Lauren from the Dispatches from the Underground Collective gets down to talk about the recent mass shootings in the US. On the first part of the show we talk about how more gun control laws are no panacea for this problem. On the second half we talk about the ideologies behind these shootings, especially the racism and misogyny that are emboldened by the insurgent right wing and we talk about how capitalism brings people to be susceptible to these ugly ideologies. And lastly we talk about the role we have in underground / DIY scene in combating these wretched ideologies as they pop up in our scenes and scenes in the same realm as ours.

PLUS we listen to tunes from Cliterati, Fat Heaven, and Cop/Out.

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_388.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT

Christina and Cody from Basement Dwellers and Punk Island get down to talk about all the sweet shit Basement Dwellers are doing holding down some of the best up and coming punk in DIY NYC. We talk about Cody’s band Alouth and also get neck deep in some of the best of what’s happening at Punk Island 2019 which is happening JUNE 22nd on Randall’s Island from 10 am to 8 pm and as always is ALL AGES and ALL FREE.

PLUS we listen to tunes from Alouth, Days N’ Daze, Killer of Sheep, and Intercourse.

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_387.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45am EDT

Scott Sturgeon aka Stza Crack of Leftöver Crack and Whitney Flynn of Days N Daze get down with Al Ghostcat of Cop/Out, film maker Ryan Kollin and artist Kaitlyn Chen in a seedy hotel in Miami for a Post Tour “Party” or whatever you want to call it. We wrap up this winter 2019 tour: “Still Crusty After All These Years” featuring Leftöver Crack - Days N Daze - and Cop/Out. We tell some fucked up stories from the road, and some good ones, talk a TON of shit … mostly we talk shit … and we talk about punk family and what that means. But we also talk about the new things on the horizon!

Whitney tells us about the new Days N Daze album in the works, her solo stuff, and gives us a sneak peak of a book she is writing. Sturgeon talks about the NEW Leftöver Crack songs that they have been performing live lately, and the NEW ALBUM they are working on, as well. He also gives us exclusive first NEWS of what CHOKING VICTIM is up to right now and in the near future! Plus we talk about the likelihood of the next Cracktober fest and we suss out lot of details about the upcoming Leftöver Crack brand crack/cocaine and crack/cocaine related accouterments coming to a bodega near you sooner than you wanted.

PLUS we listen to tunes from Cop/Out, Days N Daze, Leftöver Crack, and Intro5pect.

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_386.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:49pm EDT

Author Aaron Leonard gets down to talk about his new book “A Threat of the First Magnitude” which tells the untold story of the FBI informants who penetrated the upper reaches of organizations such as the Communist Party, USA, the Black Panther Party, the Revolutionary Union and other groups labeled threats to the internal security of the United States. I get a better idea of how Arron got this information, what this book is all about and how it applies to the radical and revolutionary work today. And Arron tells some crazy ass stories about digging through FBI files on revolutionaries and some of he wild shit he has found, and how the US government infiltrated into some wildly high positions and fucked up some great groups. Crazy, crazy shit.

Plus we are gonna listen to some music from Tigerman Woah, Grain Assault, Woody Guthrie and Dave Van Ronk.

 

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_385.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:59pm EDT

Danielle from Out of System Transfer gets down to confront misogyny and patriarchy in the mainstream as well in our every day life, and even in our own underground podcasts. Obviously Trump has called a lot of the worst misogynists to be more bold in our already backward society, we try to get a better understanding of the effects of that, as we also look at the incredible movements that have developed to empower women. We make sense of this moment we are in and talk about the incredible potential for change, societally as well as personally to reach toward genuine women's liberation. We are gonna talk about all of that and Out of System’s up coming national tour, as well as a healthy mouth of trash talking about your favorite bros.

Plus we are gonna listen to some music from Out of System Transfer, Crazy Baldhead, and Troll 2.

Direct download: DftUnderground_Episode_384.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT