Razorcake issue 101 Top 5s: Worriers, Propagandhi, Xetas, Dopamines, Sacrificio, Limp Wrist

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Razorcake issue 101 Top 5s

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Alicia Armijo
Top Five Songs from LCD Soundsystem’s New Album, American Dream.
1. “Oh Baby”
2. “Emotional Haircut”
3. “I Used To”
4. “Tonite”
5. “American Dream”

Andy Garcia
1. Nick Cave: Mercy on Me by Reinhard Kleist (book)
2. Devo, RecomboDNA 4 x LP
3. Strangers, The Mad CS
4. Abe García, In No Particular Order Vol. II
5. Stiff Love, For the Whole Family CS

Art Ettinger
• Playoff Beard, Fun Is Fun LP
Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker (movie)
• The Templars, Deus Vult LP
• City Mouse, Get Right LP
Turn It Around: The History of East Bay Punk (movie)

Becky Rodriguez
1. Razorcake 100th Issue
2. Razorcake 100th Issue show at Cafe NELA
3. New Vans
4. My sewing machine
5. Running

Bianca
Top Five Times I’ve Felt Alive This Summer/Early Autumn
1. Walking around at the SFV Zine Fest, seeing friends and talking to tablers I’d never met
2. Reading Stacy Russo’s collection of interviews with SoCal punk ladies of the 1970s and ‘80s, “We Were Going to Change the World”
3. Reaching the top of Bunsen Peak in Yellowstone with some friends, taking in the incredible view, and like, twenty minutes later, finally catching my breath
4. Watching Royal Headache at the Regent in July
5. Jogging/mostly walking to the new Downtown Boys album

Bill Pinkel
• Seeing Jawbreaker live in Chicago and being reminded how much that band means to me.
Don’t Break Down: A Film about Jawbreaker screening at the Vista
• Sheer Mag and Tenement, live at the Hi Hat
• The Chinchees, Self-titled LP
• Propagandhi, Victory Lap LP

Billy Kostka
• Dendo Marionette LP
• Vomit Pigs, Useless Eaters
• The Cowboy LP
• All of the Homostupids releases
• Nervous Gender, Music from Hell

Candace Hansen
My Top 5 Skateboarding Accounts on Instagram Right Now
• @laceybaker
• @unityskateboarding
• @technopagan420
• @asloboh123
• @programme

Chad Williams
1. Propagandhi, Victory Lap LP
2. The Lillingtons, Stella Sapiente LP
3. Exit Order, Seed of Hysteria LP
4. Sciatic Nerve, Self-titled LP
5. The Bronx, (V) LP


Chris Mason
1. Limp Wrist, Facades LP
2. Lithics, Borrowed Floors LP
3. Mr. Wrong, Babes in Boyland LP
4. Public Eye, Relaxing Favorites LP
5. Sievehead, Worthless Soul LP

Chris Terry
• Dame, Self-titled 7”
• Limp Wrist, Facades LP
• Modern Convenience, What U? 7”
• Rubber Mate, Cha Boi/Hog Tied 7”
• Howard Owen, Oregon Hill (novel)

Clara Luci Acosta
• Odd Robot, A Late Night Panic
• Sciatic Nerve, Self-titled
• The Newports, That’s Fine
• Against Me! pre/after party with Toys That Kill
• Caskitt in general

Craven Rock
1. Hitchhiking to see the eclipse with Anna
2. Secret bay of sea lions Anna and I found hitchhiking Hwy 1, Oregon
3. The Mercy of the Tide by Keith Rosson (book)
4. A Raging Forest, Dearly Departed, Tobias The Owl, Animals Of Grace at Heartthrob
5. The Journal of Albion Moonlight by Kenneth Patchen (book)

Cynthia Pinedo
5 Albums on Heavy Rotation in 2017
1. Worriers, Survival Pop
2. SOAR, Dark/Gold
3. Aye Nako, Silver Haze
4. Brett Vee, Real Soon
5. Paramore, After Laughter

