Tag Archives: Lorien Lamarr

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column—Jukebox Romantics

There’s no denying the influence The Bouncing Souls had on The Jukebox Romantics, so filling the tiny bar in Jersey with Souls fans fresh from a celebratory show sparked a perfect storm of pogoing and fast but light-hearted punk.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column—Abertooth Lincoln

I was already excited to see antifascist anti-white supremacist screaming, so when Abertooth Lincoln got on stage and looked like Seven of Nine from Stark Trek with their backing band as most of the cast of “Reno 911!”, I knew I had underestimated them, despite having high expectations to begin with.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – Pity Party

Pity Party writes bummer punk as far as you know…. Why? Doesn’t it look like a downer?

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – Ramona


The first time I saw Ramona they joked that they were more than a just a meme-sharing group of friends; they also had sick tracksuits. That’s the kind of attitude I want from my pop punk: self aware with a sense of humor.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – Zeta


The members of Zeta are from Venezuela and have applied for permanent U.S. residency after touring in the United States for the last two years. . If you want to show your support for keeping this inspiring and hardworking band together, you can sign the petition on change.org.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – GILT


Equal parts ennui and blind rage. GILT makes me feel less alone in my anger. They express some of these feelings better than I’ve been able to put into words myself.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – The Penske File

Lorien Lamarr - The Penske File

The Penske File delivers a raw energy that inspires crowds to behave like raucous idiots. At one point a crowd surfer dove off the side stage during a song break—to no music.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – Jabber

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column - Jabber

I love a basement party, but I love a basement party all that much more when I get to sing the Spice Girls with Jabber. They are about bringing together all the fun things they enjoy, mixing them together, and then sharing the result with all their friends.

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column – MakeWar

Lorien Lamarr Photo Column - MakeWar

MakeWar play gut-wrenchingly heartfelt anthemic punk and will occasionally throw inflatable whales at you.

Antarctigo Vespucci, Katie Ellen, and Alex Silva, By Will Malkus

A night of friendship and magic with old friends at Songbyrd Record Café and Music House in Washington, DC.