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April 23rd, 2011 by

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Record of the Week: TELEFON Smysl Malých Činů LP


April 21st, 2011 by

I had heard good things about this band from none other than The Wizard himself, Robert Collins. That’s a recommendation I don’t take lightly, and nor should you. When bands profess to play “stripped down, no-bullshit punk rock” I tend to find that there is, in fact, an abundance of bullshit. The Czech Republic’s TELEFON make no such pronouncements, but if that phrase hadn’t become such a tired cliché, it would be an apt description of their sound. Simple, sparse, minimal punk rock played with energy and intensity and with no obvious attempt to sound like anything else. It’s almost a combination of older Dutch punk like early EX or RONDOS, mixed with newer influences like EDDIE CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING. More straightforward than those references might suggest though: no art school pretension to be found. Once again, any attempt to stump The Wizard proves fruitless: the man is always right, and I’m off now to dig into the MRR collection to track down TELEFON’s earlier releases. (Papagájův Hlasatel Records)



Top Tens from MRR #336 • May 2010


April 20th, 2011 by

Hi kids! Every month, a couple weeks after the magazine comes out, we post our reviewers’ monthly top tens from the latest issue of Maximum Rocknroll. This one’s from MRR #336, the May 2011 issue. Dig in!

Mariam Bastani

Mariam Bastani
NARCOSIS-Primera Dosis-LP
DAWN OF HUMANS-Head Process-EP
V/A-Speed Trials Worst Bands of Michigan-LP
COKSCAR/SCAPHE-split EP
GLUEAMS-Discography-LP
STATE POISON-LP
YADOKAI-Sokushinbutau-EP
V/A-Busted at OZ-LP
CHALK CIRCLE-Reflection-LP
CÜLO-Toxic Vision-EP

Brace Belden

Brace Belden
CÜLO-Toxic Vision-EP
CHAOS DESTROY-Be Noise-EP
APACHE-Bloody Knuckles/On the Outside-45
GG KING-Day Turns Into Night/Drug Induced State-45
V/A-Busted at OZ-LP
THE VOLCANICS-654321/Kanack Attack-45
OBN III’S-No Way to Rock and Roll-45
WOMEN IN PRISON-Strange Waves-EP
THREE TOED SLOTH-…Against the Odds-2×45
HPP-NMDB-EP

Tim Brooks
SEXPISTOLSTANTEN OCH MOCKFJÄRDSVAPNET-LP
THE KIDNAPPERS-Will Protect You-LP
DEEP SLEEP-Turn Me Off-LP
BYRDS OF PARADISE-Teenage Symphonies-LP
STATE POISON-LP
M.O.T.O.-Kissing All the Wrong Asses-EP
WOMEN IN PRISON-Strange Waves-EP
HERDS-Michigan-EP
SNAKEFLOWERS 2-Memory Castle-EP
AGE/GIUDA-split EP

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
DIARRHEA PLANET-Aloha-EP / OROKU-live
TELEFON-Smysl Malych Cinu-LP
STATE POISON-LP
DEEP SLEEP-Turn Me Off-LP
TRASH KIT/WOOLF-split EP
IKNOW-Robe, Kill-EP / DEMONS CLAW-45
YADOKAI-EP & live
SETIEMBREONCE-No Estamos a Salvo-10”
SEXPISTOLSTANTEN OCH MOCKFJÄRDSVAPNET-LP
LOVER!-Home Alone/In Death-45

Dougie!

Sean “Dougie” Dougan
WOMEN IN PRISON-Strange Waves-EP
THE SCRAMS-Zodak/Eat the Beat-45
GOVERNMENT WARNING-No Moderation-LP
DAVILA 666-Tan Bajo-LP
LOVER!-Reverse the Curse-LP
THE IRRITONES/NAPOLEON DYNAMITE-EP
OVERNIGHT LOWS-Slit Wrist Rock’n’Roll-45
THE BABIES-LP
LOVER!-Home Alone/In Death-45
GG KING-Day Turns Into Night/Drug Induced State-45

