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By any reasonable metric, the Clash are one of the five best bands in British history. (The others, if you're keeping score at home, are the Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath, Pulp, and Ned's Atomic…   Read Story »
After spending the first half of June on the festival beat, I've been watching TV and movies at a pretty ferocious pace these last two weeks, because there's been a lot of good stuff going on. A…   Read Story »
Converse do a good job of integrating their brand among music types. If you're at SXSW next week, for instance, you will see no shortage of One-Star logos plastered across Austin. (You probably have…   Read Story »
In a new FunnyOrDie video, Fred Armisen's under-recognized first-gen punk Ian Rubbish interviews Mick Jones and Paul Simonon at NYC's Electric Lady Studios. Of course the Clash were a big influence…   Read Story »
Audio Ammunition is a new five-part documentary about legendary UK punk band the Clash put out this week by Google Play. The series was launched to celebrate the release of massive Clash 12-disc box…   Read Story »
Next week (9/10) marks the release of the Clash's Sound System box set, a massive collection of remastered albums, demos, and merch that would impress any fan of the seminal UK punk band and we have…   Read Story »
In the final analysis, the first wave of British punk rock left us with a brief, fractious cacophony. The Sex Pistols imploded quickly and with a famously ferocious violence. Sham-69 and X-Ray Spex…   Read Story »
Now that Julie Delpy (Beyond Sunrise, Beyond Sunset) is attached to direct the forthcoming Joe Strummer biopic The Right Profile, who should star as Joe? The picture above, to me, suggests a skinny…   Read Story »
Name: Jimmy Cliff Progress Report: Reggae legend and Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer Jimmy Cliff gets to work on a new record with Rancid's Tim Armstrong. There are few things that are absolute…   Read Story »
Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here…   Read Story »