SHOW PREVIEW: Shonen Knife at Churchill’s Pub 05-05-17

Shonen Knife was formed by Naoko Yamano and Atsuko Yamano in Osaka, Japan in 1981 and since then has continued to write some of the catchiest songs ever put to wax. Most in the United States were first introduced to Shonen Knife from their shows opening for Nirvana in 1993 and the band’s multiple national television appearances in support of their album “Let’s Knife” […]

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INTERVIEW: Uruguay’s Motosierra chat about their new 7″, Director Fede Álvarez & their love of Turbonegro

Motosierra‘s a Uruguayan punk ‘n roll band that’s been around for nearly two decades. I chatted with Marcos Motosierra back in September to talk about their new 7″ released through Atlanta’s Spaghetty Town Records. Motosierra’s sound is fierce, balls to the wall, and not to be missed. Chuck : Tell me a little about Motosierra. Marcos : Motosierra’s been a band for […]

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TuffGnarl.com staff picks: The Best of 2016

We here at TuffGnarl.com are just as exhausted with 2016 as you are. A cavalcade of celebrity deaths, a historically ugly and divisive presidential election, daily terrorist attacks and shootings… The list goes on. Suffice it to say, this year was rough. But in entertainment, 2016 was one of the finest years in recent memory in terms of quality, selection, accessibility […]

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INTERVIEW: 5 Questions with Neopolitan

Neopolitan‘s music brings to mind a mix of Miami 80s themes and at times gives the vibe of Goblin sans instruments. It’s original and much needed in this scene where shitty DJs and electronica have lost there way. I chatted with Pedro Caignet about the band and its influences. Neopolitan’s music seems familiar yet it’s nothing that anyone can point their finger on. What […]

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