On Wednesday I finished my response mixtape to my friend Travis. The mix was a two parter, as I felt like I needed to give him one mix of “hardcore” stuff and a second of non-aggressive/heavy/screamy music so to more fully show my tastes. The first mix proved a bit difficult. I realized while putting [...]
Posted: August 9th, 2009 under 15 mins, Community, Music.
Tags: botch, Breather Resist, cave in, converge, curl up and die, deftones, dillinger escape plan, frodus, hardcore, intronaut, itunes, mewithoutyou, mix, mixtape, modern life is war, old man gloom, refused, scarlet, spitfire, trap them, travis bursik, Young Widows
A paper I wrote for Rock Music History about Converge. Converge Paper for Rock Music History Prof. Andrea Johnson May 5th, 2005 Converge is arguable one of the most important hardcore bands since Black Flag, Minor Threat, Agnostic Front and Sick of It All. Converge, along with a few other bands in the early nineties, [...]
Posted: April 5th, 2005 under Culture, Learning, Music, Writing.
Tags: ben koller, black flag, boston, boston hardcore, boston ma, caring and killing, cave in, converge, equal vision, first light, godcity, halo in a haystack, hardcore, Hardcore, hatebreed, jacob bannon, jane doe, kurt ballou, last light, Learning, long road home, ma, minor threat, motorhead, nate newton, petitioning the empty sky, Recording, refused, slayer, the shape of punk to come, when forever comes crashing, you fail me