“White Riot”: When Punk and Politics Clashed
Late 70s Britain was a powderkeg. “White Riot” is a new film that explores “Rock Against Racism,” a key punk event more relevant than ever.
“Sound for The Future”: The World’s Youngest Punk Band
The Hippies formed in the late 70s, billed as Britain’s youngest punk band. A new documentary explores their very weird story.
Vince Taylor: Inspiration to A Few, Forgotten by Many
Vince Taylor helped bring rockabilly to England. But his drug-fueled antics had a different impact on David Bowie, Van Morrison and more.
The Misadventures of Phil May of the Pretty Things
Singer Phil May helmed one of the proto-punk groups of the 60s, Pretty Things. David Bowie called him “God.” The Clash, The Ramones, and Nirvana agreed.
Uncharted: “This Is Big Audio Dynamite”
Mick Jones and Big Audio Dynamite emerged from the ashes of The Clash and pushed political rock in an entirely fresh direction.