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March 24, 2013
Joseph A. Gervasi interviews the four members of DIY PHL (Max Weinstein-Bacal, Michael Cantor, Ramsey Beyer, and Grace Ambrose) about how they came into the DIY punk scene and all came to live Philadelphia. Their DIY PHL website and poster/flyer is a crucial resource for Philly’s underground music scene and it’s fascinating to learn about what inspired them, their sense of ethics, and the current state of the Philly scene. These are great folks!
Photos by Karen Kirchhoff
Joseph co-owns DiabolikDVD.com, programs films and events as a founding member of Exhumed Films, and is a freelance writer, reviewing films for Cinedelphia. Joseph was a founding member of the Cabbage Collective in Philadelphia and Orgasmic Productions in NJ, organizing DIY hardcore punk and spoken word shows. He also "sang" in The Orgasmic Toilet Band (TOTB). He edited NO LONGER A FANzine (NLAFz) and co-edited the later stages of Philly Zine. Gervasi co-conceived The Valerie Project with Greg Weeks.
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