Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesdays With...Luke?!

Happy Wednesday, fellow animals, and welcome to the latest episode of Wednesdays With Andrew, your weekly overdose of punk (and punkish!) rock.

This week I have a real treat in store for you. I had the amazing and humbling opportunity to sit down with Luke Pabich, of Good Riddance fame, to talk about his other passion project - Coercion. The on-again-but-mostly-off again band's 2016 release of Exit Wounds capped a 20 year long period of anticipation for Luke, and provided much needed sonic relief. Their recently released Veritas EP takes their hard rock angst, thrashy guitar craft and deeply introspective songwriting to a new level.

Join me as I chat with Luke about Coercion's origin, their incredible decades-long journey that resulted in them finally showing their songs to the world, and learn what's in store next. Oh and you better fucking believe we showcase a lot of the tunes off the new EP.

What are you waiting for...go listen, NOW:

Liner notes:

Here's the web player link to the interview, and the accompanying Spotify playlist


  • 1Veritas by Coercion
  • 2Choices by Coercion
  • 3The Reasoning by Coercion
  • 4Decease and Desist by Coercion
  • 5Suffer by Bad Religion
  • 6Serial Killer by Vio-lence

Editor's note - I did have to edit the interview slightly for brevity's sake. But if you want the full, uncut version of my talk w/ Luke just send me a note @ and I will share the whole enchilada 

OK, this is where you guys come in. Go check out the rest of Coercion's newest EP Veritas, here; if you feel so inclined buy a digital copy, and hit up your local club owners and promoters and demand they bring Coercion to you!  

That's it for this week, folks. Thanks for tuning in, and HUGE shout out to Luke for enlightening us with his punk rock folklore. Until next week...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Getting fucked up in fucked up bars

Howdy doody digital neighbors, and welcome to the latest episode of Wednesdays With Andrew, your weekly overdose of punk (and punkish!) rock.

This week is a real fly by the seat of the pants kinda episode, so fucking buckle up buckaroo, and enjoy the ride. Whoever is the first person that can correctly answer the total number of 'ums' and 'uhs' I do throughout the episode gets a song request, uh or better yet have me donate a (very small) amount of money to the charity of their choice. Or both! Or neither! Or something else!

This week's episode features tunes from some greats like Germs, The Distillers, PUP, Voodoo Glow Skulls, White Reaper and more. So, put in your earbuds and listen, NOW:

Liner notes:

Spotify playlist


  • 1Delinquent Song by Voodoo Glow Skulls
  • 2Fett's Vette by MC Chris
  • 3Kids by PUP
  • 4Stand for something or die for nothing by Street Dogs
  • 5Daisies by White Reaper
  • 6Strange Notes by Germs
  • 7Man vs. Magnet by The Distillers
  • 8Idoless by The Distillers
  • 9Pimps (freestylin' at the fortune 500 club) by The Coup

editor's lament: what the fuck did i say finishing line instead of finish line, at the end of the episode? whoopsies

editor's revelry: daaaaaamn another hattie for Ovechkin last night, fuck yes

Here's something that's funny:

Come join me on May 17th at Black Cat for the PUP show! Make sure to listen to their new single Kids like a million times before the show.

Oh here's an old photo of me rocking the blue liberty spikes on some unknown Wednesday circa 2004...thanks Kat for digging this gem up!

That's it, catch ya next week!

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Too far gone for democracy

Happy 16th day of the Gregorian calendar, and buckle in for the latest episode of Wednesdays With Andrew, your weekly overdose of punk (and punkish!) rock. 

This week I ramble about stuff you most likely don't care about, from regional snow events to fast food obsessions to obscure punk rock history. BUT...but....I also play amazing music from bands like Adolescents, Iron Cross, 88 Fingers Louie, Mission of Burma, Naked Raygun and more.

So, strap on your dancin' boots and listen, NOW:

Liner notes:

Spotify playlist


  • 1This Dog is the king of the losers by Bee Bee Sea
  • 2Metastasis by Naked Raygun
  • 3Pent Up by 88 Fingers Louie
  • 4Donna Sumeria by Mission of Burma
  • 5Democracy by Adolescents
  • 6Crucified by Iron Cross
  • 7Everybody's Wrong by The Split Seconds
  • 8Sailing On by Typhoid Rosie
  • 9Boogie Wonderland by Earth Wind and Fire

Here is that incredible music video for This Dog is the king of the losers

Obligatory Trump fast food meme:

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Go listen to This Is Now, the latest album from Brooklyn's Typhoid Rosie

Support good local punk rock by showing DC's own The Split Seconds some love!

Oh god here's another great Elon one:

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Alright that's it, I am out, catch ya next week!

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Damaged Goods

Well well well, inaugural episode of 2019, eh? Cool cool cool. 

Welcome to the latest and greatest here @ Wednesdays With Andrew, your weekly overdose of punk (and punkish!) rock. Today I dig up weird old German youtube videos, talk about the Gwar show, accidentally do Michael Scott impersonations and OH YEAH play a lot of dope ass tunes from bands like Minor Threat, Television, PUP, Suicidal Tendencies, Iron Reagan, Gang of Four and more...GO. LISTEN. NOW:

Liner notes:

Spotify playlist


  • 1Damaged Goods by Gang of Four
  • 2Fascist Pig by Suicidal Tendencies
  • 3Living with a Creature by Acid Dad
  • 4Trash Funk by Beefeater
  • 5Out of Step by Minor Threat
  • 6Midnite Train to Skatown by The Captivators
  • 7Old Wounds by PUP
  • 8Kamikaze by Liars Academy
  • 9The Devastation by Iron Reagan
  • 10Sick of You by Gwar
  • 11Mars by Television
Annnnd, uuuh, here is that acid fueled (?) German environmental PSA I was talking about:

"And soon Mother Earth is no longer existing!! Lalalalalalalala" For all you hardcore fans who want more, catch the super secret, special behind the scenes action.

Go check out that track about Ivanka Trump that Gang of Four released last year!

Go support this week's featured up and coming local band, The Captivators, by listening to their newest EP Need a Lift? and saying really nice, encouraging things about it!

Oh, and for everyone who listened to The Captivators and wanted a taste of Swiz, without navigating through the countless pop, R&B and hip hop artists whose moniker starts with 'swiz', here's their first LP, in its entirety, on Youtube.

OK that's a wrap, folks, catch ya next week!