Episodes

A2G Overtime 03 - Comfort Oreos

March 23, 2020

Ray & Porcell. Where's Your Head At? The dreadlocked whites of Koh Rong. Is doing a GoFundMe cool, lame, or a cause for complete indifference? Prison lockdown. Game Of Thrones cool, lame, or cause for complete indifference? …

A2G Overtime 02 - Rankin' Round Jah Throne

March 20, 2020

Bad Brains discussed in the type of detail a global pandemic allows for. Longtime friend of the podcast and frequent contributor Andy comes through to drop knowledge.

A2G Overtime 01 - Quarantined Musings

March 18, 2020

Putting in some overtime for all the people who are having to deal with this or that. We tackle the hard topics like how good was that Code Orange stream and can we expect biters? The difficulty of canceling events even unde…

A2G112 - Dangerous Shirts

March 17, 2020

Some new music talk. Some nontroversy talk about the shirt that scandalized Gilman. Some Damage City talk. Some Escape From Phnom Penh talk. Some size matters or it doesn't talk. It's early 2020 and the world is actin' up. L…

A2G111 - Sometimes Friends Fight

March 10, 2020

The Indecision episode! Rachel and Justin of Indecision/Most Precious Blood join their lifelong bandmate Tom to remember and misremember the past 25 years. Why do bands make the decisions they do? Does anything you did as a …

A2G110 - Big Fest Energy

March 3, 2020

It's that time of year again. Festivals aren't just for ravers and Europeans. Wild Rose! BnB! United Blood! Furnace! Much More! Here's a deep(ish) dive on what's on offer this spring/summer. Young! Old! It's all good! Also, …

A2G109 - Poste Apokylips

Feb. 25, 2020

Are the hosts of this podcast clinically depressed? Who are they talking to on AIM? Who is doing the dishes in this partnership? How would they say goodbye to a loved one when they're going to be consumed by marauders? What'…

A2G108 - Blood Sweat and Some Tiers

Feb. 18, 2020

NYHC bands ranked! Pre-1990 roster of kings! KILLING TIME; SICK OF IT ALL; BURN; LEEWAY; SHEER TERROR; BREAKDOWN; WARZONE; MURPHY'S LAW; SUPERTOUCH; to just name a few! The gang's all here and we R E S P E C T F U L L Y subm…

A2G107 - Year 2000 Listening Party, God Help Us

Feb. 11, 2020

It's the most mixed of bags, as we expand on our year 2000 exploration. We lend our ear to classics and... not classics, learning a lot about our tolerance for operatic vocals, word salad, and squigel-squigel-dees. It was a …

A2G106 - Y2K Bug Armageddon Revisited

Feb. 4, 2020

Year In HC: 2000! Back in the day, before the Patriot Act, before stringent TSA screenings, there was a collision of traditional hardcore and metalcore. There was bizarre, best-forgotten, genre tangents like bandana thrashco…

A2G105 - A Plea For Mosh

Jan. 28, 2020

New England. A frigid hellscape in which nothing grows. A white aeon-dead world. Welcome. This is a very specific sorta Listening Party. A comp album straight through. This time, it's Every Winter Is Cold featuring PUMMEL, R…

A2G104 - The Things We Don't Carry

Jan. 21, 2020

NY visitor's guide; west coast 00s HC; 3rd-rate-and-not-that-great of the 90s; corndogs; premeditated murder; highlight reel; HC videos; Cursed; AF v NA; french fries; more! And Live On A2G: REGIONAL JUSTICE CENTER!

A2G103 - Test Results Are In. Call Your Physician.

Jan. 14, 2020

The results of the A2G Hardcore Census are in and they are equal parts intuitive and mind-blowing. How many of you are attending shows? How many are spending your college tuition on hardcore? Are zines a dead medium or are t…

A2G102 - True Fanatics

Jan. 7, 2020

World's on fire, let's talk hardcore. New music from TRUE FORM, PIG CITY, DIVISION OF MIND, THERAPY, AGNOSTIC FRONT, RAW HEX, THE ANNIHILATED, GEORGIA MAQ, CHOICE TO MAKE, THE WARRIORS, SECTION H8, WORLD PEACE, STAND ALONE, …

A2G101 - Split 7" Personality

Dec. 31, 2019

Bring in 2020 with a conference call full of split releases, Hatebreed vs moshcore, the surprising possibly alarming return of Furnace Fest, undercover nice people, is Youth Of Today a better band without Ray, and nostalgia …

A2G100 - Break Out the Party Hats, It's Episode 100

Dec. 23, 2019

2019 has been fun. Some really good music. Everyone should be bullish on hardcore right now. Celebrate good times. But... what came out this year that has lasting value? What'll get spins in five years? Ten years? What'll be…

A2G99.5 - Sandblasting Your Rebel Alliance Tattoo

Dec. 19, 2019

A special episode. Noncore - for those with an unhealthy appetite for Star Wars. A deep dive into The Last Jedi and whether it’s good, sucks, or Really sucks. Rank your favorite movies along and hear two deeply passionate gu…

A2G99 - Checking the Temp

Dec. 17, 2019

What's the state of hardcore in 2019? How would you know? Your circle? What you see online? Let's collect some data and crunch the numbers. Hardcore Census time! Also Acme, Backtrack farewell, Boysetsfire, H8000, Anxious, Ca…

A2G98 - 100,000,000,000 Bridges!

Dec. 10, 2019

An early Christmas gift to the true music lovers... a wild Listening Party that spans the gamut from power-alt to mario-metal. BIG CHEESE; DARE; GRACE; DOWNPRESSER; AMERICAN NIGHTMARE; COLONIAL WOUND; RED DEATH; VATICAN; PUM…

A2G97 - Some Ground Rules Before We Begin

Dec. 3, 2019

Imagine a weekly hardcore matinee featuring the most popping bands as headliners. Which acts would get that call? Inspired by that idea, what are the 52 bands that everyone should hear as we head into 2020? This episode lays…

A2G96 - A Thanksgiving Thanks Giving

Nov. 28, 2019

For all of you with long drives this holiday weekend, a sampling from podcasts we consider friends. From wrestling, to videogames, to career management, to film, to drive-time morning radio shock-jockery. It's everything, al…

A2G95 - Personal Classics

Nov. 26, 2019

Classic albums that aren't classic albums that are. Records that mean the world to a select group of people who aren't the world. Songs that would've made a greater impact if they'd been heard by more people. Why some things…

A2G94 - Show and Prove

Nov. 19, 2019

This winter is packed fulla shows. Final shows, reunions; album plays; festivals, record releases, prolly some regular shows too. Why some shows are more appealing than others and why hardcore still rules. Also, how to be an…

A2G93 - Sobriety Is Cost-Effective Skincare

Nov. 12, 2019

A big ol' Listening Party. Lots of discussion about fictional animals, overhead lighting, mom fights, rent stoppage, the effect of weather on mosh, and MIL-SPEC, BURNT DECAY, POWER TRIP, RESTRAINING ORDER, SUNSET, CHAIN WHIP…