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    • June 26, 2009 11:21 AM CDT
    • Part of the Infringement Festival. We'll be playing songs from our new album.

      Pay What You Can.

    • June 23, 2009 8:29 AM CDT

    • June 23, 2009 8:28 AM CDT
    • Tickets On Sale NOW! Visit our website to save money and purchase directly via PayPal: Visit for credit card purchases: Tickets can also be found locally at the following fine record shops: MONTREAL, QC: -------------------- Le Pick-Up 169 Avenue des Pins Est (514) 849-9484 Primitive Records 3828 rue St-Denis (514) 845-6017 Sonik Records 4050 rue Berri (corner Duluth) (514) 288-2113 Sound Central 4486 avenue Coloniale (514) 393-4495 Cheap Thrills 2044 rue Metcalfe (514) 844-8988 OTTAWA, ON: ------------------ Birdman Sound -- (Soon!) 593 Bank Street (613) 233-0999 TORONTO, ON: ------------------ Frantic City 123 Ossington Ave. (416) 533-9138 Hits and Misses -- (Soon!) 860 Bloor Street West (416) 535-7817 LONDON, ON: ---------------- Speed City Records -- (Soon!) 299 Springbank Drive (519) 858-2680 HAMILTON, ON -- (TBA!)

    • June 4, 2009 9:09 PM CDT
    • weeehaw this is going to be epic!!

    • June 3, 2009 8:17 PM CDT
    • WOOLY WEEKEND! in MONTREAL, QC - AUGUST 6th, 7th and 8th, 2009! The Original Nuggets generation mix it up with today's primitive proponents of the neolithic NOW! cave dwelling set! THE ELECTRIC PRUNES Original line-up w/ singer James Lowe, bassist Mark Tulin and guitarist Ken Williams! LOVE feat. Original lead guitarist and backing vocalist Johnny Echols + Original drummer Michael Stuart-Ware from the classic 1966-1968 {S/T - Da Capo - Forever Changes} line-up! Backed by Baby Lemonade, the veteran L.A. band that accompanied Love founding member Arthur Lee for over a decade until his death! SKY 'SUNLIGHT' SAXON THE SEEDS! QUESTION MARK AND THE MYSTERIANS 96 Tears! THE FLAKES feat. Russell Quan of The Mummies in their FIRST and possibly LAST East Coast performance EVER! THE GRUESOMES Montreal's Tyrants of Teen Trash! THE ALARM CLOCKS Back From The Grave legends! THE HYPSTRZ THE MORLOCKS THE HIGHER STATE FORTUNE & MALTESE AND THE PHABULOUS PALLBEARERS THE A-BONES The World's Greatest Sinners! NAGG MUCK AND THE MIRES THE SAFFRON SECT Toured with Bob Bryden of Canadian Psych legends Christmas! THE SUNDAY SINNERS ex-members of Les Sexareenos! Also featuring a SATURDAY afternoon RECORD FAIR hosted by SUNDAZED RECORDS with live bands, DJ's and Free Swag to Give-Away! And that ain't all! Saturday afternoon, while digging through the hot slop of records and hep stuff at our fair, we'll also be hosting our very own and very first BUDGET ROCK SHOWCASE in Montreal w/ The Teutonics and Jinxes from L.A. plus The Anabolics (NYC), Hazard Lights (Calgary), The Beach Blankets (Ottawa), Sonic Avenues (MTL) and more way out combos!! And, we've got flicks too! Catch the Canadian Premier of the New REMAINS documentary, AMERICA'S LOST BAND, TEEN-A-GO-GO, THE LOST SOULS and '60s B-Movie Trash Galore!!! ALL THIS PLUS an int'l jetset of top DJ's feat. WFMU's own Dave The Spazz, DJ's Vikki Vaden and Suzy Moran of ATL's famous Fringe Factory freak-out, Rhode Island's garage-mod-psych maven Ty Jesso, Toronto's own ace DJ's Flipped Out Phil, Frantic Tim and resident tastemaker Crawdaddy Simon, Jorge of Los Angeles' Real Boss Hoss, Montreal's Sweet Pate & Melo... AND MORE! GO-GO DANCERS! PSYCHEDELIC LIGHT SHOWS AND PROJECTIONS! COLORED SIGHTS AND SOUNDS! ALL-DAY RECORD FAIR WITH LVIE BANDS! MONDO ALL-NITERS AND TAIL-SHAKIN' SOIREES! ROCK'N'ROLL B-MOVIES AND DOCU SCREENINGS! SCREAMIN' ORGANS!!! FUZZ GUITARS!!! WILD TEENBEAT MAYHEM!!! Nightly Concerts @ Théâtre Plaza, 6505 rue Saint-Hubert *** LIMITED PRE-SALE PASSES ONLINE NOW!!! *** VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR PURCHASING OPTIONS: If you prefer not to purchase through PayPal, ticket sales will be available through Admission and locally as of this week as well!!

