In this series of 1989 interviews with the Goths, Cureheads, and Pyschobillies of Grafton street, Dublin, many boldly dressed kids are stopped and asked about their fashion sense and taste in music. Some of the people interviewed had strong opinions about being called a goth, and rejected the label. One girl, dressed in all black with cat-eye makeup, says that other people call her a goth but that's not how she sees herself. Everyone in the interview looks awesome, and has an originality to their style despite being seen as part of the same subculture.
A mural depicting Manchester music legend Ian Curtis was painted over with an advertisement for local rapper Aitch's new album, leading to a little anger—and a lot of publicity. Aitch himself decried the obliteration and promised to pay artist Akse P19 to recreate his original work. It's come to light that the iconic Ian Curtis… READ THE REST
Hip hop recently turned 49 years old last week. Despite standing at the forefront of pop culture as the pied piper of youthful coolness, rap is still an old genre. Even though the current wave of young rappers continues to outperform their predecessors on the commercial front, the old guard within Hip hop isn't going… READ THE REST
Back when MTV was music television, 120 Minutes was their alt-music block where you'd catch videos by New Order, Jesus and Mary Chain, Love and Rockets, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Afghan Whigs, Sisters of Mercy, Kate Bush, Sonic Youth, and all the other greats. Created by Dave Kendall (who also hosted the show for several… READ THE REST
Getting back into the groove of learning can be challenging, especially if it's been a while since you were in school. Hell, it can be challenging even if you're still in school. And with new versions of essential software coming out every few years, like the Microsoft Office Suite, it gets even more difficult to stay… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. If you're trying to better yourself, finding out where to start can feel challenging. But having a mentor can be incredibly helpful, especially if you want to advance in your career or… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. You've got quite the arsenal of gizmos and gadgets these days. So whether it's an extra-large monitor, your phone, or a smart home speaker, you've got a lot of stuff on your desktop.… READ THE REST