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Lit Bombast: Savage Messiah

Savage Messiah was a gritty and gloomy fanzine straight from the streets of London via the brain of Laura Oldfield Ford. Although it was created in the oughts (hell, is … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Tracey Emin

YBA posterchild Tracey Emin makes fabulous art/poetry with neon signs. She was also KNIGHTED by the queen this year. I don’t know, these are really doing it for me today. … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 4 Comments

Noisegasm: The Three Johns

Admittedly, the Three Johns are hit or miss. In fact, I can’t get behind any of the new-wave-pop-bullshit that they put out following ’83. However, I recently rediscovered THIS song, … Continue reading

March 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

Style Ish: Teddy Girls

Lately I’ve been inspired by England’s Teddy girls- badass teenage girls whose style reflected the post-industrial wasteland that was London in the ’50s. I consider them a precursor to the … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

Arts Bombast: Malcom McLaren

Happy Birthday (and RIP), Mr. McLaren. You single-handedly translated several major underground music movements into just-the-right-amount-of-shocking, fashionable, marketable products. Bravo. The pseudo-Situationist sure could craft though. From the Pistols and … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Noisegasm: Disco Zombies

Leicester –> London transplants, DIY punks and (of course) John Peel favorites Disco Zombies are a fun punky-poppy band that I hadn’t really heard anything by until the ever-amazing Acute … Continue reading

April 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Noisegasm: Pregnant Neck

Fact: I am a fan of bands with really awkward names. Although I know very little else about Essex outfit Pregnant Neck, I wanted to publicly acknowledge them for making … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

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