Matt Scheidler

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  • 6 years ago | Music News

    Mike Watt, the autodidactic, blue-collar-intellectual elder statesman of punk rock, is back with another punk-rock opera. After spending five and a half years in the Stooges' classroom — as he lovingly refers to his time spent with Iggy and ...

  • 6 years ago | Profiles

    Mike Watt is most certainly a man whose thoughts cannot be expressed in a mere 500 or words or so. Needless to say, the Rough Mixes entry focusing on him in this week's issue hardly scraped the surface of our recent conversation the punk elder sta...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Remember when the Gories stunned Detroit in the late '80s? No? Well, you're not the only one. Worry not, true believers: Striking in a new direction from the Gories' minimalist rhythm section — which featured no bass and only tom-toms &mdash...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Fair warning: The Giraffes are a rock-and-roll band. Whiskey will be consumed. Verbal abuse will whirl around the joint like water in a toilet bowl. Blood may be spilled. Handlebar mustaches will be worn. And by God, that's just as it should be. C...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Eschewing convention, this Torontonian electro outfit — with a name only a motherfucker could love — doesn't use computers to create its hallucinatory soundscape. Compelled by an aesthetic defined as "find something in the trash and pl...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    Black Cobra was birthed from a cross-country collaboration between former Acid King and -16- bassist Rafael Martinez on drums and former Cavity guitarist Jason Landrian on vocals and guitar. Originally from Miami, Martinez and Landrian met while s...