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..
Who are the culprits responsible for these 5 songs? Line 'em up: we have Direct Hit! from Milwaukee and The Brokedowns from Chicagoland. Straight outta the Midwest, these bands are two of the most wild and irreverent groups in today's punk scene and they're out to bring a little slice of Midwest cul..
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..