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Film Review: House of the Rising Punk

“House of the Rising Punk” is a German documentary about punk music, primarily in America but they do cover Sid Vicious and the Sex Pistols, albeit from an American point-of-view. 206 more words



Like most Suicide songs, Cheree is a lesson in mood.  It takes what could be a beautiful, pop-perfect keyboard line and perverts it with droning feedback and mechanical drum beats.   95 more words


Film Review: Blank Generation

I’ve been a fan of Richard Hell and the Voidoids my whole life. It wasn’t until recently, however, that I discovered that there was a film that serves as a companion piece to his album “Blank Generation”. 360 more words


Tickets to see The Sonics!

It’s funny the odd places you can pick up on music.  I was watching TV years ago – it must have been around 2005, and saw a car commercial that had a great song backing it.  320 more words

Ultra and Wild Dog Zine Original Artwork: Untitled Faces (1978-79)

Henry Wild Dog founded ULTRA, an underground DIY zine focused on the Direct Action Committee and other countercultural movements, in 1978. The fourth and last issue was published in January 1979, after which the long-haired, radical Yippie (Youth International Party member) was transformed into a Houston Punk. 65 more words

Texas Punk

757. Teenage Head - Flamin' Groovies

 Original Album is Tracks 1-9

Brief Background: Teenage Head was released in April of 1971. It was recorded in NYC.

What I think: I am familiar with the Flamin’ Groovies, because of their song “Shake Some Action” and was excited for this album, because other than that I knew nothing about them. 241 more words