Lanemeyer / Humble Beginnings Reunion

Lanemeyer / Humble Beginnings Reunion

So I’m from Massachusetts, I live right on the MA/ RI border. Somehow most of my favorite bands from my teen/college days were all from New Jersey (LM, Humble, Boxcar, STD, Midtown, etc). I remember seeing Lanemeyer for the first time in New Bedford MA with...
Philadelphia Eagles Sweatsuit Kid 1997-1998

Philadelphia Eagles Sweatsuit Kid 1997-1998

From 1996-2000 I fronted a basement punk band called the Strap-Ons. We played VFWs, American Legion Halls, Fire Halls, Churches, Youth Centers, and Skateparks in the suburbs north of Philadelphia, like you do when you’re in a non-touring, weekender high school punk...
Recording at the Creep House, 1998

Recording at the Creep House, 1998

On the verge of high school, I moved from a rural area above Doylestown Pennsylvania to Willow Grove, a suburb north of Philadelphia.  My teenaged world was blown wide open by cable television, pizza delivery, walkability to the mall, and secret trips to the city on...
Remember That Guy

Remember That Guy

I wish I had driven out to The Regal Beagle to see a show that summer. My sense of direction is abysmal. In the pre-cell phone, fledgling internet days of 1995, the thought of getting lost somewhere in western Pennsylvania, driving around aimlessly in my ‘86 Dodge...
Zine Review of Me Winning Isn’t You Do

Zine Review of Me Winning Isn’t You Do

Alan Rappaport had an issue, or 2, of a zine back in the late 90s. Danny Dunlap from Jill (episode 63) found a copy the other day and I asked him to write a review. Here’s what he said: “The zine was clearly written by people in their late teens/early...