All My Friends Are in Bar Bands
About This Show
Across over ten years of going to shows, I've met countless fascinating people that are joined together by the fact I love their music. This is a medium in which I look to find out the bigger picture, the extended story and the journey that brought them to where they are. No genre or topic is off limits. I'm David James Young - and all my friends are in bar bands.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 74: My Friends PUP
Dec 26 16
You can't stop PUP. You can barely hope to contain them. Hundreds of shows a year? Bring it on. Destroyed vocal cords? 'Tis but a flesh wound. These Toronto natives have navigated the entire globe with their raw, authentic take on rousing melodic punk. With their 2016 album, The Dream is Over, PUP took up the mantel of Canada's most vital rock act - and anyone who's seen them live this year will testify to that very fact. Before a sold-out show at Sydney's Oxford Art Factory, guitarist Steve Sladkowski and drummer Zach Mykula held court over dinner and told of tales from their friendly north, from teenage ska to Polaris nominations.
PUP's Polaris-nominated album, The Dream is Over, is out now. Stream or download it here: https://puptheband.bandcamp.com/album/the-dream-is-over
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