Wednesday May 15
The New Zealand Herald
The power of punk on fashion
When punk emerged from the music scenes of New York and London its influence was felt in many walks of life, but few more so than fashion.
Wed May 08, 2013
The original punks
Drummer Nicky 'Topper' Headon, guitarist Mick Jones, singer Joe Strummer and bassist Paul Simonon of British punk group The Clash in New York in 1978.
Tue May 07, 2013
That Strange Phenomenon When Songs You've Not Heard for Years...
While zooming downhill on Olive Way on my bike last night, the Clash's "Somebody Got Murdered" popped into my head, apropos of nothing.
International Business Times
Met Gala 2013: Celebrities Bomb In Recognizing Punk Movement
During the red carpet arrivals telecast at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Benefit ball on Monday, celebrities struggled to name their favorite punk bands when probed by model Hilary Rhoda and William Norwich, the live stream hosts for the evening .
Honky - 421
It's been nearly two decades since JD Pinkus left the Butthole Surfers, but he sure as hell hasn't faded away.
Mon May 06, 2013
The 411 Top Five 05.07.13: Top 5 Debut Albums
The 411 Top Five 05.07.13: Top 5 Debut Albums Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.07.2013 From Metallica's Kill 'Em All and The Smith's self-titled album to Nas' Illmatic , Notorious B.I.G.'s Ready to Die and more, the 411 staff counts down their top 5 debut albums of all time! Criteria: This week we're looking at the best albums that were the first of a ... (more)
Met Gala 2013: L.A.'s Original Punk Music Scene
London and New York can argue over its origins all they want, but SoCal has its own place in punk rock history - which we explore on the eve of this year's punk-themed Met Gala.
Tuesday To-Do: Titus Andronicus
Titus Andronicus , of New Jersey, is one of the latest in a long line of boozy, melodic punk rock bands that stretches from The Clash and The Pogues and The Replacements up through Dillinger Four and Against Me! and The Hold Steady .
Fri May 03, 2013
New York Magazine
Janette Beckman on What It Was Like to Photograph the Punk Scene
"Punk is an 'irrepressible attitude.' It brought an anti-establishment raw freshness to music, art and style.
'Punk: Chaos to Couture'
On Monday the great and the good from the worlds of fashion/society/culture will draw up in a fleet of limos outside the Metropolitan Museum, New York, for a gala ball celebrating the latest blockbuster fashion exhibition, Punk: Chaos to Couture .
Thu May 02, 2013
Board with music? Don't miss Skaters
IF SLEAZY New York rock'n'roll has ever meant anything to you, then there is one unmissable gig in Cornwall this month.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Pursuit: Letter to a Young Tennis Mother
When you have a chance, could you please make a list of 20 or 30 book titles that you loved as a 12/13 year old that I can use for young Gustav? Would be GREAT and I'd really appreciated it! I can't think of a better person to look to for some guidance on this.
KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud
Classic Summer Series - 1976 - Summer Of Platinum [VIDEOS]
The RIAA added a new award in '76 - Platinum which honors a million in sales and the first one went to The Eagles for their Greatest Hits of 1971-1975. According to the RIAA it's the best selling album of all time .
There's that old saw about Woodstock, that 400,000 people attended but millions more remember being there.
The First Post
Right-on Robbie: Music needs to rekindle its fire
Why did it take a member of Take That to remind us that popular music has lost touch with politics? ROBBIE WILLIAMS bemoaned the lack of politics in music this week and said Britain needs more artists like Billy Bragg and The Clash to actively challenge the government of the day.
Night The Clash were on a mission
Half of their gear went up in smoke but The Clash still managed to play an incendiary gig in Swindon 36 years ago.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Smart Bets: Wallflowers
Is it a coincidence that Jakob Dylan's band, The Wallflowers, plays The Orange Peel the day after his father plays The U.S. Cellular Center? Probably.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
'Rock and roll' graduate Sebastian Conran's designs for life
From punk rock to pushchairs, robots to recycled computers, designer Sebastian Conran always seems to know what people want before they do THE Sex Pistols, the Clash, "Life's too short to stuff a mushroom", Debenhams dresses, Habitat, Mothercare a these are all familiar landmarks in our cultural landscape, but what do they have in common? The ... (more)
Fri Apr 26, 2013
George Jones, the voice and legend remembered
George Jones was born in the small East Texas town of Saratoga and grew up in Vidor and Beaumont, but his voice was too big, too smooth, too expressive for Texas.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Met's PUNK Show
" Punk 's signature mixing of references was fueled by artistic developments such as Dada and postmodernism," states Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art , "so it makes sense to present this exhibition in a museum that also shows the broader output of those movements.