These guys are one of the funniest bands around, but they ain't playin' when their songs take on issues like misguided nationalism or technology or Midwestern despair. We think they have the best bullshit detector in the scene. But this foursome is a little weirder, a little smarter, and a little he..
This is The Brokedowns that all the nerds and drunks get down with: Jon brings the thunder, Kris brings the laughs, Eric will inevitably be shirtless, and Mustafa keeps a mean beat and rolls the spliffs. They take growly Midwest punk (à la D4, Lawrence Arms) and make it heavier, angular, and a littl..
The Brokedowns are a humble and oft-dormant quartet from right outside Chicago that somehow stole the punk rock spotlight in the last year (and that's where opportunist jackoffs like us come in, wink wink). They toured with Dillinger Four, landed on the cover of Razorcake Magazine, and released a ki..
New Brains for Everyone: Hailing from the mid-sized, semi-urbanized community of Elgin , Illinois, roughly an hour due Northwest of Chicago, The Brokedowns are an essential milestone for the contemporary punk purist. Forty years after the genre's inception, while countless individuals, crews, and ps..