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photos by Jason Walker, words by Black Bubblegum

Sex Vid
sex vid

I haven't been to a matinee in a while, but if they're all this good, look for X's on my hands every week. Sex Vid, Iron Age, and Mind Eraser teamed up with RZL DZL and The Rival Mob (mems-Mind Eraser) to decimate Cake Shop on June 6th, one of a pair of shows for Sex Vid that day (Death By Audio was later that night).

Mind Eraser was the first band I caught, and the band's "not powerviolence" attack emphasized the sludgy, furious, and abrasive. I am a big fan of their current record, The Prodigal Son Brings Death, and am curious as to how they can grow their already considerable sound. This band is a must see next time they come through NYC (which is pretty often).

After a brief and comparatively lackluster set by RZL DZL (not a fan), Sex Vid took the stage to reveal their dangerous take on hardcore. The WA band wears it's punk influences on it's sleeve, or rather under it; Void, Germs, and Black Flag tattoos are all visible. Their tense, manic and powerful set highlighted moments from their Communal Living LP, as well as their many 7"s.

Iron Age closed the show, drawing heavily from their LP The Sleeping Eye due on Tee Pee on August 4th. I was just as impressed with their galloping Clevo Hardcore-meets-Motorhead attack this time as I was last time I saw them. I rarely say this, but I am pretty sure I could have done with a longer set from these Texas boys.

More pictures below...

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Amanda Blank
Amanda Blank

tonight in NYC
* Youssou N'Dour @ BAM
* Buke and Gass @ Sycamore
* Phish @ Jones Beach Theater
* Transit @ Issue Project Room
* Dark Meat, Disappears @ Cake Shop
* Lee Fields & the Expressions @ Southpaw
* Tribeca New Music Festival @ Flea Theater
* Charlie Hunter, Elysian Fields @ The Stone
* Holiday Shores, Doctor Ready @ Shea Stadium
* Amanda Palmer, The Lisps @ Highline Ballroom
* Dave1 from Chromeo (DJ), Viking @ Webster Hall
* Shannon McNally, Jones Street Station @ 92YTribeca
* Eric Friedlander, Colin Stetson @ Abrons Art Center
* Rooftop Films w/ Bottle Up & Go @ Open Road Rooftop
* Detachment Kit, Goes Cube, The Thin Man @ Union Hall
* Amanda Blank, The Freedom Party @ (Le) Poisson Rouge
* James Yuill, True Widow, Field Recordings @ The Annex
* TV on the Radio, Dirty Projectors @ Central Park Summerstage
* Pink Mountaintops, Quest for Fire, Hard Drugs @ The Bell House
* Endless Boogie, Five Dollar Priest, Electroputas, Coconuts @ Fontana's
* Love Is All, Right on Dynamite, Sean Bones @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
* Rosetta, Architect, The Handshake Murders, Hot Cha Cha @ Death By Audio
* Family Band, Parkington Sisters, TK Webb & Friends @ Dam Stuhltrager
* Screaming Females, No Courage, The Eskalators, Michael Jordan, No One & The Somebodies, more @ Hillstock Music Fest
* Shellshag, Passive Aggressor, Stupid Party, Ukebox, Fiasco, Grass Widow, Pregnant, Querent, Little Lungs @ Don Pedro
* Art Brut, Jeffrey Lewis & the Junkyard, Keith TOTP & his Minor US Indie Celebrity All Star Backing Band @ Mercury Lounge

Friday and Saturday are your last chance to see Cirque du Quoi?!? at the House of Yes.

Amanda Palmer at Highline. Amanda Blank at LPR. Blank is also opening for Santigold on the tour that includes Tuesday's show at Terminal 5.

It's raining like crazy. Dirty Projectors go on at 6:30 (or maybe 7:00).

This weekend is the Fangoria Convention.

Saturday is the Roots Picnic in Philly.

Screaming Females are touring with The Dead Weather.

In the Vivian Girls video interview with Nardwuar, you can see at bit of the interview he did with Mika Miko. That entire interview is below...

As BB pointed out, Sex Vid is here Saturday. A short video clip of them playing at Dad's house, below...

What else?

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by Black Bubblegum

Amebix, in a rare moment of calm? (more by Justina Villanueva)
Chaos in Tejas

Chaos in Tejas 2009 is on and poppin', having laid out May 21st-24th in Austin for a crust/punk/hardcore field day(s)... dig on the sick FINALIZED lineup that includes punk favorites like Amebix, Cock Sparrer, and Cro-Mags, as well as Eyehategod, The Thermals, Harvey Milk, Annihilation Time, Outlaw Order, Crude, Severed Head of State, Warcry, Ponytail, Trash Talk... the killer list goes on:

Continue reading "Chaos in Tejas is coming to Austin (no, not SXSW) ++++++++++ Mind Eraser & Sex Vid coming to NYC"

by Black Bubblegum

Sex Vid live in Houston July 9, 2008.(juarezma)
Sex Vid

I double-dog dare ya to google "Sex Vid", or even better, "hardcore Sex Vid". You'll find nothing but offers for "Free Cams" and "housewives". You won't find a myspace page for the notoriously punk, um, hardcore punks from Olympia, Sex Vid. Them dudes/lady like it that way. Anywho, the strictly word-of-mouth punks hit the stage at Knitting Factory friday (July 18th), and tickets are still available. Sex Vid will share the stages with Utica d-beaters No Fucker, Mind Eraser, and Men's Interest. If for no other reason, go there to pick up one of Sex Vid's notoriously hard to get original pressing seven-inches, because we all know how that Google search will turn out. All tour dates below...

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BrooklynVegan, Sean Carlson, Transmission Entertainment, Red 7 & Mike Litt present.....

Red 7 Flyer

It's this Wednesday in Austin. no RSVP necessary, and it's practically right next door from my official showcase that starts just a few hours later.

Sean Carlson and Transmission are also the people behind the huge Saturday Mess With Texas party, and for that they're offering a contest......

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