Written by A. Iwasa
Ahead of the release of his new zine Clevo Style: How Decades of Cleveland Punk and Hardcore Shaped the World, A. Iwasa shares some of his favorite Clevo hardcore bands that reflect the community within the underground yet prolific scene.
Music is Not a Competition
Written by Noé Loyola
Ratings are one of the main ways we approach music these days. Even though it is a useful way to get a curated selection, it can often constrain the infinite possibilities music has to offer, as well as make our listening experience streamlined and impersonal. Looking beyond ratings is an opportunity to listen differently.
Ronny's Record Party is for lovers of the music pantheon. Streaming monthly on Oakland's Lower Grand Radio, the all-vinyl, all-genre show explores the threads weaving together the world’s sounds, from classical, jazz, and r&b to disco, punk, and poetry. This episode features a disco dance party, plus some folk and rock 'n roll.
It's Bandcamp Friday, which means it's time to open thy wallet! Need help figuring out what to purchase today? Below is a list of independent artists that deserve your ears and your support.
ICYMI: A roundup of the song of the week features from the past month.