Razorcake #54 from 2010, featuring Young Offenders, Dead Milkmen, Death Crisis, Dark Ages, and The Lumberjack Mordam Music Group Debacle part II

Razorcake #54

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Cover by Lauren Measure (http://www.laurendenitzio.com/)
Cover photo by Mike Martin (http://www.michaelmartin.com/)

Young Offenders: Interview by Todd Taylor and Floyd. What happens when you manage to age gracefully, without all the lame parts? You get a band like this, that sounds like equal parts early/’70s punk and more complex, mature indie rock. We’ve never been anxious to go to the old folks home. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDKbSTRZ1-c)

Dead Milkmen:
Interview by Justin Telephone. The legendary joke punk band is back, and talks about their past, future plans, and Rocky. (http://www.deadmilkmen.com/)

Death Crisis:
Interview by Matt Average. Seriously pissed-off hardcore. Apathetic populations inspire good songs, apparently. (https://deathcrisis.bandcamp.com/)

Dark Ages:
Interview by Daryl Gussin. Solid throwback hardcore from the Midwest. Even better, they appreciate fireflies. (https://sorrystaterecords.bandcamp.com/album/can-america-survive)

The Lumberjack Mordam Music Group Debacle part II:
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 II of II.

Liz O. knows a thing or two about friendship… and goth clubs.

Jim Ruland
reflects on the past.

Maddy Tight Pants might very well move to Ukraine.

Ben Snakepit presents the Festies.

Mitch Clem
has a depressing resume.

Gary Hornberger
had a Christmas miracle!

Rev. Nørb is critical of parades.

Art Fuentes has been spending a lot of time in front of the computer.

The Rhythm Chicken
is still pro-parade.

Designated Dale
is launching the REAL war of Christmas (and life in general).

Kiyoshi Nakazawa
is unlucky in love.

Nardwuar
interviews Daniel Johnston

Sean Carswell is a professor of LIFE.

And more than enough reviews to get you started in the new decade.

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