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I heard that this guy is a legend, so to remember him a bunch of articles, videos, pictures, ect. of him.
“When you're out to get the honey you don't go killing all the bees.” - Joe Strummer
The Clash- Should I Stay Or Should I go?I heard that this guy is a legend, so to remember him a bunch of articles, videos,... more
Back to the 80's tonight.
There are so many gems in the Mr. Media® interview archives, like this one with famed rock photographer Bob Gruen. Listen to his stories about the New York Dolls, John Lennon, The Clash and more! http://www.mrmedia.com/2008/10/bob-gruen-new-york-dolls-photographs-photographer-mr-media-interview/There are so many gems in the Mr. Media® interview archives, like this one with... more
BUSTER SHUFFLE - 'ELVIS VS WAG' feat. members of The Blockheads, The Specials, Art Brut and The Infidels“Inspired Arrangements and effective songs” **** UNCUT
“Take my word for it they’re rockin” The Sun
People Like You present, the brand new single
BUSTER SHUFFLE - ‘COME IN c/w ELVIS VS WAG’ feat. members of The Blockheads, The Specials, Art Brut and The Infidels
To be launched on 5th May at The London Intl Ska Festival - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire - check the video out here!
Buster Shuffle’s eagerly anticipated second album, ‘Do Nothing’, is set for release on June 4th. This is preceded by the release of the double A-side single launch party at the London International Ska Festival (O2 Shepherds Bush Empire - May 5th).
‘Do Nothing’ consists of twelve supremely inventive, expertly constructed songs that should cement Buster Shuffle's fast-growing reputation as new kings of the feel-good, super-melodic ska-tinged pop that Madness used to do so well. Listen to ‘Made in China’ and ‘English Way’, or the relentlessly imaginative, high-octane ‘Come In’ and ‘Elvis Vs Wag’ for proof.
There are subtle nods to Brit-pop giants, Blur, too, in the insanely catchy ‘Around Here’, and parallels to be drawn with Ian Dury and The Blockheads and even The Kinks, particularly in the magnificently raunchy ’15 Again’. The band have been ‘mixing it up’ creatively, too, and the album features a number of collaborations with legendary characters from classic bands (Micky Gallagher of The Blockheads/The Clash and Roddy Radiation of The Specials) as well as contemporary indie and dance acts (Ian Catskillkin of Art Brut and Wag of The Infidels), lending the record a truly unique flavour and a broad appeal which effortlessly transcends generations.
Buster Shuffle has spent the majority of time since the 2011-release of their debut album impressing larger and larger audiences across Europe. A series of scintillating performances at a string of high-profile festival slots in Germany, together with a fantastic response from support tours encompassing Holland, Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark and the Czech Republic, has provided the platform from which the band has gone on from strength to strength, now regularly playing to their own sell-out crowds around the continent.
Back home front man, Jet, has become a regular on Danny Wallace’s XFM show and the band’s already-healthy fan-base has continued to expand, gigging with a fantastically eclectic range of established acts including The Rifles, The Blockheads, Shed Seven, The Wombats, The Beat, The Selecter and, at a sell-out IndigO2 in London, Chas and Dave.
Buster Shuffle live UK
21.04 Bridport Electric Palace w/ Dub Pistols
26.04 Birmingham Road House
27.04 Harlow The Square
05.05 London Intl Ska Festival - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
06.06 London 100 Club Album Launch Party
13.07 Vintage Festival, Northants - Opening main stage
04.08 Run To The Hills, Derbyshire
12.08 One Love Festival, Kent“Inspired Arrangements and effective songs” **** UNCUT “Take my... more
Interesting take on Punk, by the mass media of the day.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2s1EoCxy1ZA&feature=player_embeddedInteresting take on Punk, by the mass media of the day.... more
Latest Complete Hot News Updates “I will not cover 'Mustang Sally'.” I think we've all learned by now. If not, consider this your last reminder. Mustang Sally, The Rascals, Young Rascals, or if you want, have met several times over the ...Latest Complete Hot News Updates “I will not cover 'Mustang... more
The pulsating sounds and sights of the 1976 Notting Hill Carnival featuring archived British newsreels about the U.K.'s "Jamaican problem," Steve Bell's steel band animated and culminating in the sound system backed historic clash between mas revellers and the London constabulary. An historical mini-documentary you can groove to along with Joe Strummer's finest lyrics.
http://looncanada.com/2010/11/22/lets-go-crazy-a-new-viral-video-reprises-the-true-story-of-the-1976-notting-hill-carnival-riot/The pulsating sounds and sights of the 1976 Notting Hill Carnival featuring archived... more
Original artwork for The Clash's "London Calling" is set to be auctioned off later this month. The lot consisting of sketches, drawings and designs for the cover of the 1979 album is expected to sell for between £50-70,000.Original artwork for The Clash's "London Calling" is set to be... more
The Clash’s ‘London Calling‘ is set to be re-released later next month. The album, which was first released in December 1979, is set to be re-release on December 14. The release will celebrate the albums 30th anniversary.The Clash’s ‘London Calling‘ is set to be re-released later next... more
“On the Street” is a collection of photographs by Amy Arbus; the photographs presented here were selected from Arbus’s original photo-column that ran in “The Village Voice” between 1980 and 1990, a page that documented New York City’s downtown area’s most vibrant, creative dressers and personalities.
