MRR #440 • January 2020

Murray Bowles: In Memoriam

The Bay Area punk community is devastated by the loss of Murray Bowles, beloved friend and iconic photographer, who passed unexpectedly on December 8, 2019. A ubiquitous and benevolent presence in the Bay Area punk scene for 35 years, Murray touched the lives of countless people through his gentle spirit and unflagging devotion to documenting […]

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Photo by Kate Hoos

Making Spaces Safer: An Interview with Shawna Potter

Shawna Potter is the singer of War on Women, the founder of the Baltimore chapter of Hollaback!, and the author of Making Spaces Safer: A Guide to Giving Harassment the Boot Wherever You Work, Play, and Gather.The guide has tips for people in all roles on scenes, including musicians, show attendees, and bartenders. It also […]

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Top Eleven of 2019 Top Tens

Haven’t had enough Top Tens? Compiled from all the Year-End Top Ten lists submitted for 2019, here are the most popular (in order): 1) KALEIDOSCOPE – After the Futures… LP (Toxic State / La Vida Es Un Mus) 2) CHRONOPHAGE – Prolog for Tomorrow LP (Cleta-Patra) 3) NEON – 12″ (Square One Again) 4) POBREZA […]

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2019 Year-End Top Tens, Part One

It’s the end, the end of the decade. But before we get to those top ten lists, it’s time for another round of year-end top tens! As always, we asked MRR shitworkers and friends from across the globe to write about their favorite records from 2019. This was, of course, the year that the print […]

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