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
THREE TOED SLOTH-…Against the Odds-2×45
CHALK CIRCLE-Reflection-LP
TRASH KIT/WOOLF-split EP
GLUEAMS-Discography-LP
NARCOSIS-Primera Dosis-LP
FOLDED SHIRT-LP / PHEROMOANS-LP
V/A-Busted at OZ-LP
FOREIGN OBJECTS-A Kind of Life/The Key-EP
WEIRD TV-Sufrir/Sex-EP
COWABUNGA BABES/WOAH HUNX-split EP

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
CHALK CIRCLE-Reflection-LP
LOTUS FUCKER-live
WHITE WARDS-live
CONDOMINIUM-live
V/A-Speed Trials Worst Bands of Michigan-LP
DEEP SLEEP-Turn Me Off-LP
WEIRD TV-Sufrir/Sex
HPP-NMDB-EP
GETTING EVEN-End Credits-EP
YADOKAI-Sokushinbutau-EP

Bob Goldie (circa 1986)

Bob Goldie
SORRY EXCUSE-Normalcy-EP
RIP IT UP-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-EP
CÜLO-Toxic Vision-EP
THE VOLCANICS-Girls, Girls, Girls-CD
THE KIDNAPPERS-Will Protect You-LP
DEEP SLEEP-Turn Me Off-LP
GETTING EVEN-End Credits-EP
AIRES AND GRACES-Damage Done-EP
DEZERTER-Prawo Do Bycia Idiota-LP
MAGNUMS-II-EP

Kenny Kaos
THE VOLCANICS-654321/Kanack Attack-45
APACHE-Bloody Knuckles/On the Outside-45
LOVER!-Home Alone/In Death-45
LITERATURE-Cincinnati/In Cruel-45
JUNGLE FEVER-Cryin’ Blood-EP
M.O.T.O.-Kissing All the Wrong Asses-EP
THE UNRELEASABLES-Six Songs for Sick Minds-EP
MAYBE BABY-All I’ve Got to Lose-EP
GG KING-Day Turns Into Night/Drug Induced State-45
LOVER!-Reverse the Curse-LP

Carolyn Keddy
TY SEGALL BAND-Live in Aisle 5-LP
THE SCRAMS-45 / OVERNIGHT LOWS-45
FOLDED SHIRT-LP
DAVILA 666-Tan Bajo-LP
LOVER!-Home Alone/In Death-45
WOMEN IN PRISON-Strange Waves-EP
K-HOLES-LP / THEE LUDDS-45
THE UNRELEASABLES-Six Songs for Sick Minds-EP
GLUEAMS-Discography-LP
V/A-Busted at OZ-LP

Ray Lujan
ANTILLECTUAL-Start From Scratch-CD
CAPTAIN, WE’RE SINKING-With Joe Riley-EP
DIARRHEA PLANET-EP / THE GUNDOWN-LP
THE HARRINGTON SAINTS-Machine Guns and Molotovs-EP
JUNGLE FEVER-Cryin’ Blood-EP
SAME OLD STORY-CD / STEINWAYS-LP
BLACK FEET-CD / CADDY-Electric Hero-CD
REVERSE-Chasing Ghosts-CD
DAN WEBB AND THE SPIDERS-Much Obliged-CD
THE EX-live

Marissa Magic
GLUEAMS-Discography-LP
NASA SPACE UNIVERSE-Brainrailers-EP
CHALK CIRCLE-Reflection-LP
YADOKAI-Sokushinbutau-EP
THREE TOED SLOTH-…Against the Odds-2×45
ZULUS-Heatwave-EP
K-HOLES-LP
HPP-NMDB-EP
SOFT SHOULDER-live
HRS / DYS-live

Ken Sanderson
AGE-Survive-EP
LEFT IN RUINS-Ensam Hatisk Psykstord-10”
YADOKAI-Sokushinbutau-EP
APATIA-100% Vegetarian Band-LP
STATE POISON-LP / BURNING SENSATION-LP
DEEP SLEEP-Turn Me Off-LP
ELDERS-Blind Rage-LP
SETIEMBREONCE-No Estamos a Salvo-10”
RAS-Vill Hammer/Ett…-45 / UNHOLY GRAVE-LP
WSZANIEC-Wideo Mondo-LP

