NOTTING HILL & WHITE RIOT

On this date in 1976 more than 100 police officers had to be taken to hospital after clashes at Notting Hill Carnival in west London.

TEN 30TH ANNIVERSARY

Ten, arguably the greatest rock debut of all time, turned 30 today.

ROCK-N-ROLL EXHIBITION: RANDY SALIM

Randy Salim exhibits some monstrous riffs, beats that make you want to commit physical assault, vocals that defy medical logic, lyrics written with middle fingers permanently pointing skywardall the forces that drive you to pump your fist, bang your head, air drum maniacally and air guitar like the biggest fucking retard on the planet.

THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE WOMAN

Yemeni photographer Boushra Almutawakel makes us reflect on the living conditions of women in contexts where religious fanaticism prevails. Her work highlights the strength and courage of Middle Eastern women.

KNUCKLEHEAD NATION: BALI’S PUNK PIONEERS

SRSLY? Knucklehead Nation were pioneers? Pioneers as in very first punk rock band in Bali? Pernyataan tersebut disemburkan oleh Ary Astina aka JRX kala ia sedang diwawancara oleh Bobby dalam sesi podcast AMWAVE. Membuat batang kemaluan yang tadinya lemas menjadi bangun dan bersemangat.

ALBUM KOMPILASI MAI MABASA BALI

Just released, Balinese songs compilation album by today’s coolest local scenesters; from rockabilly, R&B, to struck-plucked-pinched-pizzicato Kroncong! Embrace your roots!

MERDEKA BASA BALI: LELANGON GENDING BALI

Malih benjang! 17 Agustus 2021; 20.00-21.00 WITA — MERDEKA MABASA BALI – Lelangon Gending Bali — YouTube live streaming: Puri Kauhan Ubud TV; Instagram live: Rudolf Dethu.

THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBER ESCAPES FROM PRISON

57 years ago today, Charlie Wilson, part of the gang who pulled off the 1963 Great Train Robbery, one of the biggest heists of its kind, escapes from Winson Green Prison in Birmingham, England, in under three minutes.

BHINNEKA, BINEKA, DAN PECEL LELE

Kerancuan yang semestinya tak perlu terjadi jika memang mau meluangkan beberapa belas detik untuk membuka KBBI. Lah, katanya organisasi dengan semangat berbangsa, bernegara, berbahasa—bangga menjadi Indonesia?

JOS: TWO MONTHS SECURED IN TWO WEEKS

Hello, this is Sarah. Thank you all so very much for the almost AUD25,000 in contributions (from this appeal, those mirrored in Indonesia, Europe and Australia, and received directly) accumulated so far; and please continue to help us to get the word out.

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