TALKING WITH MEATBODIES (NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH MEATLOAF)

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Chad Ubovich has been hiding behind Ty Segall, FUZZ, and Mikal Cronin onstage. But on his friends’ tours, Ubovich was busy writing his own material under the moniker Meatbodies, and now he’s making a remarkable debut.

LYKKE LI VS. FRIENDLY FIRES: “I’M GOOD, I’M GONE”

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Friendly Fires made “I’m Good, I’m Gone” a sultry dance track to end your evening on the perfect note. Make sure to use it as such.

INTERVIEW: FAT MIKE OF NOFX

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NOFX have been indulging belligerent teens and grown-ups for over 30 years. At least 60% of that time, lead singer/bassist Fat Mike and the crew have made it their mission to refuse interviews. Times have shifted in recent years, but this hung in my head as I prepared to chat with a band I’ve followed for […]

INTERVIEW: RAY CARLISLE OF TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET

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Teenage Bottlerocket are making skate a threat again. Hailing from Laramie, Wyo., Ray Carlisle is perfecting simplicity. Their debut album on Fat Wreck Chords is fast, upbeat and a precise breath of fresh air to the wart- and fashion-concerned punk rock scene. You’ll never feel lost with them, as they’re dedicated to their mobile mapping […]