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2 Tone: Race, Music, and Pop Culture in Thatcher’s UK

2 Tone: Race, Music, and Pop Culture in Thatcher’s UK

2 Tone found a sweet spot between punk anger and pop sensibility that mirrored the myriad poles they were trying to bridge in their band members and audiences.

The Loud Warning of Ska Concert Film ‘Dance Craze’ Must Still Be Heard

The Loud Warning of Ska Concert Film ‘Dance Craze’ Must Still Be Heard

Dance Craze, the legendary concert film about the ska revival in Britain, brilliantly captures the performers’ sweaty, frantic, animated energy and the warning in their music’s message.

The Deep and Distant Roots of the Ska-Punk Hybrid

The Deep and Distant Roots of the Ska-Punk Hybrid

Many only recognize ska-punk as a fad of 1990s US pop music, but its emanation and roots run much deeper and spread far wider than one may think.

Madness: Can’t Touch Us Now

Madness: Can’t Touch Us Now

Madness serves up a release that disappoints while also suggesting there's still plenty of life left in the veteran band.
‘Darkest Dungeon’, a Masochist’s Dream

‘Darkest Dungeon’, a Masochist’s Dream

For as much as you level up in Darkest Dungeon, you will also level down. This is not power fantasy. This is a fantasy of cruelty and self inflicted pain.

Jeffery Deaver Electrically Charges Thrillers

One Step Beyond by Terry Edwards

Madness by Marya Hornbacher

Madness: The Dangermen Sessions Vol. 1