The secret histories.
- Forty years later, a retrospective on the first Ramones album. Still want to hear that Pavarotti version of “Blitzkrieg Bop”.
- Tony D of Kill Your Pet Puppy talks with Thurston Moore on BBC Artsnight, March 2016.
- Booze, Blood and Noise: The Violent Roots of Manchester Punk — “A blow-by-blow history of the raucous 1970s scene that birthed Joy Division, Morrissey and Buzzcocks”. This is awesome.
- The History of Czechoslovak Punk. “a decadent life style smuggled to our country by Western agents as an ideological diversion with the aim of spoiling innocent socialist youth”
- A contemporary novel: The Punk by Gideon Sams. Written in 1977 as a school project when he was fourteen, rejected by his teacher, rescued from the bin by his mother and published that year; adapted as the 1993 film The Punk a The Princess (“Very poor in all departments”).
- Remembering Scotland’s forgotten post-punk bands — an interview with Grant McPhee, director of the documentary Big Gold Dream: The Sound of Young Scotland.
- A Children’s Picture Book: What Is Punk?