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33 Rip-Offs Per Minute

Tuesday 10 March 2015

From Birth to Death… to Resurrection

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Midwest/Mid Atlantic Madness (FEB 2015)

MARYAM: The last time I wrote something about Chicago a few people were all “she doesn’t even go here” about it. It’s true, I don’t, at least not yet. But I’ve been putting on shows in Chicago for nearly a year now with the wonderful Phantomnote Productions and by

Monday 09 February 2015

Happy Birthday Banquet Records

Banquet Records and I share a close birthday, so I may be a little late on this due to partying like I’m 30 When I was 18 years old, I moved to Kingston to go to University. I remember the day I went to Banquet Records–it was still

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Don’t Stay Together For The Kids

Thursday 30 October 2014

FEST: Schedule Conflicts and Non Band Stuff To Do

Fest always has so many bands, with the number increasing every year. It makes it almost next to impossible to not have at least a few bands you love having sets overlap. It then leaves you with an almost frustrating at times, punk version of Sophie’s Choice. Making

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Yes, There Really Is A Difference Between Pop-Punk Bands and Boybands

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Vending Misogyny

Saturday 02 August 2014

Blog: Preview of Mallory Knox’s new album

So, Punktastic were lucky enough to get invited to a little shindig at Raw Power HQ this week to go and listen to Mallory Knox’s upcoming second album ‘Asymmetry’. Those of you who are keen Mallory Knox-ers (definitely a word) will know that it only comes out in October,

Thursday 24 July 2014

Chicago has the best up and coming punk scene. There I said it.

I’ve lived in London for nearly 30 years and it’s safe to assume that as someone who has grown up in a big city, I am spoilt for choice when it comes to music. So when I decided I needed to move as far away from London as