21Jan

THE JOHNNYS Live At ToBeScene

The Johnnys are a fast paced rocknroll party that’s been shakin’ people’s booty all the way from the Great White North of theNorthwest Territories, where husband and wife team Veronica and Dave Johnny started the band, to the dirty, smoggy streets of Toronto.

11Dec

THE VILETONES Last Pogo Jumps Again

ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic has been invited on board as guest director for the feature film documentary The Last Pogo Jumps Again, Chacha Cha Cha. The film is by Colin Brunton who produced and directed the original Last Pogo film in 1978 (and then went on to successfully produce films like […]

26Nov

THE DANGERLOVES Live At ToBeScene

The Dangerloves addictive power pop melodies got the ToBeScene film crew and studio audience bopping their heads during their live session last year.  And that includes our good friend Angelo, who couldn’t stop raving about their groovin’ guitar riffs, rockin’ rythym section and singer Manno’s bitter-sweet vocals.

12Nov

BLOODSHOT BILL Live At ToBeScene

Bloodshot Bill has been playing literally on his own for the past 10 years. In the raucous tradition of Hasil Adkins and Bob Log III, he plays guitar, drums and sings at the same time. But this greaser from Montreal does some crazy things with his voice, snarling, grunting and […]

25Oct

LOS STRAITJACKETS & Pontani Sisters

Los Straitjackets’ utterly fantastic and totally unbelievable surf instrumentals combine the playing style of the Ventures, Dick Dale, the Shadows and Duane Eddie. Hailing from Nashville, these seasoned musicians have been around since the late 1980s. Their tight, energetic live shows are always entertaining. Los Straitjackets recently played Toronto, promoting […]

23Oct

THE FALLOUT On Much Music

Much Music, Canada’s equivalent of MTV, played the Fallout’s video for “In The Gutter” last saturday October 14 on The Punk Show. The video was directed by ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic and was made on a budget of $500.  It was shot mainly in the “Community of Parkdale”, one of the […]

15Oct

THE VILETONES “Screaming Fist”

1977’s Toronto punk band the Viletones recently played a rare live radio session. ToBeScene’s Aldo Erdic filmed and edited the song “Screaming Fist”, which was recorded for the upcoming documentary The Last Pogo Jumps Again Chacha Cha Cha, directed by Colin Brunton (Roadkill, Highway 69, Hedwig). Steven Leckie: Vocals John […]

05Sep

EL VEZ Videos 2001-04

From our video vault:  El Vez, the Mexican Elvis, is the ultimate showman and master of the costume change. Here we bring some video clips from his El Vez For Prez show in 2004, his Gospel show in 2001 and his Christmas show in 2001. His live shows are an […]

27Aug

DRONICA Live At ToBeScene

Dronica is a two piece experimental band made up of Jaroslaw Czerwinec from the Cowboy Junkies on accordion and Emma-O from Fidget on guitar. Their noisy ambient music utilizes live delays, effects, drones, and feedback, creating harmonics that bounce off each other to such an extent that the sounds being […]

18Aug

BUSH LEAGUE Live At ToBeScene

Bush League have been blowing away crowds for the past 4 years with drums, two guitars and a manical singer whose confrontational approach with his audience generates some pretty intense and chaotic live shows.  Their unique, agressive sound, a blend of bluesy garage-punk, drives the mayhem.