• BYO Records

    Twenty years after founding the Better Youth Organization, Mark and Shawn Stern are still running their pioneering DIY label. They get to surf in Hawaii, bowl with Rancid and be their own bosses. Brian Broccoli pays a visit to the Stern Brothers, who will keep their day jobs.

  • Filthy Thieving Bastards

    A Melody of Retreads and Broken Quills (BYO). Review by Terry Eagan.

  • Warped Tour 2001 Compilation

    Various Artists (Side One Dummy). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Swingin’ Utters

    I first listened to this album in my truck with the windows down, in thick, f…

  • Youth Brigade

    Hard to believe it’s been 18 years since the seminal documentary Another State of Mind made Youth Brigade a favorite among punk rockers. The Stern brothers have kept both the band and their indie label, BYO, going for all this time. Sean Carswell met up with Shawn Stern to discuss the past, present, and future of BYO, Youth Brigade, and punk rock.

  • Swingin’ Utters

    Brazen Head EP (Fat Wreck Chords). Review by Patrick Rafter

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