Punk rock dark lord and master of the octave chord Rikk Agnew has left his sonic prints on more red hot and poisonous projects than you’ve had furtive wanks. Emerging out of the embryonic Orange County punk scene in the late 70’s, Rikk is a multi-instrumentalist, punk polymath and antenna for the muses – contributing […]Read More O.C. O.G. – An Interview with Rikk Agnew
It all starts with a Bossa Nova beat. Then three descending bass notes usher in swirling and strafing guitars that skitter like spiders, white on white translucent. A cult is born. Undead. The man behind those iconic bass notes was none other than David J Haskins, and along with his brother Kevin and the mercurial […]Read More The Resurrection Hex- David J Haskins on Bauhaus, Black Majick & Benediction
Hear me out. I haven’t watched terrestrial TV for many years and the Simpsons has been powerfully shit for a very long time but I’m assuming they still flooded the schedule with re-runs right? What are the impressionable children of today and tomorrow to do now? As a teenager and young adult, the Simpsons were […]Read More Dig out your black shawl, Channel Ten is losing The Simpsons.
With a new album on the horizon, Manchester’s most divisive son remains ‘Low in High School.’ But has his truculent tongue bitten us once too many times? As comfortable wrapped in his enigma as he is exposing his nipples, Stephen Patrick Morrissey has always liked to play his cards close to his chest, even as his […]Read More We always become the things we hate – My life with Morrissey.
Fundamental Illness Records is a Sydney based label and distro that is hoisting the DIY banner proudly in their inked and calloused hands. Following the digital only release of their ‘El Corridor Maldito’ compilation in conjunction with Eterna Oscuridad they’ve hit hard on the second swing with their first physical release. Puritans from Vancouver belie […]Read More Puritans- Seven Inches of Autonomy
Local masochist Jimothy Pudenda recently highlighted his extraordinary commitment to From Software’s seminal controller-destroy-em-up ‘Dark Souls’ by continuing his Speed Run record attempt even after a swarm of baby spiders commenced crawling into his dick hole. Looking to shave a further 3.4 seconds off his current best time, Jimothy was racing up the steps of […]Read More Local Man continues commitment to Dark Souls speed run even after spiders crawl up his dick-hole.
A collection of my guilty pleasure articles about digital frippery. When I was a wayward teenager growing up in the 90’s and spending countless bush kif dusted afternoons playing Street Fighter on the Megadrive in my friend’s garage, we were stumbling towards adulthood in the pre-internet age. No websites. No countless free previews, analyses, hype […]Read More It’s Mostly Pixels. Writing on Games.