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The Rest Is Senseless: A Conversation With Citizen John Lydon
9 Sep 2015 // 8:02 PM
With a new PiL album and an autobiography out, the former Johnny Rotten looks back on his 59 years, calling them "strange" with "a serious learning curve" in his earliest days.
Part 3: Curtis Mayfield to The English Beat (1970-1980)
17 Jul 2007 // 5:00 PM
"Just a spoon full of sugar helps the medicine, go down .." Julie Andrews sang in Mary Poppins. Indeed, a bitter dose of angry words in need of saying, and set to a beat, quite effectively gets heard.
Sex Pistols: Pun(k)s, Pranks, and Provocations
20 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM
At a time when factions of the punk movement were trying to establish a collective identity, Johnny Rotten maintained an outsider stance while ripping into the darlings of the hip punk set with the same ferocity he applied to the living dinosaurs of establishment rock.
The Sex Pistols: There'll Always Be an England
2 Apr 2009 // 3:58 PM
Temple first provides the background out of which the boys and indeed, the whole punk movement emerged, before going on to debunk some of the myths and to substantiate some others.
The Sex Pistols: The Great Rock and Roll Swindle [DVD]
26 Jul 2005 // 5:00 PM
Still, 250 hours of footage, and none of it showed up on this DVD...? Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?"
Counterbalance No. 10: 'Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols'
19 Nov 2010 // 12:00 AM
The Spirit of ’77 abounds as the Sex Pistols round out the Top Ten on the Big List. Mendelsohn and Klinger take a cheap holiday in other people’s misery. Right. Now.
World's Famous - The Death and Life of Malcolm McLaren
8 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM
Through a string of genre-hopping musical explorations, he was at best a visionary, at worst a journalist in thrall to the sights and sounds of the streets, whether those found in the Bronx or Johannesburg or Vienna.