Interviews
Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 5)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 5)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Today are the final two interviews in the series.

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Chain Whip

Chain Whip share “Crawlspace Boyfriend” ahead of next week's '14 Lashes' release

Vancouver hardcore act Chain Whip premiered a new song today at Some Party from their fast-approaching debut LP 14 Lashes. You can hear the thrashing, sub-60-second tune "Crawlspace Boyfriend" either there or below. Chain Whip features Josh Nickel of the recently defunct Fashionism on vocals, Joel Butler of Nervous Talk/Corner Boys on guitar, Brett Thompson of Stress Eating on bass, and Patrick Bertrand of Corner Boys on drums. The band's new record arrives on August 31.

Photo by Robin Schroffel

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Videos
The Scutches

The Scutches: “Let it Last” at LFTRR

Live! from The Rock Room has posted a video from their session with The Scutches. The song, "Let it Last," is from their album Negatory, which was released in 2018 on Somethign To Do Records.

The band has a five-day tour of Texas planned in September. You can check out those dates, and the video, below.

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Jeff Rosenstock

Jeff Rosenstock recording new album

In a few brief twitter dispatches, Jeff Rosenstock revealed that he is working on a new album. He stated, "Currently ruining the next record." Polyvinyl, who released his last album replied, "Can't wait!!" It appears the recording is in its early stages, but we will keep you updated. Rosenstock reeased POST- in 2018.

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Mike Park

Mike Park to celebrate 50th birthday with two shows, surprise openers

Mike Park turns 50 this year. To celebrate, he's throwing two shows with his band, The Bruce Lee Band. According to Park, the openers are famous enough that if he announced them prior to the show, the shows would not be able to take place at their current venue, San Francisco's relatively modest Bottom of the Hill. So, openers will only be revealed when they take the stage the night of the show. The shows are November 8 and 9 at Bottom of the Hill in San Francisco.

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Interviews
Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 4)

Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009 #1 Pick Interviews (part 4)

During the polling for the Top 100 Albums of 2000-2009, 17 different Punknews staffers contributed, and we ended up with 17 different #1 picks for Best Album of the Decade. I engaged in "interviews" (more like conversations) with many of the poll's participants to talk about their #1 picks. These resulted in a discussions that are as varied and dynamic as the contributors themselves.

Over the course of the week Punknews will be presenting these interviews for your enjoyment.

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