In the middle of summer, when the Internet is starved for something to gawk at, even the smallest of controversies can make some noise. So it was last week with the release of "On Fraternity" and a subsequent self-titled EP by Default Genders, songs that provided just enough grist for the content mi ... More >>
For the past three decades, the flannel-flyin' and econo-jamming godhead Mike Watt has staunchly adhered to his and late, great best friend and fellow Minuteman D Boon's credo "punk is whatever we made it to be while projecting an air of sincerity that is just plain righteous. And in all of Watt's p ... More >>
America's harp-plucking sweetheart scales back on her new, uh, triple album
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