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Ian Dury Live in Paris 1981

Ian Dury Live in Paris 1981

01. “Wake Up (And Make Love To Me)” 02. “Sink My Boats” 03 “Delusions of Grandeur” 04. “Dance of the Crackpots” 05. “What a Waste” 06. “Hey! Hey! Take Me… Read more »

She’s A Punk Rocker – Women in punk film by Zillah Minx

She’s A Punk Rocker – Women in punk film by Zillah Minx

View this movie at cultureunplugged.com

Killing Joke John Peel Session 1980

Killing Joke John Peel Session 1980

The complete session recorded by Killing Joke on 5 March 1980 for the John Peel show on BBC Radio 1 and broadcast on the 17th of that month. Tracklist: 1…. Read more »

Dirty Water- the Birth of Punk Attitude

Dirty Water- the Birth of Punk Attitude

Out Demons Out by Edgar Broughton Band- included in Dirty Water Volume Two. Dirty Water- The Birth of Punk Attitude 1 & 2 – selected by Kris Needs. Available from… Read more »

Dexys – One Day I’m Going To Soar – album review

Dexys – One Day I’m Going To Soar – album review

“You are sitting in your small room but your mind is like a ballroom” – Alternative TV Yes, Kevin Rowland has done it again, 27 years after the last time…. Read more »

Punk: The Early Years

Punk: The Early Years

Late 70′s punk documentary including tracks by the Sex Pistols, Generation X and Billy Idol. This fascinating film, shot in 1977-78, documents the early days of the Punk Rock phenomenon…. Read more »

Poly Styrene interviewed by Tony Wilson

Poly Styrene interviewed by Tony Wilson

Interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky

Interview with Alejandro Jodorowsky

Courtesy of the brilliant Dangerous Minds website The great Chilean-born director, artist, writer, shaman and “criminal madman, ” Alejandro Jodorowsky interviewed via Skype from a hotel room in NYC on… Read more »

PiL – This is PiL – album review

PiL – This is PiL – album review

The backstory of John Lydon hardly needs telling to anybody reading this website – his adventures with the Sex Pistols are a big part of why Ripped & Torn existed… Read more »

God Save The Queen!

God Save The Queen!

The true story behind the banning of God save the Queen. The Sex Pistols faced unheard of censorship in 1977 from the Monarchy and the establishment. To the manipulation of… Read more »

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