Would You Drink Punk Wheatgrass?
DC exhibition "Permacounterculture" will cultivate wheatgrass with music.
Plants and animals kingdom have complex relationships that are often quite reciprocal with one another. Think flowers and bees, trees and birds, wheatgrass and punks... Wait, what? That’s what we thought too, when we first heard about artist Naoko Wowsugi’s new exhibition, “Permacounterculture.” The project,…
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10 Questions with Night Riots
The California pop band is playing Riot Fests in Denver and Chicago this year
California pop-rockers Night Riots is comprised of childhood friends who formed a band together in high school and, with the exception of a brief split after graduation, have been playing together ever since. The current lineup of vocalist Travis Hawley, guitarists Nick Fotinakes and Matt…
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Planes Mistaken for Stars Reveal Teaser for New LP, ‘Prey’
Aggressive post-hardcore band Planes Mistaken For Stars have released a teaser for their upcoming fourth album, Prey, which will come out on October 21 via Deathwish. The record is the long-running Illinois / Denver-based group's first full-length studio release since their 2006 LP, Mercy (Abacus Records) their reunion after a short…
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Howlin' Pelle of The Hives
10 Questions with The Hives’ Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist
The Hives' frontman is first up in the hot seat for Riot Fest's new "10 Questions" series
  Image by Göran Broberg Punk / garage rock five-piece The Hives burst out of Sweden in the late-90s, recreating themselves out of an earlier collaboration at the suggestion of “mysterious” songwriter / manager / visionary by the name of Randy Fitzsimmons. By the time they began touring…
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