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New Fucked Up – “No Epiphany”

Toronto’s Fucked Up are longtime favorites, even after guitarist Mike Haliechuk, aka 10,000 Marbles, punked me. Honestly, that shit’s part of the charm. Beyond their playful “fuck you” attitude and old-school hardcore politics, they make great music: Hidden World was one of the best albums of 2006, and they’ve done a lot of good since… More »

By: brandon / July 7, 2008 - 10:02 am

Quit Your Day Job: Fucked Up

Fucked Up are one of my favorites. From their occasionally bloody, always ecstatic live shows and smart-ass/smart politics to the fist-pumpers packed onto Hidden World and the charged, sex-workers’s-rights epic “Year Of The Pig,” the Toronto hardcore quintet (sometimes sextet, etc.) nail the things that move me most about music. (How did Pink Eyes not… More »

By: brandon / December 19, 2007 - 1:05 pm

SXSW: Friday In Austin

Despite the excellent lineups all over town, our daylight hours on Friday had been spoken for well before we made the trek to SouthBy (and particularly after spending Thursday systematically missing a bunch of the acts we’d hoped to see); Pitchfork assembled a stellar bill at the Emo’s complex — including RJD2 (with… More »

By: Stereogum / March 19, 2007 - 9:44 am
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