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AQUARIUM by Martin Sorrondeguy

MRR Radio #1579 • 10/15/17

Strace and Strayla vote MITCH CARDWELL for President of Punk.  Intro song: AQUARIUM - Human Current Sounds from the New Bins MR. WRONG - ...

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Secreto Público

MRR Radio #1578 • 10/8/17

Matt is joined by Ben and Claudia for just another hour of the best new punk and hardcore worldwide! Intro ...

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Maximum Rocknroll #414 • Nov 2017

Are y'all ready for Maximum Rocknroll #414? Our November 2017 issue will teach you a thing or two all about ...

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Flipper rules, OK?

MRR Radio #1577 • 10/1/17

Phillip Greenlief spent an afternoon in the stacks. This is what he came up with. BAD RELIGION - You Are the ...

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Jackal (photo by Zack Rogers)

New Blood! ESCØRT, WITCHTRIAL, JACKAL, VANTA, and UNIVERSAL PEACE

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, ...

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Create to Destroy! SF artists’ co-op Everlasting Love


April 20th, 2013 by

Everlasting Love is a DIY artist co-op in San Francisco’s Mission District. I thought the concept was so interesting, and there are some respectable punkers involved, so I interviewed Ami LawLess and co. for your pleasure. (Click here to read more in our Create to Destroy series!)

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MRR: How many people are in your co-op?
Currently we have about a dozen artist and artisans in our co-op who are all showing/selling their works in the shop on Treat and 24th St. in SF. These works range from paintings, one-of-a-kind jewelry and Dia de Los Muertos art to handmade candies, zines, buttons and t-shirts to just weird and curio-type items. We also have a really cool plant/succulent selection, with the plants potted in off-beat items, like in sea shells, glassware and terrariums too. We also work with musicians to come in for special event “pop-ups” and perform acoustic sets. So far we’ve had John the Baker from FUCKTARD, Mykee Ramen of ILL GOTTEN GAINZ and Burnt Ramen, Revik and Eric of JACK KILLED JILL, BOBBY JOE EBOLA AND THE CHILDREN MACNUGGITS and we have Blag from the DWARVES scheduled to do a rare acoustic set of Dwarves songs next month. The main coordinators of the co-op are Sandee Lawless, a.k.a. Sanderella, Angela Lazarich. a.k.a. La Calaca Loca and me, Ami LawLess.

Can anyone join?
We’ve had luck with knowing everyone that’s been a part of this so far. Once we put the word out about what we were doing, it all fell into place as far as people wanting to get involved. Seems like the local punk community here is chock full of artist/artisans that share our passion of bringing art into our community for a fair price. If folks are interested in getting involved we’d like to hear from them.

Why did you decide to do a co-op versus a more typical business model? Do you think punk ethics played a role?
Punk ethics and nurturing a DIY community definitely played a role. It’s who we are, where we come from and how we live our daily lives. We live in a greatly gentrifying neighborhood and want to preserve the art that this hood is known for and is made here. We have a couple of artisans who have looked into selling their wares in other stores in the Bay Area only to be met with the capitalist attitude of having to mark their prices up and give a higher percentage to the shop. We created a business model that works for both the artists and the co-op as well as the customers who support us. A co-op gets everyone involved and that’s what our vision has always been.

The Everlasting Love Crue

The Everlasting Love Crue

Have any of you been in co-ops previously?
I’m a DJ at Radio Valencia, which is a local radio station collective here in SF, and was involved with Food Not Bombs in the North Bay about 15 years ago. As for being part of a true co-op, nah, this is our first rodeo.

The Mission is rapidly gentrifying, like all of San Francisco, and has for the past few decades been a predominantly working class Latino neighborhood. Do you feel that you are contributing to the neighborhood?
My mother moved to this neighborhood in 1957 in order to be around more Spanish speaking people, coming from Mexico it was the community she was looking for, a haven…so yes, seeing this hood gentrifying at such a rapid rate was a definite reason we wanted to have our shop/co-op here. I hope we’re contributing by preserving the art that we all love and get inspired by. And it doesn’t hurt we live four blocks away. There’s a definite neighborhood pride here and I’ve even felt it from some of the newer neighbors that have moved in over the past few years. I mean where else in this amazing city can you see such diverse street art as you can strolling through Balmy Alley, 24th St., Lucky Alley, Clarion Alley and of course just wandering around this hood? We are so fortunate to be surrounded by some of the best street art in the world. This neighborhood is on par with Berlin, Mexico City and Athens, Greece, in regards to the vast amount and quality of street art. Read the rest of this entry »



Monday Photo Blog: Carl Gunhouse


April 15th, 2013 by

After a brief and unplanned break last week the Monday Photo Blog is back. Who better to kick shit into action than Carl Gunhouse? A full color photo of Jerry A spewing fire? Fuck yeah! Seperates the hardcore from the part timers. For more of Carl’s work, go to carlgunhousephoto.

