Top 5s from Issue #81: Top 5 Songs to Sing to a Pug While Replacing the World 'Love' with 'Pug'

Sep 01, 2014

(glitched cover by candice/infinity-machine)

Alanna Why
Top Five Bands I Saw at Ottawa Explosion Weekend
1. Protomartyr
2. TV Freaks
3. The White Wires
4. Pookie & The Poodlez
5. Tweens

Andy Garcia
1. Egrets Of Ergot, ‎Wimberly’s Shortcomings 7”
2. Moira Scar, live
3. Punk in AfricaDVD
4. Institute 12”
5. The Coathangers, Suck My Shirt

Aphid Peewit
• OFF!, Wasted Years CD
The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology, Slavoj Zizek DVD
Historia Discordia by Adam Gorightly (book)
If This Isn’t Nice, What Is? by Kurt Vonnegut (book)
Animate Earth, Stephan Harding DVD

Art Ettinger
• Who Killed Spikey Jacket?, Beerstorm Trooper 7”EP
• Hellstomper, One Take, Motherfuckers LP
• Todd Congelliere, Wrong Side LP
• The Meatmen, Savage Sagas LP
• IronCity Hooligans, Armored Saints 12”EP

Camylle Reynolds
Top 5 New LPs on Rotation in Mi Casa
1. Perfect Pussy, Say Yes to Love
2. Yi, Crying
3. Brain F≠, Empty Set
4. Good Throb, Fuck Off
5. Protomartyr, Under Color of Official Right

Cassie Sneider
Top 5 Songs to Sing to a Pug While Replacing the Word “Love” with “Pug”
1. “I Want to Know What [Pug] Is” by Foreigner
2. “Cradle of [Pug]” by Billy Idol
3. “Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout [Pug]” by Van Halen
4. “What’s [Pug] Got to Do with It” by Tina Turner
5. “Modern [Pug]” by David Bowie

Chad Williams
1. No Problem, Already Dead LP
2. Battle Ruins, Battle Ruins LP
3. Proxy, Slow Suicide 7”
4. Enabler, La Fin Absolue Du Monde LP
5. Rough Kids, The State I’m In LP

Chris Terry
1. Skull Practitioners cassette
2. The Distillers, Coral Fang LP
3. Freeway & Girl Talk, Broken Ankles digital EP
4. As You Were, Vol. 3 (Comic)
5. Short story “Real Skater Music” on

Christina Zamora
Top 5 Funnest Shows I’ve Been to Or Thrown Since Moving to the PNW (Longview, WA).
1. Pixies / BestCoast (Portland)
2. Against Me! / Laura Stevenson / Cheap Girls (Portland)
3. Plow United / Tight Bros / Divers / The Lolligaggers / Dead Giveaways (Longview)
4. Masked Intruder / Elway / Sam Russo / The Bloodtypes (Longview)
5. Dead Bars / Pageripper / The Lolligaggers (Longview)

Craven Rock
1. R.I.P Maya Angelou, Scott Asheton, Dave Brockie AKA Oderus Urungus. Y’all meant a lot to me!
2. American Splendor by Harvey Pekar (book)
3. Zero Fade by Chris L. Terry (book)
4. Seeing Inly at The Sunset before walking down the street to be floored by Shabazz Palaces at The Tractor.
5. Shark Pact, Cancers, Dogjaw, Iron Chic at Flophouse in Olympia

Daryl Gussin
• Future Virgins, “LateRepublic” b/w “Centre” 7”
• Sonic Avenues, Mistakes LP
• Radioactivity, live at VLHS
• DFMK, live at Pehrspace, tie with Foster Body, live at the Wulf Den

Designated Dale
1. The Wedding Banned playing at Kyle and Elizabeth McCarthy’s wedding 5/25/14. The couple that rocks onstage together stays together! Congrats again, you two!
2. Hanging out Blue Island style with Chicago homeslices Little Dave and Lyndsey Merriman. The power of the Maple Leaf Inn and Rock Island Public House compels you!
3. SNFU at 333 Live downtown L.A. on 5/26/14. Still bringing it after all these years and a real class act to play with. Some bands should take an example from these cats.
4. Manic Hispanic at Alex’s Bar on 6/13/14. Yes, they continue rock as much as they make me laugh. Gacho!
5. My skull winning the fight against my truck’s back window without a drop of blood spared. Talk about being a hard-headed motherfucker.

