Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The Incredible Ever Expanding Record Store Day Show - Part 2

Krafty and J finally unveil Part 2 of The Incredible Ever Expanding Record Store Show

We take you on a bricks and mortar tour of some of Toronto's coolest and well used record store emporiums, featuring the music of Bow Wow Wow, Steve Miller Band, Chicago Transit Authority and the Godfathers.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

DJ Krafty Is On The Move This Summer!

DJ Krafty is not content to just co-host "The Irrelevant Rock & Roll Show," and at the same time front one of the more interesting Blues Bands that Toronto has seen in years.

DJ Krafty has now turned his attention towards not only hosting @ Limelight Dance Club Reunion (250 Adelaide Street West), but also finding time to set up a weekly "Soul of Rock Night," spinning the best in Motown, Soul and Funk to Rock at Disgraceland (965 Bloor Street West) every Sunday.

When does this guy find time to sleep!!?

Head over to Krafty's YouTube Channel and check out all the fun you've missed already. If you like what you see, tell him, so we can have lots more of his great events throughout the summer.

You can also follow DJ Krafty's exploits on Twitter and find out more about his diverse musical talents at the VirtuallyAudio site.

Finally, coming very soon, J. and Krafty are proud to present the 2nd and last part of the Incredible and ever expanding Record Store Show. This show continues their bricks and mortar tour of the best Independent Music Stores the Toronto area has to offer and the great selection of music of all shapes and sizes that can be found within their wall.

Hang on to your wallets. This one's going to cost you!

RIP Monster Records - Toronto

Before we went to broadcast the 2nd part of the Incredible Ever Expanding Record Store Show, we at The Irrelevant Rock & Roll Show received some rather sad news.

After a legendary 14-year run as a fixture on Toronto's Yonge Street and seen by many as one of this city's best used Record Stores, Monster Records closed its doors for the last time on April 8th of this year.

No detailed explanation was given except that the owners noting that the business and the neighbourhood had changed so much over the last few years that it no longer seemed viable to continue on as they were.

The only bright light to this sad state of affairs is that the people that run Monster Records have vowed to carry on their now famous Thin Lizzy Tribute Night, which features local bands paying musical homage to the artistry of the great late Phil Lynott.

Head over to the store's website to find out details about when and where.

Good bye Monster Records. You will be missed.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Rebroadcast: Roots and Rock Show

In preparation of a brand new overview of the current state of Roots and Classic Rock, coming at you in June, Krafty and J resurrect an earlier version from the depths of the Irrelevant Rock and Roll vaults to tide you over until next week. 

In the meantime, they are both hard at work on last minute tinkering on the second half of the really big Record Store Day Show.

Hold on to your hats. It's going to be epic...