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How TONK ended up on How I Met Your Mother

By johnboy - 15 March 2012 22

TripleJ’s Hack program has a piece on local rockers TONK finding out one of their songs was on the excellent US sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”.

We’ve been big fans of TONK for some time, you can check them out on the unearthed website.

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PM 8:50 pm 16 Mar 12

Loved TONK at The Basement 🙂

CapitalK 11:03 am 16 Mar 12

Forgot to say – Congratulations to TONK!

Deref 10:27 am 16 Mar 12

Not my kind of music, but they’re a good, tight, rocky band. I hope they do well!

Thumper 10:14 am 16 Mar 12

phototext said :

“If we’re going to allow simpsons as sitcom then family guy, and south park too?”

Knoath!

+ Daria.

To quote Wiki.

“a situation comedy has a storyline and ongoing characters in, essentially, a comedic drama. The situation is usually that of a family, workplace, or a group of friends through comedic sequences.”

HR Puffenstuff.

phototext 10:03 am 16 Mar 12

“If we’re going to allow simpsons as sitcom then family guy, and south park too?”

Knoath!

+ Daria.

To quote Wiki.

“a situation comedy has a storyline and ongoing characters in, essentially, a comedic drama. The situation is usually that of a family, workplace, or a group of friends through comedic sequences.”

phototext 9:55 am 16 Mar 12

God, how did I forget this!

WEEDS!

phototext 9:54 am 16 Mar 12

“Seinfeld, Arrested Development, Modern Family, 30 Rock, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Louie and arguably…The Simpsons.”

+ M.A.S.H, Frasier, Rosanne, South Park, Futurama, Malcom in the Middle, Everybody Hates Chris, Bewitched, Get Smart… yeah, those Americans, couldn’t write a sitcom to save their lives.

“The prosecution rests…(With the exception of the Simpsons which I believe don’t fit the sitcom bill.)”

Simpsons not sitcom! perhaps you need to look up the definition of sitcom.

    johnboy 9:57 am 16 Mar 12

    If we’re going to allow simpsons as sitcom then family guy, and south park too?

shadow boxer 9:31 am 16 Mar 12

neanderthalsis said :

gospeedygo said :

neanderthalsis said :

The words excellent, US and sitcom do not belong on the same sentence. Otherwise, good on Tonk!

Seinfeld, Arrested Development, Modern Family, 30 Rock, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Louie and arguably…The Simpsons.

The prosecution rests…(With the exception of the Simpsons which I believe don’t fit the sitcom bill. )

lol @ philly, how can you not love a show that features Danny DeVito on acid. That show is pure genius.

neanderthalsis 9:05 am 16 Mar 12

gospeedygo said :

neanderthalsis said :

The words excellent, US and sitcom do not belong on the same sentence. Otherwise, good on Tonk!

Seinfeld, Arrested Development, Modern Family, 30 Rock, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Louie and arguably…The Simpsons.

The prosecution rests…(With the exception of the Simpsons which I believe don’t fit the sitcom bill. )

Keijidosha 9:03 am 16 Mar 12

Diggety said :

Never heard of this band until this, and glad I did. After listening to them I feel like I’ve just been fisted by a Russian tank! AWESOME.

They’re even better live.

Thumper 8:36 am 16 Mar 12

After listening to them I feel like I’ve just been fisted by a Russian tank!

Early contender for RA quote of the year.

    johnboy 8:57 am 16 Mar 12

    There’s a couple of things I love about this story.

    But the idea that a Fox producers, when they want to set the mood for a sleazy strip club, just can’t help themselves and reach for the driving rhythms of the belconnen rock pits, is just awesome.

gospeedygo 12:55 am 16 Mar 12

neanderthalsis said :

The words excellent, US and sitcom do not belong on the same sentence. Otherwise, good on Tonk!

Seinfeld, Arrested Development, Modern Family, 30 Rock, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Louie and arguably…The Simpsons.

Grrrr 12:34 am 16 Mar 12

Grocers apostrophe’s now? For shame!

Endrey 12:27 am 16 Mar 12

The best way for Canberra bands to get national radio attention is to have their music burned by s***ty American television shows.

Diggety 11:32 pm 15 Mar 12

Never heard of this band until this, and glad I did. After listening to them I feel like I’ve just been fisted by a Russian tank! AWESOME.

And I’m sure TONK would agree that Steel Panther are a great conduit for their ripped music.

M0les 10:50 pm 15 Mar 12

Having just been made aware of Tonk’s existance through this fine journal, I have just now bought their album “Sister Switchblade” through a popular music download service.

bloodnut 10:03 pm 15 Mar 12

F*** How I met Your Mother – we had SBS’s now defunct ‘Costa’s Garden Odyssey’ play our track, literally note for note without permission…

Thumper 9:50 pm 15 Mar 12

neanderthalsis said :

The words excellent, US and sitcom do not belong on the same sentence. Otherwise, good on Tonk!

+1

neanderthalsis 8:41 pm 15 Mar 12

The words excellent, US and sitcom do not belong on the same sentence. Otherwise, good on Tonk!

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