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The Sonic Cafe: Sonic Cafe #42 - A Bit TWISTED!, Segment 1

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:34:50 GMT

Sonic Cafe. Look Out! Welcome to episode 42. I'm you host Scott Clark. This time the Sonic Cafe is just a bit off, with an insane music mix covering over four decades.

40 years on "Two Sevens Clash" still captures militant zeitgeist of punk, reggae

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 21:12:11 GMT

It was 40 years ago today that The Clash, Sex Pistols and other like-minded fellow travelers fueled the punk revolution in the U.K. and the Ramones, Patti Smith and others did the same here. Less celebrated, perhaps, is the fact that Jamaican roots reggae was in its heyday at the same time, a fact that did not go unnoticed or unappreciated by punks on both sides of the Atlantic.

Music News Marvel to honour Nirvana, Guns Na Roses and more with new comic book covers

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 22:48:42 GMT

Nirvana and Guns N' Roses are among the iconic bands set to be honoured with tribute comic book covers by Marvel in the coming months. The publishers have previously paid homage to hip-hop artists with special covers, with the likes of Kanye West , Frank Ocean and BeyoncA© honoured in recent times.

Punk of 1977 inspires author to go back in time

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:34:35 GMT

A writer and journalist has delved back into the Punk era of the Seventies in a story reflecting the music scene of the day. Neil Rowland, who lives in Bedford, once wrote for Melody Maker and other music magazines, and has now published Punk Story.

June 19 in Music History: Diana Ross and Smokey Robinson release their solo debut albums

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:20:13 GMT

1976 - Future Smiths singer Steve Morrissey has a letter published in this week's edition of music magazine Record Mirror and Disc asking the editor why they had not included any stories on The Sex Pistols. 2012 - Fiona Apple releases The Idler Wheel Tags: Carole King , Diana Ross , Donna Summer , Fillmore Philly , Fiona Apple , Roberta Flack , Smokey Robinson , The Clash , This Day In Music History Philadelphia: Home to a rich musical history, a unique musical identity, and one of the nation's most thriving musical communities.

BWW Review: London Calling, a Musical Doesn't Connect

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 21:46:59 GMT

British punk rock invaded the U.S. during my formative years. The Ramones, Sex Pistols and The Clash started a movement that aggressively pushed back against the system and provided an outlet for the angst of an angry generation.

Feature / Just NowPunks, Nazis, Skins, and The Clash's finest hour

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:23:52 GMT

Rock Against Racism: Tom Robinson thinks of it as "the punk Woodstock". It was the moment punk turned popular, and people's band The Clash became - for better or for worse - real rock stars Forget the fabled 100 Club Punk Festival of September 1976.

David Bowie plaque to be unveiled outside Royal Star Arcade, Maidstone

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:06:41 GMT

The blue plaque will be erected outside the Royal Star Arcade, formerly the Royal Star Hotel Ballroom where the group regularly performed, by BBC Radio Kent. Bob Solly, one of the band's founding members, and Topper Headon, former drummer with The Clash, will unveil it to mark BBC Music Day.

Vine Time

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:06:40 GMT

I don't know if it's true, but I once heard a quote attributed to the Clash's Mick Jones after he attended a Blue yster Cult concert in the 1980s. "They could fit more people in here, if everyone weren't wearing bell bottoms," said the peg-legged punk rocker in what I imagine was a droll tone.

Special gig will celebrate 40th anniversary of debut Clash LP

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:36:14 GMT

There has been much talk about the 50th anniversary of the Beatles's Sgt Pepper album but another epoch making LP will be celebrated this weekend - the Clash's classic punk rock debut. The West London band's self-titled first album was released 40 years ago, setting the tone and manifesto for all subsequent punk waxings.

Touts bring some serious rage on punk-anthem a Political Peoplea

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 15:18:04 GMT

You'd be hard pressed to find a an emerging band quite so full of rage right now than Touts. The Derry trio gave us a right earful on their twisting , soon-to-be-punk-anthem-for-a-generation 'Sold Out' and the remainder of their debut EP was equally as switched on and seriously fucking angry.

Camden Rocks Festival - Camden, London

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 23:18:50 GMT

There are not many areas, around any city, that are more suitable for hosting a music festival than Camden Town. Providing a wide array of top class venues, pubs, as well as extravagant shops and market stalls, the London area has proved once again to be the perfect setting for the annual event bearing its name, Camden Rocks.

Linked - Crime, Punishment and Biased Sentencing

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 14:00:06 GMT

The students, part of a university honors class this semester called When Machines Decide: The Promise and Peril of Living in a Data-Driven Society, were tasked with creating a mobile app that teaches the public how a machine-learning algorithm could develop certain prejudices. "It was created to show that when you start using algorithms for this purpose there are unintended and surprising consequences," says Suresh Venkatasubramanian, associate professor in the U's School of Computing who helped the students develop the app and taught the class with U honors and law professor Randy Dryer.

London Neighbourhoods With Music In Their DNA

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:11:01 GMT

London is made up of many different neighbourhoods with their own unique and identifiable character. Sound is often central to this character.

In Photos: London In 1977

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:59:41 GMT

More than a million Londoners lined the streets to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977. It was also the first year that you could take the tube to Heathrow and then fly to New York on Concorde - both the Piccadilly line extension and this coveted air route made their debut this year.

Def Leppard's wonderfully dated hair metal causes Hysteria at Rogers Place

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 18:39:10 GMT

Lead singer of the English rock band Def Leppard Joe Elliott in concert at Rogers Place in Edmonton, June 2, 2017. Not just because of the fact that they've held to almost the same lineup for 40 years, or that they stood by drummer Rick Allen after the accident that took his left arm in 1984, but also because they've diligently kept with the wonderfully dated but commercially successful pop-metal synthesis they distilled in the mid '80s.

Haitian Group RAM Tours U.S.

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 02:33:00 GMT

Celebrated Haitian group RAM continue on their U.S. Tour, which comes to SOB's, 204 Varick St., New York City, Friday, June 16. Showtime: 11:00 pm. Tickets: $25.