Hardcore is a culture and way of life as shown in this unrelenting 'Under the Influence' first episode by Noisey.
The first of many episodes released in 2015 from Noisey, looks into the influence of hardcore, demonstrating that it was and still is not only a genre but a state of mind that lives on today. 'Under the Influence: New York Hardcore' takes you from the concrete streets of the Lower East Side to crossing the globe to South Korea, in order to examine one of the most distinctive genres from New York City. The influence is captured with interviews from not only artists who helped give rise to the scene but the crowd that have been inspired to apply HC ideals into their own lives. This doc, narrated by Tim Armstrong, is authentic in its approach and will have you appreciating more than ever the power of hardcore and what it means to be part of it.
Only 27 minutes long and well worth the watch, the full episode is below.
Today we're playing a classic that will get you grooving into the weekend, Violent Femmes Blister in the Sun. Read into the lyrics what you like, it's guitar riffs and upbeat sound makes you want to move.