Eric Baskauskas
• Fucked Up, Glass Boys
• White Lung, Deep Fantasy
• Pelican, live at The Owl, Chicago, 5/19/2014
• Dante’s Pizza, Chicago
• Fucked Up, Glass Boys (Slow Version)

Indiana Laub
Top 5 Sets from the Hi Ho Silver, Away! Midwest Tour
• Bat Manors in Provo, UT
• Vyvyan in Bloomington, IN
• Arsenals in St. Louis, MO
• Happy Birthdayy in Oklahoma City, OK
• Bread Club in San Jose, CA

Jamie Rotante
Soundtrack for Your Next Family BBQ
1. “Beach Party Vietnam” by Dead Milkmen
2. “Motherfucker” by Dwarves
3. “Fuck People” by OFF!
4. “Born of Man and Woman” by Night Birds
5. “Walkin’ on the Sun” by Smash Mouth

Jennifer Federico
Top 5 Songs that Make My Insides Hurt a Little
• “Tough to Breathe” by No More Art
• “Alone Again Or” by The Damned
• “Allvar” by Vånna Inget
• “Nothing You Could Say” by Big Eyes
• “Throwaway” by Synthetic ID

Jim Ruland
• Mind Spiders writing a song for the book trailer to my new novel Forest of Fortune
Deep Ellum by Brandon Hobson from Calamari Press
• Mellow Pages Library in Bushwick
• Baby Metal, Baby Metal
• OFF!, Wasted Years

John Mule
1. Foster Body at The Wulf Den
2. Night Birds at The Observatory
3. The used CD bin at Lovell’s Records, Whittier
4. Rile 9 Collective (L.A. oi!)
5. Razorcake World Cup Pool, 2014 (Come ooooon, Ecuador!)

Juan Espinosa
• Night Birds, Rough Kids, Neighborhood Brats, Catholic Spit, Rayos X live at East 7th, Los Angeles
• Sexdrome, live at Los Globos, Silverlake 
• Various Artists, Influence: Tribute to Big Boys LP
• Sad Boys, Cry Now Cry Later 7”
• Blazing Eye, New York’s Alright cassette

Kevin Dunn
1. Flesh Wounds, “Bitter Boy” 7”
2. Unwelcome Guests, Wavering
3. The Fur Coats, The League of Extraordinary Octopuses
4. Nightmare Boyzzz, Bad Patterns
5. Needles//Pins, Shamebirds

Kurt Morris
1. Strand Of Oaks, Heal
2. Misery Index, The Killing Gods
3. The Creeps, Eulogies
4. John Coltrane, Blue Train
5. Slayer (everything)

Lauren Measure
Top 5 Bands I’m Psyched on Right Now
1. Priests
2. Infinity Hotel
3. All Dogs
4. Adult Dude
5. Downtown Boys

Lisa Weiss
World Cup Fever!
• Brazil: Abuso Sonoro, Revolte-se!!! 7”
• Italy: Negazione, Lo Spiritu Continua LP
• Colombia: La Pestilencia, Balistica CD
• England: Leatherface, Horsebox LP
• Japan: Forward, Burn Down the Corrupted Justice LP

Mark Twistworthy
• Fire Retarded, Scroggs Manor LP
• Unholy Two, Talk about Hardcore LP
• Watery Love, Decorative Feeling LP
• Zig-Zags, Self-titled LP

Matt Average
• Suburban Mutilation, The Opera Ain’t Over Til The Fat Lady Sings CD
• Verbal Abuse, Just an American Band LP
• T. Rex, The Slider LP
• Big Boys, Lullabies Help the Brain Grow LP
• Skeppet, Phase 3 LP

Matt Seward
Top 5 Oppressive Southern Heat and Humidity Summer Jams
5. Planes Mistaken For Stars / Hawks And Doves
4. Avail
3. Big Boys
2. Chuck Ragan and/or Chris Wollard
1. Fat Possum’s Recorded by George Mitchell series

Mike Faloon
1. Baseball Project, 3rdLP
2. Guided By Voices, Motivational Jumpsuit LP
3. Lisa Mezzacappa’s Bait & Switch, Comeuppance CD
4. Night Birds, Monster Surf 7”EP
5. Safes, Record Heat LP

Mike Frame
1. Bob Mould, Beauty & Ruin CD
2. Bob Mould, The Silver Age CD
3. The Coup, entire catalog celebrated
4. Paul Westerberg, Eventually LP
5. Dan Baird, entire catalog celebrated

