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Author: Petrine TX

Rosa Punx

Before folk-punk became the self-parodying absurdist oogle shitshow it is now, it was a pretty fun thing to partake in when you were sick of whatever punk band you've seen or were playing in for the millionth time in a row. Most of the acoustic bands and musicians I remember seeing from around this time were pretty much using these folk/country projects as a way to take a break from their main bands (Chuck Ragan and Rumbleseat from Hot Water Music, Chad Price from ALL, the Saint Catherines moonlighting as Yesterday's Ring, etc.). They were continuing what groups and musicians like Billy Bragg, the (Young) Pioneers, Tattle Tale, and the World/Inferno Friendship Society laid down, eventually turning into even more nuanced and diverse...

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Author: Petrine TX

I Used to Be Punk But Now I'm Just Fat

View this post on Instagram Male Nurses at the Mink. 2010. A post shared by DiscoKroger (@discokroger) on May 5, 2020 at 3:30am PDT   I started a new Instagram called @DiscoKroger where I post all the punk photos I took as a kid starting in 2005, mostly in Houston but with an occasional photo taken in Austin. My days now take place mostly in Los Angeles where I just drink, party, and pay invoices all day, but it didn't use to always be like this. When I was a teenager, I used to stay home and listen to music all day until I moved out in my junior year of high school and spent my evenings going to punk shows...

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