Melissa Plotsky and Kid Congo Powers talk about the music fan-turned legendary musician’s crazy and wondrous punk coming-of-age story, Some New Kind of Kick.
This week’s compendium of five carefully selected albums are all connected by a change encounter with Julius C. Lacking … maybe it was the tags, or perhaps the artwork, but the results are clear.
Swing From The Sean Dealer (In The Red). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
Poisonous Times (Kill Rock Stars). Review by Jen Cray.
Matthew Moyer is glad that Holly George-Warren and the other compilers of this coffeetable-riffic collection of punk photos fetishize image as much as he does.
Get Well Soon (Gold Standard). Review by Stein Haukland.
…but James Mann offers a review of two books on the subject that should be: Steven Blush’s American Hardcore: A Tribal History and Mark Spitz and Brendan Mullen’s We Got the Neutron Bomb: The Untold Story of L.A. Punk.
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Carl F. Gauze reviews Live and Fucking Loud From London on DVD, featuring the queen of rock and roll sex appeal, Wendy O. Williams.
Director Laura Citarella, of the famed filmmaking collective El Pampero Cine, has created with her newest feature Trenque Lauquen a provocative transformation of her protagonist Laura (Laura Parades), whom Citarella first introduced in her 2011 film Ostende. Lily and Generoso enjoyed an in-depth conversation with Citarella about Trenque Lauquen when it screened at AFI Fest 2022.
Back in 2018, Lily and Generoso selected Adirley Queirós’s Once There Was Brasilia as a top ten film. That feature’s cinematographer, Joana Pimenta, has now co-directed with Queirós one of the most expansive political films we’ve seen this year, Dry Ground Burning. Lily and Generoso interviewed Pimenta at AFI Fest earlier this month.