Dawson’s Crack             (Interview w/Kimya Dawson) Read more

Dawson’s Crack (Interview w/Kimya Dawson)

The timing and content has been a bit erratic here on MonsterFresh.com, especially as of late, but that is primarily due to its organic development.  I use the term “organic” in much the same way that a crop yield can be affected by the refusal to utilize outside elements that, although have the ability to stimulate growth, will also undoubtedly effect the natural […]

Video of the Month (March ’08) Read more

Video of the Month (March ’08)

The site has been on hiatus for a minute but somehow the hits are still blowing through the roof so we appreciate the support.  There is a lot of content on the way so don’t worry.  For now we wanted to provide you with a new video of the month that we love like a bastard […]

The Name of da Game is Slang Read more

The Name of da Game is Slang

A kind of Lot Dictionary, where all the words sound like they end in the letter “Y” My friend Sleepy Matt and I were talking about the ridiculous amount of code words, nicknames, or special dialect that tours kids communicate with. I was telling him that I might be out of the lingo loop these […]

Rethinking the Process (Daedelus Interviewed) Read more

Rethinking the Process (Daedelus Interviewed)

Daedelus keeps himself busy.  Since 2001, the Los Angeles-based producer has released albums on underground hip-hop labels Plug Research, Mush, and Alphapup, experimental techno label Phthalo, German label Laboratory Instinct, and the prolific underground electronica giant Ninja Tune, amongst others.  In 2003, he collaborated with LA underground MCs Busdriver and Radioinactive for the childrens’ album-soaked […]

Hella WEEN (Live / La Cucaracha) Read more

Hella WEEN (Live / La Cucaracha)

I don’t think that I will ever forget the first time that I listened to the band WEEN.  I was in the back of a white 1980 Datsun 210 sedan with soft light blue interior.  I had recently ingested a plus-size hooker’s corpse-load of cubensis and, being inexperienced at the time, I was downing fistfuls of them like […]

Wild & Crazy COE Ed (David Allan Coe Live) Read more

Wild & Crazy COE Ed (David Allan Coe Live)

My friend Sean Prince was the one who told me about a performance by living Country legend, David Allan Coe at the grimey ass El Corazon here in Seattle as a suggestion for the site to cover.  My response to him was, “Looks like you’re our new writer“. Coe, who is famous for such tracks as […]

The Meat Puppets:  Too High To Do An Interview Read more

The Meat Puppets: Too High To Do An Interview

November 8, 2007 Double Door, Chicago, IL The Meat Puppets Ha Ha Tonka Balloonatic Hello, my name is Slug, and welcome to my first article for MonsterFresh.com. It is a humble article, but it had ambitions to be so much more. Originally, this article was going to be a big, garish piece of writing, throwing […]

Thirstin’ for More? (Trees Outside the Academey reviewed) Read more

Thirstin’ for More? (Trees Outside the Academey reviewed)

Easily one of the most influential musical groups of the last two decades is Sonic Youth.  Since their first official concert in 1981, they have consitently been pumping out new releases and performing at least semi-regularly.  Last year I caught them as they toured for their latest group release, Rather Ripped, and I was blown away by what an enthralling live […]

The Real Ratatouille? Read more

The Real Ratatouille?

A month or so ago, an old friend of mine was in town and we were having a couple of PBRs at a local bar.   We were talking about the website when he said to me “You should talk with A****, you know that Ratatouille movies about him“.  A**** is a mutal friend of ours that […]

Video of the Month (Oct. ’07) Read more

Video of the Month (Oct. ’07)

Last month I didn’t put up a video you may have noticed.  There won’t always be one, but talking to some friends recently, I’ve noticed that some people have never seen this classic.  Those of you who have, I’m sure, never get tired of it.  Those who haven’t will be pleasantly surprised. News Footage of […]

Klingons vs. Furries – Reality on Acid in Atlanta. Read more

Klingons vs. Furries – Reality on Acid in Atlanta.

Sometimes you go places looking for an adventure. Sometimes, you go places looking to have fun. Yet, sometimes still, you get to these destinations and just try and figure out what in the fuck is going on. I guess you could put the Furries vs. the Klingons bowling tournament into all three- with a serious […]