Cover by Todd Taylor
Photo by Reid Haithcock (http://reidhaithcock.com/index.php?/project/music/)
Tenement: Interview by Justin Telephone. Wisconsin punk rock that’s equally poppy, heavy and noisy. In the grand tradition of the Descendents, Ergs!, Die Kreuzen, and John Coltrane. (http://tenement.bandcamp.com)
The Stains: Interview by Jimmy Alvarado. A continued oral history of one of the godfathers of Los Angeles punk rock. The exciting conclusion. (http://www.myspace.com/stainsofficialsite)
Amy Oden: Interview by Paul J. Comeau. Many people make a big deal about women in bands. Amy Oden made a kickass documentary about it. (http://www.fromthebackoftheroom.com, (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R0o3Tsh0qyI#!)
Dresden: Interview by MP Johnson. More Midwest metal and crust. They’re so heavy, they’re from D-isconsin. (http://www.myspace.com/dresden999)
Sean Carswell is a fan of pirate radio. (http://kssr.listen2myradio.com)
Jim Ruland has a wonderful life. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR_Og6wqdwY)
Amy Adoyzie has lots and lots of letters. (http://amyadoyzie.wordpress.com/)
Liz Prince and Mitch Clem debate pop punk. (http://lizprincepower.com/, http://mitchclem.com/blog/)
Designated Dale knows how to be in a band.
Rev. Nørb takes his records seriously. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQF5KhbtDCA)
Gary Hornberger loves Canada, Dr. Seuss, and comics.
The Rhythm Chicken celebrates some holidays. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCgCv7EDsKo)
Ben Snakepit is with the times. (http://bensnakepit.blogspot.com/)
Kiyoshi Nakazawa probably goes through lots of hand sanitizer. (http://www.luckynakazawa.com/)
Adrian Chi goes to Costa Rica.
Plus plenty of reviews to tide you over these long summer nights.
This issue is dedicated to the marriage of Lil’ Larry and Kid Kevin.