Mike Wardlaw

Mike Wardlaw

Line Editor (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Mike is a PureGrain vet back for round two, always searching for new ways to write about the music he loves. A musician, punk rock fan, and selective sports-guru, he’s on the lookout for music that pushes boundaries, challenges assumptions, and generally just causes mass hysteria.
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In celebration of his November 2019 album, Blues From the Inside Out (Delmark Records), Chicago-based blues musician Dave Specter joins us for this f…
By on Feb 26, 2020
Victoria, B.C. artist Myriam Parent joins us to discuss her project Withbloom and the track “Vague” from the October 2019 acapella album, Let It Come
By on Feb 25, 2020
Off-kilter alternative rockers Back From Nothing are offering their jangly, boisterous tune “New Logic” as a free mp3 download which you’re sure to e…
By on Feb 15, 2020
Kansas City metal heavyweights Orphans of Doom join us for this chilling Top 10 to list their favourite modern horror films.
By on Feb 13, 2020
Clebrating their new album Say Nothing (604, Atlantic, Roadrunner), Theory - aka Theory of a Deadman - guitarist Dave Brenner joins us for this rocki…
By on Feb 13, 2020
Gold Coast rockers In Eyes gift us a slamming Top 10 list of their most anticipated Australian heavy records of 2020, including The Amity Affliction,…
By on Feb 07, 2020
Ottawa’s nerd-rocking Double Experience lend us guitarist Brock Tinsley to reveal the Top 10 geekiest songs you’ve never before heard.
By on Feb 03, 2020
England’s Wolf Culture join us for this Stereo Six to share the albums that helped shape them into the snarling pop-punk musicians they are today.
By on Jan 15, 2020
Munich-based punkers Stand Up Stacey graciously answer our questions as they riff on their debut album, their band name’s origin story, the upcoming…
By on Jan 14, 2020
Dutch melodic hardcore quintet I’ll Get By are offering their bristling, angsty track “No Hope“ - off of ‘Tiny Room’, released November 15th 2019 - a…
By on Dec 20, 2019
LA punk rockers Bad Looks are offering their caustic, ferocious track “Algorithms & Blues” - off of the release EP II - as a free mp3 download, so put…
By on Dec 17, 2019
Hamilton’s hardcore quintet Rarity celebrated their recent New Damage Records release, The Longest Lonesome, with a rare and ripping surprise parking…
By on Dec 17, 2019
LA-based alt-rockers Free Vices are offering their energetic tune “Wild” - off of the eleven-song album Tracks - as a free mp3 download, so grab the…
By on Dec 12, 2019
Coming off the 2019 release of their debut EP From the Basement, Spanish rock band Evildog lend us their drummer Alberto Martos for this internationa…
By on Dec 12, 2019
NYC-based artist Julia Lambert is offering her latest single, “Wild Rose in the City,” as a free mp3 download, so grab the soulful, catchy track and…
By on Dec 10, 2019
LA-native Poppy Jean Crawford joins us for this Stereo Six to detail the five albums (and one curveball) that helped shape her dark, ethereal-pop JEA…
By on Dec 09, 2019
Minneapolis punks Supportive Parents join us for a rowdy Guest Blog to detail their newest EP Could Be Worse, which dropped October 15th.
By on Dec 04, 2019
Virginia’s rocking, rolling, and pop punking quintet Flight Club join us for a high-flying Stereo Six session to run down the major influences for th…
By on Dec 02, 2019
The fast, furious, fun, and French punk rock quartet Bare Teeth join us for a sizzling Guest Blog feature to guide us through their recent 2019 tour…
By on Dec 02, 2019
Calgary’s Miesha & The Spanks are a gritty, garage rock two-piece who are offering their cavorting, rambunctious single, “The Girls Are O.K.”, as a fr…
By on Nov 20, 2019

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