Daryl Gussin
• Xetas, The Tower LP
• Xetas, The Redeemer LP
• Dark/Light, Kill Some Time LP
• Worriers, Survival Pop LP and live
• PHAG, live

Eden Kittiver
1. Propagandhi, Victory Lap
2. Iron Chic, You Can’t Stay Here
3. Dancing with all my friends at Characters for Western Settings, Squarecrow, Reunions, and Baron Bandini
4. Sports / Plush, Split EP
5. Seeing Sheer Mag at the Hi Hat

Eric Baskauskas
Top 5 Tom Petty Memories
1. Hearing Full Moon Fever in my dad’s car at age six and realizing that music was a thing that maybe meant something to me
2. Hearing “American Girl” on the radio, liking it, and then finding out that the same dude who made that other stuff made this too
3. Watching, recording, and re-watching the Tom Petty music video marathon on VH1
4. Having at least two copies of Pack Up the Plantation Live die in the tape deck
5. Teaching myself drums at age twenty-five by playing along with Full Moon Fever

Jim Woster
Top 5 Books I’ve Bought at Dollar Tree
5. Lemons Don’t Lie by Richard Stark
4. Pinkerton’s Great Detective by Beau Riffenburgh
3. Point Omega by Don DeLillo
2. Going Clear by Lawrence Wright
1. Rivers by Michael Farris Smith (A dystopian novel set on the Gulf Coast where storms never stop and which the government has abandoned)

Juan Espinosa
• Mala Leche 7”
• Tenement, The Self-titled Album 12”
• The Nurse, Discography 1983-1984 LP
• Various Artists, Tomorrow Will be Worse Vol. 2 LP (2000 release revisited)
• Sacrificio, Pulidores de Tumbas LP

Kayla Greet
Mercy of the Tide by Keith Rosson (book)
• Downtown Boys, Criminal Code, My Parade at Vera Project with Toby Tober
• Interviewing Andrew W.K. for my pinball podcast and A.W.K., live at Neumos
• 33 1/3: I Get Wet by Phillip Crandall
• Ramona (last Seattle show), Listen Lady (RIP), Choke The Pope, Pity Party, Ease, Anxious Arms at Black Lodge and Victory Lounge
• Terrible Feelings, Tremors

Kevin Dunn
1. Riot Fest 2017
2. Blondie, Pollinator LP
3. Zatopeks, Ain’t Nobody Left But Us LP
4. Dopamines, Tales of Interest LP
5. Worriers, Survival Pop LP

Kurt Morris
1. D Hunter mystery series by Nelson George (books)
2. Propagandhi, Victory Lap
3. Camp Cope, Audiotree Live
4. Unsane, Sterilize
5. Exit Order, Seed of Hysteria

MariNaomi
1. My new podcast with Myriam Gurba: Ask Bi Grlz!
2. Myriam’s hilarious memoir, MEAN
3. Talented friends who want to do podcasts with you
4. I hate my voice but I’m doing it anyway
5. IDGAF if we fail

Mark Twistworthy
• The Gotobeds, Fucking in the Future +5 LP
• Brix And The Extricated, Part 2 LP
• Proto Idiot, Leisure Opportunity LP
• Bear Trade, Silent Unspeakable LP
• Exhalants, demo

Megan Razzetti
1. Hot Water Music, Light It Up LP
2. Iron Chic, You Can’t Stay Here
3. James Bowman’s backup vocals in all my favorite Against Me! songs.
4. Seeing De La Soul perform with Gorillaz at The Forum thanks to my brother John.
5. Back-to-back nights of seeing Against Me!, Bleached, and The Dirty Nil with some of my favorite people.

