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Contemplating the Heavens with VHK's Atilla Grandpierre

Decked out in robes and war paint, Atilla howls with profound fury and joy while whipping himself into a shamanistic frenzy. Comparatively speaking, his shamanic punk band VHK makes Gogol Bordello seem about as intense as a middle-school production of...
Jordan N. Mamone
11.26.13
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Live Skull, Dead Body

Seeing as all of their songs on Spotify have a little "less than 1000 plays" symbol next to them, chances are you haven’t listened to much Live Skull. They were the best of the New York no-wave psychos, and they've aged better than Hungarian dessert...
Jordan N. Mamone
10.25.13
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Metal's Lost Survivalist Endeavors of the 1990s - Volume 1: Helloween

It's common knowledge that several forms of metal weathered a serious beating at the hands of 90s alt-rock, with hair-metal forced into a well-deserved dirt-nap. The adaptive gestures executed by many of these bands constitutes a collective phenomenon...
Andrew Earles
6.12.13
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Vinyl and Ebay: A Fascinating Relationship (Volume Two)

At some point last year, an acquaintance made me aware of RecordFlipper, a blog that aims to serve as an investment tip sheet for the release and future release of hyperlimited vinyl titles. I decided to interview one of the main flippers about it.
Andrew Earles
2.27.13
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Best Musical Questions for the 21st Century—Kim Fowley Interviews Chris Darrow

In this revelatory meeting of the minds: two visionaries converge as Kim Fowley quizzes longtime friend Chris Darrow providing a music history lesson and questions galore that run the gamut from Facebook, drug use, alcohol, and fast food.
Intro by Brad Cohan
2.19.13
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Bringing in the String Section with Mars' Mark Cunningham

Mars never made a bad album. In fact, during its fleeting, 36-month lifespan, the NYC no wave combo never made any kind of album.
Jordan N. Mamone
1.22.13
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The F***s to S***s Ratio

Two give-a-shits strains the threshold of tolerability. Beyond two shits is technically mental illness. That’s where you care so much about what you’re doing, you can’t even handle being a human being. This is where you kick somebody’s teeth in for...
Ben Johnson
12.18.12
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The Secret Sin of Mark Driscoll

Here are the tracks which Mark Driscoll has been allowing to seep into his gel-soaked, faux-hawked-like-a-third-grader, hair, then down into his hard, NASA hard, skull.
Jeffrey Ellinger
12.4.12
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Straight White Guys, Just Stop It

How about this, if you had to sing the song you're thinking of covering in front of a group of non-white people would you feel comfortable, or uncomfortable?
Jeffrey Ellinger
11.20.12
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Problematic Lyrics Within Ten Pop Songs

Let us not forget that the junior high boys from ten years ago, the ones who commented at Suicide Girls forums and had a kind of sour smell to them, they, too, had a hard time swallowing Bright Eyes lyrics.
Jeffrey Ellinger
11.13.12
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Rocking Your Jock: The Wide World of Sports and Where It Has Intersected With Music

When it comes to pro sports, money doesn’t just “talk” anymore. It $hreds. It also yodel$, jam$, drops phat ba$$ and of course, $pit$ mad flow.
Guion Bentley
11.6.12
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Defending Reggae to White People Who Don’t Like Reggae

To not like reggae based on the five unassailable tenets of Reggae No Thank You is to do the world a disservice. And you've done that enough, Whitey.
Ben Johnson
10.30.12
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