Ribbon Around A Bomb

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RAB Radio #32 and #33

Hallelujah, there are two new Ribbon Around a Bomb Radio podcasts uploaded on Radio Valencia for your listening pleasure! #32- Snakes Crawl is a legit-per-usual assortment of female-fronted punk, including … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Sanja Iveković

Photographer and video/performance artist Sanja Iveković was the first artist in Croatia to outwardly identify as a “feminist” artist. A lot of her works from the ’70s deal with the … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Punk in Museums?

If you know me (and internet-knowing me totally counts) then you know that two of my fav things in life are punk music and art museums. No, you know what, … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 9 Comments

In the Mood For… Post-Punk Pins

I’ve been feeling the buttons lately. My friend Krissie bought me some Twin Peaks pins recently, and I just went to an event at this legit Chicana/punk art gallery (Everlasting … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Noisegasm: Pere Ubu

So I was thinking the other day about how I used to consider myself an enthusiast of electronic music, but then, I was asked to cover a colleague’s radio show. … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Womanhouse

In 1972, Judy Chicago and over a dozen other female artists came together to present Womanhouse, the first collaborative exhibition of feminist art in the United States. Set in an … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Noisegasm: Mögel

Last night, a friend of a friend hooked me up with the complete(?) recordings of all-female svenskt muskikgrupp Mögel. I am seriously digging these zigzag rhythms and delightfully atonal Swedish … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · 4 Comments

San Francisco: New Wave Tidal Wave Threatens East Bay

Brilliant 1979 spoof newspaper in which, “Biafra Campaigns for Mayor” of San Francisco. For those who don’t have impeccable eyesight like I do, the highlights are: 1. Biafra’s campaign is … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: David Wojnarowicz’ Rimbaud in New York Series

Why do all the cool New York artists (see: Ginsburg, Patti Smith, and Wojnarowicz) love Rimbaud so much? Oh, that’s right, because he’s the shit. Below, a couple violent verses … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Mary Beth Edelson

Ever a sucker for ’70s-era feminist art, I’ve been getting into Mary Beth Edelson lately. I can’t really get behind some of her new age-y, reclaiming-the-Goddess works, but these cheeky … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

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