COLUMN: Rocket To Greenwich – My Time With Furious George

  There we were frantically rushing equipment from a yellow taxi, through the front door of the venue and onto the side of the stage of Brooklyn’s legendary The Grand Victory. When we first entered the place we were greeted by Sean, the venue’s bookie and general manager who directed us to the backstage/green-room area that doubled as a storage […]

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INTERVIEW: Colorado Springs’ Nobodys talk new album, P.C. fanaticism & Justin Disease’s departure

The Nobodys Return. I always held a sweet spot for The Nobodys growing up, as the band’s fierce and pounding short songs served as soundtrack to most of my high school years. Hell, my old band The Slops even covered Nobodys classics like “Kielbasa Queen” and “I Love To Fuck.” As far as I’m concerned they’re one of the greatest bands from […]

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Interview: Craig Flipy – Punk rock cinematographer / Bigfoot hunter

Slider image from the URTC video for The People Are Home. Craig Flipy has filmed numerous videos for Recess Records and photographed touring bands passing through California or his now home of Portland, Oregon. Flipy has also worked filming the wildly popular Animal Planet reality show, Finding Bigfoot, and is currently in the process of making the documentary, Crappy Little Dreams, based on his fascination and […]

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Interview: Los Monkys – Colombia’s pop-punk saviors

Photo from the Monkys Facebook page. Los Monkys are a three-piece band that’s had success playing Screeching Weasel style Spanish pop-punk in their native Cali, Colombia. Drummer/vocalist Mario Parra Lalinde shot me an instant message saying that the band was going to be coming to Miami in early September. I quickly realized that they were going to be in town for the annual Churchill’s […]

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PODCAST INTERVIEW: Joe Queer Fires Back At Accusations of Racism

Last week the owner of Don Giovanni Records, Joe Steinhardt, made a public comment calling for Recess Records and Asian Man Records to “completely disassociate with sexist, racist, and homophobic punk bands like The Queers and Screeching Weasel.” The event was triggered by Joe Queer’s support for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on his personal Facebook page. Queer’s comment has […]

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