New Wax Highlights: Sam Sutherland

The New Wax Show airs each Tuesday @ 3pm on CHRY 105.5 FM. Listen live at

Punk has deep roots in Canada, but those roots have remained buried or obscured to all but the most fervent of music fans. Now, following a series of books and documentaries chronicling Canada’s myriad regional scenes, local music journalist Sam Sutherland has unleashed Perfect Youth: the Birth of Canadian Punk in an attempt to create a unifying narrative to Canada’s contributions to the genre.

CHRY’s  Music Director, Ian Gormely, recently sat down with Sam to talk about the difficulty in creating such a sweeping epic and how Toronto figures into the massive global punk jigsaw puzzle.

Download entire interview here.

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