    • May 6, 2009 11:45 AM CDT
    • We'll be making our first appearance in Toronto playing new tunes from our upcoming 2nd release.

      The Horseshoe
      Monday May 25th
      11:15 pm

    • May 6, 2009 3:54 AM CDT
    • Hi there/ Bonjour
      We are planning to come to Canada next year for 2 weeks as we're going to do an exchange with a band based in Quebec
      any tips about possible venues or bands who would'nt mind playing with us welcome!
      Also if you're planning to play in France let us know

    • May 3, 2009 4:16 PM CDT
    • MUCK & THE MIRES are a fab four-piece combo from Bosstown, whose latest EP release “Doreen” is now available on Dirty Water Records (London) and wreaks of radio friendly magical monster hits. Produced by none other than the legendary KIM FOWLEY! Muck and the Mires' songs sound like long lost classics...all two-minutes long and ALL POTENTIAL HITS! Elements of the Ramones, the Romantics, the Beatles, the Monkees and the Sonics leap out of the speakers like a hit parade of the last forty years pushed forward in a time machine to the 22nd century. THE PRIMORDIALS are a tight-trousered foursome from the caverns of Canada whose British, Continental, Colonial and Antipodal big-beat shouters tear a new one out of songs by the RATTLES, the SORROWS, the ATTRACTIONS, Tony Barber, the ECCENTRICS, and even the KRAVIN' A's. In glorious Living Mono, Ryan, Dave, Shawn and Robbie pound out a tribute to some of the finest unsung heroes of the mid-sixties, giving you an excuse to dust off your winklepickers and give your mojo a workout! With crunchy guitars, seventh chords in the wrong place, two-fingered solos, and helium huffin' harmonies guaranteed to satisfy the most discerning Beatkeller-dweller! Swingin' 60's mod-beat hasn't sounded this soulful since those glory days of bands like the ACTION, the ARTWOODS or the V.I.P.'s. Start your next wild dance craze NOW with these instant floorfillers by the fabulous PRIMORDIALS! KIDSENTIMENT, whose names pays homage to the 1967 Jacques Godbout NFB film and accompanying soundtrack by garage/pop royalty LES SINNERS (featured on their '68 concept album Vox Populi), were born of the ashes of infamous Quebec garage combos Les Séquelles and Les Macchabées. With ringing guitars, a crude punk energy and spoonful of sugary pop... Their quick and catchy melodic '70s style power-pop anthems explode with an urgency and impulse the way good rock'n'roll was meant to be played! THE SUPERSTITIONS are a young Toronto-based foursome whose powerful blend of garage rock, girl group sounds, 50's rock & roll and soul channel the collective energy of the voo doo god Ogun, the spirit of Pat O'Day and Phil Spector's blowdryer into creating the best music this side of Ike Turner's fist!

    • May 3, 2009 3:45 PM CDT
    • THIS WEEK!!! THURSDAY, May 07th - MONTREAL, QC @ Le Divan Orange, 9pm w/ KidSentiment (ex-Les Sequelles/Les Macchabées) + DJ's Paté & Sweet Melo! SATURDAY, May 09th - TORONTO, ONT @ The Silver Dollar Room, 11pm w/ The Superstitions + DJ's Flipped Out Phil & Frantic Tim! $10/Door, Both nights GARAGE A-GO-GO!!

    • April 14, 2009 1:58 PM CDT
    • RIGHT ON! look forward to it Oliver_Twist said:

      Don't forget to pick up your copies of TEENBEAT TAKEOVER which should be avail. in a few weeks! ;)

      PS - Hey Tim!

    • April 14, 2009 1:57 PM CDT
    • Don't forget to pick up your copies of TEENBEAT TAKEOVER which should be avail. in a few weeks! ;)

      PS - Hey Tim!

    • April 14, 2009 1:55 PM CDT
    • Hey,
      Toronto used record and book shop is now open til 10pm Mon - Sat. Sun 12 -8.

      check it out.
      also carrying limted copies of Misty Lane Mag and Mongrel Zine. Also selected new Records

      The Von Drats "So Long Stink town" 45
      The She Creatures 45
      The Higher State LP & 45
      Tyranna e.p. (running out fast)

    • April 2, 2009 4:51 PM CDT
    • I'm a Haligonian myself now as well.

