Heroin addicted aliens in queer, neon, druggy, dystopian scumbag 1980′s New York. Don’t miss it.
Ricky Luanda of the experimental NYC punk band Chain Gang, one of the coolest bands ever, passed away earlier this week from esophogeal cancer. Watch 10 minutes of the bands’ rare, legendary, batshit crazy 1980′s film “MONDO MANHATTAN” right here.
Maks Suski has been hard at work documenting live music in NYC on video for the last 4 years; we asked him to compile a list of some of his favorite videos that he’s shot, a list that includes Japanther, Action Bronson, Death Grips, Culo, Crystal Castles, Limp Wrist, Black Pus and more.
“Although Tiny Leg’s sound owes much of it’s inspiration to the Oakland glucose and thumbtrack scenes of the mid-nineties, and has been called by HotFridge magazine ‘a thumbcore homage to the sound of Velvet Curtis and Taco’ and ‘a slick-stale, neo-juicy, post-hipster alchemy, somewhere in between gluke-wave and puke-base’ by PeckerwoodsToday, those sentences are too journalistic and not souague enough, if one may permit my french.”
aka “BREAK STUFF TO THIS”
PUNK NOT ART NOISE NOT MUSIC ACK ACK ACK ACK
Listen to Goosebumps’ whole set from Distort Jersey City on WFMU last tuesday, plus solid gold hits from Dawn of Humans, Ivy and Creeping Dose.
Olympia’s tortured, deranged post-Hoax punks GAG are pretty much the best thing besides listening to “La Sexorcisto” all the way through that you’ll find right now.
YOU WANT IT, WE GOT IT: THE ONLINE SUPERCHIEF STORE IS ALL STOCKED UP AGAIN, SHIRTS AND LIMITED RUN PRINTS AVAILABLE NOW.
Hey, you know how we’re always sold out of Superchief skull shirts in black when you want them? Or the white ones, remember how fast those go? Well we got ‘em, along with prints from ALEX HEIR, LEE TRICE, RON WIMBERLY, THE YOK & SHERYO, DAVID COOK AND METRO ZU.
Tod Seelie’s book release and photo show at Superchief Gallery at CultureFix was a celebration of the last 15 years of New York’s underground, for sure; but it also kept an eye on the future.
285 Kent finished it’s run last Sunday night; check out full video of Fucked Up’s headlining set right here.
No genres, no concepts, here’s the music from 2013 that made us glad to still be alive, despite all odds.
It’s been a long road back to Brooklyn and when he hits the stage to promote his second album on January 18th, fully expect the walls to melt.
Here’s to another year of great music pulled together by some really amazing people. In case we forget to say it next week – Happy New Year jerks.
Unpiano contributor Nackt put out his first release early last week on Chillin Music
The first Blue Chips was an instant classic, and the sequel delivers more of the same, riding the line between goofball samples and hard-edged classic NY raps.
Funny that the best dirty south mixtape all year would come from LA, but I’m not complaining.
Do you know how many pills I had to take this morning to be able to get out of bed?
Superchief Gallery’s showing at Select Fair 2013 is even bigger, better and more batshit crazy than our 2012 showing was – check out photos here, and for homies in Miami, we’ll be at the Catalina Hotel all this week!