From 1979 to 1982, the sickest band in the world was Washington D.C’s BAD BRAINS. Without even trying, they helped to create hardcore as we know it; if you asked Minor Threat or S.O.A who was their biggest influence, hands down they would say BAD BRAINS. From day one, these
Leave it to Don Letts to be a part of one of the best documentaries about skinheads, called The Story of Skinhead with Don Letts. What I love about this is that it takes the viewer back to the roots of this subculture before it was hijacked by the National Front.
Symbols carry power in all cultures, and when they are appropriated by another group, their power can also be hi-jacked and twisted. Such is the case with the Swastika, a symbol of good luck and peace that was around for thousands of years before the Nazis decided to use it as their
I could go on for days about what it was like to be a punk in the 80’s, but would be boring! Check out this rad documentary that explains it much better than I ever could (the interview with Chuck Dukowski makes this extra rad because he is so articulate). Just
Last week, I saw a very powerful and inspirational documentary about pro skater Brian Anderson coming out. This film will give you a glimpse into the fears he had before coming out, and how his friends all had his back, as they should! Press play below so you can see for yourself