ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK GETS BANNED

65 years ago today, Rock Around the Clock movie gets banned due to its “hypnotic rhythm and the wild gestures have a maddening effect on a rhythm loving age group and the result of its impact is the relaxing of all self control.”

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.

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.

CHANEL & MARINIERE

Let’s celebrate Coco Chanel’s birthday—she was born in August—and pay homage to one of her greatest inventions in façon: Navy Style.

RAMONES IN NYC BY BOB GRUEN

On this date in 1975, Bob Gruen took photos of the Ramones (Dee Dee, Tommy, Johnny, and Joey) around New York City—outside of CBGB and in the subway.

MORRISSEY – SUEDEHEAD

These days, you’ve been a cranky, cruel, uncharming, so hard to love middle-aged asexual human. I’m no longer a religious devotee of you. But, still, I have to admit, you’ve had a significant impact in my pop culture adventure. So, yeah, happy birthday and sing your life, Moz!

DUNIA BELUM BERAKHIR

Barangkali mengejutkan, tembang power pop “Dunia Belum Berakhir” oleh Shaden yang dirilis di tahun 2000 ini oh-ternyata punya peran lumayan signifikan di skena punk rock Bali Selatan, utamanya Twice Tape Shop (jalan raya Legian). Anak skena macam Superman Is Dead, Jihad (sebelum berubah nama ke The Dji Hard), Emocore Revolver, Commercial Suicide, dsb, mereka adalah saksi kunci.

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