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Episode 043: Jesse Wagner  

Josh and Ty take a minute to chat with Jesse Wagner of The Aggrolites! We talk Yo Gabba Gabba, Tim Armstrong, and other riveting tales of Dirty Reggae! A great chat with a great dude!

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Track list:

The Offsailors - Shit To Do

3 Inches of Blood - Fear on the Bridge (Upon the Boiling Sea)

The Aggrolites - Mr. Misery

E.K. Bunch - Banana

Against Me! - New Wave

The Aquabats - Adventure Today

Episode 042: Camp Punksylvania  

Wagons East! Josh and Ty head over to Ontario and New York respectively to chat with Terry and Laura from Camp Punksylvania and Riot Squad Media! We discuss the origins of their festival, the cult-like status they've evolved into, and their excitement for this year's edition.

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Kownterpoint - Don't Drink Too Much (In the Sun)

Primetime Failure - Oxygen

Ship of Fools - Swim

Beef - Seek & Destroy

Racist Kramer - Radio Destructo

Jim Lindberg - The Palm of Your Hand

Episode 041: Jason Devore (Authority Zero)  

(Photo credit - Jim Louvau)

Josh and Ty venture down to Arizona and chat with Mr. Jason Devore of Authority Zero fame. The guys discuss his upcoming Canadian tour, his new solo record, and the time his band became mortal enemies with Everclear. You don't want to miss this one!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track List:

The Follow Ups - Reverso

Regal Foul - Contrarian

Authority Zero - Ollie Ollie Oxen Free

Fugazi - Waiting Room

Jason Devore - Turn it Off

The Shit Talkers - Canadian Paesant

Episode 040: Mutiny  

After a little break, Josh and Ty are ready to publish a rad interview they did BB (Before Brady, Josh's son). The fellas head down to Colorado to chat with JP from the band Mutiny - a supergroup comprised of dudes from such bands as the Voodoo Glowskulls and Death By Stereo. They discuss their debut EP, tour plans, and compact discs! Check it out!

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Track list:

Remy Verreault -Rising from the Ruins

The Gamits - Falling Apart

Mutiny - Shot to Hell

Weird Al - Dare To Be Stupid

Closet Monster - The Empire Strikes Iraq

The Flatliners - Rat King

Episode 039: Annalies Tang  

We're shipping up to Boston! Well not exactly but somewhere in Massachusetts where we chat with Annalies Tang! We talk about her crash course in Ska music, the creation of the band, and spooky ghosts in China! You don't want to skip this one!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Avail - Lombardy St

Sublime - Paddle Out

Annalies Tang - Heaven's Mirror

Annalies Tang - Crystals & Herbs

Annalies Tang - Emilio

Great Apes - Seventeen Years

Episode 038: Bergie and the Magic Bag  

Josh and Ty head Southeast and chat with folk rocker, Bergie! He is best known as the Bergie part of Bergie and The Magic Bag! The guys chat about his time in New York City, his new record "Trash to the Trash Gods", and he even sings a song about Grilled Cheese!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School.

Track list:

Old Chase - Until the Bitter End

Contra Code - Put Some Flames On It

Bergie & The Magic Bag - (Everybody's Headed To) BROOKLYN!

Bergie & The Magic Bag - Welcome To Little Paris :D

Bergie & The Magic Bag - TRASH TO THE TRASH GODS

No Fucking Way - Choke

Episode 037: Matthew Kadi  

Josh and Ty head South once again to visit with Matthew Kadi from California bands Monster Squad, Build Us Airplanes, Great Apes, and Holehog! They discuss his first tours with Monster Squad, pissing off his neighbours, and even play a few of our patented games! You can also check out Studio Fallout - an art and design company he is a part of with Winston Smith (Dead Kennedys, Green Day).

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Track list:

Monster Squad - Fire the Faith

Vanilla Muffins - No Punkrock in my Car

Petite - MTP

Sectarian Bloom - Because We Like It

Charlie Crockett - The Way I'm Living (Santa Rosa)

Direct Hit - Paid in Brains

Episode 036: Veronica Grim  

Ty's back! To celebrate, the boys venture to the American Midwest to chat with Cincinnati, Ohio's very own Veronica Grim! They discuss her new EP, her musical beginnings, and even play some games!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!


ZacTheLocust - Sunshine in my Heart

The Dresden Dolls - Girl Anachronism

Veronica Grim - Summer Goths

Veronica Grim - Straight to Hell

Veronica Grim - American Beauties

The Ramones - Pet Sematary

Episode 035: The Smelters  

Ty is still bronzing up in the Pacific Southwest so Josh had to go it alone once more! Luckily, he called up his pals in The Smelters and they actually answered! Jonny, Scotty and Danny share their stories of starting the band, getting to play with their heroes, and even leaving the country to smash power chords to new audiences!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track List:

Ratsalad. - Nutsack

The Smelters - Hey Stupid

The Manges -Vengeance is Mine

The Ramones - I Believe in Miracles

No Matter - In Spite Of You

House Boat - Barkmarket Fuckacy

Episode 034: Japambo Recap  

Well Ty is vacationing in Hawaii so Josh thought it would be a good time to do a recap of his Japan tour with his band mates in Trashed Ambulance. Rikey and former co-host Ozone join the show to discuss our Asian adventure in great detail! We have a lot of laughs and play a shit ton of rad Japanese punk rock! Saikou!

