JOHN ROBB, punk legend, noise pioneer, music writer, and member of THE MEMBRANES and GOLDBLADE joins us on the show this week from the UK! We talk about underrated women in punk history, taking over the towers of the world, and why punk bands should pay more attention in science class!
Plus we play tracks from the latest MEMBRANES album, the heaviest of their career!
Gwen and Kerry of Calgary’s JUICE BOX join us to take the CITY SLANG QUESTIONNAIRE! We learn about gopher museums, commemorative pope plates, alternative uses for sex swings. Plus we find out the pitfalls of an iPad-based live show, and and add another story to the archives about cleaning up human waste.
We play these songs:
Juicebox - Tetra Pak - IDK // IDC Juicebox - Tetra Pak - Conspiracy Juicebox - Tetra Pak - Straight White Boys Texting Juicebox - Tetra Pak - Rat Therapy Juicebox - Tetra Pak - 2 Stars on Amazon Juicebox - Tetra Pak - Champagne Problem
Emmanuel and Travis talk about our new reading initiative, #punksnotread! Emmanuel feels obligated to read Dune! We discuss Sting! Use the hashtag on Instagram to share what you read this summer.
Plus tons of new tunes, featuring CITY SLANG favourites and past guests including MIKE KROL, LOWER, and ABSOLUTELY FREE!
Sheer Agony - Masterpiece - I Have a Dream Mike Krol - Turkey - Neighborhood Watch Absolutely Free - S/T - Blurred Lens No Joy - More Faithful - I Am An Eye Machine
Lower - I’m A Lazy Son… But I’m The Only Son EP - At The Endless Party Helen - The Original Faces - Violet Marching Church - This World Is Not Enough - King of Song Lunch - Let Us Have Madness Openly - Marble Foyer
Adult Mom - Momentary Lapse of Happily - When You Are Happy Ultimate Painting - Green Lanes - (I’ve Got The) Sanctioned Blues Grave Babies - Holographic Violence - Eternal (On & On)
Nap Eyes - Whine of the Mystic - No Fear of Hellfire
Old-man Emmanuel and old-man Travis send a broadcast from the future!
Our old-man future selves recount their favourite memories of 2014 in a two-episode blowout! They play the best interviews, the most depraved quotes, and their favourite tunes of the year!
We play these songs:
Chad VanGaalen - Shrink Dust - Where Are You Nap Eyes - Whine of The Mystic - Dark Creedence Strange Attractor - Back To The Cruel World - This is Total Shit Boyhood - Bits n’ Bobs - Post-Poc Destruction Unit - Deep Trip - God Trip The Yips - Air Loom - Wytch Elm Playboy Manbaby - Bummeritaville - Modest Meowz Kappa Chow - Punk As Fuck 7" - Punk As Fuck Vacation - Candy Waves - Pyro Hippies Tweens - Tweens Be Mean Old and Weird - What I Saw - Gig Bag
Odonis Odonis - Hard Boiled Soft Boiled - Are We Friends TV Freaks - Leeches 7” - Leeches Dad Jokes - J-C-V-D - J-C-V-D HSY - Split Tape - Scratch Sheer Agony - Unruly Sisters - Goodbye Cream The Beverleys - EP - Bad Company Brazilian Money - Brazilian money - Why Am I Still Standing Here? CC Merchandise - Children of Desire - Time Bonnie Doon - Bonnie Doon EP - Pizza Shark She’s - EP - Don’t Wanna Go to Work Absolutely Free - Absolutely Free - Vision’s Old and Weird - What I Saw - Gig Bag
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This week on the show, our plans to interview the band MERCHANDISE don’t go as planned! We play a set of phone-related tunes!
Plus an interview with SOLIDS, a spotlight on Ottawa implosion bands, and all the new tunes you can handle!
Ex Hex - Beast - How You Got That Girl The Beverleys - Single - Hoodwink Foam - Demo - Sludge
Merchandise - After The End - Telephone The Nerves - The Nerves - Hanging on the Telephone Protex - Don’t Ring Me Up Reigning Sound - Love and Curses - Call Me Iceage - Ploughing Into The Fields of Love - Simony
Hot & Cold - Skip Skip Ben Ben split - Flynt Dories - Stripped - Drip Roberta Bondar - Caustic - Caustic
Boyhood - Bits and Bobs - Balcony Lower - Seek Warmer Climes - Unkempt and Uncaring Holy Cobras - Drugstore
Emmanuel and Travis talk to Chris Mason of Dirt Cult records about punks in Los Cruces, New Mexico. Chris reveals how his mom feels about the new Misfits (it’s not good).
Hear tracks from Chris’ band Low Culture. Plus, tracks from The Sediment Club, Alex Calder, Fuzz, Open Channels, Chloroform, Rational Animals, Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, Total Crush, and a Valley Boys song that might BLOW TRAVIS’ MIND.