    • February 15, 2009 1:43 PM CST
    • Yo. Halifax, originally from Cape Breton. How about you?

      I found this site a whim last night after deciding to look for the old Garage Punk board. I take it doesn't exist anymore?

    • February 3, 2009 8:22 PM CST
    • Any of you folks on here from Atlantic Canada??? Just curious.

    • March 6, 2009 5:36 PM CST
    • hey Trendsetters!

      We're looking to book some dates this spring to Winnipeg and back.

      If you book or can help us with a show (contacts etc..) in any of the following cities/towns

      Medicine Hat

      please send our manager Frank an email or call-----

      FRANK RUMBLETONE @ (604) 836-3442 OR

      we're looking at the first date being May 21 (thursday), please let Frank know of the dates you might have available...

      thanks in advance for the help!!!
      we can't wait to play your town!

      stay boss.

      The TVees

    • March 1, 2009 12:56 PM CST
    • Owl Farm return to Ottawa for 2 shows in March!

      Friday the 13th @ Cafe Dekcuf
      w/ Brainhunter + more!

      Saturday the 21st @ Clocktower Brew Pub
      w/ Cold Coffee & Salty Boots + more!

    • March 1, 2009 12:23 PM CST
    • March 5th at Mitzi's Sister on Queen Street in Toronto
      March 7th at The Atria in Oshawa
      March 14th at The Cadillac Lounge on Queen Street in Toronto for a CMW showcase
      March 20th at The Cadillac Lounge for Sunnyside Tattoo Parlour

    • March 1, 2009 12:21 PM CST
    • This is the post that ended up with the von Drat surf guitar being created!!!

    • February 16, 2009 7:47 AM CST
    • I am putting together a cool little Canadian zine focusing on '60s teen-beat, group sounds and degenerate adolescent rock'n'roll from past decades! I am currently looking for contributions and submissions for articles and record raves... especially recent reviews of the re-ish scene! It will be distributed throughout Central Canada (Quebec/Ontario), and I would really love to feature writing from the many wise and talented garage gurus of the GaragePunk forums. We're not snobs to fuzz, screams and tambourines either... pop-psych, UK Invasion, early combo sounds, surf music, folk-rock and other related content is more than welcomed in our printed yellow payges! We're especially in need of submissions for more reviews right now. If you run a reissue label or would like to send in promos of your discs, comps, whatever... or relevant reviews that you've written, please drop me a p.m. or email at


    • January 31, 2009 7:10 AM CST
    • Pure Power-Pop Party! feat. Paul Collins' Beat Gentleman Jesse and His Men Mother's Children DJ Crawdaddy Simon

      Wednesday, Feb. 4th, 2009 Location: IL MOTORE Street: 179 Jean-Talon Ouest City/Town: Montreal Contact Info: (514) 284-0122 Doors @ 8.30pm, $12

    • January 12, 2009 5:22 AM CST
    • SUNDAY!!!

    • December 14, 2008 4:45 PM CST
    • This Sun, January 18 @ La Sala Rossa 4878 boul. St-Laurent 8:30pm . $14 MAGIC CHRISTIAN feat. CYRIL JORDAN: Fearless leader of legendary heroes; reelin' and rockin' guardians and defenders, The Flamin' Groovies!!! CLEM BURKE: Skin pummeling pioneer of illustrious punk/wave virtuosos, Blondie!!! EDDIE MUNOZ: Axe wieldin' master of prodigious power-pop practitioners, The Plimsouls!!! PAUL KOPF: Maraca shakin' mavin & screamin' front man extraordinaire; professional purveyor of rock 'n' roll!!! w/ The Mighty SONIC AVENUES!!! + Ace DJ CRAWDADDY SIMON!!! TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

    • January 2, 2009 8:17 AM CST
    • Get yer ass to the Elmdale House Tavern on Friday January 9th for a double dose of high octane one-man bands, as Bradleyboy and Mississippi Grover hit the stage and get the joint hopping with their hip-shakin' sounds. Having toured all over this fine country with punkgrass band The Kent Boys and others, Bradleyboy has stripped things down and taken the reins himself, playing suitcase-bassdrum, hihats, banjo/acoustic guitar and harmonica simultaneously! Mississippi Grover started as a guest harmonica player with Ottawa garage punk band The Desecrators in the late '90s, has since been reborn as a one-man travelling medicine show, and his tonic is sonic, baby! Mississippi Grover Bradleyboy