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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 2: 80 - 61

Just imagine songs this extreme making the American Top 40, let alone the Top 10… unthinkable.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: A Brief History of Infamy

This week our podcasters sail the Caribbean with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag.

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The Fascination with Fundamentalism in Hardcore Punk

Some bands echoed the Dead Kennedys' anti-Moral Majority messages; others embodied right-wing religion.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Agony and the Allure of the Side Quest

We hate them. We love them. What makes the side quest so agonizing, yet so alluring?

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Our Best Games of 2013

It was a year of good games, but was it a year of great games?

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Stop Look and Listen: An Interview with Henry Rollins

Henry Rollins is embarking on tour, but this time it's more than music: this time out, Henry Rollins is talking about the joys of capitalism, and why we need to remember how important it is leading up to the election. He tells PopMatters all about his venture ...

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20 Music Videos from the 1980s That Have Aged Well

In this second installment of Sound Affects' retrospective of music videos from the 1980s, we focus on 20 promos that have, remarkably, stood the test of time.

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You Can't Annihilate This Band: Black Flag's Legacy and Lore in 'Spray Paint the Walls'

Donning a yellow Circle Jerks shirt and a fuzzy upper lip, I awaited the buzzsaw, off-kilter power chords and frenetic, rasping Henry Rollins. Instead, I endured an endless barrage of molten, jazz-noise-metal riffage from a band that clearly disdained the charade that punk rock had become.

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Bum Kon: Drunken Sex Sucks

Smooch Records unearths an album's worth of songs from a little-remembered early '80s punk band.


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