Tag Archives: BY:LARM 2008

latest discoveries and slight obsessions

I have just found out that Michael Azerrad – journalist who worked for Rolling Stone, Mojo and Spin, wrote the world-famous Nirvana Biography Come As You Are, and was present at By:Larm 2008 in Oslo where he gave an amazing speech about hardcore and punk music in the 80′s – is in a band! They […]

free stuff

One of the good things about being stationed at the Christiania Hotel in Oslo during By:Larm was being able to cruise around on the first floor checking out various promotion tables. We got a lot of random free stuff, including demos. I listened to them and of course they’re QUITE bad (well, the LIPA and […]

by:larm, part one

I have infiltrated the ranks of the enemy (the SYSTEM) to get free access to all the by:larm shows and seminars this week. I gave them a whole day of my life (I worked an 8am-1am shift with 2 hours of break in-between) and I got to see Jello Biafra ramble about the industry, Nancy […]