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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.