Philly's anarcho-punk troupe Mischief Brew have spent the last 7 years, give or take, touring the US and Europe, appearing on several different independent record label comps, and writing and recording songs for a handful of splits and full-length releases. Now, as a follow-up to their collaborative release, "Fight Dirty," with Brooklyn's instrumental gypsy jazz quartet Guignol, Mischief Brew are preparing to unleash their latest effort titled "The Stone Operation."
"Probably the philosophical obsession with duality. Balance. Since 9/11, the mood of the world has become very negative and bleak. I'd like to help start pushing the pendulum back to hopefulness, if only just for one reason, our children. One other reason too; living in fear sucks for everyone."
"I was doing lots of shifts in the residential program where I worked. I would bring my guitar to work. I was always jamming with various kids there. In the '90s I had gotten a rock n roll music program started there. The place had gotten several thousand dollars in grants to get the program going, so we bought lots of gear."