Most of the old punk rockers I love still play for freedom, fearlessness, inclusion, and anti-authorianism. These are the things I love them for. These are the things that give me hope. These are the things I can dance to! But some have become just about as sad as fuck. Punks and musicians are people,Continue reading “When old punks go racist”
I went into a record store and tried to find something new to listen to. I wanted something loud, something that leaned forward. In desperation, I grabbed Beyond, a new record by Dinosaur Jr. I was never a huge fan of the band. They were fine, someone I knew even played bass for them forContinue reading “Dinosaur Jr.”
First I watched the Minutemen documentary. Then I watched a (British I think) series with the lamentable name of “Classic Albums.” This series of documentaries traces the development of a single album. The one I watched was Nirvana’s Nevermind. The cumulative effect of these two documentaries, along with a few other things, was my realizingContinue reading “Party On, Punkers”
I saw an excellent documentary the other day, “We Jam Econo.” It was about the Minutemen. A band. If you don’t know them, what can I say about them? I remember when Steve told me they were playing at Project Space and how I would really like them. I thought, “Oh, fuck. Please. Another fuckingContinue reading “We Jam Econo”
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