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There isn’t much to say about Dowrr on a personal level. Dowrr is a Los Angeles hardcore punk band with very little social media presence. I’ve yet to see them post about shows or anything other than the two posts on their Facebook timeline about this release. But that’s alright,

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Dehumanization is a tool for those in power to do away with those they see as unfit to exist. On the streets of L.A., the police force has been at war with the brown people of the city for decades – but it’s hardly a chicken-and-egg situation when you look at the

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One of the best times of my life was when my mom packed up all of our shit and we drove from Houston, TX back to Venice, CA. I’m pretty sure the year was around 81/82, and we moved into the Windward Motel. We actually stay in one room with a

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Growing up in L.A., it’s hard to escape gang culture because it’s all around you, from the city walls to the school halls. When I would go to my stepsisters house, who has been an active Rollin 20’s Blood for over 30 years, I would always find myself looking through all

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If I had to pick one Los Angeles label that influenced me the most during the 80’s, I would have to pick SST Records. The bands on this label were always gigging around town – you would never know where one of the SST bands would perform. I have so

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Los Angeles is many different things to many different people. To some, it’s a place of nothing but fun in the sun. But to others it’s like living in a third world country within a first world country. Gang violence and poverty has touched many lives in the city of

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