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
CRACKBOX-In Love Must Mean Stupid-EP
FOREIGN OBJECTS-A Kind of Life/The Key-EP
GLUEAMS-Discography-LP
COWABUNGA BABES/WOAH HUNX-split EP
SEXPISTOLSTANTEN OCH MOCKFJÄRDSVAPNET-LP
BROKEN MOUNTAIN/SHANG-A-LANG-split EP
RAS-Vill Ha Mer/Ett Folk, Ett Ras-45
WEIRD TV-Sufrir/Sex-EP
ZULUS-Heatwave-EP
THREE TOED SLOTH-…Against the Odds-2×45

Martin Sorrondeguy(!)

Martin Sorrondeguy
NARCOSIS-Primera Dosis-LP
GLUEAMS-Discography-LP
DEEP SLEEP-Turn Me Off-LP
STATE POISON-LP
BURNING SENSATION-LP
YADOKAI-Sokushinbutau-EP
DAWN OF HUMAN-Head Process-EP
CÜLO-Toxic Vision-EP
SEXPISTOLSTANTEN OCH MOCKFJÄRDSVAPNET-LP
CÜLO / SCHOOL JERKS-live

Top Ten Zines
Different Worlds Same Heartbeats #4
Filling the Void
Ripping Thrash #27
Kill Someone You Hate #2
Negative Guest List #9
Pasazer #27
Zine World #30
Slingshot #105
Plastic Bomb #73
Sewer Trout #1



Monday Photo Blog: Kontrasosial


April 18th, 2011 by

Our regular photo contributor Wandi Rana sends another killer update from Indonesia!

Kontrasosial (from Bandung, Indonesia) @ Jogjakarta National Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 9 March 2011 (photo by Wandi Rana)

Kontrasosial (from Bandung, Indonesia) @ Jogjakarta National Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 9 March 2011 (photo by Wandi Rana)

Kontrasosial (from Bandung, Indonesia) @ Jogjakarta National Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 9 March 2011 (photo by Wandi Rana)

Kontrasosial (from Bandung, Indonesia) @ Jogjakarta National Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 9 March 2011 (photo by Wandi Rana)

Kontrasosial (from Bandung, Indonesia) @ Jogjakarta National Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 9 March 2011 (photo by Wandi Rana)

Thanks Wandi!

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog, send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.



MRR Radio #1240 • 4/17/11


April 17th, 2011 by
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MRR Radio is a weekly radio show featuring the best DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rocknroll record collection. You can find the MRR Radio podcast, as well as specials, archives, and more info at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening, and stay tuned!

THIS WEEK: Fred, Langford and Brynn take you into the inner recesses of their brains and the outer limits of decency. All while bringing you the best in punk rock and the worst in jokes. Now is the time to drop that acid you have hiding in your sock drawer, charge that mohawk, and get ready for an intense radio assault of the senses!

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Intro song:
SYMPTOMS – Be on Top

Fred – What Do We Even Call This Decade?
FOREIGN OBJECTS – A Kind of Life
OVERNIGHT LOWS – Slit Wrist Rock ‘n’ Roll
MARK SPARKLES – I Just Wanna Do Drugs With You
JESUS H BOMBS – I Bought the Apple
CRACKBOX – Copout

Shang-A-Lang

Brynn – Digging Through My Cat’s Mail
SUBURBAN LAWNS – Gidget Goes to Hell
RUDIMENTARY PENI – Inside
BLACK FLAG – Fix Me
BABES IN TOYLAND – Bluebell
MINUTEMEN – The Anchor

Langford – Two Beers Deep
X25X – Mayday
FLESH LIGHTS – Maybe Baby
I.V. EYES – They Saved Teri’s Tube
DAY CREEPERS – Problem at Hand
RALPH – Death of a Delivery Man

Fred – Is This Thing On?
SEX PISTOLS TANTEN – Konsrock Parkinglot
KLEENEX – Hedi’s Head
SHANG-A-LANG – Everything I Love
PINK NIGHTMARE – Ad Nauseum
DEAD GHOSTS – When It Comes It Comes to You

Outro song:
ODDS – Living Out of Control