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MRR Radio #1494 • 2/28/16


February 28th, 2016 by

During the insane and bewildering four-day weekend of shows that was Maximum Rocknroll’s Still Not Quiet on the Western Front Fest, content coordinator Grace Ambrose managed to hammer out some time with esteemed guests Rob (BUCK BILOXI AND THE FUCKS, GIORGIO MURDERER, BLACK ABBA) and Sarah (Pelican Pow-Wow Records, BLACK ABBA) to track a historic episode of Maximum Rocknroll Radio. MRR shitworker Mitch Cardwell also got to hang. Here is their story. Out of respect for the survivors, no names have been altered. 

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Intro song:
BLACK ABBA – Civilized

BLACK ABBA

BLACK ABBA

Sarah gets things started
TRAMPOLINE TEAM – Rabbit Foot
YUMMY FUR – Plastic Cowboy
QUINTRON – Ring the Alarm
LES FLEUR DU MAL – Sweet Sweet Satan
GRUDGE – I’m Gonna Smash Your Face In

Rob rolls in on the wheels of steel
WHITE CRIME – Don’t Come Out Tonight
PREDATOR – Honest Man
HIBACHI STRANGLERS – Parking Lot
RETAINERS – Waste of Time
DWARVES – She’s Dead

Sarah’s second set of true freakish noise
TRUE SONS OF THUNDER – Wood Shampoo
THE SPYS – Death Trap
FUNCTIONAL BLACKOUTS – Tick Tick Tick
EAST LINK – Angel Gun
I GET MYNZE – Spend/Big Whup

Giorgio Murderer drops in and drops some superlative tunes on the uncomprehending human pond scum mind
ISOLIERBAND – Keine Gnade
MAC BLACKOUT – Don’t Let Your Love Die
THE FAST – Cars Crash
WILD THING – (Now I Wanna Die In a) Nuclear War
MASSHYSTERI – Monoton Tid

“Grace” drops out and drops some more tracks
DD OWEN – I Hate This City
CHRIS SANTAMARIA – I’m Just a Little Bit High
ANDY HUMAN AND THE REPTOIDS – Sarcastic
GIORGIO MURDERER – Theme from Star Trek
ROKKER – Who’s a Punk?

Outro song:
BUCK BILOXI AND THE FUCKS – Shut the Fuck Up

Maximum Rocknroll Radio is a weekly radio show and podcast featuring DIY punk, garage rock, hardcore, and more from around the world. Our rotating cast of DJs picks the best of the best from MRR magazine’s astounding, ever-growing vinyl archive. You can find MRR Radio archives, specials, and more at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening!



New Blood! STRUTTER, LA EQUI, and DAUÐYFLIN


February 25th, 2016 by

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

Band name:
StrutterArt

Date & location formed:
February 2015, Austin, Tx

Reason for forming:
Our drummer Sam from is Montreal and was visiting (basically living in) Austin and wanted to practice drums to keep from getting rusty so we all got together to mess around. We needed up writing a song that made my big toe shoot up in my boot so we just kept crankin out the hits. After 6 1/2 weeks we recorded 11 songs and I busted a hole through my boot.

What are your lyrics about?
Privilege. Being self aware of that privilege. Recognizing power. Questioning your place in punk. Questioning your place in the world. Feeling helpless. Being apathetic. Being a hypocrite. All types of relatable shit.

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Strutter (photo by Steven Ruud)

How would you describe your sound?
That first cool refreshing sip of a freshly cracked ice cold Sprite. And also Bowser the dog biting your hand.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just released a 7″ on Beach Impediment which will also come out on Static Shock Records in the U.K. sometime in the spring. We plan to continue recording once Sam (Drummer) comes back from Australia. He won’t stop Fucking moving. We still play shows in Austin occasionally with Mike from Impalers.

Links and contact info:

strutter.bandcamp.com

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Band name:
IMG_2697 (Pronounced “Lah Eh-key”)

Date & location formed:
We formed around the spring of 2015 and our first show was at a new blood showcase in Los Angeles (E7th warehouse) with bands such as ausencia, strangers fumigados red tape and roach clips in may 2015.

