Davin grew up in rural Maine and discovered hardcore and punk through radio shows and mix tapes. She hasn’t been the same since. Marked for Life is modelled after the great college radio shows that focused on hardcore. Davin plays the “sickest shit” and has introduced me to a couple newer bands that I might […]
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Episode 40: Five and Change “NYHC”
I have a love/hate relationship with New York Hardcore. The stuff I love – I love A LOT. The stuff I loathe… Well, let’s just focus on the stuff I love. On this mini-episode I ramble on about arguably the most widely known and influential “scene” spawned by hardcore-punk. This certainly isn’t a historical review […]
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 […]