Friday, November 18, 2016

"With that combination of bands, you know something's going on"

Chances are that if you're a fan of American punk, you won't learn much that's new from Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz's interview with the New York Post - 1970s New York was a dangerous and scarred city, CBGBs was an exciting focal point for the nascent scene, Patti Smith was as intense off-stage as she was on it, Johnny Ramone was "a pure, unadulterated mean spirit" - but it's still worth a read.

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