Articles tagged against me

Against Me!: 23 Live Sex Acts

Whenever a good punk band delivers a live album that actually captures that live energy, it's worth noting. This is one of those times.

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“I Always Considered Myself a Composer First:” An Interview with Franz Nicolay

Multi-instrumentalist Franz Nicolay established a name for himself in bands like Hold Steady and Against Me!. Here, the self-professed auto-didact discusses Kickstarter campaigns, Springsteen, and his sideline stint as a writer.

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Against Me!: White Crosses

White Crosses is a huge, mainstream rock album that draws as much from Bruce Springsteen and U2 as it does from Against Me!'s own folk-punk roots. Sorry, bitter old-school fans, but it's really, really good.

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Let’s Sing / Think About the Status Quo, But the Point Is to Change It

Against Me! protests and documents. But they also ask questions, even about the usefulness of protest or of asking questions about the usefulness of protest.

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17 Feb 2009 // 7:59 PM

Live from Bonnaroo 2008

The communal spirit seems almost sacrosanct to its attendees and artists, some of whom invoke the term 'commune' in the footage on this disc.

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3 Dec 2007 // 3:12 AM

Either punk’s latest sellout or rock’s next big political band

You’d have to be incredibly cynical about rock’s potential to change the world—as cynical as John Lydon about the Sex Pistols, or

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24 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Against Me!: New Wave

New Wave isn't as much of a new sound as it purports to be, but it is still a decent step into the major label arena.

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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