Tag - Punk

WATCH: “Crash” – Against Me!

Against Me!

Against Me! has really been dropping single after single from their new album Shape Shift With Me which is slated to be released September 16th. With me being such a huge fan of the Florida punk outfit, I really cannot get enough of what the band is putting out. Their latest single “Crash” dropped today in the form of their first...

LISTEN: Blacksmith – “New Years Demo”

Blacksmith - New Years Demo - cover

Oh my God do I love me some 90’s influenced angst! Despite being released in January of 2014, local Tampa band Blacksmith is bringing back all the tingly bits that comes with nostalgia with their latest release titled New Years Demo. Blacksmith is a band that really hits you in your 7th grade emo gut, pushing you back into a mindset where you...

LIVE REVIEW: Awful People + Raging Nathans + Wonk Unit and more at Xtra Medium Video 10.25.15

Wonk Unit

Photos by Chewy Hemphill   It’s been 15 years today since I went to my first gig.  It’s also my first official day of unemployment in a long time.  These occasions are to be marked in an unlikely venue in humble Largo, smothered in an international punk atmosphere that I aspire to have in the rest of my life.  Xtra Medium is a venue within...

LOOK: Ed Schrader’s Music Beat + Piss Ghost + Taxer at Mojo Books & Records 11.09.15

Ed Schrader's Music Beat

Photo by Brian Mahar © This past Monday at Mojo Books & Records there were three bands playing with as much variety and deliciousness as the store’s offerings. Members of Permanent Makeup and Velma and the Happy Campers brought us an early performance from Taxer, a mad and improvised jazzpunk merry-go-round.  Also new on the scene...

LIVE REVIEW: Thieves Are Watching + Open Box Policy + Say It Ain’t So + Pinehurst at Market on 7th 07.17.15

thieves

The Market On 7th is a place where you can get tasty pizza, alcohol and live music all at the same time.  That’s not the only way it’s muddled.  On the Ybor brick walls there’s an ad for old furniture, surfboards, butterflies. highly original naked women in the name of art, and Tiki poles.  In the back parking lot you’ll...