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Kid Congo Powers on his new EP and the LGBTQIA+ roots of punk
Kid Congo Powers on his new EP and the LGBTQIA+ roots of punk
Kid Congo Powers, one of avant garage punk’s secret weapons, was interviewed March 9 from his Tucson, Arizona, home that he shares with his husband. On the brink of releasing his amazing new EP with his longtime band the Pink Monkey Birds, Swing From The Sean DeLear, he explained to us in part one what he had been doing during COVID-19 lockdown, how he first played guitar jamming with no-wave hero
Kid Congo Powers is the most outside insider in all of punk rock
Kid Congo Powers is the most outside insider in all of punk rock
Kid Congo Powers has been one of punk rock’s most valuable players since 1979. That was the moment when boho poet/Slash journalist/Blondie fan club president Jeffrey Lee Pierce handed an open-tuned electric guitar to the Ramones fan club president, who’d previously been one of the suburban teenage habitues of influential local DJ Rodney Bingenheimer’s storefront glam palace, the English Disco. Sho
15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre
15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre
Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised had been imagining in their heads, and maybe had limited means or skills by which to make it. But what if you didn’t want to crank out recharged three-chord rock ’n’ roll with modern street poetry for lyrics? What if you want...
12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs
12 artists who got their names from other alternative songs
For as long as music has existed, artists have been inspiring other artists. Right here within our own beloved scene, we’ve witnessed many examples of newer-era bands drawing inspiration from the OGs. What’s especially endearing is that not only have bands influenced each other in terms of musical style; they’ve also taken from the lyrics of their predecessors the most crucial aspect of their iden
Rock legends Nick Cave and Iggy Pop join forces with PETA (and a pup) in new video
Rock legends Nick Cave and Iggy Pop join forces with PETA (and a pup) in new video
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds and Iggy Pop have teamed up with PETA in a new video, with Iggy Pop himself making an appearance. Check out the video below! Read more: AFI’s Davey Havok bares all for PETA campaign—see the photo In the video, Iggy Pop appears in his dog's daydream as a superhero, helping a turtle safely cross the road and coming to the defense of a rabbit, as Cave sings, "The rabb