Archive for December 2013

The History of Punk, Class #17

2013/12/08

The Edmonton Free School
Monday December 9th 7:00PM
Location: Humanities Centre 1-14, The University of Alberta
All-Ages & All-Welcome

“Let’s find a new way to smash a guitar” Part II

van punk crowd

Last class we examined the relationship between punk and protest.

In this class, we will expand the discussion, with class participants presenting on ideas brought up in the last seminar.

We will also watch the documentary film Bloodied But Unbowed on the Vancouver punk scene.

Readings:
Punk and Protest: Laws, Counterculture, Action!
Punk and Protest: Laws, Counterculture, Action! Part II
Punk and Protest: Laws, Counterculture, Action! Part III
Mashup generation: Why parents and kids are spinning a common playlist

Playlist:
The Skulls move to Toronto
K-Tels – “Where Are You”
The Stiffs – “Fuck You”
Dishrags – “I Don’t Love You” live 1979
The Subhumans – Incorrect Thoughts
The Subhumans – “Firing Squad”

DOA – “Trial by Media”
Art Bergmann – Beatles In Hollywood
DOA – “30th Anniversary Documentary”
Bloodied But Unbowed: Early Vancouver Punk

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