Category Archives: mixtape

MPHnoise: Metropolitan People’s Hell, the Be Nice to New Jersey week episode

The first week of July is (unofficially) Be Nice to New Jersey week. And, thus the return of MPH noise radio ‘s #MetropolitianPeoplesHell broadcast on KAOS Radio Austin as a celebration of all things Jersey metal, punk & hardcore, PLAYING … Continue reading

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MPHnoise: Makin’ Pops Happy, the Father’s Day episode

This weekend is Father’s Day and once again we are going to be #MakinPopsHappy on KAOS Radio Austin as a celebration of all things dadcore. The annual @MPHnoise affair continues now in its sixth year with even more inspiration and … Continue reading

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MPHnoise radio: the history of Music Philanthropy History in the Mosh Pit Hell of Metal Punk & Hardcore

2018 marks the fifth anniversary of MPH. Believe it or not, the show began January 2013 as a one hour live broadcast on Party 93.4 at the constant coaxing of my friend and host of Hard Corps 101, the quixotic … Continue reading

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Padawan Playlist: Dadtime Vol.2

So the aural adventure continues and I am going to make the most feeble attempt at catalog the creative listening that happens while I’m working and Padawan is joining me Truth be told, I don’t preplan or manipulate our listening … Continue reading

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Padawan Playlist: Dadtime Vol.1

Up till this point the Padawan Playlist series that I’ve posted as been more, or less, the actual “playlist” we’ve listened to, Not too disimilar to how one would program a radio show like MPHnoise in this house… This is … Continue reading

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mixtape: WMPMH 2016 vol. 3

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mixtape: djentitup

This week’s Monday Mixtape is continuing the series exploring some of the foundations of what made up the MPH radio show while it is on haitus from KAOS Radio Austin. In previous weeks there’s been quite a bit of nostalgia … Continue reading

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mixtape: he’s the growler, i’m the rapper

Last week we experimented with the scream-sing technique. In the process of putting that list together a couple of bands came up in the mix that utilized elements of rap, hip hop, preaching, spoken word, monotone rhythmic barking and other … Continue reading

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mixtape: vocalizatoins

Dual vocals have been around since nearly the beginning of music. It most cases the differing timbre of the vocalist(s) provide a contrasting delivery of the melody and introducing an additional layer of compositional complexity by coloring the harmonizations and … Continue reading

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mixtape: emotionally scream it

Screaming Emotional Hardcore, or screamo for short, was an outgrowth of the post-hardcore scene that emerged during the 1990s. Like all modern (sub)genres it borrows heavily from both what came before it and similar styles that were developing at around … Continue reading

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