Awesome 1970s anarcho-punk by Crass

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By Ruvan Wijesooriya in New Music on Thursday 16 June 2011

This anarcho-punk band from late 70s London were an example of rebellious music aimed at England’s class politics at that time. I still see crusty kids dressed as punks wearing the Crass emblem and logo, hoping they understand the story behind the look. This song, Walls, is one of the few anarcho-punk disco tunes I’ve […]

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Beautiful Darling: documentary about Candy Darling

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By Jordan Galland in New Film on Saturday 7 May 2011

Walk On The Wild Side and Candy Says being among the most influential songs in rotation on my Walkman during my formative years, and having had a deep fascination with Warhol and the New York of the 70s and early 80s (I moved here in 85, so I caught the tail end as a kindergartener), I was drawn to this documentary and laughed and cried the whole 90 minutes.

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