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Monday Photo Blog: Varning 2013 with Darryl Reid


December 30th, 2013 by

Since this is the last  Monday Photo Blog for 2013, I figure we need to go out with a bang. What better way than some more shots from the master Darryl Reid? As always, it was hard as hell to narrow these photos down to a small amount. Since this is the end of the year I figure, why not indulge in excess? So here’s a few more than normal, and these are all from the Varning From Montreal Fest in 2013. For more, stumble on over to midnightlullabys.blogspot.ca. Get some!

Hankwood and the Hammerheads at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

La Misma at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Thee Nodes at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Anasazi at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Proxy at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Ruleta Rusa at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Ruleta Rusa at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Life Chain at the Varning From Montreal Fest 2013, Co-op Katakombes (photo by Darryl Reid)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



MRR Radio #1381 • 12/29/13


December 29th, 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!

THIS WEEK’S SHOW: Aow-aow-aowwwwwwwww. You’re here with the Wolf Doggz, Langford, Pete, Nick H20, and Paul “The Dictator” Curran. We’re laying it down with blood in the grooves as the fascist takeover begins. Strap whatever you got that flaps to its sticking place. All hail the Wolf. All hail Pete. All hail MRR Radio. All hail. All hail. Somebody get me another flute of champagne. And get that guy a Cowboy Hat, on me. Woooo.

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Intro song:
CONSTANT MONGREL – In the Courts

Nick – Clark walks into pain.com brain.com
HUGGY BEAR – Pansy Twist
NUDES – Fiend
SACRIDOSE – Anxiety Tremors
TURBOSLUT – Exorcism
SUCKED DRY – Beta Blockers

Langford monetizes www.2013.edu and all of its venture capital potentials
WEED – Silent Partner
DAIKON – Going to Bed Angry
THE HASKELLS – Pop Art
DEAR ELOISE – Vanishing Winter
CCR HEADCLEANER – Bombsuite

Pete – “Ah, yeah, ya’know, whatever. www.you’regiantbabies.gov”
SALAD INFLUENCE – Powertime
RADIATOR HOSPITOL – You Call That a Kiss
ABOVE GROUND – Saturdays
WITS END – Summer
DARTO – Motherimage

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BUGGERALL – Learning How to Smile
DRAPETOMANIA – Caos
SCREAMING SNEAKERS – Violent Days
NATURE BOYS – Rabies
SUTURE – Pretty Is (e-e-e-e-edit, y’all)

Outro song:
STREETS KILL STRANGE ANIMALS – The Bridge



Create to Destroy! SOKEA PISTE


December 25th, 2013 by

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I met Juhana through KYKLOOPPIEN SUKUPUUTTO, a Finnish punk band I booked a show for at ABC No Rio. He’s in a new band, SOKEA PISTE, who will be in the USA next month. Here is some background on SOKEA PISTE and their upcoming tour…

Who is SOKEA PISTE and where are you from?
We’re four guys playing ugly music, based in Tampere, Finland. Heikki on guitar and vocals, Juhana on guitar, Seppo on bass, and Jukka on drums.

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What other bands have you been in?
I’ve been in KYKLOOPPIEN SUKUPUUTTO, MANIFESTO JUKEBOX, VIRKAVALTA, LÄHEMPÄNÄ LOPPUA, AORTAORTA, RIFT, and KUOLLUT MUISTO. Heikki has been doing some solo stuff on his own and Juhana has collaborated with a bowed lyre player Käppi and has another project called PO/NY. There have been some other occasional projects/bands as well.

What do you think you sound like?
Noisy, dischordant, rhythmic, and loud! The music we make has also been described as depressing. Punk fucking rock?

What do others say you sound like?
We have been compared to an astonishing array of bands ranging from DIE KREUZEN to MISSION OF BURMA, RUDIMENTARY PENI and LUBRICATED GOAT. Post punk and noise rock references have also not been too uncommon….

What releases have you done so far?
One seven-inch and two twelve-inch records. All of these are available from Peterwalkee Records. Everything released is also on one CD.

Have all of you toured the USA before?
Jukka has been over with MANIFESTO JUKEBOX back in 2002 and Juhana toured the States with KYKLOOPPIEN SUKUPUUTTO 2010.

