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From Shonen Knife to Guitar Wolf, these 10 bands define Japan’s punk scene
From Shonen Knife to Guitar Wolf, these 10 bands define Japan’s punk scene
The screen fades in from black to a grainy, high-speed chase through an urban landscape, all jerky camerawork and streaky lights, flickering between night and day. The lens finally settles on a water plant or oil refinery rushing by, cutting to details of a speeding motorcycle carrying a pair of riders who resemble Mad Max extras...
Various Artists – Take It Or Leave It – A Tribute To The Queens Of Noise: The Runaways
Various Artists – Take It Or Leave It – A Tribute To The Queens Of Noise: The Runaways
Various Artists Take It Or Leave It—A Tribute To The Queens Of Noise: The Runaways   There are several problems with this two-disc tribute to the Runaways. The biggest is that it starts off almost too strong—the first disc opens with the Donnas’ version of “Queens Of Noise,” followed by Shonen Knife’s take on “Black Leather.” Those are followed by a bunch of substandard versions o ... Read M