Welcome to Razorcake | Punk Music Reviews Welcome to Razorcake | Punk Music Reviews
 

























· 1:Off With Their Heads Top Shelf Interview Podcast
· 2:D4th of July, 2014
· 3:Trials and Tribulations of a Misguided Adult
· 4:Radon Interview
· 5:Ovarian Psycos


Subscriptions
New Subscriptions
Renewal
Stickers and Buttons
The NEW "Because We're Fuckin' Classy" Koozie


Big Crux, Ponchito LP
Razorcake #82
Razorcake #81
Razorcake Ouija Slip Mat
Nights and Days in a Dark Carnival by Craven Rock


Can't find Razorcake at your favorite store? Lend us a hand and we'll send you a free issue.



Razorcake will send you one free issue if you ask your librarian if they would carry Razorcake in their stacks. (This offer is good for both traditional libraries and independent libraries.) To get the free issue, you must send us the librarian's name and email and the library's postal address. We will then contact them directly and donate a subscription to them. U.S. libraries only, due to postage.

Subscribe Today

GRABASS CHARLESTONS:
The Greatest Story Ever Hula’d: CD
Sounds more or less like a punk-basement version of the first Rites of Spring album (which, now that i think about it, is the only Rites of Spring album) (and which is curious, as one would have previously assumed that the Rites of Spring album was its own punk-basement version), with a few scattered punk-basement Hüsker Jünior (“Hüsker Jü?”)-isms as some manner of yeomanly garnish. And, while there are a couple of cool lyrical moments here and there (“Breaking bottles in the streets/’til the coppers bring the heats,” from “Youth”), overall things are are pretty much in that same muddled and cryptic “i-am-working-out-some-emotional-issues-here” vein as latter-period Connie Dungs, but minus the precision elements that occasionally led me to give Brandon Dung the benefit of the doubt that he was actually singing about something of relevance. The occasional lapses into the merely trite (“Suicide at $8 an Hour” – like every 20-year-old mop jockey in the world hasn’t written this song in their head at one point in time [except for those of us who were 20 year old mop jockeys in the Reagan era, in which case the song was called “Suicide at $4 an Hour”]) don’t affect things much either way. I dunno. When i listen to punk rock, i’m looking for a tribal war-whoop so mighty that the forces of my oppression, including but not limited to the mundanity of my daily existence, are rendered, at least for a time, inert. This CD is more like an annex of additional mundanity. What, i re-boot from this disc in case my existing mundanity files crash? BEST SONG: “Youth” BEST SONG TITLE: “Beer Exile” FANTASTIC AMAZING TRIVIA FACT: Appearing on the cover of Razorcake is no guarantee your album won’t be routed to a fucking prick like myself for review!  –Rev. Norb (No Idea)


Razorcake Podcast Player



·OAK & BONE
·BILLY NO MATES
·GHOST TOWN ELECTRIC / DEFENDING THE KINGDOM
·NEVER ENOUGH
·ALL THINGS END
·GIBBONS, THE
·DRYHEAVERS, LOS
·RIBZY
·Punk in London: DVD


Black and Red Eye



 Printer Friendly Printer Friendly

 Send to a Friend Send to a Friend



If you live in the Los Angeles area and want to help us out, let us know.



Get monthly notifications of new arrivals and distro and special offers for being part of the Razorcake army.



 
Razorcake/Gorsky Press, Inc.
PO Box 42129
Los Angeles, CA 90042

Except for reviews, which appear in both, the
contents of the Razorcake website are completely
different from the contents of Razorcake Fanzine.

© 2001-2011 Razorcake/Gorsky Press, Inc. Privacy Policy

Razorcake.org is made possible in part by grants from
the City of Los Angeles, Department
of Cultural Affairs and is supported
by the Los Angeles County Board of
Supervisors through the Los Angeles
Arts Commission.
Department of Cultural AffairsLos Angeles County Arts Commission


Web site engine code is Copyright © 2003 by PHP-Nuke. All Rights Reserved. PHP-Nuke is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL license.