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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

Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers - Roadrunner (1976) #tbt

Recommended if you like: Television, The Fall, Flamin’ Groovies

Throwback Thursday this week is actually something that I discovered recently, but it is retro and #tbt worthy. 149 more words

Music

Island Does Avant Garde, Club Mod, & Dada as Protopunk 'Movement' (1980)

Selected local happenings from 1980 as chronicled in the “History of Houston Punk” series — part recollection, part oral history –published by PUNX… 291 more words

From The Archives

773. Tago Mago - Can

 

Brief Background: Can is a German Krautrock (originally a term for German electronic bands and then used for all German rock bands) band. They are all German except for singer Damo Suzuki who is from Japan.  339 more words

YAZ'S ALBUM OF THE WEEK: THE SEEDS - THE SEEDS

THE SEEDS – THE SEEDS

ORIGINALLY RELEASED: 1966 – GNP CRESCENDO

Music

793. Fun House - The Stooges

 Original Album Tracks 1-7

Brief Background: Fun House was recorded in May of 1970 and was released in July of the same year.

What I think: … 209 more words