Green Day perform “Still Breathing” on Colbert — watch

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Back in December, Green Day made their first-ever daytime TV appearance on Ellen. On Tuesday, they checked off another first by making their debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In support of last year’s Revolution Radio, Billie Joe Armstrong and the rest of the crew rallied behind single “Still Breathing”, their impassioned performance a reminder just why they had …

Blink-182 share new song “Parking Lot” from California deluxe edition — listen

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Photo by​ Philip Cosores Blink-182 has announced a deluxe edition of its 2016 album, California. Coming May 19th via BMG, the reissue includes 12 new bonus tracks in addition to the 16 original songs. Amongst the additional tracks is the rarity “Hey I’m Sorry”, originally available only on the Japanese version of California. There’s also an acoustic version of the record’s lead single, “Bored to Death”. As for the …

Prix Libre: An Introduction to the Gift Economy of DIY Punk

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“Free as in freedom, not as in free beer”—Richard Stallman Prix libre, from French is usually translated in English as Pay what you want (PWYW), or Pay what you can (PWYC), rather than a literal Free price. It is a term that is used to describe the way the equivalent value in money has to be determined by each person who …

Downtown Boys take on white supremacy with new song “Somos Chulas (No Somo Pendejas)” — listen

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Downtown Boys have kept a relatively low profile on the music front since releasing their breakthrough album Full Communism back in 2015. That all changed last month, however, when the Providence, Rhode Island-based group signed with the legendary Sub Pop Records and announced they had begun work on their label debut. Offering a taste of what’s to come, the punk rockers have shared a new single …

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? …

V.A. – I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness

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Artist: Various Title: I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness Release: Tape, Digital Year: 2016 Label: Prejudice Me “I Can Already Smell Your Unhappyness” is an awesome compilation featuring 16 DIY punk bands to celebrate five years of Prejudice Me label’s existence! Prejudice Me is Fran & Zoe’s cute DIY label and distro that started out in 2011 simply as a way to raise money and …

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 …

The Coathangers announce new Parasite EP, share “Captain’s Dead” — listen

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Photo by David Brendan Hall Last month, The Coathangers debuted a boisterous number called “Parasite”. Turns out the song is off a new EP of the same name, due out June 30th via Suicide Squeeze. Spanning five tracks, the upcoming release was written in the wake of the election, emotions running at an ultra high level — a stark contrast to the sessions …