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Is this the real life? Or is this just fantasy? Whatever you do, don't ask Sean Slaughter.
PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF
| November 25, 2011
Photos: All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, NJ
Bands perform at the All Tomorrow's Parties Festival at Ashbury Park, New Jersey on September 30-October 2, 2011.
Ashbury Park, New Jersey | September 30-October 2, 2011
| October 07, 2011
There was a time when it was easy to hate Geoff Farina. Well, maybe hate is too strong a word.
Geoff Farina’s new Glorytellers
| May 19, 2008
Who brought the cool kid?
“For me, punk is the new idea, always the new idea, forever the new idea. That’s why punk can never die. Because as long as there are people, there will be new ideas.”
Ian MacKaye visits Tufts
| April 15, 2008
Ian MacKaye has set quite a model for how a punk rocker ought to grow up.
Indie-rock weekend: a play in three acts
| June 20, 2007
Two of a kind
Beat Awfuls founder Dave Vicini, who also co-leads Viva Viva, has a penchant for contradiction. Beat Awfuls, "DIY Die" (mp3)
The Beat Awfuls and Viva Viva do it their way
| February 13, 2007
There’s a reason the recent documentary American Hardcore cuts off around 1986.
Business As Usual | Abacus
| January 16, 2007
In 2003, Ben Potrykus, then a freshman at Emerson College and the singer of the post-hardcore band the Receiving End of Sirens, made a decision that most aspiring musicians would call crazy: he turned down a major-label record deal to stay in school. V
Ben Potrykus gets a second shot with Christians & Lions
| November 27, 2006
Evan Dando lives in a high-rise apartment building in Lower Manhattan whose rooftop patio affords an intimate view of the sprawling construction site where the World Trade Center once stood. The Lemonheads, "No Backbone" (mp3)
Evan Dando speaks from the roof
| October 23, 2006
Fast and semi-coherent, like the music it documents, Paul Rachman’s American Hardcore , from the book by Steven Blush, uses an efficient equation: band members talking + flyer graphics + grainy clips from live shows. Watch the trailer for American Ha
The lost generation of American Hardcore
| October 13, 2006
Punk rock had jetpacked the Minutemen into a synæsthetic sound world where ideas had the same value as chords, where Reagan’s policy in Central America could be related directly to the setting of your amp.
The Minutemen and the LA they endured
| June 24, 2006
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