When Barry Johnson speaks, Joyce Manor fans listen–especially when he’s telling a crowd to stop pulverizing each other. During JM’s show at 1904 Music Hall this past Saturday, some 190-pound asshole very audaciously decided to fling his weight upon a significantly less-hefty girl in the hopes of crowdsurfing and being a generally “cool kid.”
Nope. Not on Barry’s watch.
Which raises a troublesome question for the table: Is crowdsurfing not okay? Is it possible to be rowdy without crushing frail children and interrupting shows?
Rubber Brother Records, a beloved independent record label based in Tempe, AZ, has built a reputation in the greater Phoenix area for putting out stellar alt-rock tunes that showcase the some of the Sonoran Desert’s best hidden gems. This summer has seen a slew of local shows from Rubber…