Today In Jeff Rosenstock: The Jackknife Podcast, Shares “Hey Allison”

Jeff Rosenstock Jackknife Podcast

While in Australia doing a mini tour and producing an upcoming album for Melbourne folk-punk act The Smith Street Band, Jeff Rosenstock appeared on an episode of The Jackknife Podcast, which regularly features interviews with various folk-punk and emo artists from around the world. In the episode’s 30-minute runtime, Jeff shares a lot of information about current, past, and future projects.

Today in Jeff Rosenstock: “Never Get Tired” Kickstarter, Live Podcast Taping

“Never Get Tired: The Bomb The Music Industry! Story”, is a distillation of over 350 hours of footage from both live shows and interviews featuring members of BTMI, Andrew Jackson Jihad, and Laura Stevenson and The Cans

Interrobang!? to Release New Album May 1st

interrobang new record

Boston ska-core band Interrobang!? has announced the upcoming release of a new full length album entitled

It is with great great pleasure and anticipation that we give a long awaited announcement. After years of toiling, and hours of laboriously redefining what this band stands for, and what it means to us, we present our first full length effort Forge On. The culmination of of a seven year effort as a band, that reads as a reflection of those times, good and bad.

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December Almost Killed Me

It seems excessively late for a December 2012 recap from where we currently stand, forward facing the bitter cold of January’s last frame. In my defense, I went a bit overboard late last year, insisting on drinking and smoking through a cold that became a full-fledged plague by the last night of the Hometown Throw down. With a weekend of fun ska/punk shows coming up, it’s a good time to recap the madness.


Home For The Skalidays at The Audio Jungle

It started innocently enough in the middle of the month. A Guy Named Guy was headlining the Audio Jungle with a toys for tots benefit. I took a long lunch that day and secured my tot toy at Newberry comics. Come 6 ‘o clock, toy and camera gear in hand, I was headed to Allston. This was a fantastic show. Mr. Furious started the night off, and impressed the hell out of me. I finally got to see Short Handed Goal, a ska punk band based out of RI. Nice guys and a solid set. Fort! The band was up next and always destroys a basement with their ever-evolving gypsy ska-punk-slouch madness. I can’t get enough of Fort!, it’s never the same show twice, and the energy they bring to the table as a collective is impressive. Connecticut’s Llama Tsunami continue to be my nutmeg state ska crush, powering through a strong set of original material sprinkled with energetic covers. I took a setlist, from a basement show, that’s how much I respect this band. A Guy Named Guy, fresh off the release of their Terminals split with Puerto Rico’s D-Cent Jerks, brought the night to a close. If you only know this band from the incredibly popular, and polished, youtube video for “Ska’s Not Dead,” a song they quite possibly retired that night, you have no idea how hard these guys will thrash through a set.

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Bomb the Music Industry Returns to the Middle East Dec 20

Everyone’s favorite punk/ska/folk/etc collective/band/guy/party play at the Middle East Downstairs on Thursday, December 20th. Last time I saw them was almost a year ago at Irving Plaza in New York City with The Slackers and The Pietasters. Between their commitment to playing affordable all-ages shows and general party atmosphere (Bring Your Own Band tour anyone?), I’m a fan. Oh and every song is a sing-a-long. Oh and their fans know every word. Every. Word. I’m always impressed by the dedication of their fans.

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Bomb the Music Industry! (special guests  tba)
All Ages, $10, 7 PM Doors
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UPDATE 12/3/12 8:00 PM: Math the Band added to this bill! Hooray!

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