Razorcake #53 from 2009, featuring RVIVR, NoBunny, Good Luck, Artcore Fanzine, The Lumberjack Mordam Music Group Debacle part I

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Cover artwork by Craig Ibarra, http://www.craigibarra.com/CI_profile.html

RVIVR: Interview by Dave Brainwreck. They’re more concerned with DIY, dual vocal pop punk, more indirectly than straight out of Olympia. (http://rumbletowne.com/)

NoBunny:
Interview by Billups Allen. This enigma of an animal creates great vintage-inspired rock’n’roll, as we try to really find out the story of the man behind the mask. (https://www.facebook.com/THENOBUNNY/)

Good Luck:
Interview by Tyler Sonnichsen. Often separately labeled indie rock, punk, and pop punk, this Bloomington trio actually manages to blend all three together. Quite well. (https://wearegoodluck.bandcamp.com/)

Artcore Fanzine:
Interview by Matt Average. One of the world’s oldest punk rock and hardcore fanzines, Welly has been ripping the shit out of some of your favorite bands for years. (http://www.artcorefanzine.co.uk/)

The Lumberjack Mordam Music Group Debacle part I:
Article by Todd Taylor. An in-depth look at the history of these two distributors’ merger, with an indirect comparison to the state of the “industry” side of music today. Part I of II.

Liz O. is a fan of fantasy, imagination, and, presumably, whimsy.

Jim Ruland
is kind of lucky to be alive.

Maddy Tight Pants figures out what UFOs and chess have in common.

Amy Adoyzie really just wants to dance.

Ben Snakepit draws a nice, cool michelada.

Rev. Nørb needs some different pills.

Art Fuentes draws kids saying the darndest things.

The Rhythm Chicken
may technically be tuna?

Designated Dale
has given at least one Ramones quiz for each of their albums.

Kiyoshi Nakazawa
finishes teaching the secret of farting on people.

Nardwuar
talks hip hop with Nas.

Sean Carswell loves the ukulele.

And more than enough reviews to get you through the cold nights this holiday season.

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