Tag Archives: Daniel Makagon

James Lull’s Journey from Radio Saigon to Hardcore California by Daniel Makagon

James Lull has always been attracted to music that challenges mainstream norms and he was committed to sharing those interests with radio audiences. He circumvented government-approved radio playlists and helped wake up a sleepy beach community.

Joanie Lindstrom’s Loud Rock for Late Risers by Daniel Makagon

Boston has been an important city for punk, hardcore, and indie rock, and the city has also been home to a broad spectrum of radio stations playing alternative music. Joanie Lindstrom discusses the unique qualities of the longest-running punk radio show in the United States.

The Assembly of Gavin Frederick’s “Radio Bomb” by Daniel Makagon

Atlanta once had two large college radio stations that were programming exciting, new independent music. Gavin Frederick explains how he carved out a unique punk radio show within an alternative music landscape.

Chuck Roast’s Punk Rock “Funhouse” by Daniel Makagon

Chuck Roast used his “Funhouse” radio show to help grow the punk rock scene in Houston in the early days of hardcore. The show reflected a desire to challenge listeners and social norms, while constantly under threat of cancellation by KPFT management.

Stephe Perry’s Punk Rock Radio Journey by Daniel Makagon

Stephe Perry has been an important staple in Toronto’s punk rock radio landscape. He has witnessed both positive and negative changes in radio coverage of punk and he has been an important community member who seeks to help people learn about Toronto’s rich hardcore history.

Remembering Fast ‘N’ Loud by Daniel Makagon

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There’s this stigma that punks are fuckups.