Best Music of 2016

Best Punk of 2016

2016 has been weird, Bowie’s dead and Trump’s president. A lot of my favourite bands disappointed me, other bands I thought…

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On T-Shirt Wars and Punk Rock Museums

Sex Pistols Memorabilia

‘Nazi Punks Fuck Off’ was the first Dead Kennedys song I ever heard. In it’s one minute run time, it had…

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Best Bassists of Punk

Paul Simonon - The Clash

Bass players are the puppet masters of the band. Like some kind of wizard behind the curtain, they control everything (tempo,…

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The Church of Black Flag

All the recent Black Flag activity reminds me of the schisms of medieval Christianity or the English war of roses period….

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Hipster Hardcore

How many narcissists does it take to change a light bulb? Just one, but he has to wait for the whole…

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The Bouncing Souls Albums:
Ranked Worst to Best

The Bouncing Souls are like a punk rock fairytale, a high school band that stuck together for over 20 years, rising…

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Malaysian Street Punk

The Malaysian Oi scene a bit of a paradox to your typical basic who only sees the world in ways that…

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6 Alternatives to Courtney Love

White Lung

I was watching a documentary about the drummer of Hole, Patty Schemel, titled “Hit So Hard”. It featured a lot of…

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Top 10 Songs Longer than 10 Minutes

Long songs are dumb. If you’re in a band and contemplating making a 10 minute epic, don’t. 99.9999% of the time…

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Writer vs. Writer: Husker Du

Husker Du

Husker Du to me represents the bridge between 80s american hardcore punk and 90s alternative. The band began their life as…

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