Columns // 3 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 9 Articles
Media // 3 Articles
What Was So Great about the Clash, Anyway?
27 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM
So how does someone go from anti-nuke activist to serious foreign policy maven, student protester to midlife bourgeoisie, and feel the same way about "The Only Band That Matters"?
29 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM
Sometimes changing the course of modern music can be surprisingly easy. Though their names may not be laced in the stars right next to Sinatra and Dylan, these mavericks will always be remembered for breaking boundaries, stretching the definitions of genres, and rewriting what the very notion of a "pop song" is.
The Sound of Venezuela's Restlessness
26 Mar 2014 // 9:30 PM
As protests continue to rage in Venezuela, a traditional Venezuelan spirit is on display. It is thoughtful and reflective, yet opaque. It might be best understood through the music.
Tomorrow Belongs to Her: The Art That Rose Against Thatcher
2 Jun 2013 // 6:15 PM
Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?
The Fall of The Clash Minus the Rise
18 May 2014 // 9:10 PM
For a telling of "the only band that mattered", there's something of a lack of yeast in the brew, here.
Cobra Skulls: Agitations
8 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM
Shades of The Clash in the Reno trio's third full-length...
The Clash Album That Never Was: 'Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg'
11 Feb 2015 // 4:00 AM
Even in bootleg form, the Clash's Rat Patrol From Fort Bragg stands as one of the most daring, fearless, idiosyncratic recordings ever put on tape by a major recording artist.
Joe Strummer's Thunderbird Is Up for Sale on eBay
13 Aug 2014 // 5:27 AM
Wow. Joe Strummer's car, a Chalfont Blue 1963 Ford Thunderbird, is for sale on eBay.