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Bigger Boat Radio: Episode #5

Bigger Boat Radio: Episode #5 CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE EPISODE ON ARCHIVE.ORG Right click and “Save as…” to download the episode. 4 Skins – Waiting for a Friend Waylon Jennings – Old Friend Agent Orange – Mr. Moto Underground Railroad to Candyland – We aren’t the World American Steel – Sons of Avarice Shotwell – Respect Battalion of Saints – E.B. Robo Africa – T.V. is Boredom Dion & The Belmonts – Lonely Teenager The Queers – Pull Me Out of It The Eat – Nixon’s Binoculars Putsch – Kerosene The Enablers – Better Friend Mission of Burma – This is not a Photograph End of the Line – Unnecessary Minor Threat – I Don’t Wanna Hear It Fast Boys – Faster Than You Megadeth – These Boots Fear – I Don’t Care About You Locust – Cattle Mutilation Green Day – I Want to be Alone Laurel Aitken – Shoo Bee Shoo Bee The Hawks – 無頼ノ花 Kicker Boys – Solo Song Hickey – Basic Tips for Squirrel Hunting I Spy – Remain Contact me at: jimbo{at}biggerboatrecords.com Send stuff for review, or to be played on the show to: 1036 Bee Tree Road Swannanoa, NC 28778 If you send […]
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All My Records: Youth of Today – Can’t Close My Eyes

All My Records: Youth of Today Can’t Close My Eyes by Jimbo Rosario When I was in high school, I was pretty into Straight Edge. I was kind of a dick about it actually. I thought Minor Threat ruled the world and I thought that all Straight Edge bands would sound like them. So when I bought Youth Of Today’s album Break Down the Walls, I thought I knew what I was getting into. It was actually the first LP I ever bought. I got it at the now long defunct Northern Lights Music in Minneapolis, MN. I brought it over to my friend Jim’s sister’s apartment, put it on her turntable, and  proceeded to be disappointed. “What the fuck is this?” I thought. These dudes sounded like shitty jock metal to me.   This was back in 1994. It was before the internet was available to most people (I had never even heard of it at that point) so I was going on what a bunch of S.H.A.R.P.s that were hanging out at my friend’s sister’s place had told me. It was the shit, they said. To me, it was most definitely not the shit. They were pretty stoked that I […]
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