Brian was the bassist for Boston hardcore band Ten Yard Fight and is a frequent contributor to the 185 Miles South podcast. Hardcore-punk is a small world? Sometimes… Brian and I have been in the same room countless times, we have a million mutuals and have been “followers” of each other on social media, yet […]
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Episode 16: Ben Merlis (author of “Going Off”, co-host of 185 South Podcast) Part 2 “OK…..you have a point”
I continue my conversation with author Ben Merlis about the genre “1.5” and I might be a believer! You can read his piece (co-authored by Daniel Weizmann!!!) called “The Zone In Between” about the bridge between Punk and Hardcore at Please Kill Me. I also STRONGLY recommend picking up Ben’s book documenting Cold Chillin’ Records […]
Episode 16: Ben Merlis (author of “Going Off”, co-host of 185 South Podcast) Part 1 “Don’t Come up in here with that ‘New Math’ nonsense”.
What the hell is “1.5”??? Is it Punk? Is it Hardcore? Why do old heads insist on being this nerdy? Ben Merlis has the answers to these questions and much more!!! You can read the piece that he co-authored by Daniel Weizmann called “The Zone In Between” about the bridge between Punk and Hardcore at […]