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Track list:

Zippy - Yummy

Launcher No. 8 - Mediocre

Stone Leek - Who Knew

Ahou's Life - Mothers

The Cry - Black Bird

Gibberish - Yesterday

Episode 033: Gerrard Lindsay  

Well Ty was busy painting houses so he couldn't hop on the call but don't worry, he showed up for the intro and outro! Fair warning, the intro is a litle girthy so fast forward a half hour if you want to just hop right into the interview!

Josh flies solo and chats with Gerrard Lindsay (aka Pickabar) from New York oi band 45 Adapters. They chat about his youth on a Long Island suburb, his introduction to punk rock, and even chat about television shows! You don't want to miss it!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

The Softer Side - Don't Forget Me

No Cash - Skate or Die

Cockney Rejects - Oi! Oi! Oi!

The Templars - New York

The Stress - The War Has Just Begun

45 Adapters - Metropolitans

Episode 032: Ben Coleman  

Josh and Ty head back to California to chat with Ben Coleman! You can catch him belting out in Hunting Lions and in another life, Roadside Bombs. The guys chat Pirate's Press, growing up in the California punk scene in the 80s, and his experiences with a very famous punk band on the rise.

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Ducking Punches - Cursed Luck

Annihilator - Army of One

Hunting Lions - The City

Roadside Bombs - My Side of Town

Hunting Lions - Little Girl

Knucklehead - Shelters

Episode 031: Cody Blakey  

Josh and Ty head North on the Queen Elizabeth II highway and chat with Cody Blakey. You may remember him from his knob twiddling career at Halfstack Studios and his guitar strumming in The Old Wives and Counterfeit Jeans. The guys chat about hotdogs, his start in the music bizz, and his brush with greatness (Joe Jonas).

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Trashed Ambulance - Kentwood

Rocket From the Crypt - I Wanna Know What I Wanna Know

Toyguitar - Human Hyenas

Mannequin Pussy - Drunk II

Credence Clearwater Revival - Bad Moon Rising

The Galacticas - Emo Dancing

Episode 030: Billy Liar  

Photo credit: Grant Anderson

Aye! The lads finally cross the pond and chat with Pirate's Press / Red Scare Industries legend Billy Liar! The fellas chat about haggis mostly but also how he signed to these respective labels, his collaboration/friendship with Frank Turner, and he takes his turn as the most recent victim of the Pressure Cooker!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Billy Liar - Failure Factory

Pennywise - Let Us Hear Your Voice

Joe McMahon - Canadian Grafitti

Terrorpins - Enough

New Swears - Stay Gold

Frank Turner - Miranda

Episode 029: Cyrus Bryant  

Josh and Ty head to the West Coast and chat with Cyrus Bryant of Vancouver punk juggernauts Die Job and You Big Idiot. The guys chat Norm MacDonald, killer soundtracks, and unfortunate bowel movements.

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Die Job - Bombing

Hatsnriver - Close Your Eyes

Screeching Weasel - Tell Me Your Lies

Dead End Drive-In - Everyone Gets a Turn to Rot

The Corps - Bourgeoui-zed

Red Fang - Prehistoric Dog

Episode 028: The Tylight Zone  

While the cat’s away, the mouse can play!

Join us for a very special episode. While Josh was busy playing gigs on the road with Trashed Ambulance and Lost Planet Airmen, Ty was scheming in the background to create this monster episode. Hilarity and hijinks ensue as Josh enters the Tylight Zone totally unaware of what is about to happen!

We talk to a cavalcade of guests about starting DIY venues and record labels, recording interviews in pub bathrooms, and THUNDER BUCKETS


This was a real barn burner, you don’t wanna miss it!

This episode was brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

The cast (in order of appearance)

John Page (Wrecking Crew Records)
Kristy Lee  (Rong)
Jeb Boudet (Sounds Like Nonsense)
Conor Smith (The Fomites)
Dan Garrison (The Corps)

Track list:

Sick of it All - Step Down

Rong - Impatient Zero

Jeb Boudet's Lost Cause - It's Ok

The Bennies - Livin' Sleazy

Die Job - The Ballad of Steven Sandison

Episode 027: Casey Lewis  



Josh and Ty stick close to home where they talk to Calgary behemoth of the music scene - Casey Lewis! You may recognize him behind the drums in Belvedere or recording your favourite band at Echo Base Studios. The guys talk about how he got into audio engineering, his adventures in Belvedere, and they even ponder the mysteries of the universe a little bit!

