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Gang Of Four on what they learned from James Brown, COVID-19 and more

Welcome to the second installment of our exclusive two-part conversation with Leeds, U.K. post-punk icons Gang Of Four, represented by singer Jon King and...
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These 10 bands made Boston one of America’s greatest punk-rock towns

A greasy R&B riff rips from the speakers, coated in more fuzz than a peach orchard wearing a 50-year-old wool sweater. A singer with...
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Pleasure Venom’s Audrey Campbell stars in comedy short-film ‘I AM TX’—watch

Oftentimes, comedy is the best way to get an important message across. Film director, comedy improviser and Austin, Texas native Ryan Darbonne knows this...
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10 punk vocalists from the ’70s who upended mainstream rock standards

Nashville songwriting great Harlan Howard once defined country music as “three chords and the truth.” Many have said that definition could also be applied...
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KOAD celebrates identity and culture in groovy hip-hop track “jaunty”

KOAD might be a brand-new name to you, but soon, this hip-hop rock star on the rise will be dominating your playlists. The 18-year-old Indian-American...
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10 old-school punk bands who created the blueprint for the hardcore scene

1979: As far as the American record business was concerned, punk rock was finished. They’d spent a packet on the Sex Pistols, Ramones and...
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Video remix pioneer Eclectic Method is finding new success in crypto art

"Our first NFT was Mecha Tunnel on Rarible," Eclectic Method explains. "We made 20 copies and priced them at 0.15 ETH each, or about...
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10 women drummers who are inspiring the next generation of musicians

At this point, many of us are aware that the music industry is male-dominated when it comes to band leaders. However, when you look...

10 essential political bands every punk fan needs to hear

When pub-rock singer Joe Strummer of the 101ers first met with former London SS guitarist Mick Jones in 1976 to brainstorm material for a...
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20 Nine Inch Nails samples that are as diverse as their discography

Music history simply wouldn’t be the same without the vast effect Nine Inch Nails have had throughout their career. Their significance has netted them...