Reason for forming:
All members were in band el estorbo but had to sever ties due to lack of dedication of two other members so we decided to take on a new stlye as a three piece( fusion of hardcore raw melodic punk at times) with Bubba on the drums Milo on bass Davey on guitar w the split vocals with milo respectively.

What are your lyrics about?
Lyrics are collection of fictional and non fictional stories based on war, veterans, vices, schizophrenia, or fixation of police state. Also the last tape and future 7in are cowboy desperado themed or related in that Wild West anything goes type of setting.

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How would you describe your sound?
Heavily influenced by raw melodic sounding hardcore with a Dbeat swing to it. Think spaniard hardcore 80s punk for vocals And riffs

What’s in the future for this band?
We’ve taken out one basement tape with AgitProp, two Demo tapes on our own label (Ruidos Subterraneo) and we are currently putting together 8 songs for a future 7in and a tape release with whatever doesn’t make it to the 7in. We’ve gotten to play NYCs latino punk fest, AZs desert destroyer and various trips along the california scene from bakersfield oakland redlands and all over the LA and Orange county.

Links and contact info:

laequi.bandcamp.com
agitpropdist.bandcamp.com/releases
Watch them on YouTube here
And here

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DaudyflinLogoBand name:
Dauðyflin

Date & location formed:
Fall of 2015 in Reykjavík.

Reason for forming:
Three of us have another band, Börn, which had to take a break. Also Reykjavík had no pogo friendly bands.

What are your lyrics about?
Hatred. Daydreams of physically smashing the patriarchy. Pretending we’re tough enough to beat the shit out of fencewalkers.

How would you describe your sound?
Dark hardcore punk pogo party music.

What’s in the future for this band?
Our tape will be out in a few weeks. Then hopefully we’ll do a 7″ or something in the summer plus some shows in mainland Europe.

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Links and contact info:

daudyflin.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/daudyflin

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Do you have or know of an awesome new band*? It’s easy to submit to be in MRR’s New Blood feature — just email us the following info, and keep keeping’ it real…

1) Band name:
2) Date & location formed:
3) Reason for forming:
4) What are your lyrics about?
5) How would you describe your sound?
6) What’s in the future for this band?
7) Links and contact info:

Along with the answers please send a band photo at least 600px on the longest side (with photo credits), and a logo if you have one, to:

*By “new band” we mean a band that formed within the past year or year and a half.



MRR Radio #1493 • 2/21/16


February 21st, 2016 by

Greg is joined by co-colleagues Golnar and Yumi from IN SCHOOL on this week’s MRR Radio. Do not trifle with us.

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Intro song:
MÜLLTÜTE – Familie, Werte, Traditionen

DEAD MOON

DEAD MOON

Greg plays some “certified bangers” from the new arrivals
HARSH WORDS – Plague Days
PATSY – Eat It
FUMIGADOS – Bobo
DID IS DEAD – Out of Body, Out of Mind
DEFECT DEFECT – Wrong With Me
HARRY PUSSY – Youth Problem

GOLNAR
RIVALS – Here Comes the Night
WILD FANG – Like Ringo
THE METS – Throw Them From Their Chairs
POINTED STICKS – Marching Song
WASPS – Teenage Treats

Yumi wants to be your dog
PUBLIC EXECUTION – SS Brigade
SODS – Television Sect
SIN 34 – War at Home
DEAD MOON – The 99’s
VORKRIEGSJUGEND – Vaterland

Golnar: “I don’t wanna title the set”
SCIENTISTS – This is My Happy Hour
POLO PEPO – San Felipe es Punk
THE EASTERN DARK – Johnny and Dee Dee
THE GITS – Second Skin

Greg realizes that time is a social construct and plays more songs
BASEMENT BENDERS – Purple Days
THE DEACONS – Liquor Store

Outro song:
DICKS – Dead In A Motel Room

Maximum Rocknroll Radio is a weekly radio show and podcast featuring DIY punk, garage rock, hardcore, and more from around the world. Our rotating cast of DJs picks the best of the best from MRR magazine’s astounding, ever-growing vinyl archive. You can find MRR Radio archives, specials, and more at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening!



