Days N’ Daze: Punk is a Movement and a State of Mind

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Everyone’s favorite DIY folk-punk extravaganza Days N’ Daze is just releasing their new record CRUSTFALL and we couldn’t resist the urge to interview them for DIY Conspiracy! What’s the story of Days N’ Daze? Do you refer to yourselves as musicians and what are your personal aspirations in punk music that drove you to form Days N’ Daze and its sound? …

YÖU – We sing the blues…

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Artist: YÖU Title: We sing the blues… Release: CD, Digital Year: 2017 Label: Deny Records This power trio from Skopje, Macedonia, have finally came out with their debut record and play a style of music best described as a mixture between the Dischord bands ala Ignition and whatever 90’s emo bands you wish to name! The songs are nothing short of consistently radiant, proving …

Sect Mark – Demo

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Artist: Sect MarkTitle: DemoRelease: Tape / Digital Year: 2017 Label: Hidden Hands Records From the mighty city of Rome we get 6 songs of frenetic, raw and distorted hardcore punk. The sound reminds of some Japanese bands, especially the vocals. I don’t get the lyrics at all but song titles such as “Medical Reich, “Kissing Rats”, or “Nipples” sound promising. This is exactly the …

dad thighs – The Ghosts That I Fear

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Artist: dad thighs Title: The Ghosts That I Fear Release: Digital / Cassette Year: 2016 Label: Old Press Records How’s the Canadian scene going? Maybe this band from Vancouver could tell us about it with their music. dad thighs (stylized like that) is a fairly new band with an explosive sound that released their first demo back in 2013. That was followed …

Henry Fonda – Front Antinational

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Artist: Henry Fonda Title: Front Antinational Release: LP, Digital Year: 2017 Label: Nerdcore Records, Apocaplexy Records Berlin wrecking crew Henry Fonda is back with their second full-length called “Front Antinational”, which means antifascist militancy to the bone. The record takes off with the title track featuring the coolest guy Hugues of Puzzle Records singing his Oi! part in French before it all turns into a full-bore hardcore …

Belgrade called: Mnjenje and VVhile in Sofia

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‘What happened to Sofia, when did the people get so bored of shows?’ that’s the question that marked this gig and the post show contemplation on the way home. Sadly not having enough people on good gigs is not a novelty so let’s focus on sharing with you what made this (more than) a good one. Names & Mokdad / photo …

Statement: Tracing the Roots of Vegan Straight Edge

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Known by some as the “Godfather of Vegan Straight Edge”, Rat is an old punk from the UK who has been involved in the punk scene since the age of 14. As both a vegan straight edge kid and a huge admirer of early 80’s anarcho-punk scene, my purpose of conducting this interview is to trace back the history of vegan straight …