Diary of Hope Week 2

I’m writing this listening to Bob Vylan’s 'we live here' record. A punk rock Benjamin Zephaniah with some amount of anger for society. Interesting in the week that England placed her faith in the Tory party once more. Sure they’ve been in power for 80 of the last 100 years so there should be no … Continue reading Diary of Hope Week 2

Hope Show 160 GabFest 10 1983 a year of punk

It's now 1983 and the door may have closed on the first wave of punk. There's bands like the Avengers and UK Subs from that wave still releasing music. Hardcore is speeding through the States. ohn Lydon is changing his ways where money applies. meanwhile Yorkshire and Germany are pushing boundaries

Play of the Day – This Is Sisterhood

a supergroup under the name 'Solidarity Not Silence' with members of The Tuts, Petrol Girls, Colour Me Wednesday, Personal Best AND with a feature from Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill. Standing in Solidarity #ThisIsSisterhood

Book of the week – we are the clash

Charting the final era of the clash and the politics of the day, the re-election of Thatcher and Reagan and subsequent hounding of the left. Interesting that they were on the rise as the clash was in the demise.