REVIEW: The Wombombs “S/T” EP

The Wombombs EP by The WombombsThe Wombombs debut five track self-titled EP is not what I was expecting. George Thorogoodish blues rock meets doo-wop vibes thrown in with solid songwriting and phenomenal guitar & sax work. Having followed the band since their inception slightly over a year ago I was pleasantly surprised by the discs’ […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 317 – Hurricane Party

On this episode of Another Music Podcast Chuck Livid chats with musicians RickoLus and Bleubird about their new pop/rap masher project Hurricane Party. The duo can best be described as Florida’s answer to Gorillaz. The dudes talk about collaborating together, writing & producing pop songs with hip-hop sensibilities and among other things we discuss their “in the can” […]

T.G. EXCLUSIVE: The Wombombs – “Fukushima Fishnets” Music Video & Interview

TuffGnarl.com’s humbled and honored to debut Fukushima Fishnets  the new single from Ft. Lauderdale’s up and coming The Wombombs. I recently sat down with The Wombombs founding member Andrew Pino to talk music, influences and fuzzy Soviet era hats. Enjoy! Chuck Livid: Tell me who you are and what you do in the band? Andrew Pino: I’m […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 315 – The Shakers

Chuck Livid chats with the dudes from The Shakers about growing up in South Florida, playing music for over 20 years, the joys of making maps and much more. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf. Special thanks to all the wonderful people at Laser Wolf, Dan Bigelow, Ian […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 303 – Joanna Angel

Back in late January 2017 our own Chuck Livid & Rob Zimmerman chatted with adult film star and entrepreneur Joanna Angel. Joanna Angel is an icon in an industry whose history has been primarily controlled by men. We chat porn, music and women’s newfound dominance in the world of adult film. Enjoy! Follow Joanna Angel – […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 313 – Ashley Reda

Chuck Livid chats with Ashley Reda (of The Goddamn’ Hustle) about his solo material, being of Egyptian descent, calling Ft. Lauderdale home and being considered one of the sexiest men in the business. This episode was recorded live in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf. Special thanks to Laser Wolf, Bleubird, Ian Witlen, […]

Remembering Miami Independent Film Director Joel Sotolongo

Fellow Miami creative and friend of tuffgnarl.com Joel Sotolongo has lost his battle with cancer. Joel directed two films Work of Art and That Was Piddie Korn. He was actively working on a third film titled Rolling 20s before his death. Sotolongo was known a staunch advocate for independent guerrilla film-making in Miami and was a wealth of knowledge […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 312 – Octo Gato

Chuck Livid chats with the dudes from Octo Gato about growing up in South Florida, music, surviving cancer, staring in porn and much more. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf. We enjoyed some delicious barrel-aged DKLM from Founders Brewery. Special thanks to all the wonderful people at Laser […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 311 – Deaf Poets

Chuck Livid chats with Deaf Poets about their new record “Lost in Magic City“, the bands’ upcoming tour with Peyote Coyote, working with engineer Jim Diamond (White Stripes / The Sonics) all while enjoying some brews from Wynwood Brewing Company in front of a live studio audience at Ft. Lauderdale’s Laser Wolf. All photos by […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 310 – The GAZMS

This past Friday I chatted with the boys from The GAZMS in front of a live “studio” audience at Ft. Lauderdale’s Laser Wolf. We talked potato chips, Miami’s Fulltime Motherfucker / Sandratz’s “rock off” feud and talked shit about everyone’s favorite avant-garde noise asshole – Rat Bastard. They played a few songs (my apologies in […]

Three Things To Do In the Tri-County This Weekend! 07-29-17

Friday July 28th – The Gazms Q&A @ Laser Wolf (Broward) I’ll be hosting a Q&A/live in-studio performance with Miami punks The Gazms at Ft. Lauderdale’s favorite drinking hole – Laser Wolf. Shameless self-promotion you say? Maybe. But go find a better event this Friday! I double dare ya’! https://www.facebook.com/events/1480038935350615 Saturday July 29th – Cavity […]

Another Music Podcast Episode 309 – Dénudés

South Florida’s fuzz noir legends Dénudés join Chuck Livid at Laser Wolf in front of a live audience. Dénudés on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/d3nud3s Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/denudesofficial Bandcamp – https://denudes.bandcamp.com Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/artist/3E7c9VbqB7MLMGJGJ4p0af   Share this story:1

Another Music Podcast Episode 308 – Joe Koontz (MC1 / AAA)

Recorded in front of a live audience at Laser Wolf on May 19th, 2017. Joe Koontz talks about playing in his one man band – MC1, Against All Authority‘s legacy and opens up about living with Marfan syndrome. Koontz performs three songs including a couple from his latest self-released LP “The MC1.” Stream/Buy MC1’s new record […]

MOVIE NIGHT INSTANT SCREENING: Nevermind Citizen Kane… Here’s SWAMP APE!

It’s a real shame that Hollywood dismisses independent filmmakers because they’re not rich, elitist or “pretty” as them with their shitty facelifts and sag-away boob jobs. Any filmmaker worth a shit will tell you that it takes plenty of grit, know how and passion to tell a good story on zero budget utilizing art’s most […]

SHOW PREVIEW: PEARS at Propaganda in Lake Worth 05-18-17

Back in April 2015 we called then little known New Orleans band PEARS “punk rock’s last hope.” News of our proclamation spread like wildfire through Livejournal, Myspace, IRC, international news wires and most importantly to Fat Mike’s ears and within months PEARS signed to Fat Wreck Chords. Shortly thereafter pictures of the band hanging out […]