New York Junk

Max’s Kansas City reunion fest happens in NYC this weekend (watch the livestream)
Max’s Kansas City reunion fest happens in NYC this weekend (watch the livestream)
As has happened in past years, this weekend is a celebration of legendary NYC punk venue Max's Kansas City. The 2019 Reunion, which started last night at Arlene's Grocery and runs through Saturday (6/8) features many of the bands who played there during its 1975-1981 era, including Tuff Darts, Sic F*cks, Walter Lure's old band The Waldos, Nihilistics, and more...
power-pop vets The Jigsaw Seen released new comp on Burger (listen), playing East Coast shows after SXSW
power-pop vets The Jigsaw Seen released new comp on Burger (listen), playing East Coast shows after SXSW
Los Angeles band The Jigsaw Seen have been making chiming, crunchy power pop for nearly 30 years. If you dig XTC's later, Beatlesque records but wish they had a little more kick, you should really check these guys out. New compilation For the Discriminating Completist was released by Burger Records at the end of 2016, collecting non-LP singles, b-sides and more...