We are The Parkdale Hookers, an alternative indie rock group based in Toronto, Canada.

We can best be described as AntiGlam. Take all the attributes you are supposed to associate with Rock ‘n Roll: glamour, being cool, being hip, being “in” – and get rid of it. What’s left is us. We’re like a trio of accountants who figured out a way to make Marshall stacks tax deductible and went with it

> Staff Memos

Mixing the new CD – Day 1

So Mark J and myself drove up from Toronto on a rainy Sunday morning. Mark C wasn’t able to come along due to scheduling conflicts but will be there in sprit if not in Skype.  Jukasa studios are located deep within The Six Nations Indian Reservation in Southern Ontario. A location whose beauty I didn’t realized till I walked over to the small restaurant across the street this morning. [Read the rest...]

> Audio

pick U Up

Here’s one of the tracks from the first EP.

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Pick up the whole disk now while supplies last

> Dates

Sat. Nov. 3, 2012 10pm: Live at The Sister (formerly Mitzi’s) with Maryanne’s UFO & Garage Baby

This coming Saturday we’ll be playing with one of our fav bands: Garage Baby. They always bring a killer show. Needless to say, we’re stoked. We’ll be on sharply at 10pm, followed by Maryanne’s UFO at 11, with Garage Baby kicking the place at 12pm.… [ read more -> ]

> Dates News

TPH live @ NXNE 2012: June 13 @ 11pm

We’ll it’s that time of year when break out the powerpoints, and get ready to kick out the punk at North by Northeast.

We’ll be at the Velvet Underground for a tight set starting sharply at 11pm

More details to follow!… [ read more -> ]

> News

The Final Mixdown

So it’s official. The new CD will be mixed down next week at Jukasa Studios with the infamous Nick Blagona at the helm. (Check out his site: he’s done some pretty impressive tracks!) We’re apparently going to be using some pretty infamous gear as well, but more on that  when we actually get there.… [ read more -> ]