“‘Powerviolence’ was said for the first time in late 1989. … We wanted to come up with our own description … More
Author: Leah B. Levinson
Leah B. Levinson is a writer and musician living in LA. She has served as co-editor of Soap Ear since 2018. She has contributed writings on music to Soap Ear, Tone Glow, Tiny Mix Tapes, and Post-Trash. She also writes and creates the zine Happiness Quarterly, which one can subscribe to for free by emailing her directly at email@example.com. Her interests include hardcore punk, poetry, trans and feminist theory, sitting outside, and affects.
An Account of the Punk Experiment in L.A. 1976-1984
This is a brief, secondhand summary of punk and hardcore punk as both developed in Los Angeles. It is the … More
Laura Steenberge: Humble Objects, Imaginary Sounds, and Ancient Myth in Los Angeles
Laura Steenberge is a particular artist. Her work is defiantly her own. She makes choices and follows impulses. She sings, … More