Producer Archive: Erik Core

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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099 – Al Lujan: CLN/SBR/PNX

099 – Al Lujan: CLN/SBR/PNX

September 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  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 […]

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094 – Guitar Ninja: Ralph Spight

094 – Guitar Ninja: Ralph Spight

March 31, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Ralph Spight is a master guitarist, singer-songwriter, and best known for his work in the band’s Victim’s Family, The Freak Accident, and Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine. After taking a guitar lesson from Ralph, Erik Core interviews him about his bands, approach to music, working with Jello Biafra, stories from the road, […]

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085 – Fortunate Daughter: Thao P Nguyen

085 – Fortunate Daughter: Thao P Nguyen

August 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

 Thao P. Nguyen is a  Artist, Activist, and Academic. She just finished up a solo performance run of her show Fortunate Daughter at Berkeley’s Impact Theatre.  Erik Core talks to Thao about her training  in performance art and comedy, studying under comedy legend W. Kamau Bell, and winning his “W. Kamau Bell Solo Performance Black Belt,” a […]

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083 – Hillbilly Nationalists: James Tracy

083 – Hillbilly Nationalists: James Tracy

July 30, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

James Tracy is an author, activist, community organizer, and former singer with the Bay Area band Space Masons.  MLR’s Erik Core talks with James about his musical past, his current organizing efforts, and his latest book (co-authored with Amy Sonnie) “Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times“. We also hear […]

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079 – The Monster Show: Cookie Dough and DJ MC2

079 – The Monster Show: Cookie Dough and DJ MC2

May 31, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Cookie Dough and DJ MC2 are co-producers of the long running San Francisco drag production known as The Monster Show.  The Monster Show started in the Summer of 2004 at Harvey’s in the heart of the Castro, and has become a non-stop mega-mixed drag queen mashup extravaganza, featuring some of San Francisco’s edgiest drag performers. “If […]

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078 – Art of Life: Lynnee Breedlove

078 – Art of Life: Lynnee Breedlove

May 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Lynnee Breedlove (aka Lynn Breedlove) is a visionary who has long been shaping revolutionary art. Lynnee was the front-person of the first American out dyke punk band, Tribe 8, which promoted queer, transgender, multiracial, and working class visibility. Lynnee went on to become a notable solo performer, and toured the world with the one-person performance […]

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072 – Sensitive Badass: Bucky Sinister (2/2)

072 – Sensitive Badass: Bucky Sinister (2/2)

February 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Bucky Sinister is a poet, self-help author, and a comedian. He’s also a published journalist with focus on film reviews, and he’s written a few short stories. Erik Core interviews Bucky about his move from the mid-west to the Bay Area to hang out with the beat poets and punk rockers, his recovery from drugs and […]

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