And today I present Scratching Post! Great band. Way back when (like, say, 13 or so years ago) I briefly corresponded through email with Nicole Hughes. She was a really cool person. Sadly the band never got signed Stateside and stayed a Canadian sensation. Scratching Post was especially a breath of fresh air considering that they were around the same time as the Riot Grrls. It was refreshing to hear a strong woman express her in a way that didn’t make her sound like a perpetually aggrieved agony aunt. Anyway, here’s Rock Past It: