Top 5s from Razorcake 113: The Muffs: RIP Kim Shattuck

Aphid Peewit
• Teenage Bottlerocket, Stay Rad! CD
The Authoritarian Personality, by Theodor Adorno, et al. (book)
Stiv: No Compromise, No Regrets DVD
• Brother Theodore, Fate Conspires with Destiny to Do Me Dirt LP
• Dead Ending, It’s Not What You Believe 7”

Art Ettinger
• Sicko, In the Alternate Timeline LP
• The Subjunctives, Sunshine and Rainbows LP
• Loose Nukes, Behind the Screen 7”
• Jumpstarted Plowhards, Round One LP
• Condemned 84, When They Stick the Knife In 7”

Bill Pinkel
• Ramones, It’s Alive box set
• The Replacements, Dead Man’s Pop box set (goodbye $$$)
• Snuff, There’s a Lot of It About LP
• The Muffs: RIP Kim Shattuck
• Weird Halloween records

Chris Mason
1. Loose Nukes, Behind the Screen 7”
2. The Neutrals, Kebab Disco LP
3. Condor, Singles 2017-2018 LP
4. Cereal Killer, The Beginning and End of Cereal Killer LP
5. Chain Whip, 14 Lashes LP

Chris Terry
• State Drugs, Takings & Leavings LP
• Snuggle!, Holiday Heart 12”
• JPEGMAFIA, All My heroes Are Cornballs LP
• Steph Cha, Your House Will Pay (novel)
• Watching punk movies with my wife while she builds the syllabus for her punk cinema class

Cynthia Pinedo
• Seeing Tegan And Sara at Benaroya Hall in Seattle. It was so intimate and beautiful! 
• The Bad Cop/Bad Cop Show at Alex’s Bar. So much fun!
• Razorcake’s Acoustic Guitars and Emotional Scars event at Book Show. The group singalong was super cute. 
• Playing Mean Jeans, Gigantic Sike nonstop since it came out. 
• Culture Abuse sorta secret quick set at Chewing Foil. 

Daryl Gussin
• Provoke, Still Here 7”
• Kitten Forever live, tie with Lynda Barry talk
• Deep Trench demo
• Charles Albright, Everything Went Charles Albright LP
• Revisiting Born Dead Icons’ Ruins and finding it to be much more melodic than when I first gave it a spin, tie with listening to Ictus’s “Sed de Venganza” really loud!

Dayna Castillo
Top 5 Instagram Accounts
• @razorcakegorsky
• @teeny_tiny_vinyl
• @bookfacemagazine
• @xxxfanzine
• @hecreative

Designated Dale
1. Celebrating ten years of marriage with the fantabulous Yvonne Drazan in Cozumel, Mexico this past October. 
2. Bob Tiltwheel’s informative as it is entertaining podcast (or Bobcast, if you will). Go to and get your listen on, if you haven’t already. 
3. The Vault podcast (finally!) returning online for your streaming pleasure, featuring Jack Grisham and Julia Smut. Oh, the things you’ll hear.
4. Infamous Stiffs. Some past familiar faces who were known for putting the rock in punk rock are back. Hot damn, stay tuned.
5. Riverboat Gamblers and Tiltwheel at the Garden Grove Amphitheater on 8/31/2019. If you didn’t have a smile on your face at this show, you’re probably a common variety joyless fuck.

Eric Baskauskas
• Powerplant, People in the Sun LP
• Loose Nukes, both 7”s
• My new Warthog shirt
• Mini Meltdowns, Destined for Disaster 7”
• Finally realizing that Gary Numan rules

James Spooner
• Material Support, Terror Prone Nation 
This Is Not Berlin (film by Hari Sama)
• Stephan King, On Writing (book)
• Kokoko! live
• Team Dresch is back together!

Jimmy Alvarado
Five Random Muffs Songs That Should’ve Made Them Billionaires
• “Everywhere I Go”
• “Keep Holding Me”
• “I Don’t Like You”
• “My Crazy Afternoon”
• The Blonder and Blonder album in its entirety (hey, my list, my rules)
Thanks Kim, Ronnie, Roy, Melanie, and Chris for being one of the best bands ever to walk the earth.

Juan Espinosa
• Loose Nukes, Behind the Screen 7”
• Fetish, World Eater CD
• Brain Tourniquet 7”
• Condor, Singles 2017-2018 LP
• Hard Skin, Same Meat Different Gravy LP

Kayla Greet
• Lone Wolf, Together Alone
• Sicko, Choke The Pope, Broadway Calls at The Tractor Tavern
• Meeting Elizabeth Warren at Seattle Center
• The Proper Channels, After These Messages
• Seeing Green Day for free with my dad in 2000 at a drive-in theater. RIP John Robert Greet Jr. (1952-2019)

Kevin Dunn
1. So Cow, Do Re Mi So Cow
2. No Sugar, Rock’n’Roll Isn’t Boring, It’s You
3. Jumpstarted Plowhards, Round One
4. Remnants, Bee Sides
5. Colson Whitehead, The Nickel Boys (book)

Kurt Morris
1. Razorcake Podcast #666
2. You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb (book)
3. Fitted, First Fits
4. Dinosaur Jr., I Bet on Sky
5. Snapcase, Progression through Unlearning

Martin Wong
R.I.P. Cafe NELA (2013-2019)
• California, Neko Neko, Schizophonics, Chui Wan, and Birdstriking playing at NELA nights before Save Music in Chinatown gigs
• All the regulars including Gears, Alley Cats, Watt, Saccharine Trust, GDQ, Rikk Agnew Band, Rough Kids, La Tuya, Black Widows, PRV13, Pedal Strike, Rosemary Reyes, Carnage Asada…
• The Tourists at the benefit for Dez, The Blasters at the benefit for Jamie, and most of all the Steinstock shows for Chris
• The ratty old Adolescents shirt behind the bar, mutant hot dog statue in the backyard, and Salvamex restaurant next door.
• What I’ll miss most is going to shows solo knowing I’d see friends and regulars, especially Dave and Deb. It was like Jabberjaw days, but better because now I’m old and appreciate it.

Mike Dumps
Top 5 Fave Records of the Year (2019) So Far
1. Evening Standards, World’s End
2. Laika’s Orbit, Chosen No Ones
3. Moving Targets, Wires
4. Big Nothing, Chris
5. The Figgs, Shady Grove

Mike Faloon
1. Kate Bush, celebrating her entire catalog since reading that great interview with Xetas
2. Hamish Kilgour, Frankelstein LP
3. Piggies, Something to Chew On LP
4. Safes, Winning Combination LP
5. Kamasi Washington, Harmony of Difference LP

Mike Fournier
• Hammered Hulls, Self-titled 7”
• Superiority Burger, New York NY, and The Superiority Burger Cookbook by Brooks Headley.
• Dump Him, Dykes to Watch Out For LP
• Soul Glo, The N in Me Is Me LP
Ken Burns: Country Music

Mike Frame
1. The Hangmen, Cactusville
2. Partial Traces, Low Definition
3. Chris Knight, Almost Daylight
4. Sleater-Kinney, The Center Won’t Hold
5. Weathered Statues, live in Rapid City

Paul Comeau
In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Seeing H2O for the First Time, Five of My Favorite H2O Songs
• “Five Year Plan”
• “One Life, One Chance”
• “Guilty By Association”
• “Empty Pockets”
• “Sacred Heart”

Paul Silver
1. Western Settings, Another Year LP
2. Jumpstarted Plowhards, Round One LP
3. The Run Up, In Motion LP
4. Sicko, In the Alternate Timeline LP
5. Various, Red Scare Industries: 15 Years of Beers and Tears

Rene Navarro
1. Violencia split 7” with Depraved
2. R.I.P. Cafe NELA
3. Making fun of Ska Phase
4. Swingin Utters, Here Under Protest
5. Rumors of a Bümbklåått reunion.

Rev. Nørb
• Trampoline Team, Self-titled LP
• Twistin’ Egyptians, Complete 2 x CD
• Control Freaks, She’s the Bomb LP
• Perfect Buzz, “In Your Face” b/w “My Apologies” 45
• Foxhall Stacks, The Coming Collapse LP

Rich Cocksedge
• Crazy Arm, Harker, Quiet Man live Oct. 5, 2019 at The Junction, Plymouth
• Lifecrusher, Vision Quest live Oct. 5, 2019 at The Underground, Plymouth
• Electric Chair, Performative Justice 7”
• Sicko, In the Alternate Timeline LP, tie with The Subjunctives, Sunshine and Rainbows CD
• Rauchen, Gartenzwerge Unter Die Edre LP, tie with Private Function, St Anger LP

Rick V.
1. Boris The Sprinkler, Vespa to Venus
2. Something Weird presents Spook Show Spectacular A-Go-Go LP
3. Crass, Penis Envy reissue
4. Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America by Box Brown
5. Jumpstarted Plowhards, Round One

RoQue Torres
1. Sonido Del Valle Two Year Record Store Anniversary Parí Sept. 29, 2019 (Boyle Heights, E.L.A.) featuring Haru Kuroi, Sister Mantos, Groovin’ High, Lilly Flor Y Los Compas, D.J. Bob Chillin’
2. 49th Chicano Moratorium Aug. 29, 2019 at Self Help Graphics (Boyle Heights, E.L.A.) featuring Ernesto Vigil, Antonia Montes, Carlos Montes, Lisa Vargas, Rudy Chavez, Sol Marquez
3. Mondo Hollywood Aug. 24, 2019 at Catch One Nightclub (L.A.) featuring Bloodshot Bill, Deke Dickerson, Mark Sultan, The Flytraps, L.A. Witch
4. Gronk A Ver: Revisioning Art History Vol. 1 book by Max Benavidez. CSRC Press, 2007
5. “The Neighborhood” art exhibition reception/release party for Original’s Magazine Issues 6 and 7 at Shadowbox Gallery (D.T.L.A.) Aug. 17, 2019

Ryan Nichols
• Bionic Ear Studios, Santa Ana, Calif.
• Spectres, “Provincial Wake”
• Davis Sedaris 
Red Paint by Sacha La Pointe
• The desert

Sean Koepenick
Digital Delights
1. Wire Lines, Demo
2. Too Much Joy, Death Ray Machine
3. Viva Death, Unreleased Tracks from Viva Death (first album)
4. Shot Baker, Minor Covers
5. Drew O’Doherty, The Robbery

Toby Tober
Top 5 Movies I Have Recently Enjoyed
1. Midsommar
2. Here to Be Heard: The Story of the Slits
3. Tigers Are Not Afraid
4. TAD: Busted Circuits and Ringing Ears
5. The Peanut Butter Falcon

Todd Taylor
• Snuff, There’s a Lot of It About LP tie Boris The Sprinkler, Vespa to Venus LP
• Control Top, Covert Contracts LP tie Rata Negra, Oído Absoluto LP
• Dan Webb And The Spiders, Now It Can Be Told Vol. 2 LP
• Snakes, Psychic Rats EP
• Slum Gang, Fermented LP

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