Any good memories?
The MANIFESTO JUKEBOX tour had its ups and downs. Some places and lots of people were really great. SF burritos were awesome! KYKLOOPPIEN SUKUPUUTTO were treated to some great Thai food, had a nice gig and even got to go to sauna in Minneapolis.

Midwest hospitality…and SF does have the best burritos! What was your worst tour experience?
With KYKLOOPPIEN SUKUPUUTTO showing up at a weekend gig after a twelve-hour drive and basically no one turning up. MANIFESTO JUKEBOX managed to clear out the hall in Long Beach, CA, if I remember correctly….

What are you excited for on this tour?
Getting away from Finland for a while and hopefully meeting some friendly folks and seeing some great bands. Some good American microbrews also wouldn’t go amiss!

Any last words?
Hopefully these won’t be the last. Come see us and say hi.
Check tunes from soundcloud.com/sokeapiste and big up for Matto organizing this tour!

SOKEA PISTE Winter 2014 US tour dates:
JAN. 4 NYC @ ABC NO RIO
JAN. 5 PHILADELPHIA PA @ Show Club
JAN. 6 WASHINGTON DC @ Smash
JAN. 7 RICHMOND VA @ Strange Matter
JAN. 8 Raleigh NC @ Nice Price Books & Records
JAN. 9 Athens GA
JAN. 10 Nashville TN
JAN. 11 Indianapolis IN TBA
JAN. 12 Chicago IL TBA
JAN. 13 Detroit MI @ Yonka House
JAN. 14 Cleveland OH @ Now That’s Class
JAN. 15 Pittsburgh PA @ Belvederes Ultra-Dive
JAN. 16 Buffalo NY @ Adam Mickiewicz Library & Dramatic Circle
JAN. 17 Albany NY @ Valentine’s
JAN 18 Providence RI @ Kristina’s World

Some dates may be subject to change, so check peterwalkeerecords.com for up to date info!



Monday Photo Blog: Choi


December 23rd, 2013 by

From the looks of these photos for this Monday Photo Blog, Kuala Lumpur has a pretty happening scene. Choi sent these in, and this seems like a nice way to really begin winding down this year as we round the corner and begin the mad dash to the end. So, here’s some high energy visuals for that extra push. For more from Choi, check out boohooboohoo.weebly.com.

Daighila at Beatnik, Kuala Lumpur, September 29, 2012 (photo by Choi)

Crimescene at Rumah Api, Kuala Lumpur, October 6, 2013.(photo by Choi)

The Arson Project at Rumah Api, Kuala Lumpur. May 4, 2012 (photo by Choi)

Circle pit at Rumah Api, Kuala Lumpur, September 21, 2013 (photo by Choi)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



MRR Radio #1380 • 12/22/13


December 22nd, 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!

THIS WEEK: Rob brings the Christmas cheer with lots of stuff from the new-release bins, plus a little tribute to the fellas from TEENGENERATE! Are they reformed and playing shows again? Tune in and find out!

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Teengenerate!!!

Intro song:
FARTZ – People United

Rob Rocks the Casbah
PAMPERS – Eruptions
FAR-OUT FANGTOOTH – Mother Nature Fetish
COSMIC PSYCHOS – Down on the Farm
FUZZ – Sleigh Ride
MIND SPIDERS – Inside of You
ADAM WIDENER – Telephone Traps
THE STITCHES – Sixteen
CRIMINAL DAMAGE – The Storm

Rob – Teengenerate Flashback
TWEEZERS – Walking With the Radio On
AMERICAN SOUL SPIDERS – Lazy Cowgirls
THE RAYDIOS – My Baby’s Back
FIRESTARTER – Keith Richardes Man
TEENGENERATE – Mess Me Up
TEENGENERATE – 1979

Rob Damages Your Eardrums
FRAMTID – The Curse
BUMBKLAAT – Birds of Prey
SLANG – (title in Japanese)
COMPLETED EXPOSITION – Sense of Belonging
COMPLETED EXPOSITION – Two Sides of the Same Coin
COMPLETED EXPOSITION – How to Pass a Pleasant Holiday
DISTRESS – Alcoholocaust
ZYANOSE – Never

Rob Pops and Crackles with the Oldies
McRAD – Prevent This Tragedy
BLITZ – Someone’s Gonna Die Tonight

Outro song:
FEAR – Fuck Christmas