Don't be so tense and try to release these flows of bad energies, these bad vibes, the ones that prevent you from liking top bands like Blyth Power and The Astronauts, you know what I mean. Now try to empty your mind and go back to the origins of the Self, of Meaning, of Life itself. Travel deep inside your roughed up psyche and unravel what you find at its core. Since I am prone to panic attacks whenever I am being told to relax and especially when I hear the combination of the words "yoga" and "meditation", I am grateful I didn't have to reach into my inner self to see the '77 light and just had to browse through Album) Ep's.
I am not the biggest fan of 70's punk music and while I do enjoy some of it, I tend to prefer the second wave, the one that was influenced by the original wave, basically punk-rock influenced by punk-rock. Of course, the huge success and popularity of bands like The Clash, the Pistols, The Damned, Stiff Little Fingers or X-Ray Spex implies that they have had, to this day, a lasting effect on punk music and aesthetics.
In fact, '77 punk has become a punk subgenre throughout the years, a bit like UK82 but with a bigger claim to being "the original punk sound" some people Album) treasure that notion to an unhealthy extent. If anything, this constant process of turning a specific, contextualized sound into an actual genre, this cementing "genre-ification", shows that we - us punks - have a very limited understanding of the diachroneity and fluidity of music. We love categories. On the other hand, it has also spawned a lot of discrete punk subgenres which, in spite of their inherent systematization and an archipelago structure, account for the diversity of punk music.
Kev - The overture, by Beethoven, Album). Second release should be a single by 'The Stains'. We've got enough material for a second album which we are now playing live and will hopefully record later in the year. Gig-wise, our annual punk-aid appearance, pleased to be asked back Short Cut - Red Flag 77 - A Short Cut To A Better World (Vinyl the 3rd consecutive year the Bradford Rio's gig on Nov 11th with GBH etc.
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Get along to see us for a bloody good laugh! And Ipswich Town are premier league. Jack Flag is a Narwich pooh! Thanks for the interview. Return to interview list Please note that the opinions expressed by band members does not necessarily reflect the views of this website.
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