Music plays a big part in my life and I like almost all types as
long as the musicians have something to say or the music is played
with emotion and passion. I love collecting actual records, tapes,
and cds because it creates more of a connection with the artists
and their artwork. None of this downloading or having music in
cyber space crap. Here's just a small sample...
Punk: Chelsea,Clash,Damned,Exploited,One Way System,GBH,English
Dogs, Defiance,Conflict,UK Subs,Anti Flag,TSOL,Adolescents,Social
Oi!: Blitz,4 Skins,Angelic Upstarts,Brigada Flores Magon,Stage
Goth/post punk: New Model Army, The Mob, Southern Death
Cult,Sisters of Mercy,Clan of Xymox,Every New Dead Ghost,Children
on Stun,Christian Death,45 Grave, Cure,Joy Division.
Skinhead Reggae/Roots Reggae/Ska: Toots,Desmond
Dekker,Symarip,Steel Pulse,Black Uhuru,Melodians,Specials,English
Anything 80's, especially new wave. Also like a good deal of disco
and soul. Some straight edge hardcore like Youth Of Today, Bold,
Turning Point. Oddly enough I've been getting into a lot of emo/pop
punk, post hardcore stuff lately like Thursday, Daytrader, Crime In
Stereo, Taking Back Sunday, The Story So Far, Transit, Saves the
Day, Arms of Orion, Iron Chic, Touche Amore, La Dispute, Title
Fight, Polar Bear Club, and Crucial Dudes.
Books: anything dealing with real life stories or issues,
anarchism, autobiographies, music, cookbooks- Sacco and Vanzetti:
an anarchist backround, Into the wild, Talking to girls about Duran
Duran, Love Is A Mixtape, No Retreat-The Secret War Between
Britain's Anti Fascists and the Far Right.
Food: Anything vegan/vegetarian especially Italian, Greek, Indian,
Middle Eastern, Thai, Ethiopian
Movies: Love seeing independent films at the Ritz or Colonial.
Especially enjoy documentaries or anything based on a true
T.V.: This is where I have a few guilty pleasures, but I don't
really watch that much tv. Love 90210 both old and new. I still
watch Survivor. Love Cheaters, Seinfeld, and House. Old Degrassi.
Haven't had a chance to check many of the new ones. I think All in
the Family was the best show ever made because it was funny as
hell, dealt with all kinds of social issues, and challenged