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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Best Music of 2015


In keeping with festivus tradition, I will list my favorite musical releases of the passing year, say how they have disappointed…

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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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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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Best Music of 2014

Best Music 2014

It’s been an interesting year. Many of our childhood heroes have let us down (cough, cough… Rancid) by dropping sub-par material…

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The Bouncing Souls Albums:
Ranked Worst to Best

Maniacal Laughter

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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Top 10 Songs Longer than 10 Minutes

10 Minute Long Songs

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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The Church of Black Flag

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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Review: Against Me! – Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Against Me

What an odyssey the career of Against Me! has been; from anarcho-folkpunk, through mid-western americana, to transgendered themed rock’n’roll. Ever since…

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