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Dig this mash-up of The Ramones vs Marvin Gaye

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"Peculiar Bop" by Go Home Productions (aka Mark Vidler).

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Killer no-wave LP reissue by Lizzy Mercier Descloux

In the late 1970s, Parisian poet, artist, and singer Lizzy Mercier Descloux made the downtown New York scene with peers Patti Smith and Richard Hell. Descloux's music melded no wave, disco, and minimalism into a funky, dissonant groove. Yes, you can dance to it.

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Fury Road badge-set


These 1.25" Fury Road badges are $11.36 for a set of 7 (also available as magnets!) (via Geeky Merch)

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Listen to Kurt Cobain's pre-Nirvana band from 1985

Please to enjoy Fecal Matter, featuring an 18-year-old Kurt Cobain, Greg Hokanson, and Dale Crover (later of The Melvins). This demo tape is titled "Illiteracy Will Prevail." Fecal Matter (Wikipedia)

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The Pogues have a new brand of whiskey

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Celtic punk bank The Pogues have launched a signature brand of Irish whiskey.

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Kickstarting an omnibus of seminal punk zine BLT


It's been 25 years since the zine BLT started, the early intersection of punk and and desktop publishing.

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Anarchy in the UK Mastercards


Because irony is alive and well in the 21st century. I'm holding out for my Kill the Poor platinum Amex.

Punk Games

Its time to break down the walls between games and other creative fields. Read the rest

Cindy Wilson performs vintage B-52s song

Cindy Wilson, founding member of The B-52s, has recently been performing with Glenn Phillips and his band at small venues in the Atlanta area. In this clip, she performs the classic song Hero Worship from the B's eponymous first album from 1978, and totally rocks it out.

MarthaStewart.com: "Punk Rock-Inspired Party" for kids

MarthaStewart.com instructs us "How to Throw a Punk Rock-Inspired Party" for kids "that won't turn into a riot."

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Blondie: photos from the birth of punk and new wave

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Forty years after the formation of Blondie, guitarist Chris Stein unveils his photo archive of the era with a new hardcover book Chris Stein / Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk.

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Punk+ Rare photos from the early days of British punk

Punk changed my life when I was a teenager in the late 70s. It wasn’t just the music that I loved (especially The Clash, The Sex Pistols, The Buzzcocks, The Ramones, and X), it was Punk’s DIY aesthetic. As punk pioneer Don Letts said in the introduction to this fantastic collection of photos from the early days of British Punk, “The thing about Punk that people forget was that it wasn’t just music. The reason it has the legacy that it does is because it inspired people to make clothes, become graphic artists, photographers, writers, and journalists. It was very much a complete subculture. Nothing since has had that complete impact.”

Sheila Rock was taking photos of now legendary Punk bands before they had record contracts, and while the faces in these photos are familiar, all the photos were new to me. You can feel the crackle of the energy of a new movement here – the experimental clothes, hairstyles, makeup, posturing. The Beatles broke up in 1970 – it’s shocking to see the change in youth styles after just six or seven years, and how much these 35-40 year old photos look like the could have been taken today. Punk+ by Sheila Rock (photos), Sarah Simonon (author)

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Never Mind The Bollocks (kinda) by Los Punk Rockers

Los Punk Rockers' infamous 1978 Spanish Sex Pistols covers album "Los Exitos De Sex Pistols," consisting of bad playing and mostly nonsensical lyrics, has just been reissued on vinyl.

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Coffin Hill: horror comic that mixes HP Lovecraft with black eyeliner

Coffin Hill is a horror story in graphic novel form that's somewhere between HP Lovecraft and Bauhaus: a genuinely scary and brilliantly told tale that's not afraid to show us its black eyeliner and ill-advised teenaged hair. Cory Doctorow reviews the first Coffin Hill collection.Read the rest

That reaction gif you've been looking for


Punk dancing on street of london, 1970s . (via Goths and Punks)

Bob Mould: An Old Punk Kicks New Ass

Punk legend Bob Mould of Hüsker Dü and Sugar shares three decades of songs and stories with Boing Boing in an exclusive video interview and performance.Read the rest

Punk hedge-fund performs "Multi Media World"

Toronto's Parkdale Hookers International Inc, "a business conglomerate, hedge fund and punk rock group" have released Multi Media World, a great punk-anthem single from their new album Echo Bubble Overdrive. (Thanks, Mark!)