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The History of Punk Show 92: moreCORE

2016/08/22

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!

2016/08/15

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 Radio Show 63: The History of Punk Rock!

2016/08/13

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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

2016/06/16

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!

The History of Punk Radio Show 62: the Grizzly Trail Show!

2016/05/31

The Grizzly Trail’s Dave Millar joined the show and played important punk music from across Canada! We had a couple of songs debut on the show, and Dave closed it off with a live acoustic version of “Winter Blues!”

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Show 62 of the History of Punk originally aired on CJSR 88.5FM from 10-11AM MST on Monday 25 January 2016.

Here’s the playlist!

  1. The Penske File (Burlington) – “Wasters”
  2. DANGERCAT (Winnipeg) – “In My Way”
  3. Precursor (Vancouver) – “Fireworks”
  4. Jon Creeden (Stratford) – “One Coast to Another”
  5. Audio/Rocketry (Edmonton) – “Only Gets Better”
  6. Pup (Toronto) – “Mabu”
  7. Youth Decay (Vancovuer) – “Short Fuse”
  8. Abandin All Hope (Fort Mac) – “Banana”
  9. Grizzly Trail (Edmonton) – “Clements”
  10. Feast or Famine (Edmonton) – “Cowboy Trail”
  11. The Ativans (Calgary) – “Another Way”
  12. Dave Millar (Grizzly Trail) – “Winter Blues” (Live in studio!)

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And here’s the show!

The History of Punk! Volume III, Side A, Track III

2016/05/22

The History of Punk
Wednesday May 25 6:30PM
Location: Humanities 2-42, The University of Alberta
All-Ages, All-Welcome

“Fanzine Workshop”

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This class we are makin’ a ‘zine!

The Edmonton Zine Fair 5 is coming up fast on Saturday, June 11 at the Sewing Machine Factory. And we’re going to release The History of Punk Fanzine #3 there!

But first we have to put it together. That’s what this class is for! Bring whatever you’d like to contribute, and classmate David Prodan will lead us in our “putting a zine together” workshop!

Ideas on contributions:
-a review of a local show, album, or visual art.
– an essay on something Edmonton or punk related.
– photos.
– poetry, prose, anything creative really.
– interviews, scene reports, the sky is the limit!

The class will start with a short lecture on the history of punk ‘zines, and then we will drive right into the workshop!

And yes, THERE WILL BE VEGAN SNACKS! Feel free to bring more to share!

The History of Punk Playlist #53: SAFQEY!

2015/12/10

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On 22 November 2015, a benefit show for SAFQEY was held at the Buckingham. Called Homeless Not Hopeless, the gig had a great line-up & raised $1500.

At the show, The History of Punk’s Brittany Rudyck interviewed Joel Frost, a local promoter who organized the show. Brittany also chatted with Sam Leibel, SAFQEY’s president.

On CJSR we played the 2 interviews, as well as bands that played the benefit. In addition, the show started with 3 songs from Labour, a new Edmonton trio that had its first show at Not Enough Fest in February.

Learn more & support SAFQEY here: http://www.safqey.com/

The show originally aired on CJSR from 10-11AM MST on Monday 23 November 2015. Here it is:

And here’s the playlist!

1. Labour (Edmonton) – “He’s Nice”
2. Labour (Edmonton) – “I Know U Know”
3. Labour (Edmonton) – “Warning”
4. Interview – Joel Frost
5. Failgiver (Edmonton) – “Failure”
6. Interview – Sam Leibel
7. Feminal Fluids (Edmonton) – “Let Me Smell Your Dick”
8. Banshee (Edmonton) – “Squander Life”
9. Weird Year (Edmonton) – “Two”
10. Wares (Edmonton) – “Barely Knew Her”
11. Teeth(?) (Edmonton) – “Function”
12. Disabler (Edmonton) – “Bitter & Resentful”
13. Against Me! (Gainesville) – “True Trans Soul Rebel”

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