What follows is an excerpt from Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities and Pop Music, 1958-1980, the new book by […]

“If they hadn’t come along I think we would have to invent them somehow,” impressively bearded writer Robert […]

I started “going punk” in 8th grade at Kranz Jr. High School back in 1990. At first I […]

The suburban sprawl 30 minutes east of Hollywood called El Monte doesn’t usually get included in the genesis […]

Editor’s note: This week we kick off a series of posts on punk in the 1980s and 1990s […]

“It’s a Holiday in Cambodia, it’s tough kid but it’s life/It’s a holiday in Cambodia, Don’t forget to […]

“Starting with the affirmation of man/ I work myself backwards using cynicism,” Mike Watt sings on the Minutemen’s […]

Black man gotta lot a problems But they don’t mind throwing a brick White people go to school […]