Music History

Published on March 23rd, 2019 | by Alan Cross


Retro fun: Punks, New Wavers and Alt-rock types who played Toronto back in the day.

Cameron Gordon at Completely Ignored has delivered another graphic bound to revive some long-dormant memories in those who remember the original days of punk and New Wave.

From the mid-70s, Toronto formed the third leg of a music triangle that extended through London and New York when tons of artists from that era made the trip north from NYC. Here’s proof. Click here to see the whole thing.

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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