Friday Photo Blog: Simon Marsham


February 19th, 2016 by

Simon Marsham sent us some killer photos from the Defensem Transformadors solidarity gig for this weeks Monday Photo Blog  (Appearing on a Friday in an attempt to disrupt the workweek) A raging time featuring Una Bestia Incontrolable, Chroma, Vértigo, Nueva Fuerza, Piñen, Barcelona, Arrest and Maquina Muerta at CSOA Transformadors on 30th December 2015… You can check out more of Simon’s work here

Transformadors

Transformadors

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Barcelona_03

Barcelona

Chroma

Chroma

Maquina Muerta

Maquina Muerta

Pinen

Piñen

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Barcelona

Barcelona

MaquinaMuerta

Maquina Muerta

 

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Barcelona

poster: Guillem

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!



New Blood! RATA NEGRA, FEED DOGS, GAWKER, and CHURN


February 18th, 2016 by

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

Band name:
RATA NEGRA

Date & location formed:
Madrid summer of 2014.

Reason for forming:
We are friends and we wanted to have a project together. Also Fa (guitar) and me (bass and vocals) had Juanita y los feos which was coming to an end, so we wanted to continue doing something. Pablo also has LA URSS but his bandmates live in another cities so it’s dificult for them to put together a rehearsal.

What are your lyrics about?
Anything that concerns us, likes us, interest us, or could be a good story. Everything and nothing in particular.

How would you describe your sound?
I don’t like to describe my sound. I hate being categorized and I’m sure that we sound different to each person.

What’s in the future for this band?
We’re currently recording our first LP.

Links and contact info:

rata-negra.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/somoslaratanegra

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Band name:
FEED DOGS

Date & location formed:
We formed in the winter of last year (2015) in Edmonton, Alberta.

Feed Dogs (photo by Karen Green)

Feed Dogs (photo by Karen Green)

Reason for forming:
We formed with the intention of playing at Not Enough Fest 2015, which some of us also help organize. The festival is for brand new bands that are comprised entirely of people that are queer, trans, or women. We wanted to play the kind of music that we’d be excited to listen to, for a festival that we were passionate about.

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Feed Dogs (photo by Karen Green)

What are your lyrics about?

Our lyrics are pretty unapologetically sad. They tend to be about the subtle and not-so-subtle ways that we’ve experienced violence.

How would you describe your sound?
Sleazy pop punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Not sure about the future! Keep playing shows, putting out music, hopefully tour someday.

Links and contact info:
feeddogs.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/Feed.Dogs666

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Band name:
GAWKER

Date & location formed:
We formed in Fall 2015 in Calgary AB.

Gawker (photo by Mike Couvillon)

Gawker (photo by Mike Couvillon)

Reason for forming:
To start a band that was actually fun and enjoyable to play in and to play a style of music that we all genuinely appreciate. We’ve all been friends for awhile and all have similar tastes as far as current bands we think are making sick shit right now.

What are your lyrics about?
Bratty stressed out rants about things that get under our skin.

How would you describe your sound?
A harsh contrast of bright and heavy. There is a tongue-in-cheek element to what we play because we find bands that play this kind of music and are dead serious about it, pretty uninteresting. There is a pop sensibility that encompasses most of our songs and everything is purposely recorded to sound tight and angular. That being said it still brings an element of aggression and filth.

What’s in the future for this band?
More shows in other cities, new recordings that we are hoping someone will want to release physical copies of, road trip out east this summer???

Links and contact info:

gawking.bandcamp.com

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Band name:
CHURN

Date & location formed:
Winter of 2014 in Walla Walla Washington.

Reason for forming:
Bored in a small town.

What are your lyrics about?
My lyrics are about home, misandry, family, and a lot more.

How would you describe your sound?
Sounds like yuck, jawbreaker, and dinosaur jr.

What’s in the future for this band?
we are releasing a new tape this summer and hopefully touring.

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Links and contact info:

churn.bandcamp.com

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Do you have or know of an awesome new band*? It’s easy to submit to be in MRR’s New Blood feature — just email us the following info, and keep keeping’ it real…

1) Band name:
2) Date & location formed:
3) Reason for forming:
4) What are your lyrics about?
5) How would you describe your sound?
6) What’s in the future for this band?
7) Links and contact info:

Along with the answers please send a band photo at least 600px on the longest side (with photo credits), and a logo if you have one, to:

*By “new band” we mean a band that formed within the past year or year and a half.