Apr 6, 2012

The Scenics - rare Toronto punk

Longtime reader Ramesh sent this in a while back & I owe him a huge apology for not posting it sooner...it's for his old band, The Scenics. A part of the little celebrated Toronto punk scene of the late 70's - even less celebrated than Vancouver!

The Scenics, were together from 1976-82, and have since reunited in 2008. Hardly anybody knew about them, but a small minority loved them. Their two albums (recorded 1977-80) are available as free downloads here. Jack Rabid of Big Takeover magazine called them Canada's answer to The Velvet Underground.

Visit the band's facebook page here, and take a walking tour of Toronto punk here.

Also, here's a segment of a documentary that focuses on Canada, in particular Toronto:

No comments:

Related Posts with Thumbnails