Deb Frazin Photo Column—Terminal A

Terminal A opened for Automatic and Egrets On Ergot at The Echo last Monday night, and as usual, they stole the show.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column—Rebuilder

I can’t tell if their energetic stage performance is an inevitable collision they have magically avoided or a well-rehearsed ballet. Either way, it’s entertaining and sort of wild, but earnest. That’s an accurate description of the sound as well, so accidental or not, it’s genuine.

Interview Podcast with Chris L. Terry, by Todd Taylor and Rene Navarro

Chris L. Terry’s Black Card is a novel about race in America that’s serious and unflinching while remaining tender and funny. It’s a novel about compassion and anger, hip hop and punk, cops and young black men. At its core, Black Card is a book driven by the search for identity.

Emma Alice Johnson Interview by Michael T. Fournier

Welcome to the second installment of Paging All Punks, in which I talk to writers about their connection with punk rock. I met Emma Alice Johnson in her hometown of Minneapolis a few years ago. Emma’s work is weird—so weird, in fact, that I didn’t have a frame of reference for her writing.

Webcomic Wednesdays #390 by Mikie Manzer

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Top 5s from Razorcake 111 featuring: Amyl And The Sniffers, Steve Adamyk, Hidden Spots, The Fleshies, Soul Glo, Briefs, L7

Deb Frazin Photo Column—Death Valley Girls

Death Valley Girls are back with their killer new single “Dream Cleaver,” and their U.S. tour kicks off on August 8. Don’t make the mistake of missing them when they come through your town. Their live shows are always phenomenal!

Anthony Mehlhaff Photo Column—Fight It Out

Fight It Out pushing and shoving with hostel kids at The 5 Star Bar. Powerviolence makes the world go round: A Japanese throwdown in the streets of DTLA.

Razorcake Podcast #653 with Ska Phase

Ska Phase is three punks discussing their love for one of the most maligned and under appreciated genres associated with punk: ska.

The Interconnected Worlds of “Pather Panchali” and “Roma” by James Rosario

Decades apart and thousands of miles away from each other, two directors made rich, complex films that prove we are all connected by recurring themes despite language barriers, time, or borders.