Features
DIY Fest Onderbroek

DIY Fest Nijmegen 2015

In a time when we’re fed up of all kind of musical festivals where countless of bands are playing for the sake of mere entertainment, the words of Crass that punk has become “another cheap ...
Reviews
miles away tide

Miles Away – Tide

Believe it or not 13 years later Australia’s Miles Away are still here and I guess this makes them one of the few defining 2000s melodic hardcore bands, who managed to avoid break ups and reunions ...
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Features
DIY Fest Onderbroek

DIY Fest Nijmegen 2015

In a time when we’re fed up of all kind of musical festivals where countless of bands are playing for the sake of mere entertainment, the words of Crass that punk has become “another cheap ...
Features
full of nothing label

Label feature: Full of Nothing

I’ve been following the Russian label Full of Nothing (FON) for quite some years already and a curious thing is that I never actually wrote a review of their impressive (not so much in terms of quantity, but ...
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Interviews
oaken palace records

Oaken Palace Records Interview

Nowadays most small labels, which are operating in basically any genre, are actually non-profit initiatives. All the money they might be able to make from the support of dedicated listeners, collectors or just curious music ...
Interviews
nomad artisans

Nomad Artisans Interview

If you’re a gear freak, especially inhabiting the Balkans you probably have come across the DIY guitar pedal alchemists Nomad Artisans. Based in Romana, Tudor and Razvan have been around for some time, crafting boutique guitar ...
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Reviews
miles away tide

Miles Away – Tide

Believe it or not 13 years later Australia’s Miles Away are still here and I guess this makes them one of the few defining 2000s melodic hardcore bands, who managed to avoid break ups and reunions ...
Reviews
lyedjoliette

LYED & Joliette – Split

Every year, Austin is the host to a week long event named “SXSW”. During this festival, people involved in the DIY community here put together house shows, bridge shows, shows in living co-ops, and even ...
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Bootleg Features
Death to Punk

Death To Punk!

From the booklet “Mort Au Punk” by Pekatralatak accompanying their split LP with Urban Blight, released in March 2004. Original text in French can be found here. CRASS has been singing “Punk is dead”, a long time ...
Bootleg Features
betercore-youthcrust

Betercore

Self-proclaimed as youthcrustcore Betercore started in Amsterdam in 1997 and existed with numerous line-up changes until the winter of 2003. Digging up through old zines I found this Betercore bio, written by the band themselves in ...
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