Left of the Dial

Left of the Dial

Conversations With Punk Icons

eBook - 2013
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Featuring interviews with leading figures of the punk underground, including Ian MacKaye, from Minor Threat and Fugazi; Jello Biafra, from Dead Kennedys; and Dave Dictor, from MDC, this book probes the legacy of punk's sometimes fuzzy political ideology, its homegrown traditions, and its rupturing of social norms. Passionate, far-reaching, and fresh, these conversations illuminate punk's oral history with candor and humor by focusing on the history of ideologies and values as understood by performers, instead of as represented by discographies or gig memories. The book also features rare photographs shot during the heyday of punk and hardcore, and a massive punk flyer collection that celebrates a visual history of the bands represented.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : PM Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781604868883
9781604866414
Branch Call Number: 782.4216 En
Characteristics: 1 online resource (320 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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Aug 26, 2013

Excellent interviews with some legends of the alternative scene. Definitely worth reading for the dedicated fan of the punk music scenes that laid the ground work for today's music.

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