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Guerilla Toss Talk No More Nudity & Fewer Drugs

“[Guerilla Toss] is a full-time job that pays way below minimum wage.”

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Cleaning Toilets: Do We Need This Booking Agent or What?

DIY or die? Duh. But, hold on…

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Jameszoo Talks Birth of the Fool

How the Dutch producer realized his wildest dreams on his debut album.

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Paradise of Bachelors

The label co-owners reflect on how, “In some essential way, Terry Allen is our aesthetic.”

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Lorenzo Cook Talks Petite League and Syracuse DIY

One half of the ebullient pop outfit reflects on an international education and connecting with Yours Truly for No Hitter.

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Someone Said Rebel Boy: Lucy Thane & Bikini Kill in the UK

Exploring the trove of riot grrrl documentation in the Lucy Thane Collection at NYU’s Fales Library.

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Cleaning Toilets: Are These Gigs Making Me an Alcoholic?

Our advice columnist offers himself some sober advice about drinking.

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Busted Outlook is Not Defined By Violence

Premiering the Bay Area hardcore act’s new LP, and an interview with vocalist Rich Gutierrez.

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Rare Essence’s Andre Johnson Talks Reinstating Go-Go in DC

“We feel like go-go has been silenced in DC. … We’re saying turn this sound up.”

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Ratskin Records

Ratskin Records shines a light on the shadowy margins of the Bay Area experimental music scene.

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Inhalt Navigates the Minimal Wave Resurgence

The international cast of musicians coalesces and flourishes amid a minimal wave resurgence in San Francisco.

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Teen Suicide’s Sam Ray Likens his Band to a Dying Dog

Everything on the final Teen Suicide record relates to death.

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What I Learned: The Slapstick Legacy After 20 Years

A personal reflection on the sprawling influence of the Slapstick Family Tree.

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Wreckless Eric Talks Beauty and Idiocy in America

“But ‘amERICa’? It’s gratuitous, it’s self-serving—it’s a disgrace really!”

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Life in the Service Industry

Lushes left the straight world and regret nothing.