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For generations, an ominous warning had been used to instil fear and obedience in African-American communities: “The Night Doctors will get you.” It was a means of social control that combined elements of folklore and historical experience; a scare tactic used at various times by slave masters, white vigilantes and

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2017 came to a close with Dawn Ray’d’s The Unlawful Assembly ending up on a truckload of year-end lists. The album certainly deserved all of the accolades it received (although I personally could have done without the awkward folk passages that bookended each side). It was a blistering atmospheric black

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Hell seems to be a collective assault on the American imagination — the culmination of our entire post-Columbus cultural history and political infrastructure. Ask anyone familiar with it to describe the scene and you’ll likely get the same description across the board — a furnace of torture, suffering, demons and unfathomable pain. Hell is

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80s HardcoreCvltureHistoryMusic

What you are about to hear is a very special interview with Drew Carolan, the creator of the unreal book that came out this year called MATINEE All Ages on the Bowery (pick up a copy HERE). To say that this book captured 80’s hardcore history would be an understatement!

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I’m not going to pretend like I don’t like Christmas…mostly for the getting boozy with friends and family part and then eating a ton of food I would otherwise avoid all year. But the way I celebrate this holiday is on the far, austere end of the spectrum of cheesiness

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CvltureHistoryMusicPost-Punk

Via post-punk.com   Before post-punk and Goth in the early days of Punk, British film director, DJ and musician Don Letts pretty much ran the scene at The Roxy in London, spinning primarily reggae and ska music to patrons of all colours. with some of the white boys in the scene calling themselves skin and

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