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 Andrew and I play guitar […]

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Kill Your Idol hosts benefit for baby Zéa Joli Lane this Thursday

My friend and longtime South Florida music scenester Chris Graham and his family are going through an unimaginable emotionally and financially draining ordeal as their eight-month-old daughter, Zéa Joli Lane, fights through an aggressive stage IV Neuroblastoma cancer that has attacked her spine and has spread to her neck, brain, kidney, liver, lungs, bone marrow and to areas of tissue […]

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Music Review: Moon Pigeon: Self-titled EP

Space travel or aviation phenomena aside, Miami’s Moon Pigeon eschews the nomenclature’s ready-made cryptic allusion for a well-versed and thoroughly studied ’90s sound. There’s a lot proving here that hindsight is 20/20. For the members of the quartet, all veterans of South Florida’s music scene, this is a project that could only have evolved if they were of a certain […]

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Abel’s 4000 Albums That Matter: Part Forty-Three

Some years go by okay, some don’t. This one’s three-quarters of the way in and it’s already been too much to take. Young people shouldn’t die young regardless of the circumstances. This past week we lost artist Edward Crowell II to a motorcycle accident and Tuffgnarl.com friend Orlando Sanchez to a heart attack, according to most sources. Regardless, two more […]

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TUFF GNARL CHURCHILL’S SATURDAY: Promotional Highlights of the Week

I’m not going to lie. I’m exhausted. We here at TuffGnarl.com have been at full promotional blitz mode for the last few weeks doing interviews, brainstorming ideas for our first anniversary event and driving like madmen getting flyers and posters up at various places throughout the Tri-County South Florida region. Behold: my top picks from our efforts promoting for September 20th’s “An Evening […]

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Meet Carla X: The Cutest Little Monster That Could Ever Eat Your Soul

Making an appearance at our website’s first anniversary show this weekend is Carla X. She’s bringing friends and they’ll be around all night entertaining and dancing to the music provided by our live bands and resident Churchill’s DJ. Carla X is a performance artist, a go-go dancer, model, dreamer and self-proclaimed cutest little monster that could ever eat your soul. […]

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South Florida’s Premier Punk Rock DJ – DJ Skidmark!

There’s a pretty good chance that Mark Noonan — also known as DJ Skidmark — has a responsible and upwardly mobile daytime persona/career. With a patented coif of perfect hair that has been alternatively the source of jealousy for Conan O’Brien and David Lynch, DJ Skidmark is better known to the denizens of South Florida’s underground as the premier punk […]

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Introducing Orlando’s Sacred Owls!

Punk rockers. Political assassins. Paranoid freaks. CharlieMotherfuckingBronson obsessed. All true. All lies. All run-on sentences, dangling participles and gerunds. Orlando’s Sacred Owls hide their fears of big governance within erratic garage punk numbers that will take you back to that summer of ’93 when things were good and tinged with a little bit of hardcore. This coming Saturday, September 20th […]

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