Escape from the Zoo from Texas and We the Heathens from Wisconsin get down this week to talk a TON OF SHIT. We talk about their recent tour together, their blossoming love for each other, being stuck in the mud at Skatopia, pissing on lawns, shitting in bathtubs, Heathens unhealthy appreciation for White Claw, Jesse dipping his toe in the whip-it pool, Veronica playing mandolin for Slayer, and how We the Heathens have come to define Game of Thrones folk punk (unofficial). 

Plus we listen to Days N Daze, We the Heathens, Escape from the Zoo, and my band All Torn Up! which is currently on tour with Leftöver Crack




Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_359.mp3
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Kate Hoos from Lady Bizness is back! She gets down to talk about misogyny in punk rock generally and in particular we talk about the Warped Tour controversy involving The Dickies and their misogynistic stage show/outburst. We also talk about War on Women's front woman Shawna Potter and her statement about punk today and confronting the dusty punks of yesterday. 

Plus we listen to tunes from War on Women, Lady Bizness, and Sister Munch

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_358.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm EDT

Ev Gold from Cinema Cinema is back. This time Joey and Ev talk about the logical topic all NY hardcore musicians know most about. . . LOVE. Joey just got married and Ev is a romantic soul, or something like that, and these two explain the intricacies of the heart as only New York punks truly can. 

Plus we listen to music from Citizens Arrest, We The Heathens, Escape from the Zoo, and obviously Cinema Cinema. 

 

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_357.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Punk Island’s Kate Hoos of Hossatron and Al Rosenberg of Brooklyn Transcore get down to talk about our all ages / all free fest in NYC. We use this opportunity to talk about the importance of community and how we build it together from amongst the diverse group of punks we have here in NYC. Then we break down some of bands that people inside and outside of NYC should take note of and listen to a few of them.
 
Tunes from Sister Munch, Bowhead, There Are Four Lights, and Trashy.
 
Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_356.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34am EDT

Steve Morton gets down to talk about CULTS. First we talk a bunch of shit about the hulu show THE PATH and try to see if there was anything worth taking from that mainstream show. And then we get a lil deeper on it all with our own personal and academic experience with cults and religious fanaticism, of which Steve and I are both minor experts on the subject. 

PLUS we listen to music from the Now or Never Tour that is going across the midwest and east coast featuring La Armada, Thulsa Doom, and Disaster Strikes and then we end the episode with an appropriate tune from Almost Aimless

 

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_355.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:52am EDT

Days N Daze gets down to talk about their new album “Crustfall”. Geoff, Whitney, Jesse, and Meagan are all on together to give us all the background on the album, the writing, the lyrics, little behind the scenes details we are dying to know. Plus we talk about some fucked up tour stories and listen to a bunch of tracks from the album. 

 

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_354.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT

Ev Gold from Cinema Cinema gets down to talk about their new album "Man Bites Dog". We talk about the process of writing it, tell some fucked up stories surrounding it, and how they get that unique sound that is Cinema Cinema. PLUS we listen to a few unreleased tracks off their album that comes out April 28th. 

 

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_353.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21pm EDT

Ira Cogan is back to talk about the incessant arguments that tear the left wing political people apart, and why these petty spats happen on our side more than the rightwing side. And then we talk about pain as we regale you with stories of our own suffering for your enjoyment. No one makes me feel more weak, frail, and broken than Ira, so we head straight into that pain like we were both built to do and talk it all out. 

Plus we listen to tunes from Almost Aimless, Skull Practitioners, Cinema Cinema, and Public Safety. 



Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_352.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:17am EDT

Lauren Ross from the Dispatches from the Underground collective gets down to try and find some good in main stream sci-fi and then we expose our bad side in our underground selves. We talk about HBO’s weird and wonderful, wild, wild WestWorld and then we delve into some of the shows subtle philosophical implications involving the public vs. the private self.

Plus we listen to some futuristic folk tunes from Dirty Kid Discount, Nomad Mountain Outlaw, Cush Dankson, and ShootDang.



Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_351.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:02am EDT

Rey Brutal from the NYHC band Ache gets down to talk about the trials and tribulations of putting out a top notch underground punk record and then we talk about the glory that is Ache's new album, Fade Away, and how Ache stays in front of the pack of making cutting edge tunes. PLUS we listen to music from Ache's new record, Chicago's La Armada, and Boston's Disaster Strikes. 

 

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_350.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm EDT