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Tag: Punk rock
Woodstein Media Podcast Episode Seven: Butch Haller offers a break from reality
The content of this podcast is based on the reality Butch Haller exists in, not the facts the rest of us should know as truth. His thoughts on how COVID-19 works are disturbing. This is intended to entertain and is not intended as misinformation or disinformation. Trust nothing you hear from Butch, especially about health advice and COVID-19.
As CBC introduces MVLL CRIMES to a broader audience, they can still be found inspiring the underground, underground
On January 20, after a two-hour drive to escape the Conservative-infested political ridings of midwestern Ontario, salvation was found in a crowded basement near downtown Barrie listening to some of Canada’s most relevant punk bands climbing from Infinity Zero.
Woodstein Media Podcast Episode Four: Jillian Clair confesses MVLL CRIMES
On episode four, Jillian Clair, singer for MVLL CRIMES, talks about the release of their 12″ EP “YOU EMBVRRVSS ME” on Cursed Blessings Records, her day job dealing with Freedom of Information requests for the City of London, the need for punks to get involved in municipal politics, zines, the lack of all-ages venues in many music scenes, many bands currently active in Ontario, and much more.
Woodstein Media Podcast Episode Three: Drug User Liberation Front co-founder Eris Nyx discusses distribution of clean drugs
On episode three of the Woodstein Media Podcast, Eris Nyx, co-founder of the Drug User Liberation Front (DULF), talks about the episodic compassion club actions being done in Vancouver to make sure drug users have a safe, clean supply of drugs to prevent overdoses, changes she would like to see implemented regarding public education surrounding drug use, and the aesthetics of DULF.
Was The Matadors Halloween Extravaganza enough to resurrect The Dead Souls of Chachi On Acid
Yes, please, I’m trying to quit quitting.
The Matadors’ Halloween event with The Dead Souls and Chachi On Acid at Palasad Social Bowl in London left me wondering, should I bother?
And, if I bother, what is next?
YOU EMBVRRVSS ME: Piecing together connections with MVLL CRIMES’ Jillian Clair
On Sept. 8, the evening before the official release of MVLL CRIMES 12” EP “YOU EMBVRRVSS ME,” lead singer Jillian Clair took the opportunity to avoid helping her bandmates to load in for a show at Doors Taco Joint and Metal Bar in Hamilton, Ontario, instead having a conversation with Woodstein Media. The chat took some unexpected turns as connections through the music and zine community were discussed in a Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon way, which led to as much talk about the reporter’s accomplishments as the new MVLL CRIMES release. You have been warned.
A little suppression leads to a lot of appreciation – Pity Case, MVLL CRIMES, and Deck Piss make the Doors drip with excitement
Audiences are prepared for entertainment, and entertainers are more than willing to entertain. Two years of repressed social energy is helping live music explode back to life.
It’s a hell of an era for the Dayglo Abortions to deliver Hate Speech
In an era when we hear people, predominantly aging white men, whining about cancellation, it would have been easy to see one of the greatest Canadian purveyors of offence, the Dayglo Abortions, digging their heels in but that’s not where the new album hits the audience, and it hits hard.
D.O.A. takes action in Waterloo with Blackout! and the Anti-Queens
Concert halls, bars, basements and other dingy venues are beginning to shake and shimmy with the sounds of rebellion again. Canadian punk legends D.O.A, The Anti-Queens and Blackout! hit Maxwell’s in Waterloo on Sept. 22, and it was a hell of a good time.