General Admission is Closed

I wanted to start a thing that would’ve given me a chance to give back to a scene that I care for deeply. I wanted to expose stuff to people, and …

Gag – Still Laughing LP

Hey, so the thing that I hate about a lot of recent hardcore bands is that they almost to a single band, drench their vocals in reverb, making them a unintelligible …

Gag – Killing For Both Realities 3 ’92 LP

A collection of releases all in one place and serves as a pretty good introduction to the band – starting off with a wail of feedback and off and running with …

What Not To Buy on Record Store Day 2020 (August)

I try to every Record Store Day, sift through the absolute dreck of releases and list what you should and shouldn’t buy – of course my tastes lead me to only …

Podcast #12–May 2019: The Best of the Rest; 1982 Style

It’s late and this one is pretty straightforward. Part one of potentially a few discussing how great 1982 was and how pivotal it was worldwide for punk and hardcore. Photo courtesy …

Show Review: The Ex, May 17, 2019

The Ex are a band that have existed in some form or another for 40 years, and are probably a shining example of a band that you probably should spend some …

General Admission Traveller: Osaka

Osaka is often referred to as Japan’s kitchen, and while I think that might be a bit overstated, the food, and hospitality in Osaka was definitely different than in Tokyo. Not …

General Admission Traveller: Tokyo

13 hour flight behind us, ready to sink into the neon (after finding our hotel and a good night’s sleep). Culture shock not really hitting full-on yet. Where are the record …

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