Episode 17 - Nick Woj (Cold World)

Mar 04, 2015, 06:34 AM

This week on Turned Out A Punk, join Damian as he talks to Cold World's drummer/mastermind Nicholas Wojciechowski about the ascetic battle of rap, and aggressive music that led him to having never been able to read a review of his band that doesn’t mention Rap Metal.

Also touched on in this episode: -Getting catalogs -The blue grass roots of Cold World -Solo-Straight-Edge-Raving -The independent study time afforded to only-children -Seeing Ill Repute for your first show… the “Big Rusty Balls” era though -Bedford: The kings of the Wilkes-Barre PA -Politics in service of ego -No dissing Rolling-On-The-Floorcore -Back before Revelation put the greats back into print -“Which was the good CroMags lp?” -The Holy Trinity of Youth Crew revival -POS-TOPS not even a sledgehammer could break: Wilkes-Barre Youth crew -Loving and dressing for Rap -Dudes growing weed in the lockers -Beef with “The Hicks” -Open racism in high school assembly -Collecting to DJ every genre of danceable music -Liking Floorpunch in spite of a backlash -Being on a CD comp with Psywarfare -The Rap influence -The influence of Locking Out -Greg Wilmott and Mark McCoy: perennial hardcore tastemakers -Sitting in rooms reading magazines and books to avoid gun-wielding kids -Having to play to a Cold World merch line. -The easy of being cool in 2015: easier to pose -Anime -The REAL Inside Out