I And I Survive (Bad Brains)

Angst and ire were punk’s stock in trade when it first detonated in the 1970s, but that initial blazing fury quickly cooled and hardened into a stifling orthodoxy. Like every other subculture under the sun, punk drew its slavish adherents. The people who humourlessly policed the ‘scene’ were completely self-appointed, but set about castigating ‘poseurs’ and accepting no less than complete ‘authenticity’ with fanatical zeal. Continue reading “I And I Survive (Bad Brains)”