A Totally Uncomprehensive History of Punk, Volume 2 (1980s) – Mix Tape Monday 10/7/13

OK class, welcome back. Today we’ll be discussing punk in the 1980s. We’ve got some choice selections for you from Circle Jerks, Young Canadians, X, Bad Religion, UK Subs, Bad Brains, Black Flag, Minutemen, the Pixies, Hüsker Dü, D.R.I., Minor Threat, GG Allin, the Replacements, the Germs and many, many others.

Next week we’ll tackle the 1990s and the rise of pop punk! Enjoy, nerds!

A Totally Uncomprehensive History of Punk, Volume 1 – Mix Tape Monday 9/30/13

School’s back in and it’s time for History of Punk 101. In the first session we’ll be covering influential bands like the Kinks, MC5, Iggy and the Stooges up through the early days of punk in the 1970s.

So listen and take good notes, there’s going to be a test.