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Fest 13

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Fest 13

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:31 p.m.
Fest 13

Like its 12 predecessors, Fest 13 offered something new. The growing festival has made a mark in the DIY punk community in its layout, booking, and overall feel and, while it has a certain brand and stylistic focus, the 350+ band event is also able to shapeshift annually, sprouting new venues and trying out new things. The biggest change in 2014 was the addition of Bo Diddley Plaza in downtown Gainesville, an enormous open air outdoor space that gave a new dynamic to a festival that often sees patrons stumbling blindly of out dingy bars and into the 3pm Florida sunshine to catch a new set in an equally dark location across the street. This time, the event was to ...

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Red Scare 10th Anniversary Show Review

Music Red Scare 10th Anniversary Show Review

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:24 p.m.

Most of you are still recovering from Fest, but let’s not forget that Red Scare had a little fest of their own for their ...

Signals Midwest / Captain, We’re Sinking

Interviews Signals Midwest / Captain, We’re Sinking

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:21 p.m.
Fest 13

We chatted to Maxwell Stern of Signals Midwest and Leo Vergnetti of Captain, We’re Sinking: Scene Point Blank: At what point, post Fest, do ...

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Review: Super Size Me

Posted Oct. 16, 2010, 11:05 a.m.

No matter which route we take to work each day it is highly probable that we will pass by the most widely recognized symbol in the entire galaxy: The Golden Arches. Proudly displayed beneath each pair is the approximate number of people who have contributed to McDonald's corporately sponsored march towards unmitigated obesity. A few years ago two excessively overweight women blamed their portliness on the fat inducing ingredients of McDonalds food. Their claim however, did not hold any clout when they took the corporate monster to court. The jury ruled that unless people were to eat a diet ...

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Caves

Interviews Caves

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:19 p.m.
Fest 13

Cayetana interviews Caves Cayetana: If you guys were action figures what would come with you? Caves: Lou would come with ...

Cayetana

Interviews Cayetana

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 3:15 p.m.
Fest 13

Caves interviews Cayetana Caves: Cayetana, that's a cool name! Where does it come from? Cayetana: We named our band ...

Two years without Hydrahead

Music Two years without Hydrahead

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 2:59 a.m.

Founded in 1993 by Aaron Turner (of Isis and Mammifer, among more), Hydrahead made a very big impact on the ...

Guest Column: T (Vegas) - No Way But Out

Regular Columns Guest Column: T (Vegas) - No Way But Out

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 2:47 a.m.
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escape the confines of your fate / don't be a prisoner in someone else's scheme / leave behind and bury ...

Dropkick Murphys

Interviews Dropkick Murphys

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 2:43 a.m.

The Dropkick Murphys have been a mainstay in the punk rock community for nearly twenty years. The band has developed ...

Murder By Death

Interviews Murder By Death

Posted Oct. 13, 2014, 4:08 p.m.

It's a little while after soundcheck and I've lined up shots of Jameson along the corner of the ...

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