Elephant”



Support the Müzewest Spring Renewal!


Müzewest is a music education program based in Vancouver. And it needs your help bringing songs to students!


The program puts professional musicians in schools that lost their music programs (thanks to good ol’ budget cuts), for a concert series.

As Müzewest founder Jennifer West asserts in the face of these cuts, “the way these students connect to the music in the concerts shows it is still invaluable. Students learn that there is a healthy way to express their creativity through this beloved art form. They learn to create a community around this concert experience.”

To support this initiative, Müzewest is running a online spring fundraiser. There’s only 3 days left, and money still needs to be raised! Funds go towards paying artists, transportation, and venue rental.

Over 1300 students have already enjoyed musical opportunities through this program. Help ensure it continues to do so in the future!

Find out more, and donate here!


The History of Punk Radio Show #26


Here’s the History of Punk Playlist on CJSR from 6 April, when Professor David Marples visited the show!

1. Haydamaky (Kiev) – “Marusya”
2. The Pauki (St. Petersburg) – “Stuk Bokalov”
3. 44 Leningrad (Potsdam) – “Rossiya”
4. Mister X – (Hrodna) “This is Serious”
5. Vicious Circle (Melbourne) – “Coconut Song”
6. The Swingers (Auckland) – “One Good Reason”
7. Pop Disaster (Osaka) – “Time to Believe”
8. Sky Rabbit (Mumbai) – “Where”
9. Subs (Beijing) – “We Don’t Have to Wait Someday”
10. Kotzreiz (Berlin) – “Berlin”
11. The Rumjacks (Sydney) – “An Irish Pub Song”
12. Wild Youth (Durban) – “Make Up”