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I first saw Brain Slug at our favorite small venue called the Crunch House. Most of the kids were there for East Beast, but everyone was taken aback with the first chord Brain Slug played. I have listened to their ...

Brain Slug Interview

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Colesville, Maryland trio Two Inch Astronaut’s explosive brand of indie rock carefully straddles the thin lines of several genres but they prefer to call it “anti-prog arena math,” which frankly sounds better than any ...

Two Inch Astronaut Interview

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I had the chance to interview Iván of Dead Wrong, Unforgiven, Skarhead, and most recently, Manipulate. Iván grew up in Connecticut during the golden years of CTHC (in my opinion) and now lives in New York doing vocals ...

Manipulate Interview

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 Los Angeles post-hardcore quintet (though I feel cheap labeling them that) Calculator put out a stellar proper debut in 2013, This Will Come to Pass, which was at the top of my Top 10 Albums of 2013 list. Guitarist ...

Calculator Interview

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Ever since I moved to Connecticut from Chicago in 2010 I have heard about Jagged Visions. I finally caught them with Anguish (NJ) last year and they blew me away. I knew I wanted to get an interview with them, and with a ...

Jagged Visions Interview

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While relatively new to the scene, Hamden, CT based emo punks, The Active Ingredients, have been quietly doing their thing for a few years now. They’ve played all over Connecticut with the likes of heavyweights like Dads, ...

The Active Ingredients Interview

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I had to the opportunity to interview I Kill Giants after their 2nd to last show/3rd year anniversary. I always enjoyed the emotion put forth by the band and it was awesome to see the crowd sing along with every word, ...

I Kill Giants Interview

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As a frequenter of Connecticut punk shows, I can personally attest that Milkshakes are quickly becoming a standout in the scene and are always a fun live show. In my first interview, Tim from Glastonbury, CT’s Milkshakes ...

Milkshakes Interview

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Watching Contempt play shows gets me stoked on the future of CT hardcore, and really just hardcore in general. They bring back the 90's youth crew vibes while adding their own technique. I had the chance to interview Pat ...

Contempt Interview

Interview, Local Band Interview