Confessions of a Teenage Christian Metalcore Superfan
It’s tough to overstate the genre’s role in the life of a socially and sexually anxious white Evangelical male teen.
Filming Mario Diaz, the Man Behind The Cock
In the aftermath of the AIDS crisis, Mario Diaz brought sex-positivity back to New York's gay scene with his club, The Dick. Now, documentary filmmaker Jon Bush is immortalising Diaz's party life on film in Club King.
Censorship and Piracy Are Threatening the Future of Beijing's Indie Rock Scene
Local hype band Nova Heart tell us how a DIY attitude could help navigate the shitstorm.
A Love Letter To Myspace, the Social Network Where Music and Identity Intertwined
It was an era of top-down selfies, black-rimmed eyes, snake bite piercings, and Aiden t-shirts.
UK Rock Was Bigger Than Pop This Year, so Why Is It Still Being Treated as Niche?
I realised at Bring Me The Horizon's Wembley gig, that whether you like it or not change is happening.
The Internet Is Killing the Warped Tour
If kids have the internet and EDM, do they really need punk rock?
Did The Internet Kill Musical Stereotypes?
Or did recyclable blogs kill any kind of opinion?
As a teenager, Dave Markey documented the LA punk scene surrounding SST Records through his zine, We Got Power, and Super-8 films like Desperate Teenage Lovedolls.
Sittin' On Top Of The World!
My grandmother Arnaluak was born in Greenland in 1933. She grew up in a small arctic Eskimo society with her mom, stepdad, and three older brothers.
Treat Them Like Bitches
Over the past 20 years, although there were a handful of light-in-the-darkness bands, the majority of hardcore groups/kids/zines have been copycat losers, a zillion times removed from the founding principles of the movement.