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Creativity: You Have To Work On It

The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia  in Melbourne has hosted a series of music and conversations with Australian performers within the spaces of the gallery. It’s a lovely complement to some of Australia’s best-known art works, and incentive for music-loving Melbournians to leave the house on a winter Sunday. 242 more words


Ian MacKaye: “If You Want To Rebel Against Society, Don’t Dull The Blade”

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So in some ways, the only way to get my music out, the only way I would feel comfortable doing it, is really by putting it out myself.

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Industry Talk

Living On The Edge - A Short Guide to Straight Edge

As recent research suggests, young people are shunning drink and drugs in ever increasing numbers. One thing which could at least partially account for this new clean-living trend could be the rising popularity of the ‘straight edge’ culture and lifestyle. 461 more words

LINKAGE: Ian MacKaye interview - “If You Want To Rebel Against Society, Don’t Dull The Blade”

A must hear/read audio and text interview with D-i-Y punk legend Ian MacKaye (The Evens, Fugazi, Embrace, Minor Threat, Teen Idles) of Washington D.C.’s Dischord Records… 25 more words


Who the Hell is that Guy?! (sigh...never mind)

Today, I was pondering this past Sunday’s shocking and exciting experience of meeting hardcore punk legend, Ian MacKaye. Not that there should be any heroes or legends associated with punk music, since all of that kinda goes against the idea of being “anti-establishment” in the first place, but I digress. 724 more words