099 – Al Lujan: CLN/SBR/PNX

September 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Al Lujan  Al Lujan is a film-maker working on “CLN/SBR/PNX True Stories of Chaos, Redemption, Hope and Punk Rock”, a documentary on sober punks, mostly musicians who share their experiences staying clean and sober in an environment that is not conducive to it. Erik Core talks to Al about his passion for punk rock, his road to recovery, and his desire to spread the word about CLN SBR PNX.

Al Lujan, is a multidisciplinary artist originally from East Los Angeles residing in the East Bay. His first experimental short ‘S&M in the Hood’ was picked up for distribution by Frameline Distribution and has screened at film festivals across the country, Canada and Brazil. He is a recipient of San Francisco Arts Commission Cultural Equity Grant and the Nuevo Potrero Grant for his second short, ‘Corn in the Front Yard’, a comedic meditation on gentrification in San Francisco’s Mission District. His shorts stories have been published in over a dozen anthologies and publications with Simon & Schuster, Cleis Press, North Atlantic, Manic D Press. He has shown his visual art at the Oakland Museum of California, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Galeria de la Raza, Intersection for the Arts and the Sanders Gallery at San Jose State University.

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Krystal Gerdes, Al Lujan and Randy S Collins at KTOP Ch.10 filming CLN SBR PNX

CLNSBRPNX Booth

Al Lujan and Erik Core - Music Life Radio Interview

Credits: “MLR Theme” by “Rob McCann“, “Life (Instrumental)” by “Dr. Know“, “My Side of Town” by “Roadside Bombs“, “Cliff Diving Naked on Acid” by “BITE“, “Silent Confessions” by “Instant Gratification

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About the Producer ()

Erik Core – Producer. Best known as the “Mariachi from Hell”, “Bob Dylan on PCP” or quite simply the Grand Master of acoustic punk/thrash/hardcore is currently the lead singer and rhythm acoustic guitarist in Gunpowder. His past projects include Gods of the Revolution, Attack of the Zombie Pimps, and the Violators.

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