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Music: Pass The Mic: Record Labels and Artists on 2012

Davey Quinn (guitar/vocals) Tiltwheel, Too Many Daves, Dan Padilla, International Dipshit

What is your name and band/label/etc?

Davey - Tiltwheel, Too Many Daves, Dan Padilla, International Dipshit - ADD Records

What are your top five albums that were released in 2012? (In order 1-5)

I tried to get brewmaster and certified cicerone Derek Freese from Mexico City Rollers, formerly Spazboy to answer these questions for me but even he got stumped on this. So here's a general list of random 2012isms. As usual, nothing is in order

  • Fuck me everything GBV/POLLARD related makes the list. It's been a great year for HEY WHATYA KNOW GUESS WHO JUST CAME ON THE JUKEBOX JUST NOW? people who love rock'n'roll.
  • TERRY MALTS - KILLING TIME. I admit I had not been exposed to this wonderful dood/band before this year when I got called in to do sound for this guy. I fell in love at the first chorus of "Not Far from It." No shit, great stuff
  • I'm a big fan of Cheap Chinese Android based media devices like the Pivos Xios DS and the MK802. I spent most of my free time pissing around with these. I have this dream of being a walking talking karaoke on demand dood with the mk802. All i need is cargo shorts and a few pints in me.
  • AWESOMEFEST 666 and FEST are the bookends to the best time of the year for me. All the bands, friends, and new friends.
  • I like having Steve Adamyk Band's records with me at home and when I make DJ sounds. Super fun. As much as I hate it sometimes, I'm really happy to be able to DJ on Thursdays. I make vegan food in a crockpot, play records, get drunk, watch movies and do on demand karaoke.

2012 is the year of fucking off. Working and planning what the fuck to do now that everyone is having babies.

What band did you discover in 2012 (can be a brand new band or an older band) that had an impact on your life? What made them significant?

Lipstick Homicide and Zipppers to Nowhere get added to that yearly ammunition that I acquire to defend the thing I love most against fashionites and "punk is dead" crowd. Sounds high school, but you really do gotta slap the smug out of lazy, good for nothing squares sometimes. Oh, and I put all my New Bomb Turks and Lazy Cowgirls records on mp3 so I can dance at work.

How will you remember 2012? (In terms of music)

It's no differnt than the previous 4000 years I've been alive. Bands make me happy, keep me young, new music and new freinds and new bands a plenty, and it isn't going to stop anytime soon.

What can we look forward to from you in 2013?

Writing songs, frustrating timelines, some European and Japanese touring. Possibly some Canadian shows. Dunnno, maybe start a new band. I ain't gonna do shit but play Fest and sit on my ass lookin' at nerd stuff. Let's get real.

What records are you looking forward to most in 2013?

Have no idea! Bring it on!

Fundraising sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have made a strong impact on the ability of artists to release music. Do you think this approach is a trend, or will it continue to shape how artists produce their material?

The good, it's voluntary. If you are willing to spend money on potential vapor then, by all means, that's great and i'ts getting involved. The downside is, it could be the equivalient of pay to play comps and records and no one wants to wait for some shitty band of future rockstars to finish pressing their punk furniture while we wait for good homespun releases to get waxed. Collective vs. capital.

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  1. Aidan Baker - Nadja
  2. Alan (drums) - Nephelium
  3. Alex "Shmalex" Dontré (drums) - Psychostick
  4. Amos Pitsch (guitar/vocals) - Tenement
  5. André Foisy - Locrian, Kwaidan, Eolomea
  6. Andreas Weiss (vocals) - The Rabid Whole
  7. Andrew Gomez IV (owner) - Glory Kid Limited
  8. Andrew Nolan - Column of Heaven, Pick Your Side
  9. Andy Nelson (bass) - Paint It Black, Ceremony
  10. Anthony Anzaldo (guitar) - Ceremony
  11. Aslan Freeman (vocals/guitar) - Unifier / Future Ghosts)
  12. Ben Crew (vocals) - In Defence
  13. Ben Hendricks (vocals) - Annabel
  14. BJ Rochinich - Ancient Shores, A389
  15. Brent Eyestone - Magic Bullet Records, Highness, Bleach Everything
  16. Bubby Hussy (guitar/vocals) - The Hussy, Kind Turkey Records
  17. Casey Ory (drums) - Titans Eve
  18. Chris Mason (owner) - Dirt Cult Records, Low Culture
  19. Cory von Bohlen (owner) - Halo of Flies / Protestant
  20. Daryl Gussin - Razorcake, God Equals Genocide, Margin Mouth
  21. Dave Drobach (bass) - Grabass Charlestons
  22. Davey Quinn (guitar/vocals) - Tiltwheel, Too Many Daves, Dan Padilla, International Dipshit
  23. Denver Whipple (bass) - Edge of Attack, Spread the Metal Records
  24. Dimitri Gervais & Mathieu St-Amour - Chariots of the Gods
  25. Domenic Romeo (owner) - A389 Recordings
  26. Eddie Gobbo (vocals) - Jar'd Loose
  27. Frank Turner
  28. Franz Nicolay
  29. Gil Markle (producer)
  30. Graham Scala (guitar) - Highness, Bleach Everything
  31. J. Wang (Owner) - Fast Crowd Records, Dan Padilla
  32. Jacob Lentner
  33. Jake Lang - Sweet Weapons
  34. Jay Cross (drums) - Mortor, Accursed Spawn
  35. Jennifer Shagawat (drums) - Shellshag, Starcleaner Records
  36. Jihad M. Rabah (Owner) - Twelve Gauge Records
  37. Jim Blaha (guitar/vocals) - The Blind Shake
  38. Joe Mullen (drums) - Odium
  39. Joesph Steinhardt (owner) - Don Giovanni Records
  40. John Cate (singer/songwriter)
  41. Jonathan McMaster (bass) - Stickup Kid
  42. Jordan Baker - Pastepunk
  43. Joseph D. Rowland (bass) - Pallbearer
  44. Josh Lyford (vocals) - Foxfires
  45. Kathleen Stubelek (bass) - Circle Takes the Square
  46. Kevin Gan Yuen (guitar) - Sutekh Hexen
  47. Mars - Project Mars
  48. Matt Copeland (drums) - Adrenechrome
  49. Matt Fox - Shai Hulud
  50. Matthew Donlon (guitar) - Lunaire
  51. Matthew Wade (singer/songwriter) - My Silent Bravery
  52. Matty J ("bass moose") - Psychostick
  53. Michael Phillips (owner) - Escapist Records
  54. Miguel Chen (bass) - Teenage Bottlerocket
  55. Mike Browne (vocals) - Son of Man
  56. Mike Cheese - Gehenna
  57. Mike Park (owner) - Asian Man Records
  58. Mike Riley - Firestarter Records, Toxic Pop Records, Paper Dragons
  59. Nick 13 - Tiger Army
  60. Nick Harris (guitar) - Luther
  61. Pat Kennedy (guitar/vocals) - Light Years
  62. R. Loren (owner) - Handmade Birds/Pyramids
  63. Rennie Resmini (vocals) - Starkweather
  64. Roo Pescod (guitar/vocals) - Bangers
  65. Ryan Bram (guitar) - Territory
  66. Sam Russo
  67. Seth Gile (vocals/guitar) - Arms Aloft
  68. Steve (guitar) - Valerian Swing
  69. Steven Hess - Locrian
  70. Steven Williams (owner) - Init Records
  71. T (vocals) - StIth Panzer
  72. Terence - Locrian / Land of Decay
  73. Tobias Jeg (owner) - Red Scare Industries
  74. Wes (drums) - Comadre
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