Michael T. Fournier
The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Cometbus #58
• Worriers, Survival Pop LP
• The Effects, Eyes to the Light LP
• Protomartyr, Relatives in Descent LP and live at Middle East downstairs, Cambridge MA 9/14/2017

Mike Faloon
1. Banditos, Visionland LP
2. Buddy Holly, 20 Golden Greats LP
3. Stephan Crump, Rhombal LP
4. Man Forever, Play What They Want LP
5. Rev. Nørb, Fear of a Nørb Planet (book)

Mike Frame
• Midnite Snaxxx, Chew On This LP
• Pagans, entire catalog
• Puke, Spit, & Guts, Eat Hot Lead LP reissue
• Neil Young, entire catalog
• Mike Hudson, Unmedicated CD

Nighthawk
• The Copyrights, Fuck You, Idiot, Bad Taste, live in Carbondale, Ill. (Eclipse weekend)
• Lost Balloons, live in Chicago
• Stiff Little Fingers, live in Chicago
• The Vibrators (Final U.S. Tour), live in Chicago
• Cubs losing in the playoffs

Paul Silver
1. Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk documentary film
2. Choke Up, Stormy Blue LP
3. Against Me!, Bleached, and The Dirty Nil at The Observatory North Park, San Diego
4. Success, Reunions, The Dodges, Allweather at The Ken Club, San Diego
5. Oh! Gunquit, Lightning Likes Me LP

Rene Navarro
1. Going to a record store. Go outside, you’ll feel better.
2. Daydreaming about how rad the 100th issue show is gonna be.
3. Finally considering myself a social worker.
4. Being a DJ for Razorcake at Footsies in L.A. Come kick it!
5. The squirrel that was kind of our friend for two days. Come back!

Replay Dave
1. UVTV, Go Away 7”
2. Rot In Coffins, live
3. Dead Milkmen, Big Lizard in My Backyard re-issue
4. UVTV, Go Away 7” played at 33 1/3 instead of 45
5. Bite Marks, live

Rev Nørb
• Liquids, Hot Liqs LP
• Indonesian Junk, Stars in the Night LP
• Skip Church, Out of Tune, In Touch with Satan LP
• Ramones, Leave Home (40th Anniversary Edition) box set
• Frank Portman, King Dork Approximately (book)

Rich Cocksedge
• Wild Animals, Little Baby Sharks live at The Exchange, Bristol, U.K., 09/03/17
• Radium Grrrls, Pro Choice 7”
• DS-13 Umeå Hardcore Forever, Forever Umeå Hardcore 2 x LP
• Acrylics, “Structure” b/w “Gluttony” 7”
• Shellac, live at The Fleece, Bristol, U.K. 10/07/17

Sal Lucci
• Mick Trouble, It’s The Mick Trouble EP 7”
• Link Wray reissue LPs
• Nosferatu, live. I’m not typically a fan of hardcore, but these kids were a ball of fire, from first note to last.
• Rik And The Pigs, live
Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic (book)

Sean Arenas
• Various Artists, I Hate My Fucking Band: A Japanese Tribute to M.O.T.O. CD
• Razorcake #100 Celebration reading at Avenue 50 Studio
• Interviewing the great Udo Kier at Beyond Fest
• Creep 2 by Patrick Brice (movie)
• Ultra Violent #12 (Thanks, Art!)

Sean Koepenick
Grant Hart, RIP
1. “Wheels”
2. “She Floated Away”
3. “2541”
4. “Evergreen Memorial Drive”
5. “Admiral of the Sea”

Theresa Warburton
1. Propagandhi, Victory Lap
2. Chris Hannah’s Final Conflict T-shirt
3. Sulynn Hago
4. “Single Moms to the Front”
5. Propagandhi, Victory Lap

Toby Tober
Top 5 Movies I Have Recently Enjoyed
1. Some Freaks
2. I, Daniel Blake
3. Wind River
4. Brigsby Bear
5. Dave Made a Maze

Todd Taylor
• Xetas, The Tower LP
• Pine Hill Haints, Smoke LP
• Worriers, Survival Pop LP
• Three way book tie: The Sellout by Paul Beatty, Turning Japanese by MariNaomi, Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
• Limp Wrist, Facades LP
• Küken, Self-titled LP

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