Posts Tagged: Crass

Wanted/Needed/Loved: Andrew Savage’s Punk Possibilities

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I kept listening over and over again, and eventually I realized this album was challenging my idea of what punk is.

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A “Then and Now” for UK Punk

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The Guardian compiled a sort of “where are they now?” piece for some of the UK’s iconic punks, including Steve Ignorant of Crass, Terry Chimes of The Clash, and Jordan, the fashion icon and star of Derek Jarman’s film Jubilee. Each has found a place, and a sense of peace—a welcome difference to the narrative that often […]

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Those Damned Drums

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Positive Force, the activist punk collective that in many ways shaped what it meant to enact a DIY ethos in the US, is the subject of director Robin Bell’s documentary, Positive Force: More Than a Witness. The film begins with the group’s genesis in DC’s “Revolution Summer” of 1985 and spans thirty years of Positive Force’s activism. Born […]

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