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The Julie Ruin – Run Fast

The Julie Ruin – Run Fast

Do you like Kathleen Hannah? Think about that a second…it’s important. Did you wrap your room like Christo in miles of unwound Bikini Kill cassettes in hopes that such strange intimacy with the object that codified the much-needed teenage riot would make YOU the Rebel Girl? Did you dance in...

By Charles
T. Hardy Morris – Audition Tapes

T. Hardy Morris – Audition Tapes

It’s a bit of a chestnut but Mark Twain’s, “Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story” is still prophetic advice. I think that it actually pulls a good bit at the fibers of what actually makes up a good story. If a story can bind...

By Big Ben
Ariel Pink to Compose Original Music for Hippie Horror Flick, ‘Bad Vibes’

Ariel Pink to Compose Original Music for Hippie Horror Flick, ‘Bad Vibes’

Jesus Christ, this is amazing. Okay. Okay. As some of you know our offices can be a little divided at times in regard to the musical “genius” of Ariel Pink (though we all do like the name “Haunted Graffiti”) but we all love some motherfucking horror and at least a...

By PPM News
Watch David Liebe Hart Enter to Win a Spot on the Weezer Cruise, Your Heart with “Take My Life”

Watch David Liebe Hart Enter to Win a Spot on the Weezer Cruise, Your Heart with “Take My Life”

So, back in Texas I was at a gig that featured Retox, Whirr and Edsel and up and up again popped this older man in a windbreaker half shouting/half singing a postmodern karaoke breakdown of originals that veered between toothless poetry, rental screes and observation bedlam. It was pretty punk...

By PPM News
Tape Wyrm LI: NWOBHM Singles

Tape Wyrm LI: NWOBHM Singles

I have always enjoyed New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) singles for a variety of reasons. One, they are amazing. But that is just a personal judgment. A more substantial attachment is rooted in the style’s bridge between the mainstream and the development of underground heavy metal. While NWOBHM...

By Kaptain Carbon