Shows, Tunes, and Grub: The Rebirth of Churchill’s Pub’s Kitchen

A year and a half ago, Tuff Gnarl began to bring opinions, reviews and honest points of views to the masses. Now, as we approach the dawn of our first event which will be held at Churchill’s Pub this Saturday, we look at another expansion and birth–or should I say rebirth of a cornerstone that was occasionally used and often […]

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Renowned S. Florida Hip-hopper Bleubird on deck Saturday at Churchill’s Pub

Florida hip hop wordsmith Bleubird has been at the rap game for a hot damn minute at this juncture—if by “a hot damn minute” you mean “well over a decade”—and he’s still dropping brilliant material throughout, as is evident by one of his most recent enterprises: a joint project with fellow local rhyme factories Jabrjaw and Protoman, who work collectively under the […]

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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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Audio Junkie’s 3rd Annual Independence Bash This Weekend!

  To understand the Alvarez brothers and their insatiable thirst for all things rock and roll, one must first understand the indelible mark that Rafael “The Goat” Trujillo left on the nation of the Dominican Republic and what intangible dreams fellow countryman and recognized international playboy Porfirio Rubirosa inspired in the aftermath of this hemisphere’s most successful dictatorship. While their […]

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This Sucks! TUFF GNARL Staffers Pick: The Top 10 Most Embarrassing-to-Own ‘90s Albums

The ‘90s, as an era of music, was one of stark contrasts. On one hand, MTV actually still played music videos, there was widespread acceptance of hip hop and electronica as respected art forms, ‘80s hair metal was in its death throes and Beavis and Butthead were there to call out every lame band that played on their TV screen. […]

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Interview with Ehmm Theory Creators- Brockton McKinney & Larkin Ford

Brockton McKinney and Larkin Ford are the creators of Ehmm Theory, a new comic book released by Action Lab Comic that revolves around protagonist Gabriel Ehmm and his talking kitten, Mr. Whispers, as they embark on an adventure that I can best describe as Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey meets Dead-Alive meets ALF. I first heard about Ehmm Theory while picking up new books one fateful Wednesday in June 2013. A fellow nerd […]

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Innerspeaker V. Mary Katrantzou Resort 2014

Listening to Innerspeaker, Tame Impala’s first album, is no good unless you have the album cover  close at hand. Peering through some trees into the Rocky Mountain infinity brings the cosmic wholeness musician/songwriter/lead singer, Kevin Parker, craved for Innerspeaker. Kevin told WOW Magazine, “I love imagery that is nice, but fucked up. More specifically geometrically fucked up. Or something that implies […]

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Pacific Rim Review

Though this post is devoid of any real spoilers, some details of the film are discussed in greater depth than what has been shown in previews. For moviegoers who wish to retain as much mystery as possible going into the picture, it is advised that they see the film first and come back afterwards to compare their experience with the […]

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