This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

Belvedere - Achilles

Mike & The Molotovs - Red, White and Fuck You

Cigar - Classic You

Rush - Subdivisions

The Evidence - A Christmas Truce

Good Riddance - Fire Engine Red

Episode 026: Jon Lewis  


Josh and Ty cross the Ohio River and chat with Jon Lewis of the Dopamines! Great times were had by all this week as the trio discussed AI, the misadventures of his band, and much, much more! Will Sasso too!


This episode is brought to you by Pretty in Paint School!

Track list:

The Dopamines - Public Domain

Skeleton Witch - Repulsive Salvation

Chixdiggit - Nobody Understands Me

Swingin' Utters - Undertaker Undertake

Dead to Me - Would It Kill You

DCG Retrowave - Electron Gun

Episode 025: Jon Weisnewski  

Josh and Ty mosey over to the Pacific Northwest to chat with Jon Weisnewski of Sandrider/Akimbo fame! The guys chat tour life, Seattle vs. Vancouver, and how they met Jello Biafra which led to his first band being signed by Alternative Tentacles!

Track list:

The Melvins - Copache

Tailz from the Pigz - Atlas

Sandrider - Aviary

Nomeansno - It's Catching Up

Pissed Jeans - Worldwide Marine Asset Financial Analyst

Roger Alan Wade - If Your Gonna Be Dumb, You Gotta Be Tough

Episode 024: David Tejas  

Josh and Ty cruise down (figurately) to Austin, Texas and chat with the man, the myth, the legend - David Tejas! You have probably seen him belting out in bands like The Krum Bums, The Casualties, and Starving Wolves. The guys chat about the early days of punk in Austin, hosting tours at the Punk Rock Museum, and becoming friends with so many of his childhood idols!

Track list:

Free Sergio - Love Song

Slip - The Next Step

Filth - The List

The Pogues - A Pair of Brown Eyes

Starving Wolves - Please Listen

Pistol Grip - Cruficixion Politix

Episode 023: Jordy (Faster & Louder Records)  

Josh and Ty welcome Jordy McLelland to the show - the owner/operator of Faster & Louder Records out of London, Ontario. The guys chat about his label, how he fell in love with punk, and may or may not reference a few bar fights from his golden days! You don’t want to miss this one!

Track list:

The Glebes - Theme

Bayline - Elephant

Johnny Terrien and The Bad Lieutenants - The Prisoner

Hellaphant - Infectus

The Tarleks - Overreacted

Judo Chop! - Miles

Episode 022: Mikey Voodoo  

Josh and Ty cap off 2023 with a chat with friend of the show Mikey Voodoo. You may recognize him as the frontman of GOAT, guitarist in The Riptides, and the host of Ottawa-based podcast "Ego & Vice." They guys chat about how he joined the Riptides, his passion for the Ottawa music scene, and of course, they all play some silly games.

Track list:

F.O.D. - Crew You

Glad We Met - Gimme A Lie

Off With Their Heads - Eyes of Death

The Riptides - Eyes Wide Shut

GOAT - The Good Old Days

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes - Danny's Song

Episode 021: Dominic Davi  

Josh and Ty head south of the border once again and welcome their bud, Dominic Davi, to the show! You may remember him from such bands as Tsunami Bomb and Loud Graves. The guys discuss his brush with death, his amazing second family at Alternative Tentacles, and bringing Tsunami Bomb back to life!

Track list:

Free Sergio - מהזהפהקרה

3 Inches of Blood - Fear on the Bridge

Loud Graves - All I Have Left (Is All These Snacks)

Tsunami Bomb - Santa Clause is Coming To Town

The Hammerbombs - I Hate Cars

Jello Biafra/Nomeansno - Bad

Episode 020: Tightwire  

Josh and Ty welcome Tane Graves - the bassist and lead singer of Minneapolis Ramones-core band Tightwire. They chat about how they joined the Red Scare family, his relationship with the guys in Dillinger Four, and we all learn something new about town names across the globe! Go check out “Head Full Of Snakes” that was released via Red Scare Industries earlier this year!

Track list:

The Distillers - Coral Fang

Tightwire - One Foot in the Grave

The Riverboat Gamblers - Don't Bury Me... I'm Still Not Dead Yet

The Brokedowns - Life is a Breeze

Youth Decay - Balance

The Dwarves - Better Be Women

Episode 019: Autogramm  

Photo credit: Dave Paterson

Josh and Ty head back West where they spoke with CC Voltage and Jiffy from Autogramm - a synth-driven, power pop quartet from Seattle, Chicago, and Vancouver that draws influences from the likes of The Cars, The Go-Go's, Gary Numan, 20/20, and Devo! They discuss their youth coming up in the Western Canadian punk scene, their TV guide level fame in Germany, and their tour down in Mexico. Their new record "Music Music That Humans Can Play" is out now on Stomp Records!

Track list:

Autogramm - Plastic Punks

Bucket - Superhero

Night Court - Bride of Frankenstein

Dysnea Boys - Sea Caves

Bread & Butter - Desperation

20/20 - Yellow Pills