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Sam McPheeters’ ‘Mutations’ Reveals The Many Strange Faces of Hardcore Punk

Both above and underground, bookstores are riddled with literature about music written by people who “were there.” Mutations goes far beyond any of those other books because it’s by a real writer. Sam shifted his focus from screaming to the written word in the mid-2000s, releasing two excellent novels (the black comedy The Loom of Ruin and the sci-fi Exploded View) as well as a plethora of articles and short stories. Therefore, in addition to Mutations containing interesting subject matter, it’s damn good writing…

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Radio Phoenix Broadcast of The YabYum Hour: Sad Dance Party

Sad Dance Party rolled through the Radio Phoenix studios at the end of January and the now the broadcast archive is available right here, right now. Regular hosts Anna, Bonnie, and Garrett were unavailable so former hosts Mark and Carly stepped in behind the mics along with some help from DJ Hockey Chuck behind the board. We chat with the band about upcoming new music and they share so stories from the road. With the night’s playlist of songs put together by Garrett, we all have fun talking about bands we’ve either heard of or have no clue about…

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