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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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
Perth’s Nautical Mile join us for a Top 10 to rundown their favourite Australian pop-punk bands who are absolutely crushing it right now, including S…
By on Nov 15, 2019
El Valerie is offering her avante-garde pop tune “Chiqui Business” as a free mp3 download, so leave your musical preconceptions at the door and check…
By on Nov 14, 2019
Kelly Carmichael, of Pentagram and Internal Void fame, is offering the title track from his newest solo record, Heavy Heart - October 11th, Dogstreet…
By on Nov 01, 2019
Monterrey, Mexico’s doom rockers The Dark Silence of Death are offering their snappy, driving track “Strange Happenings” as a free mp3 download; give…
By on Oct 31, 2019
Helsinki-based electro artist Axel Thesleff is offering his stunning track ”Unity” - out October 4th via Khatru Music - as a free mp3 download, so gr…
By on Oct 29, 2019
Veteran hard-rockers Kings County are now offering their viscerally emphatic tune “Blood Stained Adrenaline” from their debut, self-titled album - ou…
By on Oct 26, 2019
Dana Point, California’s Seizures - fresh off the release of their newest album Reverie of the Revolving Diamond (Sun Terrace Records) - are combinin…
By on Oct 23, 2019

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