6/12/17

HDD Radio #63: Hey, We're Back!


Yo, we're back on the air! Two months since our last show, we've taken care of the technical difficulties that took us out of the game for a min. So let's all celebrate with some radical music you can most def bug out to.

Tracklist:
Emmanuel Abdul-Rahim – Kalaari Suite (Jazzman)
DJ Sotofett – Version
Last Waltz – Tunnel Snakes (Red Axex & Naduve Remix)
General Ludd – C
Xinobi & Lazarusman – See Me
Edith Massey – Punks, Get Off the Grass
DJ Spanish Fly – A.B.C.D.E.F.G. (Don’t Fuck With Me)
DJ Zirk – 2 Thick
DJ Paul – Sweet Robbery
Lady Bee – Junts We Choke (feat Skinny Pimp & Lil Gun)
Buckshot – Ridin’ Steamer (Born 2 Lose) (feat Criminal Manne & Primo)

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5/10/17

Open Call: Zine Writers Wanted

Hey Pals,
First of all, big thanks to everyone that helped out with issue no.14 of Soda Killers. Your copies have been mailed out and your PayPal flooded with straight cash homie. If you don't receive anything by 5/12/17 let me know. The issue is out now and can be attained through the link below. Please spread the word by mouth, on social media, or whatever.

http://hotdogdayz.bigcartel.com/product/soda-killers-magazine-14

And with that, the call for submissions for issue no.15 is now open!

Soda Killers is a punk, rap, and graffiti zine. Although it's not limited to just that. I'm looking for people to share their stories/reviews/musings about (IBNLT) punk, rap, graffiti, music, art, metal, youth, hardcore, wrestling, hoops, film, comics, crime, general mischief, etc.

Here are the descriptions of some older issues to give you an idea:

http://www.hotdogdayz.com/2016/12/soda-killers-magazine-13-out-now.html
http://www.hotdogdayz.com/2016/09/soda-killers-magazine-12-out-now.html
http://www.hotdogdayz.com/2016/07/soda-killers-11-out-now.html

To keep up with the quarterly schedule, turnaround is going to have to be quick on this one. I'm planning to table at the Extreme Noise Flea Market June 17, 2017, so I'd like to have issue no.15 wrapped up by June 10, 2017. That means it's go time!

All contributors will receive modest compensation and a handful of copies. If you have an idea or know of anyone I should reach out to, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Email me: thee.n.o.b(at)gmail(dot)com.

Thanks,
Nathan

5/4/17

Soda Killers Magazine #14 OUT NOW~!




Featuring Chicago black metal hard art bike punks Cracked Vessel, '60s/'70s Cali radicals Pamoja Vencermos, graffiti flicks, Nike sneakers, Olympic lifting, Diana Taurasi vs Lindsay Whalen, NBA tough guys, Sassy Magazine, record & tape reviews, and more. 

With contributions from Luke Sick, Sam Reiss, Muscle Palace Eric, Robert Newsome, Risu Belochka, Knight Harsher Joseph, and Nathan G. O'Brien. 

40 pages, half size, cut 'n' paste, photocopied in black & white. Every order comes with extra stuff. International shipping rates may fluctuate.

5/1/17

New Mixtape, HDD Swag OUT NOW~!



Hey Y'all,
HDD Mix, no.7 (pictured above) will be available at Chicago Zine Fest 2017. 90 mins of sounds to soothe, confuse, and fuck up your ears, dubbed from vinyl and cassette. J-card unfolds to pinup of clip art sniped from '80s sci-fi & fantasy zines. Any left after the fest will go up on hotdogdayz.bigcartel.com.

In case you missed it, I got all this other stuff to get rid of too...


HDD Mix, no.6. Originally sold at Milwaukee Zine Fest 2016. 90 mins of deep cuts dubbed from fairly obscure '80s and '90s rap tapes. PayPal $5 to thee.n.o.b (at) gmail.

HDD Mix, no.5. Originally sold at Twin Cities Zine Fest 2016. 90 mins of jams from across the spectrum, dubbed from selections from my vinyl library. PayPal $5 to thee.n.o.b (at) gmail. (Check out some of my other mixtapes here.)

Here's some newish buttons. They usually get randomly tossed in with any orders from the store. If you want a certain one, please specify...






And here's some mini-zines, which also get tossed in randomly. Again, if you want something specific, let me know...



4/25/17

Record Review: S.H.I.T. - i 7"


S.H.I.T. - i 7" (La Vida Es Un Mus Discos Punk, 2017)
By Nathan G. O'Brien for Scene Point Blank

After making some waves around ye olden DIY hardcore scene circa 2014, these Toronto-ians took a little hiatus from recorded output (sans a couple live tapes). But now they’re back to kick of 2017 with this quick, four-song ripper. The titles of which all start with the letter I – “Insidiation”, "Incorporation”, “Information”, and “Individuation.”

