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Razorcake #68 from 2012, featuring Tenement

Razorcake #68 from 2012, featuring Tenement

Tenement: Interview by Justin Telephone. Wisconsin punk rock that’s equally poppy, heavy and noisy. In the grand tradition of the Descendents, Ergs!, Die Kreuzen, and John Coltrane.

Razorcake #67 from 2012, featuring The Stains

Razorcake #67 from 2012, featuring The Stains

The Stains: Interview by Jimmy Alvarado. Straight up, an oral of one of the godfathers of Los Angeles punk rock. For a band of this caliber, you’d better believe this will be a two parter.

Talkin’ Punk, Politics, and Poetry: D. Boon and Beyond

Talkin’ Punk, Politics, and Poetry: D. Boon and Beyond

The theme will be “Talkin’ Punk Politics and Poetry: D Boon and Beyond,” and it will include a “who’s who” of punk icons from across the country and eras, including: Mike Watt, Ronnie Barnett, Brian Brannon, Chip Kinman , Mish Miller/Bondage, seminal photographer Edward Colver, Jimmy Alvarado, Ben Merlis, Christian Kidd/Arnheiter, and David Jones.

Teenage Alcoholics: Punk Rock in East Los Angeles by Jimmy Alvarado updated and revised 2017

Punk Rock in East Los Angeles by Jimmy Alvarado

I feel it’s important to stress that this was intended to be a primer on East L.A. punk and not a definitive history.