Naked Rob
Terrible Tuesday Radio Show, San Francisco
1. Roy And The Devil’s Motorcycle, Tino Frozen Angel CD (Swiss dirty garage blues folk trash)
2. Beige Eagle Boys, You’re Gonna Get Yours LP (Detroit noise-rock)
3. Blackwülf, Mind Traveler LP (San Francisco rock’n’roll)
4. Permanent Ruin, San Jose 7” (San Jose hardcore)
5. Condominium, Thug 7” (Twin Cities hardcore)

Nardwuar the Human Serviette
1. Ripple Rock Fanzine, amazingness from Finland!
2. MFC, Chicken CD, Canadian in the U.K. making incredible “Northwest
Flavored” rock’n’roll!
3. The Dishrags, Three LP, comp of Vancouver’s first all-girl punk
band’s material!
4. Needles//Pins, Shamebirds LP, Vancouver represent!
5.—super blog filled with garage goodness!

Top 5 Reasons I Am Excited for Summer
• Nobodys at Awesome Fest
• Quitting my pizza delivery job
• Neighborhood Brats in Saint Louis
• Outdoor Activities
• Playing at Awesome Fest

Paul Silver
1. Radioactivity and Suspicious Beasts at Tower Bar, San Diego, and VLHS
2. Zero Boys and Neighborhood Brats at Soda Bar, San Diego
3. Masked Intruder, M.I. LP
4. DFMK and White Murder at The Shakedown Bar, San Diego
5. Beach Slang, Who Would Ever Want Anything So Broken EP 

Replay Dave
• War On Drugs, Lost in the Dream
• Cheap Girls, Famous Graves
• Moonraker, The Age of Light 10”
• Floor, Oblation
• Gateway District, Partial Traces

Rev. Nørb
• Various Artists, Radio Ready Wisconsin LP
• Thee Mighty Fevers / Morbeats, Weird Affairs and Teengeneration Accidents, Split 7”
• Antiseen / Meatmen, The Tribute with Two Heads, Split 7”
• Meatmen, Savage Sagas of the Meatmen CD
• Sorrows, Good Times Bad Times LP

Rich Cocksedge
• The Fur Coats, The League of Extraordinary Octopuses LP
• 7 Seconds, Leave a Light On LP
• Only Crime, Pursuance LP
• Earth Girls, Wrong Side of History 7”
• The Chantey Hook, Underground 7”

Ryan Nichols
1. Getting my AA
2. Missing my Razorcake record review deadline because of #1
3. Nothing Can Hurt Me (Big Star documentary)
4. Reigning Sound, TimeBomb High School
5. Dax Riggs, acoustic at Monty Bar

Sal Lucci
1. LIVE FAST DIE, Hit Stains LP
2. Ausmuteants, Self-titled LP
3. Lumpy And The Dumpers, Demos 7”
4. Pagans, What’s This Shit? 1977/1979 LP
5. Thee Mighty Fevers, Fuck’n Great R’n’R LP

Sean Arenas
• Hard Girls, A Thousand Surfaces LP
• Los GatosNegros, Self-titled LP
• Vånna Inget, Ingen Botten LP
• Colossal Wrecks, Waste the Moments LP
• Muuy Biien, D.Y.I. LP

Sean Koepenick
Best Punk Covers of Songs by The Smiths
1. “Ask” by Vacation
2. “What Difference Does It Make?” by Face To Face
3. “London” by Down By Law
4. “How Soon Is Now?” by The Meatmen
5. “Panic” by The Business

Toby Tober
Top 5 Movies I Have Enjoyed Recently
1. Jodorowsky’s Dune
2. Wrinkles
3. Axe Cop (series)
4. The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema
5. The 99%: Occupy Everywhere

Todd Taylor
• Future Virgins, “Late Republic” b/w “Centre” 7”
• Radioactivity, Suspicious Beasts, Steppe People, Spokenest, live at VLHS
• DFMK, Summer Vacation, Handski, live at Pehrspace
• Three-way tie for zinesters in books: Truckface Anthology Volume 2, Masque of Infamy by Kelly Dessaint, As You Were: A Punk Comix Anthology

Tommy Vandervort
1. Hospital Job, Downer Downer Downer LP
2. Hysterese, Self-titled LP
3. Beach Slang, Who Would Want Anything So Broken? EP
4. Occult Detective Club, Alright Gentlemen 7”
5. Angry and Anxious (Podcast with Ryan Young and friends)