The aura of leather jacket-clad arrogance that I’ve always appreciated is still intact, but they’ve evolved a bit. I mean, inasmuch as punk will allow while still being, you know, punk. They’ve integrated longer instrumental parts and scaled back on the snot-infused vocalization in favor of a smidgeon of decipherability. On the subject of the vocals, they’re kind of buried in the mix, giving off that demo tape vibe that this particular reviewer is quite fond of. Musicality-wise, it’s still that buzzing, noisy crux that we go gaga for but with a little wiggle room for each player to flex their chops.

While I’m of the belief that punk is best served via shorter releases, I’d really like to see where these guys will take things if they ever decide to go the seven-to-10 song 12” route. If the small flourishes of arty improvisation here are any indication, it would be what we in the business call, “killer.”

Originally posted here.

4/18/17

Record Review: Odio Absoluto LP


Rata Negra - Oido Absoluto LP (La Vida Es En Mus Discos Punk, 2017)
By Nathan G. O'Brien for Scene Point Blank

This is some killer punk out of Madrid, Spain on that throwback tip. If you had told me this was some recently excavated ‘80s gem getting the reissue treatment I’d have no reason not to believe you. Even the band photo used on the cover—which itself looks like it was clipped from an old photocopied zine kicking around your dad’s attic—looks like three loonies making the scene in ’82 or something.

Alluring, moody melodies float atop post-punk-informed instrumentation. A lot of stuff like has gained traction of over the last five years or so, and for good reason. The vocalist is the glue that ties this trio together. Her delivery isn’t abrasive, rather tuneful, but in a way that is still undeniably punk. This reminds a little of that that La Misma record from a couple years back (also on La Vida, go figure), albeit less aggressive.

There’s a handful of quick, to-the-point numbers here, but the longer songs—those that surpass the 2:00 minute mark—where they allow themselves some wiggle room, are the standouts. See “Por No Estar Sola” and “Viviremos Eternamente” for example. The latter of which makes me think of the Nic Cage movie Valley Girl, but for reasons that aren’t quite clear.

Originally posted here.

3/31/17

HDD Radio #62: Weekendz Mixtape


I'm back to close out the month of March with a new mix of hand-clappin', body-rockin', disco-breakin', post-punk'n, reggae dub'n jammers. Hardcore weekenders report for duty!

Check out the store at hotdogdayz.bigcartel.com to pick up one my fancy new T-shirts and some zines.

If you're going to be in Seattle next week for What We Like Fest, holler at me.

Twitter & Instagram are both @OMG_NOB. Email is thee.n.o.b(at)gmail(dot)com.

Love,
Nathan



Tracklist:
T.S. Monk – Bon Bon Vie
Steve Arrington – Nobody Can Be You
Brother to Brother – Chance With You
Status IV – You Aint Really Down
Will To Power – Dreamin’
Unknown Artist – You’re Being Recorded
Grauzone – Eisbar
Dojoji – Quincunx
Kazino – Binary
Foot & Mouth – I Want My Mommy
Bim Sherman – Lovers Leap
Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – Psychedelic Reggae
Nakt – Acid Sleng

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3/23/17

Circle That A-HDD T-Shirt AVAILABLE NOW~!

I have a disorder that makes me point fun at the things I believe in and care deeply about. Sometimes that disorder manifests itself in the form of convoluted art. Sometimes that art makes its way onto a sticker or a button that I give away for free. Other times that art makes its way onto a tote bag or a tee shirt that I try to trick people into buying from me. It's dumb fun.

Here's a tee shirt. It's your basic Gildan - 100% cotton. It costs $10. You can handle that right?

Order here: http://hotdogdayz.bigcartel.com/product/circle-hdd-t-shirt-pre-order


3/16/17

HDD Radio #61: Punk, Psych, Grind, Noise, and More


Here's a new episode of HotDogDayz Radio. I spin all the rad tunes you've come to expect and even answer some reader mail. Check it out! And if you feel like it, tell your friends.

 

Tracklist: 
Azna de L’Ader – Zalouma
Hibushibire – Trepanation Breakdown
Cheetah Chrome Motherfuckers – Furious Party
Priests – JJ
Pissed Jeans – I’m a Man
Priests – No Big Bang
Codek – Tim Toum
DJ Python - Cuidado
The Odes – Love is Like a Violence
Pissed Jeans – Activia
Deny The Cross – Gutter Kiss
Deny The Cross – Teens in the Graveyard
Garabato – Unknown (live 2/26/14)
Social Drift – Unknown
Morte Lenta – Live at Pajucara Anti-Fest 2013 (full set)
Social Drift – Unknown
Uroshitma – Unknown
Porkos Leprosos – Ciclo Comsumista / Divino Trapaceou
Social Drift – Unknown Porraloka – (Drugs)
Garabato – Unknown (live 2/26/14)
Social Drift – Unknown

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2/23/17

HDD Radio #60: Psychedelia, Hip-Hop, and More


Good morning! It's an unusually early edition of HotDogDayz Radio this time around. Of course that doesn't matter to you because you can listen to this anytime you want. This show is comprised of two hefty sets: '70s psychedelia and hip-hop. Sprinkles of other stuff in there too. Hope you enjoy it. As always, anything you can do to help spread the word is appreciated. Find me on Twitter and Instagram at @omg_nob. Email me at thee.n.o.b(at)gmail. Buy zines at hotdogdayz.bigcartel.com. Thanks!