Jerry A (Poison Idea) at CBGB's, NYC, August 4, 2002. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Jerry A (Poison Idea) at CBGB’s, NYC, August 4, 2002. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Artie Phillie (Indecision) at CBGB's, NYC, December 30, 1999. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Artie Phillie (Indecision) at CBGB’s, NYC, December 30, 1999. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Artie Phillie (Indecision) at Coney Island High, NYC 1999. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Artie Phillie (Indecision) at Coney Island High, NYC 1999. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Andy Scarpulla (Forward To Death) at The Log Cabin, Tom's River, NJ on November 4, 2006. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

Andy Scarpulla (Forward To Death) at The Log Cabin, Tom’s River, NJ on November 4, 2006. (Photo by Carl Gunhouse)

 

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MRR Radio #1344 • 4/14/13


April 14th, 2013 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’S SHOW: Bring on the Drink! Rotten Ron and Horrible Hal host as Jeff, Chad and Mike boost the volume!

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Sworn Liars (photo by P. Diercks)

Intro song:
MARCHING ORDERS – Epidemic

Horrible Hal – Drunken Memories of BOB Fest 2013
SWORN LIARS – Disease
THE TWOTS – Split Personality
THE DIVVYS – Loyalty
THE A-HEADS – I Am

Jeff – I’m gonna think of something epic really soon
BUREAUCRATS – Feel the Pain
RED DONS – Auslander
LIVIDS – (Some of Us Have) Adrenalized Hearts
HOT LUNCH – You’re Alright

Chad’s Status Update
PROPAGANDHI – Status Update
FAST ASLEEP – Fast Asleep
TERRIBLE FEELINGS – No Meaning
BLOODY HAMMER – Streetfighter

Rotten Ron – Love Cums in Spurts
BIG IN JAPAN – Big in Japan
GRABBIES – I Want to Be Blind
AVON LADIES – Plastic Bag
LOLA COLA – Tough Love
GEHENNA – First Blood

Mike Desert’s “Music to get crushed by a BART elevator by…”
SLUG – Elevator

Outro song:
WHITEHOUSE – Wriggle Like a Fucking Eel



You’re Already Dead, Maggie


April 8th, 2013 by

Today marks an epoch in Punk history. The Iron Lady, who fueled the outrage an era of incredible punk fury, died today of a stroke at the age of 87. Not to get nostalgic, but let’s take a trip down memory lane from some anarcho to anti-peace punk to a Killed By Death hit…



 
Keep our fire burning.



MRR Radio #1343 • 4/7/13


April 7th, 2013 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: We have a special treat for you boppers! MRR reviewers Greg and (Shitworker of the Month!) Matt take over the radio show and play some new discoveries from the most recent record bin, plus some old favorites, taken off compilations — indeed a great method to discovering punk gems!

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Intro song:
WHO KILLED SPIKEY JACKET? – Adhesive Lung

The Brat

Greg – New Stuff on Fire
FUNERAL CONE – Dental Plan
AUTONOMY – Grave Realities
LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – Eel Goo
SKI MASK – Igloo
RATS REST – Permanent Catastrophe

Matt Awesome Songs from Awesome Compilations
REALLY RED – Nobody Rules
MORT SUBITE – Ich Liebe Ulrike
SAVAGE CIRCLE – Dogs of War
STATO DI POLIZIA – Uccidi Tuo Fratello
PROBLEMI – Grad Izobilja

Greg – New and Old Jams
LOW CULTURE – To the Grave
BORED GAMES – I Don’t Care
DISHPIT – Back to Chattanooga
THE BRAT – High School
GIANT HAYSTACKS – Catatonic State

Matt – More Awesome Comp Tracks
BANNLYST – Terrorstyre
MULTI FACET – Ghost
DEUTER – Piosenka O Mojej Generacji
LES PORTE-MENTAUX – Extermination
CRETINS – Warten Auf…

Greg – Couple o’ Texas Bands
BIG BOYS – TV
FEARLESS IRANIANS FROM HELL – Blow Up the Embassy

Outro song:
FLEAS AND LICE – Up the Punks