Distro-y Records: A Half-Dozen Ragers

Like many rapidly aging curmudgeons, I’m a complete hypocrite about the Internet. I mean, on the one hand, I’ll tell all and sundry about how much I detest the Internet because… well, social fucking media, right? But then, I also love the internet because with a few taps on the keyboard I can listen to underground music from all corners of the globe. Including music from an Irish hardcore and crust label like Distro-y Records, whose hometown... Read More

Six Noises’ 2015 Extravaganza: Punk Part 1

Welcome to the fifth post of Six Noises’ 2015 end-of-year shenanigans, where I’m letting fly with a bunch of lists cataloguing first-rate metal, punk, experimental rock, and a bunch of riotous New Zealand albums. None of the posts are ranked, because all I really want to do is recommend a whole heap of great music. The post below is the first of a two-parter highlighting my favourite punk rock releases from 2015. Most of the releases reside on... Read More