Tracklist:
CCCRRCCSSLLRRKKRRSSS – Sectaur
The Grodeck Whipperjenny – Inside or Outside
The Grodeck Whipperjenny – Evidence For the Existence of the Unconscious
Paternoster – The Pope is Wrong
Chrissy Zebby Tembo & Ngozi Family – Trouble Maker
German Oak – Raid Over Doesseldorf
Jakki The Motamouth – Underground Address
CCCRRCCSSLLRRKKRRSSS – Gafler
Afu-Ra – The Body of the Life Force
Afu-Ra – D&D Soundclash (feat Coco Brovaz)
Jakki The Motamouth – Radiofriendly
Jakki The Motamouth – Positive Rap
O.G. Style – Playing it Cool
MC Pooh – Sex, Money & Murder
Above The Law – Freedom of Speech

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2/16/17

HDD Radio #59: Punk, Hardcore, Rap, Demos, and More


Oh look at that, a brand new episode of everybody's favorite professionally recorded old-timey radio show. There's some funky numbers, some jazzy numbers, some West African psychedelic numbers, some weirdo numbers, some punky numbers, some hip-hop numbers, and a number of other numbers. It's very, very professional. And old-timey. Check out the radio show that no less than three WFMU jocks have cited as inspiration. And that's no lie... not that I'd brag about such a thing.

 

Tracklist:
Brand New Heavies – People Get Ready (remix)
Jazz Crusaders – Impressions
Azna de L’Ader – Samedi Soir
Nosebleed – My Rules
Zsa Zsa Sapien – Madame Kollantai
Mutada Pintado – Red Zone
Run the Jewels – Legend Has It
Discourse – Zoo (feat Raven)
Horror City – Big Time Rush (demo)
King Sun – Mr. Policeman (demo)
Mr. Live & Tony Bones – Hold Me Back (feat Prince Po) (demo)
Discourse – Hey Mang (feat Flu)
Rabid Minds – Don’t Worry
Dryland – Mosslord
Bib – Piece of Mind
Blank Spell – Nervous Language
Blank Spell – Dance

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1/31/17

HDD Radio #58: Punk, Hardcore, Metal & More


Behold the power of music - punk, hardcore, metal, and more. Hope this helps lift your spirits a little. Do what you can to remain as positive as possible. Keep on fighting for what's right, and forever punch Nazis in the face.

 

Tracklist:
Unknown - ???
Archie Whitewater – Country to the City
Bang – Keep On
Christian Death – Desperate Hell
Beherit – Witchcraft
Possessed – Pentagram
Anti-Cimex – Daughters of Pride
Anti-System – Government Lies
Triumph of Lethargy Skinned Alive to Death – Final List
Impulse Manslaughter – Crimes
White Pigs – New Life
Corrupted Morals- Mr. Liberty (demo)
Infest – Sick-O
Neurosis – United Sheep
Deviated Instinct – Mechanical Extinction
Joy Division – Decades (live)

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1/10/17

Open Call: Zine Writers Needed

Hi Fam,
Have you ever wanted to be an illustrious fanzine writer? Good news: I run a cool mag and I'm looking for people like you.

First of all, big thanks to everyone that contributed to issue no.13 of Soda Killers. Your copies have been mailed out and your PayPal flooded with straight cash homie. If you don't receive anything by 1/11/17 let me know. The issue is out now and can be attained through the link below. Please spread the word by mouth, on social media, or whatever.

http://hotdogdayz.bigcartel.com/product/soda-killers-magazine-13

And with that, the call for submissions for issue no.14 is now open!

Soda Killers is a punk, rap, and graffiti zine. Although it's not limited to just that. I'm looking for people to share their stories/reviews/musings about (IBNLT) punk, rap, graffiti, music, art, metal, youth, hardcore, wrestling, hoops, film, comics, crime, general mischief, etc.

Here are the descriptions of the last three issues to give you an idea:

http://www.hotdogdayz.com/2016/12/soda-killers-magazine-13-out-now.html
http://www.hotdogdayz.com/2016/09/soda-killers-magazine-12-out-now.html
http://www.hotdogdayz.com/2016/07/soda-killers-11-out-now.html

I'm going to be at Chicago Zine Fest May 6, 2017, so I'd like to have issue no.14 wrapped up by mid-April.

All contributors will receive modest compensation and a handful of copies. If you have an idea or know of anyone I should reach out to, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Email me: thee.n.o.b(at)gmail(dot)com.

Thanks,
Nathan