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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 »

Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue

Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue

by Jamie Havlin 1976 started with some sickening statistics in Scotland, January proving to be the country‚Äôs most murderous ever month on record, with seven killings in Glasgow alone and… Read more »

Crass – Punk Is Dead

Crass – Punk Is Dead

Or is it?

David Bowie – Sweet Thing

David Bowie – Sweet Thing

We’ll buy some drugs and watch a band, then jump in the river holding hands

Lou Reed – Kill our sons (The Basement-Tape from 1970)

Lou Reed – Kill our sons (The Basement-Tape from 1970)

Now here’s a thing. Lou Reed’s 1974 Sally Can’t Dance album has a song called ‘Kill Your Sons’ on it. Musta influenced me re KYPP. Here’s a ‘basement’ recording from… Read more »

Anarchism in Music

Anarchism in Music

For anyone interested in anarchism in music: Arena #3 Anarchism in Music Series Editor: Stuart Christie Contributions from Phil Strongman, Boff (Chumbawamba), Robb Johnson and Penny Rimbaud amongst others. http://issuu.com/skateraw/docs/arenapromo3

“The Way We Were”: Punk Home Movies

“The Way We Were”: Punk Home Movies

Punk Rock In Oppressive Regimes

Punk Rock In Oppressive Regimes

Via the wonderful 3ammagazine, punk rock taking global beatings: http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2012/mar/17/punk-rock-state-oppression-burma?CMP=twt_gu

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