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OBLIGATORY LIST OF 2018
2018 wasn't without its downs but man what a year. I put out two LPs and 8 singles on Total Punk, started work on a new label called Mind Meld (Timmy Vulgar's Genetic Armageddon LP out next month), a new job that I love, did lots of traveling, and started a wrestling promotion with some friends. Probably the busiest year of my life, but I somehow managed to find time to listen to a ton of music. I revisited a lot of records from my youth as well as stuff from the early/ mid 2000s. For me the most exciting...
One trip to Cleveland wasn't enough, and with the stuff going on up there I don't see us leaving anytime soon. We're back with Cleveland's biggest floor licking toads Rubber Mate. I'm not sure if copies of the first 7" are still floating around (I need to get on that), but man that was some good shit, as was the demo that preceded it. We hit cha bois up and asked if we could give them the Total Punk treatment, and goddamn if they didn't answer the call. This shit is evil Joe! They even went so far to cut...
BEST TRACKS OF 2016
We’re hitting the end of one more trip around the sun, and you know what that means…. time for the mandatory best of 2016 wrap up. I’m not going to go on endlessly with some hyperbole about how this was the worst year ever because I think that well has pretty much been run dry. 2016 had its ups and downs, but if you are reading this you are still alive, which means this year couldn’t have been all that bad. 2016 definitely had some extreme low points but it also saw me get married, Golden Pelicans return to...