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At first, hearing about the shows, parties, and ridiculousness of it all was entertaining – something I could live through vicariously. But after the first two days, and the seventy-seventh time I scrolled past yet another blog post on some awesome show where everyone was wasted on margaritas by noon, I was starting to get bummed. Or annoyed. Most likely a mixture of both.
Watching the trailer reminded me very much of that scene in American Hardcore where Steve “Mugger” Corbin, a former Black Flag roadie, sips a glass of wine and talks about having invested his Black Flag and SST money into tech stocks. He’s now an “independently wealthy” CPA. Either
For the past year, The Shining Twins’ Alex Weiss and Marisa Kreiss have been terrorizing the NYC music scene with their infectious pop-punk songs and raucous live performances. The duo (plus guitarist Xan Aird) pick up where bands like The Slits and Hole left off, writing defiant, honest lyrics that remind us that not all girls are interested in falling in love—some just want to have fun, remember?