Now that Manhattan is only habitable for the very rich, many New Yorkers love to reminiscently look back to the truly mad and crazy ‘80s, an era when the Bowery could be quite dangerous and apartments were still fairly affordable. Back in the original 1980s and 1990s, Amy Arbus found the subjects for her extremely unique photographs mostly by just wandering around the Village, looking for people who were wearing visually creative and unusual outfits, a lot of polka dots, or stripes, or everyone wearing hats in the summertime. At the time, there was nothing else like it. Until Arbus's photographic work, there hadn’t been any kind of record of the East Village scene when it was comprised of this particularly promising, hopeful group of talented, interesting people.
Describing her pictures from this 1980s to 1990s collection, Arbus stated, “In terms of the clothes, I think they were fantastic and funny and outrageous and silly….There was no kind of judgment going on at the time. Everyone wanted to be noticed, no matter what it was for. That’s completely gone. Being noticed is irrelevant now. You have to make such waves to be a success at things now that dressing differently may make an impression, but it’s not going to get you a career.”
Included here are a large number of wonderful vintage Arbus photographs, a video from her documentary film “On the Street,” a remarkable full-screen high-resolution slide show and an additional audio-slide show of Amy Arbus’s photography.“On the Street” is a collection of photographs by Amy Arbus; the... more
Mick Jones, lead guitarist of The Clash, has opened a "guerrilla rock'n'roll public library" in London. Jones has taken 10,000 of his personal items collected over three decades to create the library. Some of the items include a collection of records, pizza boxes from Clash tours, books, camouflage graffiti boots worn by the band on stage, and retro recording equipment.
Visitors will also be encouraged to scan the stickers, fliers, and other archival material in the library and copy them to memory sticks. Not only will fans be able to see relics from this legendary band but may also have an opportunity to see Jones himself, as he will be recording with up-and-coming bands in his studio next door.
Jones said, "It's a very personal collection but I don't want the library to be only for Clash fans. I hope it can be a resource and spark people's imaginations, create an idea of continual creativity.” The library will be open through the 25th of August and is free of charge.Mick Jones, lead guitarist of The Clash, has opened a "guerrilla... more
Despite the wide variety of musicians at Bonnaroo this year, there was a commonality I observed at nearly every set, from Snoop Dogg to TV on the Radio to Bon Iver: the prevalence of the handclap. The crowd went wild each time the band gave them a beat they could clap along to, and the musicians seemed to appreciate the response. Why are handclaps so appealing? Maybe it's the sing-alongs we're taught as children, like "B-I-N-G-O" and of course, "If You're Happy and You Know It Clap Your Hands." Maybe it's the interactive nature of making percussion along with the band, or maybe it's the pure joy of keeping the beat. Either way, handclaps have made their way into every genre you can think of, including rap, folk, punk, indie rock, '80s pop and classic rock. Here, our favorite 13 songs with handclaps.
1. Simon and Garfunkel - "Cecilia"
Classic—not only a jiving handclap, but shakers, too.
2. John Cougar Mellencamp - "Jack and Diane"
Despite Mellencamp's multiple name changes, life goes on, and the crowd keeps clapping.
3. Arcade Fire - "Rebellion (Lies)"
There's only one, and you'll be disappointed if you miss it.
4. Talib Kweli - "Get By"
This morning, I woke up. Feeling brand new, I jumped up. Right away, I clapped my hands. Or something like that.
5. Of Montreal - "Disconnect the Dots"
It's subtle but it's there.
6. The Clash, "Rock the Casbah"
Whatever a casbah is, at least we can keep the beat.
7. Busta Rhymes- "Make it Clap"
8. Stealers Wheel - "Stuck in the Middle With You"
You know you were going to sing along anyway
9. Gorillaz- "Dirty Harry"
Sounds like a percussive army of clappers.
10. Radiohead - "We Suck Young Blood"
The slow death-knell of handclaps.
11.The Beatles- "Eight Days A Week"
Lots of Beatles songs have claps, but this one is classic.
12. Belle and Sebastian - "Women's Realm"
Maybe they should have named their album Clap Your Hands, Child, You Walk Like a Peasant. But Fold Your Hands is pretty close.
13.The Rembrandts- "I'll Be There For You"
You know it as the Friends theme song—the one that just wouldn't be the same without that quadruple handclap in the first verse.
Clips of songs @ linkDespite the wide variety of musicians at Bonnaroo this year, there was a commonality I... more
As a young boy, Clash guitarist Mick Jones would chase his football idols all over London for autographs. Then he discovered music and dropped the autograph book but not his manic collecting.
Over the years, the 53 year-old co-founder of one of Punk's biggest bands has amassed a mammoth collection of books, magazines, records, posters alongside artwork, recording gear, stage clothes and song lyrics from his time with The Clash and his other bands Big Audio Dynamite and Carbon/Silicon.As a young boy, Clash guitarist Mick Jones would chase his football idols all over... more
Mick Jones (The Clash) and Tony James (Generation X) of Carbon/Silicon discuss how their conversations have changed or not changed from their London SS days.Mick Jones (The Clash) and Tony James (Generation X) of Carbon/Silicon discuss how... more
Mick Jones (The Clash) and Tony James (Generation X) of Carbon/Silicon have more to say now than when they were just young kids in legendary punk bands...Mick Jones (The Clash) and Tony James (Generation X) of Carbon/Silicon have more to... more